Supporting Community Thro​ugh Reading

"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts..."
William Shakespeare, As You Like It


Welcome to The Virginia Yerxa Community Read website. The VYCR seeks to promote reading, and support our community, through an annual book-in-common experience.

Fellow readers are invited to "Shake Hands with Shakespeare" in 2016 and get to know this master storyteller. William Shakespeare's profoundly eloquent verse is widely renowned as the greatest in English literature. Whether you choose to read a biography, a history, a conspiracy theory, or a work by the Bard himself, we invite you to open a book and discover the wit and wisdom of William Shakespeare.