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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 "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Outdoor Program: Ceramic Tile Art with Sharpies

3:00pm - 4:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Decorate a ceramic tile with sharpies and rubbing alcohol to make a unique coaster to use or gift away.  Grades 6-12. Registration is required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn. If registered, please meet in the gr...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Chicken Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Outside
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Come and shake a tail feather to celebrate chickens through stories, songs and movement. Ages 1-4 yrs with caregiver. Registration is required.  Please dress comfortably for the weather and plan to bring water for your family. Th...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Outdoor Program: Combined Rhyme Time on the Lawn

9:30am - 10:00am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Registration is required.        ...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Outdoor Program: Combined Rhyme Time on the Lawn

10:15am - 10:45am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Registration is required.        ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Preschool Art- Shadow Drawing

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)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Come draw with us! Listen to a story and explore different ways to draw picture with shadows using crayons and chalk. Ages 3-5. Registration is required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn. If registered, please meet in the ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: English Conversation Club

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Details:
This online group is an informal space to build confidence and practice speaking skills for anyone who is learning English. Join us to connect with other community members and with the Virginia Beach Public Library. After you register, you may ...
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

9:30am - 10:15am
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
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 "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Family Storytime on the Lawn

10:30am - 11:15am
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
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 "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

String Art

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Folio Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Learn to use a hammer to make your own unique string art!  All materials provided. Teens, grades 6-12.  Registration is required.   ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

YouTube Video: Finger Gym To-Go: Dog Days

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Details:
Register to pick up a kit of activities designed to build eye/hand coordination and muscles in your child’s hand. A brief video will explain the activities included in the kit. Designed for PreK - Grade 2 with a caregiver. Once re...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

WebEx Live: Virtual Paint Night And To-Go Kit

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Paint nights have gone virtual! Follow Mrs. Veronica for a step-by-step tutorial. Join us on August 12, as we honor one of Earth’s most magnificent creatures with World Elephant Day! See what we are going to create in the attached imag...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Doll Head Succulent Planters

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: 8
Details:
Make a succulent arrangement in a creepy cool cement planter cast from a repurposed baby doll head. All supplies will be provided, including plants! Grades 6-12. Registration is required.     ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Book Club @ The Pink Dinghy

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Join Virginia Beach Public Library’s newest community book club at The Pink Dinghy restaurant located in the VIBE District. Adults. Registration is required.  August's book is The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin. Copies of the boo...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Escape the Room

10:00am - 10:45am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Do you think you can escape the room?  Gather clues, solve puzzles, and race against the clock. Grades 6-12. Registration is required, and you can register up to 5 people in your group per session. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

Outdoor Program: DIY Pokémon Planters

10:00am - 11:00am
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Lawn
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Create a Grass-type Pokémon planter for your very own succulent! Learn how to care for a succulent plant while caring for the Earth by upcycling baby food jars. Which Pokémon will you choose? All supplies provided. Grades 3-5 and 6-8. Registration re...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Escape the Room

11:30am - 12:15pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Do you think you can escape the room?  Gather clues, solve puzzles, and race against the clock. Grades 6-12. Registration is required, and you can register up to 5 people in your group per session. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Escape the Room

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Outside
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Do you think you can escape the room?  Gather clues, solve puzzles, and race against the clock. Grades 6-12. Registration is required, and you can register up to 5 people in your group per session. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Escape the Room

3:30pm - 4:15pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Do you think you can escape the room?  Gather clues, solve puzzles, and race against the clock. Grades 6-12. Registration is required, and you can register up to 5 people in your group per session. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Combined Preschool Storytime on the Lawn

9:30am - 10:15am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Marketplace
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Outdoor Program: Elementary Science- Elephant Toothpaste

10:00am - 10:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Join us to learn about chemistry as we conduct a fun science experiment. Grades K-2. Registration is required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn. If registered, please meet in the grassy area adjacent to the ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Microsoft Excel for Beginners

10:00am - 11:00am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Learn to enter data and use basic formulas to create simple spreadsheets. Adults. Registration required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with login details. The virtual room opens 5 minutes before the event. If you ...

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

Outdoor Program: Combined Preschool Storytime on the Lawn

10:30am - 11:15am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Marketplace
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver...
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...