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This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

10:00am - 11:30am
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
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 program is for both caregiver and child, and is not a structured program. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. Registration...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

JB’s Rattles Reptile Show

10:30am - 12:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
Is a snake’s skin slimy or smooth?  Find out in this live reptile show and meet some other critters too! All ages. Registration is required.   ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

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
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 "Grades K-2" group.

Coding with KIBO: Holiday Parade

3:00pm - 4:00pm
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: 41
Details:
Meet KIBO, one of the library's robotic toys. Build a festive July 4th float from stackable bricks to mount on a KIBO base, then animate it for a KIBO holiday parade! Discover how fun coding can be! Grades K-2. Registration is required. Funding for t...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

DIY Zine

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Bayside & Special Services Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Details:
In celebration of National Zine Month, join us in creating mini zines. Adults. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Tabletop Gaming

10:00am - 8:00pm
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
Details:
Enjoy 10 hours of tabletop board games to play! Lots of games to choose from, or bring a game to share. Drop in and out throughout the day. Adults 18+. Registration is not required.   ...
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.

Teeny Tiny Farm

10:30am - 12:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Outside
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Details:
Join us for a barnyard party with miniature farm animals! All ages. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis.  Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start ti...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Sensory Friendly Movie Afternoons

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bayside & Special Services Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Details:
Join us in watching "Mamma Mia!: Here We Go Again" followed by a group discussion. The lights will stay on, the volume will be low, and talking is allowed. Adults. Registration required.   ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Camp Evergreen: Teen DIY Pneumatic Magic Box

2:30pm - 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, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 43
Details:
Let’s have fun and build a pneumatic magic box! We’ll use the directions from one of Lance Akiyama’s books. After we build the magic box, we’ll decorate it! Grades 6-12. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Firefly Storytime & Craft

3:00pm - 3:45pm
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: 0
Details:
Let's learn about fireflies and make a firefly craft.  Join us for stories, songs, and a craft all about these amazing bugs that light up at night.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Adult Trivia: Fantasy Series

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Digital Live
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Details:
Wizards and dragons and hobbits, oh my! Test your knowledge of some of your favorite fantasy series. Can't join us in person? join us online! All participants will have the option to visit the library to compete or compete virtually. Adults. Registra...

Independence Day

All Day
All Branches
Branches:
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, Bayside & Special Services Library, Great Neck Area Library, Kempsville Area Library, Oceanfront Area Library, Princess Anne Area Library, Pungo-Blackwater Library, TCC/City Joint-Use Library, Wahab Public Law Library, Windsor Woods Area Library, Digital Program, Off Site
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Reading Buddies

9:30am - 10:30am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Teen Area
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 16
Details:
Reading Buddies is a 4 week reading program that combines one-on-one reading encouragement and group activities to foster a love of reading and build confidence.  Children will partner with teen mentors to read, play games and have fun!  Gr...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Reading Buddies

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Details:
Reading Buddies is a 4 week reading program that combines one-on-one reading encouragement and group activities to foster a love of reading and build confidence. Children will partner with teen mentors to read, play games and have fun!  Grades K...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

2:00pm - 4:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace North
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 "Adults 18+" group.

English Conversation Club

2:30pm - 3:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Details:
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! Meets weekly. Adults. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

LIVE Art: Elementary Open Studio

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Elementary Open Studio is a space for your child to create art freely with others. You may feel free to bring your own art supplies, but art supplies will also be provided. Let's keep those creative muscles active and free!   Grades K-5. Re...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time (Anime Club)

4:00pm - 5:45pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Teen & Technology Space
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Details:
Join us Tuesday nights for teen-only activities. Enjoy movies, games, crafts, and more, with different selections each week. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required, drop in any time! Weekly Themes: 1st Tuesday: Anime Club 2nd Tuesday...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Camp Evergreen: Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes (Virtual Reality game)

4:30pm - 6:00pm
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
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Details:
It is not as scary as it sounds, honest! Try out this virtual reality game for a unique game experience. Join other teens to work together to solve puzzles to beat the clock and diffuse the virtual bomb! Grades 6-12. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Let's Learn about Bugs Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Come learn about bugs we see during the Summer at the Kempsville Library!  Join us for a stories and rhymes all about bugs and make a bug themed craft.  We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support inde...
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.

Art a la Cart

10:00am - 12:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Drop in for a fun new craft in our Children’s Room!  Family.  No registration 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.

Make & Take Crafts

10:00am - 12:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Join us here at the library and create something wonderful!  Make and take crafting will be occurring in the Princess Anne Area Library Meeting room between 10 am and noon every Wednesday throughout the summer.  No registration required.&nb...
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.

StoryWalk®: Plants Can't Sit Still

10:00am - 3:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne 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 a Spring StoryWalk® featuring Rebecca E. Hirsch's Plants Can't Sit Still.  We hope that you will enjoy this StoryWalk®, presented by the Sadler Early Literacy Endowment of the Virginia Beach Library Foundation and Virginia Beach Publ...
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.

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10:30am - 11:30am
Oceanfront Area Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Details:
Description coming soon.  ...