Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Tabletop Gaming

August 17, 2019
10:00am - 10:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Folio & Libris Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Tidewater Area Gaming Society presents 12 hours of tabletop board games to play! Lots of games to choose from, or bring a game to share, instruction available. Drop in and out throughout the day.  Adults. Registration is not required. ...

Role Playing Adventures

August 17, 2019
12:00pm - 3:15pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
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...

Sensory Open Play

August 17, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Program Description:
This program is designed to allow children ages 3-10 to explore a variety of sensory play experiences. While fun for all children, this program is appropriate for children with specialized sensory processing needs to explore sensory stimulation throu...

Teddy Bear Picnic

August 17, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Bring your teddy bear or other stuffed animal friend for an afternoon picnic featuring stories, song and fun. Make a craft and enjoy a simple snack with your friend.  Ages 3-7 years. Registration is required. ...

Wrist Strap Key Fob

August 17, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Storytime Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Program Description:
Come join us to sew a beautiful wrist strap key fob!  These make fabulous gifts!  Bring sewing machine and basic sewing supplies (scissors, ripper, pins, ruler).  Limited sewing machines and sewing supplies will be available.  Bas...

TAG-Sponsored Math Mates

August 19, 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: 50
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...

Adventures with Cubetto: Storytime!

August 19, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 206
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 49
Program Description:
Try out the library’s newest coding toy! Cubetto is a cube-shaped robot. You and your child will learn to guide Cubetto over a fun map to help tell a story. Learn computer coding basics and STEAM skills. 4-5 years and caregiver. Registration req...

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Preschool Science: Magnets

August 19, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 38
Program Description:
Learn about magnets through hands-on experiments and art activities. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required. ...

Preschool Science: Dinosaurs

August 19, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 26
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math in this interactive program.  Age 3-5 with caregiver.  Registration is required.  ...

Baby Open Play

August 19, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
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 6-24 months with ca...

Hatha Yoga

August 19, 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: 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

August 19, 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. ...

Mask Extravaganza!

August 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
Program Description:
Come one, come all, to this Mask Extravaganza! Learn about masks from around the world, and throughout time. From Actors and Dancers, to Superheroes, everyone loves masks! Learn about different kinds of masks, and even make one of your very own! ...

LIVEArt

August 19, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 46
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. ...

Teen Time

August 19, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium
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. ...

Toddler Open Play

August 20, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Storytime 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...

Film your Play, Play Your Film Workshop

August 20, 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. ...

Train Storytime & Craft

August 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 38
Program Description:
Choo!  Choo!  Do you love trains?  Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft featuring trains. For children 2-3 years old with caregiver. Registration is required. ...

Now Read This

August 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Book Title:  "Clock Dance" by Anne Tyler Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life. One day, Willa receives a phone call from a stranger. Without fully understanding why, she flies across the country to look after a y...

Volcanoes!

August 20, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 49
Program Description:
Learn about volcanoes through stories and hands-on fun! Grades K-2. Online registration is required. ...

Coloring for Adults

August 20, 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  ...

Juice Box and Paint Night

August 20, 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, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 30
Program Description:
You have heard of Adult Paint Nights, now it is time to let the kids paint! Sign up to learn a step-by-step painting tutorial all the while sipping on your juice box! All are welcome! Grades 3-5, and Grades 6-8.  Registration required. ...

Teen Time: The Arts (Perler Beads)

August 20, 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: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Program Description:
Hang out at the library and unleash your creative side! Explore art, music, literature, and more every third Tuesday of the month. Grades 6-12. No registration required. This month is Perler Beads ...

English Conversation Club

August 20, 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...

Microsoft Publisher for School Projects

August 21, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 202
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
Program Description:
Gain valuable knowledge and skills in Microsoft Publisher to create special school projects. We encourage you to bring a USB drive to save your work. Grades 3-5. Registration required.   ...

Learning the Scientific Method with Slime

August 21, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Want to be a Scientist? Learn about the different steps of the scientific method as you make your own slime to experiment with.  Grades K-2. Registration is required.   ...

Tech Talk

August 21, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Special Services Area
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Discussion Groups
Program Description:
Are you looking to solve a current issue or simply needing a venue to share new ideas and technology available? In this day and age, there certainly are no shortages of devices and applications out there! Join us in our discussion...