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

Outdoor: Combined Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Outside
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.

Microsoft Excel for Beginners

3:00pm - 5:00pm
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: 6
Details:
Learn to enter data and use basic formulas to create simple spreadsheets. Prerequisites: Ability to use Microsoft Word or have taken Microsoft Word for Beginners. We encourage you to bring a USB drive to save your work. Adults. Registration required....

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

Outdoor Program: Hands-on Science

4:00pm - 4:45pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Explore Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this interactive series. Grades 3-5.  Registration for this 5 week-long series is required. Class will not be held on 11/11/2021 in observance of Veteran's Day. This program wi...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Live Art: Yayoi Kusama Pumpkins

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Lawn
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Paint a picture of a pumpkin in the style of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, the “Princess of Polka Dots”.  Grades K-5. Registration is required.  This event is weather permitting.  ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Culture, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
Where do animal myths come from? Explore a different animal each week. This week, discover how the wolf's behavior inspired and contrasted from legends and symbolism.  Grades 3-5. Registration required.  To-go kits will be avai...
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.

WebEx Live Goodnight, Children of the World

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Books & Authors, Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Families around the world sing lullabies to their babies and little ones. Join us online for good night songs in many languages, stories and rhymes, as you and your children get ready for dreamland. For families with babies, toddl...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

October 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: 9
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.  September's book is Tangerine by Christine Mangan. This title is available for...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Ghost Painting

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Paint along with us as we create a ghost house painting. All materials for this project will be provided and available for registered participants to pick up before the class. Registrants will receive an email when materials are ready for pickup at C...
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: Monster Mash

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. Designed for PreK - Grade 2 with a caregiver. Once registered, a kit will be available for pick-up at the MEO Central Library, 4100 V...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Fairy Houses

10:30am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Outside
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Build a special home for the fairies to visit.  It may have many visitors-grasshoppers, squirrels, toads, crickets and more. For children in K-5th grade.  Register online to reserve your spot, then watch the Library's Fairy...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Living Room Conversations: Race and Identity

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Library Large Conference Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
This program offers a simple, structured way to practice sharing differences while building understanding and relationships. Meet up with other teens to listen and be heard by others. Instead of debating or arguing, we t...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Details:
Come join us for coffee, cookies and conversation as we share how the pandemic affected our lives and listen to how it affected others.   Adults 18+  Registration is required beginning August 2nd.  www.VBgov.com/library-even...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Outdoor Program: Fall Family Storytime & To Go Craft

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Outside
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Falling leaves, pumpkins, and scarecrows, oh, my!  Join us outside for stories and songs about Autumn.  Registered attendees will receive a craft kit to work on at home.   Please dress comfortably for the weather and plan to br...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Team Trivia Night

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Details:
Test your knowledge and compete to become the virtual trivia master! Working alone or in teams, answer a variety of trivia questions to earn points and get your mind fired up! Adults. Registration is required. You will receive an ...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.

Outdoor Program: Baby Rhyme Time Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 3-12 months with caregiver. Registrat...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Preschool Science

9:30am - 10:15am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Outside
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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 event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Outdoor Program: Onesies Rhyme Time

9:45am - 10:15am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online regi...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Combined Preschool 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
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 "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: 10
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.

Outdoor Combined Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Outside
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 "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Preschool Art

10:30am - 11:15am
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:
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 program will be presented outside on the lawn. If registered, please meet ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Preschool Science

10:30am - 11:15am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Outside
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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 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: Combined Preschool Storytime on the Lawn

11:00am - 11:45am
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
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...