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This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Finger Gym

4:30pm - 5:30pm
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
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
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 fun learning activities. Ages 3 - 8. Registration is required.  ...
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.

JUL/VB Chess Club

4:30pm - 6:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace South
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Details:
Rotating competition is organized by the club coordinator.  Knowledge of chess rules is required; limited instruction may be provided for beginners.  Chess equipment has been generously donated by Virginia Chess Federation, private donors, ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Details:
DECEMBER BOOK: Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston Available as a physical book (both regular and large print,) a physical audiobook, and e-book and e-audiobook through Hoopla and Overdrive/Libby. Join in a lively discussion of a b...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Science

10:30am - 11:15am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Bring your preschooler to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Now Read This Book Club

10:30am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Details:
Book Title:  The Personal Librarian  by Marie Benedict In her twenties, Belle da Costa Greene is hired by J. P. Morgan to curate a collection of rare manuscripts, books, and artwork for his newly built Pierpont Morgan Library. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

2:00pm - 4:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Living 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 "Adults 18+" group.

English Conversation Club

2:30pm - 3:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: 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 weekly. Adults. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Movies!

3:45pm - 6:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Movies & Entertainment
Details:
Hang out at the library and watch a movie! Snacks and movie-related activities will be provided. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required. Drop in’s welcome! ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Vision Boards

4:00pm - 5:45pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Teen & Technology Space
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Details:
Join us Tuesday nights for teen-only activities. Enjoy movies, games, crafts, and more, with different selections each week. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required, drop in any time! Weekly Themes: 1st Tuesday: Anime Club 2nd Tuesday...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Homemade gifts: Handmade Cards

4:30pm - 6:00pm
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: 11
Details:
Learn to make some homemade gifts and projects this season.  This time, make a simple, pop-up card or try some 3D ideas to make your own cards with a personal touch.  Grades 6-12.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Microsoft Word Intermediate

10:15am - 12:15pm
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: 6
Details:
Learn more about inserting and formatting different elements into a basic document. Prerequisites: Ability to create simple documents using Microsoft Word or have taken Microsoft Word for Beginners. We encourage you to bring a USB drive to save your ...

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

Preschool Science

10:30am - 11:15am
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, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Bring your preschooler to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Adults with Disabilities Social Group

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Bayside & Special Services Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Details:
Get together with other adults with disabilities for socializing and entertainment. Build friendships, offer support, and share accomplishments. Adults. Registration is required.  ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Teen Space
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Details:
Join us Wednesdays for teen-only activities. Enjoy movies, games, crafts, and more, with different selections each week. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required; drop in any time! ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Drone Obstacle Course

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bayside & Special Services Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Learn to fly our new indoor Tello drones and put your skills to the test in our drone obstacle course! Teens Grades 6-12. Registration required. Funding for this drone program is provided by The Friends of the Virginia Beach Public Library. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Tranquil Thursday

5:30pm - 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
Details:
Hang out at the library, try something new, and have fun! Join us Thursday nights for teen-only activities.  Take time to unwind on the fourth Thursday of the month with activities to calm your mind, relax your body, and de-stress. Grades 6-12. ...

Christmas

All Day 12/23 - 12/26
All Branches
Branches:
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, Bayside & Special Services Library, Great Neck Area Library, Kempsville Area Library, Oceanfront Area Library, Princess Anne Area Library, Pungo-Blackwater Library, TCC/City Joint-Use Library, Wahab Public Law Library, Windsor Woods Area Library, Digital Program, Off Site
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bayside & Special Services Library
Cancelled
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 "Grades 3-5" group.

To-Go Kit: Solar Bugs!

All Day 12/27 - 1/7
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Help Desk
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Details:
Register to pick up a Solar Bug kit to learn about solar energy while creating a solar-powered bug that moves in the sun! Each kit contains all materials needed to make your Solar Bug, as well as written instructions and a QR code that will take you ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Science

10:30am - 11:15am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Bring your preschooler to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Arts and Crafts!

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Hang out at the library and get creative! All supplies will be provided for a monthly artsy activity, but feel free to bring in works in progress! Grades 6-12. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Board Games

4:00pm - 5:45pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Teen & Technology Space
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Details:
Join us Tuesday nights for teen-only activities. Enjoy movies, games, crafts, and more, with different selections each week. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required, drop in any time! Weekly Themes: 1st Tuesday: Anime Club 2nd Tuesday...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Books On Tap - Commonwealth Brewery

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Off Site
Cancelled
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Details:
Meet at Commonwealth Brewery to discuss this month’s selected title: "Beasts of a Little Land" by Juhea Kim. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Bayside Special Services Library drive-up. Adults. Registration is not required. Find ...