2015 Awards

Library honored: On April 23, Hampton Public Library received an "honorable mention" from The Virginia Public Library Directors Association for making April's Superhero Day a big success. Staff reached out to emergency responders, the military and others to create real-life heroes who read aloud to kids during the event. They also created a superhero obstacle course for kids and dressed in costume, providing a dramatic play pitting Batman against Bane. Target provided candy and volunteers.The award was for an outstanding program in cooperation with another group, organization or library system.