Feature Stories

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

Helen V. and Jeanne H. wave hello as they welcome people to the clinic  

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

Meet VBPL's New Disability Services Librarian 

Meet VBPL's New Disability Services Librarian

Kaitlyn Hodges will raise awareness about library resources

Living Room Conversations 

Living Room Conversations

Libraries foster civil discussions about hot topics

Seeing Beyond 

Seeing Beyond

Library group provides enrichment and fun for people with visual disabilities

Harry Potter Lock-In 

Harry Potter Lock-In

Young readers celebrate magical book characters during wickedly fun event


Preschoolers Climb Aboard the Bookmobile for Storytime Fun

Outreach program encourages early childhood literacy

3-D Project Complete 

Project Complete: Teen Assembles 3-D Printer at Kempsville Library

Volunteer builds hardware for future teen programming

Princess Anne Re-opening 

Princess Anne Re-opening

Library Customers return to their favorite reading spot

TAG Award 

Library Volunteers Win Award

The Teen Advisory Group at Join-Use Library was recognized by the mayor and by the cit's Office of Volunteer Resources.​​​​​​​​​​​


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