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Celebrating Diversity Through Picture Books

February 21, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Books & Authors, Storytimes & Early Learning, Workshops & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Program Description:
Imagine a world in which all children can see themselves in the pages of a book. Picture books invite children to experience a wide variety of ideas and experiences about people alike, and different from, them and their family. Join VBPL Youth Librar...

Black History Through Poetry and Prose

February 25, 2019
5:45pm - 6:45pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Culture, Discussion Groups, Workshops & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Program Description:
In celebration of Black History Month and in honor of VBPL's collaboration with Old Dominion University's Big Read of Claudia Rankine's Citizen, join us for an informative and interactive discussion of the history of African American prose and p...

LENA Start

February 27, 2019
8:45am - 10:00am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
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
Seats Remaining: 12
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...