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Teen Time: Life Skills

September 12, 2019
5:00pm - 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:
Acquire basic life skills that can help you prepare for adulthood! Topics change monthly. All supplies provided. Grade 6-12. Registration not required. ...

Role Playing Adventures

September 12, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central West Programming Area
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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...

HTML for Beginners

September 12, 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:
Make a web page! Begin coding as you learn about HTML syntax, structure, and text editing. Adults. Registration required. ...

Coding with KIBO: Get Your Motor Running

September 12, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Meet KIBO, one of the library's new robotic toys. Craft a paper race car and then have your creation solve problems with KIBO. Grades K-2. Registration required. Funding for these educational coding toys provided by a grant from the Vi...

Now Read This: Book Chatters

September 12, 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: By Invitation Only by Dorothea Benton Frank. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Pungo-Blackwater Library Information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description:In...

Toddler Open Play

September 13, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
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 traditionally structured program. Ages 12-36 months with c...

Kid's Coloring Corner

September 13, 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 prov...

Meet the Apps: Hoopla

September 13, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
Discover Hoopla Digital, a library mobile app that allows you to access ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies and more!  All from the convenience of your mobile device. Participants are encouraged to bring their own device. Adults. Registration...

Sensory Storytime and Open Play

September 14, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
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: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Enjoy a small-group storytime designed to allow children to explore a variety of sensory experiences. While fun for all children, this program is appropriate for children with specialized sensory processing needs to explore sensory stimulation throug...

Microsoft Excel Intermediate

September 14, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
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: 15
Program Description:
Learn more about working with data using formatting, graphics and charts, and sorting/filtering. Prerequisites: Ability to create simple spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel or have taken Microsoft Excel for Beginners. We encourage you to bring a USB d...

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TAG-Sponsored Grand Reopening Carnival

September 14, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Outside
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Enjoy a fun morning of outdoor carnival games in celebration of Princess Anne Area Library's grand reopening! All ages. No registration required. Presented by the Princess Anne Teen Advisory Group. ...

Baby Open Play

September 14, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central 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 program is for both caregiver and child, and is not a structured program. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. Registration...

Autumn Moon Festival Family Storytime & Craft

September 14, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
This time of the year when the moon is at its roundest and brightest, many Asian cultures celebrate the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival.  Join us for stories and crafts celebrating this tradition. ...

Needle Felting

September 14, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Creeds Library
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Needle felting is the process of transforming wool into 3D objects using a barbed needle.  With just a few basic tools and a simple tutorial, you'll be on your way to making adorably fuzzy animals, or any other felted creations you can dream up....

Sensory Open Play

September 14, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
This program is designed to allow children ages 3-10 to explore a variety of sensory play experiences. While fun for all children, this program is appropriate for children with specialized sensory processing needs to explore sensory stimulation throu...

Downton Abbey celebration

September 14, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Program Description:
Come join us for tea and Downton Abbey trivia to celebrate the movie opening September 20th. The movie will continue the saga of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them in the English countryside in the early 20th century. Wear you...

Role Playing Club

September 14, 2019
2:00pm - 4:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 206
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. ...

Books and Breakfast

September 15, 2019
11:00am - 12:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Read, eat, and discuss! Share your monthly book picks and enjoy tasty breakfast treats, including warm waffles, with other readers. Grades 6-8. Registration is required. ...

Preschool Art

September 15, 2019
1:15pm - 2:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Storytimes & Early Learning
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. Online registration is required and begins on September 1st. ...

Combined Rhyme Time

September 16, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library 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. Online registration for this 5 week-long series is required. Because this class starts before regular ...

Preschool Open Play

September 16, 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...

Drop-in Just 2s Storytime

September 16, 2019
10:15am - 10:45am
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
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. No registration is required.  Arri...

Just 2s Storytime

September 16, 2019
10:15am - 10:45am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration for this 5 week-lon...

Drop-in Combined Preschool Storytime

September 16, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront 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...

Preschool Science

September 16, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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 5 week-long series is required.  ...

Onesies Rhyme Time

September 16, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online regi...

3s Please Storytime

September 16, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration for this 5 week-long series is requ...