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Winter Reading 2021!

This year the Virginia Public Library Winter Reading Program is participating in Zoobean’s annual winter reading challenge, #WinterRead2021: Books Like Us, sponsored by Simon & Schuster publishing.  Challenge yourself to read authors from Books Like Us. Open to All Ages Register online at https://virginiapubliclibrary.beanstack.org or use the Beanstalk app by Zoobean Track your minutes to [...]

By | January 4th, 2021|Blog, Home Page Item|

Curbside Pickup @ Virginia Public Library!

Hours for Curbside Pickup and phone availability will change starting  January 4, 2021. New hours are listed below, in bold font. Please call the library for more information. Services and Information during COVID-19 Pandemic Phone 218-748-7525                 www.virginiapubliclibrary.info   GENERAL INFORMATION: Library patrons can pick up requested materials via the curbside pickup.  Staff are available [...]

By | July 14th, 2020|Blog, Home Page Item|

Browsing the Library Collection

  Browse our collection - through pictures! Do you like to pick materials by looking or browsing? Since the library is currently closed to the public, we are bringing the library collections to you! We will photograph and collect pictures of new library materials here on this page for you to browse at your leisure. [...]

By | July 9th, 2020|Blog, Home Page Item|

Bonjour! Merhaba! Hello!

This is a fun opportunity to explore a new language. You will use the Mango Language database to study a new language and Beanstack to track your progress in the Challenge. If you are on Facebook or use other social media, we would love to have you tag #VirginiaPublicLibrary and #mangolanguages. What do you get [...]

By | July 6th, 2020|Blog, Home Page Item|

Press Release — COVID-19

LIBRARY SERVICES UPDATE: April 8, 2020 The library will be closed from March 30th onward in accordance with the “Stay Home MN” Executive Order by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz. We are currently closed to the public until May 4th, and closure dates will be revisited on an ongoing basis. Please follow the City of Virginia’s [...]

By | March 16th, 2020|Blog, Home Page Item|

Celebrate Winter Reading 2020 @ the Virginia Public Library! From January 6th to March 6th, we have free events and activities at the library for the adults in the community. This year, people of all ages--from infants to 100 year-olds--are invited to celebrate winter reading with us! All you have to do is read books [...]

By | December 8th, 2019|Blog, Home Page Item|

Virginia Public Library Adds AtoZ Food America to Reference Collection

Virginia, Minnesota. September 9, 2019 – The Virginia Public Library is pleased to announce that it has recently added AtoZ Food America to its online reference offerings. This exciting new resource contains more than 2,000 state, regional, and ethnic recipes—including food culture articles—as well as historical and reference articles including an ingredients section. AtoZ Food [...]

By | December 1st, 2019|Blog, Home Page Item|

Author Visit: Linda LeGarde Grover

Learn more about the boarding school and foster care experience from the perspective of Native American youth by joining us for this companion event to our 2020 Queen City Reads program. Presenter Linda LeGarde Grover is an Anishinaabe author, enrolled member of the Bois Forte Band of Minnesota Chippewa, and a professor of American Indian [...]

By | October 17th, 2019|Blog|

Do you have valuable old photographs or documents that you would like to save?  Our library, through the Arrowhead Library System, has borrowed a Scan for Keeps kit from the Minnesota Digital Library. Library staff will be available to scan and save your images for you.  All you need to do is sign up for [...]

By | October 3rd, 2019|Blog|

Using Your Local Library as an Employment Resource

Looking and applying for a job can be very stressful.  There may be pressure to have a job immediately.  You may be looking for your very first job or looking for your first job in many years.  Either way, there is assistance available for both finding jobs and increasing your chances of getting just the [...]

By | August 15th, 2019|Blog|