Special Collections

Library Special Collections


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.

Hours


  • Monday, Thursday - 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Saturday, Sunday - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Virginiana & Genealogy


The Virginiana Collection has been expanded from the original collection of the old Charles Taylor Memorial Library.

Grant Materials


The Grant Materials Department houses the Foundation Center's online resources and materials useful to grant-seekers.

Local Government


We maintain a hard copy collection of many current City of Hampton documents.

Inter-Library Loan


Can’t find a book or an article? Ask us. We’ll try to borrow it for you from another library.