Hybrid Programming

VBPL is offering indoor, outdoor and online programming options beginning Dec. 1, 2021. We encourage everyone over the age of two to wear a mask and continue to practice social distancing. To see all options, click the "Change Selected Libraries" button, "Select All" then "Confirm Selection."

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Beach Readers

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Details:
Beach Readers is designed for adults with developmental disabilities who are interested in improving their reading skills. We will meet online to create stories and read together. No registration required. The virtual room opens 5 minutes before t...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Squirrel and Friends Storytime with Take Home Craft

10:30am - 11:15am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Our neighborhood squirrels are busy at this time of the year- hiding acorns and scurrying in the trees! Join us for a fun storytime featuring books and activities focused on our furry friends and the animals they encounter. Family Storytime- All ages...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Read and Share

10:30am - 12:00pm
Bayside & Special Services Library
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Details:
Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. Talk about titles you like and hear what others enjoy. Swap favorites old and new or spread the word about your favorite reads.  ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Read a book selected last month by 3rd-5th graders, then join in a virtual meeting with other readers your own age to discuss your thoughts on the book. Grades 3-5. Registration is required. Our reader-chosen book this month is Greenglass Hou...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Read and Share

11:00am - 12:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Details:
Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. Talk about titles you like and hear what others enjoy. Swap favorites old and new or spread the word about your favorite reads. Adults. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Read & Share Book Club

11:30am - 12:30pm
Wahab Public Law Library
Library Branch: Wahab Public Law Library
Room: Law Library Meeting Space
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Details:
Are you a person who loves to read? Come join other book lovers in a discussion about books you’ve read & why you like them. Hear what the library has to offer. Make connections with like minded people and get some ideas for new things to read. F...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

WebEx Live Goodnight, Children of the World

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Books & Authors, Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Details:
Families around the world sing lullabies to their babies and little ones. Join us online for good night songs in many languages, stories and rhymes, as you and your children get ready for dreamland. For families with babies, toddl...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Now Read This Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Culture, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Details:
Join us for an online book club discussion of "The Lost Apothecary" by Sarah Penner, available in ebook and audiobook formats in Hoopla Digital. Adults, 18+.  Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Read & Share Book Club

10:30am - 12:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Details:
Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. Talk about titles you like and hear what others enjoy. Swap favorites old and new or spread the word about your favorite reads.  No registration required. The virtual room opens 5 minutes bef...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Now Read This Book Club

10:30am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Details:
Book Title:  Little Women by Louisa May Alcott This classic American novel follows the joys and hardships of four sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March—detailing their passage from childhood to womanhood. It takes place in New England during t...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Details:
We will be meeting inside the Corduroy Room. We will be discussing December title, "Such a Fun Age." January 2022 titles TBD.   ...