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Tech Tutoring

Kempsville Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader, smartphone or other device? Bring your device for one-on-one assistance. We’re here to help answer your questions. Adults. Call to schedule an appointment. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Tuesday, September 1, 2015 – Saturday, October 31, 2015.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

Various Media by the Institute for Learning in Retirement at Central Library

MEO Central Various Media by the Institute for Learning in Retirement will be on display in the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library lobby during the month of September all hours that the library is open. Event Type: Exhibits. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Lobby. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, September 1, 2015 – Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

Tech Tutoring

Bayside One on one training for gadgets, computer or library resources. Call to register. Please bring in your device, if possible. Call 385-2680 for an appointment. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Living Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

Tech Tutoring

Great Neck Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader, smartphone or other device? Bring your device for one-on-one assistance. We’re here to help answer your questions. Adults. Call to schedule an appointment. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Recipe Swappers

Bayside Make new friends, discover new recipes, meet a local chef and dish about what’s cooking in your kitchen. Recipes and samples are welcome but not required. Registration is not required. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, September 2, 2015.

Nursery Rhyme Olympics

Oceanfront Jump and tumble through a series of nursery rhyme themed games and challenges that would make Jack and Jill proud. Everyone is a winner and will walk away with their very own Twinkle Twinkle Trophy. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Wednesday, September 2, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Read & Share - Romance Readers

Pungo-Blackwater Would you like to read light fiction, but aren't sure what to choose? Join our lighthearted group - The Romance Readers. Swap news of great new releases, author information, and reader reviews of current and classic light fiction. New members are always welcome to this informal group. Light refreshments and lively conversation served up in generous portions at each meeting. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Book Clubs. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Wednesday, September 2, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:30 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. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Marketplace. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: None. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 2, 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-8.  Registration is not required. Event Type: Games. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Pre-requisites: Basic knowledge of chess pieces and rules required. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, September 2, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, September 3, 2015.

Microsoft Word 2013 for Beginners

Great Neck Learn how to complete common basic tasks, including creating and formatting simple documents in this two-part class. The second class will be held on Sept. 10th from 9 -10 a.m. Basic computer skills are required. Bring personal flash drive to save work. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Room: Study Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Thursday, September 3, 2015, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Little Clickers 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. Ages 3- 5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Little Clickers 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. Ages 3- 5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Thursday, September 3, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Painted Feathers and Stone Mandalas

Windsor Woods Area Library Express yourself by creating unusual painted feather and stone mandala designs. Materials will be provided. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, September 3, 2015, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Chainmail Workshop

Kempsville Chainmail Workshop Learn how create and build your own piece of chainmail armor with professional guidance from local artist James O’Connor.  Supplies provided by library. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, September 3, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

How to: Line Dancing

Joint-Use Library Learn the grooves and moves for line dancing. The first 20 minutes we’ll learn a new dance. Then we'll dance some more. Adults 18+. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Friday, September 4, 2015.

Microsoft Word 2013 for Beginners

Kempsville Learn how to complete common basic tasks, including creating and formatting simple documents. Basic computer skills are required. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Basic computer skills are required. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Friday, September 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

CreepyPasta Reborn

MEO Central Jeff, Slendy, and the gang are back and badder than ever. Join us in this afterhours event and meet other CreepyPasta fans, share your favorite stories, play creepy games, and find all 8 notes before he finds you! Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Friday, September 4, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, September 5, 2015.

Genealogy Book Tour

MEO Central Join a guided tour of the Local History and Genealogy areas of the Central Library. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Genealogy. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Local History Area. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: none. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, September 5, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Creative Watering

Princess Anne These fun and festive watering bottles made out of recycled wine bottles are not only cute, but water your plant up to three days! Bring small seashells to decorate your bottle for a beach theme. Other supplies provided. Adults. Online Registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, September 5, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Back to School Make & Take

Bayside Make a fun back to school craft! Grades K-2. Registration is not required. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, September 5, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Smartest Artist

Bayside Learn about artists and movements in art history, explore new techniques and create your own masterpiece! Grades K-2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, September 5, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM.

Bayside 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: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, September 5, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Sunday, September 6, 2015.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, September 7, 2015.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

Tech Tutoring

Bayside One on one training for gadgets, computer or library resources. Call to register. Please bring in your device, if possible. Call 385-2680 for an appointment. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Living Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

Tech Survival Gang

Princess Anne Embark on a new tech adventure each month. Bring your devices, passwords and questions. Adults. No registration required. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tech Tutoring

Great Neck Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader, smartphone or other device? Bring your device for one-on-one assistance. We’re here to help answer your questions. Adults. Call to schedule an appointment. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Afternoon Movie Classics

Bayside Get nostalgic with a classic movie followed by discussion and trivia. Adults. Registration is not required 9/8- The Palm Beach Story 10/13- Harvey. Event Type: Movies. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: None. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Bricks at the Beach

Oceanfront Join the LEGO Club! Use your imagination to build LEGO creations each month. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Italo-American Storytime

Joint-Use Library Enjoy an Italo-American storytime with songs, rhymes, books and a craft in both languages. Family/All Ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: All Ages. Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, September 9, 2015.

Nursery Rhyme Olympics

Kempsville Jump and tumble through a series of nursery rhyme themed games and challenges that would make Jack and Jill proud. Everyone is a winner and will walk away with their very own Twinkle Twinkle Trophy. Ages 3-5. Registration is required and begins two weeks prior to event date. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Now Read This Book Club

Great Neck Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Book Clubs. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Book Description: The courageous, spirited Mary Queen of Scots tells her own story--from her youth as a young girl married to the invalid young King of France to her short reign as Queen of Scotland and her tragic imprisonment by her ruthless, merciless cousin Queen Elizabeth. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Kempsville Think gin rummy using tiles. Beginners can learn to play this game; those with experience can meet other players. Event Type: Games. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Historic Crafts: Paper Marbling

MEO Central Paper Marbling Learn about the history of paper marbling and some of the techniques to make it. Make your own marbled paper to take home. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, September 10, 2015.

Never Stop Learning – Senior Citizen’s Safety

Joint-Use Library Is there something that you have always wanted to learn about but time and money have prevented you from pursuing your Lifelong Learning goals? VBPL and TCC are combining forces to offer a series of free Adult educational programs that will encompass a variety of topics. So come out and sample these Never Stop Learning opportunities. Adults 18+. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Sensory Open Play

Windsor Woods Area Library Explore sensory stimulation through games, activities and more. Let’s explore the night sky through various sensory experiences. All Ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Room: Programming Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Grades K-2. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, September 10, 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. Contact your local library for details! Event Type: Meetings. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 10, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Now Read This - Book Chatters

Pungo-Blackwater Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. This month's title is The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Steadman. Registration is not required. Event Type: Book Clubs. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Book Description: "A novel set on a remote Australian island, where a childless couple live quietly running a lighthouse, until a boat carrying a baby washes ashore"-- Provided by publisher. Next Month's Title: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Thursday, September 10, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. For more info visit www.vbgov.com.

Goodnight, Children of the World

Joint-Use Library Gather for multi-cultural stories and songs for bedtime in our comfy Children’s Lounge. Wear your pajamas and bring a stuffed animal friend! All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 10, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Friday, September 11, 2015.

Author Talk & Book Signing: Jennifer Pharr Davis - National Geographic Adventurer of the Year

MEO Central Jennifer has logged over 12,000 miles on six different continents, including thru-hikes of the Pacific Crest Trail, the Colorado Trail, Vermont’s Long Trail, numerous trails in Europe, and the Appalachian Trail (three times). Her new book Called Again chronicles her record-breaking A.T. hike (47 miles per day for 46 days) and has been called “an inspired exploration of the meaning of commitment” by Kirkus Reviews. Jennifer has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR’s Talk of the Nation, The Daily Beast, and the CBS Early Show. Join us for what is sure to be an exciting and inspiring presentation from this world class athlete and wilderness adventurer! No registration is required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Friday, September 11, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, September 12, 2015.

Knitting and Crocheting

Kempsville Bring in your current project to work on and discuss. Share tips and tricks, maybe learn something new. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Basic Knitting and/or Crocheting skills. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, September 12, 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: Pawsitive Reading. 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 12, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Tabletop Gaming

Bayside Tidewater Area Gaming Society presents 12 hours of game play! Lots of games to choose from, or bring a game to share, instruction available. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Games. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, September 12, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM.

Owl Pals Preschool Storytime

Kempsville Whooo loves owls? If you do, join us for songs, stories, and activities about our feathered nocturnal friends. Preschool (3-5 years) and caregiver. Online registration is required and begins two weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, September 12, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Pawsitive Reading

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: Pawsitive Reading. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Saturday, September 12, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

¡Celebremos la cultura hispana!

Princess Anne Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with bi-lingual stories and songs, plus a craft to take home. All Ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, September 12, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

TAG Meeting

Pungo-Blackwater TAG Meetings Teens make a difference! Learn new things, make new friends, give back to the community and earn volunteer hours. Contact your local Pungo-Blackwater Library for details! Event Type: Meetings. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Saturday, September 12, 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 to celebrate your favorite fandom(s). Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, September 12, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Soap in a Gift

Princess Anne Learn to make scented bath salts and refreshingly easy soap balls. Grades 3-5. Supplies provided. Online registration required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, September 12, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

TAG Volunteer Recognition/Gaming Party

Pungo-Blackwater TAG Volunteer Recognition Party/Gaming Stay after the TAG meeting for our Annual Volunteer Recognition Party and Gaming event. For current TAG members. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required. Event Type: Games. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Saturday, September 12, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Dear Diary: Journal Making for Kids

Joint-Use Library Using repurposed items, create a brand new diary for your thoughts, feelings, drawings and dreams. We’ll share journaling tips and many books written in the form of a diary. Grades: 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 12, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Moonlight Madness: Genealogy after dark

MEO Central Come climb your family tree in the dark! The library will be open to family historians and amateur genealogists for individual research. Staff and volunteers will be available to assist participating adults. Online registration begins August 1, 2015. Event Type: Genealogy. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: none. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, September 12, 2015, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Sunday, September 13, 2015.

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. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Sunday, September 13, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, September 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 coding through playful activities. Each 45 minute class will build skills and confidence. This is a series of four progressive classes: 9/14, 9/28, 10/12 & 10/26. Online registration is required and begins August 31st. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 14, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:45 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 for this 6 week-long series is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, September 14, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Bayside Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration for this 6 week-long series is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Learn More: http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/libraries/locations-and-services/kids/Pages/Early-Literacy-Classes.aspx. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, September 14, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme

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 for this 6 week-long series is required and begins on August 31. 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 14, 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 August 31. 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. Learn More: http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/libraries/locations-and-services/kids/Pages/Early-Literacy-Classes.aspx. Monday, September 14, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 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 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Learn More: http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/libraries/locations-and-services/kids/Pages/Early-Literacy-Classes.aspx. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 14, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

MEO Central 3s Please Storytime With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31st. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Learn More: http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/libraries/locations-and-services/kids/Pages/Early-Literacy-Classes.aspx. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, September 14, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Bayside Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration for this 6 week-long series is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Learn More: http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/libraries/locations-and-services/kids/Pages/Early-Literacy-Classes.aspx. Monday, September 14, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Learn More: http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/libraries/locations-and-services/kids/Pages/Early-Literacy-Classes.aspx. Monday, September 14, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Maker Mondays

Joint-Use Library Do you like to make things? Come to the library and make something new on Monday mornings. You’ll use low and high technologies to make your own textile, glass, paper or electronic creations. You’re limited only by your imagination. Family /All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Programming Room. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 14, 2015, 10:15 AM – 11:15 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 August 31st. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Learn More: http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/libraries/locations-and-services/kids/Pages/Early-Literacy-Classes.aspx. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, September 14, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Read and Share Book Group

Bayside Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. Talk about titles you like and hear what others enjoy. Swap favorites old and new or spread the word about your favorite reads. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Book Clubs. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, September 14, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

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 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Learn More: http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/libraries/locations-and-services/kids/Pages/Early-Literacy-Classes.aspx. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, September 14, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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 August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Learn More: http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/libraries/locations-and-services/kids/Pages/Early-Literacy-Classes.aspx. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 14, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 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 August 31st. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Learn More: http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/libraries/locations-and-services/kids/Pages/Early-Literacy-Classes.aspx. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, September 14, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 14, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM. For more info visit www.vbgov.com.

Preschool Science

MEO Central Preschool Science Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Learn More: http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/libraries/locations-and-services/kids/Pages/Early-Literacy-Classes.aspx. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, September 14, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Bayside Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration for this 6 week-long series is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Learn More: http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/libraries/locations-and-services/kids/Pages/Early-Literacy-Classes.aspx. Monday, September 14, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Preschool Science

Oceanfront 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 August 31st. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Monday, September 14, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. For more info visit www.vbgov.com.

Monday Crafternoons

Bayside Bring your craft, your supplies and your passion. Meet other crafters and creators, share your ideas and get new ones. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, September 14, 2015, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Elementary Science

Joint-Use Library Learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Grades K-2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 14, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.vbgov.com.

Pawsitive Reading

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: Pawsitive Reading. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, September 14, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Aquaman Oysters

Joint-Use Library By the Beard of Poseidon! Find out how our outrageous oysters help save the bay. Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 14, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Decorate Your Door!

Princess Anne Put your best door forward with a fabulous Fall Wreath! Create a simple wreath that only looks like you spent hours making it. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Monday, September 14, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

Tech Tutoring

Bayside One on one training for gadgets, computer or library resources. Call to register. Please bring in your device, if possible. Call 385-2680 for an appointment. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Living Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

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 for this 6 week-long series is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Tuesday, September 15, 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 August 31. 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. Room: Meeting Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 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 August 31. 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: Princess Anne Area Library. Tuesday, September 15, 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 August 31. 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. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 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 August 31. 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. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

MEO Central Just 2s Storytime Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31st. 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 15, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

We Love Birds

Pungo-Blackwater When you see geese overhead in the V formation do you wonder about their perilous flight? Where are they going, why are they honking and what threats will they encounter on their journeys? Meet Deloras Freeman from the Great Dismal Swamp NWR to explore the world of migrating birds. Program will take place at the Senior Resource Center next door to the Pungo-Blackwater Library. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.fws.gov.

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 for this 6 week-long series is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 10:15 AM – 11:00 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 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 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 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Tuesday, September 15, 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 August 31st. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Now Read This Book Club

Kempsville Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. This month's title is "Etta Mae's Worst Bad Luck Day" by Ann B. Ross. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Book Clubs. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Book Description: Frustrated w/her life in the trailer park, Etta Mae Wiggins dreams of something better, but her ambition to marry a wealthy elderly man is challenged by the man's scheming children, her ex's underworld enemies, & her former flame Bobby Lee. Next Month's Title: "Out of My Mind" by Draper. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 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 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, September 15, 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 August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 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 August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

MEO Central Just 2s Storytime Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31st. 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 15, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Tech Tutoring

Great Neck Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader, smartphone or other device? Bring your device for one-on-one assistance. We’re here to help answer your questions. Adults. Call to schedule an appointment. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Princess Anne 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 August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 11:00 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 August 31st. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Bayside Think gin rummy using tiles. Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Games. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s Club

Joint-Use Library Join Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s, where you’ll build stuff, toss beach balls, make sticky art, make a mess…it’s a totally new kind of math club – please note this is an eight-week series. Grades K-2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM.

Fun Math

Kempsville Discover how fun math can be while exploring Number Patterns. Explore a new concept every month through hands-on-activities. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Microsoft Excel 2013 for Beginners

Princess Anne Learn to enter data and use basic formulas to create simple spreadsheets. Basic computer skills are required. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 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: Pawsitive Reading. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM.

Never Stop Learning – Canning & Preserving

Joint-Use Library Is there something that you have always wanted to learn about but time and money have prevented you from pursuing your Lifelong Learning goals? VBPL and TCC are combining forces to offer a series of free Adult educational programs that will encompass a variety of topics. So come out and sample these Never Stop Learning opportunities. Adults 18+. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, September 16, 2015.

Genealogy Database Class

MEO Central Learn to use Ancestry and HeritageQuest databases for your genealogy research in this 2-part class. Class meets Wednesday 9/16 and Wed. 9/23. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Genealogy. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: none. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 9:00 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 August 31st. 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 16, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

MEO Central Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, September 16, 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 August 31. 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, September 16, 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 August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

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 for this 6 week-long series is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Science/Math. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 10:00 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 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 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 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Wednesday, September 16, 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 August 31st. 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 16, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

MEO Central Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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 16, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, September 16, 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 August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 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 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Learn More: http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/libraries/locations-and-services/kids/Pages/Early-Literacy-Classes.aspx. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 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 31. 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, September 16, 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 August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Science

Princess Anne 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 August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 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 August 31st. 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 16, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

MEO Central Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. 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 16, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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 for this 6 week-long series is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Science/Math. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Adults with Disabilities Social Group (ages 18-55)

Bayside Get together with young adults with disabilities for socializing and entertainment. Build friendships, offer support and share accomplishments. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Meetings. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Playtime Math

Kempsville Grades K – 2. Have fun with numbers while you play and learn. This month’s topic: Problem solving in dollars and cents. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Stop Motion Animation Workshop

Joint-Use Library Create your own characters, design sets, and film stop-motion masterpieces on the library’s iPads in this 3-week series. All materials are provided – just bring your imagination! Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins September 2nd. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Crafts and a Story: Grandparents Day

Windsor Woods Area Library Help us show appreciation for our grandparents! Join us in listening to a story as we make gifts for the grandparents who make our lives so special! Family/All Ages Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, September 17, 2015.

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 31st. 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. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

MEO Central Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31st. 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. Thursday, September 17, 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 for this 6 week-long series is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Thursday, September 17, 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 August 31. 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. Room: Meeting Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 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 August 31. 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. Thursday, September 17, 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 August 31. 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. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Joint-Use Library Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 17, 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 for this 6 week-long series is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 10:15 AM – 11:00 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 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Princess Anne We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 10:15 AM – 11:00 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 August 31st. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

On My Own Storytime

MEO Central On My Own Preschool Storytime Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on August 31st. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on August 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 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 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Thursday, September 17, 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 August 31. 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, September 17, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Read & Share

Princess Anne Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. Talk about titles you like and hear what others enjoy. Swap favorites old and new or spread the word about your favorite reads. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Book Clubs. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: none. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

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 31. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 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 31st. 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, September 17, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Preschool Science

MEO Central Preschool Science Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Veggie Steamers

Bayside Come ready to get your hands dirty as we explore the life cycle of plants from seed to delicious ready-to-pick veggie! Ages 3-5.Online registration for this series is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Outside. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Thursday, September 17, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 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 31st. 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, September 17, 2015, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

From Trash to Tentacles

MEO Central From Trash to Tentacles. From the depths of the recycling bin to the depths of the ocean! Make sea creatures out of clean reusables. Learn all about the real life creatures and listen to a story. Gr. K-2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Crazy 8s Club: Ramp It Up

Princess Anne Explore math concepts through this fun and interactive Crazy 8s Club program designed for grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Tidewater Comicon Movie Night

MEO Central Come to a monthly movie night at the library hosted by Tidewater Comicon. All Ages. Registration is not required. June: Batman Begins July: Captain America: The First Avenger August: Justice League: Doom September: Thor October: The Nightmare Before Christmas November: Hellboy December: Guardians of the Galaxy. Event Type: Movies. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Friday, September 18, 2015.

Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners

Kempsville Learn how to create and edit simple presentations. Basic computer skills are required. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Knowledge of Keyboard. Friday, September 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.vbgov.com.

Seeing Beyond

Bayside Connect and share with other blind and visually impaired persons. Enjoy a special presentation. Shirley Confino-Rehder will present a tactile art exhibit. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Meetings. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Friday, September 18, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, September 18, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.vbgov.com.

Preschool Science

MEO Central Preschool Science Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Friday, September 18, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.vbgov.com.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, September 19, 2015.

Make and Take Craft

Oceanfront It's A Hoot! Drop in and make an owl paper bag puppet. All ages. No registration required. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Pre-requisites: none. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Saturday, September 19, 2015.

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. 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. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Low Vision Technology Expo

MEO Central In partnership with our local Town Center Blind Lions, the Low Vision Technology Expo at the MEO Central Library offers a variety of vendors carrying assistive technology from daily living aids to large scale magnifiers. A great opportunity to try out some new and essential devices. Some items are available for purchase from vendors. All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Room Libris. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.vbgov.com.

Chinese Mahjong

Princess Anne Think gin rummy using tiles. Beginners and experienced players are welcome. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Games. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.vbgov.com.

Pawsitive Reading

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: Pawsitive Reading. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Wreck-a-Shirt

Joint-Use Library Tie-dye, crop tops, and fringe! Bring a t-shirt you are willing to artistically destroy or choose one provided. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, 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: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.vbgov.com.

Crazy 8s Club: Ramp It Up

Princess Anne Explore math concepts through this fun and interactive Crazy 8s Club program designed for grades K-2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tie-Dye T-Shirts

Pungo-Blackwater Tie-Dye T-Shirts Design a back-to-school tie-dye t-shirt! All supplies provided. Grades 6 – 8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

FunMath@JUL

Joint-Use Library Explore optical illusions and patterns in numbers. Grades 3-8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of each program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Pre-requisites: none. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Role-Playing Adventures

Joint-Use Library Create a fictional character and embark on fantastical quests and adventures using a 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: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Study Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Sew Dead

MEO Central Learn basic sewing techniques to make sugar skull plushies, and learn about the Day of the Dead and other skull-related trivia. It will be sew fun! Supplies provided.  Grades 6-12.  Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the event. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Giant Sized Games For Teens

Bayside Join us for giant-sized Jenga and other super sized games. Grades 6 - 12 Registration is not required. Event Type: Games. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Mystery Bag Challenge: Suspension Bridge

Joint-Use Library How strong a suspension bridge can you make using nothing but those things you find in the mystery bag? Will it hold one car, two, four, 10? Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Sunday, September 20, 2015.

Baby Mouse

MEO Central Have fun with Baby Mouse trivia and science experiments. Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Sunday, September 20, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, September 21, 2015.

Microsoft Word 2013 for Beginners

Windsor Woods Area Library Learn how to complete common basic tasks, including creating and formatting simple documents. Basic computer skills are required. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 8:20 and 8:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Basic Computer Skills. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, September 21, 2015, 8:30 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. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, September 21, 2015, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Searching for a job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Adults. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, September 22, 2015.

Tech Tutoring

Bayside One on one training for gadgets, computer or library resources. Call to register. Please bring in your device, if possible. Call 385-2680 for an appointment. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Living Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 22, 2015.

Tech Tutoring

Great Neck Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader, smartphone or other device? Bring your device for one-on-one assistance. We’re here to help answer your questions. Adults. Call to schedule an appointment. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Navigating the Senior Network

Bayside Join us for a discussion of all aspects of senior living. From Alzheimer’s to Wills. Various presenters will answer all your questions. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Meetings. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Yoga Storytime

Joint-Use Library Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

3-D Printers Open House

Kempsville Come learn more about this cool new technology and watch 3-D printers in action! All Ages. No registration required. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Living Room. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.