Events

February 27 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us every Thursday evening at 8 pm for this special, ongoing reading series featuring one poet and one prose writer each week from the UVA Creative Writing MFA student body.

February 28 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading in Spanish and English with renowned poet Fernando Valverde.

February 29 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for Storytime, held every Saturday at 11 AM! All ages welcome.

March 03 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Join us for a Meet & Greet with New York Times bestselling author Ann Patchett.

March 03 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Casey Cep’s nonfiction book, Furious Hours.

March 04 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with Thomas Travisano, author of Love Unknown.

March 06 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

March 10 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for an evening with National Book Award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author James McBride at The Haven.

March 14 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Rachel Joyce’s novel The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.

March 14 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Katherine Vaz, Isabel Pavão, and Katherine McNamara share their artist’s e-book, The Heart Is a Drowning Object.

March 18 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Poets Lauren Alleyne, Iréne Mathieu, and Amy Woolard will read from their recent collections.

March 19 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Poets Cam Awkward-Rich, Kate Daniels, and Gregory Orr will read from their recent collections.

March 19 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Tara Campbell, Peg Alford Pursell, and Rion Amilcar Scott will discuss their short stories.

March 19 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Elizabeth Earley, David Brendan Hopes, and Carter Sickels will discuss the importance of LGBTQ representation in their work.

March 20 10:00am - 11:30am

Megan Angelo, Rion Amilcar Scott, and Deb Olin Unferth will discuss their satirical novels.

March 20 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Rick Hodges, Johanna Stoberock, and Deb Olin Unferth will discuss their novels.

March 20 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Cara Black, the third annual Carol Troxell Reader, will read from her work.

March 20 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Poets Franny Choi, Leah Naomi Green, and Morgan Parker will read from their new collections.

March 21 10:00am - 11:30am

Novelists Amitav Ghosh, Lindsay Lerman, and Johanna Stoberock will discuss their work.

March 21 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Thorpe Moeckel, Margaret Renkl, and Laura-Gray Street will share perspectives on their deep engagement with the natural world.

March 21 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Authors Jack Carneal and Grace Elizabeth Hale share stories from their first-hand experiences in the music industry.

March 21 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Poets Ilya Kaminsky, Jeanne Larsen, and John Murillo will read from their newest collections.

March 22 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Gabriel Bump, Lindsay Lerman, and Aatif Rashid will discuss their novels.

March 25 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of More Truly and More Strange: 100 Contemporary American Self-Portrait Poems, edited by Lisa Russ Spaar.

March 28 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Marva Barnett’s book To Love Is to Act. A signing will follow.

April 03 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of Cat Denby.

April 03 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

April 04 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with UVA MFA alumni Steve Bellin-Oka and Thomas Pierce.

April 06 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Alan Levinovitz’s new book, Natural. A signing will follow.

April 07 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Amor Towles’s novel Rules of Civility.

April 08 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Katharine Schellman’s debut mystery novel, The Body in the Garden. A signing will follow.

April 09 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Diane Rehm: When My Time Comes – with John Grisham at the Paramount

April 10 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with Jordan Kisner, who will be reading from her debut essay collection, Thin Places.

April 17 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers, Michael Collier, and Jane Alison.

April 18 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a special Storytime with Candice Ransom and Jamey Christoph, author and illustrator of Bones in the White House.

April 24 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Micheline Aharonian Marcom’s new novel, The New American, and Kiki Petrosino’s new poetry collection, White Blood.

April 25 9:30am - 9:00pm

Join us as we celebrate National Independent Bookstore Day!

May 01 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

May 02 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with activist and journalist Shaun King at The Haven.

February 22 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Adam Johnson’s novel The Orphan Master’s Son.

February 21 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring Jeffrey Thomson and Liza Nash Taylor.

February 21 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for a multimedia event with world-renowned physicist and New York Times bestselling author Brian Greene at the Paramount Theater.

February 15 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with Taije Silverman, who will be reading from her translation of Giovanni Pascoli’s poems, Selected Poems of Giovanni Pascoli.

February 08 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of David Stanford Burr’s debut poetry collection, Ledger Domain. A signing will follow.

February 07 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

February 07 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of the e salon watercolorists for their winter show, A Tribute to Eloise.

February 04 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Rick Hodge’s novel To Follow Elephants.

February 01 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a book talk with Amanda Swanson and Bill Haltom, authors of Full Court Press.

January 31 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening of poetry with Susannah Nevison and Christopher Kondrich.

January 26 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Charlotte Matthews’s memoir, Comes with Furniture and People.

January 25 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a special Storytime with Elaine Bamford, author of A Cup of Loving Kindness.

January 18 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a special Storytime with Karen Moulis and Cary Oliva, authors of ABCville.

January 11 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Ellie White’s book, and for too long after.

January 10 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of James Cole’s chapbook, Crow, come home. A signing will follow.

January 07 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Jonathan Eig’s biography of Muhammad Ali, Ali: A Life.

January 04 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Andrew Sean Greer’s novel Less.

January 03 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of Blake Hurt.

December 21 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Join us for a short concert with the Virginia Consort Carolers, who will be singing holiday songs in the shop.

December 14 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Celebrate the holidays with New Dominion! Join us for a special evening of hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and good cheer.

December 13 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring Chet’la Sebree, Marco Rafalà, and Amie Whittemore.

December 07 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with local musician Chris Campanelli.

December 06 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

December 06 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of Blake Hurt.

December 03 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Agatha Christie’s mystery novel Hercule Poirot’s Christmas.

December 03 5:30pm - 6:00pm

Join us for a short concert with the Virginia Gentlemen, who will be singing songs from their holiday repertoire.

November 30 11:00am - 12:00pm

Meet the author! Join us for a special Storytime with John Stith, author of the picture book The Climbing Tree.

November 23 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with poets Jillian Weise and Lindsay Stuart Hill.

November 22 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us and Shakespeare on the Lawn for a special performance of scenes from Shakespeare’s best-loved plays.

November 20 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the reissue of Gregory Orr’s memoir, The Blessing. A signing will follow.

November 19 5:30pm - 6:00pm

Join us for a short concert with the Virginia Belles, who will be singing songs from their fall repertoire.

November 16 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Thorpe Moeckel’s new book, Down by the Eno, Down by the Haw. A signing will follow.

November 15 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring Amber Sparks and Nan Macmillan.

November 09 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join The Dec staff for a casual Young Alumni Reunion.

November 09 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Lawrence Reid Bechtel’s novel A Partial Sun. A signing will follow.

November 09 10:30am - 11:00am

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Virginia Holman’s book Rescuing Patty Hearst.

November 08 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with Lawrence Jackson, a former White House photographer and the author of Yes We Did.

November 06 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of tavola: 10 greatest hits—music and food.

November 05 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s novel One Hundred Years of Solitude.

November 02 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of the seventeenth volume of American Fiction, featuring Kathleen Ford’s short story “Shabbos Goy.”

November 02 11:00am - 12:00pm

Meet the author! Join us for a special Storytime with Stephanie Taylor, author of the picture book I Can Change Everything.

November 01 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

November 01 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of Chris Butler.

October 27 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for an afternoon with poet and essayist Laurance Wieder, who will be reading from his new books.

October 26 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with poets Brian Teare and Gillian Conoley.

October 19 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Susan Jane McCulley’s new book, Octabusy: How To Let Go in a Sea of Doing. A signing will follow.

October 18 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring Emily Pease, Micheline Aharonian Marcom, and Will Marsh.

October 17 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with Peter Finn, author of A Guest of the Reich.

October 12 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a book talk with Sharon Marcus, author of The Drama of Celebrity. Professor Jack Hamilton will moderate the discussion.

October 12 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Mariflo Stephens’s poetry collection, Dream Straw. A signing will follow.

October 11 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a book talk with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alan Taylor, who will be speaking about his new book, Thomas Jefferson’s Education.

October 05 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of R. Barber Anderson’s novel The Sunken Forest. A signing will follow.

October 04 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

October 04 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of John Lynch.

October 01 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Angie Thomas’s young adult novel The Hate U Give.

September 30 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of James C. Zimring’s book What Science Is and How It Really Works.

September 28 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with Julia Henshaw, who will be reading from her new collection of essays, Real Good Stories.

September 28 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Toni Morrison’s novel Song of Solomon.

September 27 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a concert with the Clarinet Ensemble of the Municipal Band of Charlottesville.

September 24 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Lindsay Lerman’s debut novel, I’m From Nowhere. A signing will follow.

September 21 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of J. Dirk Nies’s book, Floriescence. A signing will follow.

September 20 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring A.D. Carson and Joanna Pearson.

September 16 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for a talk with Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival violinist Tim Summers.

September 14 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with Rachel Monroe, who will be reading from her true crime nonfiction book, Savage Appetites.

September 10 12:00pm - 1:00pm

In this interactive brown-bag lunch & learn, memoirist Sharon Harrigan will talk about “Writing About Family—How To and (Especially) How Not To.”

September 08 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us at C’ville Coffee as we celebrate the release of Gayla M. Mills’s book, Making Music for Life.

September 07 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a special Storytime with local librarian Sarah FitzHenry, who will share stories from beloved dinosaur books.

September 06 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

September 03 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Sonia Purnell’s book A Woman of No Importance.

August 31 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with author Karen A. Chase, who will be reading from her new historical fiction novel, Carrying Independence.

August 29 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Page to Screen Book Club will meet for a special screening of Love, Simon.

August 28 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate Tony Gentry’s book The Coal Tower. A signing will follow.

August 17 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Elizabeth Acevedo’s young adult novel The Poet X.

August 10 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for the release of Caroline Brae’s new poetry collection, When Grey Turns Blue. A signing will follow.

August 06 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Ayse Kulin’s novel Last Train to Istanbul.

August 03 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a special Storytime with local librarian Sarah FitzHenry, who will share stories from Mo Willems’s Pigeon books.

August 02 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

August 02 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of Terry M. Coffey.

July 20 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Michael Ondaatje’s novel Warlight.

July 19 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring Adam Roux, Lisa Dordal, and Juliana Daugherty.

July 12 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Robin Traywick Williams’s book The Key to the Quarter Pole. A signing will follow.

July 10 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with bestselling author Martin Clark, who will read from his new novel, The Substitution Order.

July 08 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us for a brown bag lunch discussion of Jane Austen and the many ways in which her stories have been adapted in popular culture.

July 05 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

July 03 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with writers Cary Holladay (Brides in the Sky) and Bruce Holsinger (The Gifted School).

July 02 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Trevor Noah’s memoir Born a Crime.

June 29 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with Megan Griswold, author of The Book of Help: A Memoir in Remedies.

June 29 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a special Storytime with local librarian Sarah FitzHenry, who will share a story from the Narwhal and Jelly series.

June 28 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with poets Irène Mathieu (Grand Marronage) and Annie Kim (Into the Cyclorama).

June 27 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Page to Screen Book Club will meet for a special screening of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.

June 22 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham’s book, Team of Destiny.

June 22 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Tommy Orange’s novel There There.

June 21 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring novelist Helon Habila and artist Orion Faruque.

June 18 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with poet Gregory Orr, who will be reading from his new collection, The Last Love Poem I Will Ever Write.

June 15 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for a book talk with Robert O’Connell, author of Revolutionary: George Washington at War.

June 14 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a book talk with author and activist Andy Parker, who will be speaking about his book, For Alison.

June 07 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

June 07 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of Nina Thompson.

June 04 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss A. J. Finn’s thriller The Woman in the Window.