Before & Afterschool Care
Virginia Beach’s Department of Parks and Recreation offers a variety of before and after care programs for children. Many of these programs are conveniently held at your child’s school. Click to learn more.
Managing Temper Tantrums
It’s not unusual for a child to throw a temper tantrum. They usually take place between the ages of 1 to 3 years old. Older children throw them when they don’t get what they want. Here are some tips for coping with temper tantrums in your home. Learn More.
Ready for Middle School?
Leaving the insular environment of elementary school can make even the most confident kids uneasy and nervous. Learn what to expect when your child enters middle school and help him or her carve out an identity, meet new people, and more. Learn More.
With warm summer temperatures come opportunities for many outdoor activities. Families can enjoy nature and the great outdoors but should be careful to avoid overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. Learn more.
Gear up for School with a Library Card
Whether your child is entering preschool or high school, a library card from the Virginia Beach Public Library is the most valuable school supply. With a library card, you and our child have access to books, movies and music. Learn more.