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Onesies Rhyme Time

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 registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please

With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

3s Please

With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Just 2s

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. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s

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. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Just 2s

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. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Preschool (3 - 5 years) Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Baby Rhyme Time

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 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, April 30, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, April 30, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

3s Please

With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, April 30, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, April 30, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Free Comic Book Day

Come in and check out the free comic books provided by different publishers such as Marvel, Dark Horse Comics, DC, Boom! studios, Archie Comics and more! Check out the different activities to celebrate this awesome day of art and literature! Event Type: Special Events. Audience: All Ages. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Year of the Comic Book. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, May 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Game of Thrones Live Museum

Walk through an exhibit of live lookalike characters from the Game of Thrones graphic novel series. Participate in trivia, make a family crest and see a sword-fighting demonstration. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Year of the Comic Book. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, May 2, 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Beginning Blogging

Learn to make a Blog and share your thoughts with the world. Registration required. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, May 4, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Scholastic Chess Club

Looking for people to play with and ways to advance your skills? Drop-in! Basic knowledge of chess pieces and rules required. Grades K - 12 Registration is not required. Event Type: Games. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Computers for Beginners

Learn the basics of computing through hands-on activities Adults. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Itsy Bitsy Art

Parent(s) and little ones create handprint art on a keepsake canvas with a nursery rhyme twist. Family/All ages Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Friday, May 8, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Knitting and Crocheting at Kempsville

Bring in your current project to work on and discuss. Share tips and tricks, maybe learn something new. Meet others who share your love for creating items from yarn. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, May 9, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Knitting and Crocheting at Kempsville

Bring in your current project to work on and discuss. Share tips and tricks, maybe learn something new. Meet others who share your love for creating items from yarn. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, May 9, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Funny Flip Flap Books

Create a flip flap book where the characters and story can change with the flip of a page. Grades 3 - 5 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Think gin runny using tiles. Beginners can learn to play the Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Registration required. Event Type: Games. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Internet for Beginners

Learn how to use web browsers and find information on the Web. Basic computer skills required, including using a mouse and keyboard. Registration required. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Basic computer skills required, including using a mouse and keyboard. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, May 14, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

TAG Meeting

Teens make a difference! Learn new things, make new friends, give back to the community and earn volunteer hours. Grades 6 - 12. Contact the library for details! Event Type: Meetings. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, May 14, 2015, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Pawsitive Reading

Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Pawsitive Reading. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, May 18, 2015, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Now Read This: Adult Book Club

Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. Light refreshments served. Adults. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Fun Math

Money Grade 3 - 5 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

3D Printing @ the Library

Design your own object and send it to the 3D Printer for creation! Finished projects will be picked up at a later date. Grades 6-12 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM.

Playtime Math

Have fun with numbers while you play and learn. Grades K - 2 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

3D Printers Open House

Come learn more about this cool new technology and watch 3D printers in action! No registration required. Family/All ages Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: All Ages. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, May 21, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Art from a Library Cart

Feeling creative? Learn new skills and create fun projects. Perfect for homeschool families! Grades 3 - 5 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Friday, May 22, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Plant a Seed Storytime

April showers bring May flowers and much more. Celebrate the signs of spring with a story and craft. Preschool (3-5 years) Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Tech Tutors

Do you have a new device or want to learn more? Our library tech tutors will help show you the ropes! Family/All ages No registration is required. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: All Ages. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, May 30, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.