Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day

In honor of Memorial Day, we will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 9:00 AM. Although our physical location will be closed, you can still enjoy a good book! Access our extensive collection of audiobooks …more

June Summer Reading Adventure

June Summer Reading Adventure

This month, our theme is “Adventure Begins at the Library,” and we have a fantastic lineup of crafts, story times, and reading challenges waiting for you. When the temperature rises, the library is the perfect place to stay cool and enjoy some fun activities. You …more

May is blooming with fun at the Library!

May is blooming with fun at the Library!

We’ve planned a month packed with excitement! From enchanting story times to hands-on crafts, there’s something for everyone. Plus, join us in celebrating the start of summer with a classic root beer float! Curious for more? Explore our full range of events on our events …more

Reflections on the 2024 PLA Conference

Reflections on the 2024 PLA Conference

When an email landed in my inbox inviting me to register for the 2024 Public Library Association (PLA) conference in Columbus, Ohio, from April 3rd to 5th, I knew it held promise. Yet, the constraints of our budget made attendance seem out of reach. On …more

The Library is for explorers!

The Library is for explorers!

Telescope and Binocular Lending are available at Valentine Public Library. To expand access to STEM-related learning tools and materials, the Valentine Public Library has partnered with the Omaha Astronomical Society to circulate a Zhummell Z114 telescope for use by library patrons. Our goal is to …more

Graphic Novels

Graphic Novels

A graphic novel is a format of books that uses both illustrations and words to tell a story. They are similar to comic books in that they use sequential art to tell the story. Packed with rich plots, complex story-lines, and captivating visual elements, graphic …more

Explore a World of Digital Reading with Libby!

Explore a World of Digital Reading with Libby!

Are you looking for an extensive collection of e-books, audio-books, and magazines without spending a dime? Look no further! The Libby app offers a treasure trove of digital resources, all readily available for free with just your library card. Our library continually updates its digital …more

New at the Library

New at the Library

Our online catalog has undergone a transformation, and we’re thrilled to introduce you to some of the new enhancements! From book summaries and recommendations to an “about the author” feature with series information and reading order, the new and improved catalog has been designed to …more

Reserve Express

Reserve Express

Never miss a new title from your favorite author or the next book in your favorite series. By signing up for Reserve Express, you will have an automatic hold placed for your favorite authors’ newest books! This service automatically places reserves on new books by …more