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All About the Service

Contrary to rumor, libraries are not falling out of use.  More than 8,000 people visited our library last year. They came for internet access, for help finding answers to questions, to attend events, and—yes—to borrow books and other items from our collection. Well over 100,000 items owned by the Virginia Public Library were checked out [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Blog, Home Page Item, Virginia Public Library|

All About the Kids

It comes as no surprise to most people that libraries are all about readers, and most especially young readers. What might surprise you is just how much Virginia Public Library gives back to these young readers! Many community members could tell you that the Virginia Public Library does a Summer Reading Program each year. What [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Blog|

Hot Reads for Cold Nights!

When the weather is cold, it’s time to find a hot read and join Virginia Public Library’s annual “Hot Reads for Cold Nights” reading program. This is the 20th year that “Hot Reads for Cold Nights” is being sponsored by the Friends of Virginia Public Library. Area residents over 18 are invited to register in the library or [...]

By | January 2nd, 2018|Blog, Home Page Item, Hot Reads for Cold Nights, Hot Reads Tuesdays|

Winter Children’s Events

Winter is here - and things are heating up at the library! We're having lots of fun events and winter challenges from January - February. Check out our schedule below for some winter fun at your library!   Winter Bingo Challenge - Jan 1 - Mar 1 Winter Reading is here for Adults, but this [...]

See what’s happening @ your library!

Want to know what fun events are coming soon to the library? Then check out our library calendar page! You can find upcoming events for children and adults and recurring events like storytime and Paws to Read. You can also find things like Friends of the Library meetings and library closures. Have a question about [...]

By | December 18th, 2017|Blog, books, Home Page Item|

Snow & Ice

Snow & Ice: Wintery books at your library! 'Tis the season for winter conditions outdoors - and in a book! The library has many books featuring snow, ice and wintery weather - check out our Adult and Young Adult book displays this December for a chilly read!   Adult books on display can be found [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Blog, books, Christmas, fiction, Home Page Item, library, reading|

December Children’s Events

Legends of the Wilderness - Dec 7 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 [...]

By | November 22nd, 2017|Blog, children, Community, Home Page Item|

Legends of the Wilderness with Jacques la Christian

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

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 [...]

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