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May Events @ the Library

By | April 19th, 2019|Home Page Item|

Winter and early spring at the library were full of lively events, from the Legacy programs brought to us by the Arrowhead Library System to Book Lover’s Tea, Queen City Reads, and events associated with National Poetry Month provided by Virginia Public Library staff and supported by the Friends of the Library. The Spring Book [...]

Library Events @ Virginia Schools

By | February 18th, 2019|Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, Blog, Home Page Item, libraries, minnesota|

If you know about the library, then you know about our wonderful events for both children and adults. But did you know that library events are not always at the library? We have a wonderful example coming to Virginia in April! The Virginia Public Library has partnered with Roosevelt Elementary to host a special Minnesota [...]

Winter Storytime 2019

By | January 16th, 2019|Blog, books, children, early childhood literacy, education, Home Page Item, library, reading, reading benefits, storytelling|

Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and fun at our Winter Storytimes! Storytimes are designed for children ages 0-5, along with their adults. We will listen to stories, dance to songs, and make crafts to take home, plus other fun activities! We have a special event to look out for with our scheduled storytimes. Parkview [...]

Queen City Reads: Rare Birds

By | January 14th, 2019|Blog, Friends of the Virginia Public Library, Home Page Item, Virginia Public Library|

“For Gertrude, summer erupted.  She could hear it rustling and rocking along, every inch of the block a blast of color or noise or movement, the grass hollering and the bugs screeching.  Every pale leaf waving about.” Gertrude, is one of several unique individuals in Hibbing native Kathleen Novak’s Rare Birds.  While she is aware [...]

Winter Reading Challenge 2019

By | December 14th, 2018|books, community read, Hot Reads for Cold Nights, Hot Reads Tuesdays, library, Library Programs, literacy, reading, winter, Winter Reading Program|

Winter Reading 2019: Curl Up with a Good Book Winter is here, and with it the Virginia Public Library Winter Reading Challenge! From January 2nd to March 1st, we have free events and activities at the library for the adults in the community. This year, our Winter Reading Challenge includes people of all ages - [...]

Children’s Winter Reading

By | December 14th, 2018|Blog, books, children, Home Page Item, library, reading, Virginia Public Library, Winter Reading Program|

  Winter Reading 2019: Curl Up with a Good Book Winter is here, and with it the Virginia Public Library Winter Reading Challenge! This year, our Winter Reading Challenge includes people of all ages - from infants to 100 year-olds! All you have to do is read books between January 1st and March 2nd to [...]

Holiday Music with Zachary Scot Johnson

By | November 13th, 2018|Friends of the Virginia Public Library, Home Page Item, Virginia Public Library|

Come to the library at noon on Thursday, December 13, for an enjoyable afternoon of holiday music! Zachary Scot Johnson is a nationally touring singer/songwriter who has performed with everyone from Donovan to Kevin Costner to Rosanne Cash. Zach's hit YouTube channel, thesongadayproject, has over 2,000 consecutive days of recordings-over six years without a missed [...]

Election Day is Coming

By | October 26th, 2018|Blog|

November 6 is almost here and the library has resources to help you with your decision making. For those who want to know how elections work, the Minnesota Secretary of State’s office has a page devoted to clarifying the issue.  (https://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/how-elections-work/)  The same page also has useful links to help with voter registration, to identify [...]