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TAG-Sponsored Math Mates

August 26, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 202
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Program Description:
Elementary students will get tutoring from a teen volunteer on math concepts they are struggling with. The tutors will help students learn the math they need in fun, different ways. Add, subtract, multiply and divide to success! Students will need...

Pretend Play

August 27, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 38
Program Description:
Children will practice their creative problem solving, and language skills while engaging in imaginative play. Ages 3-5, and Grades K-2. All materials are provided.  Registration is required.   ...

Bubbles!

August 28, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Discover the joy of bubbles! Join us for this fun, hands-on program where you will learn about bubbles and make your own bubble wand. Grades K-2 with parent. Online registration required. NOTE: a portion of this program will be outside...

Bricks at the Beach

August 28, 2019
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
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. ...

Reading Buddies

August 29, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Program Description:
Reading Buddies is a 4 week reading program that combines reading encouragement and group activities to foster a love of reading and build confidence.  Children will partner with teen mentors to read, play games and have fun!  Grades K...

VB Chess Club

August 29, 2019
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. ...

Crafty Fridays

August 30, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
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: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Program Description:
You can be a maker!  Join us on Friday mornings for a different creative and fun crafting experience each week.  No registration required. ...

Kid's Coloring Corner

August 30, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Unplug and get back to the basics with crayons, markers, and paper! Coloring and drawing improves fine motor skills, encourages focus, and nurtures creativity. Drop in and create your next masterpiece today!  All materials will be provided....

Bricks at the Beach

September 4, 2019
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
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. ...

Scholastic Chess Club

September 4, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Looking for people to play with and ways to advance your skills? Drop-in! Basic knowledge of chess pieces and rules required. Grades K-8. Registration is not required. ...

Crafty Thursday

September 5, 2019
11:15am - 12:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
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 Thursday mornings for a different creative and fun crafting experience each week. Ages 3+. Registration not required. ...

VB Chess Club

September 5, 2019
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. ...

Kid's Coloring Corner

September 6, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Unplug and get back to the basics with crayons, markers, and paper. Coloring and drawing improves fine motor skills, encourages focus, and nurtures creativity. Drop in and create your next masterpiece today!  All materials will be prov...

Art à la Cart

September 9, 2019
11:15am - 12:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
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:
Come and enjoy fun art in our Biblio Studio!  Ages 3+.  No registration required. ...

Big Kid Clickers

September 9, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 202
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Expand clicking and desktop applications skills, as you and your 5-7 year old click and type your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 60-minute class will continue to build skills and confidence with computers.&n...

Elementary Science

September 10, 2019
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
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this interactive series. Grades K-2. Online registration for this 5 week-long series is required. ...

Drop-in Bricks at the Beach

September 10, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM
Program Description:
Get your build on with the Lego Club at the library! Use your imagination to build Lego creations and play with fellow Lego fans. Grades K-5. Registration is required. ...

Finger Gym

September 11, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Get those fingers working! Build eye/hand coordination and practice skills like cutting with scissors, writing, and drawing with these fun learning activities. Grades PK - 2, Online registration is required. ...

Bricks at the Beach

September 11, 2019
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
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. ...

Pretend Play with Loose Parts

September 11, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Let your child's imagination loose with Loose Parts. Creative play with open ended materials such as silk scarves, wooden blocks, recyclables, and items from nature will not only set your child’s imagination free, but will also enhance problem solvin...

Builder's Lab

September 11, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM
Program Description:
Come use your imagination to design and build structures using Legos, Zoob, or K'nex. Grades K-5. Registration is not required. ...

Crafty Thursday

September 12, 2019
11:15am - 12:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
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 Thursday mornings for a different creative and fun crafting experience each week. Ages 3+. Registration not required. ...

Meet Me at the Magic Tree House: Midnight on the Moon

September 12, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Explore the world of the wildly popular Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osbourne!  Join Annie and Jack to learn about the moon and play some games, try some tech, make some art, and hang out with other Magic Tree House fans!  Whether y...

VB Chess Club

September 12, 2019
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. ...

Coding with KIBO: Get Your Motor Running

September 12, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
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: 10
Program Description:
Meet KIBO, one of the library's new robotic toys. Craft a paper race car and then have your creation solve problems with KIBO. Grades K-2. Registration required. Funding for these educational coding toys provided by a grant from the Vi...

Kid's Coloring Corner

September 13, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Unplug and get back to the basics with crayons, markers, and paper. Coloring and drawing improves fine motor skills, encourages focus, and nurtures creativity. Drop in and create your next masterpiece today!  All materials will be prov...

Sensory Storytime and Open Play

September 14, 2019
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: 10
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...