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

Combined Rhyme Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Bayside Area Library
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Library Branch: Bayside Area 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 6-24 months with caregiver. Registration is required.

This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Just 2s Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Princess Anne Area Library
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Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Just 2s storytime incorporates writing activities, basic concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, letters, etc.), large muscle movement, and social emotional learning opportunities focus on the whole child to aid in development of independenc

This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

10:00am - 11:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
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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.

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

Grab and Go: Tiny Art Show

10:00am - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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Destress to be your best!  Display your artistic talents in the Library's Tiny Art Show!  Pick up a mini canvas and then create your masterpiece.  When completed, return it to the library so it can be

This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Drop-in Just 2s Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
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
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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.

This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Drop-in Combined Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
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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.

This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

On My Own Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Bayside Area Library
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Library Branch: Bayside Area Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, this storytime features books, rhymes and literacy-based activities that will help prepare your child to enter school ready to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room.

This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Science

10:30am - 11:15am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
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Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Folio Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Bring your preschooler to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math in this interactive program. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required.

This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
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Love books? Want to share with others what you are reading? Discuss the books you love and hear what others enjoy. Swap titles and even learn about some new ones! 

This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Pathways to Connections with Westminster Canterbury

10:30am - 12:00pm
Bayside Area Library
Sign-up Open
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Area Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Computers & Technology, Workshops & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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Bayside Library and Westminster Canterbury are providing a brain-fitness program for older adults designed to maximize physical, mental, and social well-being through fun, stimulating activities. 

This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

Homeschool Tween Hour: Mini Golf

11:30am - 12:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Sign-up Open
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Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Teen & Technology Space
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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 constructing creative designs with colorful blocks!

Grades 4-8. Registration is required.

This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Homeschool LIVEArt

1:00pm - 2:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
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Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:

Perform, create, and have fun! Join us to explore various art forms. Each class features a new skill, artist, artistic movement or technique. Grades 3-5. Registration is required.

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

Homeschool Hangout - Tiny Art Paint Day!

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Sign-up Open
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Details:

Hi Homeschoolers!

Express yourself with a Tiny Art Paint Day! Create your own unique masterpiece to be used in the Tiny Art Show or to take home!

Grades 6-12. Registration is required.

This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bayside Area Library
Library Branch: Bayside Area Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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Bring your craft, your supplies and your passion! Meet other crafters and creators, share your ideas and get new ones! Adults. Registration is not required. 

This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Hands-On Science

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
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Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math in this interactive program. Grades 3-5.  Registration is 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 Classroom 206
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
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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 donor

This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Living Room Conversation: Affordable Housing

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
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Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:

Come join us for coffee, cookies and conversation as we discuss affordable housing and what that means.

Adults.  Registration is required.

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

Teen Tabletop Roleplaying Adventures!

5:00pm - 6:45pm
Oceanfront Area Library
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Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:

Adventure awaits! Join a new Dungeons & Dragons campaign with other interested teens led by a Library Game Master. No prior experience required, new players welcome! All supplies and character sheets will be provided. 

This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Fairy Houses

5:30pm - 6:15pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
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Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:

Design your own fairy house for a light up fairy to live in! Grades 3-5. Registration is required. 

This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Just 2s Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Princess Anne Area Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:

Just 2s storytime incorporates writing activities, basic concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, letters, etc.), large muscle movement, and social emotional learning opportunities focus on the whole child to aid in development of independenc

This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Just 2s Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Sign-up Open
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: 5
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.

This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

10:00am - 11:30am
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 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.

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

Grab and Go: Tiny Art Show

10:00am - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:

Destress to be your best!  Display your artistic talents in the Library's Tiny Art Show!  Pick up a mini canvas and then create your masterpiece.  When completed, return it to the library so it can be

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

Baby Paint and Play

10:15am - 11:00am
Great Neck Area Library
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Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:

It’s never too soon to introduce your baby to art! Join us at the Great Neck Area Library for a sensory art experience that improves your baby’s fine motor skills and stimulates their curiosity. Dress in clothes you don’t mind getting messy.