Upcoming Events

Registration

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Library Service Awards Closing

February 19, 2020
8:00am - 12:00pm
Some Branches
Branches:
Some Branches
Description:
Libraries will be briefly closed for internal Service Awards presentation, except for TCC/City Joint Use Library. We will open later that same day @ 12:00 PM.  ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Yoga Storytime

February 19, 2020
1:15pm - 2:00pm
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: 4
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

February 19, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

English Conversation Club

February 19, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Folio Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture
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 p.m., and every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Adults. Registr...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Adults with Disabilities Social Group

February 19, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture
Program Description:
Get together with young adults with disabilities for socializing and entertainment.  Build friendships, offer support and share accomplishments.  ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Meet the Apps: Q & A

February 19, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
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: 6
Program Description:
Discover the library’s downloadable apps that can allows you to access audiobooks, eBooks, eMusic, eComics, and more all from the convenience of your mobile device. Participants are encouraged to bring their own questions and mobile devices...

Disclaimer(s)

For more information please visit www.vbgov.com/tech-ed.

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

Interview Skills Workshop

February 19, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Library Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Jobs & Careers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Program Description:
Learn tips and techniques for making a great impression in an interview. This program is presented by a representative from Virginia Career Works. Adults. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

MEO Central Library's Battle of the Books Preliminary Battle

February 19, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium & Folio
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
The Battle of the Books is an annual library event that encourages literacy and provides recognition to fifth graders who enjoy reading. Pre-registered teams will compete with schools across the city by answering questions based on the books. MEO Cen...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Gaming

February 19, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
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 Wednesday of the month. Challenge your friends and show off your skills. Grades 6-12. No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Microsoft Excel: Pivot Charts and Pivot Tables

February 19, 2020
6:00pm - 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: 4
Program Description:
Spreadsheets can quickly become difficult to read and interpret. Join us to learn how to use pivot tables and charts to better understand your data. Prerequisites: Microsoft Excel for Beginners and Microsoft Excel Intermediate. Please bring a USB to ...

Disclaimer(s)

For more information please visit www.vbgov.com/tech-ed.

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

Books on Tap at Tapped Crafthouse

February 19, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Meet us at Tapped Crafthouse in Red Mill Commons to discuss this month’s selected title: Fates and Traitors by Jennifer Chiaverini. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Princess Anne information desk. Adults. Registration req...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

February 20, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 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 is a social event for both caregiver and child, as opposed to a traditionall...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Art

February 20, 2020
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, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler to explore different artistic styles. In February, we'll talk about winter and make watercolor resist paintings. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required.  ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Read and Share

February 20, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
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. Adults. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Family Storytime

February 20, 2020
11:15am - 12:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
Join us for an all ages storytime including books, songs, rhymes and literacy activities to help children develop a lifelong love of reading! Ages 2-5 with caregiver. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration a...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Thursday Crafternoons

February 20, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace South
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
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 "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Yoga Storytime

February 20, 2020
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: 47
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. ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
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.

VB Chess Club

February 20, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Kempsville Library's Battle of the Books Preliminary Event #1

February 20, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
The Battle of the Books is an annual library event that encourages literacy and provides recognition to fifth graders who enjoy reading. Pre-registered teams will compete with schools across the city by answering questions based on the books. Kempsvi...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Gaming

February 20, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Bricks at the Beach

February 20, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
Program Description:
Come build and play with the Lego Club at the library! Use your imagination to build LEGO creations with friends, or meet some new building buddies. Grades K-5. Online registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Digital Puppet Theater

February 20, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Program Description:
In three fun-filled sessions, 2/6, 2/13, and 2/20, participants, using puppets and props, will write scripts and then film their production with library iPads! Grades 3-5. Registration required.   ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Sphero Heroes: Kart Racing

February 20, 2020
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:
Speed down the track, all the while dodging red shells and banana peels! Join us in exploring the world of technology and coding. Grades 3-5. 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.

Crafty Fridays

February 21, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Paint and Play

February 21, 2020
10:30am - 11:15am
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: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 33
Program Description:
It’s never too soon to introduce your baby to art! Join us at the library for a sensory art experience that improves your baby’s fine motor skills and stimulates their curiosity. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy. All materials provided....
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

A Time for Penguins Storytime

February 21, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Program Description:
Come and enjoy a fun family storytime. We will sing, dance, and read stories about our furry friends, the penguins. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Seeing Beyond

February 21, 2020
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 the details o...