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

Teen Recess Fun

2:00pm - 4:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
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: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Details:
Come be a kid again and de-stress with crafts and activities like finger painting! All supplies provided. Grades 6-12. Registration is required. Masks are required at TCC/City of Virginia Beach Joint-Use Library. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: LIVEArt - Alma Thomas

2:30pm - 3:15pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Outside
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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Join us at the library to learn about artist Alma Thomas. Read books, look at her artwork and create your own Thomas-inspired masterpiece! Grades 3rd-5th grade. Registration is required.  Please dress comfortably for the weather and...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Cardboard Cat-urday

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Teen Area
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Details:
Upcycle cardboard boxes, decorate, and customize a simple house or couch for your favorite cat or small pet.  Materials provided (but no pets included).  Use of utility knife required and will require a permission form. Grades 6-...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Preschool Art: Yayoi Kusama

10:00am - 10:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 44
Details:
Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist well-known for using polka dots and pumpkins in her art. Join us to make pinwheels with a hint of Kusama polka dot flair! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required.   ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Homeschool Teens: Recess Fun

2:00pm - 3:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
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: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
Come be a kid again and de-stress with crafts and activities, including finger painting! All supplies provided. Grades 6-12. Registration is required. Masks are required at TCC/City of Virginia Beach Joint-Use Library. ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Sew Crazy- English Paper Piecing

4:00pm - 4:45pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
New to sewing? No problem! In this 4-week series, come learn the basics of hand sewing through an English Paper Piecing project. Grades 3-5. Registration is required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn. If registered, please meet...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Preschool Art

11:30am - 12:00pm
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: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 33
Details:
Bring your preschooler to explore different artistic styles. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration for this 4 week series is required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn. If regis...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Furoshiki Fabric Wrapping

3:00pm - 4:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
Learn the eco-friendly and beautiful 1200+ year old Furoshiki fabric wrapping techniques from Japan! You can use these techniques to wrap, store, and carry items. It’s a great option for gifts, as the fabric can become part of the gift and reused lat...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Book Hedgehog

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Teen Area
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Take it easy while upcycling a book to make an adorable hedgehog and watching a movie. Grades 6-12.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
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Autumn is here and soon there will be a chill in the air. Listen to stories, learn a fingerplay or two and make some art about squirrels, leaves, and fall. Ages 2-5 Please dress comfortably for the weather and plan to bring water for your famil...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

WebEx Live: LiveArt Grades 3-5

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Details:
Join us to explore different types of sculpture. Learn to make salt dough and create your own masterpiece! Scissors are required for this activity. Grades 3-5. Registration is required. After completing registration, to-go...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Pretend Play Museum - Show and Tell

4:30pm - 5:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Details:
Bring in a special toy or collection for show and tell. Practice budgeting by "purchasing" art supplies to advertise or honor your special something. Register for next month's pretend play to learn about museum exhibitions and displaying yo...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Art Extravaganza

4:30pm - 5:45pm
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
Cut loose, be silly, and let your imagination run wild! Be spontaneous and create art of all kinds. All supplies provided.  Drop in anytime between 4:30 and 5:45!  Grades 6-12.  Registration is required.   ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Create a Scarecrow

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Lawn
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Details:
Join us for a family storytime filled with crows and what scared them!  Create a scarecrow to display at the library for one week, then you can take them home for Halloween. One Scarecrow per family. All supplies are provided, but brin...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Thank You Notes for Your Community

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
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Come join the fun!  We will be creating thank you notes to give out to those in the service industry!  This is a simple, economical and creative way to show your appreciation for people you encounter every day - cashiers, waitstaf...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Let’s Build and Decorate a Pneumatic Magic Box!

3:00pm - 4:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Let’s have fun and build a pneumatic magic box! We’ll use the directions from one of Lance Akiyama’s books. After we build the magic box, we’ll decorate it! Masks are required at TCC/City of Virginia Beach Joint-Use Library. Adults. Registration requ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Preschool Art: Eric Carle

10:00am - 10:45am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 46
Details:
Join us to make collages in the style of Eric Carle! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn. If registered, please meet in the grassy area adjacent to the parking lot next to th...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Preschool Art: Pixel Art

11:30am - 12:15pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 45
Details:
Join us to make pixel art inspired boxes! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn. If registered, please meet in the grassy area adjacent to the parking lot next to the library.&...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Sew Crazy- English Paper Piecing

4:00pm - 4:45pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
New to sewing? No problem! In this 4-week series, come learn the basics of hand sewing through an English Paper Piecing project. Grades 3-5. Registration is required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn. If registered, please meet...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

DIY Tie Dye Face Mask

4:45pm - 5:45pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Studio
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Learn a couple of tie dye techniques to decorate your own one-of-a-kind face masks! Grades 6-12.  Registration is required.     ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

DIY Magazine Envelopes

3:00pm - 4:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Details:
Re-use the pages from magazines and turn them into envelopes! Magazines will be provided, but feel free to bring in your own magazines. Masks are required at TCC/City of Virginia Beach Joint-Use Library. Adults. Registration required.  ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Nailed It - Kids Edition

10:00am - 10:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Let loose of all creative expectations and get silly in this version of "Nailed It!". Use unlikely materials to create reproductions of masterful works of art. Grades 3-5. Registration required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Just 2s Art Explorers

11:00am - 11:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Lawn
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Details:
Explore the wonderful world of art, just for 2’s! Join us for songs, a story, and a fun art activity using washable paint. Age 2. Registration is required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn. If registered, please meet ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Meet the Artist: Jorge Antonio Saenz

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Studio
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, Hobbies
Details:
ECSTASY OF COLOR Jorge uses thoughts, feelings, and emotions to create his complex artwork. He relies on his architectural background to create his layered effect of shapes and color fluctuations. Each artwork carries thoughtful color compositions...