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By | July 6th, 2020|Blog, Home Page Item|

This is a fun opportunity to explore a new language. You will use the Mango Language database to study a new language and Beanstack to track your progress in the Challenge. If you are on Facebook or use other social media, we would love to have you tag #VirginiaPublicLibrary and #mangolanguages. What do you get [...]


By | June 14th, 2020|Blog, Home Page Item|

Ebooks at your library Did you know you can access library materials without leaving your home? This post lists the various ebook databases you can access for free! This post includes e-book collections you will need a library card to access, and e-book collections you can access with no library information. Scroll down this page [...]

Summer Reading 2020

By | May 30th, 2020|Blog, Summer Reading Program|

  Summer Reading 2020 June 1 - August 28, 2020 The library is closed to the public, but you can still participate in our annual Summer Reading Program from your home, and through our Curbside Pickup service! Summer Reading is open to readers of all ages, from infants to adults! Update 8/3/20 on prizes: Summer [...]


By | April 21st, 2020|Blog, databases, Home Page Item|

Click the image below to visit our Library Resources page, which includes links to our e-book collections, research and homework databases, job resources, and much more. This page also include a link (next to the picture of the bookmobile) which will take you to our regional library databases, provided by the Arrowhead Library System.

Press Release — COVID-19

By | March 16th, 2020|Blog, Home Page Item|

LIBRARY SERVICES UPDATE: April 8, 2020 The library will be closed from March 30th onward in accordance with the “Stay Home MN” Executive Order by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz. We are currently closed to the public until May 4th, and closure dates will be revisited on an ongoing basis. Please follow the City of Virginia’s [...]

Winter to Spring Storytime 2020

By | December 13th, 2019|Blog, children, crafts, early childhood literacy, education, Home Page Item, libraries, music, reading, storytelling, Virginia Public Library|

Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and fun at our Winter to Spring Storytimes! Starting on January 17th we will meet in the Children's Room 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 [...]

By | December 8th, 2019|Blog, Home Page Item|

Celebrate Winter Reading 2020 @ the Virginia Public Library! From January 6th to March 6th, we have free events and activities at the library for the adults in the community. This year, people of all ages--from infants to 100 year-olds--are invited to celebrate winter reading with us! All you have to do is read books [...]

Virginia Public Library Adds AtoZ Food America to Reference Collection

By | December 1st, 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 [...]