Virginia Beach Public Library Offers Free Resources for Job Hunters

If you or someone you know lives in Virginia Beach and is searching for a new job, the Virginia Beach Public Library has free resources available to help.

  • Adult Learning Center: Part of the Virginia Beach City Public Schools, offering fee-based computer classes ranging from keyboarding basics to web page design.

  • Virginia Career Works: A One-Stop Career Center or One-Stop Workforce Center where a wide range of free employment, training, and career education program services are available to employers, workers, job seekers, and youth.

  • Tidewater Community College Workforce Development: Offering fee-based programs on a range of career tracks including information technology topics.

Career Coaching

The Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library offers Job Coach volunteers who can assist with resume help, online job applications or other aspects of your job search. Call the library at 385-0150 to make an appointment.

Online Career Assistance

JobNow – This resource from Brainfuse provides helpful career coaching tips, resume building and other job resources.

VetNow – VetNow from Brainfuse is a resource designed to help our veterans find benefits, build resumes and even find job coaching assistance.

Technology Education

Trying to gain job skills for the modern workplace? The library offers a number of classes to assist with updating your skills for today’s competitive job market. Classes offered range from basic computer use to beginner and intermediate Microsoft Office product instruction. Visit our Technology Education page for more information.​

VBPL accounts are free to Virginia Beach residents. To apply for an account click here.