Library Board & Law Library Board

The Chesapeake Library Board is an advisory board that is appointed by City Council. The Board provides input to the City Manager, Library Director and City Council concerning matters relating to the conduct, improvement and support of the Chesapeake Public Library. (City Code Sec 2-326) 

Meetings are held four (4) times per year (January, April, July and October) at 4:15 PM, on the fourth Thursday of the scheduled month and are open to the public.

If you have an issue you would like to bring to the board, please call 757.410.7104 or email


Mr. Larry A. Floyd - Chairman
Ms. Monica M. Wheaton - Vice Chairman

Mr. William Blake
Ms. Dale F. Craver

Mr. Raymond L. Harper

Mrs. Margaret "Dale" Harrell
Ms. Debbie T. McKee
Ms. Rhonda O. Riddick - Secretary

Ex-Officio Members:

Ms. Helen Spruill - President, Norfolk County Historical Society

Mr. Richard “Richie” Babb - Supervisor of Media Services, Chesapeake Public Schools

Ms. Jamie VanOekel - President, Friends of the Chesapeake Public Library

Ms. Dawn Matheson - President and Chairman, Chesapeake Public Library Foundation
Ms. Victoria Strickland-Cordial - Director, Chesapeake Public Library


Meeting Schedule for 2015:


October 29, 2015 at 4:15 PM - Central Library Administrative Boardroom


Please call 757.410.7104 for confirmation of meeting dates, location and information.



Law Library Board


Mr. Kevin J. Cosgrove
Ms. Jessica Dixon
Mr. Richard C. Hartwick

Ex-Officio Members:
Ms. Victoria Strickland-Cordial - Director, Chesapeake Public Library
Ms. Debra Ann Goodman - Law Library Clerk
Ms. Rhonda O. Riddick - Administrative Assistant

Back to Top