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Age
Program Type
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Microsoft Excel for Beginners

July 8, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Program Description:
Learn to enter data and use basic formulas to create simple spreadsheets. Prerequisites: Ability to use Microsoft Word or have taken Microsoft Word for Beginners. We encourage you to bring a USB drive to save your work. Adults. Registration required....

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Teen Time

July 8, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Join us Mondays for special teen-only activities. Enjoy movies, games, crafts, and more, with different selections each week. Have an idea for Teen Time? Let us know; we love trying new things! Grades 6-12.  No registration required. ...

Reading Buddies

July 9, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
Children will partner with teen mentors to read, play games and have fun! Reading Buddies is a 4-week reading program that combines reading encouragement and group activities to foster a love of reading and build confidence. Grades K-3. Online regist...

Just 2s Storytime

July 9, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 29
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. Registration for this 5 week serie...

Toddler Open Play

July 9, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
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 traditionall...

Summer Coding Adventures with Dash: Grades K-2

July 9, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Use creative robotics to learn and play this summer! Program Dash the robot with Puzzlets to do fun things. Grades K-2. Registration required. ...

Theater Tuesdays: Youth Summer Movie Series

July 9, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Program Description:
Take a break from the summer heat and cool off with us for a family friendly film each week.  This week's feature is The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (Not rated).  Children 3+.  Registration is not required. ...

History Mystery Reader

July 9, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Program Description:
A special guest, straight from the past, will bring history to life by reading a book from their time period as well as discussing what life was like during that time. Presented by the Virginia Beach History Museums. Grades K-2. Registration is no...

Preschool Science: Fireflies

July 9, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Program Description:
Join us for a fun and interactive science program inspired by Eric Carle's  picture book illustrations. Let's learn about fireflies! Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required. ...

Shelter Buddies

July 9, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Program Description:
Shelter Buddies is a 5 week reading program where children will read to adoptable pets at the VB Animal Care and Adoption Center. All participants will receive volunteer hours for this program. Ages 8-12, online registration is required. ...

Preschool Eye Screenings

July 9, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Workshops & Lectures
Program Description:
Detect vision problems in your preschool child during this free eye screening provided by the Lions Club. Ages 3-5. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arri...

Coloring for Adults

July 9, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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  ...

The Art of Eric Carle

July 9, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Learn about Eric Carle’s creative process as an author and illustrator then create a paper collage inspired by Carle’s style.   Grades K-2 with caregiver and Grades 3-5. Registration is required. ...

Yoga Storytime

July 9, 2019
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required.  ...

Will It Fly? (Paper Aircraft)

July 9, 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: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
A light-hearted look at things that fly and some that won’t.  Why do they fly, soar, shoot, rocket, zoom, or why not.  How far might they go? Grades K-2.  Registration is required. ...

Camp Evergreen: Open Art Night

July 9, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace South
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
Program Description:
Come explore your creativity with a variety of artistic media. No skills necessary—drop in and create anything you like! Supplies are provided. Adults 18+. Registration required. ...

Teen Time: STEM (Seed Bombs)

July 9, 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: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, STEAM
Program Description:
Hang out at the library and engage your left brain! Experiment with activities in science, technology, engineering, and math every second Tuesday of the month. Grades 6-12. No registration required. This month is Seed Bombs!   ...

Drop-in Combined Preschool Storytime

July 9, 2019
6:15pm - 7:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use 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...

English Conversation Club

July 9, 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 Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Adults. Registration not required. ...

On My Own Preschool Storytime

July 10, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 45
Program Description:
Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Registration for this 5-week ser...

Baby Open Play

July 10, 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...

Preschool Eye Screenings

July 10, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Workshops & Lectures
Program Description:
Detect vision problems in your preschool child during this free eye screening provided by the Lions Club. Ages 3-5. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arri...

Combined Rhyme Time

July 10, 2019
10:15am - 10:45am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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. Registration is required for each individual program, not just the first in the series.   ...

Combined Rhyme Time

July 10, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 42
Program Description:
Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 3-24 months with caregiver. Online registration for this 5 week-long series is required.    ...

Force, Motion, Energy

July 10, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: History & Genealogy, STEAM
Program Description:
Experiment with toys and tools of the past to learn how colonists in Virginia used force, motion, and energy to enhance their lives. Presented by the Virginia Beach History Museums. Grades 3-5. Registration is not required. Programs that do not re...

TEENY TINY FARM

July 10, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Park
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Join us for a barnyard party with miniature farm animals! All ages. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ...

Preschool Science

July 10, 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: STEAM
Registration Required
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 6 week-long series is required.  ...