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Have fun at great events!

Squirrel and Skunk Reading

Win fabulous prizes!

Sign up online or in the library for one of the following programs:




Read & Win County Fair Program (begins in July)

Click to Read How It Works

Frog Reading

Attention Parkview and Roosevelt Students:

Call the library and ask about a special program just for you!


Read with Katie or Muggsie!

Our favorite READ dogs are back! Book a date in the Children's Room

Bunnies Reading

June 11 - 25 & July 9 - 23

Craft-TASTIC Tuesdays

Drop in anytime between 10:00 and 2:00 on these Tuesdays for our crafty make 'n' take projects.

Recommended ages: ALL

Mark Your Calendar for These Special Events!

All events will be held on Thursdays in the library auditorium

June 6th at 10:30

Minnesota Zoomobile

Dig it up with cool creatures from the Minnesota Zoo!

Recommended ages: ALL



June 13th at 4:00

SURVIVOR: Underground!

Join James Pointer, of Soudan Underground Mine, to encounter underground creatures & learn how they survive. Are you up to the challenge?

Recommended ages: K & up

June 20th at 1:00

Dig into Drawing with Chris Monroe

Meet the creator of the "Monkey With a Toolbelt" books & learn how to draw your own comic strip.

Recommended ages: K & up


June 27th at 3:00

Dig it! Music with Paul Spring

A fun music program for the whole family.

Recommended ages: ALL

July 1st - 5th

Treasure Hunt Week!

Search the library for clues & win prizes.

Recommended ages: ALL

Skunk Reading

July 11th at 2:00

The Great Lego Dig!

Another year of competitions, challenges, and fun!

Recommended ages: ALL


July 18th at 3:00

Digging up Dinosaurs with the MN Science Museum

Yep, we're talking Dinosaurs IN the library!

Recommended ages: ALL


Porcupine Reading

July 25th at 2:00

Dig into Magic with the Amazing Charles!

Fantastic tricks & eye-popping balloon animals.

Recommended ages: ALL

Nitty Gritty Details

What counts?

Virginia Public Library books and some books from other libraries

Downloaded books from our library website


What do I need to do?

Pick up your registration packet & check out books at the library

Pick up your midpoint prize & final prize by July 31st at the library

Record your books online or on our paper reading log

Forgot how to log in?

Username: Try your first & last name in lower case without spaces

Password: Try your favorite color

No luck? Contact the Children's room for help during regular business hours

Dates to Remember

Program dates: May 29 - July 31

Midpoint prize distribution: June 24 - August 2

Final prize distribution: July 8 - August 2

Completion lists to schools: August 10


Badger and Mouse Reading

215 5th Ave S. Virginia, MN 55792 * Telephone: (218)748-7525 * Media: (218)748-7529 * Fax: (218)748-7527
Last Updated July 22, 2013

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