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

Preschool Art

December 11, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler to explore different artistic styles. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. 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.

Finger Gym Craft Time

December 11, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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 a fun new craft each month. Ages 2+. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Tech Talk

December 11, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Special Services Area
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Discussion Groups
Program Description:
Are you looking to solve a current issue or simply needing a venue to share new ideas and technology available? In this day and age, there certainly are no shortages of devices and applications out there! Join us in our discussion...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

December 11, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville 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 "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Finger Gym

December 11, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Let’s get those fingers working! Build eye - hand coordination and muscle strength in your child’s hand and fingers. Practice skills like cutting with scissors, writing, aiming, and more with exciting learning activities! Grades PK - 2 Online r...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

English Conversation Club

December 11, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Library Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: 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. & every Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Adults. Registra...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Microsoft Word for Beginners

December 11, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
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 how to complete common basic tasks, including creating and formatting simple documents. Prerequisites: Ability to use a computer mouse/keyboard or have taken Computers for Beginners. We encourage you to bring a USB drive to save your work. Adul...

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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.

Bricks at the Beach

December 11, 2019
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Children's Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Join the LEGO Club! Use your imagination to build LEGO creations with friends, or meet some new building buddies. All Ages (3 +) Drop-in to build, registration is not required. ...
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.

Run, Run, as Fast as You Can! Gingerbread House Building and Storytime

December 11, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
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, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Bring your child to the library to hear a Gingerbread themed story and then use STEAM skills to build their own mini gingerbread house to take home. Ages 3-11 with caregiver. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Coding with KIBO: Escape from the Zoo!

December 11, 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 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 for him. Grades K-2. Registration required. Funding for these educational coding toys provided by a grant from the Virginia Beach...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Catapults!

December 11, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Learn about the science of catapults and make your own! We'll conduct hands-on experiments and will use our handheld catapults for a "snowball" fight. Grades 3-5. Online registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Perler Bead Art

December 11, 2019
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Use your imagination to turn ordinary Perler beads into cool art that can then be turned into bookmarks, magnets and even keychains. All Supplies Provided. Grades 6-12. 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 12, 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.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Crafty Thursday

December 12, 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 "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 12, 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 "Adults 18+" group.

Today's Job Interview Workshop

December 12, 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:
Learn tips and techniques for making a great impression in an interview. This program is presented by a representative from Virginia Career Works. Adults. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Life Skills

December 12, 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: Hobbies
Program Description:
Acquire basic life skills that can help you prepare for adulthood! Learn to hand-sew, hem, and repair buttons while making a take-home project! Topics change monthly. All supplies provided. Grade 6-12. Registration not required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Role Playing Adventures

December 12, 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 "Grades K-2" group.

Coding with KIBO: Snow Flurries

December 12, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Meet KIBO, one of the library's new robotic toys. Gum balls and snowflakes are falling and must be cleaned up.  Using KIBO you will solve this problem! Grades K-2. Registration required. Funding for these educational coding toys p...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Paint and Play

December 13, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
It’s never too soon to introduce your baby to art! Join us at the library for a sensory art experience that improve your baby’s fine motor skills and stimulates their curiosity. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy. All materials provi...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

December 13, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central 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 program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program.  Ages 12-36 months with caregiver.&nbs...
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 13, 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 "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Paint and Play

December 13, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
It’s never too soon to introduce your baby to art! Join us at the library for a sensory art experience that improves your baby’s fine motor skills and stimulates their curiosity. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy. All materials provided....
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Art

December 13, 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: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler to explore different artistic styles. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required.  ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Coloring for Adults

December 13, 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. ...