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This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Get Creative By the Books!

1:00pm - 3:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace North
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Get creative next to a display of books. Each month, you will be inspired by books with a common topic. Craft supplies will be available. Families. Registration not required. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Preschool Yoga Storytime on the Lawn

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Please dress comfortably for the weather and plan to bring water for your family. This event in weather p...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Let's Draw Together

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
In this mindfulness program, your child will have the opportunity to draw and create art together with others of their age. In the form of an Open Studio, art supplies will be provided, and there will be no prompt to follow. Create what your heart te...
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, Digital Live, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Join an online discussion of "The Ocean in Winter" by Elizabeth De Veer. This book is available in ebook and audiobook formats on Hoopla Digital.  Registration is required. Adults 18+. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event wi...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

10:00am - 11:30am
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Details:
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...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Strawberry Season Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Strawberry Season is here! Join us for a fun, interactive storytime featuring books, songs, counting activities and a special craft.  Program attendees will decorate a personal strawberry basket to bring home. Ages 3-5. Registration is required....
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Seeing Beyond

10:30am - 12:00pm
Bayside & Special Services Library
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture
Details:
Connect and share with other blind and visually impaired persons. Open to all, this program is presented during our Seeing Beyond Low-Vision series. Segments of the program may describe the details of visual elements. No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
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. ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Movies on the Lawn

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Outside
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Movies & Entertainment
Details:
Bring your blankets, chairs, snacks, and join us outside to watch a movie!  In case of inclement weather, movies will be moved inside the library.  Join us on the lawn as we show 1987's "The Princess Bride"!  Based on the William Go...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

VBSTRONG: Plant a Seed of Kindness

10:00am - 11:00am
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
 Listen to stories, sing songs, and enjoy making art about how easy it is to be kind to each other and how nice it makes us feel!  ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

StoryWalk®: I Promise

10:00am - 3:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Outside
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Books & Authors
Details:
Join us for a StoryWalk® featuring I Promise by LeBron James. Engage in fun activities while you read the story and explore outdoors! While supplies last, take home a craft that goes along with the story. All StoryWalks® are located outdoors ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Let's go Fly a Kite! Preschool Storytime: Outdoor Program

10:30am - 11:15am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Outside
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Let's go Fly a Kite at the Kempsville Library!  Join us for a stories and rhymes all about kites, and make a paper kite of your own.  We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confid...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Outside
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Details:
Come unwind, meet some cool reptiles, and relax with other animal loving teens. Grades 6-12.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

VBSTRONG: Teens Only Teeny Tiny Farm

11:00am - 12:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Details:
Meet up with other animal loving teens and unwind with a teen-only petting zoo by Teeny Tiny Farm. Grades 6-12.  Registration required ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Afromania

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium, Folio & Libris
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture
Details:
Join Tidewater African Cultural Alliance and Virginia Beach Public Library for the 2022 Afromania event Featuring Nigeria. Enjoy dance, fashion, storytime, and afro marketplace, and more.  Register at afromania22.eventbrite.com All ages.&n...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Ask a Master Gardener

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Commons Area
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Details:
Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions about your home garden and how to get the best results with the seeds you receive from our seed library. Visit with the master gardeners anytime during their drop-in hours.  ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Mini Magnets

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Come join us as we color and create these one of a kind mini magnets!  All project supplies will be provided. Adults 18+ Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Details:
Come unwind, meet some cool reptiles, and relax with other animal loving teens. Grades 6-12.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

VBSTRONG: Teens Only Teeny Tiny Farm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Park
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Details:
Meet up with other animal loving teens and unwind with a teen-only petting zoo by Teeny Tiny Farm. Grades 6-12.  Registration required ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

TAG Presents: Sea Rover Adventure

3:30pm - 4:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Do you like robotics and helping the environment? Explore the sea through building Lego robots and other activities! Planned and presented by the Joint-Use Library's Teen Advisory Group and students from Old Donation School. Grades 3-7. Reg...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Combined Rhyme Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Registration for this 5 week-long series is required.        ...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Combined Rhyme Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Bayside & Special Services Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
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 for this 4 week-long series is required. Because this class starts before regular li...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Combined Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
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...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Combined Rhyme Time

10:15am - 10:45am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Registration for this 5 week-long series is required.        ...