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TAG-Sponsored Math Mates

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 202
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 36
Program Description:
Elementary students will get tutoring from a teen volunteer on math concepts they are struggling with. The tutors will help students learn the math they need in fun, different ways. Add, subtract, multiply and divide to success! Students will need...

Coding with Robots Workshop

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 43
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.  ...

Preschool Open Play

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
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...

Art à la Cart

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 7:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Drop in to the Bayside Library over the summer to learn about famous artists or art concepts and create your own masterpiece! Please note this is a drop-in program and not taught by an instructor. Family. No registration required. ...

Baby Open Play

July 22, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville 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 is a social event for both caregiver and child, as opposed to a traditionally structured program. Ages 6-24 months with ca...

Cinema Sing-Along

July 22, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Program Description:
Come out of the heat and relax with a cinematic feature.  Sing-along and have fun in this Hawaiian adventure, where a young girl adopts a blue "dog", who loves Elvis.  Watch as these two become a family and save the world from an alien inva...

Art à la Cart

July 22, 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:
Come and enjoy fun art in our Biblio Studio!  Ages 3+.  No registration required. ...

Storytime and Craft: Shark Week

July 22, 2019
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 40
Program Description:
Celebrate Shark Week with us at the Library! Come and enjoy a gnarly story about these mysterious creatures, and make a craft to take home with you. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration required. ...

Preschool Art

July 22, 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: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 22
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.   ...

Monday Crafternoons

July 22, 2019
1:00pm - 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:
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. ...

Tiny Tots Turtles

July 22, 2019
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 44
Program Description:
Meet a live turtle from the Virginia Aquarium and explore how this animal eats and moves in this hands-on program. For Ages 2—3 (Toddlers). Online registration is required.  ...

Preschool Fit Club

July 22, 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: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Hobbies, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
This series will provide songs, games, and stories that focus on building gross motor skills, coordination, teamwork, and keeping our bodies healthy. Ages 3-5. Registration is required for this 5 week series. ...

Summer STEAM: Moon Rocks

July 22, 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: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Come learn about meteorites and impact craters and create your own out-of-this-world moon rock keepsake to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing! Bring your imagination and clothes you don’t mind getting messy. Grades 3-5.  Registra...

Teen Time

July 22, 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. ...

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: 1
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: 23
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 42
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. ...

Preschool Art

July 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 42
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler to explore different artistic styles. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 35
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
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  ...

Eric Carle: Clouds

July 23, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 44
Program Description:
What do you see in the clouds?  Listen to stories and let your daydreams take form in a piece of cloud inspired art. Grades K-2 with caregiver and Grades 3-5. Registration is 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: 3
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. ...