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This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Details:
Autumn is here and soon there will be a chill in the air. Listen to stories, learn a fingerplay or two and make some art about squirrels, leaves, and fall. Ages 2-5 Please dress comfortably for the weather and plan to bring water for your famil...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Outdoor Program: Mindfulness

10:30am - 11:00am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
In this 4 week series, caregivers and children will learn ways to honor and process some of the difficult emotions that arise within us all. Learn how to empower yourself and your child through mindfulness, grounding, process art, and centering techn...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

English Conversation Club

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Folio Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Discussion Groups
Details:
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! Meets September 1, 8, 22, 29.  Adults. Registration is not required....
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

WebEx Live: LiveArt Grades 3-5

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Details:
Join us to explore different types of sculpture. Learn to make salt dough and create your own masterpiece! Scissors are required for this activity. Grades 3-5. Registration is required. After completing registration, to-go...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Fat Bear Week

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
Fat Bear Week returns this year on September 29! Stop by the library to make "political" posters and buttons for your favorite furry friend. Enjoy lively discussions before you vote for the fattest bear. Which bear will rise to the top and win fat...
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.

StoryWalk®: The Undefeated

9:30am - 6:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Outside
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Culture
Details:
Join us for a StoryWalk® featuring Kwame Alenxader's and Kadir Nelson's The Undefeated.  We hope that you will enjoy this StoryWalk®, presented by the Virginia Beach Public Library and funded by the Virginia Beach Library Foundation. &...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Family Storytime and Craft on the Lawn

10:00am - 10:45am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 38
Details:
Join us for an all ages storytime including books, songs, rhymes, literacy activities and a craft to help children develop a lifelong love of reading! Ages 2-5 with caregiver. Registration is required.  This program is outdoors...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Music and Movement Storytime on the Lawn

10:00am - 10:45am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Join us for an outdoor musical experience including stories, songs, and simple instruments  to get us moving. Be prepared to make some joyful noise! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required.  This progra...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Preschool Science

11:15am - 11:45am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 25
Details:
Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math in this interactive series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration for this 5 week-long series is required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Fall STEAM Compasses!

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Details:
It can seem like magic the way invisible forces move the needle on a compass. Come explore how magnetic forces control the movement of the needle by learning how to make a compass out of household items. Grades 3-5.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Pretend Play Museum - Show and Tell

4:30pm - 5:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Details:
Bring in a special toy or collection for show and tell. Practice budgeting by "purchasing" art supplies to advertise or honor your special something. Register for next month's pretend play to learn about museum exhibitions and displaying yo...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Art Extravaganza

4:30pm - 5:45pm
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: 2
Details:
Cut loose, be silly, and let your imagination run wild! Be spontaneous and create art of all kinds. All supplies provided.  Drop in anytime between 4:30 and 5:45!  Grades 6-12.  Registration is required.   ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Tabletop Gaming

10:00am - 8:00pm
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
Details:
Enjoy 10 hours of tabletop board games to play! Lots of games to choose from, or bring a game to share. Drop in and out throughout the day. Adults. Registration is not required. Offered in partnership with Tidewater Area Gaming Society (TAGS) ...
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.

Outdoor Program: Create a Scarecrow

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Lawn
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Details:
Join us for a family storytime filled with crows and what scared them!  Create a scarecrow to display at the library for one week, then you can take them home for Halloween. One Scarecrow per family. All supplies are provided, but brin...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Thank You Notes for Your Community

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Come join the fun!  We will be creating thank you notes to give out to those in the service industry!  This is a simple, economical and creative way to show your appreciation for people you encounter every day - cashiers, waitstaf...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Let’s Build and Decorate a Pneumatic Magic Box!

3:00pm - 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: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Let’s have fun and build a pneumatic magic box! We’ll use the directions from one of Lance Akiyama’s books. After we build the magic box, we’ll decorate it! Masks are required at TCC/City of Virginia Beach Joint-Use Library. Adults. Registration requ...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Family Storytime on the Lawn

10:00am - 10:45am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Join us for an all ages storytime including books, songs, rhymes and literacy activities to help children develop a lifelong love of reading! Ages 2-5 with caregiver. Registration is required. This program is outdoors on the lawn. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Preschool Art: Eric Carle

10:00am - 10:45am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 46
Details:
Join us to make collages in the style of Eric Carle! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn. If registered, please meet in the grassy area adjacent to the parking lot next to th...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Just 2s Storytime

10:15am - 10:45am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Outside
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Registering for today’s program does no...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

WebEx Live: Fall Storytime & To Go Kit

10:30am - 11:00am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Details:
Listen to autumn stories, sing songs, and make a fun fall craft. Ages 3-5.  Craft materials to be supplied by library. Registered participants should pick up their art materials between September 25-October 2 at the Meyera E. Oberndorf C...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Read & Share Book Club

10:30am - 12:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Details:
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.  No registration required. The virtual room opens 5 minutes bef...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Preschool Art: Pixel Art

11:30am - 12:15pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 45
Details:
Join us to make pixel art inspired boxes! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn. If registered, please meet in the grassy area adjacent to the parking lot next to the library.&...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Computers for Beginners

2:00pm - 4:00pm
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: 4
Details:
Learn the basics of using a computer through hands-on activities. Adults. Registration required. ...

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For more information please visit www.vbgov.com/tech-ed.

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

Navigating Online Job Applications

2:00pm - 4:00pm
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: 4
Details:
Join us to learn tips and gain experience by using a practice online job application tool. Adults. Registration required. ...

Disclaimer(s)

For more information please visit www.vbgov.com/tech-ed.