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February 1st
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You’ve got the message; we’ve got the cards. Drop by to craft a one-of-a-kind handmade note for that special someone in your life. Not feeling romantic? Write one to your friend, to your kids, to your mom, or to yourself! Feb1-14
No registration required
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration! 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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
Saturday
February 2nd
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All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
Sunday
February 3rd
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All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
Monday
February 4th
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All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
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 - 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
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your toddler’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Age 2 years with caregiver
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 & registration required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
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 - 11:30 am
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
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. Registration required, please register each child separately.
Registration required. Program is full.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Begin your preschooler's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Age 3 years with caregiver
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. Registration required, please register each child separately.
Registration required. Program is full.
11:30 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
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun. Grades 3-5.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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 - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
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.
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Does your child need a little extra help with an assignment or concept in school? We're here to assist. We encourage you to register your child for one of the 30 minute slots to meet with our certified staff member for tutoring. (Grades K-5)
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don't get bored- get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends- build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts
No registration required
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Does your child need a little extra help with an assignment or concept in school? We're here to assist. We encourage you to register your child for one of the 30 minute slots to meet with our certified staff member for tutoring. (Grades K-5)
Registration required, slots available.
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Does your child need a little extra help with an assignment or concept in school? We're here to assist. We encourage you to register your child for one of the 30 minute slots to meet with our certified staff member for tutoring. (Grades K-5)
Registration required, slots available.
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Learning to read can be tricky. Show those sight words who’s boss by learning and reinforcing common sight words for beginner readers through fun games and activities. Grades K-2
Registration required. Program is full.
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Does your child need a little extra help with an assignment or concept in school? We're here to assist. We encourage you to register your child for one of the 30 minute slots to meet with our certified staff member for tutoring. (Grades K-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
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connect with other sewists who are as passionate about garment sewing and design as you are. Share what you’re making, learn new techniques, get advice, and, of course, sew. Bring your own project or participate in the guided activity.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Are you looking for a way to get involved in your community and build leadership skills? Join TAG! Ask a staff member for an application today and start earning community service hours.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Create art together at the Library! Work on engaging, hands-on art projects individually or team up as a family.
Registration required, slots available.
Tuesday
February 5th
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All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
interviews
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learn how to use the computer keyboard to type and edit information. Topics: keyboard layout, key functions, modifier keys. No previous computer experience expected.
Registration required, slots available.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build literacy skills with your child by talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. These age-specific classes focus on repetition using Every Child Ready to Read. Registration is NOT required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your toddler’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 12 months- 23 months with caregiver
Registration required. Program is full.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver
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 & registration required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration! Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. Registration is NOT required.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Each session will focus on school readiness skills to help prepare your preschooler for the transition into a kindergarten classroom. Ages 4 to 5 years without a caregiver
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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. Program is full.
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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mike Andruczyk, Chesapeake Horticulture Agent, invites you to bring your plant and gardening questions to a free plant clinic. Registration not required
No registration required
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.
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM, books, activities and crafts. (Grades K-2 without caregiver)
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Feel the power of zen... Discover the art of mindfulness in this relaxing class featuring basic yoga positions and a story! Don’t forget your yoga mat or blanket. Grades K-5
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Discover the power of coding and get plugged in to computer science by enrolling in the Library's mini workshops. Tinker and play with technology during fun, interactive lessons. Grades 3-5
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don't get bored- get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends- build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
interviews
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 Black History Month and Genealogy.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Raise your confidence level when it comes to networking with potential employers! This workshop introduces important tactics to develop and utilize when approaching multiple employers during hiring events.
Registration required, slots available.
Wednesday
February 6th
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All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Interested in current events? Opinionated? Then let's be heard! Bring a cup of coffee and share your take on the world's news with other interested people. No registration required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Giggle and wiggle along as we read, sing and play with nursery rhymes. Give your child a chance to build social and literacy skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build literacy skills with your child by talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. These age-specific classes run focus on repetition using Every Child Ready to Read.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build literacy skills with your child by talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. These age-specific classes focus on repetition using Every Child Ready to Read curriculum. No registration required.
No registration required
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Each session will focus on school readiness skills to help prepare your preschooler for the transition into a kindergarten classroom. 4 to 5 years without a caregiver. Registration is required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver
No registration required
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM! These hands-on classes include activities focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Begin your little one's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing, and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don't get bored- get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends- build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts
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
February 7th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
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Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. Registration is NOT required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
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 to 11 months with caregiver
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
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 12 months to 23 months with caregiver
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Feel the power of zen... Discover the art of mindfulness in this relaxing class featuring basic yoga positions and a story! Don’t forget your yoga mat or blanket. Ages 3 to 5 with a caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to create a spreadsheet from scratch. Topics: inputting and editing data, formatting, building formulas. Completion of Word Basics 2013 or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Let your creativity take shape! Join the Library’s block party and create new inventions using materials from our collection including Legos®, K’nex, IO Blox and Straw Builders. Grades K-5.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Discover the power of coding and get plugged in to computer science by enrolling in the Library's mini workshops. Tinker and play with technology during fun, interactive lessons. Grades 6-12
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
CPR/AED training by the Chesapeake Fire Department.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
Friday
February 8th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
1-on-1 meeting
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration! 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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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, slots available.
Saturday
February 9th
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Tu
We
Th
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Sa
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Interested in romance fiction? Come meet CRW, a local chapter of Romance Writers of America. Meetings start at 10:30am and workshops begin at 12:30pm.
No registration required
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Through the 10 monthly classes and one-on-one coaching, you can break free from living paycheck to paycheck, avoid late payment and penalty fees and keep more money for yourself! Class runs September 2018 - June 2019
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Read to a certified therapy dog. Improve your reading skills and make new canine friends! Grades K-5.
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A learning expedition is about to begin! Explore different cultures, dabble in science and technology and seek new adventures. Featuring: books, activities and crafts. Grades K-5.
No registration required
Sunday
February 10th
Su
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Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
Monday
February 11th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
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 - 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
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your toddler’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Age 2 years with caregiver
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 & registration required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
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 - 11:30 am
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
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. Registration required, please register each child separately.
Registration required. Program is full.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Begin your preschooler's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Age 3 years with caregiver
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. Registration required, please register each child separately.
Registration required. Program is full.
11:30 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
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Make the library part of your homeschool curriculum. Join us for programming and a place to hang out while you explore. Weekly instruction starts at 1 pm. Content may not be for all ages.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don't get bored- get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends- build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Love Rocks! Spread kindness in the community. Paint rocks with messages of love. Supplies are provided. Please wear paint appropriate clothing. Grades K-5.
Registration required, slots available.
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun. Grades 3-5.
Registration required, slots available.
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Learning to read can be tricky. Show those sight words who’s boss by learning and reinforcing common sight words for beginner readers through fun games and activities. Grades K-2
Registration required. Program is full.
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 - 8:00 pm
Network with other mystery writers to enhance the craft. Writers of all genres are welcome to attend.
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
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Create art together at the Library! Work on engaging, hands-on art projects individually or team up as a family.
Registration required, slots available.
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Increase your chance at success as you learn how to navigate, practice, & prepare for your next job interview. We will take a close look at the most common and tricky questions and how to develop your responses.
Registration required, slots available.
Tuesday
February 12th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build literacy skills with your child by talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. These age-specific classes focus on repetition using Every Child Ready to Read. Registration is NOT required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your toddler’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 12 months- 23 months with caregiver
Registration required. Program is full.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver
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 & registration required.
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 Black History Month and Genealogy.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration! Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. Registration is NOT required.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Each session will focus on school readiness skills to help prepare your preschooler for the transition into a kindergarten classroom. Ages 4 to 5 years without a caregiver
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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. Program is full.
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.
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM, books, activities and crafts. (Grades K-2 without caregiver)
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Feel the power of zen... Discover the art of mindfulness in this relaxing class featuring basic yoga positions and a story! Don’t forget your yoga mat or blanket. Grades K-5
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Discover the power of coding and get plugged in to computer science by enrolling in the Library's mini workshops. Tinker and play with technology during fun, interactive lessons. Grades 3-5
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don't get bored- get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends- build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Youth Career Center of Hampton Roads providing assistance with preparing for the NextGen Opportunity Fair, which is March 7th, 2019 from 6pm-8pm at the Chesapeake Conference Center. Receive help with making a resume, targeting your resume, interview skills to help prepare. Ages 16-24
No registration required
Wednesday
February 13th
Su
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Tu
We
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Sa
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Interested in current events? Opinionated? Then let's be heard! Bring a cup of coffee and share your take on the world's news with other interested people. No registration required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Giggle and wiggle along as we read, sing and play with nursery rhymes. Give your child a chance to build social and literacy skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build literacy skills with your child by talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. These age-specific classes run focus on repetition using Every Child Ready to Read.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build literacy skills with your child by talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. These age-specific classes focus on repetition using Every Child Ready to Read curriculum. No registration required.
No registration required
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Each session will focus on school readiness skills to help prepare your preschooler for the transition into a kindergarten classroom. 4 to 5 years without a caregiver. Registration is required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Discover modern strategies for developing a professional resume. Review mock resumes and openly discuss what makes a resume stand out in a positive way.
Registration required, slots available.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
1:00 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.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jump in to coding technology with state-of-the-art robots, interactive iPads, effortless apps and gaming software to become a preschool computer whiz and engineer of the future! Ages 3 to 5 with a caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Begin your little one's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing, and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Let your creativity take shape! Join the Library’s block party and create new inventions using materials from our collection including Legos®, K’nex, IO Blox and Straw Builders. Grades K-5. No registration required.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don't get bored- get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends- build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts
No registration required
Thursday
February 14th
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We
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Sa
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. Registration is NOT required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
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 to 11 months with caregiver
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
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 12 months to 23 months with caregiver
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Are you raising your grandchildren? Connect with a support group while learning about resources and opportunities for your family's well-being. Sponsor: Chesapeake 55+
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sweet or silly, pink and frilly, celebrate Valentine’s Day with stories, crafts and activities. Ages 2 – 6 with caregiver.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Discover the power of coding and get plugged in to computer science by enrolling in the Library's mini workshops. Tinker and play with technology during fun, interactive lessons. Grades 6-12
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Valentine’s Day activities, crafts and games. Grades K-5
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Love Rocks! Spread kindness in the community. Paint rocks with inspirational pictures or messages of love. Supplies are provided. Please wear paint appropriate clothing. Grades K-5.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Love Rocks! Spread kindness in the community. Paint rocks with messages of love. Supplies are provided. Please wear paint appropriate clothing. Grades K-5.
Registration required, slots available.
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Youth Career Center of Hampton Roads providing assistance with preparing for the NextGen Opportunity Fair, which is March 7th, 2019 from 6pm-8pm at the Chesapeake Conference Center. Receive help with making a resume, targeting your resume, interview skills to help prepare. Ages 16-24
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Invest in yourself with our free 10 monthly classes and one-on-one financial coaching. You can break free from living paycheck to paycheck, avoid payment and penalty fees, and keep more money for yourself! Register by clicking the link under Presenter Information.
No registration required
Friday
February 15th
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All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration! 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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
Saturday
February 16th
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Sa
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Looking for hidden treasure? Discover bargains galore! The Friends provide great deals on gently used books, music, magazines and movies. Each purchase supports library classes and events. First hour is members only. The sale opens to everyone at 10:30 am.
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
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
Sunday
February 17th
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All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
Monday
February 18th
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Sa
All Day
Holiday
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
Tuesday
February 19th
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Sa
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build literacy skills with your child by talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. These age-specific classes focus on repetition using Every Child Ready to Read. Registration is NOT required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Learn how to use the computer keyboard to type and edit information. Topics: keyboard layout, key functions, modifier keys. No previous computer experience expected.
Registration required, slots available.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your toddler’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 12 months- 23 months with caregiver
Registration required. Program is full.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver
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 & registration required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration! Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. Registration is NOT required.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Each session will focus on school readiness skills to help prepare your preschooler for the transition into a kindergarten classroom. Ages 4 to 5 years without a caregiver
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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. Program is full.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to read and send email using web-based program. Topics: composing new messages, attachments, inbox organization,. Completion of Internet Basics or equivalent skills expected.
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.
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1-on-1 meeting
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM, books, activities and crafts. (Grades K-2 without caregiver)
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Discover the power of coding and get plugged in to computer science by enrolling in the Library's mini workshops. Tinker and play with technology during fun, interactive lessons. Grades 3-5
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don't get bored- get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends- build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Gardening topics presented by the Backyard Gardeners
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Record Your Life Story Session
No registration required
Wednesday
February 20th
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All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Interested in current events? Opinionated? Then let's be heard! Bring a cup of coffee and share your take on the world's news with other interested people. No registration required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Head Start Registration.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Giggle and wiggle along as we read, sing and play with nursery rhymes. Give your child a chance to build social and literacy skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build literacy skills with your child by talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. These age-specific classes run focus on repetition using Every Child Ready to Read.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build literacy skills with your child by talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. These age-specific classes focus on repetition using Every Child Ready to Read curriculum. No registration required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Learn how to save, find and organize files. Topics: file types, saving files, organizing folders, Windows Explorer. Completion of Computer & Keyboard Basics or equivalent skills expected.
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 & registration required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Each session will focus on school readiness skills to help prepare your preschooler for the transition into a kindergarten classroom. 4 to 5 years without a caregiver. Registration is required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Vamos en una aventura bilingüe, combinando libros y canciones en inglés y español. Let’s go on a bilingual language adventure combining books and songs in English and Spanish. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver
No registration required
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Begin your little one's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing, and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun.
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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don't get bored- get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends- build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts
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.
6:00 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
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
February 21st
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All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. Registration is NOT required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
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 to 11 months with caregiver
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
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 12 months to 23 months with caregiver
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Dept of Human Services
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A learning expedition is about to begin! Explore different cultures, dabble in science and technology and seek new adventures. Featuring: books, activities and crafts Grades K-2
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Grab some glitter, squirt some glue; what you make is up to you! Creativity sparks curiosity. Join us for an afternoon of crafts and conversation. Featuring: pure imagination and other craft supplies Creativity sparks curiosity. Grades 3-8.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Discover the power of coding and get plugged in to computer science by enrolling in the Library's mini workshops. Tinker and play with technology during fun, interactive lessons. Grades 6-12
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Select a book and read to the best listeners in the world, bunnies and guinea pigs. Practice reading in order to improve your reading skills and make bouncy friends!
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Career Coaches will help youth ages 16-24 prepare for the NextGen Opportunity Fair on March 7th from 6pm-8pm at the Chesapeake Conference Center as well as apply for the NextGen Regional Internship Program.
No registration required
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Youth Career Center of Hampton Roads providing assistance with preparing for the NextGen Opportunity Fair, which is March 7th, 2019 from 6pm-8pm at the Chesapeake Conference Center. Receive help with making a resume, targeting your resume, interview skills to help prepare. Ages 16-24
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Yadas read both fiction and nonfiction. Join in for a lively discussion of the monthly selection.
Selected this month is Citizen: An American Lyric as we take part in the NEA Big Read: Hampton Roads.
No registration required
Friday
February 22nd
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All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration! 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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
Saturday
February 23rd
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All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
Sunday
February 24th
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All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
Monday
February 25th
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All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
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 - 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 - 2:00 pm
Head Start Registration.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your toddler’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Age 2 years with caregiver
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 & registration required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
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 - 11:30 am
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
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. Registration required, please register each child separately.
Registration required. Program is full.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Begin your preschooler's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Age 3 years with caregiver
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. Registration required, please register each child separately.
Registration required. Program is full.
11:30 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
11:30 am - 12:00 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 technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required, slots available.
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Make the library part of your homeschool curriculum. Join us for programming and a place to hang out while you explore. Weekly instruction starts at 1 pm. Content may not be for all ages. Come out Monday April 15 to investigate the universe with BackBay Astronomers.
Amazing Aquifers Presented by Hampton Roads Sanitation Department What’s an aquifer?  What happens when we remove water from an aquifer?  What does our aquifer look like?  Students will answer these questions and more while building their own aquifer models
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Let your creativity take shape! Join the Library's block party and create new inventions using materials from our collection. Classes may include Legos®, K'nex, IO Blox, Straw Builders or other building materials. Visit infopeake.org for class details.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don't get bored- get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends- build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts
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.
Registration required, slots available.
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Youth Career Center of Hampton Roads providing assistance with preparing for the NextGen Opportunity Fair, which is March 7th, 2019 from 6pm-8pm at the Chesapeake Conference Center. Receive help with making a resume, targeting your resume, interview skills to help prepare. Ages 16-24
No registration required
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Learning to read can be tricky. Show those sight words who’s boss by learning and reinforcing common sight words for beginner readers through fun games and activities. Grades K-2
Registration required. Program is full.
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Are you looking for a way to get involved with your community and build leadership skills? Join TAG! Ask a staff member for an application today and start earning community service hours. Grades 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
Create art together at the library! Work on engaging, hands-on art projects individually or team up as a family.
Registration required, slots available.
Tuesday
February 26th
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All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build literacy skills with your child by talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. These age-specific classes focus on repetition using Every Child Ready to Read. Registration is NOT required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your toddler’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 12 months- 23 months with caregiver
Registration required. Program is full.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver
No registration required
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration! Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. Registration is NOT required.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Each session will focus on school readiness skills to help prepare your preschooler for the transition into a kindergarten classroom. Ages 4 to 5 years without a caregiver
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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. Program is full.
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.
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM, books, activities and crafts. (Grades K-2 without caregiver)
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Discover the power of coding and get plugged in to computer science by enrolling in the Library's mini workshops. Tinker and play with technology during fun, interactive lessons. Grades 3-5
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don't get bored- get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends- build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Looking for a way to get involved in your community and build leadership skills? Join TAG! Ask a staff member for an application and start earning community service hours at the Library. Grades 6-12.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stop by the Information Desk to discover the chosen title by a Black author. Reserve your copy and join us for discussion.
No registration required
Wednesday
February 27th
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All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Interested in current events? Opinionated? Then let's be heard! Bring a cup of coffee and share your take on the world's news with other interested people. No registration required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Head Start Registration.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Giggle and wiggle along as we read, sing and play with nursery rhymes. Give your child a chance to build social and literacy skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build literacy skills with your child by talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. These age-specific classes run focus on repetition using Every Child Ready to Read.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build literacy skills with your child by talking, singing, reading, writing and playing. These age-specific classes focus on repetition using Every Child Ready to Read curriculum. No registration required.
No registration required
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Each session will focus on school readiness skills to help prepare your preschooler for the transition into a kindergarten classroom. 4 to 5 years without a caregiver. Registration is required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver
No registration required
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing, and play together. Ages 3-5 with caregiver
No registration required
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with a network of local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information
Registration required, slots available.
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 - 4:00 pm
1 on 1 meeting
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 - 5:30 pm
Career Coaches will help youth ages 16-24 prepare for the NextGen Opportunity Fair on March 7th from 6pm-8pm at the Chesapeake Conference Center as well as apply for the NextGen Regional Internship Program.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Raise your confidence level when it comes to networking with potential employers! This workshop introduces important tactics to develop and utilize when approaching multiple employers during hiring events.
No registration required
Thursday
February 28th
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All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
All Day
February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans. Check out our interactive displays at each Chesapeake Public Library location.
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
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 to 11 months with caregiver
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
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 12 months to 23 months with caregiver
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM! These hands-on classes include activities focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
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
Discover the power of coding and get plugged in to computer science by enrolling in the Library's mini workshops. Tinker and play with technology during fun, interactive lessons. Grades 6-12
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required