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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Jul 13

New Hours for the Virginiana Room

Posted on July 13, 2016 at 9:14 AM by Communications Department

Martha Woodroof Hiden Memorial Virginiana Room VA Room_SCat the Newport News Public Library’s Main Street location now has reduced operating hours. The new hours are Monday–Friday from 10 AM. to 6 PM, Saturday from 10 AM. to 2 PM. and by appointment on Sundays. Patrons can find over 300 individual volumes specializing in Virginia genealogy and local history in the Virginiana Room. This special collection contains books, manuscripts, maps, periodicals, photographs and microfilm on the history of Newport News and Virginia. The Library also has a subscription to, which is available onsite in the Virginiana Room to any Newport News Public Library cardholder. Visit the Virginiana Room for more information.