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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.

Thank You for Your Service Booth

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Atten-Hut! At ease soldiers. Stop by our Thank You for Service booth in our children's area and make a card, write a letter, or draw/color a picture for a veteran. All cards will be give to local veterans from the Virginia Beach Vet's Center. Registr...
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

4:00pm - 5:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Drop in for a fun new craft in our Children’s Room!  Family.  No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Team Gaming for Grades 3-5

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
In this program, you'll have the opportunity to try many different co-op based games! Whether that be videogames or board games, you'll have a chance to work together with others an have some fun. Competition is good, but sometimes working together c...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Make a Toad Abode

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Design a cozy house for toads. Learn facts about toads and why habitats are important. Grades 3-5. Registration is required.   ...
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 South
Age Group: 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 "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Thank You for Your Service Booth

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Atten-Hut! At ease soldiers. Stop by our Thank You for Service booth in our children's area and make a card, write a letter, or draw/color a picture for a veteran. All cards will be give to local veterans from the Virginia Beach Vet's Center. Registr...
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.

Thank You for Your Service Booth

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Atten-Hut! At ease soldiers. Stop by our Thank You for Service booth in our children's area and make a card, write a letter, or draw/color a picture for a veteran. All cards will be give to local veterans from the Virginia Beach Vet's Center. Registr...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

Tweens: Root Robots--Navigating the High Seas

5:30pm - 6:30pm
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: 2
Details:
Sail the high seas with Root, a robot you can code. Learn to code Root, then plot a course through dangerous seas to where the treasure is buried. Grade 4-7. 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.

Thank You for Your Service Booth

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Atten-Hut! At ease soldiers. Stop by our Thank You for Service booth in our children's area and make a card, write a letter, or draw/color a picture for a veteran. All cards will be give to local veterans from the Virginia Beach Vet's Center. Registr...
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.

Thank You for Your Service Booth

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Atten-Hut! At ease soldiers. Stop by our Thank You for Service booth in our children's area and make a card, write a letter, or draw/color a picture for a veteran. All cards will be give to local veterans from the Virginia Beach Vet's Center. Registr...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Intergenerational Book Club

10:30am - 11:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Living Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
When was the last time a kid and an adult read the same book at the same time? Now is your chance!  Read The Wild Robot by Peter Brown and then meet with other readers--both kids and adults--to discuss your thoughts on the book. Robots are...
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.

Thank You for Your Service Booth

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Atten-Hut! At ease soldiers. Stop by our Thank You for Service booth in our children's area and make a card, write a letter, or draw/color a picture for a veteran. All cards will be give to local veterans from the Virginia Beach Vet's Center. Registr...
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

4:00pm - 5:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Drop in for a fun new craft in our Children’s Room!  Family.  No registration required. ...
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 South
Age Group: 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 "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Thank You for Your Service Booth

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Atten-Hut! At ease soldiers. Stop by our Thank You for Service booth in our children's area and make a card, write a letter, or draw/color a picture for a veteran. All cards will be give to local veterans from the Virginia Beach Vet's Center. Registr...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Create Your Own Video Game!

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Computer Lab
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Do you like playing video games? Have you ever wondered how they are made? Have you ever wanted to make your own? If any of these questions interest you, we welcome you to this three-week series! Using the browser based video game building softw...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Bears Hibernate

4:30pm - 5:30pm
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
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Help bear prepare for hibernation. Practice using fine motor skills to weave a sweater for a bear. Learn about what hibernation is and the steps bears take to prepare for it.  Grades 3-5. 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.

Thank You for Your Service Booth

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Atten-Hut! At ease soldiers. Stop by our Thank You for Service booth in our children's area and make a card, write a letter, or draw/color a picture for a veteran. All cards will be give to local veterans from the Virginia Beach Vet's Center. Registr...
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.

LiveArt

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
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, Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Details:
Perform, create, and have fun! Join us to explore various art forms. Each class features a new skill, artist, artistic movement or technique. 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.

Thank You for Your Service Booth

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Atten-Hut! At ease soldiers. Stop by our Thank You for Service booth in our children's area and make a card, write a letter, or draw/color a picture for a veteran. All cards will be give to local veterans from the Virginia Beach Vet's Center. Registr...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Let's Play: Chess!

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Folio Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Details:
Come join us as we learn and play some games with us! Whether you're a Grandmaster or a beginner, this chess meetup is for all skill levels!  Learning and playing chess can help promote fun and learning, deductive reasoning, pattern recognition,...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Elementary Chess

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Is your child interested in learning Chess, or are they looking for a safe place to play against someone? Look no further than Elementary Chess. Once a month at the Kempsville Area Library, your child will have the opportunity to learn and play ...
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.

Thank You for Your Service Booth

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Atten-Hut! At ease soldiers. Stop by our Thank You for Service booth in our children's area and make a card, write a letter, or draw/color a picture for a veteran. All cards will be give to local veterans from the Virginia Beach Vet's Center. Registr...
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.

Friday Night Movies

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:
Come out to the library and join us for an evening movie.  Movies will be held inside the library or outside on the lawn (weather/wind dependent).  Bring your blankets, snacks, family and friends!  Come out to the library and ask "w...