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Summer Reading 2018

By | May 14th, 2018|children, Friends of the Virginia Public Library, Home Page Item, Library Programs, parents, reading, summer fun, Summer Reading Program, Virginia Public Library|

Hello and Welcome to Summer Reading 2018! Summer is here, and with it the Virginia Public Library Summer Reading Program! From May 29th to August 3rd, we have free events and activities at the library for anyone who wants to have fun. Children from infants to 12th graders can sign up! All you have to [...]

Summer Reading Questions

By | May 13th, 2018|Blog, children, Friends of the Virginia Public Library, Home Page Item, reading, summer fun, Summer Reading Program|

Hello and Welcome to our FAQ page for Summer Reading! Below you will find frequently asked questions about Summer 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 and [...]

Animal Tales & Root Beer

By | April 27th, 2018|Art, books, Home Page Item, music, storytelling|

May Events at the Virginia Public Library We have two lovely Legacy programs visiting the library in May. Here are some details about each of them: Animal Tales of How & Why with Rose Arrowsmith May 3rd at noon This event features storyteller Rose Arrowsmith who will be sharing stories about animal tales. These stories [...]

Summer Reading Preview

By | April 24th, 2018|Blog, books, children, Friends of the Virginia Public Library, Home Page Item, Summer Reading Program, Virginia Public Library|

Summer Reading 2018 - Reading Takes You Everywhere That's right! Summer Reading is just around the corner. We will soon have a host of new events, prizes, and books to look forward to! While we wait for our official Summer Reading brochures and school visits, here are some essential dates for you to know - [...]

Friends of the Library Spring Booksale

By | April 1st, 2018|book sale, books, Friends of the Library, Friends of the Virginia Public Library, Home Page Item|

That's right! The Friends of the Virginia Public Library Booksale is back! Here's what you need to know about this event: When is the Spring Booksale? April 25 - April 27; from when the library opens until an hour before the library closes. Friends of the Library members get early access to the sale on [...]

April Rhythm!

By | March 28th, 2018|Home Page Item|

There are two “drum” events at the library this April. First, join us upstairs as local musician, composer, and educator Robin Adnan Anders demonstrates drums and percussion instruments from around the world.  Robin will cover cultural rhythms from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Indian, and the Middle East.  This program, Drums & Percussion of the World, [...]

All About the Service

By | February 16th, 2018|Blog, Home Page Item, Virginia Public Library|

Contrary to rumor, libraries are not falling out of use.  More than 8,000 people visited our library last year. They came for internet access, for help finding answers to questions, to attend events, and—yes—to borrow books and other items from our collection. Well over 100,000 items owned by the Virginia Public Library were checked out [...]