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Alphabet Bingo

Bayside Practice your alphabet skills with a fun game of Bingo and other ABC activities.Registration required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Read & Share

Pungo-Blackwater Romance readers join in for a casual chat about popular romance books. No required reads. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Book Description: Romance Readers. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

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, September 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Computer Club

Joint-Use Library Improve your computer skills in a group setting. Registration required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Joint-Use Library Think Gin Rummy using tiles! Beginners and experienced players can learn to play this Chinese game and meet other players. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 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, September 3, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Hurricanes

Windsor Woods Area Library Hurricanes! Join us for a story and hands-on activities including charting hurricanes, making a vortex in a bottle, and creating hurricane spiral art. Registration Required. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 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 3, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 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, September 3, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Basic Computer Class

Bayside No computer experience? Join us for two 90-minute classes for an introduction to computers and the Internet. Call to register. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, September 4, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

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 4, 2014, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Beginner Computer Class

MEO Central A four-part class held on the first four Thursdays of the month for the beginning computer user. Learn about the different components of the computer, using the mouse, searching the Internet, and using email. Registration begins August 29. Call to register. Event Type: Classes. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, September 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

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 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Teddy Bear Storytime and Parade

Oceanfront Celebrate Teddy Bear Day with stories, songs, crafts and a parade. Bring your teddy bear to join in the fun! Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Thursday, September 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

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 4, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Line Dancing

Joint-Use Library Learn the grooves for a line dance and then practice your moves. Registration required. Event Type: Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 4, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 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 5, 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 5, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

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. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Chinese Mahjong

Princess Anne Think Gin Rummy using tiles! Beginners and experienced players can learn to play this Chinese game and meet other players. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Stitch’n at JUL

Joint-Use Library Share your thoughts on books, stitchery, or the weather. Learn something new or stitch on your current stash. Bring your needle work. Registration Required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Kindergarten Jubilee

Kempsville Starting Kindergarten is a big deal! Celebrate your first week with stories and activities. Registration required. Grade Kindergarten with family. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Yoga Storytime for Kids

Bayside Let's go on an adventure with yoga! This special class will feature songs, music, and creative yoga games. Children will build literacy skills and healthy bodies during this fun and informative program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Low Vision Technology Expo

MEO Central Vision professionals will show you ways to make life easier despite vision limitations. Vendors will have items for sale ranging from talking watches to computer magnification systems. Event Type: Workshops/Seminars. Audience: Family / All Ages. Adults 18+. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Room Libris. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.vbgov.com.

Fandom Crafts

MEO Central Calling all Whovians, Sherlockians, Whedonites, Potterheads, and ALL THE FANDOMS! Learn a new craft and make something unique to celebrate your favorite fandom(s). Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

TAG Meeting

Bayside 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: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades 9-12. Series Name: T.A.G. (Teen Advisory Group). Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Mahjong for Teens

Joint-Use Library Think Gin Rummy using tiles! Learn to play this Chinese game and meet other players. 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 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Sack Your Shirt

Joint-Use Library Have an old t-shirt? Bring it in and we’ll show you how to turn it into a tote useful for carrying pencils, lunches, devices and other stuff. Registration required. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Materials Needed: Bring an old T-shirt to cut up. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Sunday, September 7, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Online Travel Planning

Kempsville Come learn about websites and apps that help you choose the best spots at the best prices. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, September 8, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Read & Share

Bayside Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. No required reads. Registration suggested, but drop-ins welcome. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Book Description: Reader's Choice. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, September 8, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Windsor Woods Area Library Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, September 8, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Loop, Weave, and Wear

Joint-Use Library Learn how to make colorful cool bracelets with rubber bands and a loom. Grades 3 - 5. Registration required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 8, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Word Processing for Beginners

Bayside Learn how to complete basic tasks like creating simple documents. Basic computer skills required. Please bring a USB/flash drive to class to save your work. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Tech Survival Gang

Princess Anne (for adults) Join us for a new tech adventure each month. Bring your devices, your questions and your passwords. Online registration begins August 26 for September meeting. Walk-ins welcome. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Windsor Woods Area Library Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Project Coll-APP-oration

Joint-Use Library Need an app to help you find, read, write, and present information while collaborating with a group? Hear about useful apps for creating and organizing a variety of projects. Registration required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 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 9, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Classic Movie Afternoons

Bayside Flash back with a classic movie. Showings are followed by discussion and trivia. Featuring: High Noon (1952). Event Type: Movies. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Spreadsheets for Beginners

Joint-Use Library For Adults. Learn how to use MS Excel through with fun, hands-on activities. Bring a flash drive to class to save your work. Basic computer skills necessary. Space is limited; online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Bring a flash drive to class to save your work. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Bricks at the Beach

Oceanfront Join the LEGO Club! Use your imagination to build LEGO creations inspired by different themes each month. Grades 3-8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Open Gaming

Windsor Woods Area Library Come see us for free-play video games and board games! You can bring your own device to play on as well. Grades 6 - 8. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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. Wednesday, September 10, 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 10, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Kempsville Think Gin Rummy using tiles! Beginners and experienced players can learn to play this Chinese game and meet other players. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Gentle Computer Class

Joint-Use Library Learn the basics of computing through hands-on activities in this 4 session series on Wednesday- 9/10, 9/24, 10/8, and 10/22. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Once Upon a Time @ the Library

Kempsville Fairy tales are fun at any age. We will share old favorites and discover new tales! Registration required. Family/All Ages. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Super STEAMers: Earthquake Building Challenge

Oceanfront Think you can engineer a building that will survive an earthquake? Build a structure out of household items and see if it will withstand a simulated earthquake. Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Where Do Balloons Go?

Princess Anne (For families) Enjoy stories, songs and activities about balloons and geography. You will also make a craft to take home. Online registration begins August 27. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Night Crafts

MEO Central Come along and craft with us under the cover of night! Drop in with your current twisted creation or try tackling something new. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 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 10, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Basic Computer Class

Bayside No computer experience? Join us for two 90-minute classes for an introduction to computers and the Internet. Call to register. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Book Page Flowers

Princess Anne (for adults 18+) Recycle old books into beautiful floral designs with this easy craft. Taught by our creative staff. Online registration begins August 28. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

TAG Meeting

Kempsville 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: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Bedtime Stories

Bayside Come to the library in your PJs and enjoy twilight tales. Registration required. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM.

TAG Meeting

Joint-Use 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. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Now Read This: Book Chatters Book Club

Pungo-Blackwater Join our lively discussion of a different book each month. All you need to bring are your thoughts to share! Books are available at the library. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Book Description: Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker. Next Month's Title: Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 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 12, 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 12, 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 12, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Zombies!

Kempsville Zombies are coming! Come prepare to defend yourself and stay alive during these trying days! Scavenger hunt, preparedness "guides" and trivia abound! Registration required. Grades 9-12. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Friday, September 12, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

A Stitch in Time: Sewing Basics

MEO Central Learn the mechanics of sewing with a machine, stitch by hand, secure a button, hem your pants or skirt and more. Each month we'll master something new. Event Type: Classes. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

MEO Central 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: MEO Central Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 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. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Science and Art with Leonardo da Vinci

Joint-Use Library Let’s discover who Leonardo da Vinci was, and explore some of his inventions and works. Inspired by Leonardo, you could follow one of his art or science projects…or invent something new! Registration Required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Sing, Play, Move!

Kempsville Looking for fun family time? We will be working on early literacy skills while we sing, play and move. Ages 3-5 with family. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Great Neck 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: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Princess Anne 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: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

TAG Meeting

Pungo-Blackwater Join our Teen Advisory Group to network with other teens, get volunteer hours, help your community and just have fun! Our group meets once a month on the 2nd Saturday of the month and 2 or 3 other times a year with the other TAGs around the city for special programs. Event Type: Meetings. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Teen Movie Making Series Part 1 of 3

Pungo-Blackwater Help create a short movie in this 3 part series. In the first session you'll learn the basics of iMovie and spend time brainstorming plot and props. Simple activities will help get your creative juices flowing. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Anime Club

Kempsville Come out to watch and enjoy all things anime! Cosplay and sketchbooks welcome. Registration required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Anime Club

Kempsville Come out to watch and enjoy all things anime! Cosplay and sketchbooks welcome. Grades 6-8. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Gluten Free at the Library

MEO Central Learn to search the library for gluten free cookbooks and more! Take home a list of GF restaurants and food sources in the community. Share recipes with others on a gluten free diet. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: MEO Central Library. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Midnight Madness

MEO Central Can't find time to work on your genealogical project? Get dedicated research time, talk and share ideas with other members. Genealogical sources and databases will be available. Call to register. Event Type: Classes. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 7:00 PM – Sunday, September 14, 2014, 12:00 AM.

Off to See the Wizard

MEO Central Follow the yellow brick road to themed games, crafts and fun activities! Come dressed as your favorite Oz character to be entered into the costume contest. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: MEO Central Library. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Sunday, September 14, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Grandfamilies' Storytime

Joint-Use Library Celebrate the generations with stories and songs for and about grandparents. Play and learn together, sharing favorites from now and then. Registration required. Family/ all ages. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Sunday, September 14, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

TAG Meeting

MEO Central 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: MEO Central Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Sunday, September 14, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:30 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

SNAP Class

MEO Central Are you unemployed and looking for a new job? Do you need computer or vocational training? Come learn about the services offered by Opportunity Inc./Virginia Workforce Connection. Call to register. Event Type: Classes. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, September 15, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Word Processing for Beginners

Joint-Use Library Learn how to complete basic tasks like creating simple documents. Basic computer skills required. Please bring a USB/flash drive to class to save your work.  This is a two part class on Sept 15 and 22. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 15, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Biblio-Craft

Bayside Transform old books into beautiful literary creations. Add life to discarded materials with these creative project ideas. Supplies provided. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Monday, September 15, 2014, 2:30 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 15, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

Book Discussion for New English Speakers

Windsor Woods Area Library Practice makes perfect! Read short stories and practice conversational English through lively discussion. Short stories will be selected during the first session. Registration required. Ages 18+. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Monday, September 15, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Bacteria

Joint-Use Library Learn about bacteria and how to cultivate your own! Registration required. Grades 6-8. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 15, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Now Read This: Adult Reader's Cafe

Kempsville Formerly called “Reader’s Café.” Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. Light refreshments served. This month's title is "The Parable of the Sower" Octavia Butler. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Book Description: "Parable of the Sower" by Octavia Butler In 2025 California, an 18 year old African American woman, suffering from a hereditary trait that causes her to feel others' pain as well as her own, flees northward from her small community & its desperate savages. Find in Catalog: http://bit.ly/1A7TZm1. Next Month's Title: Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, September 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Bayside Think Gin Rummy using tiles! Beginners and experienced players can learn to play this Chinese game and meet other players. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

STEAM: Fun Math

Kempsville Discover how fun math can be while exploring various concepts. Explore a new concept every month through hands-on activities. Registration required. Grades 3-5. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Bayside 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: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM.

Sing, Play, Move!

Princess Anne Looking for fun family time? We will be working on early literacy skills while we sing, play and move. Ages 3-5 with family. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM.