Upcoming Events

Registration

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Mirrors and Reflections

December 7, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
How do mirrors work? Learn about how light reacts to different surfaces with hands-on activities and make your own periscope. Grades K-5. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Genealogy Book Club

December 8, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Program Description:
If the story is that you are descended from three brothers who immigrated and one went to Virginia, one went to Massachusetts and one went to South Carolina, you need to read this book! Continuing our series on fact and fiction in family stories we w...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

Pokémon Club

December 8, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Studio
Age Group: Grades 6-8
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Program Description:
Join fellow Pokémon players and fans to enjoy all things Pokémon. Catch a movie or video game, battle on your DS, do a Pokémon themed craft or activity, talk with fellow players, and just hang out. This month’s activity is faux stained glass. Catch t...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Adventures with Cubetto: Storytime!

December 9, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
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: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
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. Ages 4-5 years and caregiver. Registration req...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Open Play

December 9, 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...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Homeschool Discovery Days: K-2

December 9, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM). Grades K-2. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Read and Share

December 9, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. Talk about titles you like and hear what others enjoy. Swap favorites old and new or spread the word about your favorite reads.  ...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

December 9, 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...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Movie Mondays

December 9, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Program Description:
Drop-in for a seasonal romantic classic as we watch The Holiday.  Adults 18+.  Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Monday Crafternoons

December 9, 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. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

No Homework Book Club

December 9, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
No homework, no assignments, no pressure. Join a group of book lovers to share what you love or what you don't about your latest read--and maybe discover your next good one! Grades 3-5.  No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Play Ukulele!

December 9, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Have you ever wanted to play the ukulele? Join in a five week beginner class learning chords and songs using our library ukuleles! You'll check out an instrument for the class, and share what you've learned for family and friends in your last class. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time

December 9, 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. ...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

December 10, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne 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 "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Winter Storytime and Craft

December 10, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Celebrate winter! Listen to stories and make an winter inspired piece of art. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required. ...
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.

Pretend Play

December 10, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
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), Grades K-2
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Children will practice their creative problem solving, and language skills while engaging in imaginative play. Ages 3-5, and Grades K-2. All materials are provided.  Registration is required.   ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Adult Game Days

December 10, 2019
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Bored on a Tuesday? Come play with us! Board games are a great way to make new friends, test your brain, and just plain have fun! Compete and laugh playing classics like mahjong and Boggle or new favorites like Apples to Apples. F...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Homeschool Discovery Days: Gr. 3-5

December 10, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM). Grades 3-5. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Coloring for Adults

December 10, 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  ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Yoga Storytime

December 10, 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.  ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Coding with Dash & Dot

December 10, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
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: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Program Description:
Learn about coding as you play with Dot and Dash! Grades 3-5. Registration required.  ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Coding with KIBO: Escape from the Zoo!

December 10, 2019
4:15pm - 5:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
KIBO, our library robot, is lost in the zoo and wants to escape! Help KIBO by programming an escape route. Grades K-2. Registration required. Funding for these educational coding toys provided by a grant from the Virginia Beach Library...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Let's Repurpose...Your Old Toys!

December 10, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Room L103
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Program Description:
Get upcycling with a new material every month. This holiday season, learn some ways you can take your old toys and transform them into something new. Supplies are provided, but please bring at least 1 stuffed animal. Adults 18+. Registration is requi...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Anime Club

December 10, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies, Movies & Entertainment
Program Description:
Watch anime and hang out with other fans! Showings change monthly and may be rated up to TV-14. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

English Conversation Club

December 10, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Library Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Discussion Groups
Program Description:
If you are a non-native English speaker, join us to practice your conversational English in a friendly setting. Each week we discuss a different topic and do fun activities! Every Wednesday at 2:30 pm, and every Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Adults. Regis...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Grantseeking for Individuals in the Arts

December 10, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Business, Nonprofits, & Money
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Program Description:
If you are an individual involved in the creative arts and looking for funding to complete a project, mount an exhibition, put on a performance, or anything else arts-related, this class will show you how to identify funders supporting individual art...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

December 11, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
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 traditionall...