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 p.m., on the fourth Wednesday 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 410-7104 or email


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

Mr. William Blake
Ms. Dale F. Craver

Ms. Lynn Davidson

Ms. Margaret "Dale" Harrell

Ex-Officio Members:

Ms. Helen Spruill - President, Norfolk County Historical Society

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

Ms. Jaime 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 2014:


January 22, 2014 at 4:15 p.m. - This meeting has been rescheduled to February 19, 2014


April 23, 2014 at 4:15 p.m. - Indian River Library


July 23, 2014 at 4:15 p.m. - Central Library


October 22, 2014 at 4:15 p.m. - South Norfolk Memorial Library
This meeting has been rescheduled to November 5, 2014


Call 410-7104 for confirmation of meeting dates, location and information.

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