Winter Reading 2019: Curl Up with a Good Book

Winter is here, and with it the Virginia Public Library Winter Reading Challenge! From January 2nd to March 1st, we have free events and activities at the library for the adults in the community. 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  to win awesome prizes at the library!


click here to sign up for Winter Reading


Being part of the Winter Reading Challenge is easy: Come in to the library to sign up, or sign up online by clicking the cardinal button above. Then log the minutes you’ve read online, and come in to the library to enter your raffle tickets toward your chosen prize!

You can earn a raffle ticket for every hour you spend reading – and your reading material can be anything from magazines, blog posts, books, audio books, e books, newspapers and more! Reading for 3 hours also earns you a collectible Winter Reading Challenge button.

Questions about how to join? Talk to a librarian at the Virginia Public Library!

We have lots of wonderful events going on this winter! To see all our events, pick up a brochure or handout at the library. Here are some big name events to look forward to:


                     January 16 @ noon        Supernatural Lake Superior with Chad Lewis

                    January 24 @ noon        Eating for Energy with Zach Schroeder

                     February 7 @ noon        How to Duo with musical group Pushing Chain

                   February 14 @ noon        Book Lover’s Tea with author Monica Ferris

                   February 26 @ noon       Queen City Reads book discussion

                   February 28 @ noon       Queen City Reads with author Kathleen Novak


We have lots more happening at the library this winter including after school children’s events!  Stop by the Virginia Public Library if you are looking for a fun time this Winter – we will be happy to see you!