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Click here to access Heritage Hub:

Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1824 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images.

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Comprehensive coverage of the African American experience from the early 18th century to the present day. Sourced from more than 19,000 American and global news sources, including over 400 current and historical Black publications.

Library Newsletter *click here to sign up*

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Go here to sign up for the Library Newsletter! 

The Library Newsletter will be delivered to your email each month and will include information on library news, events, and book reccomendations. 


1000 Things Before Kindergarten

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1000 Things Before Kindergarten! Get your little deer ready for school! 

This program is available to children from birth until the child enters Kindgergarten. 

Go here for more information or to sign up today! 


New Hours

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UPDATE: The Meherrin Regional Library System will be expanding hours on Wednesday, Feb 17, 2021. Both locations will be open from 10-6 on Monday and 9:30-5 Tuesday through Friday (closed Saturday & Sunday). We are still following social distancing guidelings, along with enhanced cleaning and protective measures to help keep our patrons safe. Listed below are a few procedures that will be applied:

  • Vistors must wear a face covering
  • Capacity = 20 visitors at one time
  • Patron computers limited to 1 hour sessions
  • Contact-free locker pick up is encouraged
  • Meeting Rooms - Available at Brunswick location with social distancing (15 person max), unavailable at Emporia.
  • Returned items will be quarantined for 72 hours
  • Other restrictions may apply

Please email or with any questions. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. Please stay healthy and safe.

PressReader *Go here for more info*

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Stay connected! Like us on Facebook or follow us on Instagram to keep up to date with everything about the Meherrin Regional Library! 

Follow us on Instagram @MRLSVA and on Facebook @Meherrin Regional Library System! 

March Crafts *click here for more info*

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March's Grab and Go crafts will be available at both branches on the dates listed below. Available while supplies last! 

Pot of Gold: Pickup on 3/8
STEAM Paper Airplane: Pickup on 3/8
St. Patty Card: Pickup on 3/15
Rainbow Craft: Pickup on 3/22
Book Banner: Pickup on 3/29

Employment Opportunities

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