Virginia Beach Public Library Board Elects New Chairman and Vice-Chairman

Friday, May 25, 2012


At its May meeting, the Virginia Beach Public Library Board elected Nancy K. Parker as chair of the board and Dr. Michael S. Summers as vice-chair.

Parker was appointed to the Library Board in September of 2006, and previously served on Virginia Beach City Council. Appointed to the board in May of 2010, Dr. Summers is the Provost of Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach Campus.

The Virginia Beach Public Library Board has 13 members who are appointed by City Council. Board meetings are held at Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library on the second Monday of the month, September through May. Meetings are open to the public.

About Virginia Beach Public Library

A community anchor for more than 50 years, Virginia Beach Public Library includes a central library, eight area libraries, a law library and a bookmobile. Services include workforce development and job-search support, small business resources, computer and technology classes, early childhood literacy classes and local history archives. In addition to books in a variety of formats (print, audio and downloadable), the library provides online research tools accessible from home or work, as well as movies, music, and a variety of specialty collections. In fiscal year 2010/2011, the library saw 1.9 million people through its doors and checked out more than 3.3 million items. Visit for more information.