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The Jordan-Newby Branch will be closed Saturday, October 28, due to the NSU Homecoming.

The Barron F. Black Branch Library was dedicated on Sunday, June 26, 1977 and officially opened to the public on July 1. Its name was chosen to honor Barron Foster Black, who served as chairman of the Norfolk Foundation, chairman of Board of the Friends of the Norfolk Public Library Trust Fund, and established the Norfolk Historic Foundation in the early 1960s. Black also generously gave towards building a new central library for the City of Norfolk, and was instrumental in the preservation of the historical Willoughby-Baylor House and the 1971 Taylor-Whittle House.

Learn more about using the meeting room at Barron F. Black Branch.

Flower Power Pens

The earth is full of beauty with its beautiful flowers! Have you ever wished you could have a flower strapped to your pen? Now you can! We will take ordinary pens and turn them into beautiful flower power pens! When someone asks you, “Where did you get that awesome pen?” You can say, “I made it at the Library!”

(School Age and Teens)

(757) 441-5806


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