March 8, 2021

Libraries to Reopen for Limited In-Person Services on March 15, 2021

Beginning Monday, March 15, Virginia Beach Public Library (VBPL) will expand services by adding limited in-person visits at all locations except at the Windsor Woods Area Library, which remains closed for renovation. Customers will be able to come into the buildings to browse and check out materials as well as access computers, printers and internet, and other services.

Safety Measures

  • Face coverings are required.
  • A limited number of customers may be admitted at a time, based on each branch's size, to ensure proper social distancing.
  • Customers are asked to keep visits to one hour to maximize library access for all residents.
  • Some spaces and furnishings may be unavailable, including the children's rooms at Kempsville, Princess Anne and the TCC/City Joint-Use Library.

Branch hours vary by location; visit for details.

Digital Resources & Programs
Digital options, including e-books, music, magazines, movies and more are available at Virtual programs for all ages are also available at

About Virginia Beach Public Library
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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