Upcoming Events

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Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Crafty Thursday

June 27, 2019
11:15am - 12:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Biblio Studio
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
You can be a maker!  Join us on Thursday mornings for a different creative and fun crafting experience each week. Ages 3+. Registration not required. ...

Preschool Open Play

June 27, 2019
11:30am - 1:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Children's Area
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
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. It is not a structured program. Age...

Preschool Eye Screening

June 27, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years)
Program Type: Workshops & Lectures
Program Description:
Detect vision problems in your preschool child during this free eye screening provided by the Lions Club. Ages 3-5. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arri...

TEENY TINY FARM

June 27, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Lawn
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Join us for a barnyard party with miniature farm animals! All ages. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ...

VB Chess Club

June 27, 2019
4:30pm - 7:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace North
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Program Description:
Limited instruction provided for beginners. Chess equipment has been generously donated by the Virginia Chess Federation and the TCC Chess Club. Grades K - Adult. No registration required. ...

Comic Book Message Boards

June 27, 2019
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
This program will introduce basic design skills in Cricut Design and use the Cricut Explore Air machine to create personalized comic book message boards. All supplies provided.  Grades 6-12.  Registration is required. ...

Teen Time: Community Service

June 27, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
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: Hobbies
Program Description:
Want to have fun while earning community service hours? Help with various library projects that will change monthly. Available volunteer tasks range from learning workroom tasks, growing Joint-Use Library’s rock garden by preparing and decoratin...

Role Playing Adventures

June 27, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Program Description:
Traverse dungeons and fight dragons in a persistent fantasy world that evolves based on your actions, and lives on, even when you aren’t playing. Join us for five weeks of mini campaigns and earn rewards for developing your character inside...

Microsoft Word Advanced

June 27, 2019
5:15pm - 7:15pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 202
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Learn how to use the Mail Merge Wizard to personalize letters and envelopes. You’ll also learn how to proofread like a pro with the Track Changes feature. Prerequisites: Ability to create, navigate and edit Word documents and Ex...

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Camp Evergreen: You Can Grow Your Own Way

June 27, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Studio
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture, Hobbies, Workshops & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Program Description:
Summer camp’s not just for kids! Camp Evergreen is a series of meetups and classes for teens, adults, and seniors where you can earn badges for completing activities, learning skills or just for showing up and having a good time! Attend each week to...

Books on Tap at Wasserhund Brewing

June 27, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Books & Authors
Program Description:
Meet to discuss this month’s selected title: FATES AND TRAITORS by JENNIFER CHIAVERINI. Book club copies are available for check-out at the GREAT NECK information desk. Adults. Registration is not required. Book Description: John Wilkes Booth...

Toddler Open Play

June 28, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Onesies (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-3 years)
Program Type: Storytimes & Early Learning
Program Description:
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...

Baby Paint and Play

June 28, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies (3-12 months), Onesies (12-24 months)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 27
Program Description:
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....

Bricks at the Beach

June 28, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Windsor Woods Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Windsor Woods Area Library
Room: Windsor Woods Programming Room
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 46
Program Description:
Come build and play with the Lego Club at the library! Use your imagination to build Lego creations and play with fellow Lego fans. Grades K-5. Registration is required. ...

Friday Crafternoons

June 28, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Marketplace South
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Program Description:
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. ...

Creating Documents with Google Docs

June 29, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 202
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program Description:
Get to know Google Docs, a cloud based document creator that brings word processing into your browser. Learn how to create, edit, upload, and share documents from any internet capable device. Prerequisites: Ability to create and upload simple documen...

Disclaimer(s)

For more information please visit www.vbgov.com/tech-ed.

Microsoft Word for Beginners

June 29, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults 18+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Program Description:
Learn how to complete common basic tasks, including creating and formatting simple documents. Prerequisites: Ability to use a computer mouse/keyboard or have taken Computers for Beginners. We encourage you to bring a USB drive to save your work. Adul...

Disclaimer(s)

For more information please visit www.vbgov.com/tech-ed.

Camp Evergreen: Native Trees and Shrubs

June 29, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Program Description:
Summer camp’s not just for kids! Camp Evergreen is a series of meetups and classes for teens, adults, and seniors where you can earn badges for completing activities, learning skills or just for showing up and having a good time! Attend each week to ...

Role Playing Adventures

June 29, 2019
12:00pm - 3:15pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Registration
Library Branch: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
Room: Central Storytime Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 47
Program Description:
Traverse dungeons and fight dragons in a persistent fantasy world that evolves based on your actions, and lives on, even when you aren’t playing. Teens grades 6-12 (Note that Dungeons & Dragons content is marketed for ages 12+). Registrat...

Cupcake Wars

June 29, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Registration
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Area Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Program Description:
Do you love cupcakes? Ever wanted to try your hand at decorating them? Stop by the library and challenge fellow teens to see who can decorate the prettiest cupcake!  Grades 6-12. Online registration is required. ...

Stellaluna Storytime

June 29, 2019
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Pungo-Blackwater Library
Library Branch: Pungo-Blackwater Library
Room: Creeds Library
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Program Description:
Enjoy listening to Stellaluna and then meet live bats to learn more about this interesting animal. Preschool, Grades K-5. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. ...

Combined Preschool Storytime

July 1, 2019
10:00am - 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
Program Description:
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....

TAG-Sponsored Math Mates

July 1, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Registration
Library Branch: TCC/City Joint-Use Library
Room: Joint-Use Classroom 202
Age Group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 43
Program Description:
Elementary students will get tutoring from a teen volunteer on math concepts they are struggling with. The tutors will help students learn the math they need in fun, different ways. Add, subtract, multiply and divide to success! Students will need...

Preschool Open Play

July 1, 2019
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
Program Description:
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. It is not a structured program. Age...

Art à la Cart

July 1, 2019
10:00am - 7:00pm
Bayside Special Service Library
Library Branch: Bayside Special Service Library
Room: Bayside Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Drop in to the Bayside Library over the summer to learn about famous artists or art concepts and create your own masterpiece! Please note this is a drop-in program and not taught by an instructor. Family. No registration required. ...

Toddler Open Play

July 1, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
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
Program Description:
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...

Art à la Cart

July 1, 2019
11:15am - 12:15pm
Oceanfront Area Library
Library Branch: Oceanfront Area Library
Room: Oceanfront Biblio Studio
Age Group: Preschool (3-5 years), Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Adults 18+
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Come and enjoy fun art in our Biblio Studio!  Ages 3+.  No registration required. ...