At the Library

On Display: The Vikings

It seems that everyone is fascinated with the Norse warriors and seafarers, on whom many TV series, movies, and novels have been based. Visit ourVikings second floor display to learn more about the Nordic men and women who have made a lasting impression on history.

Did you know?

The word “Viking” literally means “pirate raid” in Old Norse. 1

Approximately 500 years before Columbus, Viking explorers landed on the coast of what is now Canada in about 1000 AD!2