Virginia Center for the Book

The Virginia Center for the Book’s vision is that every Virginian will have access to books and reading and to the power that books and reading provide to shape and inform personal and civic life.

As an affiliate of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, the Virginia Center for the Book works within a network of 50 state-center affiliates to promote books, reading, literacy, and the literary life of Virginia.


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2016 Virginia Festival of the Book

With hundreds of events free and open to the public, join us as VFH celebrates books, authors, and reading at its 22nd Annual Virginia Festival of the Book.
Carolyn Eastman

The Strange Genius of Mr. O

Carolyn Eastman is studying a fascinating character who had a hand in the birth of the 19th-century American oratorical tradition.