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Press Release — COVID-19

LIBRARY SERVICES UPDATE: MARCH 26, 2020 Library will be closed from March 30th onward due to the “Stay Home MN” Executive Order by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz. Closure dates will be re-evaluated on an ongoing basis. Please follow the City of Virginia’s website and the library’s website, and Facebook page for any updates about services. [...]

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

Ebooks at Virginia Public Library

Want to access free ebooks? Click the links below to get started! In addition to the library's usual ebook collections, company TumbleBooks is giving you free access to their ebook and audio collections, including:   Free Picture Books To access TumbleBook Library, use username: tumble735 and password: books Free Teen Books To access Teen Book [...]

By | March 15th, 2020|Blog, Home Page Item|

Winter to Spring Storytime 2020

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

Virginia Public Library Adds AtoZ Food America to Reference Collection

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 [...]

By | December 1st, 2019|Blog, Home Page Item|

Fall Storytime

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 [...]

By | November 30th, 2019|Blog, children, education, Home Page Item, literacy, storytelling|

Winter Festival

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

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 17th, 2019|Blog|