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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|

Fall Storytimes @ your library

Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and fun at our Fall Storytimes! Storytimes are designed for children ages 0-5, along with their adults. We will listen to stories, dance to songs, and make crafts to take home, plus other fun activities! We have some special events to look out for with our scheduled storytimes. Our [...]

FOL Fall Book 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 Sale? September 26 - September 28; from when the library opens until an hour before the library closes. Friends of the Library members get early access to the [...]

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 [...]

Library Event: The Education of Will

Summer is upon us and, with it, the children's Summer Reading Program, where children are encouraged to maintain and improve their reading skills and invited to participate in fun library events.  In the midst of all the children's events, we have squeezed in one that is adult friendly. Patricia McConnell, PhD. Patricia McConnell, [...]

By | May 12th, 2018|Blog, Virginia Public Library|

Summer Reading Preview

Summer Reading 2018 - Reading Takes You Everywhere That's right! Summer Reading is just around the corner. We will soon have a host of new events, prizes, and books to look forward to! While we wait for our official Summer Reading brochures and school visits, here are some essential dates for you to know - [...]

All About the Service

Contrary to rumor, libraries are not falling out of use.  More than 8,000 people visited our library last year. They came for internet access, for help finding answers to questions, to attend events, and—yes—to borrow books and other items from our collection. Well over 100,000 items owned by the Virginia Public Library were checked out [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Blog, Home Page Item, Virginia Public Library|