Hello and Welcome to our FAQ page for Winter Reading!


Below you will find frequently asked questions about Winter Reading at Virginia Public Library, along with some answers! We hope you find this page helpful and easy to follow, but if you still have questions after reading it, give us a call at 218-748-7525.

Winter Reading Program Link

Read on the Wild Side — Winter Reading Program Link


Where do I sign up for Winter Reading?

 You can sign up in the library at the front desk by asking a staff member about the program.  You can also sign up by clicking “Read on the Wild Side” button above. Everyone who signs up for winter reading gets a registration prize – so don’t forget to visit the library to pick yours up!

When does the Winter Reading Program start?

Our Winter Reading Program at Virginia Public Library runs through March 25th.  You can keep track of the books or pages that you read between these dates, and you will win prizes based on your reading!

Can I participate in the Winter Reading program without a computer?

Yes!  This year, if you want to participate in all the fun of the Winter Reading program, you will need to have a copy of the Winter Reading booklet.  You must remember to bring your brochure to the library so we can record your progress and award your prizes.

How do I participate in the Winter Reading program?

There are three reading program booklets to choose from.  Each booklet has an identical BINGO sheet, the other pages have different activities to complete.  As you read and complete activities, you earn prizes and tickets for the prize baskets.

When can I pick up my prizes?

You can pick up your prizes as you complete activities.  Bring your Winter Reading booklet to the main desk at the library and one of us will give you your prize and ticket for one of the baskets!

How do I know when I am done with Winter Reading?

You can do as many or as few of the Winter Reading activities as you wish.  The more activities you complete, the more tickets you earn to put in the prize baskets.

When is the last day to add tickets to prize baskets for Winter Reading?

The last day of the Winter Reading Program, and the last day to add tickets to the prize baskets, is March 25th, 2022.

How do I find out about winter events at the library?

 There are a number of ways to see what’s happening next at the Virginia Public Library. You can follow the Virginia Public Library on Facebook where we post about events (and you can share with interested people!).  We have a flyer that you can pick up from the main desk at the library.  You can visit our webpage and click on the “Library Events” tab to see our calendar of events – including Winter Reading events!