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 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


Mrs. Margaret "Dale" Harrell – Chairman
Dr. Linda D. Scott – Vice Chairman
Mr. William Blake
Mr. Kevin J. Cosgrove
Mr. Larry A. Floyd
Ms. Debbie T. McKee
Mr. Kevin W. Monroe
Mrs. Sanita A. Sherard
Mrs. Mayrant “Tunkie” D. Stone
Ms. Rhonda O. Riddick - Secretary


Ex-Officio Members:

Mr. Robert Hitchings - Interim President, Norfolk County Historical Society
Mr. Nathan W. Smith - Supervisor of Art, Library & Media Services, Chesapeake Public Schools
Mr. Heath Covey - 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


2017 Meeting Schedule


February 23, 2017

Indian River Library - Meeting Room

April 27, 2017

Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room

July 27, 2017

Central Library - Administrative Board Room

October 26, 2017

South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room

All meetings begin at 4:15 p.m.


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



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