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Computer Club

Improve your computer skills in a group setting. Registration required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Think Gin Rummy using tiles! Beginners and experienced players can learn to play this Chinese game and meet other players. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Learn How to Belly Dance

Learn the basics of belly dancing each week while learning the choreography to perform in this 4-week series. Registration is required and is for the entire series. Ages 16 and up. Event Type: Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 9-12. Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Minecraft Club

Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft club. We’ll be learning about design and working together on new creations on a specific server. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game that requires a personal account. Registration Required. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers II

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 4, 2014, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I and II. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 4, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Line Dancing

Learn the grooves for a line dance and then practice your moves. Registration required. Event Type: Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 4, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 5, 2014, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers IV

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I, II, and III. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 5, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stitch’n at JUL

Share your thoughts on books, stitchery, or the weather. Learn something new or stitch on your current stash. Bring your needle work. Registration Required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Mahjong for Teens

Think Gin Rummy using tiles! Learn to play this Chinese game and meet other players. Registration required. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Sack Your Shirt

Have an old t-shirt? Bring it in and we’ll show you how to turn it into a tote useful for carrying pencils, lunches, devices and other stuff. Registration required. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Materials Needed: Bring an old T-shirt to cut up. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Sunday, September 7, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 8, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 8, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 8, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Loop, Weave, and Wear

Learn how to make colorful cool bracelets with rubber bands and a loom. Grades 3 - 5. Registration required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 8, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 9, 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Project Coll-APP-oration

Need an app to help you find, read, write, and present information while collaborating with a group? Hear about useful apps for creating and organizing a variety of projects. Registration required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Spreadsheets for Beginners

For Adults. Learn how to use MS Excel through with fun, hands-on activities. Bring a flash drive to class to save your work. Basic computer skills necessary. Space is limited; online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Bring a flash drive to class to save your work. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 10, 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Gentle Computer Class

Learn the basics of computing through hands-on activities in this 4 session series on Wednesday- 9/10, 9/24, 10/8, and 10/22. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Learn How to Belly Dance

Learn the basics of belly dancing each week while learning the choreography to perform in this 4-week series. Registration is required and is for the entire series. Ages 16 and up. Event Type: Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 9-12. Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers II

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 9:00 AM – 9:30 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I and II. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 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. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 12, 2014, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers IV

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I, II, and III. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 12, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 12, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Science and Art with Leonardo da Vinci

Let’s discover who Leonardo da Vinci was, and explore some of his inventions and works. Inspired by Leonardo, you could follow one of his art or science projects…or invent something new! Registration Required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Grandfamilies' Storytime

Celebrate the generations with stories and songs for and about grandparents. Play and learn together, sharing favorites from now and then. Registration required. Family/ all ages. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Sunday, September 14, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 15, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Word Processing for Beginners

Learn how to complete basic tasks like creating simple documents. Basic computer skills required. Please bring a USB/flash drive to class to save your work.  This is a two part class on Sept 15 and 22. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 15, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 15, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 15, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Bacteria

Learn about bacteria and how to cultivate your own! Registration required. Grades 6-8. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 15, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 16, 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 17, 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Learn How to Belly Dance

Learn the basics of belly dancing each week while learning the choreography to perform in this 4-week series. Registration is required and is for the entire series. Ages 16 and up. Event Type: Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 9-12. Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Minecraft Club

Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft club. We’ll be learning about design and working together on new creations on a specific server. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game that requires a personal account. Registration Required. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Hispanic Heritage Month Art Exhibition

Join local artist Mildred Rosa for a reception to celebrate her art exhibition at the Joint-Use Library in conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month. Family/all ages. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Adults 18+. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Living Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers II

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 18, 2014, 9:00 AM – 9:30 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 18, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I and II. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 18, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 18, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Role-Playing Adventures

Create a fictional character and embark on fantastical quests and journeys using pencil and paper, a set of dice and your collective imagination. Registration required. Grades 9-12. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 19, 2014, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers IV

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I, II, and III. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 19, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Music Mayhem

Jam to a variety of different music related activities including karaoke, Guitar Hero, and Just Dance. Bring your own instrument and show off your skills! Registration required. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Fun Math! What do you see

FunMath: What do you see? Optical illusions and Number Patterns. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 20, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 22, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 22, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 22, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 23, 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 24, 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Learn How to Belly Dance

Learn the basics of belly dancing each week while learning the choreography to perform in this 4-week series. Registration is required and is for the entire series. Ages 16 and up. Event Type: Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 9-12. Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Read & Share

Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. No required reads. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Book Description: Reader's Choice. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers II

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 9:30 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I and II. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Spreadsheets - Beyond the Basics

Learn a little more about Excel with fun, hands-on activities. Basic computer and spreadsheet skills are required. Please bring a USB/Flash drive with you to save your work. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Goodnight Children of the World

Enjoy stories and lullabies from many lands! Wear your pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal. Share your family’s favorite bedtime songs! Registration required. Family/ all ages. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers IV

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I, II, and III. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

It's Time to Digest

How does digestion work? Which foods are more digestible than others? Learn about the human digestive system! Registration required. Grades K-2. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tales from the Savannah

Explore the wonders of animals from the great African Continent with folktales, songs and crafts. Investigate real animal behavior with our iPads and the National Geographic Kids website. Registration required. Grades K-2. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Now Read This!

Read the book and join the fun! Call for book selections. Registration is required. Grades 6-8. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Sunday, September 28, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 29, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 29, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 30, 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, October 1, 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Minecraft Club

Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft club. We’ll be learning about design and working together on new creations on a specific server. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game that requires a personal account. Registration Required. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Moon Celebration

Experience the moon and planets up close when the Back Bay Astronomers share their telescopes for this evening adventure. Bring your blanket, bug spray and flashlight to enjoy an evening under the stars. Registration required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers II

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 9:30 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I and II. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Line Dancing

Learn the grooves for a line dance and then practice your moves. Registration required. Event Type: Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, October 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers IV

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I, II, and III. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, October 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, October 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stitch’n at JUL

Share your thoughts on books, stitchery, or the weather. Learn something new or stitch on your current stash. Bring your needle work. Registration Required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, October 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Basic Origami

Come learn to make the paper cranes made famous in the story Sadako & the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr. These cranes will be displayed and then sent to Sadako’s Children’s Peace monument in Hiroshima. Registration required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, October 4, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Mahjong for Teens

Think Gin Rummy using tiles! Learn to play this Chinese game and meet other players. Registration required. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, October 4, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, October 6, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Word Processing- Graphics & Clip Art

Learn more about graphics and clipart through fun, activities. Basic skills required. Please bring a USB/flash drive with you. Registration required. Basic computer skills required. Please bring a flash drive to use in class. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, October 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, October 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, October 6, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Playing with Your Five Senses

Did you hear that? What’s this smell? Join us for stories, playing with and learning about our five senses! Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, October 6, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, October 7, 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, October 8, 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 9, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 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: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, October 10, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, October 11, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Worms to Work

Get wise about our wiggly friends! Worms are fascinating diggers, eaters and garden helpers. We’ll create a special worm compost container where they can grow and share! Registration required. Grades K-2. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, October 11, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

How to Talk About a Painting

Ever wonder how to talk about a painting? Learn the five easy steps developed by Heinrich Wölfflin, father of modern Art History, and be well on your way to discussing every painting from Leonardo’s ‘Mona Lisa’ to Marcel Duchamp’s ‘Nude Descending a Stair. Registration required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, October 11, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Button it UP!

Transform ordinary buttons into jewelry and paper crafts. Take home some fun fashion accessories! Registration required. Grades 6 - 8. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Sunday, October 12, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, October 13, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Word Processing- Graphics & Clip Art

Learn more about graphics and clipart through fun, activities. Basic skills required. Please bring a USB/flash drive with you. Registration required. Basic computer skills required. Please bring a flash drive to use in class. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, October 13, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, October 13, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, October 13, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Ink Chromatography

Learn about ink chromatography and how to figure out which pens wrote different messages! Registration required. Grades 6 - 8. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, October 13, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, October 14, 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Pocket Purse Pets: Money for Monsters

Create a cute flannel pet that can become a handy change purse. Grades 3 - 5. Registration required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, October 15, 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Minecraft Club

Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft club. We’ll be learning about design and working together on new creations on a specific server. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game that requires a personal account. Registration Required. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 16, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

iMovie Basics for iPad

Join our class and you’ll learn the basics plus so much more. We’ll walk you through all the steps from getting started to more advanced topics like splitting a clip. Registration required. If you have an iPad with iMovie, bring it to class for hands-on activities. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 16, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Owl Moon

Gather under the autumn moon for stories, songs, facts and crafts celebrating these magnificent nocturnal birds. Make an owl mask for Halloween! Registration required. Family/ all ages. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 16, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, October 17, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, October 18, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

More… Gore!

Get creative and gross your friends out with Halloween props made out of ordinary things found around the house. Wear clothes that can get messy! Registration required. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Workshops/Seminars. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, October 18, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Fun Math: PEMDAS

PEMDAS-Order of Operations: Please Excuse Her! Grades 3-8. Registration Required. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, October 18, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

ARTreach with MOCA

Join the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), for a story to inspire preschoolers to create their own masterpiece in this hands-on, creative program. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, October 20, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Read & Share

Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. No required reads. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Book Description: Reader's Choice. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Spreadsheets - Beyond the Basics

Learn a little more about Excel with fun, hands-on activities. Basic computer and spreadsheet skills are required. Please bring a USB/Flash drive with you to save your work. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Goodnight Children of the World

Enjoy stories and lullabies from many lands! Wear your pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal. Share your family’s favorite bedtime songs! Registration required. Family/ all ages. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Muscle Moves

Muscle Moves What are muscles and how do they work? Join us to discover our muscular system with science books, games, crafts and friends! Registration Required. Grades K-2. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Now Read This!

Read the book and join the fun! Call for book selections. Registration is required. Grades 6-8. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Urban Legends

What will happen if you cut a worm in half? Are you more likely to be struck by lightning or eaten by a shark? Does garlic repel mosquitos? We’ll talk about all of these things and more. Registration required. Grades 6 - 8. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Role-Playing Adventures

Create a fictional character and embark on fantastical quests and journeys using pencil and paper, a set of dice and your collective imagination. Registration required. Grades 9-12. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 30, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.