Virginia Beach Public Library Events

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Little Clickers Academy III

Joint-Use Library You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Event Type: Computers/Technology. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, May 29, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Genealogy Book Tour

MEO Central Explore our large selection of genealogical books that will assist you in your research. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Genealogy. Audience: Adults 18+. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Local History Area. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, May 30, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Hampton Roads Teen Book Festival

MEO Central Join authors of Young Adult, New Adult and Youth fiction for a celebration of books. There will be signings, workshops, panels and more! Family/All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, May 30, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Hooray for Hummingbirds!

Princess Anne For Family / All ages Did you know that a hummingbird can fly both forward and backward? Learn more fun facts and make a hummingbird feeder to take home. Online registration begins May 16. Event Type: Science/Math. Audience: All Ages. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Saturday, May 30, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Fun Math: Let’s Go Fly a Kite!

Joint-Use Library We will study, construct and enjoy flying kites on the fields of JUL. Bring a sack lunch. Grades 3 - 5 and Grades 6 - 8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, May 30, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Central Anime Club

MEO Central Join us for our next screening! Sketchbooks welcome or use one of ours. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required. Event Type: Movies. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, May 30, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Celebrate Comic Books

Bayside We will take a look at old, new and favorite comic books. No registration required. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, May 30, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tech Tutors

Kempsville Do you have a new device or want to learn more? Our library tech tutors will help show you the ropes! Family/All ages No registration is required. Event Type: Special Events. Audience: All Ages. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, May 30, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Spray Gun and Lacquer Painting by David Morrin

MEO Central Spray Gun and Lacquer Painting by David Morrin will be on display in the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library lobby during the month of June all hours that the library is open. Event Type: Exhibits. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Lobby. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, June 1, 2015 – Tuesday, June 30, 2015.

Preschool Code Club

Joint-Use Library Coding is a type of literacy that everyone can enjoy. It organizes thoughts and expresses ideas. Your preschooler—without knowing how to read—will enjoy learning to code through playful activities. Each 45-minute class will build skills and confidence. Preschool (ages 3 – 5). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 1, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM.

Mr. Hew in the Big Blue Chair

Joint-Use Library Bring your family to share stories, songs, laughs and whistles. Family/ All Ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Monday Crafternoons

Bayside Bring your craft, your supplies and your passion. Meet other crafters and creators, share your ideas and get new ones. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, June 1, 2015, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Tech Tutoring

Great Neck One-on-one help with gadgets, computer, or library resources. Call to schedule an appointment. Adults. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Romance Readers

Pungo-Blackwater Would you like to read light fiction, but aren't sure what to choose? Join our lighthearted group, The Romance Readers, to swap news of great new releases, author information, and reader reviews of current and classic light fiction. New members are always welcome to this informal group. Light refreshments and lively conversation served up in generous portions at each meeting. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Fun with Forces

Windsor Woods Area Library Arts and Engineering activities exploring magnetism and gravity.Grades K - 2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Scholastic Chess Club

Kempsville Looking for people to play with and ways to advance your skills? Drop-in! Basic knowledge of chess pieces and rules required. Registration is not required. Event Type: Games. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Little Clickers Academy II

Joint-Use Library You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Event Type: Computers/Technology. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, June 4, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Quilt for Charity

Princess Anne Adults Join others and create a quilt for someone in need. Basic sewing skills required. Call for supply list. This is a multi-part series which will meet the 1st Thursday of the month until the project is completed. Call Princess Anne Library at 385-2610 to register. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, June 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Little Clickers Academy III

Joint-Use Library You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Event Type: Computers/Technology. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, June 4, 2015, 10:00 AM.

Tech Tutor

MEO Central Make a one-hour appointment to meet with a Tech Thursday Tutor for help with your digital device or the library's digital services. Call for appointment. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, June 4, 2015, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Little Clickers IV

Joint-Use Library You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Ages 3 - 5 years. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Pre-requisites: Graduation from Little Clickers III. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, June 4, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Sensory Open Play

Windsor Woods Area Library Explore sensory stimulation through games, activities and more. Ages 3 -7. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Grades K-2. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, June 4, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Little Clickers Academy III

Joint-Use Library You and your preschooler will click and swipe your way to computer knowledge through five fun-focused computer classes. Each 30-minute class will build skills and confidence with computers. Preschool (3 - 5 years). Event Type: Computers/Technology. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, June 5, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Inch by Inch, Part 1

Joint-Use Library Create a garden right outside the Children’s Room. Plant seeds or young vegetable plants, and make a rain collection device. Songs, stories and outdoor fun. Grades K-2, Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, June 6, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Pawsitive Reading

MEO Central Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Pawsitive Reading. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Location: MEO Central Library. Series Name: Pawsitive Reading. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, June 6, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Beach Bike Rodeo

Oceanfront Bring your bike and a helmet for an afternoon of fun! Learn some maintenance and safety tips from the Virginia Beach Police Department and join our parade. All ages. No registration. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Saturday, June 6, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Mr. Hew in the Big Blue Chair

Joint-Use Library Bring your family to share stories, songs, laughs and whistles. Family/ All Ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 8, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Summer Reading Challenge Kickoff

Princess Anne Join the fun as we kick off the Summer Reading Challenge! Drop in to sign up for the Challenge and take part in festivities and crafts for all ages. Family/All ages. No registration required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Monday, June 8, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Pawsitive Reading

Windsor Woods Area Library Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Pawsitive Reading. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, June 8, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Tech Tutoring

Great Neck One-on-one help with gadgets, computer, or library resources. Call to schedule an appointment. Adults. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Now Read This! Great Neck Book Club

Great Neck Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. This month's title is: "Bel Canto" by Ann Patchett. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Wellness Wednesdays

Princess Anne Adults Drop by to talk with a licensed pharmacist from Walgreens about various aspects of your health. Stay Smart - Learn how your medications interact with each other. Bring a detailed list for review. Registration not required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Movie & Craft

Windsor Woods Area Library In this PG-13 movie, a band of comrades engages in an epic battle against a fantastic array of combatants. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. For Gr. 6-12; under 13 will need a release form signed by parent to attend. Event Type: Movies. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, June 11, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Tech Tutoring Open House

MEO Central Drop in to get one-on-one training for gadgets, computer or library resources! Assistance provided by Central Library's Teen Advisory Group. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, June 11, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Bedtime Stories

Bayside Bedtime Stories Come to the library in your PJs and enjoy some twilight tales. Online registration begins 2 weeks prior to the program Ages 3-5. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, June 11, 2015, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM.

Book Chatters

Pungo-Blackwater Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. This month's title is "Eleanor and Park" by Rainbow Rowell. Adults. Registration is not required. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Thursday, June 11, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Thursday Night @ the Movies

Pungo-Blackwater Laura Hillenbrand wrote the true narrative, Unbroken: A World War II story of survival, resilience and redemption. Angelina Joie directed the movie. Lite snacks provided. Bring a pillow, a blanket or whatever makes you more comfy! Event Type: Movies. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Thursday, June 11, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Toddler Dance Party!

Princess Anne Music is a powerful learning tool. Come wearing your wackiest outfit and dance the morning away! Toddlers, Ages 2 - 3. Registration required. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Friday, June 12, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Sensory Family Friendly Storytime

Bayside Enjoy a small-group storytime that integrates movement, music and sensory play. Registration required. Online registration begins 2 weeks prior to program. Family/All ages. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Preschool (3-5 years). Grades K-2. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, June 13, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Creature Comforts

Princess Anne Birds of a feather, flock together! Meet parrots, macaws and cockatoos and watch these beautiful birds strut their stuff as they talk, dance, skateboard and more! Family/All ages. No registration required. 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: Science/Math. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, June 13, 2015, 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: Pawsitive Reading. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Saturday, June 13, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Gardening with Native Plants

Pungo-Blackwater Let Master Gardener, Michelli Booker, guide you through the nuances of gardening with plants native to our local area. Adults Registration Required. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Saturday, June 13, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

2015 Virginia Beach Christian Authors Festival

MEO Central Meet local Christian authors while browsing their selection of literature, attend seminars and enter for a chance to win a Basket of Books. Seminars: 2-2:30 pm--How to Self-Publish 2:30-3 pm--Marketing to a Christian Audience. Event Type: Special Events. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Saturday, June 13, 2015, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Bricks on the Beach

Oceanfront Join the LEGO Club! Use your imagination to build LEGO creations inspired by different themes each month. Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Saturday, June 13, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

TAG Meetings

Pungo-Blackwater Teens make a difference! Learn new things, make new friends, give back to the community and earn volunteer hours. Contact your local library for details! Event Type: Meetings. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Saturday, June 13, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

TAG Meeting

Bayside Teens make a difference! Learn new things, make new friends, give back to the community and earn volunteer hours. Contact your local library for details! Event Type: Meetings. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Saturday, June 13, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Paper Bead Craft

Princess Anne Adults Recycle paper into beautiful beads you can use to create jewelry. Supplies provided. Online registration begins May 30. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, June 13, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Mahjong for Teens

Joint-Use Library Think Gin Rummy using tiles! Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Grade 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, June 13, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Teen Movie Making

Pungo-Blackwater Let Nicole McGee show you the ins and outs of movie making. We will try to make a short movie using the library's iPads, lights and movie making equipment. If you've always wanted to know how to make a movie come together, now is the time to find out how! All you need to bring are a few ideas. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Pre-requisites: Attending previous sessions helpful but not required. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Saturday, June 13, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Preschool Code Club

Joint-Use Library Coding is a type of literacy that everyone can enjoy. It organizes thoughts and expresses ideas. Your preschooler—without knowing how to read—will enjoy learning to code through playful activities. Each 45-minute class will build skills and confidence. Preschool (ages 3 – 5). Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 15, 2015, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Tech Tutoring

Great Neck One-on-one help with gadgets, computer, or library resources. Call to schedule an appointment. Adults. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Open Gaming

Windsor Woods Area Library Challenge your friends to one of our many video or board games! Play one of our games or bring one to share.Grades 6 - 12. Registration is not required. Event Type: Games. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Pawsitive Reading

Bayside Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Pawsitive Reading. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM.

Fantastic Fathers

MEO Central Children and their fathers move to music together, enjoy poetry, and use augmented reality to bring a 2D masterpiece to life. Bring an ipad or use 1 of ours. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Pre-requisites: If you are bringing your own ipad, please download the free colAR Mix app. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Father's Day Craft

Princess Anne Show Dad some love on his special day! Bring a photo of yourself, or one of you and your dad, to make something just for him. Family/All ages. No registration required. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Yoga Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Grades K-2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Fairy Houses and Stories

Joint-Use Library Hear magical stories about the fairies that live in our world and make a fairy house of your own using some of nature's best resources! Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Reader's Choice - Booklovers

Princess Anne (for adults) Join us for this casual book chat. Enjoy meeting new friends and discussing great books. Refreshments provided. No Required Reads. Register online or simply drop in. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, June 18, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tidewater Comicon Movie Night

MEO Central Come to a monthly movie night at the library hosted by Tidewater Comicon. All Ages. Registration is not required. June: Batman Begins July: Captain America: The First Avenger August: Robocop September: Thor October: The Nightmare Before Christmas November: Hellboy December: Guardians of the Galaxy. Event Type: Movies. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, June 18, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Mom's Making Stuff for Father's Day

Kempsville Celebrate super Dads at the library by creating a keepsake with your kids! All materials provided. Adult. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Friday, June 19, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Teeny Tiny Farm

Bayside Join us for a barnyard party with miniature farm animals! All ages. No registration required. 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 to the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: All Ages. Friday, June 19, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Superhero Workshop

Kempsville Create your own hero persona, then defend why you are the best of the best in some heart-wrenching life or death situations! Grades 6-8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Friday, June 19, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Inch by Inch, Part 2

Joint-Use Library Weed, tend and harvest from our JUL container garden. Discover what has grown! Songs, stories and more gardening fun. Grades K-2, Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, June 20, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Magnificent shells

Great Neck Learn about seashells. K-2. Registration required. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Saturday, June 20, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs

Great Neck Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K - 5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Pawsitive Reading. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Saturday, June 20, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Pawsitive Reading

Princess Anne For Gr. K-5 Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Online registration begins June 06. Event Type: Pawsitive Reading. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Saturday, June 20, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Bats of the World

Pungo-Blackwater Watch a slide presentation about bats around the world, and meet four different live bats to learn about these fascinating animals. Family / All ages. No registration required. 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 to the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, June 20, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Cocoa House Concert for Children

MEO Central Alice Conner, a full-time private music teacher, is sure to have what it takes to bring the musical talent out of the little ones! All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, June 20, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Wetland Wonders

Joint-Use Library Create natural sculptures and collages using found materials from our JUL wetlands. Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, June 20, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Zentangles with Kim Herman

Pungo-Blackwater Learn this fascinating art from an expert. You'll be drawing "tangles" in no time like a pro! Adults Registration required. All supplies provided. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Pungo-Blackwater Library (757) 385-7790. Saturday, June 20, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Central Anime Club

MEO Central Join us for our next screening! Sketchbooks welcome or use one of ours. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, June 20, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Magic and Balloon Show

Princess Anne Enjoy this entertaining show and have fun with magic and balloons. Family/All ages. No registration required. 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 to the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, June 20, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Meet Paddington Bear

Joint-Use Library Listen to stories, make a craft and meet Paddington Bear! All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Saturday, June 20, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Combined Rhyme Time

Kempsville Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, June 22, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, June 22, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Bayside Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. 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. Online registration is required and begins on June 8, 2015. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, June 22, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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. Monday, June 22, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Joint-Use Library Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 22, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 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 June 8, 2015. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, June 22, 2015, 10:15 AM – 11:00 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 June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Monday, June 22, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Preschool Science

Kempsville Learn about Science,Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Preschool (3-5 years) Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, June 22, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

MEO Central Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! In today’s PG movie, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, a grumpy young boy has everything go wrong, all in one day. 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. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Auditorium. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, June 22, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Meet Paddington Bear

MEO Central Kick off the Summer Reading Challenge and meet our special guest, Paddington Bear! All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, June 22, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 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 June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, June 22, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 22, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

3s Please Storytime

Kempsville With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, June 22, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Eye Screenings

MEO Central Detect vision problems in your preschool child during this free eye screening provided by the Lion's Club. No registration required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, June 22, 2015, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM.

Smartest Artist

Bayside Learn about artists and movements in art history, explore new techniques and create your own masterpiece! Registration required. Online registration begins 2 weeks prior to program. Grades K - 2. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, June 22, 2015, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Bayside Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Monday, June 22, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Preschool Science

Windsor Woods Area Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Monday, June 22, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Teeny Tiny Farm

Kempsville Join us for a barnyard party with miniature farm animals! All ages. No registration required. 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 to the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Monday, June 22, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Meet Paddington Bear

Oceanfront Listen to stories, make a craft and meet Paddington Bear! All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Monday, June 22, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

JULiArt: A Craft Course in Art History

Joint-Use Library Learn some of the great highlights of art history through a weekly craft series! Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 22, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Preschool Eye Screenings

Oceanfront Detect vision problems in your preschool child during this free eye screening provided by the Lion's Club. No registration required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Monday, June 22, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Recess Games

Joint-Use Library Remember recess? Come and join us for freeze tag, hopscotch, jump rope, hula hoops. All of those fun times outside or in. Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Registration is not required. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 22, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Elementary Science

Joint-Use Library Learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Grades K-2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 22, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Pawsitive Reading

Kempsville Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Grades K-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Pawsitive Reading. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Monday, June 22, 2015, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.

Windbells & Whirligigs

Joint-Use Library Make whimsical things that float and spin through the air. Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, June 22, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Searching For a Job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, June 23, 2015.

Baby Rhyme Time

Kempsville Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Bayside Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Oceanfront Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, June 23, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Preschool Eye Screenings

Great Neck Detect vision problems in your preschool child during this free eye screening provided by the Lion's Club. No registration required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 10:00 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 June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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 June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Princess Anne Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Kempsville With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Meet Paddington Bear

Great Neck Kick off the Summer Reading Challenge and meet our special guest, Paddington Bear! All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Windsor Woods Area Library Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, June 23, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Oceanfront 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 June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Combined Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Fabulous Balloon Show

Great Neck Enjoy this entertaining show and have fun with balloons. Family/All ages. No registration required. 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 to the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tech Tutoring

Great Neck One-on-one help with gadgets, computer, or library resources. Call to schedule an appointment. Adults. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Just 2s

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 June 8. 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, June 23, 2015, 11:15 AM – 11:45 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 June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 11:15 AM – 11:45 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 June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

3s Please Storytime

Kempsville With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Kempsville Learn about Science,Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math in this six-week series. Preschool (3-5 years) Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

3s Please Storytime

MEO Central With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: 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, June 23, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Meet Paddington Bear

Windsor Woods Area Library Listen to stories, make a craft and meet Paddington Bear! All ages. Registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Discover Your Style!

Joint-Use Library Creating your own personal style? Need ideas on putting together that new and individual look? Utilize our style expert’s knowledge through technology and style workbooks. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Downloadable Magazines

Princess Anne Adults Learn how to download magazines for free with Zinio for Libraries. Online registration begins June 09. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Bedtime Math

Windsor Woods Area Library Come dressed in your pajamas (optional) for an evening of mathematical fun! Play fun math games, do activities and more. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Searching For a Job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8.Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Princess Anne Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Joint-Use Library With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

MEO Central Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time and build early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Ages 6-12 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 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 June 8. 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, June 24, 2015, 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Pungo-Blackwater We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence-building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Science

Princess Anne Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 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 June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

MEO Central Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, June 24, 2015, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Big Hero 6

Bayside Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! In today’s PG movie, a special bond develops between a plus-sized inflatable robot, a young prodigy, and a group of friends. 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. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Preschool Science

MEO Central Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Meet Paddington Bear

Kempsville Listen to stories, make a craft and meet Paddington Bear! 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 Events. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Ballet Storytime

Bayside Hear stories, make a tutu and practice a few steps. Registration required. Online registration begins 2 weeks prior to program. Grades K - 2. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

What is a Reptile?

Joint-Use Library Meet live reptiles in this presentation by First Landing State Park and learn about the unique characteristics of this animal group. All Ages. No registration required. 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 to the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Preschool Playtime

Windsor Woods Area Library Have your preschooler develop a positive approach to learning while participating in a structured play environment. Each session will be filled with fun play activities. Ages 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM.

Just Beachy

Princess Anne Start the summer season with seaside stories, songs, bingo, and more. Seashell craft included. Wear old clothing, as we will be using paint. Family/All ages. Registration required. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Master Builder Academy

Kempsville Join other Master Builders by thinking and creating with bricks of every shape and color. Grades 5-8. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Editing Photos on Your iPad

Bayside Bring your iPad and have fun getting the most out of your photos with free, online iPad apps! We'll show you how with hands on help. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Room: Computer Lab. Audience: Adults 18+. Pre-requisites: Familiarity with the iPad required. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

DC vs Marvel Debate

MEO Central Join fellow fans in a quest to answer the most hotly debated question of all time. Adults 18+. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Teeny Tiny Farm

Oceanfront Join us for a barnyard party with miniature farm animals! All ages. No registration required. 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 to the program. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 10:30 PM – 11:30 PM.

Searching For a Job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, June 25, 2015.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Kempsville Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Bayside With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 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 June 8. 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. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Great Neck 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 June 8. 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: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Princess Anne With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Because this class starts before regular library hours, a staff member will let you into the building between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Latecomers will not be admitted after this time. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Oceanfront Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, June 25, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Craft Make and Take

Bayside Love making things? Join us once a week to create a new craft. Family/All Ages. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

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 June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Just 2s. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 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 June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Kempsville Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Bayside With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 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 June 8. 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. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Just 2s Storytime

Windsor Woods Area Library Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. 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, June 25, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Onesies Rhyme Time

Oceanfront Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language skills as children move from crawling to walking. Storytimes include rhymes, books, baby sign, and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and large motor skills. Ages 12-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Series Name: Onesies Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Preschool Storytime

Pungo-Blackwater We emphasize alphabet and letter recognition and activities that support independence and confidence-building. This storytime includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

3s Please Storytime

Joint-Use Library With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities, as well as independence and confidence building. Age 3 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Toddlers (2-3 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: 3s Please Storytime. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Princess Anne Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Kempsville Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Preschool Eye Screenings

Bayside Detect vision problems in your preschool child during this free eye screening provided by the Lion's Club. No registration required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Preschool Science

MEO Central Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Meet Paddington Bear

Bayside Listen to stories, make a craft and meet Paddington Bear! All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

On My Own Preschool Storytime

Kempsville Designed for newly independent preschoolers, On My Own storytimes include books, rhymes and literacy based activities to help children enter school ready to learn to read. Ages 4-5 without caregiver in storytime room. Online registration is required and begins on June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Kempsville Area Library. Series Name: On My Own Preschool Storytime. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Handmade Music

Princess Anne Listen to a story, then make musical instruments using everyday objects. Preschool (Ages 3 - 5). Registration required. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Thursday, June 25, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Yoga Storytime

Kempsville Move and learn! This creative movement storytime will feature simple, child friendly yoga poses and engaging stories. Grades K-2. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Grades K-2. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Cinema & Sand

Oceanfront African-American Film Fest featuring blockbuster movies from suspense to biopic for summer fun. Adults. No registration. Event Type: Movies. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

TAG Meeting

Windsor Woods Area Library Teens make a difference! Learn new things, make new friends, give back to the community and earn volunteer hours. Contact your local library for details! Event Type: Meetings. Location: Windsor Woods Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Windsor Woods Library (757) 385-2630. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Look to the Stars

Joint-Use Library Learn about the stars, work on a sky-related project, and glimpse the night sky. Grades 6-12. Registration is not required. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Searching For a Job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Friday, June 26, 2015.

Crafty Fridays

Kempsville Make and take craft fun. Family/All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Friday, June 26, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Combined Baby 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 June 8. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Babies (6-12 months). Onesies (12-24 months). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Series Name: Combined Baby Rhyme Time. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, June 26, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Meet Paddington Bear

Princess Anne Listen to stories, make a craft and meet Paddington Bear! All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Friday, June 26, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, June 26, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Cardboard Creations

Joint-Use Library What can you make with cardboard, scissors, glue, tape, and markers? We’ll supply the boxes, and you supply the imagination. Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Friday, June 26, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.