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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 - [...]

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 [...]

Monthly Hot Topics @ Your Library!

Here are more timely tips from NewsBank, one of many databases that the library subscribes to:     CURRENT EVENTS RESEARCH TOPICS Civics, Government and Politics: Primaries and Caucuses     TOPIC:  Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich have decided to work together in an effort to stop Donald Trump from getting enough delegates to be [...]

More on the Season of Giving

It is nearly time for folks to panic.  Little Johnny only wants a pair of skates, so he isn't too difficult to buy for.  Susy wants a sled, but your budget allows for a Radio Flyer, not a Polaris.  Nellie wants a new story book, but you don't know which ones she hasn't read already.  [...]

Fortune Bay Resort Casino Donation

Have you seen the library news in the Mesabi Daily News?  If not, here is what they printed from Fortune Bay Resort Casino:  The Virginia Public Library recently received a $433.07 donation from Fortune Bay Resort Casino that will be used to enhance the library’s Summer Reading Program. The donation was made possible by customers who [...]