Heritage Public Library

About

Mission Statement

The mission of the Heritage Public Library is to promote the development of independent, self-confident, and literate citizens through the provision of open access to cultural, intellectual, and informational resources.

Background

The Heritage Public Library is a regional library serving New Kent County and Charles City County with two branches, one in New Kent, VA in Maidstone Village and the other in Charles City, VA in the Charles City Courthouse. Organized as a private not-for-profit corporation, it first opened its doors to the public on August 4, 1981. The library system holds over 53,000 materials including books, and audio books, DVDs, videos, newspapers, and magazines. Heritage Public Library offers e-books, e-Magazines, e-Audio books, and online databases as well. Services available include WiFi, high speed Internet, public computers, fax, copier, and programs for all ages.


HPL Board of Trustees

Heritage Public Library is governed by an 11-member Library Board of Trustees representing New Kent and Charles City counties. Each county in appoints members to represent the citizens of that county, and those members may then appoint up to three additional members. All Board members may serve two 4-year terms.

Email any comments, suggestions and questions to the HPL Board of Trustees.

 

Meeting Schedule

 

Monday, July 18, 2022, 7pm
Charles City Branch
Monday, October 17, 2022, 7pm
New Kent Branch
Monday, January 23, 2023, 7pm
Charles City Branch
Monday, April 17, 2023, 7pm
New Kent Branch

All Board meetings are open to the public and scheduled to alternate between our branches.


Holiday Closings

Heritage Public Library will be closed on dates observed by Commonwealth of Virginia: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Election Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve.


  • Charles City

    10790 Courthouse Road
    Charles City, VA 23030
    804-652-2450 phone
    804-829-2314 FAX

    Mon. 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Tues. 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Wed. 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Thurs. 01:00pm - 7:00pm
    Fri. 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Sat. 09:00am - 1:00pm

    Directions

  • New Kent

    7791 Invicta Lane
    New Kent, VA 23124
    804-966-2480 phone
    804-966-5982 FAX

    Mon. 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Tue. 10:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wed. 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Thurs. 10:00am - 2:00pm
    Fri. 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Sat. 01:00pm - 5:00pm

    Directions

  • Mailing Address

    Heritage Public Library
    7791 Invicta Lane
    New Kent, VA 23124

    HPL is an incorporated non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Gifts to the library may be tax deductible. Please consult your tax advisor for more information.

This site is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services. It is managed by the The Library of Virginia Library Development and Networking Division.