Have Fun at your Hampton Roads Library

Rainy day have you stuck inside? Feeling the need to read? There are all kinds of activities that will keep you busy at the local libraries around Hampton Roads.

Find the one closest to you and spend a fun day inside!

 

 

 

 

Chesapeake

Branches offer ongoing children’s programs as well as teen and adult development courses such as resume building and computer skills. Check out their calendar here. 

Branch information:

All Branches:

Monday-Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Chesapeake Central Library
298 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322
757.410.7100

Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
2726 Border Road
Chesapeake, VA 23324
757.410.7036

Greenbrier Library
1214 Volvo Parkway
Chesapeake, VA 23320
757.410.7058

Indian River Library
2320 Old Greenbrier Road
Chesapeake, VA 23325
757.410.7003

Major Hillard Library
824 Old George Washington Highway, N.
Chesapeake, VA 23323
757.410.7078

Russell Memorial Library
2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321
757.410.7020

South Norfolk Memorial Library
801 Poindexter Street
Chesapeake, VA 23324

Hampton

Branches offer story times and reading programs, mostly focused on children.

Branch information:

George Wythe Law Library
101 Kings Way, Second Floor
Hampton, VA 23669
(757) 728-2065
Monday-Thursday Noon-3 p.m.

Main Library
4207 Victoria Blvd.
Hampton, VA 23669
(757) 727-1154
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Northampton Branch Library
936 Big Bethel Rd.
Hampton, VA 23669
(757) 825-4558
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Phoebus Branch Library
1 South Mallory St.
Hampton, VA 23663
(757) 727-1149
Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Willow Oaks Branch Library
Willow Oaks Village Square
227 Fox Hill Rd.
Hampton, VA 23669
(757) 850-5114
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Newport News

Hours are Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Branch information:

Grissom
366 DeShazor Dr.
Newport News, VA 23608
757-369-3190

Law Library
2501 Washington Ave.
Newport News, VA 23607
757-926-8678

Main Street 
110 Main St
Newport News, VA 23601
757-591-4858

Pearl Bailey
3510 Wickham Ave.
Newport News, VA 23607
757-247-8677
South Morrison
746 Adams Dr.
Newport News, VA 23601
757-369-6810
Norfolk

Story times, senior activities, and summer reading programs highlight the Norfolk Public Library calendar. Click here for more events. 

Branch information:

Slover Library
235 E. Plume Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 664-7323
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Barron F. Black Branch
6700 E. Tanners Creek Dr.
Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 441-5806
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Blyden Branch
879 E. Princess Anne Rd.
Norfolk, VA 23504
(757) 441-2852
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Horace C. Downing Branch
555 E. Liberty Street
Norfolk, VA 23523
(757) 441-1968
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Janaf Branch
124 Janaf Shopping Center
Norfolk, VA 23502
(757) 441-5660
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Jordan-Newby Branch
961 Park Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504
(757) 441-2843
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Lafayette Branch
1610 Cromwell Drive
Norfolk, VA 23509
(757) 441-2842
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Larchmont Branch
6525 Hampton Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23508
(757) 441-5335
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Little Creek Branch
7853 Tarpon Place
Norfolk, VA 23518
(757) 441-1751
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Park Place Branch
620 West 29th Street
Norfolk, VA 23508
(757) 664-7330
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch
111 W. Ocean View Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23503
(757) 441-1750
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Van Wyck Branch
1368 DeBree Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23517
(757) 441-2844
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Portsmouth

Reading groups for both children and adults plus learning exhibits and even Zumba classes are available at the Portsmouth library branches.

Main Library
601 Court St
Portsmouth VA 23704
757-393-8501
Monday–Thursday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Churchland Branch
4934 High Street West
Portsmouth VA 23703
757-686-2538
Monday–Wednesday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Cradock Branch
28 Prospect Parkway
Portsmouth VA 23702
757-393-8759
Hours
Monday–Thursday 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Friday & Sunday: Closed

Manor Branch
1401 Elmhurst Lane
Portsmouth VA 23701
757-465-2916
Hours
Monday-Thursday:10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday & Sunday: Closed

Smithfield/Franklin/Isle of Wight/Surry/Sussex/Southampton

Franklin Branch/Ruth Camp Campbell Memorial Library
280 N College Drive
Franklin, VA 23851
757-562-4801
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Isle of Wight County Library
14362 New Towne Haven Lane
Carrollton, VA 23314
(Ph) 757-238-2641 (F) 757-238-3932
M/Th 9-5 | T 12-7 | W/F 12-5 | Sa 10-1

Smithfield Branch
255 James Street
Smithfield, VA 23430
(Ph) 757-357-2264 (F) 757-357-0883
M 12-8 | T/Th/F 9-5 | W 9-8 | Sa 10-1

Windsor Branch
18 Duke Street
Windsor, VA 23487
(Ph) 757-242-3046 (F) 757-242-3726
M 1-5 | T/W 10-5 | Th 1-7 | F Closed | Sa 9-1

Courtland Branch/
Walter Cecil Rawls Library

(Regional Headquarters)
22511 Main Street
Courtland, VA 23837
(Ph) 757-653-2821 (F) 757-653-9374
M Closed | T/F 9-5 | W 9-8 | Th 12-5 | Sa 9-12

Claremont Branch
92 Mancha Avenue (physical)
Claremont, VA 23899
(Ph) 757-866-8627 (F) 757-866-8628
M 9-6 | T/Sa 9-1 | W Closed | Th 3-7 | F 2-6

Surry Branch
270 Colonial Trail East
Surry, VA 23883
(Ph) 757-294-3949 (F) 757-294-0803
M/Th/F 9-5 | T/W 9-8 | Sa 9-1

Wakefield Branch/Troxler Memorial Library
100 Wilson Avenue (physical)
PO Box 279 (mailing)
Wakefield, VA 23888
(Ph) 757-899-6500 (F) 757-899-2400
M/T 1-8 | W/Th 9-1 | F 12-5 | Sa 9-12

Waverly Branch/
Agnes Taylor Gray Library

125 Bank Street
Waverly, VA 23890
(Ph) 804-834-2192 (F) 804-834-8671
M 9-5 | T/W 1-8 | Th 12-5 | F 9-1 | Sa 9-12

Suffolk

Morgan Memorial
443 West Washington Street
Suffolk, Virginia 23434
(757) 514-7323
Monday – Thursday 10:00am – 8:00pm
Friday and Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm

North Suffolk
2000 Bennetts Creek Park Road
Suffolk, Virginia 23435
(757) 514-7150
Monday – Thursday 10:00am – 8:00pm
Friday and Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm

Chuckatuck
5881 Godwin Boulevard
Suffolk, Virginia 23432
(757) 514-7310
Monday 10:00am – 8:00pm
Tuesday – Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm

Virginia Beach
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
4100 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Circulation – (757) 385-0120
Reference/Information – (757) 385-0150
Municipal Reference – (757) 385-4644
Hours:  Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (1st Sunday after Labor Day – Sunday before Memorial Day weekend)
Bayside Special Service Library
936 Independence Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
(757) 385-2680

Hours: Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Great Neck Area Library
1251 Bayne Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(757) 385-2606
Hours: Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Joint-Use Library (TCC/City of VB Joint-Use Library)
1700 College Crescent
TCC Campus, Building L
Virginia Beach, VA 23453
(757) 822-7800
Hours: Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday Closed.
Kempsville Area Library  
832 Kempsville Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
(757) 385-2627
Hours: Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (1st Sunday after Labor Day – Sunday before Memorial Day weekend)
Oceanfront Area Library
700 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 385-2640
Hours: Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Princess Anne Area Library
1444 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
(757) 385-2610
Hours: Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (1st Sunday after Labor Day – Sunday before Memorial Day weekend)
Pungo-Blackwater Library
916 Princess Anne Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23457
(757) 385-7790
Hours: Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wahab Public Law Library
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Judicial Center, Bldg 10B
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
(757) 385-4419
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Closed Saturday & Sunday.
Windsor Woods Area Library
3612 South Plaza Trail
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
(757) 385-2630
Hours: Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Many local Hampton Roads libraries hold special projects and events, so it’s always a good idea to call ahead or swing by and pick up a calendar if they have one.
If you are looking for something a little more active to keep  you busy, check out everything on the hrScene event calendar!