The Special Collections Department (757-727-1314) is located at the rear of the second floor of the Main Library, in the Virginiana Room, and is made up of three research collections and the Inter-Library Loan service. The staff will also accept limited Research Requests.
Monday and Thursday: 1 - 7 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
*Appointments are recommended for using the Genealogy Research computers. Please call 757-727-1314 for an appointment.
Virginiana & Genealogy
The Virginiana Collection has been expanded from the original collection of the old Charles Taylor Memorial Library.
Candid, a combination of Foundation Center and Guidestar resources, has a collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks in topics of interest to the nonprofit community. Create a free account and access the collection on your computer or using the OverDrive or Libby app on your mobile device.