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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 - [...]

Summer Reading 2018

Hello and Welcome to Summer Reading 2018! Summer is here, and with it the Virginia Public Library Summer Reading Program! From May 29th to August 3rd, we have free events and activities at the library for anyone who wants to have fun. Children from infants to 12th graders can sign up! All you have to [...]

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 [...]

Friends of the Library Meeting

The Friends of the Virginia Public Library help the library in many ways, including program support and funding, as well as the purchase of some materials that are not included in the Library's normal budget. They are vital to the smooth running of library events.  The Summer Reading Program for children, the Hot Reads for [...]

Spring Book & Media Sale!

It is time for the spring book and media sale!  Twice each year, the Friends of the Virginia Public Library come together to organize books and media items in order to raise funds for items and programs which they help the library to provide. Most of the items in the book sale used to be [...]

The Celestial Event of the Century!

Most of you have already heard that there will be a total solar eclipse on August 21 of this year.  Yes, Virginia, Minnesota is too far north to experience totality, but we will still be able to view part of it:  About 60% of the sun will appear covered from NE Minnesota. Image from [...]

Hot Reads for Cold Nights!

Hot Reads for Cold Nights LogoWhen 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 17th year that "Hot Reads for Cold Nights" is being sponsored by the Friends of Virginia Public Library.  Area residents over 18 are invited to [...]

What’s Happening @ Your Library?

There is a lot going on at the library this fall!Michael CzarneckiSee, It Was Like This...Tomorrow, September 10, at noon, Michael Czarnecki will present a creative non-fiction oral memoir of the 60s.  Michael grew up in Buffalo, NY, a member of a working class Polish family. The performance covers from 1963, when Michael was in [...]

Tickets for you @ your local library!

Elephant Man at the Encore Performing Arts Center in CloquetThe Arrowhead Library System is pleased to offer free event tickets to Elephant Man at the Encore Performing Arts Center in Cloquet, on September 26-28 and October 2-5.  Performances are at 7:00 p.m., except for Sunday at 2:00 p.m. The Elephant Man, by Bernard PomeranceThe Elephant [...]