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MN State Parks Library Program at VPL

The Virginia Public Library is participating in the MN State Parks Library Program. The program allows Minnesotans to visit state parks, free of charge. Through a competitive application process, VPL was selected to participate in this amazing program. This program allows libraries to offer free state park permits that can be checked out for seven-day [...]

By | May 10th, 2021|Blog, Home Page Item, Virginia Public Library|

Virtual Storytimes

To download the Virtual Storytime Tracking Page and the Early Literacy Calendar for the month, scroll to the bottom of this blog post and click the download buttons. Welcome to our Virtual Storytime Challenge which runs from October 23rd – December 31st! This program is designed for children ages 0 - 6 and their adults. [...]

By | October 23rd, 2020|storytelling, Virginia Public Library|

Winter to Spring Storytime 2020

Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and fun at our Winter to Spring Storytimes! Starting on January 17th we will meet in the Children's Room on Fridays at 10:30am. Storytimes include an interactive performance which runs for 20 minutes, and close with free play and craft time. Storytimes are designed for children ages 0-5, along [...]

Fall Book & Media Sale

That's right! The Friends of the Virginia Public Library Book Sale is back! Here's what you need to know about this event: When is the Fall Book & Media Sale? September 25 - September 27; from when the library opens until an hour before the library closes. Friends of the Library members get early access [...]

Queen City Reads: Rare Birds

“For Gertrude, summer erupted.  She could hear it rustling and rocking along, every inch of the block a blast of color or noise or movement, the grass hollering and the bugs screeching.  Every pale leaf waving about.” Gertrude, is one of several unique individuals in Hibbing native Kathleen Novak’s Rare Birds.  While she is aware [...]

Children’s Winter Reading

  Winter Reading 2019: Curl Up with a Good Book Winter is here, and with it the Virginia Public Library Winter Reading Challenge! This year, our Winter Reading Challenge includes people of all ages - from infants to 100 year-olds! All you have to do is read books between January 1st and March 2nd to [...]

Holiday Music with Zachary Scot Johnson

Come to the library at noon on Thursday, December 13, for an enjoyable afternoon of holiday music! Zachary Scot Johnson is a nationally touring singer/songwriter who has performed with everyone from Donovan to Kevin Costner to Rosanne Cash. Zach's hit YouTube channel, thesongadayproject, has over 2,000 consecutive days of recordings-over six years without a missed [...]

Laurentian Divide

You’ve lived here your entire life.  You know your community.  There is nothing that could happen that would shock you.  Or is there? In Laurentian Divide¸ the second volume of her Northern Trilogy, Sarah Stonich reassembles characters that endeared Vacationland to so many readers: retired union minor and widower Alpo Lahti is about to wed [...]

By | October 11th, 2018|Virginia Public Library, VPL|