The Park Place Branch was established as the Black Culture Center at 3506 Colonial Avenue in February 1970, funded by the Model City Library Service Program. When the Park Place Service Multi-service Center opened in 1979, the Black Culture Collection was moved there and renamed Park Place Branch Library. It was one of four such centers funded by Norfolk’s Model City program to decentralize certain city services, making them more convenient to the neighborhoods that they served. A computer lab, funded by a grant from Landmark Communications, opened in 1999. Park Place Branch was completely renovated in 2008.  

eBook Class

Learn how to browse for and download electronic books onto computers and ereaders. Feel free to bring your own device!

Contact the branch to register: (757) 441-7330. A Norfolk Public Library card and a PIN are required.

(Customers who don’t live, work or own property in the City of Norfolk will need to pay an annual fee of $35 to access eBooks.)


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