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This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

10:00am - 11:30am
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Details:
Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child, and is not a structured program. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. Registration...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

10:00am - 11:30am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Details:
Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child, and is not a structured program. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. Registration...
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.

Toddler Open Play

10:00am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Details:
Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This is a social event for both caregiver and child, as opposed to a traditionally structured program. Ages 12-36 months with c...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

10:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Details:
Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This is a social event for both caregiver and child, as opposed to a traditionally structured program. Ages 6 to 24 months...
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

10:00am - 10:45am
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
It’s never too soon to introduce your baby to art! Join us at the Pungo-Blackwater library for a sensory art experience that improves your baby’s fine motor skills and stimulates their curiosity. Dress in clothes you don’t mind getting messy. All mat...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Onesies (12-24 months)" group.

Baby Open Play

10:00am - 11:30am
Kempsville Area Library
Library Branch: Kempsville Area Library
Room: Kempsville Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Details:
Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This is a social event for both caregiver and child, as opposed to a traditionally structured program. Ages 3-24 months with ca...
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.

It's Snow Time! Winter Green Screen Event.

10:00am - 4:00pm
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, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Snow and tell, make a memory to keep or share.  Come have a digital photo taken in front of our green screen with winter backgrounds to choose from.  Make a craft and try your hand at snow bowling.  All ages. No registration required.&...
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 "Adults 18+" group.

Ready to Read Family Workshop

10:30am - 11:15am
Princess Anne Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Adults 18+
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning, Workshops & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
You are your child’s teacher! In this 45 minute session, parents and caregivers will learn techniques to support early literacy at home through daily routines as they sing, talk, read, write, and play together. Attendees will receive a free stor...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Zero-Waste Gift Wrapping

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Pungo-Blackwater Senior Resource Center
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Workshops & Lectures
Details:
Approximately 4.6 million pounds of wrapping paper is produced in the US each year and over half of that ends up in our landfills! Come discover greener alternatives to traditional wrapping methods and learn some new wrapping tricks that will give th...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Basic Gift Wrapping with Craftsy

1:00pm - 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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Learn how to wrap gifts through Craftsy. Practice materials will be provided. However, you may bring gifts and wrapping paper if you would like to use the opportunity to wrap presents for holidays or birthdays.  Three hours are scheduled f...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Winter Plant Swap

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Princess Anne Area Library
Library Branch: Princess Anne Area Library
Room: Princess Anne Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Details:
Come swap plants with other community members! Bring your own plants, cuttings, or seeds to trade. Plants must be healthy and pest-free. Adults. No registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Art

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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Bring your preschooler to explore different artistic styles. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required.  ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Open Play

10:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Details:
Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This is a social event for both caregiver and child, as opposed to a traditionally structured program. Ages 3 to 5 years w...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Bear-y Storytime and Craft

10:15am - 11:00am
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Come join us for this teddy bear themed Storytime and learn some songs, rhymes, dancing with a fun craft at the end of the program. As well as a sleepover for the teddy bear/ stuffed animal sleepover in the library. Come in your best pajamas and...
This event is in the "Babies (3-12 months)" group.
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Stork Storytime Workshop

10:30am - 11:00am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Adults 18+
Program Type: Workshops & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Become your baby’s first teacher! Our Stork Storytime will help you develop confidence and skills to create a daily reading routine before your baby arrives!  In this class, you’ll learn why it’s important to read aloud to babies and how to s...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Read and Share

10:30am - 12:00pm
Bayside & Special Services Library
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
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.  ...
This event is in the "Preschool (3-5 years)" group.

Preschool Science - H2O

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Bring your child in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math in this interactive program. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Registration is required.  ...
This event is in the "Adults 18+" group.

Crafternoons

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bayside & Special Services Library
Library Branch: Bayside & Special Services Library
Room: Bayside Library 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 9-12" group.

Tabletop Roleplaying One-Shot Adventure

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Library Board Room
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Adventure awaits!  Join fellow teens in person for a Dungeons & Dragons one-shot using 5th edition, led by a teen game master.  This adventure will focus on storytelling and character interaction.  Feel free to bring your own level...
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.

Art a la Cart

4:00pm - 5:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Details:
Drop in for a fun new craft in our Children’s Room!  Family.  No registration required. ...
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.

JUL/VB Chess Club

4:30pm - 6:30pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace South
Age Group: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Details:
Rotating competition is organized by the club coordinator.  Knowledge of chess rules is required; limited instruction may be provided for beginners.  Chess equipment has been generously donated by Virginia Chess Federation, private donors, ...
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.

Teen and Parent DIY Resin Coaster

5:00pm - 5:45pm
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, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Teen and parent work together to make a unique resin coaster and coaster holder, decorating with colors and add-ins. Limit of one coaster holder per group of teen and parent. Resin needs time to set, so project will be picked up at a later date....
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.

Teen and Parent DIY Resin Coaster

6:00pm - 6:45pm
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, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Teen and parent work together to make a unique resin coaster and coaster holder, decorating with colors and add-ins. Limit of one coaster holder per group of teen and parent. Resin needs time to set, so project will be picked up at a later date....