The Presidential Election of 1968 with Professor Gary Hylander

Thursday, November 15th at 6:30 pm Election year, 1968, was one of the most tumultuous election years in American history. A “new Nixon” promised to end the Vietnam War, restore order to the nation’s cities and campuses and to nominate Supreme Court Justices who did...

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The History of the Norfolk Schoolhouse

Thursday, October 4th at 7:00 pm Learn how the one-room school building, built near Cleaveland St. in 1845, ultimately became what is now also called  "The Schoolhouse", a permanent part  of The Norfolk Free Public Library.  Hear about the twists and turns of this...

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The Tet Offensive with Professor Gary Hylander

Tuesday, September 25th at 6:30 pm 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive. This was the largest and most important campaign of the Vietnam War. Taking advantage of a cease-fire to celebrate the first day of the Vietnamese New Year holiday (Tết), Vietcong...

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Fall Programming

Fall programming brochures are available in the library for adults, babies, school-age, and teen patrons. Most registrations for programs open on September 1st, but not all. Any questions, please give us a call,...

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Giant Candy Land

Giant Candy Land is tomorrow, and there are still some spots open! Register here for a time slot: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0d44a5ae2ea6f49-giant Please make sure you are registering for each person who would like to play when signing up. Time slots that are...

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Music Bingo

THURSDAY, JULY 26 4:30—5:30 PM, Community Room Think you know everything about music? Put your skills to the test with Music Bingo! Guess the song in 15 seconds and mark it on your bingo sheet. Three rounds, three winners! Snacks provided. Registration appreciated but...

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No Fail Craft Night

Join staff in creating a lovely photo collage star on Tuesday, July 31st, 6:30 - 7:30.  Participants must bring photocopies of at least 10 black & white photos and pick up the stencil at the Circulation desk ahead of the class.  For adults 18+. Registration is...

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Help Support a Local Soldier: Round 2!

The Library will again be collecting items to send to Norfolk resident, CPT John Kent, and his unit who are stationed in Kuwait. They truly enjoyed and were thankful for our last shipment.There are a few new items on this list for our second care package.  Make a card...

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Summer Movie: Coco

Wednesday, July 18th, 4-6pm. The movie will begin right at 4, but you are welcome to begin arriving at 3:45 to start setting up.  Come cool off and relax after a day out in the sun. Free popcorn and water will be provided while supplies last. Please bring a blanket to...

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