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Camp Evergreen: Make New Friends

July 10, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Studio
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, Hobbies, Workshops & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Program Description:
Summer camp’s not just for kids! Camp Evergreen is a series of meetups and classes for teens, adults, and seniors where you can earn badges for completing activities, learning skills or just for showing up and having a good time! Attend each week to...

Preschool Art

July 10, 2019
1:15pm - 2:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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. ...

Crafternoons

July 10, 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. ...

Fantastic Animals and Where to Find Them

July 10, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Upstairs Crystal
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Join a Virginia Living Museum educator as we travel the world to discover the homes of some fantastic animals. We will explore the deserts, forests, and beyond, and you will even get to meet some of our favorite animal friends. All ages. Regi...

English Conversation Club

July 10, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium
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 p.m. Adults. Registration is not required. ...

Mermaid Storytime & Craft

July 10, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Come swim with mermaids beneath the sea as we celebrate these mythical creatures with stories, songs, and a craft. For children 3-7 years old with caregiver. Registration is required. ...

Bricks at the Beach

July 10, 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. ...

Getting Started with Google Drive

July 10, 2019
5:15pm - 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:
Explore cloud-based storage with Google Drive. Learn how to create, upload, organize, and share documents from any internet capable device. Prerequisites: Ability to use mouse, keyboard, and Internet or have taken Internet for Beginners.  Adults...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Teen Advisory Group

July 10, 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:
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...

Drop-in Combined Preschool Storytime

July 10, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville 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...

Goodnight, Children of the World

July 10, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
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. Bring your own family songs to share in a welcoming circle!  Registration is required. ...

Meet the Artist: Walt Hardy

July 10, 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 Walt Hardy whose contemporary conceptual prints are on display in the Central Library Art Gallery for the month of July. Adults. Registration is not required. ...

Reading Buddies

July 11, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Reading Buddies is a 4 week reading program that combines reading encouragement and group activities to foster a love of reading and build confidence.  Children will partner with teen mentors to read, play games and have fun!  Grades K...

Combined Rhyme Time

July 11, 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: 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.   ...

Preschool Open Play

July 11, 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...

Crafty Thursday

July 11, 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:
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. ...

Tagalog Bilingual Storytime

July 11, 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 ...

Pretend Play - Firefighters

July 11, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Come practice your creative problem solving skills at the Oceanfront Library! Kids will get the opportunity to engage in imaginative play in our pretend firefighter training. All supplies provided. Ages 3-5  and Grades K-2 with caregiv...

Reading Buddies

July 11, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Reading Buddies is a 4 week reading program that combines reading encouragement and group activities to foster a love of reading and build confidence.  Children will partner with teen mentors to read, play games and have fun!  Grades K...

Gracie the Clown – Magic Show and Balloons

July 11, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Program Description:
Laugh along with Gracie the Clown as she entertains with her magic.  Take home your very own balloon creation!  All ages. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis.  ...

VB Chess Club

July 11, 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. ...

Today's Job Interview Workshop

July 11, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Jobs & Careers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Program Description:
Learn tips and techniques for making a great impression in an interview. This program is presented by a representative from Virginia Career Works.Adults. Registration is required. ...

Role Playing Adventures

July 11, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Program Description:
Traverse dungeons and fight dragons in a persistent fantasy world that evolves based on your actions, and lives on, even when you aren’t playing. Join us for five weeks of mini campaigns and earn rewards for developing your character inside...

Microsoft Excel for Beginners

July 11, 2019
5:15pm - 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 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....

Disclaimer(s)

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

Now Read This: Book Chatters

July 11, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Conference Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Program Description:
Meet to discuss this month’s selected title: After Anna by Lisa Scottoline. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Pungo-Blackwater Library Information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: Nobody cut...

Teen Advisory Group

July 11, 2019
5:30pm - 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: Hobbies
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...

Camp Evergreen: Make New Friends

July 11, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Studio
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, Hobbies, Workshops & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Program Description:
Summer camp’s not just for kids! Camp Evergreen is a series of meetups and classes for teens, adults, and seniors where you can earn badges for completing activities, learning skills or just for showing up and having a good time! Attend each week to...