Legends of the Wilderness with Jacques la Christian

By | November 16th, 2017|Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, Blog, Community, Friends of the Library, Home Page Item|

The Virginia Public Library and Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present Homeward Bound Theatre’s Legends of the Wilderness with Jacques La Christian, a free program being offered for ages 8-adults. Experience the wilderness through reenactment of the 1800s with French Canadian Voyageur Jacques La Christian. See Indian beadwork, flintlock rifles and pistols, along with [...]

November Reads: Hunting and Adventure

By | November 5th, 2017|Blog, Home Page Item|

November Book Displays Looking for a book to read but not sure what topic you want to read about? Try our seasonal reads, located by the Adult New Books and Teen Section! Here are our topics for November and some titles you might be interested in: These are the books you can spot next to [...]

November Children’s Events

By | November 3rd, 2017|Blog, Home Page Item|

November Children's Events at the Virginia Public Library We have a lot going on in the Children's Room this November. Check out our events and their descriptions below, or take a look at our library calendar for ALL November events by clicking this link. Storytime - Nov 3, Nov 17, Nov 24 Storytime is still [...]

Lorna Landvik — My Life as a Writer

By | November 1st, 2017|Home Page Item|

Remember the belly laughs during the 2017 Book Lover's Tea?  Well, Lorna Landvik is coming back for a program that is sure to appeal to all adults, from the young to the less so. Lorna Landvik is the author of many novels including the bestselling Patty Jane's House of Curl. She has performed stand-up and [...]

October Reads to Chill and Scare

By | October 3rd, 2017|Blog, Home Page Item|

Book Displays at the Library Sometime it can be hard to find just what you are looking for when you visit the library. But sometimes, we librarians can make it easier for you! Through the month of October we have books on display about Horror, Monsters, Ghosts, and other creepy tales for you to check [...]

October Library Events

By | October 3rd, 2017|Blog, Home Page Item|

Thursday, October 12 -- 12:30 - 1:30 Our first event is another Cook the Book potluck, with a twist.  Instead of choosing recipes from a set of books at the reference desk, participants will choose from AtoZ World Foods, a new online resource that the library subscribes to.  This database, as the name implies, has [...]

Youth Services Fall Update

By | September 1st, 2017|Blog, Home Page Item|

Fall Youth Services Update Webpage Changes We have updated our Children's and Teen webpages! The Children's page now includes fun links for young children to explore, places where you can access Children's ebooks for free, and homework help websites for the upcoming school year. The Teen page includes links for helping you find--or write!--your next [...]

Fall Book Sale

By | August 28th, 2017|Blog, book sale, Friends of the Virginia Public Library|

It is time for the fall book, media, and bake sale!  Twice each year, the Friends of the Virginia Public Library come together to organize books and media items in order to raise funds for items and programs which they help the library to provide.  Bonus:  There will also be a bake sale! Most of [...]

The End is Near!

By | August 14th, 2017|Blog|

Or is it?  Join us on Thursday, August 17, to learn more about the upcoming solar eclipse, and again on Monday, August 21, to celebrate it! At noon on August 17, “Astro Bob” King, of Arrowhead Astronomical Society and Duluth News Tribune fame, will present a program on the eclipse.  Topics covered include the whys [...]