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Queen City Reads Allen Eskens!

Award winning Minnesota author Allen Eskens is coming to the second annual Queen City Reads event at the Virginia Public Library! The Virginia Public Library and the City of Virginia, with the support of the Friends of the Virginia Public Library, are pleased to announce the 2018 Queen City Reads program, a community-wide reading program [...]

Hot Reads for Cold Nights!

When the weather is cold, it’s time to find a hot read and join Virginia Public Library’s annual “Hot Reads for Cold Nights” reading program. This is the 20th year that “Hot Reads for Cold Nights” is being sponsored by the Friends of Virginia Public Library. Area residents over 18 are invited to register in the library or [...]

By | January 2nd, 2018|Blog, Home Page Item, Hot Reads for Cold Nights, Hot Reads Tuesdays|

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 [...]

See what’s happening @ your library!

Want to know what fun events are coming soon to the library? Then check out our library calendar page! You can find upcoming events for children and adults and recurring events like storytime and Paws to Read. You can also find things like Friends of the Library meetings and library closures. Have a question about [...]

By | December 18th, 2017|Blog, books, Home Page Item|

Snow & Ice

Snow & Ice: Wintery books at your library! 'Tis the season for winter conditions outdoors - and in a book! The library has many books featuring snow, ice and wintery weather - check out our Adult and Young Adult book displays this December for a chilly read!   Adult books on display can be found [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Blog, books, Christmas, fiction, Home Page Item, library, reading|

December Children’s Events

Legends of the Wilderness - Dec 7 The Virginia Public Library and Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present Homeward Bound Theatre’s Legends of the Wilderness with Jacques La Christian, a free program being offered for ages 8-adults. Experience the wilderness through reenactment of the 1800s with French Canadian Voyageur Jacques La Christian. See Indian [...]

By | November 22nd, 2017|Blog, children, Community, Home Page Item|

Legends of the Wilderness with Jacques la Christian

The Virginia Public Library and Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present Homeward Bound Theatre’s Legends of the Wilderness with Jacques La Christian, a free program being offered for ages 8-adults. Experience the wilderness through reenactment of the 1800s with French Canadian Voyageur Jacques La Christian. See Indian beadwork, flintlock rifles and pistols, along with [...]

November Reads: Hunting and Adventure

November Book Displays Looking for a book to read but not sure what topic you want to read about? Try our seasonal reads, located by the Adult New Books and Teen Section! Here are our topics for November and some titles you might be interested in: These are the books you can spot next to [...]

By | November 5th, 2017|Blog, Home Page Item|

November Children’s Events

November Children's Events at the Virginia Public Library We have a lot going on in the Children's Room this November. Check out our events and their descriptions below, or take a look at our library calendar for ALL November events by clicking this link. Storytime - Nov 3, Nov 17, Nov 24 Storytime is still [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|Blog, Home Page Item|

Lorna Landvik — My Life as a Writer

Remember the belly laughs during the 2017 Book Lover's Tea?  Well, Lorna Landvik is coming back for a program that is sure to appeal to all adults, from the young to the less so. Lorna Landvik is the author of many novels including the bestselling Patty Jane's House of Curl. She has performed stand-up and [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|Home Page Item|