If you and your flock are flying the coop this summer, head to your library, in person or online, to stock up on these free travel necessities!
Know before you go! Find travel guides, maps and more to help you plan and enjoy your escape.
Grab books for everyone in the family to pass time on your plane, train or automobile ride. Search our catalog
and choose from print books, audiobooks on CD and downloadable e-books and audiobooks
. (Downloading makes for a lighter carry-on bag, plus you don’t have to worry about losing books or returning them after your trip).
Download magazines to read on your mobile device during your travels. VBPL’s new service, Zinio
, features popular titles like Billboard, Cosmo, Family Circle, ESPN, Field & Stream, Forbes, US Weekly
A few tunes can help reduce the backseat chorus of “Are we there yet?” Download songs from VBgov.com/music
to your family members’ mobile devices – 3 songs per week (to keep forever!) per library card.
If you’re traveling to another country, check out a book, audiobook, DVD - or try our online resource, Mango Languages, to learn the local dialect
Staying close to home?
Your library is the perfect place to plan your staycation, with lots of books about things to see and do in Virginia and in your own backyard. Of course, there’s always something fun to do for free
at your library.
Remember: “Have Book Will Travel!”