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The Sun-Earth Connection

Learn about the sun from the Back Bay Astronomers and view sun flares and sun spots using special telescopes. Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Movies at the Library

Beat the heat and enjoy Lone Ranger (PG-13). Event Type: Movies. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Dealing with Dragons

Let’s explore dragons of all colors, sizes and origins and create your own to brighten your home. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, August 1, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Ready for the Beach Storytime

Enjoy a little break between a dive and a sand castle! We’ll learn and play together with songs, little dances and stories about the sea. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Teen Code Camp: Python

Learn the basics of Python. Online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

JULiArt: Solar-Powered Prints

Discover the power of the sun by creating unique solar powered prints. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 4, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Teen Code Camp: Python

Learn the basics of Python. Online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Think gin rummy using tiles. Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

MS Excel 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. 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, August 5, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

MS Word: Intermediate Tables & Mail Merge

For Adults. Learn more about using graphics and clipart in MS Word through fun, hands-on activities. Basic knowledge of MS Word is needed to be successful in this class. Bring a flash drive to class to save your work. Space is limited; registration is required. A two part class: Mondays, August 6 & 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Basic knowledge of MS Word is needed to be successful in this class. Bring a flash drive to class to save your work. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

John Kingry Magic Show

Can you see through the illusion? Prepare to be amazed and dazzled by magician, John Kingry! Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Movies @ the Library - Frozen

Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! Join us for a showing of Frozen (PG). Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

King Cole's Merry Puppet Show

Puppets, stories, songs, crafts and fun! Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, August 8, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Teen Code Camp: Python

Learn the basics of Python. Online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 11, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Venice "Carnevale" Party

Are you tired of the same old parties? Explore the fun, magic and artistry of Carnevale. Discover this historic tradition and create your own mask to celebrate. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 11, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teen Code Camp: Python

Learn the basics of Python. Online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Night of the Shooting Stars

The fascinating shooting stars season is here. We’ll learn why stars sometimes “fall from the sky,” and we’ll make magic bottles of flickering stars. Make a wish for every “falling star” you see in the August sky! Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Animal Origami

Have fun learning basic origami to make colorful animal faces. Learn to fold straight lines to create exact shapes that you can enjoy making at home. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, August 15, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Teen Code Camp: Python

Learn the basics of Python. Online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 18, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teen Code Camp: Python

Learn the basics of Python. Online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Left-Handers Day

How left-handed are you? Do some experiments and compete against others – all with your left hand! Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

MS Word: Intermediate –Tables and Mail merge

For Adults. Learn more about using graphics and clipart in MS Word through fun, hands-on activities. Basic knowledge of MS Word is needed to be successful in this class. Bring a flash drive to class to save your work. Space is limited; registration is required. A two part class: Mondays, August 6 & 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. 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. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Gentle Computing

Learn the basics of computing through hands-on activities. Space is limited; registration is required. Call the library at 822-7800 two weeks prior to class to register. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

MS Excel Intermediate

For Adults. Learn a little more about MS Excel through with fun, hands-on activities. Bring a flash drive to class to save your work. Space is limited; online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, August 21, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Teen Code Camp: Python

Learn the basics of Python. Online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Read and Share: Reader's Choice

Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. No required reads, See below for details. Register online, but drop-ins always welcome. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Teen Code Camp: Python

Learn the basics of Python. Online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Read and Share: Reader's Choice

Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. No required reads, See below for details. Register online, but drop-ins always welcome. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 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, August 28, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Role-Playing Adventures

Create a fictional character and embark on fantastical quests. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.