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This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
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.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
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JUL/VB Chess Club

4:30pm - 6:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace North
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, 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 "Adults 18+" group.

Photopea Tutorials: Converting a Raster Image into an SVG

5:15pm - 6:45pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 202
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Learn how to convert a raster image into an SVG with Photopea, a free browser-based photo editing software. A raster image, or bitmap, includes file types like JPEG, PNG, and TIFF. They are made up of thousands of pixels in a grid. Each pixel ha...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Tiny Art Show - Opening Night Party

6:30pm - 7:30pm
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Details:
Teen artists and their guests are invited to join us to celebrate the artwork created during the month of May for the Tiny Art Show project.  Walk the gallery, talk to the artists, tour the teen space and learn about our summer programming. G...
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, and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Registration is required. Please dress comfortably for the weather. Event is weather permitting and may be mov...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Tinkercad Tutorials: Make a Cat Laptop Charm

10:00am - 12:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 202
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Learn how to make a cat charm in Tinkercad. The pictured cat is hanging off a laptop. Tinkercad is a free, browser-based 3-D modeling program. Once you know how to make your own, you can make an appointment on our 3-D printer to print your creation! ...
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, and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Registration is required. Please dress comfortably for the weather. Event is weather permitting. Event may be ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Color Blast Art!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors, Culture, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Express yourself in this engaging program designed to help identify emotions through art, music and words. Grades 3-5. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time (Anime Club)

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 K-2" group.

Coding with KIBO: Sailing the High Seas

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Meet KIBO, one of the library's robotic toys. Hoist your flag on the proud ship KIBO and code it to avoid the rocks and sea monsters on the high seas. Discover how fun coding can be!  Grades K-2. Registration required. Funding for these educatio...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Can you win it in a minute?

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, Culture, Hobbies, Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Do you remember the game show?  Here is your chance to try random and wacky games, and see if you can win it in 60 seconds or less! Grades 6-12.  Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Designing for 3D Printers: Cookie Cutters

6:00pm - 7:30pm
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: 8
Details:
Learn about 3-D printers and the basics of computer-aided design (CAD) as you create customer cookie cutters using Tinkercad.com. Adults. Registration required. ...
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.

Art a 'la Cart

10:00am - 11:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), 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. ...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.

Outdoor Program: Baby Rhyme Time Storytime

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)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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. Regist...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Combined Preschool Storytime- All about Birds

10:30am - 11:15am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Outside
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Let's learn about Birds at the Kempsville Library! 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 sch...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Just 2s Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as we develop independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration is required. Please dress f...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

English Conversation Club

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Folio Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, 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! Adults. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Adventures with Cubetto: Storytime!

3:30pm - 4:15pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Try out the library’s newest coding toy! Cubetto is a cube-shaped robot. Your child will learn to guide Cubetto over a fun map to help tell a story. Learn computer coding basics and STEAM skills. Grades K-2. Registration required. Funding for th...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Meet the Artist: Iva Nash

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Studio
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Iva Nash's photographs are not limited to one subject or one technique. The images are captured in her own neighborhood in Virginia Beach and during her travels in America as well as abroad. As a retired art teacher, her images reflect what she, as a...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Emancipation Oak Painting: WebEx Live

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Details:
Celebrate Juneteenth with us as we learn about and paint the Emancipation Oak at Hampton University.  A paint kit for this project will be provided, and registrants will receive an email once their kit is available for pickup. Adults 18+...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Combined Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
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 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Anime Club

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Teen Area
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Culture, Hobbies, Movies & Entertainment
Details:
Join us to watch anime and hang out with other fans! Showings change monthly and may be rated up to TV-14. Grades 6-12. This month’s showing:  Hunter x Hunter. No registration required.  Just drop in! ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Webex Live: Youth Trivia Night!

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Digital Live, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Details:
Test your knowledge and compete to become the virtual trivia master! Answer a variety of trivia questions to earn points and get your mind fired up! Grades 3 - 5. Registration is required. Trivia will utilize WebEx and Kahoot as presentatio...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Books on Tap at Tapped Crafthouse

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
Meet us at Tapped Crafthouse in Red Mill Commons to discuss this month’s selected title: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Princess Anne information desk. Adults ages 18 and up. Registr...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Summer Roleplaying Adventures (WebEx)

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Welcome adventurers! During this series we will be playing through a pre-made adventure using Roll20’s online virtual tabletop system and WebEx meetings.   Requires internet access and free Roll20 account.  Adults 18+. Registrati...