Upcoming Events

Registration

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Reading Buddies

July 18, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
Reading Buddies is a 4 week reading program that combines 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...

Combined Rhyme Time

July 18, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 19
Program Description:
Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Registration is required.   ...

Preschool Open Play

July 18, 2019
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
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 program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Age...

Preschool Art: Eric Carle's Mixed Up Chameleon

July 18, 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: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 33
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler to explore different artistic styles. In July, we will learn about Eric Carle's illustrations and make our own chameleon with paint. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is req...

Crafty Thursday

July 18, 2019
11:15am - 12:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Biblio Studio
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
You can be a maker!  Join us on Thursday mornings for a different creative and fun crafting experience each week. Ages 3+. Registration not required. ...

Reach for the Moon Preschool Storytime

July 18, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 24
Program Description:
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the Moon. Celebrate this 50th anniversary with moon themed stories, art and a bit of science. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration required.   ...

Reading Buddies

July 18, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 45
Program Description:
Reading Buddies is a 4 week reading program that combines 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...

Toys & Games in Early America

July 18, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Program Description:
Enjoy some hands-on fun with toys and games from Early America. Presented by the Virginia Beach History Museums. Grades K-2. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sur...

LiveArt: Eric Carle's Night Sky

July 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Program Description:
How did the stars get into the sky?  Why does the moon change shape?  Listen to stories & myths about the night sky, create a painting inspired by the moon and stars, and write a moon poem. Grades K-2 with caregiver and Grades...

Yoga Storytime

July 18, 2019
3:00pm - 3:45pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
Program Description:
Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Feel free to bring your own yoga mat to class! Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required. ...

VB Chess Club

July 18, 2019
4:30pm - 7:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace North
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Limited instruction provided for beginners. Chess equipment has been generously donated by the Virginia Chess Federation and the TCC Chess Club. Grades K - Adult. No registration required. ...

DIY Re-Purposed Gift Bag

July 18, 2019
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Creeds Library
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, Workshops & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Learn to make your own DIY re-purposed gift bag. We'll show you how to use the magazines you have on hand to make bags that will leave you wanting to make more. All materials provided. Adults 18+. Registration is required.  ...

Teen Time: Gaming

July 18, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
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: Hobbies
Program Description:
Hang out at the library and play games! Different types of games will be featured every third Thursday of the month. Challenge your friends and show off your skills. Grades 6-12. Registration not required. ...

Role Playing Adventures

July 18, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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. Join us for five weeks of mini campaigns and earn rewards for developing your character inside...

Microsoft Excel Intermediate

July 18, 2019
5:15pm - 7:15pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 202
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Program Description:
Learn more about working with data using formatting, graphics and charts, and sorting/filtering. Prerequisites: Ability to create simple spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel or have taken Microsoft Excel for Beginners. We encourage you to bring a USB d...

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Bricks at the Beach

July 18, 2019
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 39
Program Description:
Join the LEGO Club! Use your imagination to build LEGO creations inspired by different themes each month. Grades K-5. Online registration is required. ...

Sphero Heroes: Ghost Mazes

July 18, 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
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Program Description:
Navigate through various courses, but beware of ghosts on the prowl! Join us in exploring the world of technology and coding. Grades 3-5. Registration required.       ...

Moon Family Storytime & Craft

July 18, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
3-2-1, Blast off!  Join us on a journey to Earth's closest companion as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing by exploring  the moon with stories, songs, and a little bit of science.  Registration is required. ...

Declare Your Independence: Taking Control of Your Dollars

July 18, 2019
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: Business, Nonprofits, & Money
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 193
Program Description:
Master Your Money is a series of events designed to help you enjoy the best life has to offer through wise planning and strategic money-saving moves!  The most important thing to do with your money is give it a plan. After all, if you don't t...

Camp Evergreen: They Blinded Me With Science

July 18, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Studio
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, Discussion Groups, Hobbies, Workshops & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Program Description:
Summer camp’s not just for kids! Camp Evergreen is a series of meetups and classes for teens, adults, and seniors where you can earn badges for completing activities, learning skills or just for showing up and having a good time! Attend each week to...

Crafty Friday

July 19, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Program Description:
Drop into the library and make a fun craft to take home. All ages. Registration is not required ...

Crafty Fridays

July 19, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Marketplace
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Program Description:
You can be a maker!  Join us on Friday mornings for a different creative and fun crafting experience each week.  No registration required. ...

Seeing Beyond

July 19, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
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 t...

Coloring for Adults

July 19, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Studio
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
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. ...

Back Bay Amateur Astronomers: Sun Safety & Observing at the Library

July 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Learn about sun safety, then head outside to look through telescopes to try to find sunspots on the sun. Presented by Back Bay Amateur Astronomers. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first co...

Earthquake Engineering

July 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 46
Program Description:
Can you build a structure that will withstand an earthquake? Learn more about earthquakes and engineering in this hands-on class. Grades 3-5. Online registration is required. ...

Maker Studio

July 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Biblio Studio
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Spark your creativity at the Oceanfront Library's Maker Studio! Kids of all ages will have the opportunity to engage in explorative and imaginative activities each session. All supplies provided. Registration i...