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All NPL locations will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

­­­The Janaf Branch of Norfolk Public Library opened in 1966. It is named for the shopping center, which is an acronym for “Joint Army, Navy, Air Force.” Janaf, Inc. was formed by retired U. S. Navy officer James Beazley as an investment organization catering to active and retired members of the military. The future site of the shopping center was purchased in 1954, and the first phase of Janaf Shopping Center opened in December 1959.

Learn more about using the Janaf Branch meeting room.

Foster Parent Information

Touch a Life…Create a Future

Thousands of at-risk children and teens in Virginia need homes. United Methodist Family Services  will host free, no obligation information sessions on becoming a foster parent. Representatives will answer questions and explain the requirements of fostering and adopting in Virginia. Learn what educational resources are available to you at the Norfolk Public Library. (Adults) 

(757) 441-5660
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