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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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM.

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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Tech Tuesdays

Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader or smartphone? Bring your device or use one of ours. We’re here to help answer your questions. No registration required. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

3s Please Storytime

With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM.

Just 2s

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Chinese Mahjong

Think Gin Rummy using tiles! Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Registration required. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

JULiArt: Andy Warhol’s Pop Art Handprints

Nothing says Pop Art like Andy Warhol! Join us for a storytime of Uncle Andy’s Cats, and create your own Pop Art masterpiece, inspired by Warhol’s paintings. Grades K - 2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Minecraft Club

Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate on a specific server. Must have your own Minecraft account. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. *12 week series with single first day registration. There is no class on 3/11. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Little Clickers Academy I

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program . Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Just 2s

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM.

Little Clickers Academy II

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Little Clickers Academy III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Little Clickers Academy III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program . Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 3, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Combined Baby 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. Stay, play and learn after class with your little one. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 3, 2015, 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, 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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 3, 2015, 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM.

Little Clickers Academy II

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:00 PM – 10:30 PM.

Combined Baby 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. Stay, play and learn after class with your little one. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. NO CLASS APRIL 11. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 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, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. NO CLASS APRIL 11. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM.

Cats & Dogs & Puppets? Oh, My!

Come watch the foolish antics of some favorite animal puppets then make a fun craft. Family/All ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Mahjong for Teens

Think Gin Rummy using tiles! Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Grades 6 -12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 6, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM.

Come and See Printing in 3-D

3D printers can make anything from plastic toys to human body parts. You’ve heard the hype. Stop by the library for an in-person demonstration. Family/ All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 6, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Maker Mornings

Do you like to make things? Need something to do on spring break? Come to the library and make something new every day during your school break. Family /All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 6, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 6, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 6, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Code Afternoons

Coding is a type of literacy that everyone can enjoy. It organizes thoughts and expresses ideas. Learn to code through self-directed, playful activities. Family/All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 6, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM.

Come and See Printing in 3-D

3D printers can make anything from plastic toys to human body parts. You’ve heard the hype. Stop by the library for an in-person demonstration. Family/ All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Maker Mornings

Do you like to make things? Need something to do on spring break? Come to the library and make something new every day during your school break. Family /All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 10:00 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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Tech Tuesdays

Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader or smartphone? Bring your device or use one of ours. We’re here to help answer your questions. No registration required. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

3s Please Storytime

With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM.

Come and See Printing in 3-D

3D printers can make anything from plastic toys to human body parts. You’ve heard the hype. Stop by the library for an in-person demonstration. Family/ All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Maker Mornings

Do you like to make things? Need something to do on spring break? Come to the library and make something new every day during your school break. Family /All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Just 2s

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Minecraft Club

Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate on a specific server. Must have your own Minecraft account. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. *12 week series with single first day registration. There is no class on 3/11. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Little Clickers Academy I

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program . Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Just 2s

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM.

Come and See Printing in 3-D

3D printers can make anything from plastic toys to human body parts. You’ve heard the hype. Stop by the library for an in-person demonstration. Family/ All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy II

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Maker Mornings

Do you like to make things? Need something to do on spring break? Come to the library and make something new every day during your school break. Family /All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Little Clickers Academy III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 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. Grades 6 - 12. Contact the library for details! Event Type: Meetings. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program . Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 10, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Combined Baby 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. Stay, play and learn after class with your little one. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Come and See Printing in 3-D

3D printers can make anything from plastic toys to human body parts. You’ve heard the hype. Stop by the library for an in-person demonstration. Family/ All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Maker Mornings

Do you like to make things? Need something to do on spring break? Come to the library and make something new every day during your school break. Family /All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 10, 2015, 10:00 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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 10, 2015, 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM.

Little Clickers Academy II

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 10, 2015, 10:00 PM – 10:30 PM.

Combined Baby 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. Stay, play and learn after class with your little one. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. NO CLASS APRIL 11. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

How-to Fest

Explore 50 short courses in 5 hours. There’s something for everyone to learn or do. Family/All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Workshops/Seminars. Audience: Grades 6-8. All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 11:00 AM – 4:00 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. NO CLASS APRIL 11. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM.

Preschool Code Club

Coding is a type of literacy that everyone can enjoy. It organizes thoughts and expresses ideas. Your preschooler—without knowing how to read—will enjoy learning to code through playful activities. Preschool (ages 3-5). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 13, 2015, 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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 13, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 13, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 13, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

The Science of the Titanic’s Sinking

One of the best-built ships in history was the Titanic. Learn how this great ship met its end and how science played a role in its sinking. Grades 6 - 8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 13, 2015, 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, 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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM.

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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Tech Tuesdays

Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader or smartphone? Bring your device or use one of ours. We’re here to help answer your questions. No registration required. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Genealogy for Beginners

Learn about the many computer resources available for family history research. Registration required. Event Type: Genealogy. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

3s Please Storytime

With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM.

Just 2s

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

JULiArt: Colonial Rag Dolls

Children in Colonial Virginia did not have many toys, so they made their own playthings. Discover those toys and make your own Colonial-era rag doll to take home! Grades 3 - 5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Minecraft Club

Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate on a specific server. Must have your own Minecraft account. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. *12 week series with single first day registration. There is no class on 3/11. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Now Picture This

Comics aren’t just for kids. Read your favorite manga or graphic novel, meet new stories and discuss among your new friends. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy I

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program . Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Just 2s

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM.

Little Clickers Academy II

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Little Clickers Academy III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Little Clickers Academy III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program . Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 17, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Combined Baby 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. Stay, play and learn after class with your little one. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 17, 2015, 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, 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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 17, 2015, 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM.

Little Clickers Academy II

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 17, 2015, 10:00 PM – 10:30 PM.

Combined Baby 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. Stay, play and learn after class with your little one. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. NO CLASS APRIL 11. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 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, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. NO CLASS APRIL 11. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM.

Fun Math: Basketball Wrap-Up Math Review

Have fun with Ms. Barbara as we Slam Dunk basic math skills to wrap up the year! Grades 3-5 and Grades 6-8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Diamond Kites

We’ll make diamond kites from common materials, and then, weather permitting, we’ll take them outside for a spin. Grades K - 2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 20, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 20, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 20, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Milk Experiments

Milk comes in regular, chocolate and strawberry, but I bet you didn’t know there was a science to milk! Experiment with milk and learn some new facts about one of the world’s favorite beverages! Grades 6 - 8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Monday, April 20, 2015, 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, 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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM.

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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Stitchin' @ JUL

Bring your own supplies so you can stitch on your current project, or bring some yarn and needles and we’ll help you along as you learn to knit. Sit in the JUL living room and enjoy like-minded company. Family/All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tech Tuesdays

Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader or smartphone? Bring your device or use one of ours. We’re here to help answer your questions. No registration required. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

3s Please Storytime

With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM.

Just 2s

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Minecraft Club

Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate on a specific server. Must have your own Minecraft account. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. *12 week series with single first day registration. There is no class on 3/11. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Little Clickers Academy I

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program . Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Just 2s

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM.

Little Clickers Academy II

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Little Clickers Academy III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Role-Playing Adventures

Create a fictional character and embark on quests and journeys using pencil and paper, a set of dice, and your collective imagination. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program . Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 24, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Combined Baby 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. Stay, play and learn after class with your little one. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 24, 2015, 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, 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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 24, 2015, 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM.

Role Playing Madness

Like tabletop RPGs? Meet fellow gamers and learn new systems including Pathfinder and Dragon Age! Personal maps and dice are welcome. Registration required. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 24, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Little Clickers Academy II

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, April 24, 2015, 10:00 PM – 10:30 PM.

Combined Baby 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. Stay, play and learn after class with your little one. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. NO CLASS APRIL 11. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 25, 2015, 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, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. NO CLASS APRIL 11. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 25, 2015, 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM.

A Beautiful Box of Poems

Build a 3-D poem in a foldable treasure box, with words and images inside and out. Grades K - 2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 25, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

JULiArt: Ancient Egyptian Board Games

The ancient Egyptians loved to play games, and board games were often included in tombs for the afterlife. Learn about the games they played, and make one of your own! Grades 3 - 5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 25, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

JULiArt: Barbarians vs. Rome

Come and celebrate Rome’s birthday as we look at depictions in Roman art of the Empire’s greatest enemy: the Barbarians! Registration required. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 25, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Now Read This: Youth Book Club

Join friends to chat about great books! Call for the book of the month. Grades 6 - 8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, April 25, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Preschool Code Club

Coding is a type of literacy that everyone can enjoy. It organizes thoughts and expresses ideas. Your preschooler—without knowing how to read—will enjoy learning to code through playful activities. Preschool (ages 3-5). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 27, 2015, 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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 27, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 27, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, April 27, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Now Read This

Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. Call for monthly book titles. Registration required. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM.

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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Tech Tuesdays

Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader or smartphone? Bring your device or use one of ours. We’re here to help answer your questions. No registration required. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Yoga Storytime

Come along for a storytelling adventure filled with simple and fun yoga poses. Registration required. Preschool (3 - 5 Years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

3s Please Storytime

With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM.

Just 2s

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Día de los Niños Storytime

Let’s celebrate the Day of Children by sharing a bi-lingual storytime with songs, books and a craft. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Minecraft Club

Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate on a specific server. Must have your own Minecraft account. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. *12 week series with single first day registration. There is no class on 3/11. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Read and Share

Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. No required reads. Registration required. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Just 2s

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 30, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 30, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

New 'Do for You

Celebrate Hairstyle Appreciation Day with a new hairdo! Have a dance or date to prepare for? Professionals from Rudy & Kelly will be here to help. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, April 30, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Combined Baby 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. Stay, play and learn after class with your little one. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, May 1, 2015, 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, 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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, May 1, 2015, 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM.

Combined Baby 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. Stay, play and learn after class with your little one. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. NO CLASS APRIL 11. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, May 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Perler Beading

Excited for Star Wars Day on May 4th? Meet fellow fans and create a themed perler bead “sprite” for key chains, refrigerator magnets and more! Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, May 2, 2015, 10:00 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. NO CLASS APRIL 11. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, May 2, 2015, 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM.

Mahjong for Teens

Think Gin Rummy using tiles! Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Grades 6 -12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, May 2, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Tech Tuesdays

Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader or smartphone? Bring your device or use one of ours. We’re here to help answer your questions. No registration required. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Minecraft Club

Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate on a specific server. Must have your own Minecraft account. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. *12 week series with single first day registration. There is no class on 3/11. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Poison Ivy: Seedy Business

Holy sprouts Batman! Learn how the eco-terrorist, Poison Ivy, sows her seeds of villainy and chaos. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, May 11, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Tech Tuesdays

Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader or smartphone? Bring your device or use one of ours. We’re here to help answer your questions. No registration required. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Minecraft Club

Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate on a specific server. Must have your own Minecraft account. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. *12 week series with single first day registration. There is no class on 3/11. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Tech Tuesdays

Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader or smartphone? Bring your device or use one of ours. We’re here to help answer your questions. No registration required. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Minecraft Club

Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate on a specific server. Must have your own Minecraft account. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. *12 week series with single first day registration. There is no class on 3/11. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Tech Tuesdays

Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader or smartphone? Bring your device or use one of ours. We’re here to help answer your questions. No registration required. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Minecraft Club

Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate on a specific server. Must have your own Minecraft account. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. *12 week series with single first day registration. There is no class on 3/11. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.