Feature Stories

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Savvy Seniors Click with Technology

Library program helps seniors stay connected.

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Library Treasure Hunt Strikes Gold

Friends group finds rare book among donations.

Families reading pages from the Story Walk at Friendship Village 

Storytimes for the Whole Child

​Skill-boosting programs help prepare children for school.

Families reading pages from the Story Walk at Friendship Village 

Sharing Books and More

VBPL reaches out to a community in memory of a beloved staff member.

career coaching room 

Career Coaching Available at Central Library

Volunteers offer help with resume writing, interview tips and more.

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Jason Reynolds Visits Central Library for Stamped from the Beginning Finale

Award-winning author engages and inspires audience during book talk and Q&A

Amanda Brooks 

Meet VBPL’s Special Collections Librarian

Preserving local history, one piece at a time

Preschool Storytimes: Going the Extra Mile 

Preschool Virtual Storytimes: Going the Extra Mile

Early Literacy Outreach team delivers through the pandemic

Oceanfront Library and partners create connection kits 

Connection Kits Help Reach People in Need

Oceanfront Area Library and its partners create 75 kits full of hygiene products and helpful resources

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VBPL Staff Help 'Vaccinate VB'

Library staff working at the Virginia Beach Convention Center were instrumental in the more than 115,000 vaccine shots given

Special Services During Pandemic 

Special Services Offer Programs and Materials Through the Pandemic

Bayside and Special Services staff provide much-needed connection with outside world to customers with disabilities

Library Creates Activity Kits 

Library Creates Activity Kits

Library creates activity kits for residents with limited online access

Story Time during Covid-19 

VBPL Brings Storytime to You

Staff use digital platforms to continue interacting with young customers

English Conversation Club 

Let's Talk: English Conversation Club

Group builds connections and confidence among non-native speakers

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