Virginia Beach Public Library provides you with access to the information that you
need in order to support democracy, fulfill your civic duties at the local, state and national levels and fully participate in community decision-making.
To fully participate, you need to be aware of current issues and events. Find out what’s going on in the city
, region, state, nation, and world.
The Virginia Beach Public Library offers valuable resources
to assist you with staying current and informed.
Take it one step further and participate in community discussions. The Hampton Roads Center for Civic Engagement
and HamptonRoads.com’s event calendar
keep track of what’s happening locally.Citizenship: Rights & Responsibilities
United States citizenship
is offered to individuals by birth and through naturalization.
Are you studying to become a U.S. citizen? Take a practice citizenship test at Learning Express Library. It's one of many free resources offered by your library.
comes with many rights, privileges and responsibilities. The right to vote is one of the most important responsibilities of every American citizen. Learn more about voting and elections at the local
Your tax dollars support all levels of government. Tax forms, rules and electronic filing are available from the Internal Revenue Service
and the Virginia Department of Taxation