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Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
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 "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Advisory Group

December 17, 2019
5:30pm - 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:
The Teen Advisory Group encourages teen involvement in the library through volunteering. In TAG, you can... Earn community service hours, Gain valuable work experience, Make new friends, And improve your library. Interested?  Go...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Book Club (Forget Me Not)

December 17, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors, Hobbies
Program Description:
Hang out at the library and share what you're reading!  Watch book trailers, participate in themed activities, and eat snacks every third Tuesday of the month. Grades 6-12. No registration required. This month is Forget Me Not!   ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

English Conversation Club

December 17, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Library Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Discussion Groups
Program Description:
If you are a non-native English speaker, join us to practice your conversational English in a friendly setting. Each week we discuss a different topic and do fun activities! Every Wednesday at 2:30 pm, and every Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Adults. Regis...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Apply for a U.S. Census Bureau Job

December 18, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Jobs & Careers
Program Description:
The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring temporary workers in Virginia Beach for the 2020 Census. Earn some extra income while helping your community. The results of the Census determine states' representation in Congress and how much funding is provide...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

December 18, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. Please note: this is a social event for both caregiver and child, as opposed to a traditionall...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Winter Sock Hop

December 18, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
Put on your coolest socks and join us to welcome the winter season with stories, songs, and movement. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Sensory Play

December 18, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 43
Program Description:
Help your baby improves their fine motor skills and stimulates their curiosity. This program is designed to allow babies to explore a variety of sensory play experiences, while getting social interaction with others their age. Ages 6–9 Months to 12-2...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Yoga Storytime

December 18, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 49
Program Description:
Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required.  ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Tech Talk

December 18, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Special Services Area
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Discussion Groups
Program Description:
Are you looking to solve a current issue or simply needing a venue to share new ideas and technology available? In this day and age, there certainly are no shortages of devices and applications out there! Join us in our discussion...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

December 18, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Bring your craft, your supplies and your passion! Meet other crafters and creators, share your ideas and get new ones! Adults 18+. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

English Conversation Club

December 18, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Library Large Conference Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Program Description:
If you are a non-native English speaker, join us to practice your conversational English in a friendly setting. Each week we discuss a different topic and do fun activities! Every Wednesday at 2:30 pm. & every Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Adults. Registra...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Adults with Disabilities Social Group

December 18, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture
Program Description:
Get together with young adults with disabilities for socializing and entertainment.  Build friendships, offer support and share accomplishments.  ...
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 "Adults 18+" group.

Job Searching Strategies Workshop

December 18, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Jobs & Careers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Program Description:
Learn how to navigate the digital world to find a job. This program is presented by a representative from Virginia Career Works. Adults. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Snap Hook Key chains

December 18, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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: 8
Program Description:
Did you know the button maker can make other things besides buttons?! Come test it out and make key chains during this hands on and interactive program. All Supplies Provided. Grades 6-12. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Books on Tap at Tapped Crafthouse

December 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Meet us at Tapped Crafthouse in Red Mill Commons to discuss this month’s selected title: The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Princess Anne information desk. Adults. Registration requ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Apply for a U.S. Census Bureau Job

December 19, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Marketplace
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Jobs & Careers
Program Description:
The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring temporary workers in Virginia Beach for the 2020 Census. Earn some extra income while helping your community. The results of the Census determine states' representation in Congress and how much funding is provide...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

December 19, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. Please note: this is a social event for both caregiver and child, as opposed to a traditionall...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Art

December 19, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler to explore different artistic styles. In December, we'll read Lois Ehlert's "Snowballs" and will create a snowman collage inspired by the book. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registra...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Read and Share

December 19, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. Talk about titles you like and hear what others enjoy. Swap favorites old and new or spread the word about your favorite reads. Adults. 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 "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Yoga Storytime

December 19, 2019
3:00pm - 3:45pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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. ...
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 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Gaming

December 19, 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:
Hang out at the library and play games! Different types of games will be featured every third Thursday of the month. Challenge your friends and show off your skills. Grades 6-12. Registration not 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. ...