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This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Holiday Card Recycle

December 15, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 47
Program Description:
Come join us for lots of fun as we transform old greeting cards into pretty usable items!  We will create tags, boxes and ornaments by recycling old holiday greeting cards!  All supplies will be provided for these projects.  If yo...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Open Play

December 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...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

December 16, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville 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 is a social event for both caregiver and child, as opposed to a traditionally structured program. Ages 6-24 months with ca...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Hatha Yoga

December 16, 2019
11:15am - 12:30pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Find your personal Zen as a certified Yoga instructor guides you through a series of seated and standing asanas (poses). This class is designed for multiple levels of experience and beginners are welcome!...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Monday Crafternoons

December 16, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Meet the Apps: Q & A

December 16, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Program Description:
Discover the library’s downloadable apps that can allow you to access audiobooks, eBooks, eMusic, eComics, and more all from the convenience of your mobile device. Participants are encouraged to bring their own questions and mobile dev...

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This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Forensic Detectives

December 16, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
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
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Join us to explore the basics behind forensic science. Become a detective and learn problem solving, fingerprinting and more to help solve the mystery. Grades K-5. Online registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Play Ukulele!

December 16, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Have you ever wanted to play the ukulele? Join in a five week beginner class learning chords and songs using our library ukuleles! You'll check out an instrument for the class, and share what you've learned for family and friends in your last class. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

LIVEArt

December 16, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
Perform, create, and have fun!  Join us at the library to explore various art forms. Each class features a new skill, artist, artistic movement or technique. Grades 3-5.  Online registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Art: Wood Burning

December 16, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Have a burning desire to make your own unique decoration or ornaments? Spend time with other teens and learn the art of wood burning, or pyrography, and take home your brilliant creations! Grades 6-12, online registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time

December 16, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Teen Area
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! Grades 6-12.  No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Science: Hibernation

December 17, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
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: 46
Program Description:
Learn about hibernation through hands-on experiments and art activities. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Apply for a U.S. Census Bureau Job

December 17, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Jobs & Careers
Program Description:
The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring temporary workers in Virginia Beach for the 2020 Census. Earn some extra income while helping your community. The results of the Census determine states' representation in Congress and how much funding is provide...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Hibernation Station: Winter Animal Science Fun

December 17, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Culture, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
Play like the animals as they get ready for winter! Learn about how birds, bears and other animal friends prepare for colder days. One of our favorite preschool Science topics is a program of its own! Registration required.  ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Now Read This

December 17, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Book Title:  "Educated" by Tara Westover Tara Westover was born to survivalists in the isolated mountains of Idaho, where her family prepared for the end of the world.  She never saw a doctor or attended school.  When one of her bro...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

December 17, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime 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...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Coloring for Adults

December 17, 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  ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Make It: 2019 Time Capsule

December 17, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
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: Arts & Crafts, Culture, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program Description:
As the year comes to a close, take some time out of your busy winter schedule for a fun activity!  We'll use writing prompts and a camera to take a snapshot of you and your memories from the past year and dream about what is in store for the yea...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Drop-in Bricks at the Beach

December 17, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies, STEAM
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. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Advisory Group

December 17, 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...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time: Book Club (Forget Me Not)

December 17, 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: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors, Hobbies
Program Description:
Hang out at the library and share what you're reading!  Watch book trailers, participate in themed activities, and eat snacks every third Tuesday of the month. Grades 6-12. No registration required. This month is Forget Me Not!   ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

English Conversation Club

December 17, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Library Large Conference 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 and do fun activities! Every Wednesday at 2:30 pm, and every Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Adults. Regis...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Apply for a U.S. Census Bureau Job

December 18, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Jobs & Careers
Program Description:
The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring temporary workers in Virginia Beach for the 2020 Census. Earn some extra income while helping your community. The results of the Census determine states' representation in Congress and how much funding is provide...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

December 18, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
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...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Winter Sock Hop

December 18, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
Put on your coolest socks and join us to welcome the winter season with stories, songs, and movement. Registration is not required. ...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Sensory Play

December 18, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 43
Program Description:
Help your baby improves their fine motor skills and stimulates their curiosity. This program is designed to allow babies to explore a variety of sensory play experiences, while getting social interaction with others their age. Ages 6–9 Months to 12-2...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Yoga Storytime

December 18, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 49
Program Description:
Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required.  ...