Supporting Community Thro​ugh Reading

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

The book-in-common for 2023 is none other than the Charles Portis classic, True Grit. In anticipation of Virginia Read Day on April 1, 2023, the committee is hard at work planning a bevy of fun-filled activities that highlight the westerns many themes. To read more about the day's activities and supporting events, click here. 

Each year, the Virginia Read Day events are free to the public, thanks to the support of generous donors and sponsors.  For a list of those helping to build the 2023 events, click here