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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 [...]

Zika Virus Health Information Resources

Most of you have heard about the Zika virus by now.  For those who want more information, staff from the Disaster Information Management Research Center (National Library of Medicine) have compiled resources to aid in understanding it.  For more information about DIMRC itself, please visit http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/Zika Virus Health Information ResourcesJanuary 26, 2016We have all been [...]

By | January 28th, 2016|Blog, Health, minnesota, Virginia Public Library, Zika virus|

July Quilt Installed at Library

The collaborative quilt project between Virginia Public Library and the Going to Pieces Quilt Guild continues in July with a quilt aptly filled with sparkle.  With a surprising color combination of red, purple and silver, “Ladies Choice” was designed and quilted by Karen Lamppa, a long-standing member of 4 regional quilt guilds. Mrs. Lamppa was [...]

News You Can Use

There is a lot going on in the world and many places to find information about it. Your library is one of those places.Wall Street JournalThe Virginia Public Library has hard copies of several local, state, and national newspapers.  These range from the Mesabi Daily News to the Wall Street Journal.  We keep back issues [...]

Summer Reading

Summerland CoverThe Summer Reading Program here at the Virginia Public Library is well under way with children eagerly visiting the library to borrow more books, participate in Craft-TASTIC Tuesdays, and enjoy interesting programs.  Children aren't the only ones reading, though, and we have some suggestions and tips for finding library items for kids of all [...]

By | June 18th, 2013|Blog, libraries, library, minnesota, reading, summer, Virginia Public Library|

Election 2012

It's that time of year again--Time to get out and vote.To assist you in choosing which candidates and issues to vote for, we have compiled a list of informative websites. These are not the only websites available to you; they are simply a small sampling of what is out there. Be advised that they are [...]

By | October 23rd, 2012|Blog, elections, minnesota, president, virginia|