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This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Camp Evergreen at Home

All Day 6/15 - 8/7
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, History & Genealogy, Hobbies
Program Description:
Camp Evergreen is going virtual! Adults and teens can participate in a variety of fun activities from home for a chance to win prizes from Virginia Beach small businesses. There is something for everyone in Camp Evergreen. Attend library pr...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

WebEx Live: 3s Please Virtual Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Program Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and early literacy with increased focus on more complex books. Age 3 with caregiver. Registration for this 5-week virtual series is required.  You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with lo...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

WebEx Live: John Kingry Magic Show

11:00am - 11:30am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Program Description:
Can you see through the illusion?  Prepare to be amazed and dazzled by magician John Kingry!  All ages. Registration is required to join this live virtual program. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with login detai...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Program Description:
Take a tour of the test preparation resources in the Testing and Education Reference Center available to you for FREE with your library card and PIN! Registration not required. Link to video will be available after program date/time. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Webex Live: Teen Time (Anime Club)

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Join us for weekly teen-only activities.  Different selections every week!  Grades 6-12. Theme: Anime Club! Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with login details. The virtual room opens 5 min...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

WebEx Live: Preschool Storytime for Ages 3-5

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Program Description:
Storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5. Registration for this 5-week virtual series is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with login detail...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

WebEx Live: Just 2s Virtual Storytime

9:00am - 9:15am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Program Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration for this 5-week virtual series is required. You will receive an email 24 hours befor...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

WebEx Live: Preschool Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
Program Description:
Storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5. Registration for this 5-week virtual series is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with login detail...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Webex Live: Fun with Dogs

11:00am - 11:30am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
Program Description:
Our doggy best friends need to have fun and learn just like we do! Join us to learn about some great ideas to challenge your dogs beyond walks around the neighborhood. Grades K - 5 Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours be...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: DIY Flower Press

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Program Description:
Hold onto your summer by learning how to make and maintain your own flower press. Grab the supplies in the attached supply list and follow along during the program. Adults 18+. Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours befo...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Webex Live: Teen Book Chat (Fantasy)

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Books & Authors, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Join us for a book chat from the comfort of home, meet other teens, and discover new books to read!  Theme:  Fantasy! Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with login details. The virt...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

WebEx Live: 3s Please Virtual Storytime

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and early literacy with increased focus on more complex books. Age 3 with caregiver. Registration for this 5-week virtual series is required.  You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with lo...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

WEBEX LIVE: Fun With Shapes

11:00am - 11:30am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Join us from home as we learn about shapes through song and movement in this fun, interactive storytime with Ms. Amara. Ages 3-5.  Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with login details. The virt...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Roll20 Live: Roleplaying Adventures 1

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
Meet up online with other teens and play Dungeons & Dragons with a Library Dungeon Master.  No experience necessary. This week: Escape Wave Echo Cave. No prior participation necessary; registered teens will join the latest chapt...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

WebEx Live: Just 2's Storytime

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he or she develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills; all from the comfort of your home. Age 2 wit...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Culture, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Program Description:
Motl the Cantor's Son describes one of the central events of modern Jewish history, immigration to the United States from Eastern Europe, through a child’s perspective. Registration is required and once registered, participants ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Roll20 Live: Role-Playing Adventures

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
Welcome adventurers! During this six week series we will be playing through the "Lost Mine of Phandelver" Adventure with pre-made characters using Roll20’s online virtual tabletop system. Requires internet access and a free R...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Seeing Beyond

10:30am - 12:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Program Description:
Connect and share with other blind and visually impaired persons. Open to all, this program is presented during our Seeing Beyond Low-Vision series. Segments of the program may describe the details of visual elements. No registration required...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Roll20 Live: Roleplaying Adventures 2

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Program Description:
Meet up online with other teens and play Dungeons & Dragons with a Library Dungeon Master.  No experience necessary. This week:  Forge of Fury, Part 2 No prior participation necessary; registered teens will join the latest chapter...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 85
Program Description:
Learn about reptile rescue!  As more and more people choose reptiles for pets, the need for reptile rescue grows.  Meet live rescue animals and hear about their care, and have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A with the r...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

WebEx Live: Toddler Dance Party

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, Movies & Entertainment, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Let out your wild side during our live toddler dance party! Learn about movement and rhythm, while encouraging self-expression through interpretive dance. While this program is geared towards young children, the whole family will be feeling the beat!...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Read & Share Book Club

10:30am - 12:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. Talk about titles you like and hear what others enjoy. Swap favorites old and new or spread the word about your favorite reads.  No registration required. The virtual room opens 5 minutes bef...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

WebEx Live: STEAM with Boxes

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Program Description:
Using a cardboard shipping box, let's do interesting things with propulsion,energy, balance and simple tools. Using the box's flap, a ruler, scissors, a rubber band and some duct tape we'll make a paddle boat.  Then we'll create a bala...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

WebEx Live: Tower Science

10:00am - 10:15am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
How high can you go? Join me and we can build tall towers together! All you'll need is disposable cups and paper plates (or sheets of paper). Let's learn some facts about towers and how they are built, but most importantly, let's have ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Discord Live: Teen Time (Writing Workshop)

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Program Description:
Join us for weekly teen-only activities.  Different selections every week!  Grades 6-12. Theme:  Writing Workshop!  Are you looking for somewhere to share your work? Need a safe space to help you figure out that writer's block?...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Instagram Story: Reading Recommendations

7/22 @ 10:00am - 7/23 @ 10:00am
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Looking for good books to read? Join us on Instagram Stories (@vbplibrary) for a reading recommendation party! Respond to our Story question and get personalized recommendations from VBPL's book recommending experts. We will make every effort to...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

WebEx Live: Yoga Storytime

11:00am - 11:15am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Hobbies, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Program Description:
Get moving, get stretching and ease your mind. This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Ages 3-5, and Grades K-2 with caregiver.  Registration is required. You will receiv...