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Winter Reading Challenge 2019

Winter Reading 2019: Curl Up with a Good Book Winter is here, and with it the Virginia Public Library Winter Reading Challenge! From January 2nd to March 1st, we have free events and activities at the library for the adults in the community. This year, our Winter Reading Challenge includes people of all ages - [...]

Children’s Winter Reading

  Winter Reading 2019: Curl Up with a Good Book Winter is here, and with it the Virginia Public Library Winter Reading Challenge! This year, our Winter Reading Challenge includes people of all ages - from infants to 100 year-olds! All you have to do is read books between January 1st and March 2nd to [...]

Winter Storytime 2019

Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and fun at our Winter 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 a special event to look out for with our scheduled storytimes. Parkview [...]

Holiday Music with Zachary Scot Johnson

Come to the library at noon on Thursday, December 13, for an enjoyable afternoon of holiday music! Zachary Scot Johnson is a nationally touring singer/songwriter who has performed with everyone from Donovan to Kevin Costner to Rosanne Cash. Zach's hit YouTube channel, thesongadayproject, has over 2,000 consecutive days of recordings-over six years without a missed [...]

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|

FOL Fall Book 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 Sale? September 26 - September 28; from when the library opens until an hour before the library closes. Friends of the Library members get early access to the [...]

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|

Voter Resources @ Your Library!

It’s almost election time again.  No, it isn’t nearly November, yet, but did you know that Minnesota is having primary elections on August 14 this year? The Minnesota Secretary of State’s office defines a primary election as one which “determines which candidates will be on the ballot in the November general election.” (https://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/how-elections-work/primary-election/)  For example, [...]

By | July 27th, 2018|Home Page Item|