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The Heritage Public Library will close at 4pm on Wednesday, Nov. 25th, and will be closed on November 26th and November 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Encyclopedia Britannica Online

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Use Britannica Encyclopedia Online for accurate research information.
Thank you to the
Kip Kephart Foundation
for making Encyclopedia Britannica Online available again this year!

Resources for Research, Homework Help with an expert teacher online, Job Search, Winter Reading Program, and more.

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Free Online Homework Tutoring Hours

Monday-Thursday 3pm-9pm

Saturdays 9am-3pm

for Grades 3rd-12th with Math, Reading & Writing  


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News from the Friends of the Heritage Public Library:

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Ongoing Book Sale:
The Friends of Heritage Public Library have an ongoing book sale in their "Friends' Corner" at our New Kent location during regular business hours. Books and other items are available for sale in a space set aside just for Friends, and all proceeds benefit the Library!

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Local Links

Charles City County Public Schools New Kent County Public Schools
Charles City County Government Website New Kent County Government Website
Charles City County Planning Dept. New Kent Planning Commission
Charles City Center for Local History New Kent Genealogical Indices
Charles City Genealogical databases New Kent Historical Society
New Kent Charles City Chronicle Tidewater Review
Rappahanock Community College Thomas Nelson Community College
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College John Tyler Community College


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.


"Serving the Citizens of Charles City and New Kent counties
for more than 34 years."

Thanks to all of our volunteers for
their years of service to our library!!!

Location & Hours

New Kent

6215 D Chesapeake Cir

New Kent, VA 23124


804.966.5982 fax

  • 10am-8pm M & T
  • 10am-6pm W
  • Closed  Th
  • 9am-5pm  F
  • 10am-2pm S

Charles City

10780 Courthouse Rd

Charles City, VA 23030


804.829.2408 fax

  • 10am-6pm M
  • 1pm-7pm Th
  • 10am-2pm S

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