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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|

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 [...]

Queen City Reads

“Brian Freeman was so personable – and loved Goodbye to the Dead!”  “The author was great!”  “[I most liked] putting a face to the author and understanding some of his strategies in the stories.”  “Brian Freeman was a very good speaker and fun to listen to.”  These are just a few of the comments from [...]

Treat Your Shelf!

Are you looking for something good to read?  Take a look at this post from the American Library Association:   2016 Andrew Carnegie MedalistMaking your 'To Be Read' list? Checking it twice? #TreatYourShelf (or others) this holiday season with titles from RUSA's award lists selected and reviewed by our expert librarians.The Andrew Carnegie Medals for [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Blog, books, Christmas, Holiday, reading, TreatYourShelf, Virginia Public Library|

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 [...]

Winter 2015 Programs @ Your Library

We have had some wonderful programs this past year.  They ranged from Minnesota author Peter Geye in January and Master Gardener Carol Borich in March to musicians Briand Morrison in August and Sara Pajunen in September; from wonderful children's programs throughout the Summer Reading Program to Digital Photography 101 in October and our final 2014 [...]

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.  [...]

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|