Upcoming Events

Registration

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Pokémon Club

August 22, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
Join fellow Pokémon players and fans to enjoy all things Pokémon. Catch a movie or video game, battle on your DS, do a Pokémon themed craft or activity, talk with fellow players, and just hang out.  This month’s activity is making Perler Bead ea...

VB Chess Club

August 22, 2019
4:30pm - 7:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace North
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Limited instruction provided for beginners. Chess equipment has been generously donated by the Virginia Chess Federation and the TCC Chess Club. Grades K - Adult. No registration required. ...

Teen Time: Community Service

August 22, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Want to have fun while earning community service hours? Help with various library projects that will change monthly. Available volunteer tasks range from learning workroom tasks, growing Joint-Use Library’s rock garden by preparing and decoratin...

CSS for Beginners

August 22, 2019
5:15pm - 7:15pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 202
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Program Description:
Learn to add colors, fonts, and backgrounds to your web pages through CSS. Prerequisites: Ability to create simple web pages using HTML or have taken HTML for Beginners. Adults. Registration required. ...

Sphero Heroes: Wild West Target Practice

August 22, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Program Description:
Journey on back to the time of cowboys, and work on that aim of yours, partner! Join us in exploring the world of technology and coding. Grades 3-5. Registration required. ...

Books on Tap at Wasserhund Brewing

August 22, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Meet to discuss this month’s selected title: THE HEART OF HENRY QUANTUM by PEPPER HARDING. Book club copies are available for check-out at the GREAT NECK information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description:  Henry Quantum...

Baby Paint and Play

August 23, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 39
Program Description:
It’s never too soon to introduce your baby to art! Join us at the library for 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 materials provi...

Crafty Fridays

August 23, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Marketplace
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Program Description:
You can be a maker!  Join us on Friday mornings for a different creative and fun crafting experience each week.  No registration required. ...

Kid's Coloring Corner

August 23, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Unplug and get back to the basics with crayons, markers, and paper! Coloring and drawing improves fine motor skills, encourages focus, and nurtures creativity. Drop in and create your next masterpiece today!  All materials will be provided....

Baby Paint and Play

August 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 35
Program Description:
It’s never too soon to introduce your baby to art! Join us at the library for a sensory art experience that improves your baby’s fine motor skills and stimulates their curiosity. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy. All materials provided....

Bricks at the Beach

August 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 46
Program Description:
Come build and play with the Lego Club at the library! Use your imagination to build Lego creations and play with fellow Lego fans. Grades K-5. Registration is required. ...

Coloring for Adults

August 23, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Studio
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
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. ...

Microsoft Excel Intermediate

August 24, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 202
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
Learn more about working with data using formatting, graphics and charts, and sorting/filtering. Prerequisites: Ability to create simple spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel or have taken Microsoft Excel for Beginners. We encourage you to bring a USB d...

Disclaimer(s)

For more information please visit www.vbgov.com/tech-ed.

Role Playing Adventures

August 24, 2019
12:00pm - 3:15pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 49
Program Description:
Traverse dungeons and fight dragons in a persistent fantasy world that evolves based on your actions, and lives on, even when you aren’t playing. Teens grades 6-12 (Note that Dungeons & Dragons content is marketed for ages 12+). Registrat...

TAG-Sponsored Math Mates

August 26, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 202
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Program Description:
Elementary students will get tutoring from a teen volunteer on math concepts they are struggling with. The tutors will help students learn the math they need in fun, different ways. Add, subtract, multiply and divide to success! Students will need...

Toddler Open Play

August 26, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 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 is a social event for both caregiver and child, as opposed to a traditionally structured program. Ages 12-36 months with c...

Hatha Yoga

August 26, 2019
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: 12
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

August 26, 2019
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. ...

Fantasy DIY: Unicorn Snacks

August 26, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Grades 6-8
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Program Description:
Meet fellow fantasy fans and watch Trolls from DreamWorks Animation©, while enjoying unicorn ice cream and unicorn munch! All supplies provided. Grade 6-8. Online registration is required. *The food made during this program may contain b...

Today's Job Interview Workshop

August 26, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Jobs & Careers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Program Description:
Learn tips and techniques for making a great impression in an interview. This program is presented by a representative from Virginia Career Works. Adults. Registration is required. ...

Teen Time

August 26, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Join us Mondays for special teen-only activities. Enjoy movies, games, crafts, and more, with different selections each week. Have an idea for Teen Time? Let us know; we love trying new things! Grades 6-12.  No registration required. ...

Film your Play, Play Your Film Workshop

August 27, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 46
Program Description:
In four sessions, edit a script, create props, rehearse your skit, and use a library iPad to film your play via green screen! Conclude by presenting both your play and edited film for family and friends. Grades 3-5. Registration required. ...

Pretend Play

August 27, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 38
Program Description:
Children will practice their creative problem solving, and language skills while engaging in imaginative play. Ages 3-5, and Grades K-2. All materials are provided.  Registration is required.   ...

Coloring for Adults

August 27, 2019
2:00pm - 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:
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  ...

Let's Repurpose...Cereal Boxes

August 27, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Room L102
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Program Description:
Get upcycling with a new material every month. This month, join us in turning empty cereal boxes into helpful and fun items for your home. Supplies are provided. Adults 18+. Registration is required. ...

Teen Time: Anime Club

August 27, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies, Movies & Entertainment
Program Description:
Watch anime and hang out with other fans! Showings change monthly and may be rated up to TV-14. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required. ...

English Conversation Club

August 27, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Discussion Groups
Program Description:
If you are a non-native English speaker, join us to practice your conversational English in a friendly setting. Each week we discuss a different topic and do fun activities! Every Wednesday at 2:30 pm, and every Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Adults. Regis...