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

Grab and Go: Tiny Art Show

All Day 5/2 - 5/28
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Details:
Display your artistic talents in the Library's Tiny Art Show!  Pick up a mini canvas and then create your masterpiece.  When completed, return it to the library so it can be part of the show at the Central Library! There will be a limite...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Strawberry Season Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
Strawberry Season is here! Join us for a fun, interactive storytime featuring books, songs, counting activities and a special craft.  Program attendees will decorate a personal strawberry basket to bring home. Ages 3-5. Registration is required....
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Krafting for Kennels: Mats for Mutts

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Storytime Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Let's craft to give back to the furry friends who give so much to us. Activity mats provide comfort and entertainment to shelter animals as they wait for their forever homes. Finished products will be donated to a local animal shelter.  Adults 1...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

VBSTRONG: Unwind Wednesday

4:00pm - 7:00pm
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: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Details:
May is ME time.  Unwind, read a little, and enjoy some relaxing activities. Take some time to yourself for fun and relaxation this week.  Different themed activities each day. Teens, grades 6-12.  No registration required. Just drop...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
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.

Get Creative By the Books!

1:00pm - 3:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace North
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Get creative next to a display of books. Each month, you will be inspired by books with a common topic. Craft supplies will be available. Families. Registration not required. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Strawberry Season Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Strawberry Season is here! Join us for a fun, interactive storytime featuring books, songs, counting activities and a special craft.  Program attendees will decorate a personal strawberry basket to bring home. Ages 3-5. Registration is required....
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
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 "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

VBSTRONG: Plant a Seed of Kindness

10:00am - 11:00am
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
 Listen to stories, sing songs, and enjoy making art about how easy it is to be kind to each other and how nice it makes us feel!  ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Let's go Fly a Kite! Preschool Storytime: Outdoor Program

10:30am - 11:15am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Outside
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Let's go Fly a Kite at the Kempsville Library!  Join us for a stories and rhymes all about kites, and make a paper kite of your own.  We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confid...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Mini Magnets

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Kempsville Area Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Come join us as we color and create these one of a kind mini magnets!  All project supplies will be provided. Adults 18+ Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time (Video Games)

4:00pm - 5:45pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Teen & Technology Space
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Details:
Join us Tuesday nights for teen-only activities. Enjoy movies, games, crafts, and more, with different selections each week. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required, drop in any time! Weekly Themes: 1st Tuesday: Anime Club 2nd Tuesday...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

Homeschool Tweens: Walkabout and Rock Painting

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: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Relax as we explore the outside of the library and visit the library's rock garden. Decorate a rock, write a kind message, and add to the rock garden or gift the painted rock to someone. Weather permitting, most of this program will be presented outs...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Art

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: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
Bring your preschooler to explore different artistic styles. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required.  ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
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 "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Paint and Play

10:30am - 11:15am
Bayside & Special Services Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
It’s never too soon to introduce your baby to art! Join us at the library for a sensory art experience that improves your baby’s fine motor skills and stimulates their curiosity. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy. All materials provided. Ages...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Live Art K-2: Pointillism

11:00am - 11:45am
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
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. This month we will be exploring Pointillism. Grades K-2. Online registration is re...

Memorial Day

All Day
All Branches
Branches:
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, Bayside & Special Services Library, Great Neck Area Library, Kempsville Area Library, Oceanfront Area Library, Princess Anne Area Library, Pungo-Blackwater Library, TCC/City Joint-Use Library, Wahab Public Law Library, Windsor Woods Area Library, Digital Program, Off Site
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Time (TAG Presents: Cat Castles)

4:00pm - 5:45pm
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Teen & Technology Space
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Details:
Join us Tuesday nights for teen-only activities. Enjoy movies, games, crafts, and more, with different selections each week. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required, drop in any time! Weekly Themes: 1st Tuesday: Anime Club 2nd Tuesday...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Homeschool Teens: Wood Ornament

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: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Learn to burn wood with some basic pyrography techniques and decorate your own unique wooden ornament. Grades 9-12. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
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 "Grades 3-5" group.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.

Tween DIY Fidget Toys

2:00pm - 3:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Library Rooms L102 and L103
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Refocus and release stress with your own fidget toys! Make a couple different fidget toys out of (mostly) everyday materials. All supplies provided. Grades 4-7.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen DIY Fidget Toys

3:30pm - 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: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Refocus and release stress with your own fidget toys! Make a couple different fidget toys out of (mostly) everyday materials. All supplies provided. Grades 6-12.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Tiny Art Show - Opening Night Party

6:30pm - 7:30pm
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Details:
Teen artists and their guests are invited to join us to celebrate the artwork created during the month of May for the Tiny Art Show project.  Walk the gallery, talk to the artists, tour the teen space and learn about our summer programming. G...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Color Blast Art!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors, Culture, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Express yourself in this engaging program designed to help identify emotions through art, music and words. Grades 3-5. Registration is required. ...