Norfolk Now Article on the Norfolk Library Interns

  Life Beyond the Norfolk Library Interns See Their Jobs As a Passport to Success By Peter Vosburgh In 1997 librarian Louise Schimmel and the staff of the Norfolk Library were looking for ways to involve Norfolk’s teenagers in their library. To that end, they decided to offer employment by having one or two students […]

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The Tenth Anniversary of the Norfolk Library

by Ann Havemeyer The tenth anniversary of the opening of the Norfolk Library was celebrated on March 6, 1899. Isabella Eldridge, founder of the Library, organized the event which included a program of music and addresses at the Library, followed by a luncheon at the Eldridge residence and an afternoon performance of a popular song […]

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Norfolk Library Farm Day

by Luisa Sabin-Kildiss Farm Day at the Norfolk Library ) was a concentrated effort by the Library Associates Events Committee  (The library’s Friend’s Group), the Norfolk Farmer’s Market and the many farmers who participated in the panel discussion, to celebrate locally produced food in Norfolk and its environs. Conceived as an educational and networking program, the […]

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King Tut at the Norfolk Library

by Ann Havemeyer For many of our nation’s Presidents, dogs have been loyal companions and playful residents of the White House, often featured in photo ops and sometimes on campaign trails. Richard Nixon’s cocker spaniel Checkers turned the tide of public support for his vice-presidential candidacy in 1952. His famous Checkers speech was reportedly inspired […]

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Library Unveils New Website

After about a year of waiting, we finally have our new website up. Though we loved the elegant design and visual simplicity of our previous, it wasn’t easy to maintain. We applaud Library Trustee, Christopher Little for vigilantly keeping our old website up to date, but are secretly thrilled to have the opportunity to be […]

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