December 19, 2023

Finish the Year Strong with Virginia Beach Public Library

As you turn the page on 2023, turn to your library for peace of mind, comfort and joy.

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Start with Yourself

In all the holiday hustle and bustle, make sure to take care of YOU with Virginia Beach Public Library’s (VBPL) digital library, available 24/7 and on-the-go. Free with your VBPL account, you can:

  • Download a yoga video or steam meditation music
  • Browse popular magazines wellness tips and stress-busters
  • Find new recipes for healthy options and hearty meals

Deck Your Halls

For décor and gifts to dazzle your friends and family, Craftsy has over 1,400 instructional video classes on everything from painting, knitting, design, woodworking and more — and is also available en Español.

Wrap Up Your Reading Goal

It’s the home stretch! Don’t forget to log your reading for VBPL’s 2023 Adult Reading Challenge and sign up for the 2024 edition! You can set a goal to read 12, 24 or 52 books in 2024 to receive a canvas bag, exclusive reading lists, and recommendations from library staff. VBPL offers reading challenges for children and teens, too!

We Hope Yule Come See Us!

From storytime to STEAM, crafts to coding, tech to Taylor Swift night, VBPL has free programs and classes for all ages and interests. See our event calendar for details.

All VBPL branches, except for the TCC/City Joint-Use Library (JUL)*, will be closed from Friday, Dec. 22, through Monday, Dec. 25, and on Monday, Jan. 1, 2024.

*JUL will be closed from Friday, Dec. 22 to Monday, Jan. 1, and will offer holds pickup on:

  • Tuesday, Dec. 26, through Thursday, Dec. 28, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 29, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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