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Now Read This

Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. Call for monthly book titles. Registration required. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Tech Tuesdays

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

Yoga Storytime

Come along for a storytelling adventure filled with simple and fun yoga poses. Registration required. Preschool (3 - 5 Years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Minecraft Club

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

Read and Share

Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. No required reads. Registration required. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy II

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Event Type: Computers/Technology. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, May 28, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Pasta Jewelry

Let’s read stories about this yummy food and create “delicious” jewelry. 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. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, May 28, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Little Clickers Academy III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Event Type: Computers/Technology. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, May 28, 2015, 10:00 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: Pawsitive Reading. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, May 28, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

APIA Heritage Month Celebration

Curious about Asian American and Pacific Islander American culture? Get a taste of their unique culture through art, literature, food and more! Family/All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, May 28, 2015, 7:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Event Type: Computers/Technology. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, May 29, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Fun Math: Let’s Go Fly a Kite!

We will study, construct and enjoy flying kites on the fields of JUL. Bring a sack lunch. Grades 3 - 5 and Grades 6 - 8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, May 30, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Preschool Code Club

Coding is a type of literacy that everyone can enjoy. It organizes thoughts and expresses ideas. Your preschooler—without knowing how to read—will enjoy learning to code through playful activities. Each 45-minute class will build skills and confidence. Preschool (ages 3 – 5). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 1, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM.

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, June 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy II

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Event Type: Computers/Technology. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, June 4, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Event Type: Computers/Technology. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, June 4, 2015, 10:00 AM.

Little Clickers Academy III

You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Event Type: Computers/Technology. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, June 5, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Inch by Inch, Part 1

Create a garden right outside the Children’s Room. Plant seeds or young vegetable plants, and make a rain collection device. Songs, stories and outdoor fun. Grades K-2, 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. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, June 6, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

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, June 8, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

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, June 13, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Preschool Code Club

Coding is a type of literacy that everyone can enjoy. It organizes thoughts and expresses ideas. Your preschooler—without knowing how to read—will enjoy learning to code through playful activities. Each 45-minute class will build skills and confidence. Preschool (ages 3 – 5). Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 15, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM.

Fairy Houses and Stories

Hear magical stories about the fairies that live in our world and make a fairy house of your own using some of nature's best resources! Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Inch by Inch, Part 2

Weed, tend and harvest from our JUL container garden. Discover what has grown! Songs, stories and more gardening fun. Grades K-2, 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. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, June 20, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Wetland Wonders

Create natural sculptures and collages using found materials from our JUL wetlands. 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. Saturday, June 20, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Meet Paddington Bear

Listen to stories, make a craft and meet Paddington Bear! All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, June 20, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 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, June 22, 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, June 22, 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, June 22, 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, June 22, 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. 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: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 22, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Windbells & Whirligigs

Make whimsical things that float and spin through the air. 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: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 22, 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, June 23, 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, June 23, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Discover Your Style!

Creating your own personal style? Need ideas on putting together that new and individual look? Utilize our style expert’s knowledge through technology and style workbooks. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 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, June 24, 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, June 24, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

What is a Reptile?

Meet live reptiles in this presentation by First Landing State Park and learn about the unique characteristics of this animal group. 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on 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, June 25, 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, June 25, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM.

Look to the Stars

Learn about the stars, work on a sky-related project, and glimpse the night sky. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, June 25, 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, June 26, 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, June 26, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Cardboard Creations

What can you make with cardboard, scissors, glue, tape, and markers? We’ll supply the boxes, and you supply the imagination. Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Friday, June 26, 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. Saturday, June 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. Saturday, June 27, 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, June 27, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Preschool Code Club

Coding is a type of literacy that everyone can enjoy. It organizes thoughts and expresses ideas. Your preschooler—without knowing how to read—will enjoy learning to code through playful activities. Each 45-minute class will build skills and confidence. Preschool (ages 3 – 5). Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 29, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:45 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 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, June 29, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Preschool Eye Screenings

Detect vision problems in your preschool child during this free eye screening provided by the Lion's Club. No registration required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 29, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 29, 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, June 29, 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, June 29, 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, June 30, 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, June 30, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Summer Reading Book Talk

Introduce your favorite books to friends and family on video! Film your book talk or act out a scene using our green screen. Families/ All Ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, June 30, 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 1, 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 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Wind Tunnels

Watch the wind blow through wind tunnels. Come play with aerodynamics as we put paper airplanes, parachutes and imagination into the tunnel to float, swirl and glide on the wind. Grades 3-5. No registration. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 3:00 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. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. You must have completed Minecraft Club I to progress into this session. Registration Starts June 17, 2015. Registration for this program is a 24 week commitment, with classes each Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. except November 25, 2015. 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 1, 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. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Registration starts June 17, 2015. Registration for this program is a 24 week commitment, with classes each Wednesday from 7:30-8:30 p.m. except November 25, 2015. 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 1, 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 2, 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 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 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 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.

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.

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. Grades 6-12. Registration is required. You must have completed Minecraft Club I to progress into this session. Registration Starts June 17, 2015. Registration for this program is a 24 week commitment, with classes each Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. except November 25, 2015. 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, 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. Grades 6-12. Registration required. Registration starts June 17, 2015. Registration for this program is a 24 week commitment, with classes each Wednesday from 7:30-8:30 p.m. except November 25, 2015. 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.

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.

Preschool Code Club

Coding is a type of literacy that everyone can enjoy. It organizes thoughts and expresses ideas. Your preschooler—without knowing how to read—will enjoy learning to code through playful activities. Each 45-minute class will build skills and confidence. Preschool (ages 3 – 5). Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 13, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:45 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 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.

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. Grades 6-12. Registration required. You must have completed Minecraft Club I to progress into this session. Registration Starts June 17, 2015. Registration for this program is a 24 week commitment, with classes each Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. except November 25, 2015. 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, 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. Grades 6-12. Registration required. Registration starts June 17, 2015. Registration for this program is a 24 week commitment, with classes each Wednesday from 7:30-8:30 p.m. except November 25, 2015. 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.

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. Grades 6-12. Registration required. You must have completed Minecraft Club I to progress into this session. Registration Starts June 17, 2015. Registration for this program is a 24 week commitment, with classes each Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. except November 25, 2015. 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, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

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

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.

Preschool Code Club

Coding is a type of literacy that everyone can enjoy. It organizes thoughts and expresses ideas. Your preschooler—without knowing how to read—will enjoy learning to code through playful activities. Each 45-minute class will build skills and confidence. Preschool (ages 3 – 5). Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 27, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:45 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.