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This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Painted Pine Cone Flowers

April 5, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Come join the fun as we make some beautiful painted pine cone "zinnias"!  They make a lovely display when gathered in a bowl.  All supplies provided! Adults 18+  Registration is required beginning March 22nd.  www.VBgov.co...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Open Play

April 6, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
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. It is not a structured program. Age...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Art

April 6, 2020
10:30am - 11:15am
Bayside & Special Services Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler to explore different artistic styles. In April, we will learn about colors and color mixing, and will create a painting. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required.&...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

April 6, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
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 "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 Monday

April 6, 2020
11:15am - 12:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Biblio Studio
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
You can be a maker!  Join us on Monday mornings for a different creative and fun crafting experience each week. Ages 3+. Registration not required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Hatha Yoga

April 6, 2020
11:15am - 12:30pm
Great Neck Area Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Hobbies
Program Description:
Find your personal Zen as a certified Yoga instructor guides you through a series of seated and standing asanas (poses). This class is designed for multiple levels of experience and beginners are welcome!...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Monday Crafternoons

April 6, 2020
1:00pm - 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
Program Description:
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 "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Coding Adventures with Dash

April 6, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Simply put, learn basic coding concepts without using a computer in this two part series featuring Dash! Each week we'll program one of these cute robots to do fun things! Ages 4-5 with caregiver. Registration required.  ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

History Comes Alive! Book Club

April 6, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Off Site
Cancelled
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups, History & Genealogy
Program Description:
The April title is: Freedom Lessons : a novel by Eileen Harrison Sanchez. We will discuss African American education in Virginia and the legacy of Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School. Free refreshments and tour! Th...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

April 6, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Cancelled
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
Program Description:
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 "Adults 18+" group.

Resume Workshop

April 6, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Jobs & Careers
Program Description:
Join us for a workshop on how to create the resume that every employer is looking for! This program is presented by a representative from Virginia Career Works. Adults. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time

April 6, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Teen Area
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Join us Mondays for special teen-only activities. Enjoy movies, games, crafts, and more, with different selections each week. Have an idea for Teen Time? Let us know; we love trying new things! Grades 6-12.  No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Blue Star Family Book Club

April 6, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Folio & Libris Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Program Description:
This event has been postponed for a later date. Join for six weekly storytelling, reading, and discussion sessions featuring award-winning children’s books led by professional storytellers and story lovers. START (Serving, Thriving, and Readi...
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 "Adults 18+" group.

Ready to Read Family Workshop

April 7, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Adults 18+
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning, Workshops & Lectures
Program Description:
You are your child’s teacher! In this 45 minute session, parents and caregivers will learn techniques to support early literacy at home through daily routines as they sing, talk, read, write, and play together. Attendees will receive a free stor...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Art

April 7, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
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 "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Backyard Birds Storytime & craft

April 7, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
Come join us for stories and crafts as we explore and learn about those wonderful birds you might find right in your own backyard.   Ages 4-8.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Art

April 7, 2020
1:15pm - 2:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Program Description:
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.

Homeschool Discovery Days: K-2

April 7, 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM). Grades K-2. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Coloring for Adults

April 7, 2020
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
Program Description:
Coloring Books are not just for kids. Join the craze - adult coloring. Relaxing and stress relieving. Drop in and color a page to keep. Adults. Registration is not required  ...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

April 7, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
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. It is not a structured program.  Ages 12-36 months with caregiver.&nbs...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Gaming (Mario Kart 8 Tournament)

April 7, 2020
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Hang out at the library and play games! Different types of games will be featured every first Tuesday of the month. Challenge your friends and show off your skills. Grades 6-12. No registration required. This month is Mario Kart 8 Tournament! ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

LENA START

April 8, 2020
8:45am - 10:00am
Oceanfront Area Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Workshops & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Program Description:
This 10-week series is a parent education program that focuses on the importance of talking with babies to build early vocabulary and support critical brain development. Participating families receive small “talk pedometers” that are worn by their ba...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

April 8, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
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 traditionall...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Sensory Play

April 8, 2020
10:30am - 11:15am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Program Description:
Help your baby improve their fine motor skills and stimulate their curiosity. This program is designed to allow babies to explore a variety of sensory play experiences, while socializing with others their age. Ages 6–24 Months with caregive...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Keyboarding from Beginner to Expert

April 8, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Program Description:
Would you like to learn to type or increase your speed and accuracy? Attend this 2-part class and watch your confidence grow as your fingers fly through the exercises! Classes are Wednesday, April 8th and Wednesday, April 15th at 11:00am. Adults...

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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.

Finger Gym Craft Time

April 8, 2020
11:00am - 1:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
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 a fun new craft each month. Ages 2+. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

April 8, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
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. ...