Library Hosts “Cool Nights, Hot Jazz,” Wine-Tasting

Friday, January 22, 2016

​Virginia Beach Public Library is hosting an after-hours evening of live jazz and open mic poetry, with a wine-tasting by Mermaid Winery, on Friday, Feb. 12, at the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd., from 6:30 to 10 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, ages 18 and up, and the wine-tasting is for ages 21 and up. Participants must register online and may reserve a spot to present their poetry at

The goal of the event is to provide community members with free access to cultural enrichment and entertainment, and the chance to learn something new in a friendly, fun environment. It also highlights the breadth of programs and resources that the library has for the community.

The event is funded by a grant from the Friends of the Virginia Beach Public Library.

About Virginia Beach Public Library
A community anchor for more than 50 years, Virginia Beach Public Library includes a central library, a joint-use library in partnership with Tidewater Community College, seven area libraries and a public law library. Services include workforce development and job-search support, small business resources, computer and technology classes, early literacy classes and outreach, and local history archives and programs. In addition to books, music, magazines and movies in tangible and digital formats, the library provides online research tools accessible from home or work and a variety of specialty collections. Visit for more information.

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