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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 August 25. 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, September 22, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, September 22, 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 August 25. 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, September 22, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics with this series of programs for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, September 22, 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, September 22, 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 August 25. 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, September 23, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Biblio-craft

Transform old books into beautiful literary creations. Add life to discarded materials with these creative project ideas. Supplies provided. Registration required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, September 23, 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 August 25. 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, September 23, 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 August 25. 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, September 23, 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 August 25. 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, September 23, 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 August 25. 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, September 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics with this series of programs for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). 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. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Read and Share

Come in and talk about books that you like and hear what other teens enjoy. Swap titles or books to spread the word about your favorite reads. Registration required. Grades 9-12. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 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 August 25. 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, September 25, 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 August 25. 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, September 25, 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 August 25. 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, September 25, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

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. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, September 27, 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, September 27, 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 August 25. 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, September 29, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, September 29, 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 August 25. 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, September 29, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics with this series of programs for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, September 29, 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 August 25. 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, September 30, 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 August 25. 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, September 30, 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 August 25. 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, September 30, 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 August 25. 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, September 30, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

TXT Talk: Keeping Your Teen Safe Online

Learn to speak to your teen about internet etiquette and safety. This two part class will feature hands on tools for future discussion plus free giveaways. Tuesday September 30 and Thursday October 2 6-7 pm. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 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 August 25. 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, October 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics with this series of programs for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). 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. Wednesday, October 1, 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, October 1, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 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 August 25. 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, October 2, 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 August 25. 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, October 2, 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 August 25. 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, October 2, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Anime Club

Come out to watch and enjoy all things anime! Cosplay and sketchbooks welcome. Registration required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, October 4, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Anime Club

Come out to watch and enjoy all things anime! Cosplay and sketchbooks welcome. Grades 6-8. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, October 4, 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 August 25. 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, October 6, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Library Apps

Learn more about library apps and how to use them to enhance your library experience. Bring mobile devices. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, October 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, October 6, 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 August 25. 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, October 6, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics with this series of programs for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, October 6, 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 August 25. 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, October 7, 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 August 25. 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, October 7, 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 August 25. 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, October 7, 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 August 25. 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, October 7, 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 August 25. 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, October 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics with this series of programs for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). 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. Wednesday, October 8, 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 August 25. 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, October 9, 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 August 25. 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, October 9, 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 August 25. 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, October 9, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

TAG Meeting

Teens make a difference! Learn new things, make new friends, give back to the community and earn volunteer hours. Contact your local library for details! Event Type: Meetings. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Thursday, October 9, 2014, 5:45 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, October 11, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

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 August 25. 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, October 13, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, October 13, 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 August 25. 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, October 13, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics with this series of programs for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, October 13, 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 August 25. 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, October 14, 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 August 25. 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, October 14, 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 August 25. 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, October 14, 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 August 25. 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, October 14, 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 August 25. 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, October 15, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Preschool Science

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics with this series of programs for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). 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. Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

El Dia de los Muertos

Decorate skulls made from sugar in celebration of the Mexican holiday, El Dia de los Muertos, The Day of the Dead. Registration required. Grades 3-5. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, October 15, 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 August 25. 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, October 16, 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 August 25. 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, October 16, 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 August 25. 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, October 16, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Pumpkin Decorating

Decorate a pumpkin! Will it be scary? Will it be funny? Make your creation to share. Designs will be voted on during the fall season. Registration required. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, October 18, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 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 "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Book Description: Her name was Henrietta Lacks. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer, yet her cells--taken without her knowledge--became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first "immortal" human cells grown in culture, they are still alive today, though she has been dead for more than sixty years. HeLa cells were vital for developing the polio vaccine; uncovered secrets of cancer and viruses; helped lead to in vitro fertilization, cloning, and gene mapping; and have been bought and sold by the billions. Yet H… Find in Catalog: http://bit.ly/1riqxEx. Next Month's Title: Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

STEAM: Fun Math

Discover how fun math can be while exploring various concepts. Explore a new concept every month through hands-on activities. Registration required. Grades 3-5. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Windows 8 for Beginners

Come explore Windows 8! You’ll discover how to access the desktop, how to use files and folders, and other tips and tricks. Devices welcome. Prior experience with keyboard and mouse recommended. Registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Munchkin Math

Play with numbers, shapes, and puzzles while discovering the magic of mathematics. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Read and Share

Come in and talk about books that you like and hear what other teens enjoy. Swap titles or books to spread the word about your favorite reads. Registration required. Grades 9-12. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

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, 2:00 PM – 3:00 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.

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.