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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 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 "Adults 18+" group.

Movie Afternoons & Trivia

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Bayside & Special Services Library
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Details:
Come for some movie trivia, stay for a movie! Unwind for the weekend with a film after testing your knowledge. Smartphones are required to play trivia! ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Cinema Saturday: How to Train Your Dragon

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Kempsville Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies, Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Feeling that back-to-school stress? Kick back, relax, and hang out with other teens reliving the glory days of summer by watching How to Train Your Dragon. Enjoy sugary treats and dragon-themed crafts while you watch.  Grades 6-12. Registrati...
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 "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 "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Fat Bear Week

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
Fat Bear Week returns this year on September 29! Stop by the library to make "political" posters and buttons for your favorite furry friend. Enjoy lively discussions before you vote for the fattest bear. Which bear will rise to the top and win fat...
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 "Adults 18+" group.

Tabletop Gaming

10:00am - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Folio & Libris Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Details:
Enjoy 10 hours of tabletop board games to play! Lots of games to choose from, or bring a game to share. Drop in and out throughout the day. Adults. Registration is not required. Offered in partnership with Tidewater Area Gaming Society (TAGS) ...
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 "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 "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...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Outdoor Program: Pretend Play Museum - Exhibit Engineering

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: 7
Details:
Bring in a special toy or collection for show and tell. Pretend to be a museum curator by designing a display space for your exhibit. Grades K-5. Registration required. This program will be presented outside on the lawn. If regist...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Anime Club

4:30pm - 6:00pm
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: Culture, Hobbies
Details:
Join us to watch anime and hang out with other fans! Showings change monthly and may be rated up to TV-14. Grades 6-12. This month’s showing:  Pokémon 3: The Movie . No registration required.  Just drop in! ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

DIY Duct Tape Earrings

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: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Learn how to make your own duct tape earrings! Masks are required at TCC/City of Virginia Beach Joint-Use Library. Adults. Registration 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.
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Outside Dog Day Afternoon!

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Outside
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Authors, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Details:
Bring your favorite canine friends to an afternoon of dog centered fun! Enjoy stories, crafts, friendly games, information on dog care. Have your picture taken with your pup with our Green Screen! This is an outdoor program. In case of incl...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Paint Night: Fall Leaves

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
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
It’s a paint party! Create a beautiful painting following step-by-step instructions or free-style your own masterpiece. Grades 6-12. Registration is required. Masks are required at TCC/City of Virginia Beach Joint-Use Lib...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

WebEx Live: Faux Insect Taxidermy

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Make a three dimensional artwork with a creepy crawly theme. No insects will be harmed in the making of this craft. All supplies provided. Grades 6-12. Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with the login...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

DIY Magazine Gift Bags and Bows

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: 5
Details:
Re-use the pages from magazines and turn them into gift bags and bows! 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 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Slime Time

4:30pm - 6:00pm
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: Hobbies
Details:
Make your own slime, and customize it with different colors and add-in's while you hang out and enjoy a movie. Grades 6-12. No registration required.  Just drop in! ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Homeschool Teens: Ceramic Tile Art with Sharpies

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 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Decorate a ceramic tile with sharpies and rubbing alcohol to make a unique coaster to use or gift away. All supplies provided. Grades 6-12. Registration is required.  Masks are required at TCC/City of Virginia Beach Joint-Use Library. ...