The Friends of the Virginia Beach Public Library have been raising funds and supporting Virginia Beach Public Library since 1976. They volunteer precious time to run the Friends Book Shop, sort books and much more. In the last few years, they’ve raised nearly $500,000 to support the library and key programs including:
•Summer Reading Program
•Early Childhood Literacy centers, computers and programs
•Services for the Visually Impaired
Be a Friend!
If you love your library, join the Friends
. Dues are an important part of the Friends budget and they're tax deductible. Volunteering is optional, featuring rewarding opportunities to help your library and to make new friends.
Donations In Honor/In Memory
You can make a donation to the Friends in memory of or in honor of a loved one or friend. Your gift will be acknowledged with letters to the honoree and/or family members per your instructions. Donations are accepted at any Virginia Beach Public Library; you may also mail a check to Friends of Virginia Beach Public Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23452.
Friends Book Shop at Central Library
Find great bargains on books, videos and more. Proceeds support your library.
Hours of Operation*
Mon, Weds, Thurs 10 a.m. - 8:15 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Sunday (Sept. - May) 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
*Hours may vary. Before making a special trip, please call 385-0130.
Online Book Sales
Proceeds support your library.
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