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This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

10:00am - 11:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Details:
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, and is not a structured program. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. Registration...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

10:00am - 11:30am
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
Details:
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 3-24 months with ca...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Sensory Open Play

10:00am - 11:30am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Details:
Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. This small-group open play is designed to allow children to explore a variety of sensory experiences. While fun for all children, this progr...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

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
Details:
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 to 24 months...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Bayside Seeing Beyond

10:30am - 12:00pm
Bayside & Special Services Library
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture
Details:
Connect and share with other blind and visually impaired persons. Open to all, this program is presented during our Seeing Beyond Low-Vision series. Segments of the program may describe the details of visual elements. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
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 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.

Friday Night Movies

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Outside
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Details:
Come out to the library and join us for an evening movie.  Movies will be held inside the library or outside on the lawn (weather/wind dependent).  Bring your blankets, snacks, family and friends!  Visit Arendale and meet Anna and E...
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.

Sensory Storytime

9:45am - 10:30am
Bayside & Special Services Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
Enjoy a small-group storytime designed to allow children to explore a variety of sensory experiences. While fun for all children, this program is appropriate for children with specialized sensory processing needs to explore sensory stimulation throug...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

10:00am - 11:30am
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
Details:
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.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Mindfulness Storytime

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), Grades K-2
Program Type: Culture, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Chill out and calm down as we learn and practice mindfulness activities. This program will be a mix of gentle movement and kid-friendly guided meditations. We will listen and talk about gratitude, loving kindness, & learn abou...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Crafting - Gift Giving

11:00am - 12:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Craft gifts to give or to keep. These are great for beginners and all supplies are provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Chesapeake Bay Watercolorists Live Painting Demonstration

11:00am - 1:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Studio
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Artists from the Chesapeake Bay Watercolorists will give a live watercolor art demonstration in the studio area, adjacent to the art gallery at Central Library on December 17 from 11 am -1 pm.  Paintings from the group are on display in the C...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Ask a Master Gardener

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Commons Area
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Details:
Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions about your home garden and how to get the best results with the seeds you receive from our seed library. Visit with the master gardener anytime during their drop-in hours.  ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Seed Library Q & A

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Community Area
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Details:
Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions about your home garden and how to get the best results with the seeds you receive from our seed library. Visit with the master gardeners anytime during their drop-in hours.  ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

DIY Resin Ornaments

2:00pm - 3:30pm
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: 1
Details:
Celebrate this festive time of year and learn a new skill by making your own personalized DIY resin ornaments! Participants will be notified after the program when their ornaments have set and are ready for pick-up. All supplies provided.  Gr...
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.

Teen and Parent DIY Resin Coaster

2:15pm - 3:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
Teen and parent work together to make a unique resin coaster and coaster holder, decorating with colors and add-ins. Limit of one coaster holder per group of teen and parent. Resin needs time to set, so project will be picked up at a later date....
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Pyrography: The Art of Wood Burning

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Learn how to create a unique craft using pyrography, or the art of wood burning. Grades 6-12. Registration is required.  ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Homemade gifts: Sock Snowman

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Teen Area
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Learn to make some homemade gifts and projects this season!  This time, you don't need snow to make this adorable snowman for a little seasonal decor or a cute gift.  Grades 6-12.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Bloxels 101

3:00pm - 4:00pm
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: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Details:
Interested in video game design? This program is for you! Come and learn the basics using iPads and Bloxels sets. Grades 6-12. Registration required. ...
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.

Teen and Parent DIY Resin Coaster

3:30pm - 4:15pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Teen and parent work together to make a unique resin coaster and coaster holder, decorating with colors and add-ins. Limit of one coaster holder per group of teen and parent. Resin needs time to set, so project will be picked up at a later date....
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, Digital Live, 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 "Adults 18+" group.

Living Room Conversations: Resilient Schools, Resilient Kids

10:30am - 12:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Join us for a morning of conversation as we get to know one another and discuss our perspectives on resilience in educational settings. Adults. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bayside & Special Services Library
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
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.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Art a la Cart

4:00pm - 5:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Drop in for a fun new craft in our Children’s Room!  Family.  No registration required. ...