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

High School Yearbooks

Note: Our high school yearbooks for the years 1978-99 will be unavailable for a short time while they are being digitized. Please direct any questions to the Special Collections Department at 757-727-1314.

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.