Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch Library recognized in Library Design Showcase
Norfolk, VA (April 10, 2009). Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch Library was recently featured in American Libraries magazine's annual Library Design Showcase issue. 23 new or renovated libraries were featured in the magazine, with 50 more libraries featured in the digital issue. The Pretlow Anchor Branch was featured in the magazine and the digital issue. The digital issue is available to review at http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5a2490e9#/5a2490e9/14.
The Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch Library opened on March 13, 2008. Since then the Pretlow Anchor Branch has circulated over 30,000 books a month, and has registered over 7,000 people for new library cards. The 32,960 square foot Anchor Branch features:Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch Library is located at 111 W. Ocean View Avenue. Hours of operation are Monday-Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. For more information, please call 441-1750, or visit www.npl.lib.va.us.