Quaranta Art Project

How are you creatively working within the pandemic and social distancing? As we continue to adapt to the current moment, artists share their questions, thoughts, and works-in-progress.


Before We Forget with Lyall Harris and Patricia Silva

A Shelf Life Zoom and Streamed PresentationThursday, August 20 at 12:00 PM ETREGISTER NOW Lyall Harris and Patricia Silva will discuss Patricia‚Äôs 2020 pandemic project Before We Forget, hand-bound journals …


SHELF LIFE: St Brigid Press with Emily Hancock and Kristin Adolfson

The archived video of this presentation is now available at: https://www.facebook.com/VirginiaCenterForTheBook/videos/297255401699373/ In this interview by Kristin Adolfson, Emily Hancock of St Brigid Press takes us on a tour of her letterpress print shop, shares her …

Our Work

Did you know that the Virginia Center for the Book offers reading recommendations, workshops on bookmaking and letterpress, literacy resources across the Commonwealth, and virtual events throughout the year?