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Slover Main Library

Slover Library rendering 

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Visit the Norfolk Public Library's page to learn more about Colonel Samuel Slover.


Project Description: The Slover Library will be built next to the Seaboard Building which currently houses the Main Library. The new facility will connect to the Seaboard building with a glass atrium and provide approximately 70,000 additional square feet of space for meeting rooms and a technology center. This library facility will be a LEED-certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) 'green building' and be one of the most technologically advanced libraries in the world.

Project Status: Construction

Project Cost: $65 million

Opening Date: January 2015

Project Coordinator: Randy Thomson

Neighborhoods Affected: Downtown

Location: 235 E. Plume Street

Planning Districts Design Architect/Engineer Construction Contractor Sponsoring Department/Contact


Newman Architects

Archer Western