Norfolk Public Library expands operations; continues grab-n-go


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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk Public Library announced on Friday that they are expanding their operating schedule to include updated days and times.

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Beginning August 9, all neighborhood branches will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday through Thursday. In addition, the Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch Library and Jordan-Newby Anchor Branch Library will be open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Officials say that although they will continue to offer grab-n-go services, visitors can now browse the stacks or reserve a public computer for up to two hours. 

The following library branches will be open Monday-Thursday:

  • Barron F. Black
  • Blyden
  • Janaf
  • Lafayette
  • Larchmont
  • Little Creek
  • Park Place
  • Van Wyck

The following library branches will be open Tuesday-Saturday:

  • Jordan-Newby Anchor Branch
  • Pretlow Anchor Branch

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