​​​​​​​​Library Director

Eva-Poole-200x250.jpgEva Poole joined Virginia Beach Public Library in August, 2013. Prior to coming to Virginia Beach, she was chief of staff at the District of Columbia Public Library and library director in Denton, Texas from 1993 to 2012.

Eva is past president of the Public Library Association, a 9,000-member national organization that promotes the advancement of public libraries. She holds a master’s degree in library science from Texas Woman’s University.

Library Executive Team

The Library Executive Team provides leadership and coordination for the department.     

​Library DirectorEva Poole epoole@vbgov.com
Public Services AdministratorRachel Kopchick rkopchick@vbgov.com
Support Services AdministratorClara Hudson chudson@vbgov.com
Administrative Services ManagerShelby Goldsmith sgoldsmi@vbgov.com
​Marketing & Communication Manager​​Christine Brantleycbrantle@vbgov.com​​​​
​​Development SpecialistKelly Weber Stefonowich​, Ph.D

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