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

Forensic Detectives

December 16, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Join us to explore the basics behind forensic science. Become a detective and learn problem solving, fingerprinting and more to help solve the mystery. Grades K-5. Online registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Play Ukulele!

December 16, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Have you ever wanted to play the ukulele? Join in a five week beginner class learning chords and songs using our library ukuleles! You'll check out an instrument for the class, and share what you've learned for family and friends in your last class. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

LIVEArt

December 16, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
Perform, create, and have fun!  Join us at the library to explore various art forms. Each class features a new skill, artist, artistic movement or technique. Grades 3-5.  Online registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Make It: 2019 Time Capsule

December 17, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
As the year comes to a close, take some time out of your busy winter schedule for a fun activity!  We'll use writing prompts and a camera to take a snapshot of you and your memories from the past year and dream about what is in store for the yea...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Drop-in Bricks at the Beach

December 17, 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. ...
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

December 18, 2019
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Children's 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 "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

December 19, 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 "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

December 19, 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 K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Bricks at the Beach

December 19, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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: Snow Ball Frenzy

December 19, 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:
Let's have a Snowball fight in the library! Work in teams to gather material and take down the enemy in this icy cold challenge! Join us in exploring the world of technology and coding. Grades 3-5. Registration required. ...
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.
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.
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.

Winter Paws Storytime

December 19, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
Enjoy a special evening storytime, presented by our Teen Advisory Group volunteers. Take part in festive songs, stories, and crafts. Bring your favorite animal and don't forget to wear your pajamas! All ages. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
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.

Family Storytime-Pajamas, Stuffies, and Stories, Oh My!

December 19, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Program Description:
Wear your comfiest PJs, bring your favoritest Stuffie, and come hear our best bedtime stories, songs, and rhymes. Ages 12 months-11 years with caregiver. Registration 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.

Sensory Storytime

December 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
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...
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.

Sensory Storytime and Open Play

December 21, 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: 8
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...
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

December 26, 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 "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Homeschool Discovery Days: KINDNESS Maker Space

December 30, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors, Hobbies
Program Description:
What is true KINDNESS? Learn about people who have left a true KINDNESS footprint to help guide others down that path.  Then, enter the Maker Space, rich with resources for you to create your own KINDNESS-based work of art to keep or pass o...
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 à la Cart: New Year's Eve

December 31, 2019
10:00am - 5:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside 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 to the Bayside Library to make some festive New Year's Eve attire. Family. No registration 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 Fridays

January 3, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Pokémon Club

January 4, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Program Description:
Join fellow Pokémon players and fans to enjoy all things Pokémon. Enjoy a Pokémon themed craft and activities, talk with fellow players, and just hang out. Bring your cards to play (or learn to play) together. Catch them all at the library this month...
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

January 6, 2020
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 Monday mornings for a different creative and fun crafting experience each week. Ages 3+. Registration not required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Hands-on Science

January 6, 2020
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 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Program Description:
Explore Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this interactive series. Grades 3-5. Online registration for this 5 week-long series is required.    *There will not be class on 1/20 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Drop-in Bricks at the Beach

January 7, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Family Math Night

January 7, 2020
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Join Mathnasium for a free family Math Night to engage children and parents together in math activities, using hands-on learning experiences and fun games. These experiences inspire students in math, help them understand and master math concepts...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Live Art - Studio

January 8, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Creeds Elementary
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
This 5-week series seeks to help young artists find the style of artwork that they thrive in and provide materials, space, introductory techniques, and most of all – individualized encouragement - so that they may embark on a journey of artistic disc...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Builder's Lab

January 8, 2020
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, and K'nex. Grades K-5. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

STEAM: Sensing the Sun's UV Rays

January 8, 2020
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, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Let’s study the sun! Learn about the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) light with experiments using UV beads that change in the sunlight.    Grades 3-5. Online registration is required on begins December 23. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

LIVEArt

January 9, 2020
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: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Perform, create, and have fun!  Join us at the library to explore various art forms. Each class features a new skill, artist, artistic movement or technique. Grades 3-5. Registration is required. ...