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Family Storytime

2024-06-17 10:30:00 2024-06-17 11:00:00 America/New_York Family Storytime Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together. Chesapeake CARES Center -

Monday, June 17
10:30am - 11:00am

Add to Calendar 2024-06-17 10:30:00 2024-06-17 11:00:00 America/New_York Family Storytime Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together. Chesapeake CARES Center -

Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

AGE GROUP: | Preschool | Families |

EVENT TYPE: | Literacy | Early Learning |

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Chesapeake CARES Center


Hours

Chesapeake CARES Center

Mon, Jun 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Jun 25 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Jun 26 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Jun 27 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Jun 28 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 29 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 30 Closed

Upcoming events

Mon, Jun 24, All day
Chesapeake CARES Center
Complete a make-and-take craft each week. Available while supplies last.

Mon, Jun 24, 9:30am - 11:30am
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Beat the heat and join us for movies this summer. Feel free to bring your own blanket and snack. Please see a staff member for the movie schedule. Minors should be accompanied by an adult.

Mon, Jun 24, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Mon, Jun 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Chesapeake CARES Center
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Mon, Jun 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Indian River Library - Meeting Room
Enjoy a spell binding illusion and levitation show that will have you glued to your seats!

Mon, Jun 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn the basics of using a smartphone. Topics include: powering on and off, texting, apps, taking photos, shooting video, and wireless printing in the library from your phone.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Youth Services
Choose your Pokémon deck to play other Trainers. Learn to build decks and strategize. Bring your own deck or borrow one of ours. All skill levels welcome. No trading of cards at this event.

Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Enjoy a spell binding illusion and levitation show that will have you glued to your seats!

Mon, Jun 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment. Please only sign up for one session. All other appointments for the lab will be made with staff.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Jun 24, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Indian River Library - Meeting Room
Hot flashes? Join a support group focused on women’s transitioning toward menopause. We’ll share tips and stories for embracing our new phase in life with understanding and compassion.

Tue, Jun 25, All day
Central Library
Looking for a fun craft? Stop by the Youth & Family Services Department anytime on Tuesdays this summer to participate in our weekly craft.

Tue, Jun 25, 9:30am - 10:30am
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment. Please only sign up for one session. All other appointments for the lab will be made with staff.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Support our community Blood Drive. Please join our lifesaving mission and schedule an appointment today! Call 1-800-RED CROSS or schedule online.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Curious about yoga? This family event features stories, movement, music, stretching, and fun taught by a Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher. Bring a yoga mat or towel and wear comfortable clothes.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing, and play along. Featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun! Ages 6 - 24 months with caregiver.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Open Area
Need advice for tricky garden dilemmas? Bring your plant questions to agriculture experts dedicated to beautifying our community, educating the public, and maintaining the environment for the future.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Greenbrier Library
Enjoy a spell binding storytelling and balloon sculpting show that will have you glued to your seats!

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Join us at the library for preschool sensory science fun! This week we will be exploring outer space. Registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 25, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Major Hillard Library - Open Area
Create fuse bead art! All are welcome.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes designed for toddlers and their caregivers.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Blast off! Design and launch your own rocket. How high can it go? Best for children in grades 1-6.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Calling all future engineers and construction workers! Participate in an hour of building fun. Straw Connectors, IO Blocks, foam & wooden blocks, Picasso Tiles and more.

Wed, Jun 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Did you know you can have math in your art? It’s so cool, it’s like magic! In this 3-week art series, we’ll make interesting art using new, magical techniques each week.

Wed, Jun 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Come drink some coffee or tea and discuss a classic book that you have always wanted to read! June 26, "Antigone" by Sophocles.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:15am - 11:15am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Second Floor
Begin your little one's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing, and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, finger plays, and fun! Ages 6-24 months with caregiver.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Canceled
Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Major Hillard Library
Enjoy a spell binding storytelling and balloon sculpting show that will have you glued to your seats!

Thu, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Level up your art skills with six weeks of amazing art classes. Discover how science and art collide with a variety of fun activities perfect for any aspiring young creatives!
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Learn to draw chibi style! Budding manga artists will love designing adorable characters and sharing their creations with others. Beginners welcome! Best for children in grades 3-6.

Thu, Jun 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Creative Spaces 1,Creative Spaces 2,Creative Spaces 3
Bring your creative side and craft away using art pieces cut by the Cricut Maker.

Canceled
Fri, Jun 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
Find your passion and explore topics in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.

Fri, Jun 28, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
North Suffolk Library - 2000 Bennetts Creek Park Rd, Suffolk, VA 23435
Send off Pride Month with a grand finale at Suffolk Public Library's celebration for Hampton Roads' LGBTQ+ communities. There will be music, food, games, & more. Come say "Hi" to our library staff!

Sat, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Main Area
Join us for junk journaling, collaging, and crafts galore!

Sun, Jun 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment. Please only sign up for one session. All other appointments for the lab will be made with staff.
This event is full

Sun, Jun 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Meet your neighbors, make some friends (or bring them with you), while you learn to play Bunco with library staff. Light refreshments will be provided. For adults.

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Chesapeake CARES Center
Complete a make-and-take craft each week. Available while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 01, 9:30am - 11:30am
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Beat the heat and join us for movies this summer. Feel free to bring your own blanket and snack. Please see a staff member for the movie schedule. Minors should be accompanied by an adult.

Mon, Jul 01, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Mon, Jul 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Chesapeake CARES Center
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Mon, Jul 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Enjoy a spell binding illusion and levitation show that will have you glued to your seats!

Mon, Jul 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Love to crochet? Join this beginner-friendly group to learn the basics, refine your craft, or learn new tips while you discover the range of crochet books Chesapeake Public Libraries have to offer!

Mon, Jul 01, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn the basics of using a smartphone. Topics include: powering on and off, texting, apps, taking photos, shooting video, and wireless printing in the library from your phone.

Mon, Jul 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Youth Services
Choose your Pokémon deck to play other Trainers. Learn to build decks and strategize. Bring your own deck or borrow one of ours. All skill levels welcome. No trading of cards at this event.

Mon, Jul 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment. Please only sign up for one session. All other appointments for the lab will be made with staff.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 02, All day
Central Library
Looking for a fun craft? Stop by the Youth & Family Services Department anytime on Tuesdays this summer to participate in our weekly craft.

Tue, Jul 02, 9:30am - 10:30am
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment. Please only sign up for one session. All other appointments for the lab will be made with staff.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Curious about yoga? This family event features stories, movement, music, stretching, and fun taught by a Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher. Bring a yoga mat or towel and wear comfortable clothes.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing, and play along. Featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun! Ages 6 - 24 months with caregiver.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:45am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Divided Large Meeting Room 1,Divided Large Meeting Room 2
Fit4Mom's Playgroup includes sensory bins, make and take crafts, music/sing-alongs, or story time.

Tue, Jul 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Tue, Jul 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Join us at the library for preschool sensory science fun! This week we will be exploring the science of colors. Registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tue, Jul 02, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Put your dancing shoes on and get moving with retro Wii Just Dance. All are welcome.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
All levels of yarners are invited to join the Chesapeake Yarn Guild to create projects. Simply bring your own needles or hooks and yarn to start crafting!

Wed, Jul 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes designed for toddlers and their caregivers.

Wed, Jul 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Join us at the library for math fun! This week we will explore the beauty of pi and polygons. Best for children in grades 1-6.

Wed, Jul 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Explore stations that incorporate fun math crafts and activities.

Wed, Jul 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Lego Club is back! Spend the hour testing your Lego building skills with challenges or just enjoy your time through free play. We provide the Legos, you provide the creativity! For children ages 6-12

Rescheduled
Thu, Jul 04, 10:45am - 12:00pm
New date Tuesday, July 02, 10:45am - 12:00pm
Central Library
Fit4Mom's Playgroup includes sensory bins, make and take crafts, music/sing-alongs, or story time.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
Find your passion and explore topics in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.

Sat, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Main Area
Join us for junk journaling, collaging, and crafts galore!

Sun, Jul 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment. Please only sign up for one session. All other appointments for the lab will be made with staff.

Mon, Jul 08, All day
Chesapeake CARES Center
Complete a make-and-take craft each week. Available while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 08, 9:30am - 11:30am
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Beat the heat and join us for movies this summer. Feel free to bring your own blanket and snack. Please see a staff member for the movie schedule. Minors should be accompanied by an adult.

Mon, Jul 08, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Mon, Jul 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Chesapeake CARES Center
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Mon, Jul 08, 11:00am - 11:45am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Discover the fun and intriguing world of mathematics while using patterns, puzzles, shapes, and numbers!

Mon, Jul 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Discover the fun and intriguing world of mathematics while using patterns, puzzles, shapes, and numbers!

Mon, Jul 08, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn the basics of using a smartphone. Topics include: powering on and off, texting, apps, taking photos, shooting video, and wireless printing in the library from your phone.

Mon, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Youth Services
Choose your Pokémon deck to play other Trainers. Learn to build decks and strategize. Bring your own deck or borrow one of ours. All skill levels welcome. No trading of cards at this event.

Mon, Jul 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Second Floor
Join us as we quiet our minds and engage our senses with projects, yoga poses, and mindfulness exercises. Bring a towel or yoga mat if able.

Mon, Jul 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment. Please only sign up for one session. All other appointments for the lab will be made with staff.

Tue, Jul 09, All day
Central Library
Looking for a fun craft? Stop by the Youth & Family Services Department anytime on Tuesdays this summer to participate in our weekly craft.

Tue, Jul 09, 9:30am - 10:30am
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment. Please only sign up for one session. All other appointments for the lab will be made with staff.

Tue, Jul 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Curious about yoga? This family event features stories, movement, music, stretching, and fun taught by a Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher. Bring a yoga mat or towel and wear comfortable clothes.

Tue, Jul 09, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing, and play along. Featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun! Ages 6 - 24 months with caregiver.

Tue, Jul 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Tue, Jul 09, 11:00am - 11:45am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Explore the many ways technology is used in our lives with fun hands-on activities.

Tue, Jul 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Explore the many ways technology is used in our lives with fun hands-on activities.

Tue, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Chesapeake CARES Center
Need advice for tricky garden dilemmas? Bring your plant questions to agriculture experts dedicated to beautifying our community, educating the public, and maintaining the environment for the future.

Tue, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Jack’s Jungle guarantees to delight animal lovers of all ages. Learn about our scaly, furry, or feathered friends!

Tue, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Join us at the library for preschool sensory science fun! This week we will be making slime. Registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Registration opens Tuesday, June 25 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 09, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Major Hillard Library - Open Area,Meeting Room
Blast off! Design and launch your own paper rocket. All are welcome.

Wed, Jul 10, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes designed for toddlers and their caregivers.

Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 11:45am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Explore the magic of words through lively activities and playful exercises.

Wed, Jul 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Explore the magic of words through lively activities and playful exercises.

Wed, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Get in the loop! Practice basic coding skills with games and program an Ozobot. Best for children in grades 1-6.

Wed, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Dance, Dance, Dance! This dance party will be full of music and fun. Meet the library’s mascot Dizzy and bring your camera to take a photo with him.

Wed, Jul 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Did you know you can have math in your art? It’s so cool, it’s like magic! In this 3-week art series, we’ll make interesting art using new, magical techniques each week.

Thu, Jul 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Thu, Jul 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Thu, Jul 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Jack’s Jungle guarantees to delight animal lovers of all ages. Learn about our scaly, furry, or feathered friends!

Thu, Jul 11, 11:00am - 11:45am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Exercise your brain and have fun learning with different games, puzzles, and art activities.

Thu, Jul 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Exercise your brain and have fun learning with different games, puzzles, and art activities.

Thu, Jul 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Level up your art skills with six weeks of amazing art classes. Discover how science and art collide with a variety of fun activities perfect for any aspiring young creatives!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Challenge friends and family to compete in tabletop, board, and card games. This event is for the whole family with games of varying levels of difficulty.

Thu, Jul 11, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Online - Zoom - Click the event to join the discussion
Lively discussion first Thursday of every month of works by African or African-American authors. This month's discussion is Up Home by Ruth J. Simmons

Fri, Jul 12, 11:00am - 11:45am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Dive into the fascinating world of plant sciences as we learn about growing food!

Fri, Jul 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Dive into the fascinating world of plant sciences as we learn about growing food!

Sat, Jul 13, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Come hear romance author Olivia Dade discuss her latest book "At First Spite!" Later she will sign books and greet fans!

Sat, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Main Area
Join us for junk journaling, collaging, and crafts galore!

Sun, Jul 14, 1:10pm - 2:10pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Join our dance “fiesta” with a mix of Latin and island-themed music from bachata, salsa, merengue, and reggaetón. No partner or experience is needed. All abilities are welcome.

Sun, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment. Please only sign up for one session. All other appointments for the lab will be made with staff.
This event is full

Sun, Jul 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Join our dance “fiesta” with a mix of Latin and island themed music from bachata, salsa, merengue, and reggaetón. No partner or experience needed. All abilities welcome. FREE

Mon, Jul 15, All day
Chesapeake CARES Center
Complete a make-and-take craft each week. Available while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 15, 9:30am - 11:30am
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Beat the heat and join us for movies this summer. Feel free to bring your own blanket and snack. Please see a staff member for the movie schedule. Minors should be accompanied by an adult.

Mon, Jul 15, 10:00am - 7:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - First Floor
Find your next fascinating read or thrilling video at our monthly book sale. Choose from a small selection of books, audiobooks, and DVDs at bargain prices.

Mon, Jul 15, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Mon, Jul 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Chesapeake CARES Center
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Mon, Jul 15, 11:00am - 11:45am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Discover the fun and intriguing world of mathematics while using patterns, puzzles, shapes, and numbers!
This event is full

Mon, Jul 15, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Discover the fun and intriguing world of mathematics while using patterns, puzzles, shapes, and numbers!

Mon, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Love to crochet? Join this beginner-friendly group to learn the basics, refine your craft, or learn new tips while you discover the range of crochet books Chesapeake Public Libraries have to offer!

Mon, Jul 15, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn the basics of using a smartphone. Topics include: powering on and off, texting, apps, taking photos, shooting video, and wireless printing in the library from your phone.

Mon, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Youth Services
Choose your Pokémon deck to play other Trainers. Learn to build decks and strategize. Bring your own deck or borrow one of ours. All skill levels welcome. No trading of cards at this event.

Mon, Jul 15, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Enjoy preparing a sweet summer treat with Chef Theresa. Best for children in grades 1-6. Registration required, register each child separately.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Second Floor
Join us as we quiet our minds and engage our senses with projects, yoga poses, and mindfulness exercises. Bring a towel or yoga mat if able.

Mon, Jul 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment. Please only sign up for one session. All other appointments for the lab will be made with staff.

Tue, Jul 16, All day
Central Library
Looking for a fun craft? Stop by the Youth & Family Services Department anytime on Tuesdays this summer to participate in our weekly craft.

Tue, Jul 16, 9:30am - 10:30am
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment. Please only sign up for one session. All other appointments for the lab will be made with staff.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Support our community Blood Drive. Please join our lifesaving mission and schedule an appointment today! Call 1-800-RED CROSS or schedule online.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Curious about yoga? This family event features stories, movement, music, stretching, and fun taught by a Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher. Bring a yoga mat or towel and wear comfortable clothes.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 7:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - First Floor
Find your next fascinating read or thrilling video at our monthly book sale. Choose from a small selection of books, audiobooks, and DVDs at bargain prices.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing, and play along. Featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun! Ages 6 - 24 months with caregiver.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Indian River Library - Meeting Room
Jack’s Jungle guarantees to delight animal lovers of all ages. Learn about our scaly, furry, or feathered friends!

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 11:45am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Explore the many ways technology is used in our lives with fun hands-on activities.

Tue, Jul 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Explore the many ways technology is used in our lives with fun hands-on activities.

Tue, Jul 16, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Major Hillard Library - Open Area
Join us for junk journaling, collaging, and crafts galore! Find inspiration and meet other artsy makers. All are welcome.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
All levels of yarners are invited to join the Chesapeake Yarn Guild to create projects. Simply bring your own needles or hooks and yarn to start crafting!

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 7:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - First Floor
Find your next fascinating read or thrilling video at our monthly book sale. Choose from a small selection of books, audiobooks, and DVDs at bargain prices.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes designed for toddlers and their caregivers.

Wed, Jul 17, 11:00am - 11:45am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Explore the magic of words through lively activities and playful exercises.

Wed, Jul 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Explore the magic of words through lively activities and playful exercises.

Wed, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Create beautiful mathematical stars and spirals. Best for children in grades 1-6.

Wed, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Get in gear! We will provide the roads, and you provide the imagination. Bring your own small vehicle, or we can provide one for you.

Wed, Jul 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Lego Club is back! Spend the hour testing your Lego building skills with challenges or just enjoy your time through free play. We provide the Legos, you provide the creativity! For children ages 6-12

Wed, Jul 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Book lovers, do you want to discover friends you haven't met yet? Gather as we talk about books and the plots, characters, and themes that make each novel a unique work of art!

Wed, Jul 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Indian River Library - Meeting Room
Join our dance “fiesta” with a mix of Latin and island-themed music from bachata, salsa, merengue, and reggaetón. No partner or experience is needed. All abilities are welcome.

Thu, Jul 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Thu, Jul 18, 10:00am - 7:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - First Floor
Find your next fascinating read or thrilling video at our monthly book sale. Choose from a small selection of books, audiobooks, and DVDs at bargain prices.

Thu, Jul 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 11:45am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Exercise your brain and have fun learning with different games, puzzles, and art activities.

Thu, Jul 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Exercise your brain and have fun learning with different games, puzzles, and art activities.

Thu, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Level up your art skills with six weeks of amazing art classes. Discover how science and art collide with a variety of fun activities perfect for any aspiring young creatives!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Jack’s Jungle guarantees to delight animal lovers of all ages. Learn about our scaly, furry, or feathered friends!

Thu, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Celebrate your creativity with anime themed crafts and activities. Best for children K-6 grade.

Fri, Jul 19, 10:00am - 5:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - First Floor
Find your next fascinating read or thrilling video at our monthly book sale. Choose from a small selection of books, audiobooks, and DVDs at bargain prices.

Fri, Jul 19, 11:00am - 11:45am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Dive into the fascinating world of plant sciences as we learn about growing food!

Fri, Jul 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Dive into the fascinating world of plant sciences as we learn about growing food!

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 5:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - First Floor
Find your next fascinating read or thrilling video at our monthly book sale. Choose from a small selection of books, audiobooks, and DVDs at bargain prices.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:15am - 4:15pm
Indian River Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a day of tabletop gaming. The Tidewater Area Gaming Society will be out in force to provide games, instruction, and additional players.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Stop by to browse from a great selection of books for all ages at this monthly sale. FOL members enjoy early entry at 9:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit library special events and early childhood initiatives.

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Celebrate the launch of the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics with our very own Library Olympics! Compete in fun-filled challenges and competitions with your friends. Medals will be awarded! Ages 13 and up.

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Main Area
Join us for junk journaling, collaging, and crafts galore!

Sat, Jul 20, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Join us for an afternoon of side stepping and moving to the beat with Miss Renee.

Sun, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - First Floor
Find your next fascinating read or thrilling video at our monthly book sale. Choose from a small selection of books, audiobooks, and DVDs at bargain prices.

Sun, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment. Please only sign up for one session. All other appointments for the lab will be made with staff.

Mon, Jul 22, All day
Chesapeake CARES Center
Complete a make-and-take craft each week. Available while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 22, 9:30am - 11:30am
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Beat the heat and join us for movies this summer. Feel free to bring your own blanket and snack. Please see a staff member for the movie schedule. Minors should be accompanied by an adult.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Chesapeake CARES Center
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Mon, Jul 22, 11:00am - 11:45am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Discover the fun and intriguing world of mathematics while using patterns, puzzles, shapes, and numbers!
This event is full

Mon, Jul 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Jack’s Jungle guarantees to delight animal lovers of all ages. Learn about our scaly, furry, or feathered friends!

Mon, Jul 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Discover the fun and intriguing world of mathematics while using patterns, puzzles, shapes, and numbers!

Mon, Jul 22, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn the basics of using a smartphone. Topics include: powering on and off, texting, apps, taking photos, shooting video, and wireless printing in the library from your phone.

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Youth Services
Choose your Pokémon deck to play other Trainers. Learn to build decks and strategize. Bring your own deck or borrow one of ours. All skill levels welcome. No trading of cards at this event.

Mon, Jul 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Second Floor
Join us as we quiet our minds and engage our senses with projects, yoga poses, and mindfulness exercises. Bring a towel or yoga mat if able.

Mon, Jul 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment. Please only sign up for one session. All other appointments for the lab will be made with staff.

Mon, Jul 22, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Indian River Library - Meeting Room
Hot flashes? Join a support group focused on women’s transitioning toward menopause. We’ll share tips and stories for embracing our new phase in life with understanding and compassion.

Tue, Jul 23, All day
Central Library
Looking for a fun craft? Stop by the Youth & Family Services Department anytime on Tuesdays this summer to participate in our weekly craft.

Tue, Jul 23, 9:30am - 10:30am
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment. Please only sign up for one session. All other appointments for the lab will be made with staff.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Curious about yoga? This family event features stories, movement, music, stretching, and fun taught by a Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher. Bring a yoga mat or towel and wear comfortable clothes.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing, and play along. Featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun! Ages 6 - 24 months with caregiver.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:45am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Explore the many ways technology is used in our lives with fun hands-on activities.

Tue, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Explore the many ways technology is used in our lives with fun hands-on activities.

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Open Area
Need advice for tricky garden dilemmas? Bring your plant questions to agriculture experts dedicated to beautifying our community, educating the public, and maintaining the environment for the future.

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Avoid the summer slide and join us for our summer lab science series! This week we will be dissecting owl pellets. Registration is required.
Registration opens Tuesday, July 9 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Major Hillard Library - Open Area
Create you favorite designs in miniature with heat shrinking plastic! All are welcome.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes designed for toddlers and their caregivers.

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 11:45am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Explore the magic of words through lively activities and playful exercises.

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Explore the magic of words through lively activities and playful exercises.

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Have you lost your marbles? Explore gravity in this exciting science class. Best for children in grades 1-6

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Use your imagination to create a wondrous world of fun. We will provide the tents & tunnels, and you provide the imagination.

Wed, Jul 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Come see Mark Twain impersonator Ryan Clemens talk about "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and the life of Mark Twain. After the first part of the program the book club will discuss "James."