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Photography by Jennifer Carr at Central Library

MEO Central Photography by Jennifer Carr will be on display in the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library lobby during the month of July 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. Wednesday, July 1, 2015 – Friday, July 31, 2015.

Searching For a Job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Wednesday, July 1, 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, July 1, 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, July 1, 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, July 1, 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, July 1, 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, July 1, 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, July 1, 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, July 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Owl-daptations

Oceanfront Meet an owl up close in this presentation by First Landing State Park and find out how they adapt to their environment. 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: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 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, July 1, 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, July 1, 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, July 1, 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, July 1, 2015, 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM.

Storybook Art: A Color of His Own

Pungo-Blackwater Engage your creativity with this picture book and art program presented by Kim Herman. Create your own watercolor chameleon after reading this favorite by Leo Lionni. Preschool (Ages 3-5 with caregiver). Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

Kempsville Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on 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, July 1, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Dolphin Tale 2

Bayside Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! In today’s PG movie, A team of people who saved a dolphin’s life reassemble in order to find her a companion. 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, July 1, 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, July 1, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Joint-Use Library Think gin rummy using tiles. Beginners can learn to play this Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Games. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Marketplace. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Wind Tunnels

Joint-Use Library Watch the wind blow through wind tunnels. Come play with aerodynamics as we put paper airplanes, parachutes and imagination into the tunnel to float, swirl and glide on the wind. Grades 3-5. No registration. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Map My Story

Windsor Woods Area Library Join our scavenger hunt using maps of local parks and museums and create your own map of a favorite story.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, July 1, 2015, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Pumpkin Pots

Princess Anne It's not too early to think about pumpkins, especially if you want to grow your own! Learn fun facts about this colorful fruit with stories, songs, and games. You'll also plant seeds to take home. Please wear old clothes since we will be digging in the dirt. Family/All ages.Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Fandom Crafts

MEO Central Calling all Whovians, Sherlockians, Potterheads and ALL THE FANDOMS! Join us for a two-part class on how to screen print your own shirts for your favorite fandom(s). 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. Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

Minecraft II

Joint-Use Library Minecraft Club II is for those members that have participated in and completed Minecraft Club I. We’ll continue to learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. You must have completed Minecraft Club I to progress into this session. Registration Starts June 17, 2015. Registration for this program is a 24 week commitment, with classes each Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. except November 25, 2015. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Pre-requisites: Minecraft Club I. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

JULiArt: A Crash Course in Art History

Joint-Use Library Ever want to learn just what art is all about? Discover some of the great highlights of art history through a weekly lecture series. Adults. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Minecraft I

Joint-Use Library Do you want to learn how to make your own Minecraft mods? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Registration starts June 17, 2015. Registration for this program is a 24 week commitment, with classes each Wednesday from 7:30-8:30 p.m. except November 25, 2015. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 7:30 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. Thursday, July 2, 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

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: Special Events. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Thursday, July 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

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, July 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

CANCELED - Combined Preschool Storytime

Pungo-Blackwater Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Thursday, July 2, 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:15 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, July 2, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

JB's Rattles

Bayside Is a snake’s skin slimy or smooth? Find out in this live reptile show and meet some other critters too! 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: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: All Ages. Thursday, July 2, 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, July 2, 2015, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Adult Craft Hour

Kempsville Make and take home a different craft each session. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Thursday, July 2, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

Open Gaming

MEO Central Challenge your friends to one of our many video or board games! Play one of our games or bring one to share. Event Type: Games. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Friday, July 3, 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, July 6, 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, July 6, 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, July 6, 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, July 6, 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, July 6, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Crafty Monday

Oceanfront Drop in every Monday to make a fun craft! All ages. No registration. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Monday, July 6, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM.

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, July 6, 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, July 6, 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, July 6, 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, July 6, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Craft Something Creative!

MEO Central Make something incredibly cool and unique out of everyday STUFF! We'll also have pre-planned craft activities for the very young. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, July 6, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

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, July 6, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 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 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, July 6, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 6, 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, July 6, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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, July 6, 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, July 6, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Bats of the World

Kempsville 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: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Monday, July 6, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 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, July 6, 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. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 6, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Money Origami

Joint-Use Library Twist bills, fold them and make them look like something else besides plain old cash! Imagination and origami can turn those dollars, pesos, euros, yen and rubles into something quirky or fun. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 6, 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. Tuesday, July 7, 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, July 7, 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, July 7, 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, July 7, 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, July 7, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, July 7, 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, July 7, 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, July 7, 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, July 7, 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, July 7, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Combined Rhyme Time

Windsor Woods Area Library Build early language and large motor skills through rhyme, songs, baby sign, book sharing and hands-on activities. Ages 6-24 months with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on 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, July 7, 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, July 7, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Stellaluna Storytime

Great Neck Enjoy listening to Stellaluna and then meet live bats to learn more about this interesting animal. Preschool, Grades K-5. 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: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

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, July 7, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Just 2s Storytime

MEO Central Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as he develops independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins on 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, July 7, 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, July 7, 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, July 7, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tech Tuesdays

Joint-Use Library Do you need help with your tablet, e-reader or smartphone? Bring your device or use one of ours. We’re here to help answer your questions. No registration required. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 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, July 7, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Bats of the World

Windsor Woods Area Library Watch a slide presentation about bats around the world, and meet four different live bats to learn about these fascinating animals. Family / All ages. 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: All Ages. Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Big Hero 6

Oceanfront 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: Oceanfront Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Aesop's Sock Puppet Workshop

Joint-Use Library In four sessions, turn a favorite fable into a script, create a sock puppet, and present a play for family and friends. 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. Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 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, July 7, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Searching For a Job?

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

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, July 8, 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, July 8, 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, July 8, 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, July 8, 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, July 8, 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, July 8, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

John Kingry Magic Show

Oceanfront Can you see through the illusion? Prepare to be amazed and dazzled by magician John Kingry! 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, July 8, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 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, July 8, 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, July 8, 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, July 8, 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, July 8, 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, July 8, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

The Boxtrolls

Bayside Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! In today’s (PG) movie, The Boxtrolls, a young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. 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, July 8, 2015, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Now Read This! Great Neck Book Club

Great Neck Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. This month's title is: "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. Event Type: Book Groups. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 1:00 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, July 8, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Chinese Mahjong

Kempsville Think gin rummy using tiles. Beginners can learn to play the Chinese game; those with experience can meet other players. Event Type: Games. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Room: Meeting Room. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Wellness Wednesdays

Princess Anne Adults Drop by to talk with a licensed pharmacist from Walgreens about various aspects of your health. Stay Well - Discuss nutrition, exercise and vitamin supplements. 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, July 8, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

John Kingry Magic Show

Joint-Use Library Can you see through the illusion? Prepare to be amazed and dazzled by magician John Kingry! 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: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Comic Book Creator Workshop

Princess Anne Join the 757 Comic & Cartoon Creators as they teach you how to create your own comic. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Princess Anne Library (757) 385-2610. Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Minecraft II

Joint-Use Library Minecraft Club II is for those members that have participated in and completed Minecraft Club I. We’ll continue to learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Pre-requisites: Minecraft Club I. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Minecraft I

Joint-Use Library Do you want to learn how to make your own Minecraft mods? Join the Library’s Minecraft Club. We’ll learn about design and work together on new creations. We collaborate and utilize visual programming software. Minecraft is a subscription-based, online game. To participate you need an account. This is a continued series that required registration prior to July 1. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Computers/Technology. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 7:30 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. Thursday, July 9, 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, July 9, 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, July 9, 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, July 9, 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, July 9, 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, July 9, 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, July 9, 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, July 9, 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, July 9, 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, July 9, 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, July 9, 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, July 9, 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, July 9, 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, July 9, 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, July 9, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

CANCELED - Combined Preschool Storytime

Pungo-Blackwater Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Thursday, July 9, 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, July 9, 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, July 9, 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, July 9, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:15 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, July 9, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Virginia Air & Space Center: Magic of Electricity

Bayside Explore science in this interactive program that will get your brain in gear through hands-on investigation. How can you make your hair stand on end? Discover the properties of electricity through fun experiments. Grades 3-5. Registration is not 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: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Thursday, July 9, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 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, July 9, 2015, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Annie

Joint-Use Library Beat the heat and enjoy a movie at the library! In today’s PG movie, Annie, a foster kid living with a mean foster mom sees her life change when a business tycoon decides to take her in. 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: Joint-Use Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, July 9, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 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, July 9, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Cinema & Sand - The Equalizer

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, July 9, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Bedtime Stories: Stuffed Animal Sleepover!

Bayside Join us for our regular bedtime stories: come in your pajamas and bring a stuffed animal friend to stay overnight in the library! Who knows what trouble they will get into? Ages 3-5. Event Type: Storytimes. Location: Bayside Special Services Library. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Contact Info: Bayside Library (757) 385-2680. Thursday, July 9, 2015, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM.

TAG Meeting

Joint-Use Library Teens make a difference! Learn new things, make new friends, give back to the community and earn volunteer hours. Contact your local library for details! Event Type: Meetings. Location: Joint-Use Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Thursday, July 9, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 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. Grades 6-12. Event Type: Meetings. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Thursday, July 9, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Book Chatters

Pungo-Blackwater Meet new friends to discuss a different book each month. Visit http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/libraries/programs-classes/Pages/Book-Groups.aspx for monthly book titles. 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, July 9, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. For more info visit www.vbgov.com.

Searching For a Job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Friday, July 10, 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, July 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Crafty Fridays

Great Neck Drop in anytime between 10 a.m - 4:00 p.m. to make your craft. We supply all necessary materials, a different craft every week. No registration. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Friday, July 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 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, July 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 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, July 10, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Open Gaming

MEO Central Challenge your friends to one of our many video or board games! Play one of our games or bring one to share. Event Type: Games. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Friday, July 10, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Wii Dance!

Joint-Use Library Learn new steps and dance challenges by playing Wii Dance! Grades 6-8. 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. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Friday, July 10, 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. Saturday, July 11, 2015.

Sensory Open Play

MEO Central 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: Storytimes. Location: MEO Central Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Grades K-2. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Saturday, July 11, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

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. Saturday, July 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

All About Sea Turtles

Princess Anne Meet the Virginia Aquarium’s famed Diamondback Terrapin, Tyson, during this program about the types of sea turtles found around the world. Grades K—5. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Princess Anne Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Saturday, July 11, 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, July 11, 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. Saturday, July 11, 2015, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM.

Library Smash Tournament

Kempsville Bring your skills and prepare to Smash your way through your challengers! Limited seats! Featuring Super Smash Brothers on the Wii U. Grades 6-12. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 6-8. Grades 9-12. Contact Info: Kempsville Library (757) 385-2627. Saturday, July 11, 2015, 12:30 PM – 4:30 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, July 11, 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, July 11, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 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, July 11, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Teeny Tiny Farm

Pungo-Blackwater 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: Pungo-Blackwater Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Saturday, July 11, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Searching For a Job?

MEO Central Meet with one of our volunteer career coaches for advice on networking, interviewing, writing a resume and setting goals. Call for an appointment. Event Type: Business/Careers. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: Adults 18+. Contact Info: MEO Central Library (757) 385-0150. Monday, July 13, 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, July 13, 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, July 13, 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, July 13, 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, July 13, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Crafty Monday

Oceanfront Drop in every Monday to make a fun craft! All ages. No registration. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: Oceanfront Area Library. Audience: All Ages. Contact Info: Oceanfront Library (757) 385-2640. Monday, July 13, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM.

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, July 13, 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, July 13, 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, July 13, 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, July 13, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Toys & Games in Early America

MEO Central Enjoy some hands-on fun with toys and games from Early America, presented by the Virginia Beach History Museums. Family/All ages. Registration is not required. Event Type: Hobbies. Location: MEO Central Library. Audience: All Ages. Monday, July 13, 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, July 13, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 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 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, July 13, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Science

Joint-Use Library Bring your preschooler in to learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Age 3-5 with caregiver. Online registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Event Type: Storytimes. Audience: Preschool (3-5 years). Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 13, 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, July 13, 2015, 11:30 AM – 12:00 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, July 13, 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, July 13, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM.

Virginia Air & Space Center: Magic of Electricity

Kempsville Explore science in this interactive program that will get your brain in gear through hands-on investigation. How can you make your hair stand on end? Discover the properties of electricity through fun experiments. Grades 3-5. Registration is not 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: Kempsville Area Library. Audience: Grades 3-5. Monday, July 13, 2015, 2:00 PM – 2:45 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, July 13, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Twinkle Toes

Great Neck Here some ballet stories then make your own tutu and try it out with some ballet freeze dance. Event Type: Special Events. Location: Great Neck Area Library. Audience: Grades K-2. Grades 3-5. Grades 6-8. Contact Info: Great Neck Library (757) 385-2606. Monday, July 13, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 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, July 13, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Elementary Science

Joint-Use Library Learn about Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts and Math in this six-week, hands-on series. Grades K-2. Event Type: Science/Math. Location: Joint-Use Library. Room: Storytime Room. Audience: Grades K-2. Contact Info: Joint-Use Library (757) 822-7800. Monday, July 13, 2015, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.