The Library will be CLOSED today, Friday, Jan. 15th. Stay safe and warm, my friends!

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A couple of really neat online story time websites I just discovered! Click on the link below the description to explore their websites.

Storyline Online is a free website introduced by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG). The Site features SAG members reading children's books online. There is a wide variety of books to choose from.

Just Books Read Aloud is a neatly organized website where you can choose the length of the book, author, narrator, topic, reading level, and language. There is free access to all the books, but a membership is optional.


As of May 19, 2020, the Villisca Public Library re-opened to the public to provide access to physical materials, but with reduced hours. Other services are limited or restricted. Please check out the About Us tab at the top and click on Plans to read the Villisca Public Library's Re-Opening Phased Plan.


Click the READING Tab at the top and select Using BRIDGES folder for directions on how to check out an eBook or audiobook from our library :) 

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-Your Winter STEM Connection-

The Winter STEM Connection is for all area children, preschool-5th grades and their families. STEM bags will be distributed per family unit. Each bag will contain a month’s worth of STEM activities. They will be organized by week and theme. Themes are Snow, Weather, Animals in Winter, and Winter Sports. The bags will include: challenges, activities sheets, games, suggested reading lists, recipes, snacks, and all the necessary materials to complete activities. There also will be a final survey to fill out and return to the Library for a prize!

This is a FREE program!!! This program is made possible by the Villisca Public Library and the SW Region Governor’s STEM Council of Iowa.

Download the registration/ photo release permission form HERE

and return to the Villisca Public Library by January 20,2021.

In a time crunch? Scan or snap a photo of the completed registration form and email it to:

Look under the Use Our Library tab and the Puzzles Folder for a list of Photos of Puzzles Available for Check Out

Join us for the first ever Library Pajama Party!

January 28, 2020 and every last Thursday of the month


via Zoom. Address coming soon!

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**Coming Soon!!! Pre-School Story Hour for ages 1 month-5 years.

The FY21 BRIDGES Magazine Subscriptions are here! Click on the READING tab above, then click Using

BRIDGES folder on the left. Click on the list of FY21 Magazine Subscriptions. "Check it Out!"



The Summer Reading Program videos are all posted!

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Well, I finally got the links to work for our virtual Summer Reading Program. Click on the Summer Reading Program tab above. Then click on the 2020 Imagine Your Story folder. Click on it again to bring up a list of the videos, weeks 1-5.

Please complete the registration and permission forms before your child attends a Summer Reading Program. Thank you :)



Hey Kids! (and Parents)

Here's a great website to check out anytime from the National Center for Family Literacy. It has a free, online program with weekly interactive activities. Check it out, have some fun, then go read a book :)

Check out our Virtual Veteran's Day salute to local veterans. Photos are being added to the carousel daily.

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