Inside the Library

Valparaiso Public Library

About the Library

Hello! Did you know that 1905 there were only about 500 books in our library? On October 26, 1905, the Valparaiso Library opened its doors as the first public library building in the city. This library would later be known as... Continue Reading →

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This is the very first post to the blog! Come on inside and you will meet two of the main people who will be working on this creation!

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New August Books Available

Soldier Boy by Keely Hutton Rosie Girl by Julie Shepard Just a Normal Tuesday by Kim Turnisi Goodnight, Boy by Nikki Sheehan Black Moon by Romina Russell Paper Hearts by Ali Novak This Impossible Light by Lily Myers Little Wrecks... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Carve the Mark

Book came out on January 17, 2017. Synopsis: "On a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favored by fate, everyone develops a currentgift, a unique power meant to shape the future. While most benefit... Continue Reading →

The Blog: Under Construction.

  The blog will be undergoing some minor changes. We will be adding some things, and demolishing others.    We are sorry for any inconvenience, we are trying some new things!     Thank you for your patience! Courtney  

Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!

It's Harry Potter's birthday!  If you're a giant fan of Harry or just starting out on his magical story; then this post is for you! There are many amazing Harry Potter things--I say things because there is such a wide... Continue Reading →

Stuff to Do During the Summer! (other than read…)

Our theme for summer reading this year is "Build a Better World." Pretty awesome right?! Here's something that's even cooler(!); Sage created a display containing three components of making a better world! She's created a list of places to volunteer... Continue Reading →

May Books

Windfall by Jennifer Smith Just Dreaming by Kerstin Gier Brave New Girl by Rachel Vincent This is Really Happening by Erin Chack Count All Her Bones by April Henry The Go-Between by Veronica Chambers Dreamfull by Amy Plum   Alex,... Continue Reading →


I LOVE QUOTES. My pinterest has a board specifically for quotes...which has about 400 pins...probably a little excessive I know. I can quote anything from Harry Potter to Chris Farley's "Livin in a van down by the river." I also... Continue Reading →

Book Lists: Summer Reading

Summer reading for the library is right around the corner. (Sign- ups start June 1st!) If you're stuck at what to read, or you keep reading the same books over and over, here are some lists that will hopefully help... Continue Reading →

Spring has Sprung!

It's official! No more cold weather, well I mean, freezing weather. (We still have those cold days...)  But, it's time for that season that everybody either loves, or dreads. Spring Cleaning. So it's out with the old and in with... Continue Reading →

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