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.
PBS Literacy Van Visit
- Date: 09/11/2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
- Location: Janaf Branch Library
124 Janaf Shopping Center
Norfolk, Virginia 23502
Martha Razor, WHRO Early Childhood Coordinator, drops by for a visit with the PBS Kids Raising Readers Literacy Van filled with age appropriate books and games. All are invited onboard! (Preschool)