Discover the unknown! Explore services, materials and experiences designed to enhance your life. Find out what the library has to offer for our community of readers, learners, partners, neighbors and explorers.

READ

Discover and download ebooks, comics, magazines and more. Enjoy our online reading challenges.

COMING SOON! BOOK CLUBS

Chat with other book lovers and discover new reads at your library. Check our calendar for the next meetup.

BOOK QUEST: THE CHALLENGE

Chesapeake Public Library challenges you to read 52 books in one year.

LIBRARY CARD

Get a library card and discover everything Chesapeake Public Library has to offer. Sign up now or learn more about your account.

SUMMER READING CHALLENGE

Read and log books to earn badges or win prizes.

LEARN

Study online, take a class, conduct research or come learn at the Library.

COMING SOON! CALENDAR OF CLASSES & EVENTS

Discover the unknown with other members of your community.

OUTREACH

Let ME (Mobile Edition) meet you where you are. Our library specialists are ready to help your little ones get ready for school, keep students engaged during out-of-school time and help job seekers on-the-go.

CITY OF CHESAPEAKE

Chesapeake Public Library operates as a department of the City of Chesapeake. Find out about more about our unique city.

THE CHESAPEAKE LIBRARY BOARD

The Chesapeake Library Board is an advisory board appointed by City Council to provide input to the City Manager, Library Director and City Council concerning Library matters.

THE CHESAPEAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION

The Library Foundation is non-profit organization that provides funding to complement the City support for continued operation of the Library.

THE FRIENDS OF THE CHESAPEAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Friends of the Chesapeake Public Library raise funds and sponsor special library events.

NORFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Norfolk County Historical Society is committed to the preservation and dissemination of the history of the City of Chesapeake and surrounding areas.

COMING SOON! VENDOR PORTAL

Apply for a booth and learn about upcoming Library events for local businesses, artisans and more.

VOLUNTEER

Help the Library- apply to be a volunteer!

CHESAPEAKE EVENTS

Visit the City of Chesapeake Tourism website to discover things to do in our area.

COMING SOON! MEETING ROOMS

Schedule your next meeting, study session or gathering at the Library. Reservations are required.

VOLUNTEER

Help the Library- apply to be a volunteer!

READ, LISTEN, WATCH & LEARN

Check out an A-Z list of online resources available through Chesapeake Public Library.

COMING SOON! CLASSES & EVENTS

Discover the unknown with other members of your community. Attend a library program.

SERVICES

Learn about the incredible materials, technology, spaces and consultants provided by the Library.

LIBRARY CARD

Get a library card and discover everything Chesapeake Public Library has to offer. Sign up now or learn more about your account.

EXPLORE CHESAPEAKE

Discover more services offered by the City of Chesapeake and connect with other City Departments.

OverDrive

Borrow ebooks and audiobooks anytime, anywhere.
Enjoy up to six checkouts at a time.

RBdigital Magazines

Visit the world’s largest newsstand offering digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading with no holds, no checkout periods and no limits.

Tutor.com

Access one-on-one live tutoring from noon until midnight. Prep for tests, practice skills and polish your resume or cover letter.

Virginian Pilot

Read the daily local newspaper exactly like the one delivered to your door.

Resources A-Z

Explore online resources.