Norfolk Public Library Collection

The Norfolk Public Library provides books in both regular and large print, eBooks, digital magazines, Audiobooks, CDs and DVDs to meet whichever reading format you prefer.

Can't find a title in the catalog? Recommend a book or other item for purchase by calling or visiting any NPL location to fill out a Patron Request Form with our staff or fill out an Interlibrary Loan Request Form.

The following online services are available 24/7:

NPL Online Catalog
Search, place holds, review your account and check out items from the Norfolk Public Library collection.

Sample, browse, download and read popular fiction and nonfiction for both children and adults on your smartphone, tablet device, eReader and personal computer.

TumbleBooks for Kids

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. They are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sounds, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book (and some classics) which you can read, or have read to your child.

Zinio Digital Magazines
Download unlimited digital copies of popular magazines for free to your computer and mobile devices. Zinio magazines are always available, never expire and can be stored indefinitely. Get help with this Zinio Digital Magazines Guide.
OneClickdigital eAudiobooks
Download and listen to digital audiobooks on your mobile devices, tablets, computers and MP3 players. Borrow up to 5 titles at a time for 21 days and place up to 10 eAudiobooks on hold at time. Get started with this OneClickdigital eAudiobooks Guide.

IndieFlix Streaming Movies

Patrons of NPL have unlimited access to hundreds of streaming film-festival hits, including options from Sundance, Cannes, Tribeca, and more. IndieFlix is available on Apple®, Android™, and all Internet-enabled devices. Patrons can also watch films on TV with their Roku devices.

Additional Services

Accessibility Services

Find books, materials and free services for the physically disabled, visually disabled, hearing impaired or reading disabled through NPL's Accessibility Services.

Reading Recommendations

May we recommend these free resources including book lists, book reviews and newsletters to help you select your next title.

Book Clubs & Kits

Take part in NPL book clubs--both in the branches and online, or check out a complete kit that contains everything your book club needs to enjoy reading and discussing your next book.