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This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.

Baby Rhyme Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Details:
Bond with your infant and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and sign language. Your child will enjoy quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 3-12 months with caregiver. Registration for this 5-week series is ...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Combined Rhyme Time

9:45am - 10:15am
Bayside & Special Services Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, book sharing and hands-on activities with your child. Ages 3-24 months with caregiver. Registration for this 5-week series is required. Because this class starts before regular libr...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Open Play

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
Details:
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 3 to 5 years w...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Winter Wildlife Festival StoryWalk®

10:00am - 3:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Outside
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors, Storytimes & Early Learning
Details:
Join us for the Winter Wildlife Festival StoryWalk® featuring  Marion Dane Bauer's Winter Dance.  We hope that you will enjoy this StoryWalk®, presented by the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation and Virginia Beach Public Library. En...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Onesies Rhyme Time

10:15am - 10:45am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Help build early language skills as your child moves from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Registration for this 5-week serie...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Combined Preschool Storytime

10:15am - 11:00am
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
Help prepare your child to enter school ready to read!  This storytime includes books, rhymes, and literacy activities that emphasize alphabet and letter recognition plus activities that support independence and confidence building. Ages 3-5 wit...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Science

10:30am - 11:15am
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: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math in this interactive series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration for this 5 week-long series is required.  ...
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, Digital Live, Discussion Groups
Details:
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 "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Drop-in Just 2s Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Details:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as they develop independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration is not required. Pro...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Birding with Tech

11:00am - 12:30pm
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: 1
Details:
Whether you’re new to birdwatching or experienced, learn how to take your birdwatching to the next level using free apps and digital tools. Adults. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Drop - In: Combined Preschool Storytime

11:15am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Details:
Help prepare your child to enter school ready to read!  This storytime includes books, rhymes, and literacy activities that emphasize alphabet and letter recognition plus activities that support independence and confidence building. Ages 3-5 wit...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

Homeschool Tween Hangouts: Video Games

11:30am - 12:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Teen & Technology Space
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Details:
Calling all homeschool tweens! Here's your chance to meet other tweens, make new friends, and enjoy fun activities. This month's activity is playing video games! Grades 4-8. Registration is not required, drop in any time!  ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Black History Month: I Have a Dream Bubbles

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Stop by the children's area and fill out a speech bubble in response of Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have A Dream" Speech. These bubbles will be displayed in the children's area during January and February. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Bonkers for BUNKO!

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Senior Resource Center
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
Looking for a fun, social game that involves zero skill but 100% luck? Join us for the ever-popular game of BUNKO and see how lucky you can be! Adults. Registration is recommended.   ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bayside & Special Services Library
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
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.  ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Winter Fun!

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Winter is halfway through. Let’s celebrate what makes Winter special with games and stories! Grades Preschool through 2nd grade. Registration is required.      ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Art a la Cart

4:00pm - 5:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Drop in for a fun weekly craft in our Children’s Room!  Families/All Ages.  No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
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.

JUL/VB Chess Club

4:30pm - 6:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace South
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Details:
Rotating competition is organized by the club coordinator.  Knowledge of chess rules is required; limited instruction may be provided for beginners.  Chess equipment has been generously donated by Virginia Chess Federation, private donors, ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Bricks at the Beach

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
Use your imagination to build LEGO creations inspired by different themes each month. Grades K-5. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Details:
Read local! Join local author, Debbie Burke, as she discusses her latest novel.  Get some insights into her writing process & learn more about how to write & publish your own book. Hear an excerpt from the book narrated by the author her...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.

Baby Rhyme Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
Bond with your infant and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and sign language. Your child will enjoy quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 3-12 months with caregiver. Registration for this 5-week series is ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Combined Preschool Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Help prepare your child to enter school ready to read!  This storytime includes books, rhymes, and literacy activities that emphasize alphabet and letter recognition plus activities that support independence and confidence building. Ages 3-5 wit...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Just 2's Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.,) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler as they develop independence, as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration for this 5 week series i...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Just 2s Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
Boost independence and develop social skills using writing activities, basic concepts (i.e., colors, shapes, letters, etc.), large muscle movement, and social-emotional learning opportunities focusing on the whole child. Age 2 with a caregiver. Regis...