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Career Online High School

Career Online High School (COHS) is an online high school diploma and career certification program available through VBPL.

Edgar T. Brown Local History Archive

The Edgar T. Brown Local History Archive is Virginia Beach Public Library’s community archive serving the City of Virginia Beach and the Hampton Roads area.


The Virginia Beach Public Library is dedicated to supporting the local community through its Grants & Nonprofit Research and Information Services.

Jobs & Small Business

The Virginia Beach Public Library offers a wealth of career and small business resources to empower individuals and entrepreneurs.

Wahab Public Law Library

Wahab Public Law Library ensures free access to information about the law, facilitating reference and research for the public, law professionals, government agency employees, and students.

Resources & Databases

A wealth of resources and comprehensive databases await at the Virginia Beach Public Library, providing a gateway to knowledge, research, and discovery for all members of the community.

School Research Sources

Looking for resources for a school assignment? Need help with a book report? The below resources are a great start.​​​​​​​​


The Virginia Beach Public Library is a hub of technological resources and services, catering to the needs of the community.