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

WebEx Live: Live Art - Eric Carle

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Learn about the art methods of Eric Carle, author and illustrator of "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" among many other books. Create an Eric Carle style print on canvas. Art materials (canvas, tissue paper, painted paper, glue, and paintbrush) t...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Graphic Novel Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups, History & Genealogy
Program Description:
Read our current selection via Hoopla then join us for our the discussion via WebEx. Adults, 18+.  No registration required. The virtual room opens 5 minutes before the event. The meeting number is 172 020 9163, the passwo...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

WebEx Live: Gingerbread Storytime & Craft

10:30am - 11:00am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
For children 3-7 years old.  Sugar and spice and stories mix up nice!  Join us for a story and craft featuring gingerbread and baking.   ...
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 "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: History Comes Alive! Book Club

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Program Description:
Join us on WebEx to discuss "The Gown: a novel of the royal wedding" by Jennifer Robson available in ebook on Hoopla Digital and in Large Print, audio and paperback for pick up at Central Library for registered participants. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: DIY Photo Wreaths

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Learn how to a beautiful winter-themed wreath to showcase a photo. Materials for this project will be provided and available for registered participants to pick up at Central Library before the class; participants must supply their own photographs. P...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Finger Gym To-Go: Owls

10:30am - 11:30am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Register to pick up a kit of activities designed to build eye/hand coordination and muscles in your child’s hand. A brief video will explain the activities included in the kit. Designed for Ages 3-5 with a caregiver. Once register...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Books & Authors, Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Gather around as we share two legends of animals who live in wintery places, from cultures in different parts of the world; one from the land of the Inuit people, and one from China. We'll have stories and songs and fingerplays and puppets, too!...
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: Preschool Science-Symmetry

10:30am - 10:45am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Learn about Symmetry and how to create Symmetrical drawings with your Preschooler Materials needed are (Plain paper, a pencil, markers and/or colored pencils)  login details for this program will be emailed. The virtual room opens 5 minu...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

YouTube Video: I Sense Mindfulness: Smell

3:00pm - 3:15pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: Culture, Hobbies, Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
I Sense Mindfulness: Join us in an adventure into mindfulness and the senses as we stretch, breathe, read, sing and create. Carry on the learning at home with a scent-based challenge!  K-Gr 2.  ...
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 3-5" group.
Registration
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.

Webex Live: Teen Time (Marshmallow Treats)

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: 20
Program Description:
Join us for weekly teen-only activities.  Different selections every week!  Grades 6-12. Theme: Make marshmallow treats, and get some tips and suggestions to change it up!   Registration is required. You will receive an emai...
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 "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

The Mitten To-Go Interactive Storytime

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: 25
Program Description:
Join us for a storytime and craft centered around the beloved holiday classic The Mitten by Jan Brett.  Once registered, a kit and a copy of The Mitten for participants to keep will be available for pickup at the MEO Central Libra...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Virtual Memory Cafe

10:30am - 12:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Program Description:
Adults experiencing memory loss, along with their friends, family members, and caregivers, please join us for a Virtual Memory Café. We will create stories together and have beautiful conversation! Registration is required. You will r...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

WEBEX LIVE: Experiment Together-Snowflakes

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Experiment with us from home as we explore chemistry through crystallization. You will need any type of plain white or colored paper, salt, scissors, a shallow dish, and warm water. Grades 3-5 (registration is required).  ...
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: 20
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 November book club meeting. Adults, 18+.  Registration is required. Y...
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 "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 ...

Christmas

All Day 12/24 - 12/25
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 "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Finger Gym To-Go: Happy New Year!

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Register to pick up a kit of activities designed to build eye/hand coordination and muscles in your child’s hand. A brief video will explain the activities included in the kit. Designed for PreK - Grade 2 with a caregiver. Once re...

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
Description:
Libraries close at 5pm on New Year's Eve ...