The Blyden Branch opened July 19, 1921 in a single room of the original Booker T. Washington High School on Princess Anne Road. It provided library service for the city’s approximately 43,000 African American residents, and was the first library for African Americans supported by a municipality in Virginia. Blyden Branch moved to Johnson Avenue and Church Street in 1938 and to its current location at 879 E. Princess Anne Road in 1957.
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- Date: 12/09/2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
- Location: Blyden Branch Library
879 East Princess Anne Rd
Norfolk, Virginia 23504
Do you like to invent interesting things and create your own original artwork? This is the program for you!
Materials provided. Registration is required. (School Age)
December 9: Girly Maker Day