About Friends


Our Mission

"The Mission of the Friends of the Virginia Beach Public Library is to promote the mission and services of the Virginia Beach Public Library through advocacy and financial and programming support, and to promote similar related activities."


Vicki Devine - President
Jill Burr - Vice President
Nancy Parker - Secretary
Talbott Jordan - Treasurer

Board Members

Judy Bandy
Bob Gilson
Judy Harbison
Pam Levinson
Mary Jane Morewitz
Debbie Wolcott
Eva Poole - Library Director

Board Meetings are the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the MEO Central Library. Anyone is welcome to attend a board meeting.

What We Do

We raise funds to support programs that are created and maintained by library staff for which funding might not otherwise be available. Here is a list and a bit of description of those programs.

Summer Reading Challenge

Battle of the Books

Teen Support

Adult Services

Strawberry Festival Outreach

Early Elementary Educational Coding Programs

Burgeon Early Literacy Center Panels

Board Books for Parents at Early Literacy Trainings and WIC

Youth Support