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This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Letters to Ivan

5/1 @ 9:00am
to
6/30 @ 5:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors
Program Description:
Would you like a library Pen Pal? Ivan, Princess Anne Library's friendly Gorilla has missed seeing his library friends and is on the job in the Children's Room. Need help finding a new book to read? Ask Ivan! Want to share a picture you hav...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Read & Share Book Club

June 1, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
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.  No registration required. The virtual room opens 5 minutes before the ev...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Roll20 Live: Role-Playing Adventures

June 2, 2020
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Program Description:
Welcome adventurers! During this six week series we will be playing through the "Lost Mine of Phandelver" Adventure with pre-made characters using Roll20’s online virtual tabletop system. Requires internet access and a free R...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Webex Live: Teen Time (Mug Brownies & Ice cream)

June 2, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
Join us for weekly teen-only activities.  Different selections every week!  Grades 6-12. Theme: Make mug brownies and bag ice cream with an instructor from the Library! Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours befo...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

YouTube Video Post: Virtual Combined Preschool Storytime

June 3, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
Join Ms. Athena from the Pungo Blackwater Area Library for a storytime that builds letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building.  Includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to prepare chi...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Webex Live: Teen Book Chat (Retellings)

June 3, 2020
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Books & Authors, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Join us for a book chat from the comfort of home, meet other teens, and discover new books to read!  Theme: Retellings of fairy tales and mythology.  Please vote for upcoming genres and themes at https://forms.gle/...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Craft & Chat

June 3, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Program Description:
Bring your work in progress and enjoy an hour chatting with others about what you're crafting right now. All crafts welcome! Whether you're a knitter or a whittler, we want to hang out with you. Registration is required. You will receive an e...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Roll20 Live: Roleplaying Adventures 1

June 4, 2020
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
Meet up online with other teens and play Dungeons & Dragons with a Library Dungeon Master.  No experience necessary. This week:  Arrival at Phandalin.  No prior participation necessary; registered teens will join ...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Roll20 Live: Roleplaying Adventures 2

June 5, 2020
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
Meet up online with other teens and play tabletop roleplaying games with a Library Game Master.  No experience necessary.  Different open-shut adventures each week! This week: Siege of the Ear Seekers (Dungeons & Drago...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Read & Share Book Club

June 8, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
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.  No registration required. The virtual room opens 5 minutes bef...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

WebEx Live: Virtual Book Club for Grades 3rd – 5th

June 8, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Program Description:
Read a book selected by 3rd-5th graders, then join in a virtual meeting with other readers your own age to discuss your thoughts on the book. Grades 3-5. Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with login de...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Roll20 Live: Role-Playing Adventures

June 9, 2020
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Program Description:
Welcome adventurers! During this six week series we will be playing through the "Lost Mine of Phandelver" Adventure with pre-made characters using Roll20’s online virtual tabletop system. Requires internet access and a free R...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Webex Live: Teen Time (Anime Club)

June 9, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Join us for weekly teen-only activities.  Different selections every week!  Grades 6-12. Theme: Anime Club!  Join us for a streaming party. Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with login ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Webex Live: Teen Book Chat (Summer Reads)

June 10, 2020
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Books & Authors, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Join us for a book chat from the comfort of home, meet other teens, and discover new books to read!  Theme:  Share what you’re reading now or what’s on your summer to-read list.  Don’t forget to&nb...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Facebook Post: Live Reading Recommendations

6/10 @ 3:00pm
to
6/11 @ 12:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Looking for good books to read? Join us on Facebook for a reading recommendation party! Comment on our post and get personalized recommendations from VBPL's book recommending experts. We will make every effort to recommend reads that you can access d...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Roll20 Live: Roleplaying Adventures 1

June 11, 2020
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Program Description:
Meet up online with other teens and play Dungeons & Dragons with a Library Dungeon Master.  No experience necessary. This week:  The Redbrands Attack.  No prior participation necessary; registered teens will join ...
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

June 11, 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 "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Read & Share Book Club

June 11, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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.  Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the ...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Roll20 Live: Roleplaying Adventures 2

June 12, 2020
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Program Description:
Meet up online with other teens and play tabletop roleplaying games with a Library Game Master.  No experience necessary.  Different open-shut adventures each week! Grades 9-12.  Registration is 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.

WebEx Live: Crafting with Taco Dragon

June 15, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Program Description:
Summer's here and it's hot enough to enjoy some tacos. So, get ready Summer Reading friends, Taco Dragon is coming to you virtually, with his own taco, stories and crafts. Registration is required for this live virtual WebEx program. Registrants will...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Read & Share Book Club

June 15, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
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.  No registration required. The virtual room opens 5 minutes bef...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Roll20 Live: Role-Playing Adventures

June 16, 2020
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Program Description:
Welcome adventurers! During this six week series we will be playing through the "Lost Mine of Phandelver" Adventure with pre-made characters using Roll20’s online virtual tabletop system. Requires internet access and a free R...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Discord Live: Teen Time (Animal Crossing)

June 16, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Join us for weekly teen-only activities.  Different selections every week!  Grades 6-12. Theme:  Hang out in Discord and play Animal Crossing.  Playing requires you have your own Switch and copy of the game. R...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Webex Live: Teen Book Chat (LGBTQ+)

June 17, 2020
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Books & Authors, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Join us for a book chat from the comfort of home, meet other teens, and discover new books to read!  Theme:  LGBTQ+ Titles. Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with login detail...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Summer Camp Movie Trivia Night

June 17, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Hobbies, Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Test your summer camp movie knowledge in our trivia night to kick-off a summer of fun with Camp Evergreen, VBPL's virtual summer program series for adults and teens. Join in the fun as a team or an individual and compete for bragging rights. Tea...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Modern Resume Workshop

June 18, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Jobs & Careers
Program Description:
Join us for a workshop on how to create the resume that every employer is looking for! This program is presented by a representative from Virginia Career Works. Adults.  No registration required. The virtual room opens 5 minutes before the ev...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Roll20 Live: Roleplaying Adventures 1

June 18, 2020
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Program Description:
Meet up online with other teens and play Dungeons & Dragons with a Library Dungeon Master.  No experience necessary. This week:  Into the Spider's Web.  No prior participation necessary; registered teens will join ...