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Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Preschool Art

July 1, 2019
1:00pm - 1:45pm
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: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 27
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler to explore different artistic styles. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required.   ...

Preschool Fit Club

July 1, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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: Hobbies, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
This series will provide songs, games, and stories that focus on building gross motor skills, coordination, teamwork, and keeping our bodies healthy. Ages 3-5. Registration is required for this 5 week series. ...

Summer STEAM: Candy Science

July 1, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Do you like candy? Do you like science? Come blow off some summer STEAM and have some fun and playing with your food while using science to explore it! Grades 3-5. Registration required. ...

Modern Resume Workshop

July 1, 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: 21
Program Description:
Join us for a workshop on how to create the resume that every employer is looking for! This program is presented by a representative from Virginia Career Works. Adults. Registration required. ...

Teen Advisory Group

July 1, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
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...

Teen Time

July 1, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Join us Mondays for special teen-only activities. Enjoy movies, games, crafts, and more, with different selections each week. Have an idea for Teen Time? Let us know; we love trying new things! Grades 6-12.  No registration required. ...

Just 2s Storytime

July 2, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 29
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 5 week serie...

Toddler Open Play

July 2, 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...

Summer Coding Adventures with Root: Grades 3-5

July 2, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 47
Program Description:
Use creative robotics to learn and play this summer! Program Root the robot to draw, make music, and more. Grades 3-5. Registration required. ...

Theater Tuesdays: Youth Summer Movie Series

July 2, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Program Description:
Take a break from the summer heat and cool off with us for a family friendly film each week.  This week's feature is How To Train Your Dragon: Hidden World (Not rated).  Children 3+.  Registration is not required. ...

John Kingry Magic Show

July 2, 2019
11:00am - 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: Movies & Entertainment
Program Description:
Can you see through the illusion?  Prepare to be amazed and dazzled by magician John Kingry!  All ages. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis.  Please be sure to ...

Toddler Open Play

July 2, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
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 traditionally structured program. Ages 12-36 months with c...

Shelter Buddies

July 2, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Program Description:
Shelter Buddies is a 5 week reading program where children will read to adoptable pets at the VB Animal Care and Adoption Center. All participants will receive volunteer hours for this program. Ages 8-12, online registration is required. ...

Coloring for Adults

July 2, 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  ...

Hermit Crab and Friends

July 2, 2019
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
Learn all about hermit crabs and their friends in this hands-on program presented by the Virginia Aquarium. For Ages 4-6. Online registration is required.  ...

Will It Fly? (Paper Aircraft)

July 2, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
A  light-hearted look at things that fly and some that won’t.  Why do they fly, soar, shoot, rocket, zoom, or why not.  How far might they go? Grades 3-5.  Registration required. ...

Teen Time: Gaming (Escape the Room)

July 2, 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: 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 program will take place at the Kempsvi...

Drop-in Combined Preschool Storytime

July 2, 2019
6:15pm - 7:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use 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...

English Conversation Club

July 2, 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 Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Adults. Registration not required. ...

On My Own Preschool Storytime

July 3, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 45
Program Description:
Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Registration for this 5-week ser...

Baby Open Play

July 3, 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...

Combined Rhyme Time

July 3, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
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: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 42
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. Online registration for this 5 week-long series is required.    ...

Fantastic Animals and Where to Find Them

July 3, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Join a Virginia Living Museum educator as we travel the world to discover the homes of some fantastic animals. We will explore the deserts, forests, and beyond, and you will even get to meet some of our favorite animal friends. All ages. Registrat...

Preschool Science

July 3, 2019
1:00pm - 1:45pm
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: STEAM
Registration Required
Program Description:
Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math in this interactive series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration for this 6 week-long series is required.  ...

Crafternoons

July 3, 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. ...

Bats of the World

July 3, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Upstairs Crystal
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Watch a slide presentation about bats, and meet a variety of live bats to learn about these fascinating animals. Ages 6 and up. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis.  Plea...

English Conversation Club

July 3, 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: 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 p.m. Adults. Registration is not required. ...