Great Reads 2023

The Virginia Center for the Book is one of 56 Centers for the Book across the country affiliated with the Library of Congress. Each year the local center for the book or …


2023 Annual Members Project Rivanna Reconnaissance

As a result of profound climate change, newly revealed archaeological and paleontological finds are surfacing along the banks of the Rivanna River. We are creating a scientific field journal cataloging these incidences in a fictional case study. Lost treasures unearthed, lost landscapes exposed, lost life forms revealed or revived, lost memories recovered – we are moved by these unexpected finds. Our fictional field journal will contain many examples of these newly uncovered discoveries.


2023 Festival of the Book: Demonstrating the Art & Craft of Bookmaking

In conjunction with the 2023 Festival of the Book, our Book Arts members offered public demonstrations at the Center for the Book and the Omni Hotel. On Friday, March 24, …