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Microsoft Excel: Pivot Charts and Pivot Tables

July 27, 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: 13
Program Description:
Spreadsheets can quickly become difficult to read and interpret. Join us to learn how to use pivot tables and charts to better understand your data. Prerequisites: Microsoft Excel for Beginners and Microsoft Excel Intermediate. Please bring a USB to ...

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Role Playing Adventures

July 27, 2019
12:00pm - 3:15pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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. Teens grades 6-12 (Note that Dungeons & Dragons content is marketed for ages 12+). Registrat...

Pokémon Club

July 27, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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: 16
Program Description:
Join fellow Pokémon players and fans to enjoy all things Pokémon. Enjoy a Pokémon themed craft and activities, talk with fellow players, and just hang out. Bring your cards to play (or learn to play) together. Catch them all at the library this month...

Paint Afternoon

July 27, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Senior Resource Center
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, Hobbies, Workshops & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
Join us to paint a beautiful and colorful "Jellyfish Dance". All skill levels are welcome!  Our instructor will guide you step-by-step to create a work of art.  All materials are supplied, but please wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirt...

Imagination Studio

July 27, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Biblio Studio
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Visions of Virginia Beach - Part 2 - Participants will have an opportunity to learn how environment and architecture have a reciprocal relationship as we construct a cardboard version of Virginia Beach ocean front. Using recycled materials and our im...

Symphony of the Soil movie and talk

July 27, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment, Workshops & Lectures
Program Description:
Join the Virginia Beach Master Gardeners for a screening of Symphony of the Soil from 1:00-2:45pm followed by a talk about soil by Stephanie Drzal from 3:00-4:00pm.     Registration is not required. ...

Force, Motion, Energy

July 27, 2019
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Creeds Library
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: History & Genealogy, STEAM
Program Description:
Experiment with toys and tools of the past to learn how colonists in Virginia used force, motion, and energy to enhance their lives. Presented by the Virginia Beach History Museums. Grades 3-5. Registration is not required. Programs that do not re...

Living Room Conversations - Legalized Marijuana

July 27, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Program Description:
Come join us for coffee, cookies and conversation as we discuss both sides of the legalization of marijuana.  How do we envision our lives where/when marijuana is legal? What are results from states with early legalization? How should tax r...

Combined Preschool Storytime

July 29, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 15
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....

TAG-Sponsored Math Mates

July 29, 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 29, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 49
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 29, 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 29, 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. ...

Invertebrates

July 29, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium, Folio & Libris
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
Program Description:
Learn how invertebrates eat and move in this hands-on program and meet a live invertebrate from the Virginia Aquarium. For Ages 2—3 (Toddlers). Online registration is required.  ...

Hands on Science: Geodes

July 29, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
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 your very own geode!  Grades 3-5. Registration is required. ...

Toddler Open Play

July 29, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime 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...

Art à la Cart

July 29, 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. ...

Hatha Yoga

July 29, 2019
11:15am - 12:30pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Find your personal Zen as a certified Yoga instructor guides you through a series of seated and standing asanas (poses). This class is designed for multiple levels of experience and beginners are welcome!...

Preschool Art

July 29, 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 29, 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. ...

Preschool Eye Screenings

July 29, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Workshops & Lectures
Program Description:
Detect vision problems in your preschool child during this free eye screening provided by the Lions Club. Ages 3-5. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arri...

John Kingry Magic Show

July 29, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville 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 Fit Club

July 29, 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: Potions Class

July 29, 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: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
School might be out for the summer, but class is in session at Great Neck Area Library’s Potions Class!  Create some fizzy, bubbling concoctions, experiment with unicorn milk, and make a keepsake potion to take home. Grades 3-5. Registratio...

Teen Time

July 29, 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. ...

Alzheimer's Dementia Support Group

July 29, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 246
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...

Reading Buddies

July 30, 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...