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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 [...]

By | October 3rd, 2019|Blog|

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

Using Your Local Library as an Employment Resource

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 [...]

By | August 15th, 2019|Blog|

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

Fall Book & Media Sale

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

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 [...]

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