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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.

LIVEArt: Boomwhackers!

December 3, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies, Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Join us for an exploration of sound and percussion using Boomwhackers, colorful, tuned tubular musical instruments. We'll play some songs and games and make beautiful music together! Grades 2-5.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Gaming (Tournament)

December 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: 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 a Smash Brothers Gaming Tou...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

English Conversation Club

December 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...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Genealogy Book Tour

December 3, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Local History & Genealogy Area
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Program Description:
Struggling with your genealogy? Take a tour of the genealogy books we have available at the Central Library. The answer you seek might be between the covers! No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Adult Game Days

December 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...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

December 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...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Tech Talk

December 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...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

December 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

English Conversation Club

December 4, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime 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 "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 4, 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 "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

Scholastic Chess Club

December 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. ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Builder's Lab

December 4, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM
Program Description:
Come use your imagination to design and build structures using Legos, Zoob, or K'nex. Grades K-5. Registration is not required. ...
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.

Goodnight, Children of the World

December 4, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Culture, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Wear your jammies and come to the library for a program of easy to sing global goodnight songs, stories and rhymes! Share your favorite own family bedtime songs in a welcoming circle!  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Let's Make a Holiday Ecard in Canva!

December 4, 2019
6:00pm - 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: 15
Program Description:
Canva is an online graphic design tool for creating professional-quality print and web media. You can drag-and-drop images and text boxes to create beautiful designs. Join us in creating a holiday eCard that you can then send to family and friends! Y...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Meet the Artist: Susan Check

December 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:
Meet, greet and get to know local artist Susan Check whose oil paintings are on display in the Central Library Art Gallery for the month of December. No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Adventures with Cubetto: Storytime!

December 5, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Program Description:
Try out the library’s newest coding toy! Cubetto is a cube-shaped robot. You and your child will learn to guide Cubetto over a fun map to help tell a story. Learn computer coding basics and STEAM skills. 4-5 years and caregiver. Registration req...
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 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. ...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Tagalog Bilingual Storytime

December 5, 2019
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Culture, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Come and experience the exciting culture of the Philippines in a new way. With English readings from Filipino Children’s books, the singing of Tagalog Nursery Rhymes, and the learning of Tagalog vocabulary words! Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration ...
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 5, 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: Movie & Craft

December 5, 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: Arts & Crafts, Movies & Entertainment
Program Description:
Watch a movie, make a craft, and hang out with other fans! Showings change monthly and may be rated up to PG-13. Grades 6-12. Registration not required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Microsoft Excel: Macros

December 5, 2019
6:00pm - 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: 14
Program Description:
Learn how to automate repetitive tasks by recording and running simple macros in Excel. Prerequisites: Basic Excel skills including formulas and functions or have taken Microsoft Excel for Beginners and Intermediate. We encourage you to bring a USB d...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

December 6, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside 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 "Adults 18+" group.

Computers for Beginners

December 6, 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: 6
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.

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

December 6, 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, Hobbies
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 "Adults 18+" group.

Coloring for Adults

December 6, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Friday Crafternoons

December 6, 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 "Adults 18+" group.

Living Room Conversations: Money and Values

December 7, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Special Services Area
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Program Description:
Come join us for coffee, cookies and conversation as we discuss American Culture: Money and Values.  Adults 18+  Registration is not required. ...