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

Webex Live: Teen Time (Tiny Book Keychains)

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Join us for weekly teen-only activities.  Different selections every week!  Grades 6-12. Theme: Tiny Book Keychains!  Follow along or create your own work.  Supplies provided, see registration confirmation email for details. ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: NaNoWriMo With VBPL

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Details:
Taking part in National Novel Writing Month can be challenging. Our weekly virtual meet-up provides you with a network of other NaNoWriMo participants with whom you can share ups, downs, goals, fears, frustrations, and advice, as well as an hour of d...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: English Conversation Club

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Details:
This online group is an informal space to build confidence and practice speaking skills for anyone who is learning English. Join us to connect with other community members and with the Virginia Beach Public Library. After you register, you may ...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Webex Live: Ocean Explorers

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Explore the causes of ocean pollution and how you can help prevent it.  Learn some fun facts, play interactive games, and make a lava lamp. Planned and presented by library teen volunteers. Grades 3-5.   Registration is...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

WebEx Live: Thankfulness Storytime and Craft

11:00am - 11:30am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 50
Details:
There are many things to be thankful for this year. Join Ms. Veronica in celebrating everything you are thankful for with a heartfelt story, and a simple craft. If you would like to follow along with the craft portion, you will be needing one brown p...

Libraries Close Early

5:00pm - 9:00pm
Some 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, Wahab Public Law Library, Windsor Woods Area Library, Digital Program, Off Site
Description:
Libraries are closed early in observance of Thanksgiving ...

Thanksgiving

All Day 11/26 - 11/27
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 "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Read & Share Book Club

10:30am - 12:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Details:
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.  No registration required. The virtual room opens 5 minutes bef...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Webex Live: Teen Time (Anime Club)

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: 11
Details:
Join us for weekly teen-only activities.  Different selections every week!  Grades 6-12. Theme: Anime Club! Registration is required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event with login details. The virtual room opens 5 min...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: NaNoWriMo With VBPL

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Details:
Taking part in National Novel Writing Month can be challenging. Our weekly virtual meet-up provides you with a network of other NaNoWriMo participants with whom you can share ups, downs, goals, fears, frustrations, and advice, as well as an hour of d...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Beach Readers

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Details:
Beach Readers is designed for adults with developmental disabilities who are interested in improving their reading skills. We will meet online to create stories and read together. No registration required. The virtual room opens 5 minutes before t...
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Webex Live: Ocean Explorers

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Details:
Explore the causes of ocean pollution and how you can help prevent it.  Learn some fun facts, play interactive games, and decorate a reusable bag. Planned and presented by library teen volunteers. Grades 3-5.   Reg...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Webex Live: Organize Your Life with Google Keep

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
Organize your life with Google Keep! Discover how to make lists, take notes, and manage your daily tasks using your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Adults. Registration required. You will receive an email 24 hours before the event wit...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Webex Live: Teen Chat (Winter Favorites)

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Books & Authors, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Details:
Join us for a chat from the comfort of home and meet other teens.  Share what you're into, and discover new books to read, movies to watch, games to play, and more! Theme: Winter Favorites Registration is required. You will receive an emai...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Florence “Flo” Womacks of Virginia Beach is a talented photographer whose primary interests are nature and abstract imaging.  Her goal is to create a relaxed environment that results in natural, intimate, and beautiful images which imp...
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Roll20 Live: Roleplaying Adventures

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
Meet up online with other teens and play Dungeons & Dragons with a Library Game Master.  No experience necessary.  Enjoy a different one-shot adventure each session! Grades 9-12.  Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

WebEx Live: Live Art - Eric Carle

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Learn about the art methods of Eric Carle, author and illustrator of "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" among many other books. Create an Eric Carle style print on canvas. Art materials (canvas, tissue paper, painted paper, glue, and paintbrush) t...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.

WebEx Live: Gingerbread Storytime & To-Go Craft

10:30am - 11:00am
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
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
For children 3-7 years old.  Sugar and spice and stories mix up nice!  Join us for a story and craft featuring gingerbread and baking.  Once registered, a craft kit will be available for pick-up at the MEO Central Library, 41...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: Read & Share Book Club

10:30am - 12:00pm
Digital Program
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, Discussion Groups
Details:
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.  No registration required. The virtual room opens 5 minutes bef...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: History Comes Alive! Book Club

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors, History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Details:
Join us on WebEx to discuss "The Gown: a novel of the royal wedding" by Jennifer Robson available in ebook on Hoopla Digital and in Large Print, audio and paperback for pick up at Central Library for registered participants. ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Webex Live: Teen Time (Faerie Doors)

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Join us for weekly teen-only activities.  Different selections every week!  Grades 6-12. Theme: Make your own faerie door and learn about the different denizens of the "Invisible World." Supplies provided, see registration conf...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: DIY Photo Wreaths

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Learn how to a beautiful winter-themed wreath to showcase a photo. Materials for this project will be provided and available for registered participants to pick up at Central Library before the class; participants must supply their own photographs. P...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Finger Gym To-Go: Owls

10:30am - 11:30am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Register to pick up a kit of activities designed to build eye/hand coordination and muscles in your child’s hand. A brief video will explain the activities included in the kit. Designed for Ages 3-5 with a caregiver. Once register...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Books & Authors, Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Gather around as we share two legends of animals who live in wintery places, from cultures in different parts of the world; one from the land of the Inuit people, and one from China. We'll have stories and songs and fingerplays and puppets, too!...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

WebEx Live: English Conversation Club

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Culture, Discussion Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Details:
This online group is an informal space to build confidence and practice speaking skills for anyone who is learning English. Join us to connect with other community members and with the Virginia Beach Public Library. After you register, you may ...
This event is in the "Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Grades 9-12" group.

Webex Live: Teen Chat (Disney)

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Books & Authors, Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Join us for a chat from the comfort of home and meet other teens.  Share what you're into, and discover new books to read, movies to watch, games to play, and more! Theme: All things Disney! Registration is required. You will receive an em...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

WebEx Live: Preschool Science-Symmetry

10:30am - 10:45am
Digital Program
Registration
Library Branch: Digital Program
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Details:
Learn about Symmetry and how to create Symmetrical drawings with your Preschooler Materials needed are (Plain paper, a pencil, markers and/or colored pencils)  login details for this program will be emailed. The virtual room opens 5 minu...