Upcoming Events

Registration

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

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!...

Movie Mondays

August 5, 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 new release as we watch Instant Family.  Adults 18+.  Registration is not required. ...

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...

JB’s Rattles

August 5, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Is a snake’s skin slimy or smooth?  Find out in this live reptile show and meet some other critters too! All ages. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis.  Please be su...

LiveArt: Yarn Painting

August 5, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Come experience painting without using paint!  Inspired by the art of the Huichol, we will use colorful yarn and adhesive to create our own fanciful and vibrant art. Grades K-5.  Registration is required. ...

Bricks at the Beach

August 5, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
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: Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Get your build on with the Lego Club at the library! Use your imagination to build Lego creations and play with fellow Lego fans. Grades K-5. Registration is required. ...

Modern Resume Workshop

August 5, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Jobs & Careers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Program Description:
Join us for a workshop on how to create the resume that every employer is looking for! This program is presented by a representative from Virginia Career Works. Adults. Registration required. ...

Teen Advisory Group

August 5, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
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 Time

August 5, 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. ...

Toddler Open Play

August 6, 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...

Slime!

August 6, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Program Description:
Want to be a Scientist? Learn about the different steps of the scientific method as you make your own slime and experiment with it. Grades K-2. Online registration is required. ...

Theater Tuesdays: Youth Summer Movie Series

August 6, 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 The BFG (Rated PG).  Children 3+.  Registration is not required. ...

JB’s Rattles

August 6, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Marketplace
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Is a snake’s skin slimy or smooth?  Find out in this live reptile show and meet some other critters too! All ages. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis.  Please be su...

Toddler Open Play

August 6, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use 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...

Coloring for Adults

August 6, 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  ...

Crochet: Beginner’s Workshop for Teens

August 6, 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: 8
Program Description:
Learn to crochet and start a project to work on at home in this 4-part series. We'll cover the chain stitch, single crochet, and casting off. For our final project, we'll add a technical spin by including sewable electronics and...

Back Bay Amateur Astronomers: Sun Safety & Observing at the Library

August 6, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Learn about sun safety, then head outside to look through telescopes to try to find sunspots on the sun. Presented by Back Bay Amateur Astronomers. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first co...

Will It Fly? (Catapults & Rockets)

August 6, 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: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
One last light-hearted look at things that fly and some that won’t.  Why do they fly, soar, shoot, rocket, zoom, or why not.  How far might they go? Grades K-2.  Registration is required. ...

Teen Time: Gaming (BINGO)

August 6, 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
Program Description:
Hang out at the library and play games! Different types of games will be featured every first Tuesday of the month. Challenge your friends and show off your skills. Grades 6-12. No registration required. This month is BINGO! ...

English Conversation Club

August 6, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime 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...

Baby Open Play

August 7, 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...