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Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I

Joint-Use Library You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 19, 2014, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers IV

Joint-Use Library You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I, II, and III. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 19, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Seeing Beyond Low Vision Support Group

Bayside Seeing Beyond Blind and Visually Impaired customers are invited for specialized programs including pirate history in September and a tell all with a WHRO broadcaster in October. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Series Name: Seeing Beyond. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Friday, September 19, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

CANCELED - E-books and You: Mobile Devices

Bayside Event Type: Computer Classes. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Friday, September 19, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Gaming Unplugged: High School edition

Princess Anne (for grades 9-12) Playing games at your leisure? What a concept! Join us for a little bit of competition and a lot of fun. No electrons, positrons or ions required. Online registration begins September 05. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Friday, September 19, 2014, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Unplug and Game On

MEO Central Break away from the consoles and explore the wonders table-top gaming has to offer. From swashbuckling pirates to ancient monsters, we'll have a variety of game worlds to explore. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: MEO Central Library. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Friday, September 19, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM.

CANCELED - Keep Your Motor Running - AAA Car Care Clinic

Princess Anne Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 9-12. Adults 18+. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, September 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Fall Craft Make & Take

Oceanfront Drop in and make a fun fall craft! Families. No registration required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Saturday, September 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

Music Mayhem

Joint-Use Library Jam to a variety of different music related activities including karaoke, Guitar Hero, and Just Dance. Bring your own instrument and show off your skills! Registration required. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Oceanfront 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: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Saturday, September 20, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Paint and Stain Clinic

Pungo-Blackwater Learn about paint and stain types, tips and techniques for home improvement projects and hobbies. Enter a drawing for 5 gallons of paint or stain. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Saturday, September 20, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Fun Math! What do you see

Joint-Use Library FunMath: What do you see? Optical illusions and Number Patterns. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 20, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Banned Books Brawl

Bayside Teen books remain a target of book banning. Champion your favorite banned books, debate the topic, and compete for prizes in a trivia contest. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, September 20, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

What Floats Your Boat?

Joint-Use Library Can you build a water craft that will float one roll of pennies for a minute? We’ll provide the materials; you can work singly or in small teams to provide the inventiveness. Then you’ll present your creations and we’ll film their successes with iMovie. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Sunday, September 21, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 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 August 25. 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, September 22, 2014, 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 August 25. 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. Monday, September 22, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 22, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 22, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 22, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, September 22, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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 August 25. 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, September 22, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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 August 25. 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, September 22, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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 August 25. 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. Monday, September 22, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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 August 25. 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, September 22, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 22, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Veggie STEAMers

Bayside Learn how our garden grows in this hands-on program for preschoolers, and meet a real-life farmer! 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: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, September 22, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 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 August 25. 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. Monday, September 22, 2014, 11:15 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 August 25. 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, September 22, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 22, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 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 August 25. 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, September 22, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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, September 22, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Gentle Computer Class

Princess Anne Learn the basics of computing through hands-on activities. Register is required. Call to Register. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Monday, September 22, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Kempsville Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics with this series of programs for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, September 22, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Kempsville 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: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, September 22, 2014, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Tech Tutoring

Bayside One on one training for gadgets, computer or library resources. Call to register. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 23, 2014.

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 August 25. 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, September 23, 2014, 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 August 25. 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. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 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 August 25. 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: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Word Processing - Beyond the Basics

Bayside Learn how to insert pictures, tables, and more. Basic computer skills; Microsoft 2010 for Beginners. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 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 August 25. 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, September 23, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

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 August 25. 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. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 23, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 23, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Biblio-craft

Kempsville Transform old books into beautiful literary creations. Add life to discarded materials with these creative project ideas. Supplies provided. Registration required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 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 August 25. 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, September 23, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 23, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 23, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 23, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 11:15 AM – 11:45 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 August 25. 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. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Let's DUPLO

Great Neck Bring your preschooler to explore early engineering in this hands-on DUPLO storytime. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Tuesday Topics

Bayside Join us for new programs and special guest each month. September's topic: Joys of Genealogy October's topic: Salute to our Veterans. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 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 August 25. 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. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 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 August 25. 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. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 24, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 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 August 25. 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. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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 August 25. 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, September 24, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

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 August 25. 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. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 10:15 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 10:15 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 August 25. 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. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 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 August 25. 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, September 24, 2014, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Preschool Science

Kempsville Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics with this series of programs for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 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 August 25. 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. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Little STEAMers: Don't Lose Your Marbles

Oceanfront Think you can engineer the fastest marble racetrack? Make a track out of everyday items, test your design, and see how fast the marbles will move! Grades K-2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Read and Share

Kempsville Come in and talk about books that you like and hear what other teens enjoy. Swap titles or books to spread the word about your favorite reads. Registration required. Grades 9-12. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Publishing Software for Beginners

Bayside Create simple posters, flyers, brochures, and more. Basic publisher skills recommended. Please be sure to bring a USB/flash drive with you. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Battle of the Banned

MEO Central Gather your team and prepare to test your trivia skills on selected banned books. Form a team of 2 to 5 adults for the September Battle of the Banned challenge. View the list of books covered on the event page. Registration begins Friday, August 1. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: MEO Central Library. Learn More: http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/libraries/programs-classes/Pages/Battle-of-the-Banned.aspx. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM.

Learn How to Belly Dance

Joint-Use Library Learn the basics of belly dancing each week while learning the choreography to perform in this 4-week series. Registration is required and is for the entire series. Ages 16 and up. Event Type: Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 9-12. Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Read & Share

Joint-Use Library Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. No required reads. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Book Description: Reader's Choice. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers II

Joint-Use Library You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 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 August 25. 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. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 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 August 25. 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. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 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 August 25. 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: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

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 August 25. 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. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 25, 2014, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers III

Joint-Use Library You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I and II. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 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 August 25. 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. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 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 August 25. 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, September 25, 2014, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 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 August 25. 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. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 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 August 25. 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, September 25, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I

Joint-Use Library You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Genealogy Book Tour

MEO Central Learn how to find genealogy books in the Central Library and get advice on the best books for your research. 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. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Spreadsheets - Beyond the Basics

Joint-Use Library Learn a little more about Excel with fun, hands-on activities. Basic computer and spreadsheet skills are required. Please bring a USB/Flash drive with you to save your work. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Fall is Upon Us

Bayside Explore the changes that happen during the fall. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Joint-Use 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: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

The Noisy Paint Box

Princess Anne (for grades K-2) Imagine that you were given a talking paint box, what kind of art would you make? Come and explore the world of Kandinsky and his abstract art. Leave with your own creative painting Online registration begins September 11. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

TAG Meeting

Windsor Woods Area Library Teens make a difference! Learn new things, make new friends, give back to the community and earn volunteer hours. Contact your local library for details! Event Type: Meetings. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

MEO Central Beginners and experienced players can learn to play this Chinese game and meet other players. Instruction provided. Adults. Registration required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: MEO Central Library. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

U. S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band Chamber Concert

MEO Central Enjoy an evening of music with a chamber recital performed by the Ft. Eustis TRADOC Colonial Brass. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Goodnight Children of the World

Joint-Use Library Enjoy stories and lullabies from many lands! Wear your pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal. Share your family’s favorite bedtime songs! Registration required. Family/ all ages. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I

Joint-Use Library You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers IV

Joint-Use Library You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through six fun-focused computer classes. Each 30 minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Little Clickers Academy: Little Clickers I, II, and III. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 26, 2014, 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 series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Sensory Friendly Family Storytime

Bayside Enjoy a small group storytime that integrates movement, music and sensory play. Visit or call Bayside Library for monthly themes. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:30 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Cuentos Bilingues/Bilingual Storytime

MEO Central Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with stories in English and Spanish. Have fun making crafts together! Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: MEO Central Library. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

Now Read This!

Kempsville Read the book and join the fun! Call for book selections. Registration required. Grades 4-7. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

It's Time to Digest

Joint-Use Library How does digestion work? Which foods are more digestible than others? Learn about the human digestive system! Registration required. Grades K-2. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Minecraft Madness

Bayside Get your cube on with crafts, videos, and (of course) playing Minecraft! Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Technology Tutors

Kempsville Do you have a new device? Do you want to learn more about your device? Come into a technology open house where our library Teens will help you learn how to use a new piece of technology, learn some tricks, and teach how to use some digital library tools to improve your every day life. No reservations required. Please bring in your device, if possible. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Anime Club

MEO Central Join us for our next screening! Bring your sketchbooks or use one of ours. Registration is suggested. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Become a Master Of Magnetism

Pungo-Blackwater Build simple motors and generate free electricity all with the power of magnets! Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tales from the Savannah

Joint-Use Library Explore the wonders of animals from the great African Continent with folktales, songs and crafts. Investigate real animal behavior with our iPads and the National Geographic Kids website. Registration required. Grades K-2. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

On A Cold Dark Night...

MEO Central Are you a fan of creepypasta.com and all things horrifying? Join others like yourself as we investigate the stories that make creepypasta.com so frightening and create our own chilling tales. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: MEO Central Library. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Sunday, September 28, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Now Read This!

Joint-Use Library Read the book and join the fun! Call for book selections. Registration is required. Grades 6-8. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Sunday, September 28, 2014, 3:00 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 August 25. 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, September 29, 2014, 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 August 25. 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. Monday, September 29, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 29, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 29, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 29, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, September 29, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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 August 25. 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, September 29, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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 August 25. 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, September 29, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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 August 25. 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. Monday, September 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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 August 25. 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, September 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

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 August 25. 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. Monday, September 29, 2014, 11:15 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 August 25. 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, September 29, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 29, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 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 August 25. 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, September 29, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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, September 29, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Kempsville Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics with this series of programs for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, September 29, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

Tech Tutoring

Bayside One on one training for gadgets, computer or library resources. Call to register. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

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 August 25. 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, September 30, 2014, 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 August 25. 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. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 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 August 25. 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: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 30, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

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 August 25. 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. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 30, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 30, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 30, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 30, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 30, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, September 30, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 11:15 AM – 11:45 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 August 25. 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. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Book Vs. Movie Club

Windsor Woods Area Library Come watch this month's movie, The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Stick around after the moving to discuss the book - join in even if you haven't read the book to find out what all the hype is about! Collect a mini book charm at each meeting! Grades 9-12. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Grades 9-12. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

TXT Talk: Keeping Your Teen Safe Online

Kempsville Learn to speak to your teen about internet etiquette and safety. This two part class will feature hands on tools for future discussion plus free giveaways. Tuesday September 30 and Thursday October 2 6-7 pm. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Photography by Carey Plemmons at Central Library

MEO Central Photography by Carey Plemmons will be on display in the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library lobby during the month of October 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. Wednesday, October 1, 2014 – Friday, October 31, 2014.

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 August 25. 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. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 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 August 25. 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. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 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 August 25. 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, October 1, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 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 August 25. 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. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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 August 25. 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, October 1, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

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 August 25. 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. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:15 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:15 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 August 25. 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. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 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 August 25. 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, October 1, 2014, 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Read and Share: Romance Readers

Pungo-Blackwater "Why do people fall in love"…it remains the greatest mystery of life and the secret to happiness. Spend the morning with a group of romance reading enthusiasts. No chosen book for the month, come talk about the romance book you are reading or have read that month. The coffee is always delicious! Group meets the first Wednesday* of the month .*Day is sometimes adjusted for holidays. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

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 August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Preschool Science

Kempsville Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics with this series of programs for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Registration required. Preschool (3-5 years). Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 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 August 25. 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. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Scholastic Chess Club

Kempsville Do you love chess? Are you looking for people to play with and ways to advance your skills? Drop-in to Kempsville Library’s Chess Club! Grades K-12, no registration necessary. Basic knowledge of chess pieces and rules required. Meets the 1st Wed of the month. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Pre-requisites: Basic knowledge of chess pieces & rules required. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Rainbows and Color Mixing

Windsor Woods Area Library Join us for a story time and fun activities including jelly beam spectography and marbleizing paper with colored shaving cream! Registration required. Grades K-2. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Minecraft Club

Joint-Use Library Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft club. We’ll be learning about design and working together on new creations on a specific server. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game that requires a personal account. Registration Required. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Moon Celebration

Joint-Use Library Experience the moon and planets up close when the Back Bay Astronomers share their telescopes for this evening adventure. Bring your blanket, bug spray and flashlight to enjoy an evening under the stars. Registration required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.