Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Crafty Thursday

August 1, 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. ...

Pretend Play with Loose Parts

August 1, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Program Description:
We all know that when children open a gift, it's often the box it comes in that gets played with the most! Let your child's imagination loose with Loose Parts. Play with open ended objects such as silk scarves, cardboard boxes, recyclables, items fro...

Tagalog Bilingual Storytime

August 1, 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: 7
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 ...

Reading Buddies

August 1, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 47
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...

LiveArt: The Art of Eric Carle

August 1, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Learn about Eric Carle’s creative process as an author and illustrator then create a paper collage inspired by Carle’s style.   Grades K-2 with caregiver and Grades 3-5. Registration is required. ...

VB Chess Club

August 1, 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 1, 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...

Camp Evergreen: You've Got A Friend In Me

August 1, 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
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! This week, acquaint ...

Crafty Friday

August 2, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
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: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Program Description:
Drop into the library and make a fun craft to take home. All ages. Registration is not required ...

Crafty Fridays

August 2, 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. ...

Coloring for Adults

August 2, 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. ...

Fiber Arts: Knitting, Crocheting & More

August 3, 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...

Tabletop Gaming

August 3, 2019
10:00am - 10:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Folio & Libris Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Tidewater Area Gaming Society presents 12 hours of tabletop board games to play! Lots of games to choose from, or bring a game to share, instruction available. Drop in and out throughout the day.  Adults. Registration is not required. ...

Bats of the World

August 3, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Watch a slide presentation about bats, and meet a variety of live bats to learn about these fascinating animals. Ages 6 and up.                      ...

Teen Advisory Group

August 3, 2019
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Creeds Library
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Program Description:
The Teen Advisory Group encourages teen involvement in the library through volunteering. In TAG, you can... Earn community service hours, Gain valuable work experience, Make new friends, And improve your library. Interested?  Go...

Teen Kitchen: Ice Cream Making

August 3, 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: 15
Program Description:
Join us in making ice cream as we discover the sweet science behind this popular frozen treat.  Grades 6-8.  Registration required. ...

Role Playing Club

August 3, 2019
2:00pm - 4:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Looking for fellow teens to embark on fantastical quests and adventures? Join the fun using a pencil and paper, a set of dice and your collective imagination. Grade 9-12. Registration is required. ...

Sing a Rainbow with Martha Giles

August 3, 2019
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Creeds Library
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Explore our rainbow-hued, musical world through songs and stories. Enjoy joyful music-making on a giant rainbow drum, as well as colorful bells, glockenspiels, chimes, and more. Preschool & Grades K-5. Registration is not required. Programs th...

Coding with Robots Workshop

August 5, 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.  ...

Preschool Open Play

August 5, 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

August 5, 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. ...

Eric Carle Storytime

August 5, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Celebrate The Very Hungry Caterpillar's 50th anniversary! Listen to stories and make an Eric Carle inspired piece of art. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required. ...

Sing a Rainbow with Martha Giles

August 5, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium, Folio & Libris
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Explore our rainbow-hued, musical world through songs and stories. Enjoy joyful music-making on a giant rainbow drum, as well as colorful bells, glockenspiels, chimes, and more. Preschool & Grades K-5. Registration is not required. Programs th...

Baby Open Play

August 5, 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...

Hatha Yoga

August 5, 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!...

Monday Crafternoons

August 5, 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. ...

History Comes Alive! Bookclub

August 5, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Program Description:
Learn about the colorful history of the Francis Land House in the 20th century when it functioned as the Rose Hall Dress Shop and discuss our August book title, The Marriage Bureau: The True Story of How Two Matchmakers Arranged Love in Wartime Londo...