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Van Horn Kids Care!

Our holiday card making activity was a success! We sent out over 80 cards today that will brighten the holiday season and provide encouragement for nursing home residents, children in the hospital, veterans, and children in foster care. Check out all the beautiful and creative cards that we made!
A big thank you to all the kids that made cards and to the parents who waited patiently (or joined in!) while they made one 🙂

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Job Opening

Joan Sand, our Youth Librarian for the last 6+ years, has decided to work closer to home and her last day here at the Van Horn Public Library is Friday, September 22. All of us here at the library will miss her and wish her all the best in the future!

The position of Youth Librarian/Assistant Director is therefore open and we are currently accepting applications. Take a look at the job posting & position description on our Job Openings page.

Final Week Of Summer Reading July 24 – 29

Van Horn Public Library to host

Celebrate Your World

Finale Party

Tuesday, July 25th at 2pm

at Trailhead Park

Celebrate all of your fantastic summer reading accomplishments!

Play games, enjoy treats and win prizes!

Summer Reading Grand Prize Winners announced, too!


Finale Summer Story Time

Wednesday, July 26th at 10am


All Library programs are FREE and open to all ages. In case of special needs, please notify the library in advance so accommodations can be made.

For further information contact Van Horn Public Library at 507-356-8558,, visit their website at, or “like” VHPL on Facebook.

Happy Memorial Day!

To celebrate Memorial Day, the Van Horn Public Library will be closed from Friday, May 26 from 5pm through Monday, May 29. We will reopen on Tuesday the 30th for our regular hours – 12-8pm. Have a good and safe holiday!