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Age
Program Type
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Summer Coding Adventures with Cubetto: Grades K-2

July 23, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 42
Program Description:
Use creative robotics to learn and play this summer! Guide Cubetto, a friendly programmable robot, through a series of challenges from mazes to obstacle courses. Grades K-2. Registration required. ...

Preschool Science: Moon

July 23, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 29
Program Description:
Join us for a fun and interactive science program inspired by Eric Carle's  picture book illustrations. Let's learn about the moon! Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required. ...

TEENY TINY FARM

July 23, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
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 ...

Crochet: Beginner’s Workshop for Teens

July 23, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace North
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 49
Program Description:
Make a bag as you learn to crochet. Each week learn a new piece of the project to work on at home. Learn to chain, single crochet, double crochet, and more. We’ll add a technical spin to our final project with a lit up desi...

Remarkable Reptiles

July 23, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
What has scaly skin, likes it not too hot and not too cold, and looks just like its parents? Come find out the answers to these questions and get a close up view of some of our favorite reptiles. Presented by the Virginia Living Museum. All ages. ...

Will It Fly? (Wings & Things)

July 23, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 46
Program Description:
Another 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. ...

Preschool Science

July 24, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
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.  ...

Preschool Art

July 24, 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, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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. ...

Learning the Scientific Method with Slime

July 24, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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: 0
Program Description:
Want to be a Scientist? Learn about the different steps of the scientific method as you make your own slime to experiment with.  Grades K-2. Registration is required.   ...

JB’s Rattles

July 24, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Upstairs Crystal
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Is a snake’s skin slimy or smooth?  Find out in this live reptile show and meet some other critters too! All ages. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis.  Please be su...

Bricks at the Beach

July 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. ...

Learning the Scientific Method with Slime

July 24, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Want to be a Scientist? Learn about the different steps of the scientific method as you make your own slime to experiment with.  Grades 3-5. Registration is required.   ...

Build a Fairy House

July 25, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
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: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 14
Program Description:
Hear a fairy story and then build fairy houses in the woods at the library. Please bring natural items to build with: feathers, stones, shells, weeds, sticks, vines, seeds and seed pods, berries, egg shells, etc. Ages 3-11 with caregiver. R...

Bats of the World

July 25, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Watch a slide presentation about bats, and meet a variety of live bats to learn about these fascinating animals. Ages 6 and up.                    Registration is not required. Programs that d...

Faux Screen Printing

July 25, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Computers & Technology, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Program Description:
Come express your creativity while mastering a new skill! Learn to use the Cricut Explorer cutting machine while personalizing anything from Tshirts to tote bags. Please bring the item that you'd like to personalize, like a Tshirt, can...

Crafty Fridays

July 26, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Marketplace
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Program Description:
You can be a maker!  Join us on Friday mornings for a different creative and fun crafting experience each week.  No registration required. ...

Maker Studio

July 26, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Biblio Studio
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Spark your creativity at the Oceanfront Library's Maker Studio! Kids of all ages will have the opportunity to engage in explorative and imaginative activities each session. All supplies provided. Registration is not...

Imagination Studio

July 27, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Biblio Studio
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Visions of Virginia Beach - Part 2 - Participants will have an opportunity to learn how environment and architecture have a reciprocal relationship as we construct a cardboard version of Virginia Beach ocean front. Using recycled materials and our im...

Force, Motion, Energy

July 27, 2019
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Creeds Library
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...

TAG-Sponsored Math Mates

July 29, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 202
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 36
Program Description:
Elementary students will get tutoring from a teen volunteer on math concepts they are struggling with. The tutors will help students learn the math they need in fun, different ways. Add, subtract, multiply and divide to success! Students will need...

Coding with Robots Workshop

July 29, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
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: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 44
Program Description:
Learn about coding in this four-part series featuring Root and Dash! Each week we'll program one of these cute robots to do fun things! Grades 3-5. Registration required.  ...

Invertebrates

July 29, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Auditorium, Folio & Libris
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
Program Description:
Learn how invertebrates eat and move in this hands-on program and meet a live invertebrate from the Virginia Aquarium. For Ages 2—3 (Toddlers). Online registration is required.  ...

Hands on Science: Geodes

July 29, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Program Description:
How are rocks and minerals formed? What's a geode and where do they come from? Learn about the rock cycle, explore our rock collection and create artwork inspired from your very own geode!  Grades 3-5. Registration is required. ...

Summer STEAM: Potions Class

July 29, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
School might be out for the summer, but class is in session at Great Neck Area Library’s Potions Class!  Create some fizzy, bubbling concoctions, experiment with unicorn milk, and make a keepsake potion to take home. Grades 3-5. Registratio...

Tiny Tots Turtles

July 30, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 43
Program Description:
Meet a live turtle from the Virginia Aquarium and explore how this animal eats and moves in this hands-on program. For Ages 2—3 (Toddlers). Online registration is required.  ...

Preschool Science: Space

July 30, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 33
Program Description:
Join us for a fun and interactive science program inspired by Eric Carle's  picture book illustrations. Let's learn about space!  Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required. ...

Sea Turtle from Egg to Adult

July 30, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 39
Program Description:
Meet a live turtle from the Virginia Aquarium and learn about the life cycle of sea turtles in this hands-on program. For Ages 7 and up. Online registration is required.  ...