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Now Read This!

Read the book and join the fun! Call for book selections. Registration required. Grades 4-7. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Technology Tutors

Do you have a new device? Do you want to learn more about your device? Come into a technology open house where our library Teens will help you learn how to use a new piece of technology, learn some tricks, and teach how to use some digital library tools to improve your every day life. No reservations required. Please bring in your device, if possible. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Desktop Publishing for Beginners

Learn to create simple posters, flyers, brochures, and more! Knowledge of Word required. Please bring a USB/flash drive to save your work. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Knowledge of Word required. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, October 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

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: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, October 27, 2014, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Word Processing Intermediate

Learn how to insert pictures, tables, and more. Prerequisite: basic word processing skills. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Word for Beginners required or basic skills, including keyboarding, mouse,formatting text. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Play Date with the Alphabet

Sing, play, talk and move your way through activity stations designed to make learning the alphabet fun. Preschool (3-5 years) with families. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Storybook Disguise

Dress up as your favorite storybook character! We will share stories, play games, and a game of who's who. Come in costume or create one with materials provided. All participants in costume will receive a small gift. Registration required. Family/All ages. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

DIY Craft Fair

Presented by Kempsville T.A.G. Teen Volunteers will have their crafts on display and show you how to make their epic creations. Registration required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 3, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 3, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 3, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 3, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

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 October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. 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, November 4, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

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 October 20. 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, November 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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 October 20. 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. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 11:15 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 October 20. 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. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Up Dog Yoga Storytime

Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child-friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Registration required. Wear comfortable clothes. Yoga mats and towels welcome, but not required. Grades K - 2. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Scholastic Chess Club

Do you love chess? Are you looking for people to play with and ways to advance your skills? Drop-in to Kempsville Library’s Chess Club! Grades K-12, no registration necessary. Basic knowledge of chess pieces and rules required. Meets the 1st Wed of the month. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Pre-requisites: Basic knowledge of chess pieces & rules required. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 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 October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

3s Please Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Word Processing for Beginners

Learn how to complete common tasks, including creating and formatting simple documents. Basics computer skills required. Bring USB/flash drive to save your work. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Basic computer skills required. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 4:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Sing, Play, Move!

Looking for fun family time? We will be working on early literacy skills while we sing, play and move. Ages 3-5 with family. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Thank You Cards for Heroes

Drop in and create a card of encouragement for a service member. This is your chance to thank them and tell them the freedoms you’re grateful for. Family/All ages. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 10, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 10, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 10, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 10, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 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 October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

3s Please Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

International Games Day @ Your Library

come out and celebrate International Games Day through multiple types of games; board games, video games and role playing games. We've got it all! Enjoy spending time with your family and others through different challenges! No registration required. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, November 15, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 17, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 17, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 17, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 17, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

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 October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. 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, November 18, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Now Read This: Adult Reader's Cafe

Formerly called “Reader’s Café.” Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. Light refreshments served. This month's title is "Unbroken" by Hillenbrand. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Book Description: "Unbroken" by Hillenbrand. On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean & disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris & a slick of oil, gasoline, & blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor. Find in Catalog: http://bit.ly/1uiMFU9. Next Month's Title: "Prayer Box" by Wingate. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

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 October 20. 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, November 18, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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 October 20. 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. Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 11:15 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 October 20. 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. Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Fun Math: Order of Operation

Discover how fun math can be while exploring various concepts. Explore a new concept every month through hands-on activities. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

When You Give a Pig a Party

Join your favorite picture book pigs at the library for party games, crafts, and a few stories. Registration required. Guardians must stay with child. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 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 October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, November 20, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, November 20, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

3s Please Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, November 20, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Now Read This: The Book Lair

Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month.Registration required. Grades 4 - 7. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Book Description: Warriors: Dawn of the Clans Series by Erin Hunter. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 24, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 24, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 24, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 24, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

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: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 24, 2014, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

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 October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. 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, November 25, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

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 October 20. 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, November 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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 October 20. 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. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 11:15 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 October 20. 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. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Teen Tech Tutors

Do you have a new device or want to learn more? Our library teens will help show you the ropes! Please bring in your device, if possible. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, December 1, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, December 1, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, December 1, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, December 1, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

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 October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. 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, December 2, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

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 October 20. 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, December 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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 October 20. 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. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 11:15 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 October 20. 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. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Up Dog Yoga Storytime

Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child-friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Registration required. Grades K - 2 Wear comfortable clothes. Yoga mats and towels welcome, but not required. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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. No registration required. Grades K - 12. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

3s Please Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

3s Please Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Sing, Play, Move!

Looking for fun family time? We will be working on early literacy skills while we sing, play and move. Ages 3-5 with family. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Tree Craft

Make a frame-able family tree together! Children color in the tree while an adult family member shares the names and relationships. Grades K - 2 with an adult family member. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, December 8, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, December 8, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, December 8, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, December 8, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

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 October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. 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, December 9, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

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 October 20. 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, December 9, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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 October 20. 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. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 11:15 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 October 20. 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. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

3s Please Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, December 11, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

3s Please Storytime

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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, December 11, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Winter Wonderland Storytime

Prepare for the season through stories and songs in this family storytime. Seasonal stories and crafts will be provided. Registration required. Family/All ages. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Saturday, December 13, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Movies @ the Library

Captain America: "The Winter Soldier" Come in and warm up with the next installment in Marvel's Captain America Series! Grades 6 - 12. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Sunday, December 14, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

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: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, December 15, 2014, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Now Read This: Adult Reader's Cafe

Formerly called “Reader’s Café.” Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. Light refreshments served. This month's title is "Prayer box" by Lisa Wingate. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Book Description: "Prayer Box" by Wingate. When Iola Anne Poole, an old-timer on Hatteras Island, passes away in her bed at ninety-one, the struggling young mother in her rental cottage, Tandi Jo Reese, finds eighty-one carefully decorated prayer boxes, one for each year, spanning from Iola's youth to her last days. Hidden in the boxes is the story of a lifetime, written on random bits of paper. Find in Catalog: http://bit.ly/1lP9HKt. Next Month's Title: TBD. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Fun Math: Word Problems

Discover how fun math can be while exploring various concepts. Explore a new concept every month through hands-on activities. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Now Read This: The Book Lair

Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. Registration required. Grades 4 - 7. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Book Description: Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer. Next Month's Title: Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.