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Steve Solkela’s Overpopulated One Man Band

JULY 7th 4:30-6:00PM Join us for our First Thursdays Quad Cities music event featuring Steve Solkela as he sings and performs using a variety of instruments.  Visit other downtown businesses for more music, arts and crafts. This event is supported by the Friends of the Virginia Public Library.  Call 218-748-7525 for more information.

Community Truck Day

JULY 12th 10:30-11:30AM See the big trucks in your community and have fun at a truck storytime! Vehicles at the event will include trucks from Virginia Public Works, Parks & Recreation, the Virginia Post Office, Rock Ridge Transportation, and Virginia's Fire and Police Departments. 5th Ave and the library parking lot will be closed for [...]

Introduction to Powwow Etiquette

Meet and learn from local Bois Forte dancers and drummers about our region's Powwow etiquette.  Learn a basic dance step you can use at upcoming Powwows! Dani Pieratos is a Jingle Dress dancer with over 90 years of documented Jingle Dress dancing in her family. She believes dancing of any style is healing and liberating [...]

It’s Time for the Library Book Sale!

Join the Friends of the Virginia Public Library for their Spring Book Sale! This sale is so big, it had to be moved to the arena of the new Iron Trail Motors Event Center! Books will be plentiful, along with movies, CDs, audiobooks, and more! You can get the most for your visit with the [...]

Look Up! Step Back in Time with the James Webb Space Telescope Challenge

Looking for a short challenge?  Try the Look Up! Step Back in Time with the James Webb Space Telescope challenge. This challenge is designed to help you explore the science behind NASA's newest space telescope mission, the  James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), now in orbit around a point in deep space known as the second [...]

2022 Winter Reading FAQ Page

Hello and Welcome to our FAQ page for Winter Reading!   Below you will find frequently asked questions about Winter 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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]