Essex Public Library

Library Board of Directors

Library board members are elected for four-year terms and are eligible to serve two consecutive terms. Current library board members are:

Ms. Julie Strock, Chair

Mr. Kevin Dolan, Vice chair

Ms. Suzanne Derieux, Treasurer

Ms. Ellen Copeland, Secretary

Mr. Robert LaFollette

Ms. Joanne C. Moore

Mr. Michael Rawlings

Ms. Isobel Swinson, ex officio, Friends of the Library President


The Library Board meets quarterly on the third Wednesday in July, October, January, and April at 4:00 p.m. The meetings are open to the public. For copies of meeting agendas or minutes, contact Dana Smook at (804) 443-4945.



  • Hours

    Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Thursday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Friday: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Saturday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Sunday: Closed

  • Location

    Essex Public Library
    117 North Church Lane
    Tappahannock, VA 22560

    Phone: 804-443-4945

  • About Essex County

    Essex County

    Town of Tappahannock

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