Event Calendar

Tuesday
May 1st
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Sa
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. This class is part of a series.
Registration required. Program is full.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Explore early literacy concepts with your three-year-old while we introduce a wide variety of books, songs and finger-plays. We’ll start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series.
Registration required, slots available.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Explore early literacy concepts with your three-year-old while we introduce a wide variety of books, songs and finger-plays. We’ll start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3 to 5
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Explore early literacy concepts with your three-year-old while we introduce a wide variety of books, songs and finger-plays. We’ll start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3-5 years with caregiver.
No registration required
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Bring your preschooler to talk, sing, read, write, and play on his/her own. This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds.
Registration required. Program is full.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Bring your preschooler to talk, sing, read, write, and play on his/her own. This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Bring your preschooler to talk, sing, read, write, and play on his/her own. This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join the after-school Regional Study Club and get help for upcoming tests and completing homework. Study sessions will be led by a professional tutor with expertise in the core subjects of Math, Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Science.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Planning meeting for the Holiday Tree Gala.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Share techniques and resources with other family historians. Explore monthly topics with the Library’s resident expert. Spotlight topic is Cemetery Symbolism.
Registration required, slots available.
Wednesday
May 2nd
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come knit with us! It doesn't matter whether you are just beginning or have years of experience. No registration required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Are your friends afraid to bring up current events with you in the room? Do strangers walk away while you're explaining your take on this crazy world? It's time to be heard! Participants are encouraged to bring a cup of coffee and engage in conversation with other interested people.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Introduce early concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2. This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are reg
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3 to 5
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Bring your preschooler to talk, sing, read, write, and play on his/her own. This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ready, Set, Explore…all things STEAM! These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Calling all future engineers and architects! Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the library's Lego collection. Grades K-5.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Are you raising your grandchildren? Register for this FREE series of workshops on topics such as stress management, available resources, and legal issues. Dinner provided. Children age 4 and up welcome! Sponsored by Chesapeake Department of Human Services and Kin and Kids Consulting LLC
No registration required
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
No registration required
Thursday
May 3rd
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Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required, slots available.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Calling all future engineers and architects of tomorrow. Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the library’s Lego© collection. Grades K-5.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Calling all future engineers and architects! Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the Library’s Lego© collection.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join the coding movement. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these weekly classes for grades 6-12.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Join us for lively discussions of books written by and about African Americans. This month's selection is The Book of Harlan by Bernice L. McFadden. No registration required.
No registration required
Friday
May 4th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
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Fr
Sa
10:15 am - 11:15 am
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us for a fun and relaxing afternoon of knitting and crocheting. Get solutions to any knitting problems. Don't know how to knit? Come and learn! No registration required.
No registration required
Saturday
May 5th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Awards and special presentation - Health, Nutrition, and Nature
No registration required
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Celebrate and discover the amazing world of comic books with activities, games, prizes and costumes. Free comic books will be distributed. Registration is not required.
No registration required
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Celebrate and discover the amazing world of comic books with activities, games, prizes and costumes. Free comic books will be distributed. Registration is not required.
No registration required
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Celebrate and discover the amazing world of comic books with activities, games, prizes and costumes. Free comic books will be distributed. Registration is not required.
No registration required
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Celebrate and discover the amazing world of comic books with activities, games, prizes and costumes. Free comic books will be distributed. Registration is not required.
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
To celebrate Older Americans Month, Russell Memorial Library is inviting kids to bring their grandparents in for an interview! Grandchildren can ask their grandparents what it was like to be a kid in the old days & how things have changed in their lifetime. Families will get a CD recording to keep.
Registration required, slots available.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
To celebrate Older Americans Month, Russell Memorial Library is inviting kids to bring their grandparents in for an interview! Grandchildren can ask their grandparents what it was like to be a kid in the old days & how things have changed in their lifetime. Families will get a CD recording to keep.
Registration required, slots available.
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
To celebrate Older Americans Month, Russell Memorial Library is inviting kids to bring their grandparents in for an interview! Grandchildren can ask their grandparents what it was like to be a kid in the old days & how things have changed in their lifetime. Families will get a CD recording to keep.
Registration required, slots available.
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
To celebrate Older Americans Month, Russell Memorial Library is inviting kids to bring their grandparents in for an interview! Grandchildren can ask their grandparents what it was like to be a kid in the old days & how things have changed in their lifetime. Families will get a CD recording to keep.
Registration required, slots available.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
To celebrate Older Americans Month, Russell Memorial Library is inviting kids to bring their grandparents in for an interview! Grandchildren can ask their grandparents what it was like to be a kid in the old days & how things have changed in their lifetime. Families will get a CD recording to keep.
Registration required, slots available.
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
To celebrate Older Americans Month, Russell Memorial Library is inviting kids to bring their grandparents in for an interview! Grandchildren can ask their grandparents what it was like to be a kid in the old days & how things have changed in their lifetime. Families will get a CD recording to keep.
Registration required, slots available.
Sunday
May 6th
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Sa
There are no events today.
Monday
May 7th
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Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Head Start Registration
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver. ECRR2. This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required, slots available.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Explore early literacy concepts with your three-year-old while we introduce a wide variety of books, songs and finger-plays. We’ll start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ready, Set, Explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. For Grades 3-5
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to find and evaluate information online. Topics: browsers, search engines, websites, hyperlinks. Completion of Computer & Keyboard Basics or previous experience expected.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bring us your Microsoft Office-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Bring us your Microsoft Office-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join your library's Teen Advisory Group and earn volunteer hours. Get involved by participating in teen activities and creating content for the Library. CANCELED
No registration required
Tuesday
May 8th
Su
Mo
Tu
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Fr
Sa
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. This class is part of a series.
Registration required. Program is full.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Explore early literacy concepts with your three-year-old while we introduce a wide variety of books, songs and finger-plays. We’ll start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series.
Registration required, slots available.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Explore early literacy concepts with your three-year-old while we introduce a wide variety of books, songs and finger-plays. We’ll start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Share techniques and resources with other family historians. Explore monthly topics with the Library’s resident expert. Spotlight topic is Cemetery Symbolism.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3 to 5
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Explore early literacy concepts with your three-year-old while we introduce a wide variety of books, songs and finger-plays. We’ll start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3-5 years with caregiver.
No registration required
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Bring your preschooler to talk, sing, read, write, and play on his/her own. This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds.
Registration required. Program is full.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Bring your preschooler to talk, sing, read, write, and play on his/her own. This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Bring your preschooler to talk, sing, read, write, and play on his/her own. This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring your favorite handicraft or other quiet activity to work on while you listen to an audiobook. No outside reading required. No reservations required.
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Join us for thrilling adventures that can explore culture, STEAM concepts, books, activities, and crafts. Grades K-2.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join the after-school Regional Study Club and get help for upcoming tests and completing homework. Study sessions will be led by a professional tutor with expertise in the core subjects of Math, Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Science.
Registration required, slots available.
Wednesday
May 9th
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Mo
Tu
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Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join the Spinners to learn about making your own yarn with a spinning wheel or drop spindle. No registration required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Are your friends afraid to bring up current events with you in the room? Do strangers walk away while you're explaining your take on this crazy world? It's time to be heard! Participants are encouraged to bring a cup of coffee and engage in conversation with other interested people.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Expose your baby to emerging literacy skills in this class focused on singing, reading and finger plays with nursery rhymes. Your baby will have the chance to build his or her social skills with a play time including manipulatives just for baby. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Introduce early concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2. This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are reg
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3 to 5
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Bring your preschooler to talk, sing, read, write, and play on his/her own. This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
1-on-1
No registration required
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Are you raising your grandchildren? Register for this FREE series of workshops on topics such as stress management, available resources, and legal issues. Dinner provided. Children age 4 and up welcome! Sponsored by Chesapeake Department of Human Services and Kin and Kids Consulting LLC
No registration required
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
Thursday
May 10th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required, slots available.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
1-on-1
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math.
Registration required, slots available.
Friday
May 11th
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Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
10:15 am - 11:15 am
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
Saturday
May 12th
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Mo
Tu
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Fr
Sa
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us for thrilling adventures that include STEAM concepts, books, activities, and crafts. Grades K-2
No registration required
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Enjoy a performance of the "Songs of Spring" by the Hickory Middle School Chamber Players. For all ages. No registration required.
No registration required
Sunday
May 13th
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There are no events today.
Monday
May 14th
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Mo
Tu
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Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Head Start Registration
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver. ECRR2. This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to read and send email using a web-based program. Topics: composing new messages, reading and replying to messages, attachments, inbox organization. Completion of Internet Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Chesapeake Youth Subcommittee will meet to discuss ways to keep youth connected with community resources and invites youth ages 13-24 years old to share what it is like to grow up in Chesapeake, VA. Refreshments provided.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
No registration required
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Ready, Set, Explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. For Grades 3-5
Registration required, slots available.
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ready, Set, Explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Grades K-5.
No registration required
Tuesday
May 15th
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10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. This class is part of a series.
Registration required. Program is full.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Explore early literacy concepts with your three-year-old while we introduce a wide variety of books, songs and finger-plays. We’ll start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3 to 5
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Explore early literacy concepts with your three-year-old while we introduce a wide variety of books, songs and finger-plays. We’ll start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3-5 years with caregiver.
No registration required
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Bring your preschooler to talk, sing, read, write, and play on his/her own. This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds.
Registration required. Program is full.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Bring your preschooler to talk, sing, read, write, and play on his/her own. This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Bring your preschooler to talk, sing, read, write, and play on his/her own. This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Join us for thrilling adventures that can explore culture, STEAM concepts, books, activities, and crafts. Grades K-2.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join the after-school Regional Study Club and get help for upcoming tests and completing homework. Study sessions will be led by a professional tutor with expertise in the core subjects of Math, Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Science.
Registration required, slots available.
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Backyard Gardeners will present a topic about gardening.
No registration required
Wednesday
May 16th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come knit with us! It doesn't matter whether you are just beginning or have years of experience. No registration required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Are your friends afraid to bring up current events with you in the room? Do strangers walk away while you're explaining your take on this crazy world? It's time to be heard! Participants are encouraged to bring a cup of coffee and engage in conversation with other interested people.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Expose your baby to emerging literacy skills in this class focused on singing, reading and finger plays with nursery rhymes. Your baby will have the chance to build his or her social skills with a play time including manipulatives just for baby. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Introduce early concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2. This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are reg
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Bring your preschooler to talk, sing, read, write, and play on his/her own. This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Our trained library staff provide personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our trained library staff provide personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Love to read? Then you'll enjoy talking about books with the Novel Ladies on the third Wednesday of each month. No registration required.
No registration required
Thursday
May 17th
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Sa
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required, slots available.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us for thrilling adventures that include STEAM concepts, books, activities, and crafts. Grades K-2
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children are invited to read to the best listeners in the world, bunnies! Grades K-2
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join the coding movement. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these weekly classes for grades 6-12.
Registration required, slots available.
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Yadas read both fiction and nonfiction. Join in for a lively discussion of the monthly selection.
No registration required
Friday
May 18th
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Mo
Tu
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10:15 am - 11:15 am
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Beginners Workshop | Join the coding movement. This class is recommended to take before signing up for the advanced level class. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these mini workshops for Grades 5-12.
Registration required, slots available.
Saturday
May 19th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Learn to knit or crochet and donate items to a local charity. All finished projects will be donated to infants in need. Yarn is provided. Bring a size G crochet hook or size 6 pair knitting needles.
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
To celebrate Older Americans Month, Russell Memorial Library is inviting kids to bring their grandparents in for an interview! Grandchildren can ask their grandparents what it was like to be a kid in the old days & how things have changed in their lifetime. Families will get a CD recording to keep.
Registration required, slots available.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
To celebrate Older Americans Month, Russell Memorial Library is inviting kids to bring their grandparents in for an interview! Grandchildren can ask their grandparents what it was like to be a kid in the old days & how things have changed in their lifetime. Families will get a CD recording to keep.
Registration required, slots available.
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
To celebrate Older Americans Month, Russell Memorial Library is inviting kids to bring their grandparents in for an interview! Grandchildren can ask their grandparents what it was like to be a kid in the old days & how things have changed in their lifetime. Families will get a CD recording to keep.
Registration required, slots available.
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
To celebrate Older Americans Month, Russell Memorial Library is inviting kids to bring their grandparents in for an interview! Grandchildren can ask their grandparents what it was like to be a kid in the old days & how things have changed in their lifetime. Families will get a CD recording to keep.
Registration required, slots available.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
To celebrate Older Americans Month, Russell Memorial Library is inviting kids to bring their grandparents in for an interview! Grandchildren can ask their grandparents what it was like to be a kid in the old days & how things have changed in their lifetime. Families will get a CD recording to keep.
Registration required, slots available.
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
To celebrate Older Americans Month, Russell Memorial Library is inviting kids to bring their grandparents in for an interview! Grandchildren can ask their grandparents what it was like to be a kid in the old days & how things have changed in their lifetime. Families will get a CD recording to keep.
Registration required, slots available.
Sunday
May 20th
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There are no events today.
Monday
May 21st
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Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
No registration required
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
CPL Teams CUG
No registration required
12:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Exercise Science students from ODU will be taking blood pressure, body mass index and body fat screenings.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Understand the basic concepts of social media. Topics: Facebook and other popular platforms. Completion of Internet Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bring us your Microsoft Office-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Bring us your Microsoft Office-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Calling all future engineers and architects! Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the library’s Lego© collection. Grades K-2.
Registration required, slots available.
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
No registration required
Tuesday
May 22nd
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Mo
Tu
We
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Sa
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join the after-school Regional Study Club and get help for upcoming tests and completing homework. Study sessions will be led by a professional tutor with expertise in the core subjects of Math, Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Science.
Registration required, slots available.
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Join your library's Teen Advisory Group and earn volunteer hours. Get involved by participating in teen activities and creating content for the library. Grades 6-12.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stop by the Information Desk to find out which title by a Black author has been chosen next. Reserve your copy and join us at each month's discussion.
No registration required
Wednesday
May 23rd
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Are your friends afraid to bring up current events with you in the room? Do strangers walk away while you're explaining your take on this crazy world? It's time to be heard! Participants are encouraged to bring a cup of coffee and engage in conversation with other interested people.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
Thursday
May 24th
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Mo
Tu
We
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Fr
Sa
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ready, Set, Explore... all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3-5.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ready, Set, Explore...all things STEAM! These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Grades k to 5.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join the coding movement. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these weekly classes for grades 6-12.
Registration required, slots available.
Friday
May 25th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A cinematic event that explores classic and important films. Sit down with us as we view selected films and discuss how each movie impacted film-making and culture. Doors open at 7:30pm
No registration required
Saturday
May 26th
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Mo
Tu
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Fr
Sa
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Advanced Workshop | Join the coding movement. It is recommended to take the beginners workshop prior to signing up for the advanced level class. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these mini workshops for Grades 5-12.
Registration required, slots available.
Sunday
May 27th
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Mo
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Sa
There are no events today.
Monday
May 28th
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All Day
Holidays Library Closed
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
No registration required
Tuesday
May 29th
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Mo
Tu
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Fr
Sa
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Staff meeting
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join the after-school Regional Study Club and get help for upcoming tests and completing homework. Study sessions will be led by a professional tutor with expertise in the core subjects of Math, Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Science.
Registration required, slots available.
Wednesday
May 30th
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Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Are your friends afraid to bring up current events with you in the room? Do strangers walk away while you're explaining your take on this crazy world? It's time to be heard! Participants are encouraged to bring a cup of coffee and engage in conversation with other interested people.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Our trained library staff provide personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our trained library staff provide personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
No registration required
Thursday
May 31st
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Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join the coding movement. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these weekly classes for grades 6-12.
Registration required, slots available.