Preparing for Your Visit

The Eastern Shore Room is available for in person research by appointment Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 am to 5 pm, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am to 8 pm, and on Saturdays from 9 until 1.  For scheduling, please call 757-787-3400 or email [email protected]. Please contact us in advance to ensure that we will be able to assist you. 

Staff assistance is not available on Thursdays and Saturdays. 

Items designated “Special Collections” in our catalog are only available to view with staff present.

Archives and Special Collections – Currently stored off-site. Contact staff for availability and access.