Upcoming Events

Registration

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Bricks at the Beach

July 3, 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. ...

Independence Day

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

Kid's Coloring Corner

July 5, 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

July 5, 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. ...

Friday Crafternoons

July 5, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace South
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. ...

Fiber Arts: Knitting, Crocheting & More

July 6, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Bring in your current project to work on and discuss.  Share tips, tricks, and ideas, maybe learn something new.  Meet others who share your love for creating items from fibers like yarn.  Adults 18+.  No registration required.&nb...

Tabletop Gaming

July 6, 2019
10:00am - 10:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Folio & Libris Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Tidewater Area Gaming Society presents 12 hours of tabletop board games to play! Lots of games to choose from, or bring a game to share, instruction available. Drop in and out throughout the day.  Adults. Registration is not required. ...

John Kingry Magic Show

July 6, 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), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Program Description:
Can you see through the illusion?  Prepare to be amazed and dazzled by magician John Kingry!  All ages. Registration is required.  *Princess Anne Area Library is closed for renovation and expected to reopen in summer ...

Making Stars

July 6, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Celebrate the summer stars floating above us.  Make your own to decorate your space. Grades K-2, 3-5. Registration is not required. ...

Teen Advisory Group

July 6, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Creeds Library
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...

Role Playing Club

July 6, 2019
2:00pm - 4:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Looking for fellow teens to embark on fantastical quests and adventures? Join the fun using a pencil and paper, a set of dice and your collective imagination. Grade 9-12. Registration required. ...

Art to Impress!

July 6, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Creeds Cafeteria
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Join us as we experiment with several types of printing and create a finished art piece to take home and hang on your wall. We will be using acrylic paint and inks - dress for a mess. Gr. 6-12. Online registration is required. ...

Combined Preschool Storytime

July 8, 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
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....

TAG-Sponsored Math Mates

July 8, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 202
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 44
Program Description:
Elementary students will get tutoring from a teen volunteer on math concepts they are struggling with. The tutors will help students learn the math they need in fun, different ways. Add, subtract, multiply and divide to success! Students will need...

Preschool Open Play

July 8, 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...

Art à la Cart

July 8, 2019
10:00am - 7:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Drop in to the Bayside Library over the summer to learn about famous artists or art concepts and create your own masterpiece! Please note this is a drop-in program and not taught by an instructor. Family. No registration required. ...

Coding with KIBO: Mixed up Chameleon

July 8, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 46
Program Description:
Meet KIBO, one of the library's new robotic toys. Create a chameleon based on the art process of Eric Carl and then have your creation solve a problem with KIBO. Grades K-2. Registration required. Funding for these educational coding toys p...

Bats of the World

July 8, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium, Folio & Libris
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...

Baby Open Play

July 8, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
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 traditionally structured program. Ages 6-24 months with ca...

Art à la Cart

July 8, 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, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Come and enjoy fun art in our Biblio Studio!  Ages 3+.  No registration required. ...

Hatha Yoga

July 8, 2019
11:30am - 12:45pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Program Description:
Find your personal Zen as a certified Yoga instructor guides you through a series of seated and standing asanas (poses). This class is designed for multiple levels of experience and beginners are welcome!...

Preschool Art

July 8, 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.   ...

Movie Mondays

July 8, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Program Description:
Drop-in for a new release as we watch Robin Hood.  Adults 18+.  Registration is not required. ...

Bats of the World

July 8, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
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...

Preschool Fit Club

July 8, 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 Camp Song Sing-a-Long

July 8, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
One of the best parts of summer camp is time spent around the campfire hearing stories and singing songs.  Well, if you can’t be at camp, you can relive that summer camp magic at the Great Neck Areas Library’s Summer Camp Sing-a-Long! No singing...

Faux Stained Glass

July 8, 2019
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at stained glass artwork but thought it would be too hard? You'd be surprised!  Let us teach you an easy art technique and you'll be creating masterpieces in no time. Grades 6-12, online registration is requ...