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Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Combined Rhyme Time

January 24, 2019
10:15am - 10:45am
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: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 44
Program Description:
Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Registration for this 6 week-long series is required.   ...

Drop-in Just 2s Storytime

January 24, 2019
10:15am - 10:45am
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration is not required. Programs ...

Combined Preschool Storytime

January 24, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Program Description:
We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver...

Preschool Science

January 24, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math in this interactive series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration for this 6 week-long series is required. ...

Combined Rhyme Time

January 24, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Program Description:
Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 3-24 months with caregiver. Registration is required.  ...

Just 2s Storytime

January 24, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Program Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration for this 6 week-long serie...

Just 2s Storytime

January 24, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Program Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration for this 6 week-long serie...

Crafty Thursday

January 24, 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, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Come into the Library each Thursday to make a new hands-on craft and explore! All ages. Registration not required. ...

Preschool Science

January 24, 2019
1:15pm - 2:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math in this interactive series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration for this 6 week-long series is required. ...

Yoga Storytime

January 24, 2019
3:00pm - 3:30pm
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. ...

Preschool Art

January 24, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 47
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler to explore different artistic styles. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required. ...

VB Chess Club

January 24, 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. ...

Teen Time: Community Service

January 24, 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:
Want to have fun while earning community service hours? Help with various library projects that will change monthly. Available volunteer tasks range from learning workroom tasks, growing Joint-Use Library’s rock garden by preparing and decoratin...

Role Playing Adventures

January 24, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
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 five weeks of mini campaigns and earn rewards for developing your character inside...

Rock Painting

January 24, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
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: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Program Description:
Come create your own unique painted rocks. They can be painted with inspirational quotes to share or with fun designs to keep for yourself.  Grades 6-12. All supplies provided. Registration required. ...

Goodnight, Children of the World

January 24, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
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: Culture, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Program Description:
Wear your jammies and come to the library for a program of easy to sing global goodnight songs, stories and rhymes. Bring your own family songs to share in a welcoming circle! This program is designed for preschoolers and early elementary childr...

Coding with KIBO: The Five Senses

January 24, 2019
6:15pm - 7:15pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
Meet KIBO, one of the library's new robotic toys. Learn how robots use their senses to see, hear and communicate and how it's the same, yet different, from you. See how fun coding can be! Registration required.  ...

Books on Tap at Wasserhund Brewing

January 24, 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: THE SUMMER BEFORE THE WAR by HELEN SIMONSON. Book club copies are available for check-out at the GREAT NECK information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: East Sussex, 19...

Baby Paint and Play

January 25, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 39
Program Description:
It’s never too soon to introduce your baby to art! Join us at the library for a sensory art experience that improve your baby’s fine motor skills and stimulates their curiosity. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy. All materials provi...

Crafty Fridays

January 25, 2019
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. ...

Baby Paint and Play

January 25, 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: 41
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....

Coloring for Adults

January 25, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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. ...

Microsoft Excel: Pivot Charts, Pivot Tables, and VLOOKUP

January 25, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
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: 8
Program Description:
Spreadsheets can quickly become difficult to read and interpret. Join us to learn how to use charts and pivot tables to better understand your data. Prerequisites: Microsoft Excel for Beginners and Microsoft Excel Intermediate. Adults. Registration r...

DIY Cup Cozy

January 25, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
Winter is officially here!  Nights are colder and drinks are warmer.  Come make your own reusable cup cozy and decorate to-go cups while enjoying some hot chocolate or cider.  Grades 6-12.  Registration required. Note: During t...

Sensory Storytime and Open Play

January 26, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
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...

Introduction to HTML & CSS Workshop

January 26, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Program Description:
Interested in learning about web design? In this series of 4 classes, begin coding with HTML and adding design elements with CSS. Each week will cover a new topic and review prior focus areas. Need that extra push to get started? Let y...

Living Room Conversations: History & Society

January 26, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
Historical narratives are often represented as the “true history”. There is a growing awareness of the degree to which they are, in fact, composed of specific interpretations of certain events (and not of others). As Winston Churchill state...