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Crochet: Beginner’s Workshop for Teens

August 6, 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:
Learn to crochet and start a project to work on at home in this 4-part series. We'll cover the chain stitch, single crochet, and casting off. For our final project, we'll add a technical spin by including sewable electronics and...

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

August 6, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming 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...

Will It Fly? (Catapults & Rockets)

August 6, 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:
One last 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. ...

Baby Open Play

August 7, 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

August 7, 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.   ...

JB’s Rattles

August 7, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Community Area
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Is a snake’s skin slimy or smooth?  Find out in this live reptile show and meet some other critters too! All ages. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis.  Please be su...

Camp Evergreen: Just Brew It

August 7, 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, Culture, Discussion Groups, Hobbies, Workshops & Lectures
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 week to...

Preschool Art

August 7, 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. ...

Slime!

August 7, 2019
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Want to be a Scientist? Learn about the different steps of the scientific method as you make your own slime and experiment with it. Grades 3-5. Online registration is required. ...

Fun with Flags

August 7, 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: Arts & Crafts, Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Did you know that there is meaning behind the flag?  Come learn about symbols on flags from all over the world and create your own flag to represent who you are.  Grades K -2.  Registration is required. ...

Gracie the Clown

August 7, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Upstairs Crystal
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Gracie the Clown will add a bit of fun to your day with face painting! 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 pro...

English Conversation Club

August 7, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
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 Wednesday at 2:30 pm., & every Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Adults Registra...

The Books of Ezra Jack Keats

August 7, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Ezra Jack Keats was an award winning children's book author and illustrator. His books celebrate the people living around him. Learn about Ezra's neighborhood by exploring his books and illustrations. ...

Bricks at the Beach

August 7, 2019
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Join the LEGO Club! Use your imagination to build LEGO creations with friends, or meet some new building buddies. All Ages (3 +) Drop-in to build, registration is not required. ...

Fun with Flags

August 7, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Did you know that there is meaning behind the flag?  Come learn about symbols on flags from all over the world and create your own flag to represent who you are.  Grades 3 -5.  Registration is required. ...

Teen Movie Night

August 7, 2019
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Program Description:
Our very own Teen Advisory Group is proud to present a Teen Movie Night! Come eat some tasty movie snacks and hang out with other teens as we watch Marvel's Spider-Man: Homecoming! Grades 6-12 Registration is required.   ...

Managing Data with Google Sheets

August 7, 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: 15
Program Description:
Manage your data online with Google Sheets. Learn how to add, edit, and share spreadsheets and more from any internet-capable device. Prerequisites: Ability to access and use Google Drive or have taken Getting Started with Google Drive. Adults. ...

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DIY Marble Mugs

August 7, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Program Description:
Learn a simple technique to turn a simple mug into your own personalized creation. Supplies are provided. Adults 18+. Registration is required. ...

Goodnight, Children of the World

August 7, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Culture, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Wear your jammies and come to the library for a program of easy to sing global goodnight songs, stories and rhymes. Bring your own family songs to share in a welcoming circle!  Registration is required. ...

Meet the Artist: Andre (Dray) Washington

August 7, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Folio Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Meet, greet and get to know local artist Andre (Dray) Washington whose photographs are on display in the Central Library Art Gallery for the month of August. Adults. Registration is not required. ...

Reading Buddies

August 8, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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...

Crafty Thursday

August 8, 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. ...

Drive-in Movie Storytime

August 8, 2019
11:30am - 1:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Movies & Entertainment, STEAM, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Can't find an old-fashioned drive-in movie theatre to take your kids to this Summer? No worries. The library has you covered. We will read stories about cars, decorate our own box cars and then watch a short movie. Ages 2-6 with caregi...

Preschool Open Play

August 8, 2019
11:30am - 1:00pm
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...

Dragons & Princes and Puppets, Oh My!

August 8, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Come watch us drag our princes and puppet friends from storyland into the 21st century. A merrie olde time will be had by all.   Registration is required.   Ages 4-10 ...

John Kingry Magic Show

August 8, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside 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 ...

Coding with KIBO: Escape from the Zoo!

August 8, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
KIBO, our library robot, is lost in the zoo and wants to escape! Help KIBO by programming an escape route. Grades K-2. Registration required. Funding for these educational coding toys provided by a grant from the Virginia Beach Library...