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Destination Imagination Instant Challenge

August 8, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Quick! The pressure's on. Come prepared to engage in speedy, creative, and critical thinking problem solving during fun instant challenges. We will work in teams to test our imaginations! Grades 3-5. Registration is required.  ...

VB Chess Club

August 8, 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. ...

Role Playing Adventures

August 8, 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: 6
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...

Now Read This: Book Chatters

August 8, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Conference Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Program Description:
Meet to discuss this month’s selected title: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Pungo-Blackwater Library Information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: In th...

Camp Evergreen: Just Brew It

August 8, 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, 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...

Toddler Open Play

August 9, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
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 traditionally structured program. Ages 12-36 months with c...

Crafty Fridays

August 9, 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. ...

Finger Gym

August 9, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Program Description:
Get those fingers working, build eye/hand coordination and muscles in your child’s hand. Practice skills like cutting with scissors, writing and drawing with fun learning activities.  Ages 3-5.  Registration is required. ...

Coloring for Adults

August 9, 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. ...

Beach Bash

August 10, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
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: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
It's the last lap of Summer. Come out for free, fun family activities at the Oceanfront Library and the park across the street.  We'll have face painting, a bounce house, storytime programs, video gaming, and more. ...

Baby Open Play

August 10, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
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 program is for both caregiver and child, and is not a structured program. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. Registration...

Microsoft Excel for Beginners

August 10, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
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: 14
Program Description:
Learn to enter data and use basic formulas to create simple spreadsheets. Prerequisites: Ability to use Microsoft Word or have taken Microsoft Word for Beginners. We encourage you to bring a USB drive to save your work. Adults. Registration required....

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Art a 'la Cart

August 10, 2019
11:00am - 12:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Drop in for a fun new craft in our Children’s Room!  Family.  No registration required. ...

Tabletop Roleplaying

August 10, 2019
2:00pm - 4:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Drop in, create a character, and get adventuring. This regular campaign is designed to let you join in anytime. We bring the dice, you bring your imagination. Adults 18+. No registration required. ...

Escape the Carnival

August 10, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Creeds Library
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Program Description:
Come one, come all! You've lost track of time, and found yourself locked in a carnival! Work together to play your way through challenges and games to find the way out. All ages. Online registration is required. ...

Coding with Robots Workshop

August 12, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Room L201
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Learn about coding in this four-part series featuring Root and Dash! Each week we'll program one of these cute robots to do fun things! Grades 3-5. Registration required.  ...

Book Tasting

August 12, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Are you hungry for a good book? Join us for a book tasting! You will be able to rotate around the room to get a "taste" of a variety of new and popular books. Come and mingle to make new friends and discover the exciting titles on our menu. Grades 3-...

Teen Time

August 12, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Join us Mondays for special teen-only activities. Enjoy movies, games, crafts, and more, with different selections each week. Have an idea for Teen Time? Let us know; we love trying new things! Grades 6-12.  No registration required. ...

Introduction to Corporate Giving

August 12, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
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: 20
Program Description:
Is your organization ready to seek corporate support? Corporate grantmakers are different from traditional foundations in many ways. This class provides a basic overview of: The different types of corporate giving What motivates corporations ...

Hands-On Science: Geodes

August 13, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
How are rocks and minerals formed? What's a geode and where do they come from? Learn about the rock cycle, explore our rock collection and create artwork inspired from you're very own geode!  Ages 3-5, and Grades K-2 with caregiver. Registration...

Toy Making

August 13, 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: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Program Description:
Looking for something different to play with, something fun?  We’ll use supplies from around the house to create little toys and amusements.  Grades 3-5.  Registration is required. ...

Coloring for Adults

August 13, 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

August 13, 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...

Yoga Storytime

August 13, 2019
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required.  ...

Baby Paint and Play

August 14, 2019
10:15am - 10:45am
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
It’s never too soon to introduce your baby to art! Join us at the library for simple stories and 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 mater...

Preschool Art: Eric Carle's The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse

August 14, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler to explore different artistic styles. In August, we will read Eric Carle's The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse and create an Eric Carle inspired masterpiece. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 ...

Inventions!

August 14, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
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: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Explore the wonderful world of inventions as you create. What can you make from the contents of our box?  Grades 3-5.  Registration is required. ...