COVID-19 Updates

Great Neck Area Library is currently closed for renovations. Please see the Under Renovation page for details.
Great Neck Area Library is currently closed for renovations. Please see the Under Renovation page for details.
Sample of FLowFlex brand COVID-19 Antigen Home Test box
COVID Test Kit Information

Free at-home test kits from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) are available at several Virginia Beach Public Library locations. Visit the customer service desk at any location, or drive-up window where available, to pick up your test kits.

    • Limit 2 per person.
    • Kits may not be reserved or held in advance and are available while supplies last.
    • A library account is not required to obtain these kits.

More information about the program | VDH Program FAQ

To use the test, follow the written instructions on the manufacturer’s product insert.

COVID Test Kit Availability

​Library
Status
​Bayside & Special Services Library
​Tests available
​Great Neck Area Library
​Unavailable – location closed for renovations
​TCC/City of VB Joint-Use Library
​Tests available
​Kempsville Area Library
​Tests available
​Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
​Tests available
​Oceanfront Area Library
​Tests available
​Princess Anne Area Library
​Tests available
​Pungo-Blackwater Library
​Tests available
​Wahab Public Law Library
​​Tests available
​Windsor Woods Area Library
​Tests available

COVID-19 Library Practices 

Are library buildings open for in-person visits? Yes, VBPL branches are open and in normal operating conditions. See our Locations and Hours page for current operating hours. All dates and services are subject to change. 

What safety precautions are being implemented in libraries

VBPL is following guidelines established by the City of Virginia Beach, the State of Virginia and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in order to ensure the safest possible environment for staff and customers: 

  • Please wear a mask if you have not been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Sneeze guards have been added at customer service stations.

Contact Information