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Outdoor Program: LIVEArt - Alma Thomas

2:30pm - 3:15pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Outside
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
Join us at the library to learn about artist Alma Thomas. Read books, look at her artwork and create your own Thomas-inspired masterpiece! Grades 3rd-5th grade. Registration is required.  Please dress comfortably for the weather and...
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.

StoryWalk®: The Undefeated

10:00am - 1:00pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Outside
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Culture
Details:
Join us for a StoryWalk® featuring Kwame Alenxader's and Kadir Nelson's The Undefeated.  We hope that you will enjoy this StoryWalk®, presented by the Virginia Beach Public Library and funded by the Virginia Beach Library Foundation. &...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Sew Crazy- English Paper Piecing

4:00pm - 4:45pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
New to sewing? No problem! In this 4-week series, come learn the basics of hand sewing through an English Paper Piecing project. Grades 3-5. Registration is required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn. If registered, please meet...
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.

StoryWalk®: The Undefeated

9:30am - 6:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Outside
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Culture
Details:
Join us for a StoryWalk® featuring Kwame Alenxader's and Kadir Nelson's The Undefeated.  We hope that you will enjoy this StoryWalk®, presented by the Virginia Beach Public Library and funded by the Virginia Beach Library Foundation. &...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

WebEx Live: LiveArt Grades 3-5

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Details:
Join us to explore different types of sculpture. Learn to make salt dough and create your own masterpiece! Scissors are required for this activity. Grades 3-5. Registration is required. After completing registration, to-go...
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.

StoryWalk®: The Undefeated

9:30am - 6:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Outside
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Culture
Details:
Join us for a StoryWalk® featuring Kwame Alenxader's and Kadir Nelson's The Undefeated.  We hope that you will enjoy this StoryWalk®, presented by the Virginia Beach Public Library and funded by the Virginia Beach Library Foundation. &...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Fall STEAM Compasses!

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Details:
It can seem like magic the way invisible forces move the needle on a compass. Come explore how magnetic forces control the movement of the needle by learning how to make a compass out of household items. Grades 3-5.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Pretend Play Museum - Show and Tell

4:30pm - 5:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Details:
Bring in a special toy or collection for show and tell. Practice budgeting by "purchasing" art supplies to advertise or honor your special something. Register for next month's pretend play to learn about museum exhibitions and displaying yo...
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.

Outdoor Program: Create a Scarecrow

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Lawn
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Details:
Join us for a family storytime filled with crows and what scared them!  Create a scarecrow to display at the library for one week, then you can take them home for Halloween. One Scarecrow per family. All supplies are provided, but brin...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Sew Crazy- English Paper Piecing

4:00pm - 4:45pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
New to sewing? No problem! In this 4-week series, come learn the basics of hand sewing through an English Paper Piecing project. Grades 3-5. Registration is required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn. If registered, please meet...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Nailed It - Kids Edition

10:00am - 10:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Let loose of all creative expectations and get silly in this version of "Nailed It!". Use unlikely materials to create reproductions of masterful works of art. Grades 3-5. Registration required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

WebEx Live: Elementary Draw and Share

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Artists, like the pictures we create, are individually unique; so let's take some time to learn about the people behind the pencil with our own artwork! Together with our pencils, we'll be able to share what our hobbies are, what is special...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Pretend Play Museum - Exhibit Engineering

4:30pm - 5:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Bring in a special toy or collection for show and tell. Pretend to be a museum curator by designing a display space for your exhibit. Grades K-5. Registration required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn. If regist...
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.

Outside Dog Day Afternoon!

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Outside
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: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Details:
Bring your favorite canine friends to an afternoon of dog centered fun! Enjoy stories, crafts, friendly games, information on dog care. Have your picture taken with your pup with our Green Screen! This is an outdoor program. In case of incl...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: LIVEArt - Kindess Rocks

2:30pm - 3:15pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Outside
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Details:
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. This month we will be exploring the Kindness Rocks movement! Grades 3-5. Online registr...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Hands-on Science

4:00pm - 4:45pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Explore Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this interactive series. Grades 3-5.  Registration for this 5 week-long series is required. Class will not be held on 11/11/2021 in observance of Veteran's Day. This program wi...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Live Art: Yayoi Kusama Pumpkins

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Lawn
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Paint a picture of a pumpkin in the style of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, the “Princess of Polka Dots”.  Grades K-5. Registration is required.  This event is weather permitting.  ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Culture, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
Where do animal myths come from? Explore a different animal each week. This week, discover how the wolf's behavior inspired and contrasted from legends and symbolism.  Grades 3-5. Registration required.  To-go kits will be avai...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Fairy Houses

10:30am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Outside
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Build a special home for the fairies to visit.  It may have many visitors-grasshoppers, squirrels, toads, crickets and more. For children in K-5th grade.  Register online to reserve your spot, then watch the Library's Fairy...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Read a book selected last month by 3rd-5th graders, then join in a virtual meeting with other readers your own age to discuss your thoughts on the book. Grades 3-5. Registration is required. Our reader-chosen book this month is Scritch Scratc...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

YouTube Video: 13 Nights of Scary Stories

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Books & Authors, Culture
Details:
Did you know there are only thirteen true ghost stories?  Join us tonight and every night until Halloween, as our readers share a terrifying tale from the book Ghost: Thirteen Haunting Tales to Tell.  Warning: these stories a...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

Play Ukulele Meet Up!

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Outside
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Culture, Hobbies
Details:
Get together in person with students who attended that virtual ukulele class together in July.  t We'll have ukuleles for a play along as we brush up on chords and songs and learn some new ones! Limited to students in Play Ukulele cla...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

YouTube Video: 13 Nights of Scary Stories

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Books & Authors, Culture
Details:
Did you know there are only thirteen true ghost stories?  Join us tonight and every night until Halloween, as our readers share a terrifying tale from the book Ghost: Thirteen Haunting Tales to Tell.  Warning: these stories a...
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.

Outdoor Program: Spooky Stories After Dark

7:00pm - 7:45pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Outside
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Join us in our courtyard to listen to some local scary stories. Hear tales about Virginia Beach’s historic homes, Grace Sherwood the Witch of Pungo, and others. Please bring a flashlight and a towel or blanket to si...