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Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Combined Preschool Storytime

December 13, 2018
9:30am - 10:15am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
Program Description:
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...

Baby Rhyme Time Storytime

December 13, 2018
9:30am - 10:00am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Program Description:
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...

Internet for Beginners

December 13, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
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: 3
Program Description:
Learn how to use a web browser to access the web and practice useful strategies for finding and evaluating information on the internet. Prerequisites: Ability to use a computer mouse/keyboard or have taken Computers for Beginners. Adults. Registratio...

Crafty Thursday

December 13, 2018
10:15am - 11:15am
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Biblio Studio
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Come into the Library each Thursday to make a new hands-on craft and explore! All ages. Registration not required. ...

3s Please Storytime

December 13, 2018
10:30am - 11:15am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Program Description:
With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Registration for this 6 week-long series is required. ...

Just 2s Storytime

December 13, 2018
10:30am - 11:00am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 45
Program Description:
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. Registration for this 6 week-long serie...

Just 2s Storytime

December 13, 2018
10:30am - 11:00am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
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. Registration for this 6 week-long serie...

Combined Preschool Storytime

December 13, 2018
10:45am - 11:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
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...

Preschool Science

December 13, 2018
11:15am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math in this interactive series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration for this 6 week-long series is required. ...

Theater Thursdays

December 13, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Program Description:
Drop-in for a new release as we watch Uncle Drew.  Adults 18+.  Registration is not required. ...

Preschool Science

December 13, 2018
1:15pm - 2:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math in this interactive series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration for this 6 week-long series is required. ...

Curious Puppet Show with the Virginia Aquarium

December 13, 2018
1:30pm - 2:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
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
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Program Description:
Join us for a puppet show about a curious otter and her animal friends.  Learn about friction, while otter tries to retrieve a lost kite with the help of snail and squirrel. Family. Registration is required. ...

On My Own Preschool Storytime

December 13, 2018
1:30pm - 2:15pm
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: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Registration for this 6 week-lon...

Microsoft Publisher: Let's Create a Newsletter!

December 13, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
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: 13
Program Description:
Learn how to create a newsletter in Microsoft Office Publisher, a desktop publishing software. You’ll learn how to edit an existing newsletter template by adding text, images, colors, and more. Then you will learn how to do e-mail merge to send your ...

Bricks at the Beach

December 13, 2018
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Marketplace
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Join the LEGO Club! Use your imagination to build LEGO creations with friends, or meet some new building buddies. All Ages (3 +) Drop-in to build, registration is not required. ...

Yoga Storytime

December 13, 2018
3:00pm - 3:45pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Feel free to bring your own yoga mat to class! Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required. ...

Crazy 8's Math Club

December 13, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 44
Program Description:
Come dressed in your pajamas (optional) for an evening of mathematical fun! Play fun math games and more. Grades K-2. Registration is required. ...

Hands On STEAM: Ancient Greece

December 13, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 47
Program Description:
Hands On STEAM is a six week series that explores Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math surrounding a historical time, place or theme. Grades 3-5. Registration for this 6 week-long series is required. ...

VB Chess Club

December 13, 2018
4:30pm - 7:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace North
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Limited instruction provided for beginners. Chess equipment has been generously donated by the Virginia Chess Federation and the TCC Chess Club. Grades K - Adult. No registration required. ...

Teen Advisory Group

December 13, 2018
5:00pm - 7:00pm
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
Program Description:
The Teen Advisory Group encourages teen involvement in the library through volunteering. In TAG, you can... Earn community service hours, Gain valuable work experience, Make new friends, And improve your library. Interested?  Go...

Microsoft Excel Intermediate

December 13, 2018
5:30pm - 7:15pm
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: 9
Program Description:
Learn more about working with data using formatting, graphics and charts, and sorting/filtering. Prerequisites: Ability to create simple spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel or have taken Microsoft Excel for Beginners. We encourage you to bring a USB d...

Baby Paint and Play

December 14, 2018
10:00am - 10:45am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 46
Program Description:
It’s never too soon to introduce your baby to art! Join us at the library for a sensory art experience that improve your baby’s fine motor skills and stimulates their curiosity. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy. All materials provi...

Toddler Open Play

December 14, 2018
10:15am - 11:45am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
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 is a social event for both caregiver and child, as opposed to a traditionally structured program. Ages 12-36 months with c...

Coloring for Adults

December 14, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central West Programming Area
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  ...

Sensory Storytime and Open Play

December 15, 2018
9:30am - 10:30am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Program Description:
Enjoy a small-group storytime designed to allow children to explore a variety of sensory experiences. While fun for all children, this program is appropriate for children with specialized sensory processing needs to explore sensory stimulation throug...

Tabletop Gaming

December 15, 2018
10:00am - 10:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Folio & Libris Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Tidewater Area Gaming Society presents 12 hours of tabletop board games to play! Lots of games to choose from, or bring a game to share, instruction available. Drop in and out throughout the day.  Adults. Registration is not required. ...

Ask a Master Gardener

December 15, 2018
10:00am - 4:45pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Community Area
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions about your home garden and how to get the best results with the seeds you receive from our seed library. Visit with the master gardener anytime during their drop-in hours.  ...