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Age
Program Type
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This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Bricks at the Beach

September 19, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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: BMX

September 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: 46
Program Description:
Code your way up ramps, and through hoops in this obstacle course of challenges! Join us in exploring the world of technology and coding. Grades 3-5. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Retirement Security: Providing For Your Golden Years

September 19, 2019
5:30pm - 9:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium, Folio & Libris
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Business, Nonprofits, & Money
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 186
Program Description:
Master Your Money is a series of events designed to help you enjoy the best life has to offer through wise planning and strategic money-saving moves!  Whether you are years from retirement or currently navigating benefits in retirement, this ...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Paint and Play

September 20, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 46
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...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
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.

Kid's Coloring Corner

September 20, 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 prov...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Paint and Play

September 20, 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: 38
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....
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Art

September 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
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.  ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Seeing Beyond

September 20, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Program Description:
Connect and share with other blind and visually impaired persons. Open to all, this program is presented during our Seeing Beyond Low-Vision series. Segments of the program may describe t...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Friday Crafternoons

September 20, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne 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. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen DIY: Metal Stamping

September 20, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Program Description:
Create your own stamped metal project!  All supplies provided.  Grades 9-12.  Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Internet for Beginners

September 21, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
Learn the basics of using the Internet through hands-on activities. No previous experience necessary. Adults. Registration required. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Fun with Flags

September 21, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Program Description:
Did you know that there is meaning behind the flag? Come learn about symbols on flags from all over the world and create your own flag to represent who you are. Ages 3-5. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Microsoft PowerPoint Intermediate

September 21, 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:
Learn how to add transitions, animations, and different slideshow options to your presentations. Prerequisites: Ability to create simple presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint or have taken Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners. We encourage you to br...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
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

September 21, 2019
11:00am - 12:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Drop in for a fun new craft in our Children’s Room!  Family.  No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crochet Crash Course

September 21, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 42
Program Description:
Do you struggle to come up with thoughtful birthday and holiday presents? Do you hate the cold and love a good blanket? Just need something new to do with your hands? This six class series will teach you the basics of crochet, kni...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
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.
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.

Virginia Opera's Goldie B. Locks and the Three Singing Bears

September 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Upstairs Crystal
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, STEAM
Program Description:
The Virginia Opera presents Goldie B. Locks and the Three Singing Bears! Goldie, a girl who loves bugs, loses her way in the forest and comes upon an empty cottage with delicious soup. Trying to find her way home after eating what doesn’t belong...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Living Room Conversations: Privacy and Security

September 21, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
Come join us for coffee, cookies and conversation as we discuss the reality of privacy infringement versus national security.  Adults 18+.  Registration is required beginning September 7th.  www.VBgov.com/library-events ...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Combined Rhyme Time

September 23, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 28
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. Online registration for this 5 week-long series is required. Because this class starts before regular ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Open Play

September 23, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 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 program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Age...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Drop-in Just 2s Storytime

September 23, 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. No registration is required.  Arri...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Just 2s Storytime

September 23, 2019
10:15am - 10:45am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 38
Program Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he or she develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration for this 5 week-lon...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Drop-in Combined Preschool Storytime

September 23, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront 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...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Science

September 23, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 34
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 5 week-long series is required.  ...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Onesies Rhyme Time

September 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 36
Program Description:
Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online regi...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

3s Please Storytime

September 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 43
Program Description:
With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration for this 5 week-long series is requ...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

September 23, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville 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...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Just 2s Storytime

September 23, 2019
11:15am - 11:45am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 47
Program Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he or she develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration for this 5 week-lon...