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Fall Storytimes @ your library

Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and fun at our Fall Storytimes! Storytimes are designed for children ages 0-5, along with their adults. We will listen to stories, dance to songs, and make crafts to take home, plus other fun activities! We have some special events to look out for with our scheduled storytimes. Our [...]

Telescope Training @ your library

  The Virginia Public Library has been awarded an ORION 4.5-inch StarBlast telescope that will be available for VPL patrons to sign out and take home to explore the wonders of the night sky.  The award was made by the ASTRONOMICAL LEAGUE, under its Horkheimer Library Telescope Program, which awards up to 10 such telescopes [...]

By | August 3rd, 2018|Blog, Home Page Item, science, space, technology, telescope, training|

Put Your Garden to Bed!

Have you been enjoying this long, hot growing season?  Is your table overflowing with fresh vegetables?  Are you dreading the end of the season and taking the garden apart for another winter? Master Gardener Joyce Passananti is prepared to show us how to make it more fun and less work!  Joyce will be at the [...]

By | August 2nd, 2018|Blog, Home Page Item|

Summer Reading Questions

Hello and Welcome to our FAQ page for Summer Reading! Below you will find frequently asked questions about Summer Reading at Virginia Public Library, along with some answers! We hope you find this page helpful and easy to follow, but if you still have questions after reading it, give us a call at 218-748-7525 and [...]

Library Event: The Education of Will

Summer is upon us and, with it, the children's Summer Reading Program, where children are encouraged to maintain and improve their reading skills and invited to participate in fun library events.  In the midst of all the children's events, we have squeezed in one that is adult friendly. Patricia McConnell, PhD. Patricia McConnell, [...]

By | May 12th, 2018|Blog, Virginia Public Library|

Summer Reading Preview

Summer Reading 2018 - Reading Takes You Everywhere That's right! Summer Reading is just around the corner. We will soon have a host of new events, prizes, and books to look forward to! While we wait for our official Summer Reading brochures and school visits, here are some essential dates for you to know - [...]

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|