Upcoming Events

Registration

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Crafty Fridays

August 30, 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. ...

Kid's Coloring Corner

August 30, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Unplug and get back to the basics with crayons, markers, and paper! Coloring and drawing improves fine motor skills, encourages focus, and nurtures creativity. Drop in and create your next masterpiece today!  All materials will be provided....

Coloring for Adults

August 30, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Studio
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
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. ...

Joint Use Library Closed

All Day
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Branches:
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Description:
Joint Use Library is closed in observance of Labor Day ...

Pokémon Club

August 31, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Program Description:
Join fellow Pokémon players and fans to enjoy all things Pokémon. Enjoy a Pokémon themed craft and activities, talk with fellow players, and just hang out. Bring your cards to play (or learn to play) together. Catch them all at the library this month...

Labor Day

All Day
All Branches
Branches:
All Branches
Description:
All libraries are closed in observance of Labor Day ...

Introduction to Windows 10

September 3, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
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: 13
Program Description:
Are you new to Windows 10? Join us to learn about Microsoft’s newest operating system. Prerequisites: Ability to use a computer mouse/keyboard or have taken Computers for Beginners. Adults. Registration required. ...

Disclaimer(s)

For more information please visit www.vbgov.com/tech-ed.

Coloring for Adults

September 3, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting 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  ...

Computers for Beginners

September 3, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Program Description:
Learn the basics of using a computer through hands-on activities. Adults. Registration required. ...

Disclaimer(s)

For more information please visit www.vbgov.com/tech-ed.

Teen Advisory Group

September 3, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Discussion Groups
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...

Teen Time: Gaming (Minute to Win It)

September 3, 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: Computers & Technology, Hobbies
Program Description:
Hang out at the library and play games! Different types of games will be featured every first Tuesday of the month. Challenge your friends and show off your skills. Grades 6-12. No registration required. This month is Minute to Win It! &nbs...

English Conversation Club

September 3, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime 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...

Adult Game Days

September 4, 2019
9:00am - 10:00am
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Play board games with other adults and put together puzzles. Your brain will love you for it! We will have an assortment of games and puzzles. No registration and no purchase required. This program is presented by staff from the Meyera E. Oberndor...

Baby Open Play

September 4, 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...

Baby Paint and Play

September 4, 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: 44
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....

Preschool Art: Night Sky

September 4, 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, STEAM, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 47
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler to explore different artistic styles. In September, we will learn about the night sky and will paint with watercolors. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required.  ...

Read and Share: Romance Readers

September 4, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Conference Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
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. ...

Getting Started with Google Drive

September 4, 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
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Explore cloud-based storage with Google Drive. Learn how to create, upload, organize, and share documents from any internet capable device. Prerequisites: Ability to use mouse, keyboard, and Internet or have taken Internet for Beginners.  Adults...

Disclaimer(s)

For more information please visit www.vbgov.com/tech-ed.

Tech Talk

September 4, 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...

Crafternoons

September 4, 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. ...

English Conversation Club

September 4, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium
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...

Bricks at the Beach

September 4, 2019
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting 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. ...

Scholastic Chess Club

September 4, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Looking for people to play with and ways to advance your skills? Drop-in! Basic knowledge of chess pieces and rules required. Grades K-8. Registration is not required. ...

Microsoft Excel for Beginners

September 4, 2019
5:15pm - 7:15pm
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:
Learn to enter data and use basic formulas to create simple spreadsheets. Prerequisites: Ability to use Microsoft Word or have taken Microsoft Word for Beginners. We encourage you to bring a USB drive to save your work. Adults. Registration required....

Disclaimer(s)

For more information please visit www.vbgov.com/tech-ed.

Drop-in Combined Preschool Storytime

September 4, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
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...

Meet the Artist: Sandra Alderman

September 4, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Folio Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Visit the MEO Central Library’s Art Gallery in September to view the exhibition “I’m Just Minding My Own Beeswax”, by local artist Sandra Alderman. Alderman describes her art as "a collection of work exhibiting the varied and exciting ancient art...

Crafty Thursday

September 5, 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. ...