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  • Breakin’

    During breaks, Miss Doves practices her moonwalk.

  • Count Bookula

    “I vant to read your books.”

  • Birds on Film

    “Did you know there is a video camera filming our every move?”
    www.birdlibrary.org
    “I thought libraries were all about privacy of information!”
    “Probably got cut in the budget.”

  • Read all Over

    “What’s black and white and red all over?”
    “A red-bellied woodpecker in The Bird Library!”

  • Family Tree

    “I’m interested in genealogy. Can you help me find out more about my family tree, I think it was an Oak.”

  • Problem Solving

    “Do you have any math books? I’m hoping to solve some problems.”

  • Me and My Shadow

    A library is the best place to be, without a shadow of a doubt.

  • 2B or not 2B

    “Why did Shakespeare always write in pen?
    Pencils confused him. 2B or not 2B?”

  • Say Cheese!

    “Before you take a picture, do I have food in my beak?
    That would be so embarrassing. You’d tell me, right?”

  • “Did you know that birds don’t have ears?”
    “We don’t have external ears, but you are yelling in my ear holes.”
    “Did you know that birds don’t fart?”
    “Now I wish I didn’t have ears.”

  • Thanks for a great Book Festival, now everyone follow Miss Dove’s example and nap!

  • Eat Well, Nap Often

    “Miss Dove, would you sign my copy of your book ‘Eat Well, Nap Often’? ”
    “Not right now. I’m busy eating and will then be busy napping.”
    “You inspire me!”

  • Wingardium Leviosa

    Tonight on the Bird Stage, #VABook2019 presents a wizarding demonstration. Here we have Professor Flightwick performing the Wingardium Leviosa spell on Argus Finch.

  • A Starling is Born

    “Look, a stage, this is our moment!”
    “I think it’s for visiting authors.”
    “Just go with it. Ready?”
    “I’m off the deep end, watch as I dive in
    We’re far from the shallow now
    In the shallow, shallow
    Oh, oh, oh, oh
    Whoah!”

  • “Welcome to the Virginia Festival of the Book Bird Stage.
    Are you an author? What do you write?”
    “I mostly tweet.”

  • Book vs. Movie

    “Did you just say ‘the movie was better’? I will destroy you!”

  • Spring?

    Is it Spring yet? Can I put away my heavy coat now?

  • Sham-rocking

    “It’s St. Patrick’s Day right?”
    “Yeah, why?”
    “Your hair is sham-rocking!”

  • Library Card-inal

    Having fun isn’t hard, when you’ve got a library card-inal.

  • Watch Your Back

    “I’ve been feeling really anxious lately. Do you have any books on paranoia?”
    “Sure. THEY’RE RIGHT BEHIND YOU!”