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Yadas Book Club

2023-06-15 18:30:00 2023-06-15 20:30:00 America/New_York Yadas Book Club The Yadas read a variety of fiction and non-fiction titles. Join us online for a lively discussion about the selection of the month on the the third Thursday of each month. Russell Memorial Library - Online Event Room 2

Thursday, June 15
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-06-15 18:30:00 2023-06-15 20:30:00 America/New_York Yadas Book Club The Yadas read a variety of fiction and non-fiction titles. Join us online for a lively discussion about the selection of the month on the the third Thursday of each month. Russell Memorial Library - Online Event Room 2

Russell Memorial Library

Online Event Room 2

The Yadas read a variety of fiction and non-fiction titles. Join us online for a lively discussion about the selection of the month on the the third Thursday of each month.

AGE GROUP: | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Literacy | Arts & Culture |

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Russell Memorial Library

Phone: (757) 382-1945

Hours

Russell Memorial Library

Mon, Oct 02 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Oct 03 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Oct 04 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Oct 05 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Oct 06 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Oct 07 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 08 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming events

Mon, Oct 02, All day
Central Library - Youth Services
Looking for a fun craft or activity to do? Stop by the Youth & Family Services Department anytime on Mondays to participate in our weekly craft or activity station.

Mon, Oct 02, All day
Russell Memorial Library - Youth Services
Complete a make-and-take craft each week in the Children's Room. Available while supplies last.

Mon, Oct 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Mon, Oct 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
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 a caregiver.

Mon, Oct 02, 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, Oct 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing, and play along. Please register each child. Ages: 0-1 year old.

Mon, Oct 02, 11:15am - 11:45am
Central 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, Oct 02, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Calling all homeschoolers! Come prepared to discuss our book of the month, complete a fun activity, and share some of our latest reads with the group.

Mon, Oct 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Activity Room
Partake in a monthly creative and fun art class. Journey into anything and everything art – painting, stamping, printmaking, and more. Registration Required. Please register each child individually.

Mon, Oct 02, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Have you ever wanted to start playing Dungeons & Dragons, but didn't know where to start? Whether you're completely new, or you're returning from our previous run, you can start your adventure now!

Tue, Oct 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
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.

Tue, Oct 03, 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, Oct 03, 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, Oct 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Hola amigo! Spice up your dance moves with a little "sabor"! Come explore salsa, merengue, and reggaeton taught in a line dancing style. Groove to Latin music. All abilities welcome.

Tue, Oct 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room,Edgar Allan Poe Meeting Room
Calling all artists! Paint a spooky masterpiece to display in your house. Teens will learn beginning painting techniques during this event. Registration required.

Wed, Oct 04, 9:15am - 9:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers. Please register each child. Ages: 1-2

Wed, Oct 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Wed, Oct 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Take part in our educational self-guided stations. Each station will contain interactive activities to help your child grow and learn.

Wed, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 10:15am - 10:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers. Please register each child. Ages: 1-2

Wed, Oct 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
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 a caregiver.

Wed, Oct 04, 11:15am - 11:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers. Ages: 1-2

Wed, Oct 04, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Russell Memorial Library - Edgar Allan Poe Meeting Room
iHola! This program introduces the Spanish language using bilingual books, singing and dancing. Grades 5-8.

Wed, Oct 04, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
This program is meant for those already familiar with D&D and have played before. If you are ready to jump into the action, we ask that you bring a completed character sheet with you.

Thu, Oct 05, 10:15am - 10:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Preschoolers and their caregivers will enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs while growing your love of reading. Please register each child. Ages: 3-5

Thu, Oct 05, 10:15am - 11:00am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
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, Oct 05, 10:30am - 1:30pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room,Open Area
If you need health care services or to sign-up for food, senior, or disability benefits, join us on the first Thursday of each month. Talk to caring experts. Improve your well-being. Free.

Thu, Oct 05, 10:30am - 11:15am
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, Oct 05, 10:45am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Fit4Mom's Playgroup includes sensory bins, make and take crafts, music/sing-alongs, or story time.

Thu, Oct 05, 11:15am - 11:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Preschoolers and their caregivers will enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs while growing your love of reading. Ages: 3-5

Thu, Oct 05, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Discover new books, share your favorite stories, and meet other book lovers! Bring a book to talk about and to share in the discussion.

Thu, Oct 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Explore the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math through hands-on experiments and activities. Grades 3-5.

Thu, Oct 05, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Central Library - Activity Room
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Come enjoy this introductory Spanish course through fun, interactive, and engaging activities! Ages 6-12. Register once and attend all 4 classes.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Oct 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Challenge your inner engineer with our Legos, building planks, connecting straws, and other building materials.

Thu, Oct 05, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Spend a Thursday night with your friends, a microphone, and free pizza. Share your own poetry or applaud someone else's work at this family-friendly event.

Thu, Oct 05, 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 Violin Conspiracy: A Novel by Brendan Slocomb.

Fri, Oct 06, 10:00am - 1:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Want to exercise your green thumb? Join us to learn hands-on techniques and tips for over-wintering your yard. Registration required.

Fri, Oct 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Test your engineering and creative skills with a variety of LEGO challenges--or just enjoy free play with lots of LEGOs: there are many ways to connect at the library!

Fri, Oct 06, 10:15am - 10:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Let’s go on a bilingual language adventure combining books and songs in English and Spanish. All ages welcomed. No registration required.

Fri, Oct 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Conference Room
Calling all mystery fans! Join us on the first Friday for our monthly book club! Mystery lovers can register to pick up titles in advance. This month’s pick: "Rock, Paper, Scissors" by Alice Feeney.

Sat, Oct 07, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Central Library - First Floor,Large Meeting Room,Small Meeting Room,Open Area
Kick off October with this convention about classic horror in films and books. Trick-or-Treat while browsing vendors, talk with authors and Horror Hosts, attend panels, and enter the costume contest.

Sun, Oct 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
The Virginia Math Club in partnership with the Chesapeake Youth Foundation and the Chesapeake Public Library will provide free personal tutoring in any mathematics up to and including Calculus.

Sun, Oct 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Youth Services
Choose your Pokemon 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.

Tue, Oct 10, All day
Russell Memorial Library - Youth Services
Complete a make-and-take craft each week in the Children's Room. Available while supplies last.

Tue, Oct 10, All day
Indian River Library
Come grab your STEAM activity kit and complete a project at home! Kits are limited to one per child and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

Tue, Oct 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Celebrate Fire Prevention Week with Chesapeake Public Library and Chesapeake Fire Department in this storytime event. Meet with real fire fighters and learn fire safety rules.

Tue, Oct 10, 10:15am - 10:45am
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.

Tue, Oct 10, 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, Oct 10, 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, Oct 10, 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, Oct 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Choose your Pokemon 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.

Tue, Oct 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Bring your imaginations for Lego – building fun! We provide the materials, you provide the creativity!
Registration opens Tuesday, October 3 2023 at 9:00am

Tue, Oct 10, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Indian River Library - Meeting Room
Come learn about saving for college through the Virginia 529. Representatives will explain and answer questions about this program offered by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Wed, Oct 11, 9:15am - 9:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers. Please register each child. Ages: 1-2
Registration opens Wednesday, October 4 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Wed, Oct 11, 10:00am - 11:15am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Celebrate Fire Prevention Week with Chesapeake Public Library and Chesapeake Fire Department in this storytime event. Meet with real fire fighters and learn fire safety rules.

Wed, Oct 11, 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, Oct 11, 10:15am - 10:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers. Please register each child. Ages: 1-2
Registration opens Wednesday, October 4 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
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 a caregiver.

Wed, Oct 11, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Join us as we honor National Coming Out Day with a healthy brunch celebration. Learn more about Pride in the community and how to serve as an ally and supporter.

Wed, Oct 11, 11:15am - 11:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers. Ages: 1-2

Wed, Oct 11, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Puzzled by your cell phone? Attend our 2-day trainings to learn basic Android and iPhone operation. You'll get an overview in class one, and 1-on-1 instruction in class two. Bring your cellphone.

Wed, Oct 11, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
On Wednesdays we paint! Create a spooky mini masterpiece in time for Halloween. Registration required.

Wed, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Russell Memorial Library - Edgar Allan Poe Meeting Room
iHola! This program introduces the Spanish language using bilingual books, singing and dancing. Grades 5-8.

Wed, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library - Activity Room
Explore the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math through hands-on experiments and activities. Registration Required. Please register each child individually.
Registration opens Wednesday, October 4 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 11, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
This program is meant for those already familiar with D&D and have played before. If you are ready to jump into the action, we ask that you bring a completed character sheet with you.

Wed, Oct 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
On Wednesdays we paint! Create a spooky mini masterpiece in time for Halloween. Registration required.

Thu, Oct 12, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Celebrate Fire Prevention Week with Chesapeake Public Library and Chesapeake Fire Department in this storytime event. Meet with real fire fighters and learn fire safety rules.

Thu, Oct 12, 10:15am - 10:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Preschoolers and their caregivers will enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs while growing your love of reading. Please register each child. Ages: 3-5
Registration opens Thursday, October 5 2023 at 9:00am

Thu, Oct 12, 10:15am - 11:00am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
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, Oct 12, 10:30am - 11:15am
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, Oct 12, 11:15am - 11:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Preschoolers and their caregivers will enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs while growing your love of reading. Ages: 3-5

Thu, Oct 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Explore the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math through hands-on experiments and activities. Grades 3-5.

Thu, Oct 12, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Central Library - Activity Room
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Come enjoy this introductory Spanish course through fun, interactive, and engaging activities! Ages 6-12. Register once and attend all 4 classes.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Oct 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Celebrate Fire Prevention Week with Chesapeake Public Library and Chesapeake Fire Department in this storytime event. Meet with real fire fighters and learn fire safety rules.

Thu, Oct 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Challenge your inner engineer with our Legos, building planks, connecting straws, and other building materials.

Rescheduled
Thu, Oct 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
New date Thursday, October 05, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Russell Memorial Library
Spend a Thursday night with your friends, a microphone, and free pizza. Share your own poetry or applaud someone else's work at this family-friendly event.

Fri, Oct 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Celebrate Fire Prevention Week with Chesapeake Public Library and Chesapeake Fire Department in this storytime event. Meet with real fire fighters and learn fire safety rules.

Canceled
Sat, Oct 14, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
Accept our challenge to solve mysteries and puzzles in fun and unique ways. Whether it is escape rooms in a box, logic puzzle games, or puzzle games in virtual reality, there is a challenge for you.

Sat, Oct 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Sign up to read to a certified therapy dog. Improve your reading skills and make new canine friends! For ages 5-10. Please register each child individually. Registration opens 1 week before event.
Registration opens Saturday, October 7 2023 at 9:00am

Sun, Oct 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
The Virginia Math Club in partnership with the Chesapeake Youth Foundation and the Chesapeake Public Library will provide free personal tutoring in any mathematics up to and including Calculus.

Sun, Oct 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
New venue South Norfolk Memorial Library - Youth Services
Choose your Pokemon 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, Oct 16, All day
Central Library - Youth Services
Looking for a fun craft or activity to do? Stop by the Youth & Family Services Department anytime on Mondays to participate in our weekly craft or activity station.

Mon, Oct 16, All day
Russell Memorial Library - Youth Services
Complete a make-and-take craft each week in the Children's Room. Available while supplies last.

Mon, Oct 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
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 a caregiver.

Mon, Oct 16, 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, Oct 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing, and play along. Please register each child. Ages: 0-1 year old.
Registration opens Monday, October 9 2023 at 9:00am

Mon, Oct 16, 11:15am - 11:45am
Central 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, Oct 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Surround yourself in the fall season and create a one-of-a-kind craft for some feathered friends. All supplies provided. Everyone welcome!

Mon, Oct 16, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Calling all homeschoolers! Come prepared to discuss our book of the month, complete a fun activity, and share some of our latest reads with the group.

Mon, Oct 16, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Have fun while working on math skills. We will follow Pacing Guides to reinforce the calendar, counting, money, compare and order sets, and more. Grades 2-3.

Mon, Oct 16, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Have fun while working on math skills. We are following Virginia Pacing Guides to reinforce place value, comparing & ordering, numbers, multiplication facts, & more. Grades: 4 - 5.

Mon, Oct 16, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Greenbrier Library - Conference Room
Do you like mysteries? Of all kinds? Join us as we talk mysteries: classics to cozies. October's book- "The Girl Who Knew too Much" by Amanda Quick

Tue, Oct 17, 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, Oct 17, 10:15am - 10:45am
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.

Tue, Oct 17, 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, Oct 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Conference Room
Learn about medication safety, organization, disposal tips, and more!

Tue, Oct 17, 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, Oct 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
River Readers read a variety of books followed by an enthusiastic discussion. We meet in the afternoon and would love to have your participation.

Tue, Oct 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Library - Activity Room
Explore the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math through hands-on experiments and activities. Registration Required. Please register each child individually.
Registration opens Tuesday, October 10 2023 at 9:00am

Tue, Oct 17, 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Have fun while working on math and reading. We will follow Virginia Pacing Guides to reinforce Kindergarten and first grade math and reading skills. Grades: K-1.
Registration opens Tuesday, October 3 2023 at 9:00am

Tue, Oct 17, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Make new friends while playing boardgames, starting a book club, or trying out a themed craft!

Wed, Oct 18, All day
Major Hillard Library - Youth Services
Celebrate the season with make and take crafts and fall activities all day.

Wed, Oct 18, 9:15am - 9:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers. Please register each child. Ages: 1-2
Registration opens Wednesday, October 11 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Explore the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math through hands-on experiments and activities. Supplies are limited. Please register each child.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 18, 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, Oct 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers. Please register each child. Ages: 1-2
Registration opens Wednesday, October 11 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
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 a caregiver.

Wed, Oct 18, 11:15am - 11:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers. Ages: 1-2

Wed, Oct 18, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Puzzled by your cell phone? Attend our 2-day trainings to learn basic Android and iPhone operation. You'll get an overview in class one, and 1-on-1 instruction in class two. Bring your cellphone.

Wed, Oct 18, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Have fun while working on reading comprehension. We will follow Virginia Pacing Guides to reinforce phonetic skills, vocabulary, and communicate ideas through pictures and writing. Grades: 2-3.
Registration opens Wednesday, October 4 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Have fun while working on reading comprehension. We will follow Virginia Pacing Guides to reinforce fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension of fiction and nonfiction texts. Grades: 4-5.
Registration opens Wednesday, October 4 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee 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, Oct 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Hola amigo! Spice up your dance moves with a little "sabor"! Come explore salsa, merengue, and reggaeton taught in a line dancing style. Groove to Latin music. No partner needed. FREE

Thu, Oct 19, 10:15am - 10:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Preschoolers and their caregivers will enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs while growing your love of reading. Please register each child. Ages: 3-5
Registration opens Thursday, October 12 2023 at 9:00am

Thu, Oct 19, 10:15am - 11:00am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
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, Oct 19, 10:30am - 11:15am
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, Oct 19, 11:15am - 11:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Preschoolers and their caregivers will enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs while growing your love of reading. Ages: 3-5

Thu, Oct 19, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Discover new books, share your favorite stories, and meet other book lovers! Bring a book to talk about and share in the discussion. Adults must stay onsite for the program.

Thu, Oct 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Challenge your inner engineer with our Legos, building planks, connecting straws, and other building materials.

Thu, Oct 19, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Russell Memorial Library - Online Event Room 2
The Yadas read a variety of fiction and non-fiction titles. Join us online for a lively discussion about the selection of the month on the the third Thursday of each month.

Fri, Oct 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Let’s go on a bilingual language adventure combining books and songs in English and Spanish. All ages welcomed. No registration required.

Fri, Oct 20, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Activity Room,Atrium,C.S. Lewis Conference Room,Meeting Room-Combined,Main Area,Open Area,Youth Services
Climb aboard the Hogwart’s Express and join us for a full schedule of wizardry games and classes! Don't forget to dress the part. For witches and wizards in grades 3-8. Please register each child.

Sat, Oct 21, 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, Oct 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Activity Room
Get ready for a scary good time! Spend Saturday at the library crafting a spooky creation in time for Halloween. All materials provided. Please register to reserve your spot.

Sun, Oct 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Hola amigo! Spice up your dance moves with a little "sabor"! Come explore salsa, merengue, and reggaeton taught in a line dancing style. Groove to Latin music. No partner needed. FREE

Sun, Oct 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Youth Services
Choose your Pokemon 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, Oct 23, All day
Central Library - Youth Services
Looking for a fun craft or activity to do? Stop by the Youth & Family Services Department anytime on Mondays to participate in our weekly craft or activity station.

Mon, Oct 23, All day
Russell Memorial Library - Youth Services
Complete a make-and-take craft each week in the Children's Room. Available while supplies last.

Mon, Oct 23, 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
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 a caregiver.

Mon, Oct 23, 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, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Have fun while working on math skills. We will follow Pacing Guides to reinforce the calendar, counting, money, compare and order sets, and more. Grades 2-3.
Registration opens Tuesday, October 10 2023 at 9:00am

Mon, Oct 23, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Have fun while working on math skills. We are following Virginia Pacing Guides to reinforce place value, comparing & ordering numbers, multiplication facts, & more. Grades: 4 - 5.
Registration opens Tuesday, October 10 2023 at 9:00am

Mon, Oct 23, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Indian River Library - Activity 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, Oct 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
Need advice for your garden? Bring your plant questions to agriculture experts dedicated to beautifying our community, educating the public, and maintaining the environment for the future.

Canceled
Tue, Oct 24, 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenbrier Library
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Canceled
Tue, Oct 24, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library
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, Oct 24, 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, Oct 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Indian River 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
Wed, Oct 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Wed, Oct 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
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 a caregiver.

Wed, Oct 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Library - Conference Room B
Come drink some coffee or tea and discuss a classic book that you have always wanted to read! October 25, "The Portrait of a Lady" by Henry James.

Thu, Oct 26, 10:15am - 11:00am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
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, Oct 26, 10:30am - 11:15am
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, Oct 26, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Greenbrier Library - Conference Room
Discover new books, share your favorite stories, and meet other book lovers! October's selection: "Wildoak" by C.C. Harrington. Adults must stay onsite for the program.

Sat, Oct 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Sign up to read to a certified therapy dog. Improve your reading skills and make new canine friends! For ages 5-10. Please register each child individually. Registration opens 1 week before event.
Registration opens Saturday, October 21 2023 at 9:00am

Canceled
Sat, Oct 28, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
Explore monthly Cricut machine project demonstrations to inspire your creativity. Learn and share ideas each 4th Saturday of the month.

Canceled
Sat, Oct 28, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
Learn and share ideas the fourth Saturday of the month. We will explore different techniques and tips while looking at the works of different digital artists to inspire our creativity.

Sun, Oct 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Activity Room
The Virginia Math Club in partnership with the Chesapeake Youth Foundation and the Chesapeake Public Library will provide free personal tutoring in any mathematics up to and including Calculus.

Sun, Oct 29, 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 and other games with library staff. Prizes and light refreshments will be provided. For adults

Sun, Oct 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Youth Services
Choose your Pokemon 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, Oct 30, All day
Central Library - Youth Services
Looking for a fun craft or activity to do? Stop by the Youth & Family Services Department anytime on Mondays to participate in our weekly craft or activity station.

Mon, Oct 30, All day
Russell Memorial Library - Youth Services
Complete a make-and-take craft each week in the Children's Room. Available while supplies last.

Mon, Oct 30, 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
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 a caregiver.

Mon, Oct 30, 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, Oct 30, 10:15am - 10:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing, and play along. Please register each child. Ages: 0-1 year old.
Registration opens Monday, October 23 2023 at 9:00am

Mon, Oct 30, 11:15am - 11:45am
Central 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, Oct 30, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Have fun working on math skills. We will follow Pacing Guides to reinforce the calendar, counting, money, comparing & ordering numbers, & more. Grades 2-3.
Registration opens Monday, October 16 2023 at 9:00am

Mon, Oct 30, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Have fun while working on math skills. We are following Virginia Pacing Guides to reinforce place value, comparing & ordering, numbers, multiplication facts, & more. Grades: 4 - 5.
Registration opens Monday, October 16 2023 at 9:00am

Tue, Oct 31, 10:15am - 10:45am
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.

Tue, Oct 31, 10:15am - 11:00am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Come join us for a friendly Halloween storytime for children up to age 5. Costumes are welcome.

Tue, Oct 31, 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, Oct 31, 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Have fun while working on math and reading. We will follow Virginia Pacing Guides to reinforce Kindergarten and first grade math and reading skills. Grades: K-1.
Registration opens Tuesday, October 17 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Nov 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Take part in our educational self-guided stations. Each station will contain interactive activities to help your child grow and learn.

Wed, Nov 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.

Wed, Nov 01, 11:15am - 11:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers. Ages: 1-2

Wed, Nov 01, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Have fun while working on reading comprehension. We will follow Virginia Pacing Guides to reinforce phonetic skills, vocabulary, and communicate ideas through pictures and writing. Grades: 2-3.
Registration opens Wednesday, October 18 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Nov 01, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Have fun while working on reading comprehension. We will follow Virginia Pacing Guides to reinforce fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension of fiction and nonfiction texts. Grades: 4-5.
Registration opens Wednesday, October 18 2023 at 9:00am