Adult Programs

“No Fail” Craft Night

Tuesday, October 30th, 6:30-7:30 pm Modge Podge decorative paper napkin onto glass votive. Join NPL staff in creating crafts easy enough for the most novice of crafters. For adults 18+. Registration is required. Sponsored by the Friends of the...

The Presidential Election of 1968 with Dr. Gary Hylander

NEW DATE! Monday, December 3 @ 6:30pm 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...

The Assassinations of MLK Jr. & RFK with Dr. Gary Hylander

Tuesday, October 16th at 6:30 pm Dr. Hylander will examine the events of turbulent 1968, including the Civil Rights Movement and the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy. Join us as we mark the 50th anniversary of a distinctly memorable year in...

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...

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...

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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