- NPL Foundation Announces Bookmobile Fundraising Campaign
The NPL Foundation is embarking on a new fundraising campaign to raise $350,000 for a new, modern Bookmobile.
08/20/2015 3:51 PMdetail
- NPL Adds New Formats with Hoopla Digital
You can now stream or download music, eAudiobooks, eBooks, and graphic novels using the hoopla platform!
08/04/2015 5:58 PMdetail
- Seven Year Tourney Participant Takes It All!
More than 200 people attended the 2015 Teen Tech Week Gaming Tournament last March. Teens battled fiercely for the grand prize, a Samsung Galaxy Tablet. In the end, Aaron Heywood beat them all!
05/15/2015 3:25 PMdetail
- NPL Wins Award for African-American History Month Program
On Friday, April 24, 2015, Norfolk Public Library (NPL) was awarded the Outstanding Adult Program Award for its “Slover Library African-American History Month Honors Program” at the Virginia Public Library Directors Association Conference at Graves Mountain Lodge in Syria, VA.
04/30/2015 1:20 PMdetail
- Building a Sense of Community: "7 Cities, 1 Book"
This spring, Norfolk Public Library joins the region in a literary collaborative to promote reading and build a sense of community by encouraging residents throughout Hampton Roads to read and discuss the 1953 novel, "Fahrenheit 451," by Ray Bradbury. NPL will offer programs based on the novel from April 13-May 18.
04/09/2015 7:58 AMdetail
- What's all the hoopla about?
NPL has partnered with hoopla digital to give patrons online and mobile access to free movies and TV shows. From Hollywood blockbusters to independent films, you can access a full catalog of titles from the comfort of your couch!
03/11/2015 5:15 PMdetail
- Lend a Helping Hand during TREK for Civility Week
Join us for a variety of films, performances and Storytimes that focus on building tolerance, respect, empathy and kindness (TREK) in our surrounding community as we kick off Norfolk Public Library's (NPL) initiative, TREK for Civility.
01/14/2015 3:34 PMdetail
- SLOVER LIBRARY GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION SLATED FOR JANUARY 9-11
The new Slover Library officially opens at 10 a.m. January 9, 2015 with the First Book Checkout ceremony with Mayor Paul D. Fraim, Jane Batten, major donors and the Slover Library Foundation. There is a Grand Opening celebration weekend planned January 10 and 11. Events are free and open to the public including Dr. Seuss-inspired activities, games, entertainment and even The Cat in the Hat!
12/19/2014 3:23 PMdetail
- Library Board of Trustees Meeting- Public is Invited
The Board of Trustees will discuss on November 18 a revision to the NPL Juvenile Internet Access Policy as it relates to recent changes in the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA).
10/30/2014 3:20 PMdetail
- Celebrate American Indian Heritage Month
National American Indian Heritage Month is celebrated every November honoring the original peoples of America and their contributions to the past, present, and future.
- Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Explore Hispanic history and culture with special events at NPL for all ages, Sept. 15-Oct. 15.
09/08/2014 12:00 PMdetail
- Summer Reading Results Are In!
"Paws" to Congratulate Our Grand Prize Winners
08/28/2014 1:47 PMdetail
- Listen Up! eAudiobooks Now Available
Tune in to hands-free reading with NPL's new eAudiobooks
- Sargeant Memorial Collection Temporary Closure
NPL's Local History & Genealogy Collection to Close After Aug. 30, 2014.
07/29/2014 10:09 AMdetail
- Sneak Peek of Slover Library Technology
Slover Library Preview Center Open Monday-Friday, 11AM-2PM Starting March 3, 2014.
- Free Concerts on the Lawn!
The Blyden Branch Library celebrates African-American Music Appreciation Month in June with its "Making a Joyful Noise" concert series.
06/04/2014 2:40 PMdetail
- Paws to READ Summer Reading Program
Read books, win prizes and enjoy free events from June 21- August 2.
06/03/2014 8:00 AMdetail
- Join the Big Library Read
Become a champion mystery-solver with this popular eBook now available without waitlists or holds from June 3-18.
06/02/2014 8:00 AMdetail
- Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month
Explore Asian-Pacific history and culture with special events at NPL for all ages during May.
05/05/2014 3:56 PMdetail
- New NPL Mascot Announced
Meet River the Reading Ranger, the champion of the Library and defender of literacy!
03/14/2014 9:05 AMdetail