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Quad Cities Read!

Join us for the inaugural Quad City Readers  event, featuring two of Minnesota’s funniest novelists! Lorna Landvik is the author of twelve novels, including Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons. She lives in Minneapolis.  Though from a town much closer to us, Sarah Stonich also lives in Minneapolis.  Vacationland is one of her several novels.   [...]

2022 Fall Adult Events at VPL

This fall the library has several programs for you to choose from.  Once a month from September through December 2022, we will offer a Law Series with two local attorneys.  Angela Sipila will be in the library’s media department at noon (12:00pm) on September 13 to show you how to create a will online.  Computers [...]

2022 Fall-Winter Storytime

Join us for these events filled with stories, songs, and dancing! Storytimes are designed for children ages 0-5 and their adults. The days and times of our Fall-Winter Storytime events are listed below. Visit our Facebook or Instagram page for weekly storytime themes! Fall-Winter Storytime Schedule of Events Wednesday, Sept 21 - 10:30am Friday, Sept [...]

2022 Game Zone

Visit the library every other Wednesday from 2:00-3:00pm for board games, Wii games and snacks. These events are for kids and teens ages 10 and up. Game Zone Dates: Wednesday, Sept 28   2:00-3:00pm Wednesday, Oct 12   2:00-3:00pm Wednesday, Oct 26   2:00-3:00pm Wednesday, Nov 9   2:00-3:00pm Wednesday, Nov 23   2:00-3:00pm Wednesday, Dec [...]

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. [...]

See What’s New in 2022!!!

The Virginia Public Library has many programs, events, and fun things planned for 2022! Here is a sneak peak of what interesting things to look forward to from your library:   January 31 – March 25 2022 Winter Reading Programs (all ages)   Please see our blog post for details about our Winter Reading Programs! [...]

2022 Winter Reading Programs

  Winter Reading January 31 – March 25   Join our community as we read and earn prizes during our Winter Reading Programs! Our programs are for all ages, from infants to adults, and include prizes for reading and activities. The teen and adult theme is called “Read on the Quiet Side” and our children’s [...]