Hybrid Programming

VBPL is offering indoor, outdoor and online programming options beginning Dec. 1, 2021. We encourage everyone over the age of two to wear a mask and continue to practice social distancing. To see all options, click the "Change Selected Libraries" button, "Select All" then "Confirm Selection."

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Preschool Yoga Storytime on the Lawn

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
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. Please dress comfortably for the weather and plan to bring water for your famil...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.

Outdoor Program: Baby Rhyme Time Storytime

9:15am - 9:45am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Details:
Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 3-12 months with caregiver. Please...
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.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
Join us for a family storytime where we will read a story, sing songs, and have fun with learning! Registration is required.    ...
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.

Squirrel and Friends Storytime with Take Home Craft

10:30am - 11:15am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Storytime Room
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, Books & Authors, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Our neighborhood squirrels are busy at this time of the year- hiding acorns and scurrying in the trees! Join us for a fun storytime featuring books and activities focused on our furry friends and the animals they encounter. Family Storytime- All ages...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Combined Preschool Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
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: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
Details:
We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Combined Preschool Storytime

10:15am - 10:45am
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: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 42
Details:
We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.

Baby Rhyme Time Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 3-12 months with caregiver. Registrat...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Outdoor Program: Family Storytime on the Lawn

10:00am - 10:45am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Join us for an all ages storytime including books, songs, rhymes and literacy activities to help children develop a lifelong love of reading! Ages 2-5 with caregiver. Registration is required. This program is outdoors on the lawn. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Yeti Storytime & Craft

10:00am - 10:45am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Join us for a stomping good time as we celebrate the mythical yeti with songs, stories, and a craft. For children 3-7 years old with caregiver. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Onesies Rhyme Time

10:15am - 10:45am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Details:
Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online regi...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Outdoor Program: Storytime on the Lawn

10:30am - 10:45am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Outside
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Join us for a family storytime outside on the grass where we will read a story, sing songs, and have fun with learning! Registration is required.  Please dress comfortably for the weather and plan to bring water for your family. Also, plea...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

WebEx Live: Moving With Math

11:00am - 11:30am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Details:
Join us from home as we learn math concepts while moving along together with Ms. Amara. Ages 3-5.  Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with login details. The virtual room opens 5 minutes before the e...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Yeti Storytime & Craft

11:00am - 11:45am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Join us for a stomping good time as we celebrate the mythical yeti with songs, stories, and a craft. For children 3-7 years old with caregiver. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program-Mindfulness and Meditation for Kids

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Come chill out and calm down with mindfulness and meditation for kids. We will learn about the power of gratitude and the science of how deep breathing calms our minds and bodies while practicing some breathing techniques and...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Just 2s Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 48
Details:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration for this 5 week-long serie...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Outdoor Program: Combined Rhyme Time on the Lawn

9:30am - 10:00am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Registration is required. Please dress comfortably for the weather. Event is weather permitting.  &nbs...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Winter Animals Combined Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
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:
Join us to learn about the winter season and different animals that live where it is very cold.  We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, r...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Just 2s Storytime

10:15am - 10:45am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration for this 5 week-long serie...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Outdoor Program: Combined Rhyme Time on the Lawn

10:15am - 10:45am
Great Neck Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Great Neck Area Library
Room: Great Neck Lawn
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Registration is required. Please dress comfortably for the weather. Event is weather permitting.  &nbs...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

Outdoor Program: Family Storytime among the Trees

10:30am - 11:15am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Outside
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Join us for a family storytime outside under the trees behind the library where we will read a story, sing songs, and have fun with learning! Registration is required. Please dress comfortably for the weather and plan to bring water for your fa...
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.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Join us for a family storytime where we will read a story, sing songs, and have fun with learning! Registration is required.    ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

WebEx Live: Dot Your World (With To-Go Kit)

11:00am - 11:45am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 49
Details:
How many things can you make out of dots? Let's outline, color, and create with different-sized dots together! Preschool-2nd grade Program.   After completing registration, to-go kits will be available at the MEO Central Library ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

YouTube Video: Finger Gym To-Go: Wintertime Fun

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:
Register to pick up a kit of activities designed to build eye/hand coordination and muscles in your child’s hand. Designed for PreK - Grade 2 with a caregiver. Once registered, a kit will be available for pick-up at the MEO Central Library, 4100 V...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Combined Preschool Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
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: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
Details:
We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver...