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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 June 8. 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, July 6, 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: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 6, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Recess Games

Remember recess? Come and join us for freeze tag, hopscotch, jump rope, hula hoops. All of those fun times outside or in. Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Registration is not required. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 6, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Elementary Science

Learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Grades K-2. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 6, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Money Origami

Twist bills, fold them and make them look like something else besides plain old cash! Imagination and origami can turn those dollars, pesos, euros, yen and rubles into something quirky or fun. 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. Monday, July 6, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, 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: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:45 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 June 8. 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. Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 11:15 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, July 7, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Aesop's Sock Puppet Workshop

In four sessions, turn a favorite fable into a script, create a sock puppet, and present a play for family and friends. 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. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 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 June 8. 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, July 8, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, July 8, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

John Kingry Magic Show

Can you see through the illusion? Prepare to be amazed and dazzled by magician John Kingry! All ages. No registration required. 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 to the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Minecraft II

Minecraft Club II is for those members that have participated in and completed Minecraft Club I. We’ll continue to learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Pre-requisites: Minecraft Club I. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Minecraft I

Do you want to learn how to make your own Minecraft mods? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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. Thursday, July 9, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

3s Please Storytime

With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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. Thursday, July 9, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM.

Annie

Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! In today’s PG movie, Annie, a foster kid living with a mean foster mom sees her life change when a business tycoon decides to take her in. 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. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, July 9, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

TAG Meeting

Teens make a difference! Learn new things, make new friends, give back to the community and earn volunteer hours. Contact your local library for details! Event Type: Meetings. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, July 9, 2015, 6:30 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. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, July 10, 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: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, July 10, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Wii Dance!

Learn new steps and dance challenges by playing Wii Dance! Grades 6-8. 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. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, July 10, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 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. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, July 11, 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: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, July 11, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Mahjong for Teens

Think Gin Rummy using tiles! Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Grade 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, July 11, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, July 13, 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: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 13, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

JULiArt: A Craft Course in Art History

Learn some of the great highlights of art history through a weekly craft series! Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 13, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Elementary Science

Learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Grades K-2. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 13, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, 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: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:45 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 June 8. 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. Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Paper Roller Coaster Building

Build an awesome roller coaster with loop-the-loops, drops and more, using everyday materials! What kind of coaster will you make? 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. Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 1:00 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, July 14, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Aesop's Sock Puppet Workshop

In four sessions, turn a favorite fable into a script, create a sock puppet, and present a play for family and friends. 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. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 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 June 8. 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, July 15, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, July 15, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Uncle Ty-Rone’s World of Reading Show

Puppets bring to life the excitement of reading in this comical show by ventriloquist Uncle Ty-rone. All ages. No registration required. 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 to the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Minecraft II

Minecraft Club II is for those members that have participated in and completed Minecraft Club I. We’ll continue to learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Pre-requisites: Minecraft Club I. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

JULiArt: A Crash Course in Art History

Ever want to learn just what art is all about? Discover some of the great highlights of art history through a weekly lecture series. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Minecraft I

Do you want to learn how to make your own Minecraft mods? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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. Thursday, July 16, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

3s Please Storytime

With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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. Thursday, July 16, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! In today’s PG movie, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, a grumpy young boy has everything go wrong, all in one day. 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. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, July 16, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Dealing with Dragons

It’s time to explore dragons through stories and song. We’ll hear some and make some then create a huge dragon to fly on the wall. Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, July 16, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 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. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, July 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: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, July 17, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 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. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, July 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, July 18, 2015, 11:15 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 June 8. 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, July 20, 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: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 20, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

JULiArt: A Craft Course in Art History

Learn some of the great highlights of art history through a weekly craft series! Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 20, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Recess Games

Remember recess? Come and join us for freeze tag, hopscotch, jump rope, hula hoops. All of those fun times outside or in. Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Registration is not required. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 20, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Elementary Science

Learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Grades K-2. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 20, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, 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: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:45 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 June 8. 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. Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 11:15 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, July 21, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Aesop's Sock Puppet Workshop

In four sessions, turn a favorite fable into a script, create a sock puppet, and present a play for family and friends. 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. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Summer Reading Fantasy

Read a book anywhere in the universe! With a green screen and camera you can create your own fantasy "postcard" or short video for family and friends. Grades 6-8. No registration. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 4:30 PM – 6:00 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 June 8. 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, July 22, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, July 22, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Teeny Tiny Farm

Join us for a barnyard party with miniature farm animals! All ages. No registration required. 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 to the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Minecraft II

Minecraft Club II is for those members that have participated in and completed Minecraft Club I. We’ll continue to learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Pre-requisites: Minecraft Club I. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

JULiArt: A Crash Course in Art History

Ever want to learn just what art is all about? Discover some of the great highlights of art history through a weekly lecture series. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Minecraft I

Do you want to learn how to make your own Minecraft mods? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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. Thursday, July 23, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

3s Please Storytime

With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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. Thursday, July 23, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM.

Maleficent

Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! In today’s PG movie, Maleficent, a vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land. 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. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, July 23, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

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

Role Playing Madness

Like tabletop RPGs? Come meet fellow gamers and learn new systems including Pathfinder and Dragon Age! Personal maps and dice are welcome. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, July 23, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:30 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. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, July 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: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, July 24, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 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. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, July 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. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, July 25, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Role-Playing Adventures

Create a fictional character and embark on fantastical quests and journeys using pencil and paper, a set of dice and your collective imagination. 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, July 25, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, July 27, 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: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 27, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

JULiArt: A Craft Course in Art History

Learn some of the great highlights of art history through a weekly craft series! Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 27, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Elementary Science

Learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Grades K-2. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 27, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Finger Puppets

Make little puppets, just the right size for your fingers. Decorate them and then we’ll learn fun rhymes for them. Grades K-2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 27, 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: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:45 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 June 8. 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. Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 11:15 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, July 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Aesop's Sock Puppet Workshop

In four sessions, turn a favorite fable into a script, create a sock puppet, and present a play for family and friends. 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. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Yoga Storytime

Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, July 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 June 8. 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, July 29, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, July 29, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toys & Games in Early America

Enjoy some hands-on fun with toys and games from Early America, presented by the Virginia Beach History Museums. Family/All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Minecraft II

Minecraft Club II is for those members that have participated in and completed Minecraft Club I. We’ll continue to learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Pre-requisites: Minecraft Club I. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

JULiArt: A Crash Course in Art History

Ever want to learn just what art is all about? Discover some of the great highlights of art history through a weekly lecture series. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Minecraft I

Do you want to learn how to make your own Minecraft mods? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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. Thursday, July 30, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

3s Please Storytime

With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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. Thursday, July 30, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM.

Big Hero 6

Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! In today’s PG movie, Big Hero 6, a special bond develops between a plus-sized inflatable robot, a young prodigy, and a group of friends. 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. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, July 30, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 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. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, July 31, 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: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, July 31, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 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. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, August 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: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Mr. Hew in the Big Blue Chair

Mr. Hew in the Big Blue Chair Bring your family to share stories, songs, laughs and whistles. Family/ All Ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 PM.

Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

Create your own characters, design sets, and film stop-motion masterpieces on the library's iPads in this 3-week series (8/3, 8/10, 8/17). All materials provided - just bring your imagination! 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. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 3, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Crochet: Beginner's Workshop

Learn to crochet and start a project to work on at home. Learn to chain, single crochet and cast off. 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. Monday, August 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

JULiArt: A Craft Course in Art History

Learn some of the great highlights of art history through a weekly craft series! Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Recess Games

Remember recess? Come and join us for freeze tag, hopscotch, jump rope, hula hoops. All of those fun times outside or in. Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Registration is not required. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 3, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

50 Shades of Love: It Was a Hot Summer Night

Come join us for a look at the hottest books to hit romance shelves! Stay for the chocolate. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 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, August 4, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Summer Fun Puppet Show

Join our puppets as they explore the joys of summer. Family/ All Ages. No registration required. 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 to the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Think gin rummy using tiles. Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Marketplace. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Marvelous Magic Show

Enjoy this entertaining show and have fun with magic. Family/All ages. No registration required. 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 to the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM.

Minecraft II

Minecraft Club II is for those members that have participated in and completed Minecraft Club I. We’ll continue to learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Pre-requisites: Minecraft Club I. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

JULiArt: A Crash Course in Art History

Ever want to learn just what art is all about? Discover some of the great highlights of art history through a weekly lecture series. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Minecraft I

Do you want to learn how to make your own Minecraft mods? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Mahjong for Teens

Think Gin Rummy using tiles! Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Grade 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, August 8, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Mr. Hew in the Big Blue Chair

Mr. Hew in the Big Blue Chair Bring your family to share stories, songs, laughs and whistles. Family/ All Ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 PM.

Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

Create your own characters, design sets, and film stop-motion masterpieces on the library's iPads in this 3-week series (8/3, 8/10, 8/17). All materials provided - just bring your imagination! 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. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 10, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Crochet: Beginner's Workshop

Learn to crochet and start a project to work on at home. Learn to chain, single crochet and cast off. 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. Monday, August 10, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

JULiArt: A Craft Course in Art History

Learn some of the great highlights of art history through a weekly craft series! Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 10, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Kids' Origami

Learn basic origami and the joys of paper folding. 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. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 10, 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, August 11, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Minecraft II

Minecraft Club II is for those members that have participated in and completed Minecraft Club I. We’ll continue to learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Pre-requisites: Minecraft Club I. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

JULiArt: A Crash Course in Art History

Ever want to learn just what art is all about? Discover some of the great highlights of art history through a weekly lecture series. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Minecraft I

Do you want to learn how to make your own Minecraft mods? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

TAG Meeting

Teens make a difference! Learn new things, make new friends, give back to the community and earn volunteer hours. Contact your local library for details! Event Type: Meetings. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, August 13, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Left Hander Day

How left-handed are you? Do a couple of simple experiments to find out and then compete against others on a level playing field where everyone uses the non-dominant hand. Grade 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. Friday, August 14, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Mr. Hew in the Big Blue Chair

Mr. Hew in the Big Blue Chair Bring your family to share stories, songs, laughs and whistles. Family/ All Ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 17, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 PM.

Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

Create your own characters, design sets, and film stop-motion masterpieces on the library's iPads in this 3-week series (8/3, 8/10, 8/17). All materials provided - just bring your imagination! 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. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 17, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Crochet: Beginner's Workshop

Learn to crochet and start a project to work on at home. Learn to chain, single crochet and cast off. 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. Monday, August 17, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

JULiArt: A Craft Course in Art History

Learn some of the great highlights of art history through a weekly craft series! Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 17, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Recess Games

Remember recess? Come and join us for freeze tag, hopscotch, jump rope, hula hoops. All of those fun times outside or in. Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Registration is not required. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 17, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 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, August 18, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Minecraft II

Minecraft Club II is for those members that have participated in and completed Minecraft Club I. We’ll continue to learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Pre-requisites: Minecraft Club I. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

JULiArt: A Crash Course in Art History

Ever want to learn just what art is all about? Discover some of the great highlights of art history through a weekly lecture series. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Minecraft I

Do you want to learn how to make your own Minecraft mods? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Role Playing Madness

Like tabletop RPGs? Come meet fellow gamers and learn new systems including Pathfinder and Dragon Age! Personal maps and dice are welcome. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, August 20, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Role-Playing Adventures

Create a fictional character and embark on fantastical quests and journeys using pencil and paper, a set of dice and your collective imagination. 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, August 22, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Hey Diddle Diddle! Songs for Small Ones

Sing along and learn fun songs. You can sing them here or there, you can sing them anywhere! Preschool (ages 3-5). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, August 22, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Mr. Hew in the Big Blue Chair

Mr. Hew in the Big Blue Chair Bring your family to share stories, songs, laughs and whistles. Family/ All Ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 24, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 PM.

Crochet: Beginner's Workshop

Learn to crochet and start a project to work on at home. Learn to chain, single crochet and cast off. 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. Monday, August 24, 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, August 25, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Yoga Storytime

Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Minecraft II

Minecraft Club II is for those members that have participated in and completed Minecraft Club I. We’ll continue to learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Pre-requisites: Minecraft Club I. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Minecraft I

Do you want to learn how to make your own Minecraft mods? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 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: Pawsitive Reading. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, August 27, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Mr. Hew in the Big Blue Chair

Mr. Hew in the Big Blue Chair Bring your family to share stories, songs, laughs and whistles. Family/ All Ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 31, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 PM.

Teen Writing Club

Enjoy writing your original stories or fanfiction? Join our virtual meetings to perfect your craft. 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. Room: Off Site. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

TAG Meeting

Teens make a difference! Learn new things, make new friends, give back to the community and earn volunteer hours. Contact your local library for details! Event Type: Meetings. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 10, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Goodnight, Children of the World

Gather for multi-cultural stories and songs for bedtime in our comfy Children’s Lounge. Wear your pajamas and bring a stuffed animal friend! All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 10, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 14, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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, September 14, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 14, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Aquaman Oysters

By the Beard of Poseidon! Find out how our outrageous oysters help save the bay. Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 14, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 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 August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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, September 16, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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, September 17, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 18, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Wreck-a-Shirt

Tie-dye, crop tops, and fringe! Bring a t-shirt you are willing to artistically destroy or choose one provided. 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. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

FunMath@JUL

Explore optical illusions and patterns in numbers. Grades 3-8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of each program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Pre-requisites: none. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Role-Playing Adventures

Create a fictional character and embark on fantastical quests and adventures using a 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: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Study Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 21, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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, September 21, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 21, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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. Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 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 August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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, September 23, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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. Thursday, September 24, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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, September 24, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 25, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 25, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 26, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 26, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Hobbit Day

Go on a quest to re-live the fantastical adventures of Frodo and Bilbo! Celebrate the birthday of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins and embark with us on an unexpected journey through Middle Earth in the form of a craft scavenger hunt that will take you there and back again. Family/All Ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 26, 2015, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Now Read This Youth Book Club

Join other young readers as we explore exciting choices in youth fiction. Check in the Children’s Room 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. Room: Study Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Book Description: Tesla's Attic by Neal Shusterman. Next Month's Title: The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 26, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 28, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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, September 28, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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. Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Who Wants to Be a Superhero Millionaire?

Test your knowledge of superheroes with a team of friends in this fun Library Quiz Show. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 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 August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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, September 30, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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. Thursday, October 1, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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, October 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Goodnight, Children of the World

Gather for multi-cultural stories and songs for bedtime in our comfy Children’s Lounge. Wear your pajamas and bring a stuffed animal friend! All Ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 1, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, October 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, October 2, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, October 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, October 3, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Mahjong for Teens

Think gin rummy using tiles. Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Grade 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Marketplace. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Pre-requisites: None. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, October 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.