Richard A. Tucker Memorial Branch

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Norfolk Public Library's Newest Location

The Richard A. Tucker Memorial Library will be the 13th library location for the Norfolk Public Library system. The new 12,000 square foot library will include the following:

A significant book collection of more than 30,000 popular and classic fiction and nonfiction titles, and other materials for all ages

  • Computer Lab with 24 computers
  • Meeting Room
  • Collaboration Room
  • Two Study Rooms
  • Teen Reading Area
  • Reading Patio
  • Children’s Library with a Playscape and KidZone
  • A 5,000 Square Foot Nature Explorium, an outdoor classroom with active learning stations that will offer a way to connect learning, literacy, and an appreciation of nature as a regular part of a library visit for children and families

We officially broke ground on November 14, 2018. View the groundbreaking photo album.

Richard A. Tucker

Richard A. Tucker was a Norfolk Native, Howard University graduate, ordained Baptist minister, retired Norfolk Public Schools principal, husband and father. Learn more about him with our Groundbreaking Ceremony press release.