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Internet Academy

Kempsville Get in-depth practice using toolbar buttons, learn search tips and tricks, and visit interesting websites. Keyboard and mouse skills required. Event Type: Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: keyboard & mouse skills required. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

ARTreach with MOCA

MEO Central Join the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), for a story to inspire preschoolers to create their own masterpiece in this hands-on, creative program. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Genealogy Book Tour

MEO Central Learn how to find genealogy books in the Central Library and get advice on the best books for your research. Call to register. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Local History Area. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Spreadsheets - Beyond the Basics

Joint-Use Library Learn a little more about Excel with fun, hands-on activities. Basic computer and spreadsheet skills are required. Please bring a USB/Flash drive with you to save your work. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Joint-Use Library Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Sell Your Crafts on Etsy

Princess Anne (for adults) Learn how to set up your own online store on the popular craft website, Etsy. Online registration begins October 09. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

TAG Meeting

Windsor Woods Area Library Teens make a difference! Learn new things, make new friends, give back to the community and earn volunteer hours. Contact your local library for details! Event Type: Meetings. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Goodnight Children of the World

Joint-Use Library Enjoy stories and lullabies from many lands! Wear your pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal. Share your family’s favorite bedtime songs! Registration required. Family/ all ages. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Sensory Friendly Family Storytime

Bayside Enjoy a small group storytime that integrates movement, music and sensory play. Visit or call Bayside Library for monthly themes. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Halloween Craft Make & Take

Oceanfront Drop in and make a creepy Halloween craft! Families. No registration required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

CANCELED - Muscle Moves

Joint-Use Library Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Now Read This!

Kempsville Read the book and join the fun! Call for book selections. Registration required. Grades 4-7. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

WindTube Aerodynamics

Bayside Create paper and foam objects and see if they are capable of floating in a fan powered wind tube. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:00 AM.

Adopt a Monster

MEO Central This time of year there are lots of little monsters running around. Make and adopt your very own! Then share stories, games, and songs with your new pal! Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

FrightFest!

Princess Anne (for all ages) Fun! Fun! Fun! Work out the courage and check out the tunnel of fright! Face painting with our teen volunteers and make & take crafts. Online registration begins October 11. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Technology Tutors

Kempsville Do you have a new device? Do you want to learn more about your device? Come into a technology open house where our library Teens will help you learn how to use a new piece of technology, learn some tricks, and teach how to use some digital library tools to improve your every day life. No reservations required. Please bring in your device, if possible. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Unplug and Game On

MEO Central Break away from the consoles and explore the wonders table-top gaming has to offer. From swashbuckling pirates to ancient monsters, we'll have a variety of game worlds to explore. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: MEO Central Library. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM.

Ghostly Tales of Virginia Beach

Princess Anne (for all ages) Is the Cavalier Hotel really haunted? Hear stories of mystery and mayhem in Virginia Beach. Tales told by Al Chewning, local author and storyteller. Afterwards, stay and share a story of your own. Online registration begins October 11. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Altered Books

MEO Central Join us as we rip, puncture, paint, and glue old books to create new, unique works of art! Books and supplies will be provided. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Now Read This!

Joint-Use Library Read the book and join the fun! Call for book selections. Registration is required. Grades 6-8. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Sunday, October 26, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Desktop Publishing for Beginners

Kempsville Learn to create simple posters, flyers, brochures, and more! Knowledge of Word required. Please bring a USB/flash drive to save your work. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Knowledge of Word required. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, October 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Monday Crafternoons

Bayside Bring your craft, your supplies and your passion. Meet other crafters and creators, share your ideas and get new ones. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, October 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Sack-O-Lantern Halloween Craft

Windsor Woods Area Library Is carving a real pumpkin too messy? Come create your very own "Sack-O-Lantern" just in time for Halloween. Registration required. Family/All Ages. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, October 27, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Eye-Catching Halloween Makeup

Princess Anne (For grades 9-12) Searching for that perfect Halloween Look? Create haunting eyes that will make you the apple of any ghoul or gobblin’s eye! Don’t forget to bring your make-up. Online registration begins October 13. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Monday, October 27, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Kempsville Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, October 27, 2014, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Urban Legends

Joint-Use Library What will happen if you cut a worm in half? Are you more likely to be struck by lightning or eaten by a shark? Does garlic repel mosquitos? We’ll talk about all of these things and more. Registration required. Grades 6 - 8. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Tech Tutoring

Bayside One on one training for gadgets, computer or library resources. Call to register. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, October 28, 2014.

Word Processing Intermediate

Kempsville Learn how to insert pictures, tables, and more. Prerequisite: basic word processing skills. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Word for Beginners required or basic skills, including keyboarding, mouse,formatting text. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Play Date with the Alphabet

Kempsville Sing, play, talk and move your way through activity stations designed to make learning the alphabet fun. Preschool (3-5 years) with families. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Munchkin Math

Great Neck Play with numbers, shapes, and puzzles while discovering the magic of mathematics. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tuesday Topics

Bayside Join us for new programs and special guest each month. September's topic: Joys of Genealogy October's topic: Salute to our Veterans. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Become a Master of Magnetism

Great Neck Build simple motors and generate free electricity all with the power of magnets! Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Storybook Disguise

Kempsville Dress up as your favorite storybook character! We will share stories, play games, and a game of who's who. Come in costume or create one with materials provided. All participants in costume will receive a small gift. Registration required. Family/All ages. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

ARTreach with MOCA

Princess Anne Join the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), for a story to inspire preschoolers to create their own masterpiece in this hands-on, creative program. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Minecraft Madness

Oceanfront Get your cube on with crafts, videos and, (of course), playing Minecraft! Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Book Vs. Movie Club

Windsor Woods Area Library Come watch this month's movie, Coraline. Even if you haven't read the book, stay for the discussion of the book following the movie to see what all the hype is about. Grades 9-12. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, October 30, 2014, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Painting with Picasso

Oceanfront Celebrate Pablo Picasso's birthday at the library! Listen to stories, look at artwork, and create your own Picasso-inspired masterpiece. Bring a smock or wear clothes that can get messy. Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Thursday, October 30, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Tidewater Comicon Movie Night

MEO Central Tidewater Comicon is bringing the arcade to the big screen with the library. Join us for a double feature. Video Game Heaven will be bringing special guests. Costumes/Cosplay encouraged! Arcade Double Feature: 5 p.m.: Wreck-It Raph (PG) 7 p.m.: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (PG-13). Event Type: Movies. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, October 30, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Sing, Play, Move!

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

Role-Playing Adventures

Joint-Use Library Create a fictional character and embark on fantastical quests and journeys using pencil and paper, a set of dice and your collective imagination. Registration required. Grades 9-12. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, October 30, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Drawings by Don Fortunato at Central Library

MEO Central Drawings by Don Fortunato will be on display in the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library lobby during the month of November all hours that the library is open. Event Type: Exhibits. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Lobby. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, November 1, 2014 – Sunday, November 30, 2014.

DIY Craft Fair

Kempsville Presented by Kempsville T.A.G. Teen Volunteers will have their crafts on display and show you how to make their epic creations. Registration required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 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. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

"Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes"

Joint-Use Library We’ll discuss Eleanor Coerr's book about Sadako Sasaki who lived in Japan during and after World War II. Why did Sadako make so many paper cranes? We’ll find out and fold a few cranes of our own. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Teen Mahjong

Joint-Use Library Think Gin Rummy using tiles! Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Registration required. Grades 6 - 12. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Cartoon College: The Movie

MEO Central Cartoon College is a documentary about aspiring cartoonists preparing for a career in comics. Please enter the library in the side entrance by the auditorium for this after hours movie showing. No registration required. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. For more info visit drawtoberfest.org.

Combined Rhyme Time

Kempsville Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 3, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

MEO Central Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, November 3, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Bayside Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, November 3, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Great Neck Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Monday, November 3, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Joint-Use Library Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, November 3, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 3, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Bayside Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, November 3, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Great Neck Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. 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, November 3, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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 October 20. 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. Monday, November 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, November 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Joint-Use Library Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, November 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Bayside Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, November 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Veggie STEAMers

Bayside Learn how our garden grows in this hands-on program for preschoolers, and meet a real-life farmer! Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, November 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Kempsville With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 3, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, November 3, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

MEO Central Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, November 3, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, November 3, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Preschool Science

Kempsville Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 3, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

Altered Book Art: Pair of Birds

Windsor Woods Area Library Breathe new life into discarded, damaged books by turning the pages into a pair of lovely birds to use as hanging decorations, or in a wreath or garland. Registration required. Please call 385-2630 for more information. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, November 3, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Kempsville Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

MEO Central Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. 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: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Bayside Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Great Neck Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Oceanfront Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Joint-Use Library Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Bayside Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Great Neck Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Kempsville Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

MEO Central Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. 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, November 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Windsor Woods Area Library Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Oceanfront Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Joint-Use Library Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Kempsville Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

MEO Central With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Tech Tuesday

Joint-Use Library Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader or smartphone? Bring your device or use one of ours. We’re here to help answer your questions. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Study Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Spreadsheets for Beginners

Joint-Use Library Adults. Learn to enter data and use basic formulas to create simple spreadsheets. Basic computer skills are required. Registration required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Bring a flash drive to class to save your work. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Up Dog Yoga Storytime

Kempsville Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child-friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Registration required. Wear comfortable clothes. Yoga mats and towels welcome, but not required. Grades K - 2. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM.

Open Gaming

Windsor Woods Area Library Come play Xbox, board games, or your favorite card game! This time is yours to have fun. Bring your own device to play as well. For more information, please call 385-2630. Event Type: Gaming. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Bricks at the Beach

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

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. 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, November 5, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

MEO Central Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Bayside With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Princess Anne Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Bayside Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Great Neck We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Princess Anne With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 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 October 20. 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, November 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Bayside With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Oceanfront With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Pungo-Blackwater We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Read and Share: Romance Readers

Pungo-Blackwater "Why do people fall in love"…it remains the greatest mystery of life and the secret to happiness. Spend the morning with a group of romance reading enthusiasts. No chosen book for the month, come talk about the romance book you are reading or have read that month. The coffee is always delicious! Group meets the first Wednesday* of the month .*Day is sometimes adjusted for holidays. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

3s Please Storytime

Joint-Use Library With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Princess Anne Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Kempsville Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Gentle Computing

Joint-Use Library Adults. Learn the basics of computing through hands-on activities. Call to register. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Scholastic Chess Club

Kempsville Do you love chess? Are you looking for people to play with and ways to advance your skills? Drop-in to Kempsville Library’s Chess Club! Grades K-12, no registration necessary. Basic knowledge of chess pieces and rules required. Meets the 1st Wed of the month. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Pre-requisites: Basic knowledge of chess pieces & rules required. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

The Common Application

Princess Anne (for grades 9-12) Learn more about the college admission application that is used by colleges in 47 states (including Virginia) and get help completing it. No registration is needed, but space is limited. Contact University of Mary Washington’s admissions office for more information (540) 654-2000. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Bedtime Math

Windsor Woods Area Library Come dressed in your pajamas (optional) for an evening of mathematical fun! Play fun math games, do activities, and more. Registration required. Please call 385-2630 for more information. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Doodle Mugs

Pungo-Blackwater Grab a mug and put your mark on it (literally) with your own creative design. Mug provided. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Minecraft Club

Joint-Use Library Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft club! With this online game, you'll learn about design while working together on new creations. Grade 6 - 8 To participate, you need a Minecraft account. NOTE: Correct dates for Minecraft are 11/5 & 11/12. The class mentioned in Update on 11/19 has been canceled ". Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Kempsville Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Great Neck Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Oceanfront Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Joint-Use Library Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Great Neck Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Princess Anne Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Kempsville With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Oceanfront Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Joint-Use Library Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Princess Anne We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

3s Please Storytime

Kempsville With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

3s Please Storytime

MEO Central With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Indoor Recess

Windsor Woods Area Library Join us for your favorite recess games such as four square, hopsciotch, hula hooping, and an indoor snowball fight! Registration required. Please call 385-2630 for more information. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Holiday Shopping Apps

Princess Anne (for Adults) Come learn about apps to help you breeze through your holiday shopping this year. Online registration begins October 23. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

One More Story: Evening Storytime Series

MEO Central Listen to stories, sing songs, and have fun learning through play during this five week series. Program is intended for families with children ages 5 & younger. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program date. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Warm Bodies: Movie and Book Chat

MEO Central Come see this popular book on the big screen with discussion afterwards! Reading the book is not required for this program. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 6:15 PM – 8:30 PM.

Goodnight, Children of the World

Joint-Use Library Gather around in pajamas to sing lullabies from many lands and share bedtime stories! Bring a stuffed animal friend. Registration required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Living Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, November 7, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

A Stitch in Time: Sewing Basics

MEO Central Learn the mechanics of sewing with a machine, stitch by hand, secure a button, hem your pants or skirt and more! Each month we'll master something new. Grades 6-8. Online registration is required & begins 2 weeks prior to program date. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Joint-Use Library Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stitch'n @ JUL

Joint-Use Library Knit or crochet at the Library. Learn something new or stitch on your current stash. Bring your needle work and a covered drink. Adults. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Sing, Play, Move!

Kempsville Looking for fun family time? We will be working on early literacy skills while we sing, play and move. Ages 3-5 with family. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Princess Anne Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Fashion through Space and Time

Joint-Use Library Learn about fashion and clothing traditions through different ages and countries! Also, create paper and fabric clothes for your “cartamodelli” characters, just like a real stylist! Registration required. Grades 6 - 8. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

TAG Meeting

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

Beaded Bracelets

Princess Anne (for grades 9-12) Explore color design and create your own wrap-around bracelet. All materials are provided. Online registration begins October 25. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Teen Movie Making Program: 3 of 3

Pungo-Blackwater This is the last in our 3-part movie making series. It would be helpful to have attended the previous 2 sessions but not mandatory. In this session we will edit and put our project together in one final, cohesive movie. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Thank You Cards for Heroes

Kempsville Drop in and create a card of encouragement for a service member. This is your chance to thank them and tell them the freedoms you’re grateful for. Family/All ages. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Songs around the Campfire

Joint-Use Library Come and sing campfire songs around the "fire" and pretend to roast marshmallows as we sing. Registration required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Tidewater Friends of Acoustic Music (TFAM) Concert featuring Matt Thomas

MEO Central At a young age of 27, Matt Thomas has started a young career and gained some large credit in the world of fingerstyle guitar. He has performed at countless music festivals across the east and west coast. To purchase tickets call 626-3655 or visit http://tidewateracoustic.org. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

My Pet Rock

Joint-Use Library A rock can be a buddy when you personalize it. Paint it, decorate it, name it and sing it a song. Share it with a friend, or keep it as a paperweight for your own desk! Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Kempsville Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 10, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

MEO Central Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, November 10, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Bayside Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, November 10, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Great Neck Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Monday, November 10, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Joint-Use Library Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, November 10, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 10, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Bayside Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, November 10, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Great Neck Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. 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, November 10, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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 October 20. 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. Monday, November 10, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, November 10, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Joint-Use Library Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, November 10, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Bayside Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, November 10, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Kempsville With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 10, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, November 10, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

MEO Central Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, November 10, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, November 10, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Preschool Science

Kempsville Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, November 10, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Windsor Woods Area Library Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, November 10, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Superhero Science

Joint-Use Library Dive into science, technology, engineering, art and math with these interactive programs. Learn about the science behind some of the best known superhero powers! Registration required. Grades 6 - 8. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, November 10, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Tech Tuesday

Joint-Use Library Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader or smartphone? Bring your device or use one of ours. We’re here to help answer your questions. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Study Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. 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, November 12, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

MEO Central Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Bayside With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Princess Anne Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Bayside Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Great Neck We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Princess Anne With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 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 October 20. 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, November 12, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Bayside With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Oceanfront With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Pungo-Blackwater We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 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 October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Princess Anne Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Kempsville Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) with this series of programs designed for preschoolers. Dress for play and experiments. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins on October 20. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Gentle Computing

Joint-Use Library Adults. Learn the basics of computing through hands-on activities. Call to register. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Stargazing

Windsor Woods Area Library Explore the night sky through fun tales, fact-finding, and even create your own constellation. Registration required. For more information, please call 385-2630. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Super STEAMers: Make a Marionette

Oceanfront Did you know that parade balloons were inspired by marionettes? After reading the book, "Balloons Over Broadway" by Melissa Sweet, participants will make their own marionette. Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to program. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Gaming Unplugged - Holiday Edition

Princess Anne (for grades 6-8) Challenge your friends to chess or checkers, play trivia games, or make a holiday craft. No experience necessary. Online registration begins October 29. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Minecraft Club

Joint-Use Library Do you enjoy building? Join the Library’s Minecraft club! With this online game, you'll learn about design while working together on new creations. Grade 6 - 8 NOTE: Correct dates for Minecraft are 11/5 & 11/12. The class mentioned in Update on 11/19 has been canceled. You must have registered for the 11/5 class to participate on 11/12. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.