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This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Pokemon Club

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bayside & Special Services Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Hobbies, Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
For ages 8-11: Bring your Switch and copy of the new game (Pokemon Scarlet/Violet) to trade, battle, and more with other local players. Hang out, chat with other fans, and more. This session will also feature a scavenger hunt activity. "Catch them al...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Felted Fox Cozies

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Keep the winter weather at bay with a warm drink and a cozy to hold it. We’ll show you how to make an adorable fox themed drink cozy. All materials will be provided. Adults 18+. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Tabletop Roleplaying Adventures

3:30pm - 5:45pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Teen & Technology Space
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Adventure awaits! Join an in-person Dungeons & Dragons campaign with other interested teens under the direction an experienced Library Game Master. No prior experience required. On-going campaign, new players welcome! Grades 9-12.  R...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Gaming!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Teen Area
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Details:
Come in for an hour of board games and video games. Grades 9-12. Registration is not required; just drop in! ...
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 "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.

Make & Take Year End Craftapalooza

10:00am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Did you miss one of our Make & Take Crafts this year?  Join us for a morning of crafting, as we use up our 2022 leftovers. All ages. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Art

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 explore different artistic styles. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required.  ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Let's Play: Chess!

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Folio Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Come join us as we learn and play some games with us! Whether you're a Grandmaster or a beginner, this chess meetup is for all skill levels!  Learning and playing chess can help promote fun and learning, deductive reasoning, pattern recognition,...
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
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting 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 "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 "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 "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 "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Noon Years Eve!

11:15am - 12:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Culture, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Celebrate the oncoming new years at noon with your little ones!  Let’s read a book, dance to some music, and countdown to Noon – with a balloon drop! Ages 2 – 5 with Caregiver.  Registration is required. ...

NEW YEAR'S

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

Teen Time (Anime Club)

5:15pm - 6:45pm
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.

Teen Time: Gaming!

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Teen Area
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Details:
Hang out at the library and play games! Grades 6-12. Registration is not required. Drop in’s welcome! Teen Times: Week 1: Gaming! Week 2: Explore STEAM! Week 3: Anime! Week 4: Arts & Crafts! Week 5: Surprise! ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Home School Hang Out

1:30pm - 2:30pm
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: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors, Discussion Groups, Hobbies, Movies & Entertainment, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
Homeschoolers! Join us Wednesday for teen only activities. Drop in and create some art, while we discuss what you would like to see more of at the library! Grades 6-12. Registration required ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Art!

5:30pm - 6:45pm
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: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, Movies & Entertainment, STEAM
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 week's theme: Art! ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Pop Up Volunteering!

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Teen Area
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Discussion Groups, Hobbies, Jobs & Careers, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Want to be involved in the library through volunteering? Or maybe you just need hours for school, but can't commit to a year long program. Either way, Pop Up volunteering is for you! Come just one month or every month; it's up to you! Through Pop Up ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Anime Club

5:30pm - 6:45pm
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, Movies & Entertainment
Details:
Hang out at the library, try something new, and have fun! Watch anime with fellow fans on the first Thursday of the month. Showings change monthly and may be rated up to TV-14/PG-13. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required, drop in anytime! Week...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Read and Share

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: Books & Authors
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.  ...
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 "Grades 9-12" group.

Tabletop Roleplaying One-Shot Adventure

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Library Board Room
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Adventure awaits!  Join fellow teens in person for a Dungeons & Dragons one-shot using 5th edition, led by a teen game master.  This adventure will focus on storytelling and character interaction.  Feel free to bring your own level...