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You’ve Been “Caught Caring!” Jim Bagby

Reference Librarian at Pretlow Anchor Branch When a coworker forgot to turn off their car headlights, Jim didn’t hesitate to pull out his jumper cables.

Is Only One Click Away!

State-certified teachers are waiting to help you with reading, writing and math for grades three through 12. Access the Homework Help link from the NPL website at Monday - Thursday: 3 PM - 9 PM Saturday: 9 AM - 3 PM Online help not available on Fridays and Sundays

Library Closings Labor Day

Sunday, August 31 & Monday, September 1

NPL Staff Training Day Monday, October 13

Veterans Day

Tuesday, November 11


Close @ 5 PM: Wednesday, November 26 Closed Thursday, November 27 & Friday, November 28


Close @ Noon: Wednesday, December 24 Closed Thursday, December 25

New Year’s Eve/Day

Close @ 5 PM: Wednesday, December 31 Closed Thursday, January 1, 2015


Way to go Jim!

Culture Abounds

Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 – October 15, 2014

Go to for a complete listing of events.

Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Celebration

Saturday, Sept. 20 @ 11 AM Pretlow Anchor Branch ~ (757) 441-1750 Activities include guest speaker Olga Torres, President of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; “Roberto the International Entertainer,” a musician and singer; book characters Maya and Miguel; Flor de Mexico, a children’s dance group; Parade of Nations; crafts; community agencies and organizations; and food! (Family)

Zumba in the Stacks

Get off the couch and exercise the Zumba way! This class combines the Latin dances of Cumbia, Salsa, Merengue and Samba! (Teens & Adults) Tuesdays @ 5:30 PM (Aug. 26; Sept. 2, 9 & 16) Barron F. Black Branch ~ (757) 441-5806 Mondays @ 5:30 PM (Sept. 8, 15, 22 & 29) Horace C. Downing Branch ~ (757) 441-1968 Saturdays @ 11 AM (Sept. 20 & 27; Oct. 4 & 11) Park Place Branch ~ (757) 664-7330 Creating CreatingaaCity CityofofReaders ReadersPublished Publishedbybythe theFriends Friendsofofthe theNorfolk NorfolkLibrary Library

@Your Library Newsletter Fall 2014  

News and Events from Norfolk Public Library and the Friends of NPL

@Your Library Newsletter Fall 2014  

News and Events from Norfolk Public Library and the Friends of NPL