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Preschool Storytime

2023-04-20 10:15:00 2023-04-20 10:45:00 America/New_York Preschool Storytime Preschoolers and their caregivers will enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs while growing your love of reading. Please register each child. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages: 3-5 Central Library - Activity Room

Thursday, April 20
10:15am - 10:45am

Add to Calendar 2023-04-20 10:15:00 2023-04-20 10:45:00 America/New_York Preschool Storytime Preschoolers and their caregivers will enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs while growing your love of reading. Please register each child. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages: 3-5 Central Library - Activity Room

Central Library

Activity Room

Preschoolers and their caregivers will enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs while growing your love of reading. Please register each child. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages: 3-5

Caregivers do not need to register themselves.

AGE GROUP: | Preschool |

EVENT TYPE: | Literacy | Early Learning |

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Central Library

Phone: (757) 410-7100

Hours

Central Library

We're closed Monday May 29 due to Memorial Day
Mon, May 29 Closed
(Memorial Day)
Tue, May 30 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, May 31 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jun 01 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jun 02 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 03 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 04 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming events

Tue, May 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.

Tue, May 30, All day
Russell Memorial Library - Main Area
View art created by students and inspired by Asian artists.

Tue, May 30, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
Enjoy an exhibition from local artist, Aziza Chattman. Each one of her creative works are vibrant and colorful expressions of her numerous commissions.

Tue, May 30, 9:30am - 11:30am
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, May 30, 10:00am - 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, May 30, 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, May 30, 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, May 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
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, May 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Jump into the world of art! Explore different types of art materials, concepts, and creativity. Please register each person individually.

Tue, May 30, 3:15pm - 5:45pm
Indian River Library - Youth Study Spaces
Reserve a place for quiet, independent endeavors in the teen space of our library. Registration required with a Traditional library card.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 30, 3:15pm - 5:45pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Engage in various activities at the library. Activities change daily and range from crafts to gaming to STEAM projects. Registration required with a Traditional library card.
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Tue, May 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
Let's get together and have fun working on math and reading. We will be following the Pacing Guides to reinforce Kindergarten and 1st grade math and reading skills. Grades: K-1st

Tue, May 30, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Join us for a weekly yoga session geared towards K-5th graders as we learn yoga poses, breathing exercises, and meditation. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel and wear comfortable clothing. Namaste!

Canceled
Tue, May 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Major Hillard Library
Challenge your inner engineer with our Legos, building planks, connecting straws, and other building materials.

Tue, May 30, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
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.

Wed, May 31, All day
Russell Memorial Library - Main Area
View art created by students and inspired by Asian artists.

Wed, May 31, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
Enjoy an exhibition from local artist, Aziza Chattman. Each one of her creative works are vibrant and colorful expressions of her numerous commissions.

Wed, May 31, 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. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages: 1-2

Wed, May 31, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers. Please register each child. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages: 1-2

Wed, May 31, 10:00am - 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.

Wed, May 31, 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. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages: 1-2

Wed, May 31, 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, May 31, 10:30am - 11:15am
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers and their caregivers. Please register each child. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages:1-2

Wed, May 31, 11:15am - 11:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes designed for toddlers. Caregivers are required to attend with their child. Recommended ages 1-2 years old.

Wed, May 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn how to find and evaluate information online. Topics include: browsers, search engines, websites, and hyperlinks.

Wed, May 31, 3:15pm - 5:45pm
Indian River Library - Youth Study Spaces
Reserve a place for quiet, independent endeavors in the teen space of our library. Registration required with a Traditional library card.

Wed, May 31, 3:15pm - 5:45pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Engage in various activities at the library. Activities change daily and range from crafts to gaming to STEAM projects. Registration required with a Traditional library card.

Canceled
Wed, May 31, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
Let's get together and work on reading comprehension. We will be following the Pacing Guides to reinforce phonetic skills, vocabulary, and communicate ideas through pictures and writing. Grades: 2-3.

Canceled
Wed, May 31, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
Let's get together and work on reading comprehension. We will follow the Pacing Guides to help with fluency, expand vocabulary and comprehension of fiction and nonfiction texts. Grades: 4 - 5. 

Thu, Jun 01, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
Enjoy an exhibition from local artist, Aziza Chattman. Each one of her creative works are vibrant and colorful expressions of her numerous commissions.

Thu, Jun 01, 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. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages: 3-5

Thu, Jun 01, 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, Jun 01, 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, Jun 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library
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 01, 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, Jun 01, 11:15am - 11:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Preschoolers and their caregivers will enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs while growing your love of reading. Caregivers are required to attend with their child. Recommended ages 3-5 years old.

Thu, Jun 01, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Open Area
Join us in building and maintaining the Major Hillard gardens! Learn butterfly and pollinator garden techniques. No experience required. Adults and children accompanied by adults are welcome.

Thu, Jun 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn the basics of fast typing and be on your way to becoming a touch typist. Topics include: home row touch keyboarding and proper typing techniques.

Thu, Jun 01, 3:15pm - 5:45pm
Indian River Library - Youth Study Spaces
Reserve a place for quiet, independent endeavors in the teen space of our library. Registration required with a Traditional library card.

Thu, Jun 01, 3:15pm - 5:45pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Engage in various activities at the library. Activities change daily and range from crafts to gaming to STEAM projects. Registration required with a Traditional library card.

Thu, Jun 01, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Online - Zoom - Click the event to join the discussion.
Lively discussion first Thursday of the month of works by African and African-American authors. Author Andrew Kahrl will discuss his book The Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth.

Fri, Jun 02, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
Enjoy an exhibition from local artist, Aziza Chattman. Each one of her creative works are vibrant and colorful expressions of her numerous commissions.

Fri, Jun 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing, and play along. Please register each child. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages: 0-1

Fri, Jun 02, 10:15am - 11:15am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Explore self-directed educational stations as we learn and play together! Ages 3-5 with a caregiver.

Fri, Jun 02, 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, Jun 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Learn how to use Google Calendar to keep track of upcoming events and more.

Fri, Jun 02, 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Indian River Library - Youth Study Spaces
Reserve a place for quiet, independent endeavors in the teen space of our library. Registration required with a Traditional library card.

Fri, Jun 02, 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Engage in various activities at the library. Activities change daily and range from crafts to gaming to STEAM projects. Registration required with a Traditional library card.

Fri, Jun 02, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Central Library - Open Area
Celebrate Pride Month with your family. Connect with community resources and vendors. Enjoy local craft vendors, an arts and craft activity, a photo booth station, and make new friends.

Sat, Jun 03, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
Enjoy an exhibition from local artist, Aziza Chattman. Each one of her creative works are vibrant and colorful expressions of her numerous commissions.

Sat, Jun 03, 9:30am - 11:30am
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Learn how simple changes can make a big financial impact. BankOn Hampton Roads offers a five-month course along with resources to help participants develop a basic plan to increase financial security.Register

Sun, Jun 04, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Chrysler Museum of Art - One Memorial Place, Norfolk, VA 23510
Explore storytelling through movement, hands-on art, and experiential art installations. Stop by the Memory Lab table to discover how to record & save your own oral family histories.

Sun, Jun 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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

Mon, Jun 05, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
Enjoy an exhibition from local artist, Aziza Chattman. Each one of her creative works are vibrant and colorful expressions of her numerous commissions.

Mon, Jun 05, 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, Jun 05, 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. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages: 0-1

Mon, Jun 05, 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 05, 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, Jun 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Canceled
Mon, Jun 05, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
Let's get together and have fun working on math skills. We will be following the Pacing Guides to reinforce the calendar, counting, money, compare and order sets and numbers and more. Grades 2-3.

Mon, Jun 05, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
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.

Canceled
Mon, Jun 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
Let's get together and have fun working on math skills. We will be following the Pacing Guides to reinforce place value, comparing & ordering numbers, addition, subtraction, and more. Grades: 4 - 5. 

Tue, Jun 06, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
Enjoy an exhibition from local artist, Aziza Chattman. Each one of her creative works are vibrant and colorful expressions of her numerous commissions.

Tue, Jun 06, 9:30am - 11:30am
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, Jun 06, 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 06, 10:00am - 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, Jun 06, 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 06, 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 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Digital Lab
Explore photography and video skills and build a foundation in digital media. Students will get practice assignments to level up their learning. Registration is recommended.

Tue, Jun 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Jump into the world of art! Explore different types of art materials, concepts, and creativity. Please register each person individually.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
Let's get together and have fun working on math and reading. We will be following the Pacing Guides to reinforce Kindergarten and 1st grade math and reading skills. Grades: K-1st

Tue, Jun 06, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Join us for a weekly yoga session geared towards K-5th graders as we learn yoga poses, breathing exercises, and meditation. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel and wear comfortable clothing. Namaste!

Canceled
Tue, Jun 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Major Hillard Library
Challenge your inner engineer with our Legos, building planks, connecting straws, and other building materials.

Tue, Jun 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Join us for the first Tuesday of each month for Teen Meetup at Russell Memorial Library. Each month there will be a different activity for teens to participate in. This event is for grades 7-12.

Wed, Jun 07, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
Enjoy an exhibition from local artist, Aziza Chattman. Each one of her creative works are vibrant and colorful expressions of her numerous commissions.

Wed, Jun 07, 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. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages: 1-2
Registration opens Wednesday, May 31 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 07, 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, Jun 07, 10:00am - 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.

Wed, Jun 07, 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. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages: 1-2
Registration opens Wednesday, May 31 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 07, 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 07, 11:15am - 11:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes designed for toddlers. Caregivers are required to attend with their child. Recommended ages 1-2 years old.

Wed, Jun 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn the basic steps for creating, renaming, editing, sharing, saving, and printing documents using your web browser.

Canceled
Wed, Jun 07, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
Let's get together and work on reading comprehension. We will be following the Pacing Guides to reinforce phonetic skills, vocabulary, and communicate ideas through pictures and writing. Grades: 2-3.

Canceled
Wed, Jun 07, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
Let's get together and work on reading comprehension. We will follow the Pacing Guides to help with fluency, expand vocabulary and comprehension of fiction and nonfiction texts. Grades: 4 - 5. 

Thu, Jun 08, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
Enjoy an exhibition from local artist, Aziza Chattman. Each one of her creative works are vibrant and colorful expressions of her numerous commissions.

Thu, Jun 08, 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. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages: 3-5
Registration opens Thursday, June 1 2023 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 08, 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, Jun 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library
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 08, 11:15am - 11:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Preschoolers and their caregivers will enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs while growing your love of reading. Caregivers are required to attend with their child. Recommended ages 3-5 years old.

Thu, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Digital Lab
Explore photography and video skills and build a foundation in digital media. Students will get practice assignments to level up their learning. Registration is recommended

Thu, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn the basics of fast typing and be on your way to becoming a touch typist. Topics include: home row touch keyboarding and proper typing techniques.
Registration opens Thursday, June 1 2023 at 9:00am

Fri, Jun 09, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
Enjoy an exhibition from local artist, Aziza Chattman. Each one of her creative works are vibrant and colorful expressions of her numerous commissions.

Sat, Jun 10, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
Enjoy an exhibition from local artist, Aziza Chattman. Each one of her creative works are vibrant and colorful expressions of her numerous commissions.

Canceled
Sat, Jun 10, 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, Jun 10, 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, June 3 2023 at 9:00am

Sat, Jun 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Creative Spaces 1,Creative Spaces 2,Creative Spaces 3
Learn the basics of using a sewing machine and work towards earning your Sewing Badge. Supplies will be provided.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Main Area
Come learn to crochet with Miss Ana! Crochet hooks and yarn will be provided. Perfect for beginners of all ages.

Sat, Jun 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Activity Room
Celebrate the end of the school year with friends and ice cream in this event for teens! Build a sundae, reminisce about the school year, and play trivia with your peers. Please register.

Sun, Jun 11, 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, Jun 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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 11, 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

Mon, Jun 12, 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, Jun 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee 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.

Mon, Jun 12, 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. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages: 0-1
Registration opens Monday, June 5 2023 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 12, 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, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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, Jun 12, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Have you ever wanted to start playing Dungeons & Dragons, but didn't know where to start? Stop by the Russell Memorial Library, and we'll show you the ropes and help you embark on a 6-week adventure!
Registration opens Thursday, June 1 2023 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 12, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
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, Jun 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Greenbrier Library - Conference Room
Do you like mysteries? Of all kinds? Join us as we talk mysteries: classics to cozies. June’s book- "Death Below Stairs" by Jennifer Ashley.

Tue, Jun 13, 9:30am - 11:30am
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, Jun 13, 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.

Tue, Jun 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Did you know you can have math in your art? It’s so cool, it’s like magic! In this 5 week art series, we’ll make interesting art using new, magical techniques each week.
Registration opens Thursday, June 1 2023 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Roses are red, books are read too, come to the library, and try something new! Write poetry including blackout, paint chip, and on a spine label. Make your own unique journal. For grades 6-12.

Tue, Jun 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Central Library - Activity Room
Bring your imaginations for Lego – building fun! We provide the materials, you provide the creativity!

Wed, Jun 14, 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. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages: 1-2
Registration opens Wednesday, June 7 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 14, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee 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.

Wed, Jun 14, 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.

Wed, Jun 14, 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. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages: 1-2
Registration opens Wednesday, June 7 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Greenbrier Library - Conference Room
Discover new books, share your favorite stories, and meet other book lovers! Listen to any audiobook and be ready to talk about it at our June meeting. Adults must stay onsite for the program.

Wed, Jun 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music, and baby signs. Recommended ages: children up to 24 months.

Wed, Jun 14, 11:15am - 11:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Participate in this interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes designed for toddlers. Caregivers are required to attend with their child. Recommended ages 1-2 years old.

Wed, Jun 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn the basic steps for creating, renaming, editing, sharing, saving, and printing documents just using your web browser.

Wed, Jun 14, 5:20pm - 6:30pm
Indian River Library - Meeting Room
Experience Valerie Davis’s powerful portrayal of Martha Ann Fields, an enslaved cook, and her courageous escape to freedom.

Wed, Jun 14, 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

Wed, Jun 14, 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 14th, The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

Thu, Jun 15, 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. Caregivers are required to attend. Recommended ages: 3-5
Registration opens Thursday, June 8 2023 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Curious about yoga? Bring your family to learn yoga poses, partner yoga poses, breathing and meditation exercises. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel and wear comfortable clothes. Namaste!

Thu, Jun 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library
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 15, 11:15am - 11:45am
Central Library - Activity Room
Preschoolers and their caregivers will enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs while growing your love of reading. Caregivers are required to attend with their child. Recommended ages 3-5 years old.

Thu, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn the basics of fast typing and be on your way to becoming a touch typist. Topics include: home row touch keyboarding and proper typing techniques.
Registration opens Thursday, June 8 2023 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Enjoy some classic children’s stories through engaging STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics) activities.
Registration opens Thursday, June 1 2023 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbrier Library - Conference Room
Discover new books, share your favorite stories, and meet other book lovers! Listen to any audiobook and be ready to talk about it at our June meeting. Adults must stay onsite for the program.

Thu, Jun 15, 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, Jun 16, 10:15am - 11:15am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Explore self-directed educational stations as we learn and play together! Ages 3-5 with a caregiver.

Fri, Jun 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Learn how to access reliable sources for health information online.

Fri, Jun 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Youth Services
Come play with miniature farm animals! All ages are welcome. The petting zoo is coming to your library and Teeny Tiny Farm has the best variety of miniature farm animals in Hampton Roads.

Sat, Jun 17, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Open Area
Join us in building and maintaining the Major Hillard gardens! Learn butterfly and pollinator garden techniques. No experience required. Adults and children accompanied by adults are welcome.

Sat, Jun 17, 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, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Join Kween Yakini, a local spoken word artist, as she explores the history of Juneteenth and shares her poetry.

Sun, Jun 18, 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, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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, Jun 20, 9:30am - 11:30am
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, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Step into summer with a weekly reading program full of stories, activities, games, and songs. Each week we will explore a different story and learn about it in different ways. Grades K - 5.

Tue, Jun 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Calling all Anime and Manga Fans! Teens will make crafts, draw Manga, and more. Learn about new books and discuss favorite shows and movies. For grades 6-12.

Tue, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Indian River 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, Jun 21, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee 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.

Wed, Jun 21, 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, Jun 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Greenbrier Library
Come play with miniature farm animals! All ages are welcome. The petting zoo is coming to your library and Teeny Tiny Farm has the best variety of miniature farm animals in Hampton Roads.

Wed, Jun 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music, and baby signs. Recommended ages: children up to 24 months.

Wed, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn the basic steps for creating, renaming, editing, sharing, saving, and printing documents using your web browser.

Wed, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Main Area
Learn to crochet with Miss Ana! Crochet hooks and yarn will be provided. Perfect for beginners of all ages.

Wed, Jun 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room,Online Event Room 1
Come talk about this quarter's book selection, "Slay" by Brittney Morris in this hybrid book club.

Wed, Jun 21, 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!

Thu, Jun 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Take part in our educational self-guided stations. Each station will contain interactive activities to help your child grow and learn. This weeks theme: Camping

Thu, Jun 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Curious about yoga? Bring your family to learn yoga poses, partner yoga poses, breathing, and meditation exercises. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel and wear comfortable clothes. Namaste!

Thu, Jun 22, 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, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn the basics of fast typing and be on your way to becoming a touch typist. Topics include: home row touch keyboarding and proper typing techniques.
Registration opens Thursday, June 15 2023 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Enjoy some classic children’s stories through engaging STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics) activities.
Registration opens Thursday, June 1 2023 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 22, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Major Hillard Library
Kick off Summer Reading with a bit of mayhem and music from Clan MacCool. Enjoy carnival games and visit with our favorite community partners. Chesapeake Kiwanis will have food for sale.

Canceled
Sat, Jun 24, 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.

Sat, Jun 24, 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Town Point Park - 113 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510
Visit our resource information booth at Town Point Park as we celebrate Pride Month. Learn about our programs and events, sign up for a free library card, and grab some swag.

Canceled
Sat, Jun 24, 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, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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 25, 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

Mon, Jun 26, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee 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.

Mon, Jun 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Central Library
Come play with miniature farm animals! All ages are welcome. The petting zoo is coming to your library and Teeny Tiny Farm has the best variety of miniature farm animals in Hampton Roads.

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

Mon, Jun 26, 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, fingerplays, and fun! Ages 6- 24 months with caregiver.

Mon, Jun 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Have you lost your marbles? Explore gravity in this exciting science class for grades K-5.

Mon, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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, Jun 26, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Have you ever wanted to start playing Dungeons & Dragons, but didn't know where to start? Stop by the Russell Memorial Library, and we'll show you the ropes and help you embark on a 6-week adventure!
Registration opens Thursday, June 1 2023 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 26, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
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, Jun 26, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Major Hillard Library - Main Area
Red, white and blue; create patriotic greeting cards to send to your favorite veteran or family member. All are welcome.

Tue, Jun 27, 9:30am - 11:30am
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, Jun 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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, Jun 27, 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, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Step into summer with a weekly reading program full of stories, activities, games, and songs. Each week we will explore a different story and learn about it in different ways. Grades K - 5.

Tue, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Russell 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.

Tue, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Calling all Tweens!!! Sign up for your spot to participate in fun and exciting STEAM activities. Ages 8-12. This week's theme: Gravity
Registration opens Tuesday, June 20 2023 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Did you know you can have math in your art? It’s so cool, it’s like magic! In this 5 week art series, we’ll make interesting art using new, magical techniques each week.
Registration opens Thursday, June 1 2023 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Have you caught the Hallyu wave? Join us for an hour of talking about K-pop, K-dramas, trivia, and crafts. Feel free to bring your photo cards for trading or just to show off your biases.

Tue, Jun 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Explore your engineering skills with a variety of building kits from legos to marble runs. For grades 1 - 5

Tue, Jun 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Calling all artists! Celebrate Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, by painting your choice of an alpaca or llama. For grades 6-12.
Registration opens Thursday, June 1 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 28, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee 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.

Wed, Jun 28, 10:15am - 11:30am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Learn how dogs help the police do their jobs, and see a demonstration of their K9 skills!

Wed, Jun 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Greenbrier Library - Conference Room
Discover new books, share your favorite stories, and meet other book lovers! Listen to any audiobook and be ready to talk about it at our June meeting. Adults must stay onsite for the program.

Wed, Jun 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music, and baby signs. Recommended ages: children up to 24 months.

Wed, Jun 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Prepare to be amazed by feats of wonder and delight! Fun for all ages.

Wed, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn how to find and evaluate information online. Topics include: browsers, search engines, websites, and hyperlinks

Wed, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Main Area
Learn to crochet with Miss Ana! Crochet hooks and yarn will be provided. Perfect for beginners of all ages.

Wed, Jun 28, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Calling new or experienced teen adventurers to explore Dungeons & Dragons. This 7-week series will start with a session zero before embarking on six weeks of quests, battles, and daring rescues.

Thu, Jun 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Take part in our educational self-guided stations. Each station will contain interactive activities to help your child grow and learn. This weeks theme: Adventures in Asia

Thu, Jun 29, 10:15am - 10:45am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Celebrate the joy of reading and listen to a few new and old favorites. Recommended for pre-school and elementary ages. Caregivers are required to attend.

Thu, Jun 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Curious about yoga? Bring your family to learn yoga poses, partner yoga poses, breathing and meditation exercises. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel and wear comfortable clothes. Namaste!

Thu, Jun 29, 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, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn the basics of fast typing and be on your way to becoming a touch typist. Topics include: home row touch keyboarding and proper typing techniques.
Registration opens Thursday, June 22 2023 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Enjoy some classic children’s stories through engaging STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics) activities.
Registration opens Thursday, June 1 2023 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbrier Library - Conference Room
Discover new books, share your favorite stories, and meet other book lovers! Listen to any audiobook and be ready to talk about it at our June meeting. Adults must stay onsite for the program.