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Now Read This: The Book Lair

Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. This month: Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer 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.

Downton Abbley Premiere Party

Downton Abbey Premiere Party Get ready for the season five premiere of Downton Abbey by enjoying trivia and more with your fellow fans. Downton style attire encouraged. Adults. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Scholastic Chess Club

Looking for people to play with and ways to advance your skills? Drop-in! Basic knowledge of chess pieces and rules required. Grades K - 12 Registration is not required. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Basic Computer Skills & Internet for Beginners

Learn about the different components of the computer, how to use the mouse, keyboarding skills and more. Must attend both classes. Adults Th, 1/08, 10-11 a.m. Th, 1/15, 10 a.m.-noon. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

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. Series Name: T.A.G. (Teen Advisory Group). Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Resolution Fitness

Curious about the latest workout programs? Come try out popular fitness routines with certified trainers from local gyms and meet your fitness goal for the new year! Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Bring comfortable shoes and clothes to participate in this workout demonstration. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Classic Film Fun

Enjoy a favorite classic film. Participate in trivia challenge and discussions following the film. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, January 12, 2015, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

Extra Yarn Story & Craft

Got yarn? Annabelle does! Meet Annabelle, her magical yarn and a bully, then make a one of a kind yarn creation. K - 2 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. M, 1/12, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. KV, 385-2627. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, January 12, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Fitness on your Phone

Learn how to use free apps to keep up with your fitness and nutrition goals during the new year. Adults. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Bring your phone or tablet with you. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, January 12, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Beginners and experienced players can learn to play this Chinese game and meet other players. Instruction provided. Registration is required. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Calling all Whovians

Join us for a Doctor Who-themed adventure through time and space for all ages! Come out to enjoy games, crafts, and other fantastic activities. Family/All ages Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Friday, January 16, 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Knitting and Crocheting at Kempsville

Bring in your current project to work on and discuss. Share tips and tricks, maybe learn something new. Meet others who share your love for creating items from yarn. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, January 17, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Now Read This: The Book Lair

Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. This month's title is "Fablehaven" by Brandon Mull Grades 4 - 7 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Book Description: "Fablehaven" by Brandon Mull. Next Month's Title: "The Strange Case of Origami Yoda" by Tom Angleberger. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, January 17, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 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 January 5th. 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, January 20, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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. Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Now Read This: Adult Book Club

Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. Registration required. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Fun Math

Discover the fun of math while exploring new concepts. Grades 3-5 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Recipe Swappers

Discover delicious ideas, meet local chefs and make new friends. Recipes and samples are welcome but not required! Registration is suggested. Adults. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Playtime Math

Have fun with numbers while you play and learn. Grades K - 2 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, January 22, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, January 22, 2015, 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, January 22, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, January 22, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Moms Making Stuff

Create toys and educational manipulatives for your baby or toddler from common household objects. All materials will be provided. Bring your child along to enjoy stories and activities while you craft. Adults Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, January 24, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Technology Tutors

Did you receive a new device over the holidays? Need some help learning how to use it? Have no fear! Come into the library and our trained tutors will teach you what you need to know. Come with your device or just come with questions. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, January 24, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Minecraft Mayhem

Think you can survive this untamed, block-filled world? Come prove your skill and endurance in these challenges in Xbox 360's Minecraft! Grades 6 - 8 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Sunday, January 25, 2015, 2:00 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 January 5th. 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, January 26, 2015, 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, January 26, 2015, 10:30 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, January 26, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, January 26, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, January 26, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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, January 27, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Yoga Storytime

Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child-friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Grades K - 2 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 10:30 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Read and Share: Teen Book Swappers

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. Grades 6 - 12 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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 January 5th. 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, February 2, 2015, 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 2, 2015, 10:30 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 2, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 2, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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 January 5th. 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, February 3, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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 January 5th. 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. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Introduction to the New Chrysler Museum

Take a virtual tour of the newly renovated museum and discover works of art from ancient Egypt to contemporary times. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:30 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 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. Grades K - 12 Registration is not required. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

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

Naturally You Hair Seminar

Considering transitioning your hair from relaxed to natural? Come learn what it takes to grow and maintain your natural mane. Guest Speaker: KJ Braswell of Naturally Fierce Hair Salon. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tooth Fairy Tales

Join us at the library to celebrate National Pediatric Dental Health month. Read a story, make a craft, and visit with the tooth fairy! Grades K-2 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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, February 9, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Classic Film Fun

Enjoy a favorite classic film. Participate in trivia challenge and discussions following the film. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 9, 2015, 10:30 AM – 1:00 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 9, 2015, 10:30 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 9, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 9, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Make a Pop-Up Valentine Card

Put some pop into your Valentine greetings. Grades K - 2 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 9, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 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 January 5th. 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, February 10, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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 January 5th. 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. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 10:30 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Beginners and experienced players can learn to play this Chinese game and meet other players. Instruction provided. Registration is required. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 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 January 5th. 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. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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. Series Name: T.A.G. (Teen Advisory Group). Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Mom and Me Valentine's Day Craft

Create a beautiful gift or keepsake with your child! Each craft will feature both you and your child's fingerprints. All supplies will be provided. Family/All ages Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Friday, February 13, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Knitting and Crocheting at Kempsville

Bring in your current project to work on and discuss. Share tips and tricks, maybe learn something new. Meet others who share your love for creating items from yarn. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Now Read This: The Book Lair

Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. This month's title is "The Strange Case of Origami Yoda" by Tom Angleberger. Grades 4-7 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Book Description: "The Strange Case of Origami Yoda" by Tom Angleberger. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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, February 16, 2015, 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 16, 2015, 10:30 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 16, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 16, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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 January 5th. 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, February 17, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Now Read This: Adult Book Club

Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. Registration required. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Fun Math

Discover the fun of math while exploring new concepts. Grades 3-5 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Recipe Swappers

Discover delicious ideas, meet local chefs and make new friends. Recipes and samples are welcome but not required! Registration is suggested. Adults. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Playtime Math

Have fun with numbers while you play and learn. Grades K - 2 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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 January 5th. 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, February 23, 2015, 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 23, 2015, 10:30 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 23, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 23, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 23, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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, February 24, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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. Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Yoga Storytime

Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child-friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Grades K - 2 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 10:30 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Storybook Showdown: Monsters AHH!

You be the judge in a competition for the best monster picture book ever. While sharing spooky stories we will create a bracket to illustrate the battle for picture book domination! Grades 3 - 5 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Read and Share: Teen Book Swappers

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. Grades 6-12 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 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 January 5th. 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. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Technology Tutors

Did you receive a new device over the holidays? Need some help learning how to use it? Have no fear! Come into the library and our trained tutors will teach you what you need to know. Come with your device or just come with questions. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.