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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 [...]

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 [...]

Summer Reading @ the Virginia Public Library!

Summer is here, and with it the Virginia Public Library Summer Reading Program! From May 30th to August 11th, we have free events and activities at the library for anyone who wants to have fun. If you are in Preschool through 12th grade and are reading books this summer, you can sign up to win [...]

The Popularity Paper

Amongst all the other things I’ve been doing for this summer’s fantastic reading program, I squeezed in a webinar on the impact of libraries on early reading development.  To be fair, I grumbled about the timing of the program.  I mean, what are they doing presenting this program to Children’s Librarians at the busiest time [...]