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Posted on: September 4, 2021

Hours of Operation

Hours of operation beginning September 5, 2021

The Tabb Library and Grafton Annex Browsing Room are open daily to the general public. Hours of operation are listed below.. The Yorktown Library is closed for renovation and expansion.

Tabb LibraryGrafton Annex
Sunday:           1 pm - 5 pm
Mon - Thurs:  10 am - 8 pm
Fri - Sat:        10 am - 5 pm
Sunday:           1 pm - 5 pm
Mon - Thurs:  10 am - 6 pm
Fri - Sat:        10 am - 5 pm


The Grafton Annex Browsing Room offers a variety of new and popular books, DVDs and audiobooks for kids, teens and adults. Patrons can place holds on items and pick them up in the Browsing Room or curbside. Curbside service is available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. on Sunday. Park in one of the curbside service spaces at the rear entrance and call the number posted on the sign. An outdoor book drop is located at the rear entrance to the Grafton Annex. To utilize curbside service and the book drop, library patrons will need to access the parking lot from Grafton Drive, which is a through street that runs behind the facility. The Grafton Annex is located at 5751 George Washington Memorial Highway. (The Grafton Annex is the building that previously housed Fire Station 1 before its move to Dare Road.)

Here’s what you can expect when visiting the Tabb Library or Grafton Annex:

  • Masks or other face coverings are recommended to enter the Library.
  • Hand sanitizer is available.
  • Patrons are encouraged to practice social distancing guidelines while in the library.
  • All computers are available at the Tabb Library. Computers are not available at Grafton Annex.
  • Notary service is available by appointment only at Tabb. Call the Reference Department, (757) 890-5120, to make an appointment. Notary service is not available at Grafton Annex.
  • In-person library events, programs, and activities are expanding at Tabb.
  • Tabb Group Study room is available by reservation. Call (757) 890-5120 to reserve. Individual study rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The meeting room is not available. There are no meeting rooms or study areas at the Grafton Annex.
  • Book drops are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For the health and safety of all, please do not visit the Library if you have COVID-19 symptoms, have been exposed to someone who tested positive, or are waiting for COVID-19 test results. For the latest COVID-19 information, visit York County's COVID-19 Connection.

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