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Winter Festival

By | November 14th, 2019|Art, Blog, children, Christmas, Community, crafts, Food, Friends of the Library, Home Page Item, music, parents|

Winter Festival   December 4th Join us for a holiday fun event for adults and kids of all ages! The Virginia Public Library and the Friends of the Virginia Public Library are teaming up to celebrate the winter holiday season with an all day event for everyone! This event features free food and drink, a music [...]

Author Visit: Linda LeGarde Grover

By | October 17th, 2019|Blog|

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 [...]

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 Book & Media Sale

By | August 5th, 2019|Blog, book sale, books, Friends of the Library, Friends of the Virginia Public Library, 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 [...]

Sons & Daughers and Scandinavian Wirework

By | May 2nd, 2019|Blog, Home Page Item|

The Sutter Brothers - Ross and Bart - will present a 50-minute program of music and stories, poetry and song that explores the experience of Scandinavian immigrants, their ancestors, and their descendants. For more than thirty years, The Sutter Brothers have performed shows that integrate Bart’s original writing with Ross’ versions of traditional Scandinavian and [...]