Events

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 19 11:00am - 12:00pm

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

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 24 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.

October 26 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

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.

November 01 5:00pm - 7:00pm

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

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 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 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 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 06 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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

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 09 10:30am - 11:00am

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

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 15 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

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 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 20 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

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 23 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

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.

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 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 07 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with local musician Chris Campanelli.

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.

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.

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.