Summer Reading 2022 at the Virginia Public Library
Join us this summer for events, activities, and an interactive reading program! All our summer reading information can be found in our Summer Reading Booklets – available in easy, medium, and hard editions. These booklets include instructions on how to earn prizes for reading and activities, events calendars for free Virginia and library events, and much more helpful information. Stop by the library to pick up your free and fun guide to summer, or click the links below to download your copy of the booklets! We look forward to seeing you soon!
Want a reading only summer challenge? Try our online reading challenge using Beanstack, or the Beanstack Tracker App! Click the image below to get started:
July Events (and important dates) for Summer 2022:
JUL 4 LIBRARY CLOSED FOR 4TH OF JULY
JUL 7 5:00-7:00PM FIRST THURSDAYS QUAD CITIES MUSIC EVENT — LIBRARY LAWN
Join local musician Steve Solkela as he sings and performs using a variety of instruments! Visit other downtown businesses for more music, arts & crafts.
JUL 11 SUMMER READING PRIZE PICKUP BEGINS
JUL 12 10:30-11:30AM COMMUNITY TRUCK DAY — LIBRARY LAWN
See the big trucks in your community and have fun at a truck storytime! 5th Ave and the library parking lot will be closed for trucks and people at the event.
JUL 14 2:30-3:30PM TEEN SNACKS AND SUGGESTIONS — FARMERS MARKET
Teens 7th grade and up are invited to create their own buttons and to offer input on the Young Adult section and Teen events for the year.
JUL 21 2:30-3:30 PAWS AND READ EVENT—FARMERS MARKET
Visit with the Mesabi Humane Society and see some of their animals! Crafts for animals will be made at this event.
JUL 26 10:30-11:30AM CAMPING STORYTIME — LIBRARY LAWN
Get ready to sing, dance and have fun at a Camping themed storytime! Lawn games will be available to play after storytime.
MONDAYS IN JULY 10AM-5PM STORY STROLL ON THE LIBRARY LAWN
THURSDAYS IN JULY 2:30PM-5PM STORY STROLL BY SILVER LAKE (WALKING PATH)