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Steve Solkela’s Overpopulated One Man Band

JULY 7th 4:30-6:00PM Join us for our First Thursdays Quad Cities music event featuring Steve Solkela as he sings and performs using a variety of instruments.  Visit other downtown businesses for more music, arts and crafts. This event is supported by the Friends of the Virginia Public Library.  Call 218-748-7525 for more information.

Community Truck Day

JULY 12th 10:30-11:30AM See the big trucks in your community and have fun at a truck storytime! Vehicles at the event will include trucks from Virginia Public Works, Parks & Recreation, the Virginia Post Office, Rock Ridge Transportation, and Virginia's Fire and Police Departments. 5th Ave and the library parking lot will be closed for [...]

Introduction to Powwow Etiquette

Meet and learn from local Bois Forte dancers and drummers about our region's Powwow etiquette.  Learn a basic dance step you can use at upcoming Powwows! Dani Pieratos is a Jingle Dress dancer with over 90 years of documented Jingle Dress dancing in her family. She believes dancing of any style is healing and liberating [...]

It’s Time for the Library Book Sale!

Join the Friends of the Virginia Public Library for their Spring Book Sale! This sale is so big, it had to be moved to the arena of the new Iron Trail Motors Event Center! Books will be plentiful, along with movies, CDs, audiobooks, and more! You can get the most for your visit with the [...]

Look Up! Step Back in Time with the James Webb Space Telescope Challenge

Looking for a short challenge?  Try the Look Up! Step Back in Time with the James Webb Space Telescope challenge. This challenge is designed to help you explore the science behind NASA's newest space telescope mission, the  James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), now in orbit around a point in deep space known as the second [...]

2022 Winter Reading FAQ Page

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 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|

Curbside Pickup @ Virginia Public Library!

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 to answer phone calls Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 9:00am-5:00pm, Tuesday 9:00am - 6:00pm or Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the Virginia Public Library is closed [...]

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

Browsing the Library Collection

NOTE: Our newest item pictures have moved locations. To see the new books and media items, visit our Facebook or Instagram page. This blog post will remain active and can be found by scrolling to the bottom of our website and clicking the green/blue BLOG button. Browse our collection - through pictures! Do you like [...]

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