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Sensory Friendly Family Storytime

Bayside Enjoy a small-group storytime with movement, music, and sensory play. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Combined Rhyme

Joint-Use Library Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on January 5. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Movie Makers

Joint-Use Library Learn about movie production in this 8 week series. Start with planning and writing. We’ll finish by shooting a short movie. Grades 6 - 8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. *8 week series with single first day registration. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Financial Fitness

Oceanfront Improve your financial fitness in the new year! Receive a free copy of The Everything Budgeting Book, a budget toolkit, advice for building financial relationships with banks, as well as information on other helpful resources. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Classes. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Dinosaur Fossils

Bayside Learn about paleontology and dinosaur fossils and create fossils using clay. Online registration begins 2 weeks prior to the event. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Technology Tutors

Kempsville Did you receive a new device over the holidays? Need some help learning how to use it? Have no fear! Come into the library and our trained tutors will teach you what you need to know. Come with your device or just come with questions. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Central Anime Club

MEO Central Join us for our next screening! Sketchbooks welcome or use one of ours. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Putting Love First

Princess Anne for Adults Where does your relationship fall on your list of priorities? William Rogers, TCC Professor of Psychology, discusses how your values can determine the success of your relationships. Online registration begins February 14. Event Type: Classes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

CANCELED - Battle of the Books Grand Finale

MEO Central Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Tiny Heroes Play & Craft

MEO Central This world needs a hero and that hero is you! Discover your inner champion through games, activities and awesome crafts. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Series Name: Year of the Comic Book. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Thank a Hero

Joint-Use Library Pay tribute to our local police and firefighters who have made sacrifices for the good of others. All supplies will be provided and cards will be delivered on 3/18, National Supreme Sacrifice Day. Grades 6 - 12. Registration is not required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, March 2, 2015 – Saturday, March 14, 2015.

Preschool Code Club

Joint-Use Library Coding is a type of literacy that everyone can enjoy. It organizes thoughts and expresses ideas. Your preschooler—without knowing how to read—will enjoy learning to code through playful activities. Preschool (ages 3-5). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, March 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Mr. Hew in the Big Blue Chair

Joint-Use Library Bring your family to share stories, songs, laughs and whistles. Family /All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, March 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

ARTreach with MOCA

Kempsville Join the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), for a story to inspire preschoolers to create their own masterpiece. Preschool (3 - 5 years) Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, March 2, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

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, March 2, 2015, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

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

Tech Tutoring

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

I Wonder How? I Wonder Why?

Joint-Use Library Shadows - What makes a shadow? What do you see? How do you make a shadow? Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

ARTreach with MOCA

Oceanfront Join the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), for a story to inspire preschoolers to create their own masterpiece. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Tech Tutoring

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

Tech Tuesdays

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

Recipe Swappers

Bayside Discover new recipes, meet a local chef and dish about what's cooking in your kitchen. Recipes and samples are welcome! Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Bedtime Math Crazy 8 Club!

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

Chinese Mahjong

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

Scholastic Chess Club

Kempsville Looking for people to play with and ways to advance your skills? Drop-in! Basic knowledge of chess pieces and rules required. Grades K - 12 Registration is not required. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Scholastic Chess Club

Kempsville Looking for people to play with and ways to advance your skills? Drop-in! Basic knowledge of chess pieces and rules required. No registration required. Grades K - 12. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Family / All Ages. Pre-requisites: Basic knowledge of chess pieces and rules required. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

St. Patrick's Day Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library Come share in the luck o'the Irish with stories and a fun craft! Family/All ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Minecraft Club

Joint-Use Library Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate on a specific server. Must have your own Minecraft account. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. *12 week series with single first day registration. There is no class on 3/11. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Computers for Beginners

Kempsville Learn the basics of computing through hands-on activities. Call for registration. . Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Beginner Computer Class

MEO Central A 4-part class held the first 4 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. Adults. Registration begins February 27. Call to register. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Sensory Open Play

Windsor Woods Area Library Explore sensory stimulation through activities, games and more. This month's theme is Dr. Seuss. Ages 3 - 7. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Grades K-2. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 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. Grades 6 - 12. Contact the library for details! Event Type: Meetings. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Genealogy Book Tour

MEO Central Explore our large selection of genealogical books that will assist you in your research. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Local History Area. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Chinese Mahjong

Princess Anne for Adults Think gin rummy using tiles. Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Online registration begins February 21. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Read Across America Celebration

Joint-Use Library Celebrate Dr. Seuss and Read Across America with face-painting, crafts, read-alongs and green screen play. Family/ All Ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Super Man Crystals

Great Neck It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Superman - unless there's Kryptonite around. Find out how this mysterious crystal can make the mightiest hero lose his steam. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Series Name: Year of the Comic Book. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Costumed Super Hero Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library Meet your favorite superheroes and join them for stories! Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Decoupage Your Life

Kempsville Bring a bland box, notebook, jars, even a pair of shoes and leave with something new! Some materials provided. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 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. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Horton Hootenanny

Princess Anne For Preschool (Ages 3-5) Celebrate the wacky world of Dr.Seuss in this action-packed storytime about an elephant named Horton. Online registration begins February 21. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Mahjong for Teens

Joint-Use Library Think Gin Rummy using tiles! Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Grades 6 -12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Mystery Bag Challenge – Launching PomPoms

Joint-Use Library Open the mystery bag and use what you find inside to invent a device capable of launching a pompom into the air. The further it travels the better! Grades 3 - 5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Ukrainian Egg Painting

MEO Central Learn about this beautiful art and leave with your very own "pysanky" (decorated egg). Will be working with open flame. Children under 12 must be accompanied by adult. Supplies provided. Family/All ages. Registration is required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Sunday, March 8, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Mr. Hew in the Big Blue Chair

Joint-Use Library Bring your family to share stories, songs, laughs and whistles. Family/All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, March 9, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Read and Share Book Group

Bayside Share with the group what you've been reading this month. Reader's choice - No required reads. 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, March 9, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 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, March 9, 2015, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Windblown Creatures

Kempsville What can you make from the scraps of paper the wind blows to you? Hear the story, then make a creature. Grades K - 2 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, March 9, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Suminagashi

Joint-Use Library Learn about the Japanese art of Suminagashi, or paper marbling. is a truly fun activity and marble some paper yourself! Grades K - 2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, March 9, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Tutoring

Bayside One-on-one help with gadgets, computer or library resources. Call to schedule an appointment. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

I Wonder How? I Wonder Why?

Joint-Use Library Wind - Where does the wind come from? What does it do? How does it sound and feel? Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 10:00 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. Registration requested. 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, March 10, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tech Tutoring

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

Tech Tuesdays

Joint-Use Library Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader or smartphone? Bring your device or use one of ours. We’re here to help answer your questions. No registration required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Afternoon Movie Classics

Bayside Enjoy a classic movie followed by discussion and trivia. March Movie 10th: "The Philadelphia Story" April 14th Movie: "Red River" May 12th Movie: "Gaslight". Event Type: Movies. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Sink or Float?

Princess Anne For Grades 3 - 5 What makes something float? What makes it sink? Explore water density through fun experiments to find out why. Online registration begins February 24. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Bricks at the Beach

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

Open Gaming Unplugged

Windsor Woods Area Library Have you ever played Farkle or Settlers of Catan? Try these games and others during our open play! Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Book to Movie Club

MEO Central Dying to discuss the latest book to film adaptation? Read the book - then join us to discuss while we watch. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Genealogy Databases

MEO Central In this two-part class learn to access and navigate Ancestry and HeritageQuest in order to augment your genealogical research. Part 2 takes place the following Wednesday. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Classes. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Now Read This! Great Neck Book Club

Great Neck Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. This month's title is: "The Warmth of Other Suns" by Isabel Wilkerson. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Kempsville Think gin runny using tiles. Beginners can learn to play the Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Registration required. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Rain Puddles

Windsor Woods Area Library Stories and activities to get you ready for Spring Sloshing. Learn about the water cycle and decorate your own rain gauge. Grades K - 2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Caterpillars to Butterflies

Oceanfront Learn how caterpillars turn into butterflies through stories and hands-on activities. Grades K-2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

CANCELED - Minecraft Club

Joint-Use Library Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Genealogy Book Tour

MEO Central Explore our large selection of genealogical books that will assist you in your research. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Local History Area. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, March 12, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

A Stitch in Time: Sewing Basics

MEO Central Learn how sewing machines work and create decorative stitches, French seams and more. Make your own unique item! Grades 6-8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Materials Needed: Bring an ongoing project, clothing item needing repair, or simple pattern for a new project. Make and bring your own simple sewing kit (box, can). Sewing fabrics and notions provided. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, March 14, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Pawsitive Reading

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, March 14, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

St. Patrick's Day Make and Take Craft

Oceanfront Drop in and make a festive St. Patrick's Day craft! All ages. No registration required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Saturday, March 14, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

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. Saturday, March 14, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Pawsitive Reading

Princess Anne for Grades K - 5 Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Online registration begins February 28. Event Type: Classes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, March 14, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

JULiArt: Matisse Collages

Joint-Use Library Discover the skill of designing with scissors, paper and glue, and create beautiful artwork in the style of Henri Matisse. Featuring the book Henri’s Scissors by Jeanette Winter. Grades 3 - 5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, March 14, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Fandom Crafts

MEO Central Calling all Whovians, Sherlockians, Whedonites, Potterheads and all the fandoms! Learn a new craft and make something unique. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, March 14, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Fandom Screenprint

Pungo-Blackwater In this two-part program you will learn to create a custom screenprint template and then use it to create a t-shirt. 1st session: 2/14 2nd session: 3/14. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Series Name: Year of the Comic Book. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Saturday, March 14, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Battle of the Books Grand Finale

MEO Central The Battle of the Books is an annual library event that encourages literacy and provides recognition to fifth graders who enjoy reading. Pre-registered teams will compete with schools across the city by answering questions based on the books. The winner from each preliminary event will compete at the Grand Finale at the Central Library on March 14. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, March 14, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Tech Tutoring Open House

MEO Central Drop in to get one-on-one training for gadgets, computer or library resources! Assistance provided by the Teen Advisory Group. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: MEO Central Library. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Sunday, March 15, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Preschool Code Club

Joint-Use Library Coding is a type of literacy that everyone can enjoy. It organizes thoughts and expresses ideas. Your preschooler—without knowing how to read—will enjoy learning to code through playful activities. Preschool (ages 3-5). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, March 16, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Come and See Printing in 3-D

Joint-Use Library 3D printers can make anything from plastic toys to human body parts. You’ve heard the hype. Stop by the library for an in-person demonstration. Family/ All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, March 16, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Mr. Hew in the Big Blue Chair

Joint-Use Library Bring your family to share stories, songs, laughs and whistles. Family/All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Monday, March 16, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

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, March 16, 2015, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Shadow Stories

Kempsville Explore the history of shadow puppets and create your own puppets and stories with a modern twist. Grades 3 - 5 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, March 16, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

St. Patrick's Day Make and Take Craft

Bayside Get your green on. Make a St. Patrick's Day craft. Family/All ages. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, March 16, 2015, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM.

Come and See Printing in 3-D

Joint-Use Library 3D printers can make anything from plastic toys to human body parts. You’ve heard the hype. Stop by the library for an in-person demonstration. Family/ All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, March 16, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Water Density

Joint-Use Library 75 percent of planet Earth is made of water, and water has many amazing properties. Explore water density with a series of experiments! Grades 6 - 8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, March 16, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Tutoring

Bayside One-on-one help with gadgets, computer or library resources. Call to schedule an appointment. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, March 17, 2015.

Come and See Printing in 3-D

Joint-Use Library 3D printers can make anything from plastic toys to human body parts. You’ve heard the hype. Stop by the library for an in-person demonstration. Family/ All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

I Wonder How? I Wonder Why?

Joint-Use Library Echoes- What is an echo? What do you hear? How do you create one? Preschool (3 - 5 years) Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Katydids and Catapults

Windsor Woods Area Library Experiment with your own catapult creations, inspired by the story of a launching Katydid, in this playful preschool introduction to simple machines. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Tech Tutoring

Great Neck One-on-one help with gadgets, computer or library resources. Call to schedule an appointment. Adults. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Stitchin' @ JUL

Joint-Use Library Bring your own supplies so you can stitch on your current project, or bring some yarn and needles and we’ll help you along as you learn to knit. Sit in the JUL living room and enjoy like-minded company. Family/All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Materials Needed: knitting needles and yarn. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tech Tuesdays

Joint-Use Library Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader or smartphone? Bring your device or use one of ours. We’re here to help answer your questions. No registration required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

It's a Yoga Adventure!

MEO Central Learn yoga moves with songs, music and creative yoga games. Children will build literacy skills and healthy bodies during this fun and informative program. Grades K-2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Classes. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Fun Math

Kempsville Learn about Geometric shapes! Grades 3 - 5 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Pawsitive Reading

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. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM.

Come and See Printing in 3-D

Joint-Use Library 3D printers can make anything from plastic toys to human body parts. You’ve heard the hype. Stop by the library for an in-person demonstration. Family/ All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Maus

Joint-Use Library Discuss Art Spiegelman's iconic graphic novel tale of his parents' survival of the Holocaust. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Series Name: Year of the Comic Book. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Come and See Printing in 3-D

Joint-Use Library 3D printers can make anything from plastic toys to human body parts. You’ve heard the hype. Stop by the library for an in-person demonstration. Family/ All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Save Your Treasures!

Pungo-Blackwater Don't let moisture, mildew, sunlight, insects destroy family heirlooms! Learn how to preserve/archive materials. Bring a small flat item and encapsulate it! PROGRAM LOCATION: Senior Resource Center, 912 Princess Anne Road, located next to the Pungo-Blackwater Library Call for more information 385-7790. Event Type: Classes. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Super Hero Academy: Be a Hero

Kempsville Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Test your memory & senses, practice your hero skills and learn to fight evil. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Series Name: Year of the Comic Book. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Puzzlemania!

MEO Central How are jigsaw puzzles made? Why are some easier to do than others? Learn the science and try some for yourself! Grades 3-5. Online registration is required. Event Type: STEAM. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Sing, Play, Move Evening Storytime

Princess Anne For Preschool (Ages 3-5) Enjoy stories and work on early literacy skills during this lively storytime for preschoolers. Each program will focus on a different theme for young learners. This month's program will emphasize the alphabet. Online registration begins March 4. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Yoga Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Grades K-2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Come and See Printing in 3-D

Joint-Use Library 3D printers can make anything from plastic toys to human body parts. You’ve heard the hype. Stop by the library for an in-person demonstration. Family/ All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Minecraft Club

Joint-Use Library Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate on a specific server. Must have your own Minecraft account. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. *12 week series with single first day registration. There is no class on 3/11. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Now Picture This

Joint-Use Library Comics aren’t just for kids. Read your favorite manga or graphic novel, meet new stories and discuss among your new friends. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Come and See Printing in 3-D

Joint-Use Library 3D printers can make anything from plastic toys to human body parts. You’ve heard the hype. Stop by the library for an in-person demonstration. Family/ All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, March 19, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Reader's Choice - Booklovers

Princess Anne for Adults Swing into spring! Make new friends as we chat about great books. No Required Reads. Walk-Ins welcome. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, March 19, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

March Minecraft Madness

Oceanfront Get your cube on by playing Minecraft and making crafts! Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins two weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Thursday, March 19, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Year of the Comic Book: Movie Nights

MEO Central This month's movie: The Amazing Spider Man Refreshments and games begin at 5 p.m. Movie begins at 6:30 p.m. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: MEO Central Library. Thursday, March 19, 2015, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Make a Movie

Windsor Woods Area Library Join us for this 3 part series to learn how to make a movie from start to finish! Must attend all 3 sessions. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, March 19, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Come and See Printing in 3-D

Joint-Use Library 3D printers can make anything from plastic toys to human body parts. You’ve heard the hype. Stop by the library for an in-person demonstration. Family/ All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, March 19, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Goodnight, Children of the World

Joint-Use Library Join a circle of families as we sing international lullabies and read bedtime stories! Wear your pajamas and bring a stuffed animal friend. Family/All ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, March 19, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Come and See Printing in 3-D

Joint-Use Library 3D printers can make anything from plastic toys to human body parts. You’ve heard the hype. Stop by the library for an in-person demonstration. Family/ All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, March 20, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Come and See Printing in 3-D

Joint-Use Library 3D printers can make anything from plastic toys to human body parts. You’ve heard the hype. Stop by the library for an in-person demonstration. Family/ All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, March 20, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Sensory-Friendly Family Storytime

Bayside Enjoy a small-group storytime with movement, music and sensory play. Registration required. Online registration begins 2 weeks prior to program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, March 21, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Design Your Space

Princess Anne for Adults Welcome spring with fresh ideas for your home or apartment. Join Patricia Valore, CID, owner of the Decorating Den Interiors as she presents this free design seminar. Online registration begins March 07. Event Type: Classes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, March 21, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Saturday Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library Join us this month for a special monster themed Saturday Storytime. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Saturday, March 21, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Oceanfront Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Saturday, March 21, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Teen Gaming

Bayside Board games, video games, card games. No registration required. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, March 21, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Japanese Bookbinding

Princess Anne for Adults Discover the art of Japanese style bookbinding and create your own blank book or journal. Supplies provided. Online registration begins March 07. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, March 21, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Fun Math: Math + Tech = Cal-Q-Lator Fun!

Joint-Use Library Youth will use calculators provided to perform math operations and solve humorous riddles. Grades 3 - 5, Grades 6-8. 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: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, March 21, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Tidewater Friends of Acoustic Music Concert featuring Steve Kaufman

MEO Central As a three time winner of the National Flatpicking Championships, Steve Kaufman has also produced over 100 instructional books and videos. To purchase tickets visit http://tidewateracoustic.org or call 626-3655. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, March 21, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Butterfly Gardening at Your Library

Princess Anne For Family / All ages Join our teen volunteers in creating a butterfly garden. Have fun learning about butterflies and planting their favorite flowers. Be sure to dress appropriately for working outdoors. No registration required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Sunday, March 22, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Kempsville Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, March 23, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Bayside Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9.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, March 23, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Great Neck Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9th. 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. Monday, March 23, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Joint-Use Library Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, March 23, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, March 23, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Kempsville Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, March 23, 2015, 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 March 9. 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, March 23, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, March 23, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Joint-Use Library Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, March 23, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Just 2s

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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, March 23, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, March 23, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

On My Own 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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, March 23, 2015, 1:30 PM.

Preschool Science

Windsor Woods Area Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, March 23, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 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, March 23, 2015, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Kempsville Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Preschool (3 - 5 years) Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Monday, March 23, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

Pawsitive Reading

Kempsville Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K - 5 Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, March 23, 2015, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Windows 8 for Beginners

MEO Central Come explore Windows 8! Discover how to access your files, use charms and other tips and tricks. Devices welcome. Adults. Registration required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, March 23, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Make Your Own Kind of Music!

Joint-Use Library Create your own simple musical instruments. We’ll learn to play a little tune or two, then fill the room with the sounds of our own symphony. Grades K - 2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, March 23, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tech Tutoring

Bayside One-on-one help with gadgets, computer or library resources. Call to schedule an appointment. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

Now Read This

Joint-Use Library Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. Call for monthly book titles. Registration required. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 9:00 AM – 10:00 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 March 9. 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, March 24, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Bayside Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

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

Just 2s Storytime

Oceanfront Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. 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, March 24, 2015, 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, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 9:45 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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Great Neck Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 10:15 AM – 11:00 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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

3s Please

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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Windsor Woods Area Library Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. 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, March 24, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Oceanfront Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. 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, March 24, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Tech Tutoring

Great Neck One-on-one help with gadgets, computer or library resources. Call to schedule an appointment. Adults. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

3s Please

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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tech Tuesdays

Joint-Use Library Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader or smartphone? Bring your device or use one of ours. We’re here to help answer your questions. No registration required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Downloading Audiobooks

Princess Anne for Adults Learn about all of the ways you can download audiobooks for free through your library. Online registration begins March 10. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Yoga Storytime

Joint-Use Library Come along for a storytelling adventure filled with simple and fun yoga poses. Registration required. Preschool (3 - 5 Years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Bedtime Math

Windsor Woods Area Library Come dressed in your pajamas (optional) for an evening of mathematical fun! Play fun math games, do activities and more. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Craft Your Fandoms

MEO Central Learn a new craft and make something unique to celebrate your favorite fandom(s). Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Just 2s

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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Bayside With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. 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, March 25, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 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 March 9th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 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 March 9. 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. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Joint-Use Library With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Princess Anne Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Just 2s

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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Great Neck We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence-building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 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 March 9. 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, March 25, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Oceanfront With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. 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, March 25, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Pungo-Blackwater We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence-building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on Monday, March 9.. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Just 2s

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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Just 2s

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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Kempsville Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Preschool (3 - 5 years) Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Preschool Science

Bayside Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 1:30 PM.

Super Hero Academy: Create a Hero

Kempsville What kind of hero would you be? Create your own identity complete with sidekick and arch enemies. Make a comic strip featuring your heroes. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Series Name: Year of the Comic Book. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Matisse Masterpieces

Oceanfront Listen to stories, look at artwork and make your own Matisse-inspired collage. Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Cherry Blossom Crafts

Windsor Woods Area Library Simple and lovely Cherry Blossom inspired projects for famililes to work on together to welcome Spring! Family/All ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Minecraft Club

Joint-Use Library Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate on a specific server. Must have your own Minecraft account. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. *12 week series with single first day registration. There is no class on 3/11. Event Type: STEAM. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Read and Share

Joint-Use Library Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. No required reads. Registration required. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy I

Joint-Use Library You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Kempsville Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Great Neck Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9th. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 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 March 9. 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. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Oceanfront Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. 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, March 26, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s

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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM.

Little Clickers Academy II

Joint-Use Library You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Great Neck Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9th. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:15 AM – 11:00 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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:15 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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 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 March 9. 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, March 26, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Oceanfront Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time Storytime

Pungo-Blackwater Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on Monday, March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Joint-Use Library Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Princess Anne We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence-building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

3s Please

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 March 9. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy III

Joint-Use Library You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 1:00 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 March 9. 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. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Joint-Use Library Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

TAG Meeting

Windsor Woods Area Library Teens make a difference! Learn new things, make new friends, give back to the community and earn volunteer hours. Contact your local library for details! Event Type: Meetings. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Role-Playing Adventures

Joint-Use Library Create a fictional character and embark on quests and journeys using pencil and paper, a set of dice, and your collective imagination. Grades 6 - 12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.