Upcoming Events

Registration

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Preschool Open Play

April 22, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
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...

Storytime and Craft: Earth Day

April 22, 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: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
Program Description:
Celebrate our big wonderful planet earth! Join us for an earthly good story, songs, and the making of a recycled craft.  Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration required. ...

Monday Crafternoons

April 22, 2019
1:00pm - 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:
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. ...

Teen Time

April 22, 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! No registration required. ...

Spring Polka Dot Nail Art

April 22, 2019
5:45pm - 6:45pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Program Description:
Decorate your nails with spring colors and learn the nail art technique for making polka dots! Come with clean, unpolished nails and leave with a new look and a new skill. Adults 18+. Registration is required. ...

Family Book Club

April 22, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Join for six weekly storytelling, reading, and discussion sessions featuring award-winning children’s books led by professional storytellers and story lovers. START (Serving, Thriving, and Reading Together) is a unique humanities-based and famil...

Toddler Open Play

April 23, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
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...

Coloring for Adults

April 23, 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  ...

Meet the Apps: Libby by OverDrive

April 23, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
Discover part of the library’s downloadable collection with Libby, a library mobile app from OverDrive that allows you to access e-books and e-audiobooks from the convenience of your mobile device. Participants are encouraged to bring their own mobil...

Let's Repurpose...Scrap Paper

April 23, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Room L102
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Program Description:
Get upcycling with a new material every month. This month, we'll show you some ways you can give new purposes to those paper scraps you just can't throw out. Supplies are provided. Adults 18+. Registration is required. ...

Teen Time: Anime Club

April 23, 2019
5:30pm - 6:45pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Watch anime and hang out with other fans! Showings change monthly and may be rated up to TV-14. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required. During the renovation period, Kempsville Area Library’s teen programming will be held at the Kempsville Recr...

English Conversation Club

April 23, 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 along with doing some fun activities! Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Adults. Registration is not require...

Books On Tap - Commonwealth Brewery Now Read This

April 23, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Meet to discuss this month’s selected titles: I'll Be Gone In The Dark by Michelle McNamara and We Are Called To Rise by Laura McBride.  Book club copies are available for check-out at the Bayside Library information desk. Adults. Regi...

LENA Start

April 24, 2019
8:45am - 10:00am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Adults 18+
Program Type: Workshops & Lectures
Registration Required
Program Description:
This 13-week series is based on the belief that all caregivers have the ability to unlock their children’s social, emotional, and cognitive potential. The lessons focus on the importance of talking with babies and building early vocabulary. Participa...

Baby Open Play

April 24, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
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 Art

April 24, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 43
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

April 24, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
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. ...

Homeschool Discovery Days: Gr. 3-5

April 24, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM). Grades 3-5. Registration is required. ...

English Conversation Club

April 24, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
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 along with doing some fun activities! Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Adults. Registration is not require...

Bricks at the Beach

April 24, 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. ...

Four Finger Frenzy

April 24, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Room L201
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 44
Program Description:
There are traditional music classes…  then there’s the award-winning FourFingerFrenzy program that has captivated students all across Hampton Roads! Led by professional music educators Wesley Stevenson and Nelia Maurizi, this 12-week course will...

Kid Creators: Recycling

April 24, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
Program Description:
Invent, create, and discover something new each month with the Kid Creators!  This month, we'll make our own paper and create personal notebooks from recyclable materials.  Please wear clothes you don't mind getting messy.  Grades 3-5....

Live Art: Graduate's Gallery

April 24, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Creeds Library
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
We welcome you to Pungo-Blackwater Library's pop-up art exhibit! Attend a special viewing of our Live Art graduates’ artwork from our debut spring series. Light refreshments will be provided. All ages. Registration is not required.  ...

Pretend Play Restaurant

April 25, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Hobbies, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 39
Program Description:
Come practice your creative skills at the Bayside Library! Preschoolers will get the opportunity to engage in imaginative play in our pretend restaurant. Supplies provided. Ages 3-5. Registration is required. ...

Crafty Thursday

April 25, 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:
Come into the Library each Thursday to make a new hands-on craft and explore! Ages 3+. Registration not required. ...

Preschool Open Play

April 25, 2019
11:30am - 1:00pm
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...

Bricks at the Beach

April 25, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
Get your build on with the Lego Club at the library! Use your imagination to build Lego creations and play with fellow Lego fans. Grades K-5. Registration is required. ...