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Now Read This: Book Chatters

October 18, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Conference Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
  Meet to discuss this month’s selected title: We Are Called to Rise by Laura McBride. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Pungo-Blackwater Library Information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: A...

Preschool Art

October 19, 2018
10:15am - 11:00am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler to explore different artistic styles. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required.  ...

Coloring for Adults

October 19, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central West Programming Area
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Coloring Books are not just for kids. Join the craze - adult coloring. Relaxing and stress relieving. Drop in and color a page to keep. Adults. Registration is not required  ...

Friday Crafternoons

October 19, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Program Description:
Bring your craft, your supplies and your passion! Meet other crafters and creators, share your ideas and get new ones! Adults 18+. Registration is not required. ...

LIVEArt

October 19, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Program Description:
Perform, create, and have fun!  Join us at the library to explore various art forms. Each class features a new skill, artist, artistic movement or technique. Grades 3-5.  Online registration is required.  ...

Ask a Master Gardener

October 20, 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Community Area
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions about your home garden and how to get the best results with the seeds you receive from our seed library. Visit with the master gardener anytime during their drop-in hours.  ...

Visit Japan

October 20, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace North
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, History & Genealogy
Program Description:
Enjoy learning about the beautiful country of Japan as well as its cultures and traditions during this monthly event.  Stop by any time during the program to participate in fun activities, create traditional crafts, and taste unique Japanese tre...

Creating a Website in WordPress Intermediate

October 20, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Program Description:
Build on beginner skills in WordPress through the creation of a website. Expand your knowledge by creating a multi-page website by customizing templates to suit your needs in this project-based class. Prerequisites: Ability to use WordPress or have t...

Introduction to Finding Grants for Nonprofits

October 20, 2018
10:15am - 12:15pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Business, Nonprofits, & Money
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and learn how to find potential funders in this introductory course. Adults. Online registration is required. ...

Pawsitive Reading

October 20, 2018
10:30am - 11:30am
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required. ...

Pawsitive Reading

October 20, 2018
10:30am - 11:30am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Program Description:
Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Registration is required. ...

Baby Paint and Play

October 20, 2018
10:30am - 11:30am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 46
Program Description:
It’s never too soon to introduce your baby to art! Join us at the library for simple stories and a sensory art experience that improve your baby’s fine motor skills and stimulates their curiosity. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy. All m...

Fall Family Storytime & Craft

October 20, 2018
10:30am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 46
Program Description:
Pumpkins and scarecrows and apples oh my!  Join us for some not so scary stories, songs, and activities celebrating fall.  Stay and make a scarecrow craft. Online registration is required.   ...

Kid Creators

October 20, 2018
11:00am - 12:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 46
Program Description:
Invent, create, and discover something new each month with the Kid Creators!  This month, we’ll talk about the science of marshmallows and create a monstrous surprise.  Grades K-2.  Registration is required. ...

Ukulele for Adults

October 20, 2018
11:30am - 12:30pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 44
Program Description:
If you've ever wanted to play a musical instrument, this is the class for you! Come celebrate the ukulele with us as we learn to strum, play chords, and jam to familiar and new songs, all in a relaxed and fun environment. Intermediate players want...

Sensory Storytime and Open Play

October 20, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Program Description:
Enjoy a small-group storytime designed to allow children to explore a variety of sensory experiences. While fun for all children, this program is appropriate for children with specialized sensory processing needs to explore sensory stimulation throug...

Meet the Apps:RBdigital

October 20, 2018
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Program Description:
Discover part of the library’s downloadable content with RBDigital, a library mobile app that allows you to access eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines all from the convenience of your mobile device. Participants are encouraged to bring their own mobi...

Living Room Conversations: Climate Change

October 20, 2018
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Study Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Program Description:
Come join us for coffee, cookies and conversation as we discuss the controversial subject of climate change.  Share your viewpoints and listen to others.  Adults 18+.  Registration is required and begins October 6th.  ...

Spooky Terrariums

October 20, 2018
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Teen Area
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 43
Program Description:
Get into the Halloween spirit by building your own spooky terrarium while we watch Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (singing along is welcome).  Grades 6-12.  Registration is required. ...

Techsplorations

October 20, 2018
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Come explore new technologies in this interactive, hands-on monthly program; there is something for everyone! Grades 3-5. Registration required. ...

Fall Tree Painting

October 21, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 16
Program Description:
Come join us for our painting program!  We will be creating a beautiful Fall tree painting on canvas.  All supplies will be provided.  Adults 18+.  Registration is required beginning October 7th.   ...

Preschool Open Play

October 22, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Age...

Toddler Open Play

October 22, 2018
10:30am - 11:30am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This is a social event for both caregiver and child, as opposed to a traditionally structured program. Ages 12-36 months with c...

Hatha Yoga

October 22, 2018
11:15am - 12:30pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Program Description:
Find your personal Zen as a certified Yoga instructor guides you through a series of seated and standing asanas (poses). This class is designed for multiple levels of experience and beginners are welcome!...

Monday Crafternoons

October 22, 2018
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Bring your craft, your supplies and your passion! Meet other crafters and creators, share your ideas and get new ones! Adults 18+. Registration is not required. ...

Brickwall Genealogy Program

October 22, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Conference Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
The Brick Wall program is an advanced genealogy program that assists in getting past research points that are blocking your way. Although for experienced family researchers, even beginners can benefit. Adults. Registration is required. ...

Microsoft Word for Beginners

October 22, 2018
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Program Description:
Learn how to complete common basic tasks, including creating and formatting simple documents. Prerequisites: Ability to use a computer mouse/keyboard or have taken Computers for Beginners. We encourage you to bring a USB drive to save your work. Adul...