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Age
Program Type
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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.

Bricks at the Beach

October 16, 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. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Life Size Clue

October 16, 2019
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Who murdered Mr. Boddy? Was it Mr. Green in the conservatory with the wrench…or someone else? Test your crime-solving ability and deduction skills, and enjoy this classic whodunit board game in life-size. Grades 6-12. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Books on Tap at Tapped Crafthouse

October 16, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Program Description:
Meet us at Tapped Crafthouse in Red Mill Commons to discuss this month’s selected title: Where'd You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Princess Anne information desk. Adults. Registration req...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

October 17, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
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 traditionall...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Read and Share

October 17, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. Talk about titles you like and hear what others enjoy. Swap favorites old and new or spread the word about your favorite reads. Adults. Registration is not 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.

Crafty Thursday

October 17, 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. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Yoga Storytime

October 17, 2019
1:15pm - 2:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Yoga Storytime

October 17, 2019
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
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. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Coding Adventures with Root: Vampire Challenge

October 17, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Program Description:
Root the robot has been bitten! Use creative coding to help him keep out of the light! Program Root the robot to avoid flashlights and other threats! Grades 3-5. Registration required.   ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

VB Chess Club

October 17, 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. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Gaming

October 17, 2019
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:
Hang out at the library and play games! Different types of games will be featured every third Thursday of the month. Challenge your friends and show off your skills. Grades 6-12. Registration not required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Role Playing Adventures

October 17, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Program Description:
Traverse dungeons and fight dragons in a persistent fantasy world that evolves based on your actions, and lives on, even when you aren’t playing. Join us for four weeks of mini campaigns and earn rewards for developing your character inside...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Microsoft Word Intermediate

October 17, 2019
5:15pm - 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: 6
Program Description:
Learn more about inserting and formatting different elements into a basic document. Prerequisites: Ability to create simple documents using Microsoft Word or have taken Microsoft Word for Beginners. We encourage you to bring a USB drive to save your ...

Disclaimer(s)

For more information please visit www.vbgov.com/tech-ed.

This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Bricks at the Beach

October 17, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Program Description:
Come build and play with the Lego Club at the library! Use your imagination to build LEGO creations with friends, or meet some new building buddies. Grades K-5. Online registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Sphero Heroes: Villains

October 17, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Program Description:
Using Spheros, help take down the worst villains around town! Join us in exploring the world of technology and coding. Grades 3-5. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Books on Tap at Wasserhund Brewing

October 17, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Meet to discuss this month’s selected title: AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE by TAYARI JONES. Book club copies are available for check-out at the GREAT NECK information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: Newlyweds Celestial an...
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.

Kid's Coloring Corner

October 18, 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...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Paint and Play

October 18, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 27
Program Description:
It’s never too soon to introduce your baby to art! Join us at the library for a sensory art experience that improves your baby’s fine motor skills and stimulates their curiosity. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy. All materials provided....
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Seeing Beyond

October 18, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Program Description:
Connect and share with other blind and visually impaired persons. Open to all, this program is presented during our Seeing Beyond Low-Vision series. Segments of the program may describe t...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Coloring for Adults

October 18, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Studio
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
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 "Adults 18+" group.

Friday Crafternoons

October 18, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne 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. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Friday Crafternoons

October 18, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace South
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Bring your craft, your supplies and your passion! Meet other crafters and creators, share your ideas and get new ones! Adults. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Computers for Beginners

October 19, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
Learn the basics of using a computer through hands-on activities. Adults. Registration required.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

For more information please visit www.vbgov.com/tech-ed.

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

October 19, 2019
11:00am - 12:30pm
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
Program Description:
Drop in for a fun new craft in our Children’s Room!  Family.  No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crochet Crash Course

October 19, 2019
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
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 40
Program Description:
Do you struggle to come up with thoughtful birthday and holiday presents? Do you hate the cold and love a good blanket? Just need something new to do with your hands? This six class series will teach you the basics of crochet, kni...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Paper-crafting an Explosion Box

October 19, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Creeds Library
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
Learn how to make a cool explosion box!  An explosion box full of photos and notes is a fun DIY gift. Or take your invitations and greeting cards to the next level with an explosion box. This program is for adults only.  Registration i...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Living Room Conversations: Food

October 19, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Program Description:
Come join us for coffee, cookies and conversation as we discuss food!  How we use it to shame, to show love or as an indicator of status.  Adults 18+.  Registration is required beginning October 5th.  www.VBgov.com/library-ev...