Bookmobile

Bookmobile

This outreach service visits schools in communities throughout Cherry County on a bi-weekly schedule during the school year. The Bookmobile carries fiction and non-fiction materials for adults and children, including books, magazines, kid’s DVDs, and audio book CDs. We have a large collection and can’t …more

New 1000B4K Reader!

New 1000B4K Reader!

NEW 1000B4K READER! Congratulations to Judah Jackson. He was the 106th bookworm to complete the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge. WAY TO GO!!!  We are so grateful for families who make reading a priority for their children and instilled a love of reading & learning. …more

New 1000B4K Reader!!!

New 1000B4K Reader!!!

NEW 1000B4K READER! Congratulations to Everett Hand!!!!! He was very excited to get his first library card. Plus he got to use his new book bag and to check out books on his own card. He is the son of Jenna and Jeromy Hand. He …more

NEW 1000B4K READER!

NEW 1000B4K READER!

NEW 1000B4K READER! Congratulations to Finley Walkling!!!!! He was very excited to get to check out books and use his new Valentine Public Library book bag full of great books. He even found some books about dragons!! He is the son of Dakota and Kayla …more

The Charlotte Ladd Collection

The Charlotte Ladd Collection

We recently received a wonderful donation of historic photos and documents from Valentine and the Cherry County area. We are slowly archiving them digitally and plan on sharing each week along with some fun historical facts on both our Facebook and Instagram pages. Do you …more

Bookmobile Summer Schedule

Bookmobile Summer Schedule

This outreach service visits communities throughout Cherry County on a bi-weekly schedule during the summer. Our bookmobile driver, Bob, takes the bus out on Wednesdays. The dates for summer 2024 are May 22, June 5, June 19, July 3, July 17, and July 31. Here …more

1000B4K Reading Challenge: A Pathway to School Success!

1000B4K Reading Challenge: A Pathway to School Success!

Empower your child for success, create lasting memories, and foster a love for learning with the 1000B4K Reading Challenge. Join us in making reading an exciting part of your child’s early years! Why should your child dive into this adventure? How to Participate? Stop by …more

Pumpkin Decorating Contest Winners

Pumpkin Decorating Contest Winners

Pumpkin decorating contest winners are: Child below age 5: Lydia Hand Child 5-7: Tie Leo Giese and Lauralee Krueger Child 8-11: Luke Osnes Teen 12-18: Katelyn Bitner Adult 18+: Jan Knispel Pick up pumpkins by November 1st. The Friends of the Valentine Public Library are …more

Winners of the 2022 I Love My Library bookmark Contest

Winners of the 2022 I Love My Library bookmark Contest

Bookmarks of each 1st place winner are available at the Valentine Public Library. Entries were accepted through the month of February and recently judged. Thank you to all the participants and our panel of judges. Just remember to park in back due to the construction …more

E-Reader & digital audio-books Help

Want to check out books on your tablets or phones? Try the Libby app The free Libby app is the easiest way to get started with digital books and audiobooks from your public library. Libby is available for Android, iOS, Windows 10 & 11, some …more