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|Tuesday||10:00am - 5:00pm:|
|Wednesday||10:00am - 5:00pm:|
|Thursday||10:00am - 5:00pm:|
|Friday||10:00am - 5:00pm:|
|Saturday||10:00am - 5:00pm:|
Visit our Reopening page to learn more about all the services being offered during our first phase of reopening.
Local and Toll-free: $.50/page Long distance: $1.00 (out-going only).
Prints are $.15/page for B&W, $.50/color. Copies are $.15/page, B&W only.
Notary services are available. Please call ahead for availability.
Parking is available on-street around the library. There is a surface lot at 1st and E. Grace Streets and a deck at 2nd and E. Franklin Streets. The parking spaces behind the library in the lot are permit-only. Bicycle lanes have been added to East Franklin Street and the library provides bike racks for your convenience.
Study Rooms and Event Spaces
Guests are expected to configure tables and chairs, and also return them to their original configuration.
Rooms are booked a minimum of 2 weeks in advance, and maximum of 2 months in advance.
Main Library offers several event spaces to the public. The auditorium has a maximum capacity of 250 and includes a lectern, 10 tables, and 225 chairs. The Annex has a maximum capacity of 44 and offers a lectern, 8 tables and 25 chairs. Both rooms include a ceiling-mounted LCD projector and a screen.
Main Library offers several study rooms to the public. These include tables and chairs to seat 8-12 people.
The Main Library houses a Job Seekers’ Area on the second floor, as part of the computer lab. There are six terminals available for patrons who are working on applications, resumes, cover letters, and other items. One-on-one assistance is offered as during schedule times during the week.
Art display spaces
The Main Library is home to several distinct art spaces, including the Dooley Foyer (pictured) and takes part in First Friday exhibitions on a regular basis. Can’t make it down to the Main Library? Check out the exhibits here.
Mending Walls Walking Tour with Hamilton Glass
Join us for this very special event in partnership with Hamilton Glass and the Mending Walls RVA project. Tour several of the Mending Walls murals and hear Mr. Glass discuss each mural first-hand and the public art project as a whole...