Event Calendar

Tuesday
August 1st
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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. Grades K-2
Registration required, slots available.
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 years with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Pet and learn about miniature farm animals! This is a ticketed event. Tickets are free and will be distributed on a first come first served basis starting 30 minutes before the event.
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Get into the rhythm of drum beats and multicultural storytelling. Tickets required and will be given out 30 minutes prior to the program.
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Creativity sparks curiosity. Join us for thrilling adventures that can explore culture, STEAM concepts, books, activities and crafts. Grades K-2.
Registration required, slots available.
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Let's dance! Come shake, shimmy and dance up a storm at our dance party featuring favorite songs from our children's music collection. Ages 3-5
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ready, Set, Explore...all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Grades 3-5
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lights, Camera, Action! Read all about it! Join the Russell Reader's Theater and learn to read with purpose. There will be a performance from 11:00 am - noon on Tuesday August 15th.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come join fellow family historians in sharing and learning different techniques and resources for researching. Spotlight topic is National Archives.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Got a question? Call ahead to discover what our technology experts can do for you. Topics: eBooks and Digital Library materials, Internet and email, Microsoft Office.
Registration required, slots available.
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Got a question? Call ahead to discover what our technology experts can do for you. Topics: eBooks and Digital Library materials, Internet and email, Microsoft Office.
Registration required, slots available.
Wednesday
August 2nd
Su
Mo
Tu
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Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Engage in conversation with other interested people about the Hot Topics of the day!
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
WHRO presents a story time for children up to age 6 with a caretaker.
No registration required
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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Summer's almost over....don't get mad, get Mad Science!
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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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 - 7:00 pm
Food Truck Hump Days on the Great Bridge Waterways
No registration required
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Indian River Library invites you to the Political Pundits Book Club, where we read and discuss a variety of books across the political spectrum. Diverse opinions are welcome.
Registration required, slots available.
Thursday
August 3rd
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us for a dance program involving music and movement. For children ages 2-6 years.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Calling all future engineers and architects! Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the library’s Lego© collection. Grades 3-5.
Registration required, slots available.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
We're bringing the "Zoo to You"! Discover live animals at your Library! Tickets required and will be given out in the Youth and Family Services room 30 minutes prior to the program.
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Calling all future engineers and architects! Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the library’s Lego collection. Grades K-5.
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Calling all future engineers and architects of tomorrow! Explore STEM concepts while constructing amazing designs and exciting projects. K - 5th grade.
Registration required, slots available.
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.
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Join us for lively discussions of books written by and about African Americans. No registration required.
This month's selection will be Listen to the Lambs by Daniel Black.
No registration required
Friday
August 4th
Su
Mo
Tu
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Fr
Sa
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Get into the rhythm of drum beats and multicultural storytelling.
No registration required
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
August 5th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
900 City Park Drive Chesapeake, VA
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meet other fans of anime and manga, share artwork, ideas, and recommendations for the library's manga collections! Meetings are open to newcomers and dedicated fans alike.
Registration required, slots available.
Sunday
August 6th
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Sa
There are no events today.
Monday
August 7th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for an appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
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.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Creativity sparks curiosity. Join us for thrilling adventures that can explore culture, STEAM concepts, books, activities, and crafts. Grades 3-5.
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Snakes, lizards and insects, "Oh my!" Slither over and get wrapped up in reptiles.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:30 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.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Need help accessing our ebooks or other downloadable material? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Need help accessing our ebooks or other downloadable material? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Registration required, slots available.
Tuesday
August 8th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Come join fellow family historians at two libraries in sharing and learning different techniques and resources for researching. Spotlight topic is National Archives.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Clown around with more magic at the Library! This is a ticketed event. Tickets are free and will be distributed on a first come first served basis starting 30 minutes before the event.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Our staff provides 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.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Celebrate the end of summer with oversized games, STEAM activities, crafts and fun.
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Journey to the Pacific Islands as we read stories, do crafts and dance in the sunny summer breeze. Island costumes encouraged. All ages welcome.
Registration required, slots available.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Creativity sparks curiosity. Join us for thrilling adventures that can explore culture, STEAM concepts, books, activities and crafts. Grades K-2.
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff provides 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.
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Staff take down Polynesian Dreams
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lights, Camera, Action! Read all about it! Join the Russell Reader's Theater and learn to read with purpose. There will be a performance from 11:00 am - noon on Tuesday August 15th.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Meet other fans of anime and manga, share artwork, ideas and recommendations for the library's manga collection! Meetings are open to newcomers and dedicated fans alike.
Registration required, slots available.
Wednesday
August 9th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
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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
Engage in conversation with other interested people about the Hot Topics of the day!
No registration required
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Interested in learning Word, Excel, or PowerPoint? Bring us a question or let us show you the basics. We can provide better assistance if you leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Interested in learning Word, Excel, or PowerPoint? Bring us a question or let us show you the basics. We can provide better assistance if you leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
LOL during Bobby the Clown's comedy magic show!
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-5
No registration required
Thursday
August 10th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
2:00 pm - 3:00 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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Every animal has a story. Come learn about critter and their homes. Tickets required and will be given out in the Youth and Family Services room 30 minutes prior to the program.
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Calling all future engineers and architects! 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
Wear your paint clothes and join us as we talk about things that make us uniquely us and express it through art. Grades 3-5
Registration required, slots available.
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Vote on our Facebook page for which movie you would like to see. Choices given will be a selection of popular films for each year in the 80s.
No registration required
Friday
August 11th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
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Fr
Sa
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clown around with Bobby the Clown’s puppet show!
No registration required
Saturday
August 12th
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Mo
Tu
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Fr
Sa
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Learn how to use the computer for the first time. Topics: computer terminology, operation, mouse practice. No previous computer experience expected.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Read to a certified therapy dog. Improve your reading and make new canine friends! Grades K-2.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
Sunday
August 13th
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Mo
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Sa
There are no events today.
Monday
August 14th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for an appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Registration required, slots available.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event cancelled. Explore building, engineering or art with the MakerVan.
No registration required
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
New to Computers? We can help you get started. Students will learn the basics of computer hardware and software, with hands-on mouse instruction. Prerequisite: New computer user or minimal skills.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Network with other mystery writers to enhance the craft. Writers of all genres are welcome to attend. Registration is not required.
No registration required
Tuesday
August 15th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
10:15 am - 12:15 pm
New to computers? Students will be presented with and overview of computer hardware and software along with hands-on mouse instruction. No previous computer experience expected.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lights, Camera, Action! Read all about it! Join the Russell Reader's Theater and learn to read with purpose. There will be a performance from 11:00 am - noon on Tuesday August 15th.
Registration required, slots available.
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Share your favorite books through conversation with other interested readers and expand your circle of friends. Please call or visit the library for the title each month. No registration required.
No registration required
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 are expected.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Got a question? Call ahead to discover what our technology experts can do for you. Topics: eBooks and Digital Library materials, Internet and email, Microsoft Office.
Registration required, slots available.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Got a question? Call ahead to discover what our technology experts can do for you. Topics: eBooks and Digital Library materials, Internet and email, Microsoft Office.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join the Backyard Gardeners for their monthly series on different horticulture topics.
No registration required
Wednesday
August 16th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Engage in conversation with other interested people about the Hot Topics of the day!
No registration required
10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Students will learn about the various keys on the computer keyboard along with hands-on practice in typing and editing information. No previous computer experience expected.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring your plant and gardening questions to one of Chesapeake's own Master Gardeners. No registration required.
No registration required
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. 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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Set up for Novel Ladies Book Club
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
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Children are invited to read to the best listeners in the world - bunnies! Grades K-2.
Registration required, slots available.
Thursday
August 17th
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Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring your plant and gardening questions to one of Chesapeake's own Master Gardeners. No registration required.
No registration required
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Learn the basics of streaming and borrowing items through the Hoopla Digital Library.
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.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Creativity Sparks Curiosity! Join us for thrilling adventures that explore culture, STEAM concepts, books, activities and crafts. Grades K-2.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 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
August 18th
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Mo
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Sa
There are no events today.
Saturday
August 19th
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Mo
Tu
We
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Fr
Sa
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Join the Friends of the Library to have first dibs at their monthly book sale. First hour is members only. The sale opens to everyone at 10:30 am.
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Learn to knit or crochet and donate items made 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
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Calling all future engineers and architects! Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the library’s Lego© collection. Grades k-5
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congratulations on participating in the Chesapeake Summer Challenge. Bring your final report ticket to get a tasty cupcake and take part in our fun festivities.
No registration required
Sunday
August 20th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
There are no events today.
Monday
August 21st
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Mo
Tu
We
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Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bring your friends and battle it out video game style! The gamer bus features a variety of systems and games networked together for the ultimate interactive gaming experience. Grades 6-12. While you wait... explore building, engineering or art with the MakerVan.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gain an understanding of the basic concepts of social media with this introductory tour of the most popular platforms. Completion of Internet Basics or equivalent skills are expected.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us for the solar event of a lifetime! Watch as the moon covers most of the sun's surface in this partial solar eclipse. We'll have lots of solar information and activities.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Need help accessing our ebooks or other downloadable material? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
A representative from a local car dealership will come offer information and tips to consider when buying a used car.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Need help accessing our ebooks or other downloadable material? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Registration required, slots available.
Tuesday
August 22nd
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Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff provides 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.
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.
Wednesday
August 23rd
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Library Project
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Engage in conversation with other interested people about the Hot Topics of the day!
No registration required
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Interested in learning Word, Excel, or PowerPoint? Bring us a question or let us show you the basics. We can provide better assistance if you leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring your friends and battle it out video game style! The gamer bus features a variety of systems and games networked together for the ultimate interactive gaming experience. Grades 6-12.
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Interested in learning Word, Excel, or PowerPoint? Bring us a question or let us show you the basics. We can provide better assistance if you leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
Thursday
August 24th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Library Project
No registration required
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 to 5. Registration begins 8/10/2017.
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 3 to 5. Registration begins 8/10/2017.
Registration required, slots available.
Friday
August 25th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Library Project
No registration required
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Looking for one last thing to do this summer? Join us for a Live DJ, games, free food, and Dave & Busters. Summer Reading Prizes will be raffled through the night *you do not have to present to win* Limited spaces, pre-registration is highly recommended.
Registration required, slots available.
Saturday
August 26th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Library Project
No registration required
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Celebrate cult movie night after-hours at the library as Team Fantasmo strives to bring the best and rarely seen genre films to our big screen. Movies start at 8:00pm and the selected titles are available on our website closer to the event date. Registration is not required.
No registration required
Sunday
August 27th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Library Project
No registration required
Monday
August 28th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Explore building, engineering or art with the MakerVan.
No registration required
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 2.
Registration required, slots available.
Tuesday
August 29th
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Mo
Tu
We
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Fr
Sa
There are no events today.
Wednesday
August 30th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Library Project
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Engage in conversation with other interested people about the Hot Topics of the day!
No registration required
Thursday
August 31st
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Library Project
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Discover, explore, and discuss the hottest in urban fiction. We'll select one title a month and meet on the last Thursday of the month to share our thoughts.
No registration required