Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Alzheimer's Dementia Support Group

July 22, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central West Programming Area
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
This is an opportunity for families, caregivers, and friends to come together to share feelings, thoughts, experiences, information, receive mutual support,  and learn coping skills. Receive guidance, direction and education in understanding dem...

Ben Franklin Circle

July 22, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Parataxis Reading Area
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12

Reading Buddies

July 23, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
Children will partner with teen mentors to read, play games and have fun! Reading Buddies is a 4-week reading program that combines reading encouragement and group activities to foster a love of reading and build confidence. Grades K-3. Online regist...

Just 2s Storytime

July 23, 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: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 37
Program Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration for this 5 week serie...

Toddler Open Play

July 23, 2019
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...

Summer Coding Adventures with Cubetto: Grades K-2

July 23, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Use creative robotics to learn and play this summer! Guide Cubetto, a friendly programmable robot, through a series of challenges from mazes to obstacle courses. Grades K-2. Registration required. ...

Theater Tuesdays: Youth Summer Movie Series

July 23, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Oceanfront Area Library
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: Movies & Entertainment
Program Description:
Take a break from the summer heat and cool off with us for a family friendly film each week.  This week's feature is Moana (Rated PG).  Children 3+.  Registration is not required. ...

Preschool Science: Moon

July 23, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Program Description:
Join us for a fun and interactive science program inspired by Eric Carle's  picture book illustrations. Let's learn about the moon! Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required. ...

TEENY TINY FARM

July 23, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
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 time to ...

Shelter Buddies

July 23, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Program Description:
Shelter Buddies is a 5 week reading program where children will read to adoptable pets at the VB Animal Care and Adoption Center. All participants will receive volunteer hours for this program. Ages 8-12, online registration is required. ...

Coloring for Adults

July 23, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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  ...

Crochet: Beginner’s Workshop for Teens

July 23, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace North
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
Make a bag as you learn to crochet. Each week learn a new piece of the project to work on at home. Learn to chain, single crochet, double crochet, and more. We’ll add a technical spin to our final project with a lit up desi...

Remarkable Reptiles

July 23, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
What has scaly skin, likes it not too hot and not too cold, and looks just like its parents? Come find out the answers to these questions and get a close up view of some of our favorite reptiles. Presented by the Virginia Living Museum. All ages. ...

Will It Fly? (Wings & Things)

July 23, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Another light-hearted look at things that fly and some that won’t.  Why do they fly, soar, shoot, rocket, zoom, or why not.  How far might they go? Grades K-2.  Registration is required. ...

Drop-in Combined Preschool Storytime

July 23, 2019
6:15pm - 7:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver...

English Conversation Club

July 23, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Discussion Groups
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 Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Adults. Registration not required. ...

On My Own Preschool Storytime

July 24, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
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
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Registration for this 5-week ser...

Baby Open Play

July 24, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
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...

Combined Rhyme Time

July 24, 2019
10:15am - 10:45am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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 for each individual program, not just the first in the series.   ...

Combined Rhyme Time

July 24, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 3-24 months with caregiver. Online registration for this 5 week-long series is required.    ...

John Kingry Magic Show

July 24, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Oceanfront Area Library
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: Movies & Entertainment
Program Description:
Can you see through the illusion?  Prepare to be amazed and dazzled by magician John Kingry!  All ages. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis.  Please be sure to ...

Preschool Science

July 24, 2019
1:00pm - 1:45pm
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: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math in this interactive series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration for this 6 week-long series is required.  ...

Camp Evergreen: A Star Is Born

July 24, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
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...

Preschool Art

July 24, 2019
1:15pm - 2:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler to explore different artistic styles. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required. ...

Finger Gym

July 24, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Let’s get those fingers working! Build eye - hand coordination and muscle strength in your child’s hand and fingers. Practice skills like cutting with scissors, writing, aiming, and more with exciting learning activities!   ...

Learning the Scientific Method with Slime

July 24, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Want to be a Scientist? Learn about the different steps of the scientific method as you make your own slime to experiment with.  Grades K-2. Registration is required.   ...

LIVEArt: The Art of Eric Carle

July 24, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Perform, create, and have fun! Join us at the library to learn about Eric Carle's artwork and create your own Eric Carle inspired collage. Grades K-2. Registration is required. ...