301 East City Hall Avenue, Norfolk Virginia 23510
Norfolk Public Library, serving an area of 230,000 residents, has a collection of 1,050,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 11,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 11,500 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 75 employees, of whom 28 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 11 branch libraries, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $1,200,000. Patrons make 840,000 visits annually, and check out materials 1,470,000 times. Thirty-six percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Courtland) Blackwater Regional Library
(Chesapeake) Chesapeake Public Library
(Poquoson) Poquoson Public Library
(Yorktown) York County Public Library
05/21 Coming to The Norfolk area
Hampton Roads Greek Festival Hampton Roads VA May30-June2 Winner of the Peninsula Gold Award for best outdoor festival in 2012.
Virginia Pork Festival Emporia VA June12 The Virginia Pork Festival is one of the East Coast's largest food festivals, combines outstanding pork dishes with continuous live music from multiple stages.
66th Annual Hard Crab Derby Crisfield MD August30-September1 Held at the Somers Cove Marina. Crab Races, Crab Cooking Contest, Crab Picking contest, Parade, Skiff Races, Boat Docking Contest, Crafts, Carnival, Games, Swim Meet, Entertainment, Fresh Seafood
Richmond's Original Italian Street Festival Richmond VA September28-29 Richmond's 17th Street Market will be magically transformed into an authentic Italian village for this year’s 8th Annual Italian Festival.
St. Mary's County Oyster Fest Leonardtown MD October19-20 Oysters served up raw, scalded, grilled on the barbie, on bread, on the half shell, stewed, nude, cooked in savory sauces, in salads, even in desserts, just about every way imaginable and then some.