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

Preschool Science

9:30am - 10:15am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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 "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Science

10:00am - 10:45am
Bayside & Special Services Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Bring your preschooler to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math in this interactive series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration for this 5-week series is required. ...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

LENA Start Orientation

10:00am - 11:30am
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Storytime Room
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Details:
LENA Start helps parents promote and participate in their child's learning. Feedback-based educational content helps parents advance their own learning interests, and the peer model builds social well-being and community. Built-in effectiveness measu...
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.

Baby Open Play

10:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), 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 "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Just 2s Storytime

10:15am - 10:45am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as they develop independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration for this 5 week-long seri...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Onesies Rhyme Time

10:15am - 10:45am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
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. Registratio...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Just 2s Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Boost independence and develop social skills using writing activities, basic concepts (i.e., colors, shapes, letters, etc.), large muscle movement, and social-emotional learning opportunities focusing on the whole child. Age 2 with a caregiver. Regis...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Combined Preschool Storytime

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

Combined Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Storytime 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 a caregi...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Science

10:30am - 11:15am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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.

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:  Anxious People by Fredrik Backman Looking at real estate isn’t usually a life-or-death situation, but an apartment open house becomes just that when a failed bank robber bursts in and takes a group of strangers hostage. Adul...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Science

11:15am - 12:00pm
Bayside & Special Services Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Bring your preschooler to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math in this interactive series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration for this 5-week series is required. ...
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.

Thank You for Your Service Booth

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Atten-Hut! At ease soldiers. Stop by our Thank You for Service booth in our children's area and make a card, write a letter, or draw/color a picture for a veteran. All cards will be give to local veterans from the Virginia Beach Vet's Center. Registr...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

DIY CD Suncatchers

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Upcycle old CDs into stunning suncatchers. All materials will be provided. Adults 18+. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

On My Own Preschool Science Storytime

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own Preschool Science invites 5 year-olds to engage in hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activities. Registration for this 5 week series is required. Please not...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Science

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Storytime Room
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.

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 "Adults 18+" group.

From Banned Books to Film

2:30pm - 5:00pm
Bayside & Special Services Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Details:
Join us in watching To Kill a Mockingbird in honor of Banned Books Week. This is one of the most challenged books of all time, and it happens to have a wonderful film adaptation. Adults. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Elementary Science

4:00pm - 4:45pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Explore Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this interactive series. Grades K-2.  Registration for this 5 week-long series is required.    ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Jewelry Making

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 3-5" group.

Juice Box and Paint

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Follow along as you learn the steps make a beautiful painting while sipping on a juice box. Blend colors of acrylic paint using various brushes to create new colors for your painting. All supplies are provided. Grades 3-5. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Combined Rhyme Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, book sharing, and hands-on activities with your child. Ages 3-24 months with caregiver. Registration for this 5 week-long series is required. Because this class starts before regu...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Just 2s Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Just 2s storytime incorporates writing activities, basic concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, letters, etc.), large muscle movement, and social emotional learning opportunities focus on the whole child to aid in development of independence a...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Just 2s Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Bayside & Special Services Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Boost independence and develop social skills using writing activities, basic concepts (i.e., colors, shapes, letters, etc.), large muscle movement, and social-emotional learning opportunities focusing on the whole child. Age 2 with a caregiver. Regis...