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Books on Tap at Wasserhund Brewing

January 24, 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 title: THE SUMMER BEFORE THE WAR by HELEN SIMONSON. Book club copies are available for check-out at the GREAT NECK information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: East Sussex, 19...

Read and Share

February 11, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Special Services Area
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. Talk about titles you like and hear what others enjoy. Swap favorites old and new or spread the word about your favorite reads. Adults. Registration is not required. ...

Now Read This

February 12, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Book Title:  "The Girls" by Emma Cline This novel involves a charismatic Manson-like leader in California in the late1960s. It focuses on the girls in his cult; the ones who enthrall 14 year old Evie Boyd, a self-conscious child of ...

Read and Share: Romance Readers

February 13, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Conference Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Program Description:
Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. Talk about titles you like and hear what others enjoy. Swap favorites old and new or spread the word about your favorite reads. Adults. Registration is not required. ...

Now Read This: Book Chatters

February 14, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Conference Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Program Description:
  Meet to discuss this month’s selected title: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeymoon. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Pungo-Blackwater Library Information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book...

Books on Tap at Tapped Crafthouse

February 20, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Description:
Meet us at Tapped Crafthouse in Red Mill Commons to discuss this month’s selected title: Citizen by Claudia Rankine. This month's title is being read in conjunction with ODU's Big Read. Book club copies are available for check-out at t...

Celebrating Diversity Through Picture Books

February 21, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Bayside Special Service Library
Registration
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...

Escape Room: Magical Creatures

February 23, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Creeds Zen Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Culture, Hobbies, Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Magical creatures have been spotted frolicking about on the train tracks. When you went to investigate the matter, the creatures locked you and your team in the Train Director’s office.  You have one hour to identify the magical creatures, figur...

Black History Through Poetry and Prose

February 25, 2019
5:45pm - 6:45pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
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...

Books On Tap - Commonwealth Brewery Now Read This

February 26, 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 title: Citizen An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Bayside Library information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: "Cla...

Books on Tap at Wasserhund Brewing

February 28, 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 title: MANHATTAN BEACH by JENNIFER EGAN. Book club copies are available for check-out at the GREAT NECK information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: Anna Kerrigan, nearly twel...

Now Read This

March 19, 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:  "The Last All Girl Filling Station" by Fannie Flagg Sookie’s last daughter just married and she is looking forward to taking it easy with her husband.  She just needs to reign in her overbearing mother, Lenore.  Sookie ...

Books On Tap - Commonwealth Brewery Now Read This

March 26, 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 title: Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Bayside Library information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: Woman in Cabin 10 &n...

Now Read This

April 16, 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:  "The Great Alone" by Kristin Hannah Alaska, 1974. Ernt Allbright, a Viet Nam vet, has returned home a volatile man.  He impulsively moves his family, Cora and 13 year old Leni, to live off the grid in a remote area of Alaska...

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 title: Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Bayside Library information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: Woman in Cabin 10 &n...

Now Read This

May 21, 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:  "The Immortalists" by Chloe Benjamin It's 1969 in New York City's Lower East Side.  Word has spread of the arrival of a traveling psychic woman who claims to be able to foretell anyone the day they will die. The four adolesc...

Books On Tap - Commonwealth Brewery Now Read This

May 28, 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 title: Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Bayside Library information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: Woman in Cabin 10 &n...

Books On Tap - Commonwealth Brewery Now Read This

June 25, 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 title: Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. Book club copies are available for check-out at the Bayside Library information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: Woman in Cabin 10 &n...