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Sensory Friendly Family Storytime

Bayside Enjoy a small-group storytime that integrates movement, music and sensory play. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Movies @ the Library - Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2

MEO Central Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! Join us for a showing of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (PG). Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: MEO Central Library. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum

Princess Anne (Gr. K-5) Get your body moving with this program about team mascots. Online registration begins July 12. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

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, July 26, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Read and Share: Cozy Mystery Readers

MEO Central Enjoy a casual chat about popular mystery books. No required reads. Register online, but drop-ins always welcome. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Zombie-Palooza

Bayside Join us for everything zombie, movie, crafts and trivia. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Gabby … All About Me

Princess Anne (for Adults) Come meet Lee Carey a local author who lives at Sandbridge in Virginia Beach. He will tell us about one of his books titled “Gabby…All About Me.” This beloved dog who was truly a people pooch, skillfully captured the hearts of many. This is a must read for all dog lovers. Online registration begins July 12. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Paint Mix Creations

Pungo-Blackwater Explore a variety of art concepts in this hands-on program. Create a beautiful sunset with animal silhouettes through paint mixing. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Crafty Monday

Oceanfront Drop in every Monday to make a fun craft. Family/all ages. No registration. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Monday, July 28, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM.

JB's Rattles

MEO Central Is a snake's skin slimy or smooth? Find out in this live reptile show and meet some other critters too! Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: MEO Central Library. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, July 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Virginia Beach Fire Clowns

Kempsville Do you know what to do in case of a fire? Learn fire safety from the Virginia Beach Fire Department and see a real fire truck! Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, July 28, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Monday Crafternoons

Bayside Bring your supplies and meet with other creators and makers to share projects and get ideas for your next one. Drop in crafting encouraged. Bring your craft, your passion and share our space. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, July 28, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

JULiArt: Monet's Water Lillies

Joint-Use Library Discover the life, work and importance of Monet and create your own 3D Water Lillies. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 28, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Let's Talk! Book Discussion for New English Speakers

Windsor Woods Area Library If English is not your native language, please join us monthly to read short stories and practice conversational English through lively discussion. Short stories will be selected during the first session. Registration is required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, July 28, 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, July 28, 2014, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Beach Creatures

Great Neck Meet a live horseshoe crab and other beach creatures while you learn about ocean life in this presentation by the Virginia Aquarium. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Inedible Jewelry

Kempsville Make delicious looking jewelry out of colorful clay with the talented people from Inedible Jewelry. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Beach Creatures

Windsor Woods Area Library Meet a live horseshoe crab and other beach creatures while you learn about ocean life in this presentation by the Virginia Aquarium. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Mock-A-Movie

Windsor Woods Area Library Make fun of B movies and enjoy epic cinematic fails. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

One Hundred Years Later: why the First World War matters today.

Princess Anne One hundred years ago the world descended into a “Great War” that still shapes our world today. Join us for a lecture examining how our 21st century world was fundamentally shaped by events in Europe a century ago. Online registration begins July 15. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Green Grocery Bag Demo

Pungo-Blackwater Come to the Senior Resource Center next door to Pungo-Blackwater Library for a sewing demo of how to make a Green Grocery Bag from the book Sew Serendipity Bags by Kay Whitt. Free patterns will be available to participants for their personal use only. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Family Portrait Story & Craft

Princess Anne (Gr. K-2) Enjoy the story, My Dog is as Smelly as Dirty Socks: and other funny family portraits by Hanoch Piven, and then make your own original family portrait. Online registration begins July 16. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

What is a Reptile?

Oceanfront Meet live animals in this presentation by First Landing State Park and learn about the unique characteristics of reptiles. Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Movies @ the Library - Smurfs 2

Bayside Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! Join us for a showing of Smurfs 2 (PG). Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Movies @ the Library - Frozen

Great Neck Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! Join us for a showing of Frozen (PG). Family/all ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

The Sun-Earth Connection

Joint-Use Library Learn about the sun from the Back Bay Astronomers and view sun flares and sun spots using special telescopes. Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Bubble Mania

MEO Central Come in for bubble-related fun! Learn about bubbles, and try a variety of activities. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Computer Basics

Bayside Learn to create, save, and print documents, work with files and folders, and use keyboard commands. Call to register. Event Type: Computer Classes. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Basic Computer Skills & Internet for Beginners

Kempsville Learn about the different components of the computer, how to use the mouse, keyboarding skills, accessing the internet, and beginning search strategies. No prior computer experience required. 2 day class, Th, 7/31, 10-11a & Th, 8/7, 10a-12p. Registration begins 7/17, call or stop by to sign up. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Weekly Craft Make & Takes

Bayside Love making things? Join us once a week to create a new craft! Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Virginia Aquarium Puppet Show

Bayside The Virginia Aquarium is bringing the ocean to the library in this exciting puppet show about hermit crabs. Family/all ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks before the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

Movies at the Library

Joint-Use Library Beat the heat and enjoy Lone Ranger (PG-13). Event Type: Movies. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Movies @ the Library - War Horse

Princess Anne Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! Join us for a showing of War Horse (PG-13). Teens/adults. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Adults 18+. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Craft Make & Take

Kempsville Drop in between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm. to make a fun new craft each week. Family, all ages. No registration required. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Dealing with Dragons

Joint-Use Library Let’s explore dragons of all colors, sizes and origins and create your own to brighten your home. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, August 1, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

National Teen Lock-in!

Windsor Woods Area Library Spend an evening of crafting, scavenger hunts and chatting with an author at a lock-in with teens from across the country! Registration required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Friday, August 1, 2014, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM.

Ancient Animals - Egypt and Cats with the SPCA

Princess Anne Learn about Ancient Egypt and cats, and meet a furry friend from the SPCA. Family/all ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Storytime Celebration!

MEO Central Celebrate the joy of a good story! Drop by for a fun afternoon of stories in all different shapes and sizes, including stories read by our teen volunteers. With support from Central Library's Teen Advisory Group. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: MEO Central Library. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Mock-A-Movie

Bayside Make fun of B movies and enjoy epic cinematic fails. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Ancient Animals - Egypt and Cats with the SPCA

Pungo-Blackwater Learn about Ancient Egypt and cats, and meet a furry friend from the SPCA. Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Evening of the Doctor

Kempsville Feeling blue about the wait for season 8? Missing the Raggedy Man and unsure about the Twelfth Doctor? Come join us for trivia, games, food, discussion, and much more on all things Who! Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Crafty Monday

Oceanfront Drop in every Monday to make a fun craft. Family/all ages. No registration. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Monday, August 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM.

Ready for the Beach Storytime

Joint-Use Library Enjoy a little break between a dive and a sand castle! We’ll learn and play together with songs, little dances and stories about the sea. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Teen Code Camp: Python

Joint-Use Library Learn the basics of Python. Online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Balloon Creatures & Magic

MEO Central Enjoy a comical magic show and see animals come to life as balloon creations. Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: MEO Central Library. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, August 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Monday Crafternoons

Bayside Bring your supplies and meet with other creators and makers to share projects and get ideas for your next one. Drop in crafting encouraged. Bring your craft, your passion and share our space. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, August 4, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

JULiArt: Solar-Powered Prints

Joint-Use Library Discover the power of the sun by creating unique solar powered prints. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 4, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Now Read This: BeTween the Lines Book Club

Windsor Woods Area Library Join us to discuss a different book each month and tell others about books you've been reading. This summer, we will be reading and discussing: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (7/7) and Al Capon Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko (8/4). You will be responsible for checking out or obtaining your own copy of the pre-selected book to read. Registration required. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, August 4, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Friendship Storytime

Princess Anne (ages 3-5 and their family) Come celebrate Friendship Day at Princess Anne Library. Kids will listen to a heartwarming story about two unlikely friends: Panda Bear and Polar Bear. Storytime will be accompanied by music, dancing and a craft. Online registration begins July 21. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Monday, August 4, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Teen Code Camp: Python

Joint-Use Library Learn the basics of Python. Online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Virginia Beach Fire Clowns

Great Neck Do you know what to do in case of a fire? Learn fire safety from the Virginia Beach Fire Department and see a real fire truck! Family/all ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Bricks at the Beach

Oceanfront Join the LEGO Club! Use your imagination to build LEGO creations inspired by different themes each month. Grades 3-8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

T-Shirt Hacks

MEO Central Turn old shirts into new and unique items! Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 9-12. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Recipe Swappers

Bayside Meet new friends, discover favorite recipes and talk about what’s cooking in your kitchen. Discuss restaurants and meet local chefs, farmers and fellow foodies. Recipe samples welcome but not required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Balloon Creatures and Magic

Windsor Woods Area Library Enjoy a comical magic show and see animals come to life as balloon creations. Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Joint-Use Library Think gin rummy using tiles. Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

MS Excel for Beginners

Joint-Use Library For Adults. Learn how to use MS Excel through with fun, hands-on activities. Bring a flash drive to class to save your work. Space is limited; online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Bring a flash drive to class to save your work. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

T-Shirt Hacks

MEO Central Turn old shirts into new and unique items! Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

MS Word: Intermediate Tables & Mail Merge

Joint-Use Library For Adults. Learn more about using graphics and clipart in MS Word through fun, hands-on activities. Basic knowledge of MS Word is needed to be successful in this class. Bring a flash drive to class to save your work. Space is limited; registration is required. A two part class: Mondays, August 6 & 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Basic knowledge of MS Word is needed to be successful in this class. Bring a flash drive to class to save your work. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Setting Up an Email Account for Beginners

Princess Anne (for Adults) Learn how to set up a personal email account and send messages. Call 385-2610 to register, beginning July 23. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Storybook Art with Kim Herman

Oceanfront Listen to the book, RRRalph by Lois Ehlert, and create your own collage version of this unusual dog using paper and found objects. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Movies @ the Library - Planes

Bayside Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! Join us for a showing of Planes (PG). Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

John Kingry Magic Show

Joint-Use Library Can you see through the illusion? Prepare to be amazed and dazzled by magician, John Kingry! Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 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. 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, August 6, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Little STEAMers: Robots!

Windsor Woods Area Library Discover the science and technology of robots and become a robot inventor with hands-on projects. Registration required. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Weekly Craft Make & Takes

Bayside Love making things? Join us once a week to create a new craft! Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Paint Mix Creations

Bayside Explore a variety of art concepts in this hands-on program. Make your own panda masterpiece by trying different painting techniques. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Movies @ the Library - Frozen

Joint-Use Library Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! Join us for a showing of Frozen (PG). Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Symphonic Family Fun

MEO Central Enjoy a mini concert, story and lesson on music and instruments by the Symphonic Artistry Band! Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Sensory-Friendly Family Movies: Despicable Me 2 (PG)

Bayside Watch a family movie with the lights on and the sound turned down, and have the ability to walk and move around. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Friday, August 8, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

STEAMed Up: Paper Roller Coasters

MEO Central Think you have what it takes to design a roller coaster? Join us as we find out about the physics of these amazing machines, then put your skills to the test and build your own working paper models. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Friday, August 8, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

King Cole's Merry Puppet Show

Joint-Use Library Puppets, stories, songs, crafts and fun! Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, August 8, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Great Neck Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Please call 385-2606 to register. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Who's Where in the Animal Kingdom?

Princess Anne Meet live animals in this presentation by First Landing State Park. Discover the five major divisions of the Animal Kingdom, and how animals fit into each. Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Oceanfront Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

TAG Meeting/ Adopt-a-Spot

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. Today we will try to do our Adopt-a-Spot volunteering. There will be no other teen program this month. Event Type: Meetings. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

It's a Wrap! Summer Carnival

MEO Central Wrap up a summer of reading with fun activities, crafts and face painting! With support from Central Library's Teen Advisory Group. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: MEO Central Library. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Preschool Eye Screenings

Pungo-Blackwater Detect vision problems in your preschool child during this free eye screening provided by the Lions Club. Preschoolers. No registration. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Balloon Creatures and Magic

Pungo-Blackwater Enjoy a comical magic show and see animals come to life as balloon creations. Family/all ages. No registration. Summer programs that do not require registration are available on a first come basis. Please be sure to arrive well in advance of the program start time to ensure admittance. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Wildlife Carnival

Princess Anne (for Families) It’s the end of the Summer Reading Challenge, so let’s throw a wild party - a Wildlife Party. Play critter camouflage, try your skill at animal track identification, have your face painted, make a cool craft and more. Online registration begins July 26. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Unplug and Game On

MEO Central Break away from the consoles and explore the wonders table-top gaming has to offer. From swashbuckling pirates to ancient monsters, we'll have a variety of game worlds to explore! Event Type: Gaming. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM.

Teen Code Camp: Python

Joint-Use Library Learn the basics of Python. Online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 11, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Venice "Carnevale" Party

Joint-Use Library Are you tired of the same old parties? Explore the fun, magic and artistry of Carnevale. Discover this historic tradition and create your own mask to celebrate. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 11, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Read & Share

Bayside Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. No required reads, See below for details. Register online, but drop-ins always welcome. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Book Description: Reader's Choice. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, August 11, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Monday Crafternoons - Art Documentary Series

Bayside Drop in crafting encouraged! Bring your craft, your passion and share our space while enjoying our art documentary series. June 9th -Waste Land, July 14th - Andy Goldsworthy’s Rivers and Tides, August 11th - PressPlayPause. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, August 11, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Windsor Woods Area Library Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, August 11, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Teen Code Camp: Python

Joint-Use Library Learn the basics of Python. Online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tech Survival Gang

Princess Anne (for Adults) Join us for a new tech adventure each month. Bring your devices, passwords and your questions. Register online beginning May 27. Walk-ins welcome. Event Type: Workshops/Seminars. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Classic Afternoon Movies

Bayside Join us as we flashback with a classic movie. Movie showings are followed by group discussion or movie trivia. Monthly movie schedule: June 10th - Classic Movie Trivia Challenge, July 8th - Mildred Pierce, August 12th - Witness for the Prosecution. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Night of the Shooting Stars

Joint-Use Library The fascinating shooting stars season is here. We’ll learn why stars sometimes “fall from the sky,” and we’ll make magic bottles of flickering stars. Make a wish for every “falling star” you see in the August sky! Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Anime Club

MEO Central Join us for our next anime selection! Sketchbooks welcomed and encouraged! Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Chinese Mahjong Club

Kempsville Play Mahjong with experienced players(no instruction provided). Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Up Dog Yoga Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child-friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Wear comfortable clothing. Yoga mat or towel welcome but not required. Registration required. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Gaming Unplugged

Princess Anne (Gr. 6-8) Join us this summer for games, recreation and fun both inside and outside the library. NO electrons, positrons or ions required. Online registration begins July 30. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

MS Excel for Beginners

Kempsville Learn to enter data, use formatting tools, and use basic formulas to create simple spreadsheets. Basic computer skills are required. Familiarity with word processing preferred. Please bring a USB/Flash drive with you to class to save your work. Adults. Registration required, begins 7/31. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: keyboard & mouse skills required. Familiarity with Microsoft Word preferred. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, August 14, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Zooniverse

Windsor Woods Area Library Classify galaxies never seen by the human eye, identify life on the ocean florr, translate ancient Greek, and much more! Bring your own mobile device or use one of our iPads. Registration required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, August 14, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

TAG Meeting

Kempsville Teens make a difference! Learn new things, make new friends, give back to the community and earn volunteer hours. Event Type: Meetings. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Series Name: T.A.G. (Teen Advisory Group). Thursday, August 14, 2014, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Bedtime Stories

Bayside Wear your PJs, bring a favorite stuffed friend and enjoy some twilight tales. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, August 14, 2014, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM.

Teen Advisory Group Meeting

MEO Central Teens make a difference! Learn new things, make new friends, give back to the community and earn volunteer hours. Event Type: Meetings. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Grades 9-12. Series Name: T.A.G. (Teen Advisory Group). Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, August 14, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Animal Origami

Joint-Use Library Have fun learning basic origami to make colorful animal faces. Learn to fold straight lines to create exact shapes that you can enjoy making at home. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, August 15, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

MEO Central Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Meeting Room. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, August 16, 2014, 10:00 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, August 16, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Teen Code Camp: Python

Joint-Use Library Learn the basics of Python. Online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 18, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Send Your Flat Self Around the World! Part II

Bayside Share your "Send Your Flat Self Around the World! " travel stories. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, August 18, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Pausing to Read: A Storytime for Adults

MEO Central Sit back relax - even bring a lunch as our readers entertain you. You are never too old for story time! Listen to captivating short stories about dogs. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Room Folio. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, August 18, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Monday Crafternoons

Bayside Bring your supplies and meet with other creators and makers to share projects and get ideas for your next one. Drop in crafting encouraged. Bring your craft, your passion and share our space. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, August 18, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Movies @ the Library - Monsters University

Windsor Woods Area Library Beat the heat and enjoy a movie and craft at the library! Join us for a showing of Monsters University (PG) and make a fun craft. Family/all ages. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, August 18, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Sing, Play, Move!

Princess Anne Looking for some fun family time? Get up on your feet and move! We will be working on early literacy skills while we sing, play and move! Ages 3-5 and family. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Monday, August 18, 2014, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Teen Code Camp: Python

Joint-Use Library Learn the basics of Python. Online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Now Read This: Reader's Cafe Book Club

Kempsville Formerly called “Reader’s Café.” Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. Light refreshments served. This month's title is "An Unquiet Mind" by Jamison. Register online 2 weeks before the program date. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Book Description: "An Unquiet Mind" by Kay Jamison. Find in Catalog: http://bit.ly/1kktYtV. Next Month's Title: TBD. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Chinese Mahjong Class

Bayside Think gin rummy using tiles. Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game and those with experience can meet other players. (No experience necessary, instruction included). Event Type: Gaming. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Left-Handers Day

Joint-Use Library How left-handed are you? Do some experiments and compete against others – all with your left hand! Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Gaming Unplugged High School Edition

Princess Anne (Gr. 9-12) What better way to enjoy the summer than playing games at your leisure? Join us for a little bit of competition and a lot of fun! NO electrons, positrons or ions required. Online registration begins August 05. Event Type: Gaming. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Bayside Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM.

MS Word: Intermediate –Tables and Mail merge

Joint-Use Library For Adults. Learn more about using graphics and clipart in MS Word through fun, hands-on activities. Basic knowledge of MS Word is needed to be successful in this class. Bring a flash drive to class to save your work. Space is limited; registration is required. A two part class: Mondays, August 6 & 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. 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. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Recipe Swappers

Kempsville Meet new friend, discover favorite recipes and talk about what's cooking in your kitchen. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Gentle Computing

Joint-Use Library Learn the basics of computing through hands-on activities. Space is limited; registration is required. Call the library at 822-7800 two weeks prior to class 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, August 20, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Little STEAMers: Break the Tension

Bayside Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math with this series of programs. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Email for Beginners

Bayside Learn how to set up a personal email account, read and reply to email, and open and attach documents. Call to Register. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Read and Share: Booklovers Coffee Hour

Princess Anne (for Adults) Join us and discover your next Hot Summer Read. Meet new friends and discuss great books while enjoying light refreshments. No required reads. Register online but drop-ins are always welcome. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, August 21, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

MS Excel Intermediate

Joint-Use Library For Adults. Learn a little more about MS Excel through with fun, hands-on activities. Bring a flash drive to class to save your work. Space is limited; online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, August 21, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Movie and Book Chat

MEO Central Watch The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug on the big screen followed by a discussion afterwards! 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, August 21, 2014, 5:15 PM – 8:45 PM.

Sensory-Friendly Family Movies: Frozen (PG)

Bayside Watch a family movie with the lights on and the sound turned down, and have the ability to walk and move around. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Friday, August 22, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Sensory Friendly Family Storytime

Bayside Enjoy a small-group storytime that integrates movement, music and sensory play. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Family / All Ages. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Tattoo Art

Kempsville Design your own temporary tattoos and discuss the historical, cultural, and social history of tattooing. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades 9-12. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Read and Share: Cozy Mystery Readers

MEO Central Enjoy a casual chat about popular mystery books. No required reads. Register online, but drop-ins always welcome. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Teen Film Project

Bayside Ever dream of making movies? Now you can! Team up with other teens and start planning your own blockbuster. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Princess Anne (for Adults) Think gin rummy using tiles. Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Online registration August 9. Event Type: Classes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Teen Code Camp: Python

Joint-Use Library Learn the basics of Python. Online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, August 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Monday Crafternoons

Bayside Bring your supplies and meet with other creators and makers to share projects and get ideas for your next one. Drop in crafting encouraged. Bring your craft, your passion and share our space. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Family / All Ages. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, August 25, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Let's Talk! Book Discussion for New English Speakers

Windsor Woods Area Library If English is not your native language, please join us monthly to read short stories and practice conversational English through lively discussion. Short stories will be selected during the first session. Registration is required. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, August 25, 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, August 25, 2014, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Read and Share: Reader's Choice

Joint-Use Library Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. No required reads, See below for details. Register online, but drop-ins always welcome. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Teen Code Camp: Python

Joint-Use Library Learn the basics of Python. Online registration is required. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

ARTreach with MOCA

Windsor Woods Area Library 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: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Read & Watch: Youth Book/Movie Club

MEO Central Watch Peter Pan and read the book that inspired it! Meeting will include movie screening, craft, trivia and book discussion. Didn't get to read the book? You're still welcome to join the fun! Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Tuesday Topics

Bayside Enjoy a different guest speaker every fourth Tuesday of the month. No registration required. Topic schedule: June 24th - History of the U.S. flag; flag etiquette, July 22nd - Aging well through social connections; Can Alzheimer’s be prevented? August 26th - Navigating the Senior Network. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Building Robots

Bayside STEAMed Up: Grades 6 – 8 - Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math with this series of programs. There’s something for everyone! Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 6-8. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Super STEAMers: Robots!

Windsor Woods Area Library Discover the science and technology of Robots and become a robot inventor with hands-on projects and building. Registration required. Event Type: STEAM. Audience: Grades 3-5. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Read and Share: Teen Book Swappers

Kempsville Come in and talk about books that you like and hear what other teens enjoy. Swap titles or even books to spread the word about your favorite reads. Meetings are every 4th Wednesday of the month. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

MOOCs! Massive Open Online Courses

Bayside Learn more about this often FREE online way to study at some of the nation’s best universities! Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Read and Share: Reader's Choice

Joint-Use Library Enjoy a casual chat about popular books. No required reads, See below for details. Register online, but drop-ins always welcome. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 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, August 28, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

How to Download e-Books

Princess Anne (for Adults) Learn about the different ways you can download ebooks from the library. Bring your device, passwords and charger and start reading. Online registration begins August 14. Event Type: Computer Classes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, August 28, 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. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Role-Playing Adventures

Joint-Use Library Create a fictional character and embark on fantastical quests. Event Type: Special Programs. Audience: Grades 9-12. Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 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, August 30, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Read and Share: Romance Readers

Pungo-Blackwater "Why do people fall in love"…it remains the greatest mystery of life and the secret to happiness. Spend the morning with a group of romance reading enthusiasts. No chosen book for the month, come talk about the romance book you are reading or have read that month. The coffee is always delicious! Group meets the first Wednesday* of the month .*Day is sometimes adjusted for holidays. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Rhyme Time

MEO Central Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, September 8, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Bayside Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, September 8, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Great Neck Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Monday, September 8, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Joint-Use Library Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 8, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Great Neck Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Monday, September 8, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

MEO Central Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, September 8, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, September 8, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Joint-Use Library Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, September 8, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

MEO Central With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, September 8, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

MEO Central Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, September 8, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

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

Onesies Rhyme Time

MEO Central Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Bayside Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Great Neck Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Oceanfront Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Bayside Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Great Neck Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

MEO Central Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Windsor Woods Area Library Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Oceanfront Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Joint-Use Library Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

MEO Central With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

3s Please Storytime

Joint-Use Library With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

MEO Central Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Bayside With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Princess Anne Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Joint-Use Library Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Bayside With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Bayside Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Great Neck We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Princess Anne With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

MEO Central Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Oceanfront With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Pungo-Blackwater We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Great Neck We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Princess Anne Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

3s Please Storytime

Joint-Use Library With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

MEO Central Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

Bayside Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Great Neck Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Oceanfront Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Joint-Use Library Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Bayside Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Great Neck Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Great Neck Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Princess Anne Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Oceanfront Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Princess Anne We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

3s Please Storytime

MEO Central With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

MEO Central Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on August 25. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.