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This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
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Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Read a book selected by 3rd-5th graders, then join in a virtual meeting with other readers your own age to discuss your thoughts on the book. Grades 3-5. Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with login...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.
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Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Join us for weekly teen-only activities.  Different selections every week!  Grades 6-12. Theme: Mug Lava Cake and Ice Cream Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with login details. The virtual ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: NaNoWriMo With VBPL

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Taking part in National Novel Writing Month can be challenging. Our weekly virtual meet-up provides you with a network of other NaNoWriMo participants with whom you can share ups, downs, goals, fears, frustrations, and advice, as well as an hour of d...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

WebEx Live- 3s Please Virtual Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and early literacy with increased focus on more complex books. Age 3 with caregiver. Registration for this 5-week virtual series is required.  You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with lo...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Beach Readers

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Beach Readers is designed for adults with developmental disabilities who are interested in improving their reading skills. We will meet online to create stories and read together. No registration required. The virtual room opens 5 minutes before t...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Program Description:
Grab a free copy of Patron Saints of Nothing and discuss it with other teens. Patron Saints of Nothing is "a powerful coming-of-age story about grief, guilt, and the risks a Filipino American teenager takes to uncover the truth abou...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

WebEx Live: Just 2s Virtual Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Program Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration for this 4-week virtual series is required. You will receive an email 24 hours befor...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

WebEx Live: Preschool Storytime for Ages 3-5

10:30am - 11:00am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Program Description:
Storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5. Registration for this 5-week virtual series is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with login detail...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

WebEx Live: A Wild Rumpus Storytime

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Program Description:
Experience this classic book with a storytime and our own Wild Rumpus! Create your own Wild Thing puppet. Once registered, a kit will be available for pick-up at the MEO Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd from November 9 - 17. Age...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

WebEx LIVE: The Art and Science of Pointillism

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Learn about the art and science of Pointillism and create your own Pointillist masterpiece. Grades 3-5. Registration is required. Art materials (acrylic paints, paintbrush, canvas boards, cotton swabs) to be supplied by library. Register...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Webex Live: Teen Chat (Hunger Games)

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Books & Authors, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Join us for a chat from the comfort of home and meet other teens.  Share what you're into, and discover new books to read, movies to watch, games to play, and more! Theme: Hunger Games! Registration is required. You will receive an email 2...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

WebEx Live: Just 2's Storytime

9:00am - 9:15am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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; all from the comfort of your home. Age 2 wit...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

WebEx Live: Preschool Storytime for Ages 3-5

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Program Description:
Storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration for this 5-week virtual series is required.  Registrants will receive a link t...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Now Read This Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Culture, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Program Description:
Join us for an online book club discussion of a title available in book ebook and audiobook formats on Hoopla Digital with no waiting. The book will be selected at the October book club meeting. Adults, 18+.  Registration is required. You wil...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Roll20 Live: Role-Playing Adventures

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
Welcome adventurers! During this six week series we will be playing through the "Lost Mine of Phandelver and Beyond" Adventure using Roll20’s online virtual tabletop system and Discord system for communication. Requires internet access, a free&n...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Read & Share Book Club

10:30am - 12:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
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.  No registration required. The virtual room opens 5 minutes bef...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Webex Live: Teen Time (Tiny Book Keychains)

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Join us for weekly teen-only activities.  Different selections every week!  Grades 6-12. Theme: Tiny Book Keychains!  Follow along or create your own work.  Supplies provided, see registration confirmation email for details. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: NaNoWriMo With VBPL

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Taking part in National Novel Writing Month can be challenging. Our weekly virtual meet-up provides you with a network of other NaNoWriMo participants with whom you can share ups, downs, goals, fears, frustrations, and advice, as well as an hour of d...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: English Conversation Club

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Program Description:
This online group is an informal space to build confidence and practice speaking skills for anyone who is learning English. Join us to connect with other community members and with the Virginia Beach Public Library. After you register, you may ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

WebEx Live: Thankfulness Storytime and Craft

11:00am - 11:30am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
There are many things to be thankful for this year. Join Ms. Veronica in celebrating everything you are thankful for with a heartfelt story, and a simple craft. Ages 3-5. Registration required.  Registration is required. You will receive an e...

Libraries Close Early

5:00pm - 9:00pm
Some Branches
Branches:
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, Bayside & Special Services Library, Great Neck Area Library, Kempsville Area Library, Oceanfront Area Library, Princess Anne Area Library, Pungo-Blackwater Library, Wahab Public Law Library, Windsor Woods Area Library, Off Site
Description:
Libraries are closed early in observance of Thanksgiving ...

Thanksgiving

All Day 11/26 - 11/27
Some Branches
Branches:
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, Bayside & Special Services Library, Great Neck Area Library, Kempsville Area Library, Oceanfront Area Library, Princess Anne Area Library, Pungo-Blackwater Library, TCC/City Joint-Use Library, Wahab Public Law Library, Windsor Woods Area Library
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Read & Share Book Club

10:30am - 12:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
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.  No registration required. The virtual room opens 5 minutes bef...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Webex Live: Teen Time (Anime Club)

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Join us for weekly teen-only activities.  Different selections every week!  Grades 6-12. Theme: Anime Club! Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with login details. The virtual room opens 5 min...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: NaNoWriMo With VBPL

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Taking part in National Novel Writing Month can be challenging. Our weekly virtual meet-up provides you with a network of other NaNoWriMo participants with whom you can share ups, downs, goals, fears, frustrations, and advice, as well as an hour of d...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Beach Readers

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Beach Readers is designed for adults with developmental disabilities who are interested in improving their reading skills. We will meet online to create stories and read together. No registration required. The virtual room opens 5 minutes before t...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Join us for this posthumous tribute for the artist Isaiah Tate.  Isaiah Tate Sr., was a resident of Virginia Beach and a self-trained artist who worked exclusively with acrylic and oil pastel. His work is described as abst...