Events

August 28 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

August 29 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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

August 31 11:00am - 12:00pm

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

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.

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.

September 05 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.

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 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 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 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 16 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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

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 21 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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

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 27 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

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.

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.

October 04 5:00pm - 7:00pm

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

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 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 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 12 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a book talk with Sharon Marcus, author of The Drama of Celebrity.

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.

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.

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.

June 02 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for a reading and book talk with Shennette Garrett-Scott, author of Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal.

June 01 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Andrea Beatriz Arango’s young adult novel, Westwood Monster Patrol. A signing will follow.

June 01 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Priya Mahadevan’s new children’s book, Trudeau’s Magic Box. A signing will follow.

May 31 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with Casey Cep, author of Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee.

May 30 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Please join us for the awards ceremony of the Village School Jambalaya "Silhouettes on the Sidewalk" short story contest.

May 18 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Delia Owens’s novel Where the Crawdads Sing.

May 17 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring Jason Gray and Bahlmann Abbot.

May 14 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with novelist Christopher Tilghman, who will read from his new novel, Thomas and Beal in the Midi.

May 11 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with poet Lauren Camp (Turquoise Door) and novelist Clifford Garstang (The Shaman of Turtle Valley).

May 11 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Phil Williams’s book Turkey and America: East & West - Where the Twain Meet. A signing will follow.

May 10 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

May 10 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for an evening with bestselling author Sonja Yoerg, who will read from her new novel, True Places.

May 07 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Helen Simonson’s novel Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand.

May 04 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening of poetry and photography, featuring Claire Millikin and Alice Bailey.

May 04 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for a celebration of Lynn Martin’s posthumous collection of poems, Shiver.

May 03 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with short story writer Michael Croley (Any Other Place) and biographer Charles J. Shields (The Man Who Wrote the Perfect Novel: John Williams & Stoner).

May 03 5:00pm - 7:00pm

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

April 27 9:30am - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate National Independent Bookstore Day! Featuring activities for children and adults, guest booksellers, exclusive items, our annual party, and more.

April 24 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Ahmed al-Rahim’s book The Creation of Philosophical Tradition. A signing will follow.

April 23 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us and Shakespeare on the Lawn for a special performance of Much Ado About Nothing.

April 20 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Ian Johnson’s book The Bounce and The Echo. A signing will follow.

April 20 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Nina LaCour’s young adult novel We Are Okay.

April 19 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring Valencia Robin and Debra Nystrom.

April 13 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the release of Stephen Nachmanovitch’s book The Art of Is. A signing will follow.

April 13 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for an evening with Francis Percival, who will share insights from his book Reinventing the Wheel, which explores organic and natural cheesemaking.

April 13 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Ken Woodley’s book, The Road to Healing. A signing will follow.

April 12 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Honorable Men, a posthumous collection of short stories by beloved UVA professor Sydney Blair.

April 11 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for a reading and Q&A with music critic and bestselling author Rob Sheffield.

April 09 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Andy Weir’s science fiction novel Artemis.

April 07 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for the release of the third book in K. E. Lanning’s Melt Trilogy, Listen to the Birds. A signing will follow.

April 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.

April 05 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of Marion Roberts.

April 02 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Jane Alison's new book, Meander, Spiral, Explode.

March 30 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Chloe Benjamin's The Immortalists.

March 29 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Jane S. Foy’s book, The A to Z Guide for Primary Caregivers of Dementia Patients. A signing will follow.

March 24 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Belgian authors Kristien Hemmerechts and Annelies Verbeke discuss their latest novels.

March 23 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Mitchell S. Jackson, José Olivarez, and Sarah Smarsh will share and discuss their deeply personal works of nonfiction and poetry.

March 23 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Poets Francesca Bell, Lindsay Bernal, and Remica Bingham-Risher will read from their new collections.

March 23 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Karen Bender, and Chaya Bhuvaneswar will discuss their powerful collections of short stories.

March 23 10:00am - 11:30am

Authors Cathryn Hankla and Marion Winik will read from their nonfiction books about journeys of leaving and wandering.

March 22 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Maggie Anderson, Kevin Prufer, and Melissa Stein will read from their latest collections of poetry.

March 22 2:00pm - 3:30pm

André Alexis (Days by Moonlight) and Alyson Hagy (Scribe) will discuss their lyrical novels.

March 22 10:00am - 11:30am

Abigail DeWitt and Ed Pavlic will discuss their far-reaching fiction, featuring characters faced with global and personal turbulence.

March 21 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Joelle Biele, Kyle Dargan, and DaMaris Hill will read from their latest collections of poetry.

March 21 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Pam Dawling and co-authors Claudia Kousoulas and Ellen Letourneau will discuss their personal approaches to preserving, cultivating, and enjoying land responsibly in the Mid-Atlantic region.

March 21 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Rebecca Morgan Frank, January Gill O’Neil, and Leona Sevick will read from their new collections of poetry.

March 20 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Jarrett Krosoczka will give a solo reading as the second annual Carol Troxell Reader, sharing his personal story and artwork from his acclaimed new graphic memoir.

March 20 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Steve Cushman, Molly Minturn, and Kristen Staby Rembold will read from their new collections of poetry.

March 07 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Please join us for a reading in French and English with poet Alexander Dickow, who will read from his new book, Appetites.

March 05 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Sarah Smarsh’s memoir Heartland.

March 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.

March 01 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of Susan Patrick.

February 23 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Yaa Gyasi’s novel Homegoing.

February 22 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join Claire Millikin and Blake Calhoun as they discuss their new book, Substance of Fire: Gender and Race in the College Classroom.

February 16 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for an afternoon with Virginia writers J. Thomas Brown, JoAnn Meaker, and John Maxwell, who will be reading from their historical novels about strong women in history.

February 15 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring poet Richard Lucyshyn and author Martine Kalaw.

February 09 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for an afternoon with Evelyn Edson, who will be speaking about her translation of Cristoforo Buondelmonti’s manuscript Description of the Aegean and Other Islands.

February 09 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Michael Lewis: The Fifth Risk – with John Grisham at the Paramount

February 08 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Erin Clabough’s book Second Nature. A signing will follow.

February 05 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Esi Edugyan’s novel Washington Black.

February 02 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for an afternoon with Carolyn Frazier, who will be speaking about her new book, Stanhope, Chronologically.

February 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.

February 01 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of The Fiber and Stitch Art Collective.

January 31 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us as we celebrate Michelle Damiani’s book The Road Taken: How to Dream, Plan, and Live Your Family Adventure Abroad.

January 26 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Madeline Miller’s novel The Song of Achilles.

January 18 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with bestselling author Leslie Jamison, who will be reading from her memoir, The Recovering.

January 14 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Don Winslow’s novel The Power of the Dog.

December 15 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for a reading with DeSales Harrison, who will be reading from his debut novel, The Waters & the Wild.

December 14 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring essayist Helen Chandler and musician Sam Bush.

December 08 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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

December 08 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for an afternoon with Scott Walker, who will read from his debut novel, Caminos.

December 08 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a special Storytime with local author Dougie Morris, who will be reading from her children’s books, Toby and Sophie and Wilhelmina Under the Stairs.