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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An attendee at a fantasy and science fiction panel in 2013. Photo by Pat Jarrett.

One for the Books

In two decades, the Virginia Festival of the Book has gone from a booklover's vision to a mainstay of the Charlottesville literary scene.