• Summer Reading at the Hepburn Library of Norfolk

    Summer Reading!

    Begins July 3rd-July 28th. Reading logs available for pickup 6/29


    -Make it Mondays, drop in crafts available while supplies last

    -Book Worm Wednesdays: Story Hour at 10am

    -Crafting for Adults: July 12th at 5pm. Register by calling (315)384-3052 (see the event page on our Facebook for more details)

    -End of summer reading party July 27th!

    -Summer Reading Challenge: All ages will read books for prizes and entries into grand prize drawings. Winners announced 7/27 at end of summer reading party. all prizes/logs in by 7/26. Reading Logs available 6/29

  • Hepburn Library of Norfolk and the Norfolk Bicentennial Celebration

    The Hepburn Library of Norfolk is excited to participate in some of the planned activities during Norfolk’s Bicentennial!

    Please check out the list of events below:

    The Friends of the Library annual August book sale is back! Join us July 31st-August 4th during library hours (10am-12 and 2pm-8pm) and on August 5th from 10am-1pm!

    Items available & suggested donation amount:

    • Paperbacks $0.50
    • Hardcovers $1.00
    • Magazines FREE
    • DVD’s $0.50
    • Audiobooks $0.50

    August 5th from 10am-1pm will be a special $1 bag sale. Bring your bags and stock up on great books!

    On August 4th from 4-6pm the Hepburn Library of Norfolk will host its first Kids Entrepreneurial
    fair! The fair will host up to 25 young entrepreneurs ages 6-18, in the Library Hall and front
    lawn. This event is free and open to young vendors from anywhere in the region.
    Enjoy free admission and shop with kidpreneurs. Be ready to be amazed by the ingenuity and
    work ethic of these young scholars putting their minds to work and hiring THEMSELVES!

    Click here for the Kids Fair registration form!

    Don’t forget to stop at the Vendor fair at the Dominic Zappia Arena! We will have a booth handing out library goodies on August 5th from 10am-3pm

  • June events and closure

    Join us in June for:

    Closure June 19th

    Teen Activity Group-Club for tweens, teens and young adults. We will meet, watch some episodes of Anime and have fun discussions from 3-5pm

    Homeschool Hangout-Every other Tuesday at 2pm, join us in completing an easy STEAM project and hanging out with other homeschoolers! Last session 6/20 as summer is upon us.

    Pre-K Story Hour-on hiatus until summer reading begins!

    Summer Reading-Summer reading is set to being July 3rd and will feature three days a week in July and a reading contest. Check for more details soon!

    Board of Trustees- Meets on 6/21 at 4:15pm

    **We are now accepting donations for our friends of the library book sale.

    Book sale scheduled for the 1st week of August!

    Please drop off during library hours. Please do not donate: text books, vhs, damaged (i.e. without covers or with pages ripped or stained, items that smell musty, are moldy or mildewed), reader’s digest condensed books, textbooks and encyclopedias. We will ask you to take these items back with you. Ask yourself before donating if you would purchase or gift the items.**


    June 19th-30th during library hours, drop off any curriculum you aren’t using and browse what others have left. take what you need!

    We will have tables setup in the library to leave materials on and take materials from.

    Please note the library is closed on June 19th


    announcing: Crafting for Adults!

    Dianne Hutchinson, a local crafter will present an evening of crafting at the Hepburn Library of Norfolk.

    Second Thursday of the month at 5pm.

    Register by calling (315)384-3052

    Begins July 14th

    Crafts will vary month to month, May be held upstairs or in the library hall depending on project.

    📢Julys project is being decided on and tested. We will let you know soon!

  • January Schedule of events

    Book Club for Adults-Join us 1/25 at 2:30pm upstairs of the Library for a discussion of this month’s book. Books are available for pickup at the circulation desk now!

    Teen Activity Group- for tweens, teens and young adults. 1/5, 1/12, 1/19 and 1/26

    Board of trustees meeting-January 18th at 4:15pm

    WINTER BOOK BINGO FOR KIDS: Stop in to the library in the month of January and grab a book bingo sheet. Get Bingo and pick a prize! Bingo sheets should be turned in by January 31st.

    Homeschool Hangout-Homeschool families are invited to join us for a small project and “hangout” 1/3 and 1/17  and 1/31 @ 2pm

    Closures-Closed January 2nd and 16th

    Closures due to weather/uncontrollable circumstances will be posted when possible. Check out our Facebook page, website and local news stations for updates.

  • Delayed opening 1/18

    The Hepburn Library of Norfolk will open from 2-8pm on January 18th, 2023 due to the inclement weather.

  • Early closure

    The Hepburn Library of Norfolk is closing at 5pm on 1/17 due to the freezing rain.