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Sensory Friendly Family Storytime

Bayside Enjoy a small-group storytime with movement, music, and sensory play. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Valentines for Veterans

Great Neck We will send the valentines you make to the Veterans Hospital. All supplies provided. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Combined Rhyme

Joint-Use Library 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 January 5. 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, January 31, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Movie Makers

Joint-Use Library Learn about movie production in this 8 week series. Start with planning and writing. We’ll finish by shooting a short movie. Grades 6 - 8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. *8 week series with single first day registration. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Feed the Birds!

MEO Central Make a pinecone birdfeeder using a few simple materials.Children will learn how to help care for winter birds. They'll learn who migrates and who doesn't, and then continue the lesson at home by observing who visits their new feeders. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Materials Needed: Do not register for this program if you or your child have a peanut allergy. Bring a big old t-shirt to wear to protect your clothes from peanut oil. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

This Year I Will...

Joint-Use Library Kick off the new year by learning new skills. Get Started writing, try yoga, learn Zentangle, and healthy eating featuring the VA Aquarium & guest chef Patrick Evans-Hylton. Refreshments provided. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Joint-Use Library. Learn More: http://thisyeariwill.eventbrite.com. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM. TCC / Virginia Beach Joint-Use Library Corner of S. Rosemont Rd. & Faculty Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA 23453. For more info visit thisyeariwill.eventbrite.com.

Gadgets, Kids, and Libraries

Princess Anne For Grades 3 - 5 with a parent Do you want your kids to do more with a tablet than just play games? Bring your kids, devices, passwords, and chargers to learn what you can do with the library's electronic resources. Online registration begins January 17. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Sweetheart Plate Pizzazz

Oceanfront Decorate a plate for your special valentine to fill with goodies on Valentine's Day! Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Watercolor Paintings by Reba Hicks at Central Library

MEO Central Watercolor paintings by Reba Hicks will be on display in the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library lobby during the month of February all hours that the library is open. Event Type: Exhibits. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Lobby. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Sunday, February 1, 2015 – Saturday, February 28, 2015.

Sunday Soul Cinema

MEO Central Celebrate African American Heritage Month by looking at some of the movies that helped define our experience. Today's showing: "The Family that Preys". Family/All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Sunday, February 1, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Preschool Code Club

Joint-Use Library 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 30-minute class will build skills and confidence. Preschool (3-5 years). Online registration is required and begins two weeks prior to the first class. Event Type: Computer Classes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, February 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 2, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Bayside 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 January 5. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, February 2, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Great Neck 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 January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Monday, February 2, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Great Neck Library.

Baby Rhyme Time

Joint-Use Library 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 January 5. 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, February 2, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Bayside 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, February 2, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 2, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

MEO Central 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, February 2, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, February 2, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Joint-Use Library 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 January 5. 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, February 2, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Bayside 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, February 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 2, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

3s Please Storytime

MEO Central 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, February 2, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Monday Crafternoons

Bayside Bring your craft, your supplies and your passion. Meet other crafters and creators, share your ideas and get new ones. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, February 2, 2015, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, February 2, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Preschool Science

Kempsville Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 2, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

MEO Central 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, February 2, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Bayside 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, February 2, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Groundhog Day

Joint-Use Library Groundhog Day is here! Let’s celebrate and learn about this furry animal with books and crafts. Preschool (3 - 5 years) Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, February 2, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Love on the Web

Princess Anne for Adults Curious about online dating? Learn the ins and outs of dating websites and how to stay safe! Online registration begins January 19. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Monday, February 2, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

The Art of Mehndi

Windsor Woods Area Library Explore the traditions and techniques of the ancient art of Henna body painting. Chose from traditional designs or create your own to paint your own Henna body art. Supplies will be provided. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, February 2, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

New Year, New You

Joint-Use Library Need ideas on putting together that new look? Get advice from our style experts! Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, February 2, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Tech Tutoring

Bayside Meet with a tutor for help with your digital device or the libraries' digital services. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, February 3, 2015.

3s Please Storytime

Joint-Use Library 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 January 5. 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. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Bayside 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 January 5. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Great Neck 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 January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Great Neck Library.

Combined Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Combined Rhyme Time Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Oceanfront 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 January 5. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Bayside 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Great Neck 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM. Great Neck Library.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Princess Anne 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

MEO Central 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Windsor Woods Area Library 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Oceanfront 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Tech Tutoring

Great Neck One-on-one help with gadgets, computer or library resources. Call to schedule an appointment. Adults. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Princess Anne 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

MEO Central 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Recipe Swappers

Bayside Discover delicious ideas, meet local chefs and make new friends. Recipes and samples are welcome but not required! Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Bedtime Math Crazy 8 Club!

Joint-Use Library Bedtime Math Crazy 8 Club! Build stuff, run and jump, make music and learn! It’s a totally new kind of math club. Club meets for 8 weeks. Grades K - 2 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM.

Tae Kwon Do

Princess Anne For Grades 6 - 12 Here's a skill that will never go out of style. Learn more about yourself while learning some basic moves of the discipline. Online registration begins January 20. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

A Valentine Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library Spread the love with Valentine's Day stories and crafts. Family/All Ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Swing Dance 101

MEO Central Learn the basic moves and tricks behind big band swing dancing. Then spend some time practicing your new skills! Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Classes. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Battle of the Books Preliminary Event

Joint-Use Library The Battle of the Books is an annual library event that encourages literacy and provides recognition to fifth graders who enjoy reading. Pre-registered teams will compete with schools across the city by answering questions based on the books. The winner from each preliminary event will compete at the Grand Finale at the Central Library on February 28. The Joint Use Library's event will occur at the TCC Student Center, located at 1700 College Crescent. Please call 822-7800 for further information. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

MEO Central 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 January 5. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Bayside 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 January 5. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Great Neck We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence-building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Princess Anne 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 January 5. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Joint-Use Library 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 January 5. 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. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Joint-Use Library 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 January 5. 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, February 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Princess Anne 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Introduction to the New Chrysler Museum

Kempsville Take a virtual tour of the newly renovated museum and discover works of art from ancient Egypt to contemporary times. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

MEO Central 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Bayside 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Great Neck We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence-building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Oceanfront 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Pungo-Blackwater We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence-building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on Monday, January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Visit with author Lydia Netzer

Pungo-Blackwater Visit with author Lydia Netzer Author of How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky and Shine Shine Shine will share her personal writing journey. Program will be held at the SENIOR RESOURCE CENTER next door to the Pungo-Blackwater Library. Please call the library for more information 385-7790. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit lydianetzer.blogspot.com.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Princess Anne 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Kempsville Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

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

Scholastic Chess Club

Kempsville Looking for people to play with and ways to advance your skills? Drop-in! Basic knowledge of chess pieces and rules required. Grades K - 12 Registration is not required. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Battle of the Books Preliminary Event

Great Neck The Battle of the Books is an annual library event that encourages literacy and provides recognition to fifth graders who enjoy reading. Pre-registered teams will compete with schools across the city by answering questions based on the books. The winner from each preliminary event will compete at the Grand Finale at the Central Library on February 28. Great Neck Library's event will occur at the EMS Station #8, located next to the Great Neck Library at 1243 Bayne Drive. Please call 385-2606 for further information. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Storytime with Presidents

Windsor Woods Area Library In honor of President's Day,come read with us and learn about our nation's presidents! Family/All Ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Battle of the Books Preliminary Event

Bayside The Battle of the Books is an annual library event that encourages literacy and provides recognition to fifth graders who enjoy reading. Pre-registered teams will compete with schools across the city by answering questions based on the books. The winner from each preliminary event will compete at the Grand Finale at the Central Library on February 28. Bayside Library's event will occur at the Bayside Middle School, located at 965 Newtown Road. Please call 385-2680 for further information. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Minecraft Club

Joint-Use Library Do you enjoy building? Join the Library's Minecraft club! With this online game, you'll learn about design while working together on new creations. A PC account is required. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. *4 week series with single first day registration. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

Joint-Use Library 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 January 5. 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, February 5, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Little Clickers I

Joint-Use Library Age 3 - 5. 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. Registration required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

MEO Central 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 January 5. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Great Neck 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 January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Great Neck Library.

Combined Rhyme Time

Princess Anne 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 January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Oceanfront 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 January 5. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Joint-Use Library 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 January 5. 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, February 5, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Great Neck 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM. Great Neck Library.

3s Please Storytime

Princess Anne 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

MEO Central 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Oceanfront 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Pungo-Blackwater 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 Monday, January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Joint-Use Library 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 January 5. 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, February 5, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Princess Anne We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence-building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

3s Please Storytime

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

3s Please Storytime

MEO Central 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

MEO Central 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

3D Printing @ Your Library

Windsor Woods Area Library Learn about 3D printing and use the modeling software TinkerCAD to design your own object. Finished prints to be picked up at a later date. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Naturally You Hair Seminar

Kempsville Considering transitioning your hair from relaxed to natural? Come learn what it takes to grow and maintain your natural mane. Guest Speaker: KJ Braswell of Naturally Fierce Hair Salon. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Battle of the Books Preliminary Event

Great Neck The Battle of the Books is an annual library event that encourages literacy and provides recognition to fifth graders who enjoy reading. Pre-registered teams will compete with schools across the city by answering questions based on the books. The winner from each preliminary event will compete at the Grand Finale at the Central Library on February 28. Great Neck Library's event will occur at the EMS Station #8, located next to the Great Neck Library at 1243 Bayne Drive. Please call 385-2606 for further information. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Battle of the Books Preliminary Event

Princess Anne The Battle of the Books is an annual library event that encourages literacy and provides recognition to fifth graders who enjoy reading. Pre-registered teams will compete with schools across the city by answering questions based on the books. The winner from each preliminary event will compete at the Grand Finale at the Central Library on February 28. The Princess Anne Library/Pungo Blackwater Library event will occur at the Princess Anne Recreation Center, located next to the Princess Anne Library at 1400 Nimmo Parkway. Please call 385-2610 for further information. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Open Mic: Poetry and Performance at the JUL

Joint-Use Library Step into the spotlight at our Poetry and Acoustic Music Open Mic night. Share your favorite poems and songs in a cozy, coffeehouse setting. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Valentines for Veterans

Great Neck We will send the valentines you make to the Veterans Hospital. All supplies provided. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Friday, February 6, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Little Clickers I

Joint-Use Library Age 3 - 5. 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. Registration required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, February 6, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, February 6, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Genealogy Book Tour

MEO Central Learn to advance your genealogy project by using books in the Local History & Genealogy section of Central Library. Age 18+. Call to register. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Local History Area. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Valentines for Veterans

Great Neck We will send the valentines you make to the Veterans Hospital. All supplies provided. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Princess Anne for Adults Think gin rummy using tiles. Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Online registration begins January 24. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Valentine Make and Take Craft

Oceanfront Make a craft for your valentine! Families/all ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

Combined Rhyme

Joint-Use Library 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 January 5. 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, February 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

King Cole's Merry Puppet Show

MEO Central Puppets, stories, songs, crafts, and fun! Family program, suggested ages 4 and up. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: MEO Central Library. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Twisted Tales

Bayside Join us for some clever twists on your favorite fairy tales and create a "Grimm" story of your own. Online registration begins 2 weeks prior to event. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Healthy Cooking with Chef Dedra

MEO Central Chef Dedra Blount from Now You're Cooking Culinary Studios will demonstrate traditional Southern cooking in a healthy way. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Classes. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tooth Fairy Tales

Kempsville Join us at the library to celebrate National Pediatric Dental Health month. Read a story, make a craft, and visit with the tooth fairy! Grades K-2 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

TAG Meeting

Bayside Teens make a difference! Learn new things, make new friends, give back to the community and earn volunteer hours. Come to a meeting or call to learn more. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Pop-up Valentine Card Workshop

Princess Anne For Grades K-2 Learn fun techniques you can use to make a variety of pop-up cards for Valentine's Day. Online registration begins January 24. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Open Origami

Joint-Use Library Come in to learn traditional origami or show off what you already know. Family/All ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Lunar New Year Festival

Joint-Use Library Celebrate the Year of the Sheep with crafts, stories, activities, and a children’s dragon parade. Family/All ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Sunday Soul Cinema

MEO Central Celebrate African American Heritage Month by looking at some of the movies that helped define our experience. Today's showing: "Good Hair". Family/All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 9, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Bayside 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 January 5. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, February 9, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Great Neck 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 January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Monday, February 9, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Great Neck Library.

Baby Rhyme Time

Joint-Use Library 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 January 5. 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, February 9, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Bayside 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, February 9, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Classic Film Fun

Kempsville Enjoy a favorite classic film. Participate in trivia challenge and discussions following the film. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 9, 2015, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 9, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

MEO Central 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, February 9, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Read & Share

Bayside Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. No required reads, open to book lovers. Drop-ins welcome. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Monday, February 9, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, February 9, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Joint-Use Library 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 January 5. 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, February 9, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Bayside 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, February 9, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 9, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

3s Please Storytime

MEO Central 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, February 9, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Monday Crafternoons

Bayside Bring your craft, your supplies and your passion. Meet other crafters and creators, share your ideas and get new ones. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, February 9, 2015, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, February 9, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Preschool Science

Kempsville Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 9, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

MEO Central 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, February 9, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Bayside 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, February 9, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Make a Pop-Up Valentine Card

Kempsville Put some pop into your Valentine greetings. Grades K - 2 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, February 9, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Windsor Woods Area Library Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, February 9, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Salt Volcanos

Joint-Use Library What do salt volcanos and lava lamps have in common? Come find out! Grades 6 - 8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, February 9, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Tutoring

Bayside Meet with a tutor for help with your digital device or the libraries' digital services. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, February 10, 2015.

3s Please Storytime

Joint-Use Library 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 January 5. 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. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Bayside 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 January 5. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Great Neck 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 January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Great Neck Library.

Combined Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Combined Rhyme Time Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Oceanfront 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 January 5. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Bayside 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Great Neck 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM. Great Neck Library.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Princess Anne 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

MEO Central 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Tech Survival Gang

Princess Anne for Adults Embark on a new tech adventure each month. Bring your devices, passwords and questions. Online registration begins January 27. Walk-ins welcome. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Windsor Woods Area Library 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Oceanfront 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Tech Tutoring

Great Neck One-on-one help with gadgets, computer or library resources. Call to schedule an appointment. Adults. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Princess Anne 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

MEO Central 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Afternoon Movie Classics

Bayside Get nostalgic with a classic movie followed by discussion and trivia. Movie title: The Magnificent Ambersons (1942). Event Type: Movies. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Super Man Crystals

Kempsville It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Superman - unless there's Kryptonite around. Find out how this mysterious crystal can make the mightiest hero lose his steam. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Series Name: Year of the Comic Book. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Bricks at the Beach

Oceanfront Join the LEGO Club! Use your imagination to build LEGO creations inspired by different themes each month. Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Bedtime Math Crazy 8 Club!

Joint-Use Library Bedtime Math Crazy 8 Club! Build stuff, run and jump, make music and learn! It’s a totally new kind of math club. Club meets for 8 weeks. Grades K - 2 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM.

Open Gaming

Windsor Woods Area Library Hang out and play video games and board games with your friends. You can bring your own device to play as well. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Battle of the Books Preliminary Event

Joint-Use Library The Battle of the Books is an annual library event that encourages literacy and provides recognition to fifth graders who enjoy reading. Pre-registered teams will compete with schools across the city by answering questions based on the books. The winner from each preliminary event will compete at the Grand Finale at the Central Library on February 28. The Joint Use Library's event will occur at the TCC Student Center, located at 1700 College Crescent. Please call 822-7800 for further information. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

MEO Central 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 January 5. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Bayside 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 January 5. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Great Neck We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence-building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Princess Anne 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 January 5. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Joint-Use Library 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 January 5. 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. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Joint-Use Library 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 January 5. 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, February 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Princess Anne 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

MEO Central 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Bayside 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Great Neck We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence-building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Oceanfront 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Pungo-Blackwater We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence-building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on Monday, January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Princess Anne 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 January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville 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 January 5th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Now Read This! Great Neck Book Club

Great Neck Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. This month's title is: "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Kempsville Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Kempsville Beginners and experienced players can learn to play this Chinese game and meet other players. Instruction provided. Registration is required. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Rocks! Rocks! Rocks!

Windsor Woods Area Library We will leave no stone unturned as we dig into the science and beauty of rocks through folklore and fun with magnifying glasses! Explore science, technology, engineering, art and math with these interactive programs. Grades K-2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Math Mysteries

Oceanfront Listen to stories and play some fun math games in this hands-on program. Explore science, technology, engineering, art and math with these interactive programs. Grades K-2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Gaming Unplugged: Middle School Edition

Princess Anne For Grades 6 - 8 Join us for "Mahjong Madness" as we play this famous Chinese tile game. Instruction provided. Chinese bookmark craft included. Online registration begins January 28. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Minecraft Club

Joint-Use Library Do you enjoy building? Join the Library's Minecraft club! With this online game, you'll learn about design while working together on new creations. A PC account is required. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. *4 week series with single first day registration. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.