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Author Visit: Linda LeGarde Grover

By | October 17th, 2019|Home Page Item|

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 3rd, 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 [...]

Virginia Public Library Adds AtoZ Food America to Reference Collection

By | September 9th, 2019|Blog, Home Page Item|

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 [...]

Using Your Local Library as an Employment Resource

By | August 15th, 2019|Blog|

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 [...]

Fall Storytime

By | August 5th, 2019|Blog, children, education, Home Page Item, literacy, storytelling|

Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and fun at our Fall Storytimes! Starting on September 20th we will meet in the Library Auditorium on Fridays at 10:30am. Storytimes include an interactive performance which runs for 20 minutes, and close with free play and craft time. Storytimes are designed for children ages 0-5, along with their [...]

Fall Book & Media Sale

By | August 5th, 2019|Blog, book sale, books, Friends of the Library, Friends of the Virginia Public Library, Home Page Item, reading, Virginia Public Library|

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