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

Grab and Go: Tiny Art Show

All Day 5/2 - 5/28
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Details:
Display your artistic talents in the Library's Tiny Art Show!  Pick up a mini canvas and then create your masterpiece.  When completed, return it to the library so it can be part of the show at the Central Library! There will be a limite...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

VBSTRONG: Unwind Wednesday

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Teen Area
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Details:
May is ME time.  Unwind, read a little, and enjoy some relaxing activities. Take some time to yourself for fun and relaxation this week.  Different themed activities each day. Teens, grades 6-12.  No registration required. Just drop...
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.

Movies on the Lawn

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Outside
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Details:
Bring your blankets, chairs, snacks, and join us outside to watch a movie!  In case of inclement weather, movies will be moved inside the library.  Join us on the lawn as we show 1987's "The Princess Bride"!  Based on the William Go...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Outside
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Details:
Come unwind, meet some cool reptiles, and relax with other animal loving teens. Grades 6-12.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

VBSTRONG: Teens Only Teeny Tiny Farm

11:00am - 12:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Details:
Meet up with other animal loving teens and unwind with a teen-only petting zoo by Teeny Tiny Farm. Grades 6-12.  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.
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.

Afromania

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium, Folio & Libris
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture
Details:
Join Tidewater African Cultural Alliance and Virginia Beach Public Library for the 2022 Afromania event Featuring Nigeria. Enjoy dance, fashion, storytime, and afro marketplace, and more.  Register at afromania22.eventbrite.com All ages.&n...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Details:
Come unwind, meet some cool reptiles, and relax with other animal loving teens. Grades 6-12.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

VBSTRONG: Teens Only Teeny Tiny Farm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Park
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Details:
Meet up with other animal loving teens and unwind with a teen-only petting zoo by Teeny Tiny Farm. Grades 6-12.  Registration required ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

TAG Presents: Sea Rover Adventure

3:30pm - 4:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Do you like robotics and helping the environment? Explore the sea through building Lego robots and other activities! Planned and presented by the Joint-Use Library's Teen Advisory Group and students from Old Donation School. Grades 3-7. Reg...
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.

JUL/VB Chess Club

4:30pm - 6:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace North
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: Hobbies
Details:
Rotating competition is organized by the club coordinator.  Knowledge of chess rules is required; limited instruction may be provided for beginners.  Chess equipment has been generously donated by Virginia Chess Federation, private donors, ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time (Video Games)

4:00pm - 5:45pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Teen & Technology Space
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Details:
Join us Tuesday nights for teen-only activities. Enjoy movies, games, crafts, and more, with different selections each week. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required, drop in any time! Weekly Themes: 1st Tuesday: Anime Club 2nd Tuesday...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

Homeschool Tweens: Walkabout and Rock Painting

3:00pm - 4:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Relax as we explore the outside of the library and visit the library's rock garden. Decorate a rock, write a kind message, and add to the rock garden or gift the painted rock to someone. Weather permitting, most of this program will be presented outs...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

Virtual Book Club for Grades 6-8: WebEx Live

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8
Program Type: Books & Authors, Digital Live, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Details:
Read a book selected last month by your peers, then join in a virtual meeting with other readers your own age to discuss your thoughts on the book or just to visit. Grades 6-8. Registration is required. Our reader-chosen book this month is Ec...
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.

Movies on the Lawn

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Outside
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Details:
Bring your blankets, chairs, snacks, and join us outside to watch a movie!  In case of inclement weather, movies will be moved inside the library.  Come out and watch 1984's "The Neverending Story"!  Young Sebastian stumbles into an...

Memorial Day

All Day
All Branches
Branches:
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, Bayside & Special Services Library, Great Neck Area Library, Kempsville Area Library, Oceanfront Area Library, Princess Anne Area Library, Pungo-Blackwater Library, TCC/City Joint-Use Library, Wahab Public Law Library, Windsor Woods Area Library, Digital Program, Off Site
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time (TAG Presents: Cat Castles)

4:00pm - 5:45pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Teen & Technology Space
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Details:
Join us Tuesday nights for teen-only activities. Enjoy movies, games, crafts, and more, with different selections each week. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required, drop in any time! Weekly Themes: 1st Tuesday: Anime Club 2nd Tuesday...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

VBSTRONG: Kitten Cuddles with Billy the Kidden Rescue

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Come unwind, play with kittens, learn about the adoption process, and meet other animal loving teens.  Participants will need to complete a waiver to engage with the animals. Grades 6-12.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Digital Positivity Boards

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
A digital positivity board (or vision or dreams board), is a collection of images, and even quotes, that you can take with you wherever you go. This is a different take on the poster board versions that we are used to seeing. We'll be using the ...
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.

Movies on the Lawn

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Outside
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Details:
Bring your blankets, chairs, snacks, and join us outside to watch a movie!  In case of inclement weather, movies will be moved inside the library.  Come out and sing-along as we watch the animated movie "Moana"!  In order to save he...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

Tween DIY Fidget Toys

2:00pm - 3:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Refocus and release stress with your own fidget toys! Make a couple different fidget toys out of (mostly) everyday materials. All supplies provided. Grades 4-7.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Field Day Games

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Outside
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
It's Field Day! Time to blow off some steam so grab a friend and compete in classic recess games like relay races, tag, chalk the walk, and more!   Grades 6-12, Registration required ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen DIY Fidget Toys

3:30pm - 4:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
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: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Refocus and release stress with your own fidget toys! Make a couple different fidget toys out of (mostly) everyday materials. All supplies provided. Grades 6-12.  Registration is 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.

JUL/VB Chess Club

4:30pm - 6:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace North
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: Hobbies
Details:
Rotating competition is organized by the club coordinator.  Knowledge of chess rules is required; limited instruction may be provided for beginners.  Chess equipment has been generously donated by Virginia Chess Federation, private donors, ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Tiny Art Show - Opening Night Party

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Teen Area
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Details:
Teen artists and their guests are invited to join us to celebrate the artwork created during the month of May for the Tiny Art Show project.  Walk the gallery, talk to the artists, tour the teen space and learn about our summer programming. G...