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This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Goodnight, Children of the World

December 4, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime 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! Share your favorite own family bedtime songs in a welcoming circle!  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Let's Make a Holiday Ecard in Canva!

December 4, 2019
6:00pm - 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:
Canva is an online graphic design tool for creating professional-quality print and web media. You can drag-and-drop images and text boxes to create beautiful designs. Join us in creating a holiday eCard that you can then send to family and friends! Y...

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This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Meet the Artist: Susan Check

December 4, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Studio
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Meet, greet and get to know local artist Susan Check whose oil paintings are on display in the Central Library Art Gallery for the month of December. No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Internet for Beginners

December 5, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Learn how to use a web browser to access the web and practice useful strategies for finding and evaluating information on the internet. Prerequisites: Ability to use a computer mouse/keyboard or have taken Computers for Beginners. Adults. Regist...

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This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

December 5, 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...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Adventures with Cubetto: Storytime!

December 5, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Program Description:
Try out the library’s newest coding toy! Cubetto is a cube-shaped robot. You and your child will learn to guide Cubetto over a fun map to help tell a story. Learn computer coding basics and STEAM skills. 4-5 years and caregiver. Registration req...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Crafty Thursday

December 5, 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
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. ...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Tagalog Bilingual Storytime

December 5, 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: Culture, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Come and experience the exciting culture of the Philippines in a new way. With English readings from Filipino Children’s books, the singing of Tagalog Nursery Rhymes, and the learning of Tagalog vocabulary words! Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

VB Chess Club

December 5, 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. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Movie & Craft

December 5, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Movies & Entertainment
Program Description:
Watch The Nutcracker and the Four Realms from Walt Disney Pictures®, make a snow village jar, and hang out with other fans! Showings change monthly and may be rated up to PG-13. Grades 6-12. Registration not required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Role Playing Adventures

December 5, 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: 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. Join us for five weeks of mini campaigns and earn rewards for developing your character inside...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Microsoft Excel: Macros

December 5, 2019
6:00pm - 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: 14
Program Description:
Learn how to automate repetitive tasks by recording and running simple macros in Excel. Prerequisites: Basic Excel skills including formulas and functions or have taken Microsoft Excel for Beginners and Intermediate. We encourage you to bring a USB d...

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This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners

December 5, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Learn how to create and edit simple presentations. 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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This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

December 6, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside 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...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Computers for Beginners

December 6, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Program Description:
Learn the basics of using a computer through hands-on activities. Adults. Registration required.  ...

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This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Kid's Coloring Corner

December 6, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Program Description:
Unplug and get back to the basics with crayons, markers, and paper. Coloring and drawing improves fine motor skills, encourages focus, and nurtures creativity. Drop in and create your next masterpiece today!  All materials will be prov...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Coloring for Adults

December 6, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Friday Crafternoons

December 6, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne 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. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Living Room Conversations: Money and Values

December 7, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Special Services Area
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Program Description:
Come join us for coffee, cookies and conversation as we discuss American Culture: Money and Values.  Adults 18+  Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Fiber Arts: Knitting, Crocheting & More

December 7, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Bring in your current project to work on and discuss.  Share tips, tricks, and ideas, maybe learn something new.  Meet others who share your love for creating items from fibers like yarn.  Adults 18+.  No registration required.&nb...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Microsoft Publisher: Let's Create a Holiday Newsletter!

December 7, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
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:
Learn how to create a newsletter in Microsoft Office Publisher, a desktop publishing software. You’ll learn how to edit an existing newsletter template by adding text, images, colors, and more. Then you will learn how to do email merge to send your n...

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This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Winter Wonderland Green Screen Photos

December 7, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace South
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: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Drop in to make a winter craft and take a  winter-themed photo with our green screen. Feel free to wear costumes and accessories! All ages. No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

December 7, 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...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Gingerbread Storytime & Craft

December 7, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
For children 3-7 years old.  Sugar and spice and stories mix up nice!  Join us for stories about gingerbread and baking.  Make a simple craft to take home. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Multicultural Storytime

December 7, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Culture, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Program Description:
Come and visit with us a multicultural storytime. Meet special guest and enjoy activities that help you learn about another culture and its people. Ages 3-5. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Finger Gym

December 7, 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. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

Teen Kitchen: Cookie Stencils

December 7, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
Create your own cookie stencil using a Silhouette Cameo machine! Test it out and decorate cookies to eat or share. All supplies provided. Grades 6-8. Registration required. ...