Event Calendar

Saturday
June 1st
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Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Model trains presented by the Tidewater O Gauge Association and the Tidewater Railroaders Club
No registration required
Sunday
June 2nd
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Model trains presented by the Tidewater O Gauge Association and the Tidewater Model Railroaders Club
No registration required
Monday
June 3rd
Su
Mo
Tu
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Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Bring us your online 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.
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring us your online 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.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Bring us your online 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.
No registration required
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online 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.
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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
City of Chesapeake Health Screenings will take place in the atrium. These wellness checks are a step toward better management of your health. Employees and library patrons are welcome to participate.
No registration required
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
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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
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
Tuesday
June 4th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 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.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learn how to add, edit, and save text to create a document. Topics: ribbon toolbar, formatting, copying and pasting, printing. Completion of Computer & Keyboard Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
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 résumé or cover letter and more.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to add, edit and save text to create a document. Topics: ribbon toolbar, formatting, copying and pasting, printing. Completion of Computer & Keyboard Basics or previous experience 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
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 Advanced Google Search Special Features.
Registration required, slots available.
Wednesday
June 5th
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Mo
Tu
We
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Fr
Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come knit with us! It doesn't matter whether you are just beginning or have years of experience. No registration required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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 needed
No registration required
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
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
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.
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required. Program is full.
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Young Investors of Virginia Club is the blue print to solving generational social injustices and economic challenges in our world. Please contact Ms. Keyzia Hendricks at younginvestorsofva@gmail.com to register. www.younginvestorsgroup.org
No registration required
Thursday
June 6th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
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
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
If you love someone with dementia, this support group might be for you. Join others who understand and share the challenges you and your loved ones face. This group is free, open to the public and led by an experienced facilitator.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Junior Block Party 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. Ages 6-11
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
CPR/AED training by the Chesapeake Fire Department.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Join us for lively discussions of books written by and about African Americans. No registration required.
No registration required
Friday
June 7th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
Saturday
June 8th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
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
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
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Enjoy a performance of the "Songs of Spring" by the Hickory Middle School Chamber Players. For all ages. No registration required.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Students will be introduced to the basic elements of a webpage in this class. Students will learn how to navigate through the World Wide Web as well as how to find, evaluate and print information found on the Internet. This class will also include a brief introduction to search engines and internet safety. Prerequisites: Computer Basics or knowledge of mouse and keyboard.
Registration required, slots available.
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.
Sunday
June 9th
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Sa
There are no events today.
Monday
June 10th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Bring us your online 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.
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring us your online 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.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Bring us your online 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.
No registration required
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online 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.
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.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to add, edit and save text to create a document. Topics: ribbon toolbar, formatting, copying and pasting, printing. Completion of Computer & Keyboard Basics or previous experience expected.
Registration required, slots available.
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
CANCELLED: instructor cannot attend. Explore the works of master photographers to learn some simple tips and tricks to make your images stand out using any camera.
No registration required
Tuesday
June 11th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 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.
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 Advanced Google Search Special Features.
Registration required, slots available.
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 résumé or cover letter and more.
No registration required
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 or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
A Father’s Day Celebration! Bring your dad and enjoy some 'dad and me' time. Listen to a story, indulge in a snack, and make a gift for dad. All ages welcome.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
Wednesday
June 12th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
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
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.
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.
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Learn popular interview questions and how to create strong answers to land you the job.
Registration required, slots available.
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Young Investors of Virginia Club is the blue print to solving generational social injustices and economic challenges in our world. Please contact Ms. Keyzia Hendricks at younginvestorsofva@gmail.com to register. www.younginvestorsgroup.org
No registration required
Thursday
June 13th
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Tu
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Sa
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
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Did you know you can learn a whole new language without using your voice? Let your hands do the talking as we learn American Sign Language FUNdamentals. Beginners or experts welcome! Ages 6-11
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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
June 14th
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Sa
There are no events today.
Saturday
June 15th
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Sa
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 - 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
June 16th
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Sa
There are no events today.
Monday
June 17th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Bring us your online 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.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 0-7. No registration required.
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring us your online 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.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Bring us your online 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.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Soar into the Library and challenge yourself to make epic paper plane designs. We’ll learn about flight as we build and test our creations. Challenge your friends in our indoor testing range. Ages 9-11
Registration required, slots available.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online 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.
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.
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.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Let your creativity take shape! Join the Library's block party and build new creations using materials from our LEGO collection and more. Participate in challenges and free play. Ages 6-12
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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Summer magic is happening at the Library! Don't miss a chance to see John Kingry, one of Virginia's most entertaining magicians perform! All Ages
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
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 join the local chapter of this international organization dedicated to promoting "the professional development and advancement of female crime writers."
No registration required
Tuesday
June 18th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 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.
10:15 am - 12:15 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.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Soar into the Library and challenge yourself to make epic paper plane designs. We’ll learn about flight as we build and test our creations. Challenge your friends in our indoor testing range. Ages 5-11.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The baby petting zoo is coming to you! Discover mini goats, sheep, pigs, ferrets, rats, chicks or turtles. All animals are tame and looking forward to meeting you. All Ages
No registration required
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 and a water bottle. Ages 3 to 5 with a caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us every Tuesday for arts, crafts and lots of fun. Every week will be a new project or activity for you to enjoy! All ages welcome.
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 résumé or cover letter and more.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to create and present a slideshow. Topics: inserting text and images, slide layout, animations, handouts. Completion of Word Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
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 or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join the coding movement. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these mini workshops for ages 8-11.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Soar into the Library and challenge yourself to make epic paper plane designs. We’ll learn about flight as we build and test our creations. Challenge your friends in our indoor testing range. Ages 6-12
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Catch ‘em all this summer! Celebrate the world of Pokémon with games and crafts, and check out our awesome collection of Pokémon books to help you meet your summer challenge goal.
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
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Do you love puzzles and riddles? Bring your thinking cap and imagination to Russell Memorial Library as we try to escape from the Library! Ages 9-11 Registration Required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Read any good books lately? Join us for this unconventional book club. No book assignments. Just stop by and share the titles you are currently reading with like-minded peers. Call us to find out our weekly genres during this year's Summer Reading Challenge.
This week's genre: Romance.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Gardening topics presented by the Backyard Gardeners
No registration required
Wednesday
June 19th
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Sa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come knit with us! It doesn't matter whether you are just beginning or have years of experience. No registration required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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 - 12:15 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.
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 0-7. No registration required.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 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. All ages with caregiver
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Soar into the Library and challenge yourself to make epic paper airplane designs. We’ll learn about flight as we build and test our creations. Challenge your friends in our indoor testing range. Ages 6-11
No registration required
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bonnie Scimone, Community Outreach Specialist, will demonstrate how to find information online with VirginiaNavigator.org. Topics: health & wellness, finances, technology, seniors
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Soar into the Library and challenge yourself to make epic paper plane designs. We’ll learn about flight as we build and test our creations. Challenge your friends in our indoor testing range. Ages 8-11. Registration Required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The baby petting zoo is coming to you! Discover mini goats, sheep, pigs, ferrets, rats, chicks or turtles. All animals are tame and looking forward to meeting you. All Ages
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.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Drop-in and apply your creativity and imagination to create a project! Activities explore science, technology, engineering, art and math!
No registration required
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book lovers, do you want to discover friends you haven't met yet? Gather with us on the third Wednesday of each month as we talk about books and the plots, characters and themes that make each novel a unique work of art!
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.
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Young Investors of Virginia Club is the blue print to solving generational social injustices and economic challenges in our world. Please contact Ms. Keyzia Hendricks at younginvestorsofva@gmail.com to register. www.younginvestorsgroup.org
No registration required
Thursday
June 20th
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Tu
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Sa
10:15 am - 10:45 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. All Ages. Registration Required.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Libraries rock and so do you! Show off your talents as you sing and dance to your favorite family friendly Karaoke hits. For children ages 6-12.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 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. Ages 9-11
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Soar into the Library and challenge yourself to make epic paper plane designs. We’ll learn about flight as we build and test our creations. Challenge your friends in our indoor testing range. Tweens
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Let your creativity take shape! Join the Library's block party and build new creations using materials from our LEGO collection and more. Participate in challenges and free play. Ages 6-11
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Kick off your summer with the Aloha spirit! Join us for a tropical treasure chest of stories, games, crafts and activities. Wear your costumes, tropical, or summer wear. All ages welcome to join the fun!
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
These games of skill will have you rushing to beat the clock! Can you stack 5 apples? Can you move candy using only a straw? How will you eat that cookie sitting on your forehead?
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 Ages 5-8
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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
6:00 pm - 7:45 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
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thought-provoking or totally engrossing- if it’s a good book, we’ll discuss it together! The Yadas read both fiction and nonfiction. Meet the Yadas on the third Thursday of each month for a lively discussion of the book of the month.
No registration required
Friday
June 21st
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Mo
Tu
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Fr
Sa
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Summer magic is happening at the library! Don't miss a chance to see John Kingry, one of Virginia's most entertaining magicians perform!
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jump in to coding technology with state-of-the-art robots, interactive iPads, effortless apps and gaming software to become a junior computer whiz and engineer of the future! Ages Kindergarten to 2nd grade.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Have a knitting or crocheting project to finish? Need some quiet time with your craft? Want to meet new people? Bring your own needles, yarn, and patterns and hang out with fellow crafters at Russell Memorial Library.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chesapeake, Chesapeake, what do you see? Want to see your artwork on display at City Hall? We have all the supplies you need to make a piece of our creation. Visit the Chrysler Museum on Chesapeake Day, July 13 to learn about Eric Carle and his artwork and create your own masterpiece.
No registration required
Saturday
June 22nd
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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Looking for hidden treasure? Discover bargains galore! The Friends of the Library provide great deals on gently used books, music, magazines and movies. Each purchase supports Library classes and events.
No registration required
Sunday
June 23rd
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There are no events today.
Monday
June 24th
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Bring us your online 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.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 6 months- 2 yrs.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:30 am
Giggle and wiggle along as we read, sing and play with nursery rhymes. Your child will learn to build social and literacy skills while you connect with other caregivers. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 0-7. No registration required.
This week's theme: Oceans
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring us your online 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.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Bring us your online 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.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Are there plants on Mars? Find out what it takes for plants to grow by participating in this library science experiment. We’ll explore different types of plants and biomes and create an observation activity for home. Ages 5-8
Registration required, slots available.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online 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.
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.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Let your creativity take shape! Join the Library's block party and build new creations using materials from our LEGO collection and more. Participate in challenges and free play. Ages 6-12
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Are there plants on Mars? Find out what it takes for plants to grow by participating in this library science experiment. We’ll explore different types of plants and biomes and create an observation activity for home. Ages 8-11.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chesapeake, Chesapeake, what do you see? Want to see your artwork on display at City Hall? We have all the supplies you need to make a piece of our creation. Visit the Chrysler Museum on Chesapeake Day, July 13 to learn about Eric Carle and his artwork and create your own masterpiece.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
These games of skill will have you rushing to beat the clock! Can you stack 5 apples? Can you move candy using only a straw? How will you eat that cookie sitting on your forehead?
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 6:30 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. Grades 6-12
No registration required
Tuesday
June 25th
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9:30 am - 10:00 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 18 months to 35 months with caregiver
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 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.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Are there plants on Mars? Find out what it takes for plants to grow by participating in this library science experiment. We’ll explore different types of plants and biomes and create an observation activity for home. Ages 5-11.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Summer magic is happening at the Library! Don't miss a chance to see John Kingry, one of Virginia's most entertaining magicians perform! All Ages
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.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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. All ages
No registration required
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us every Tuesday for arts, crafts and lots of fun. Every week will be a new project or activity for you to enjoy! All ages welcome.
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 résumé or cover letter and more.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Are there plants on Mars? Find out what it takes for plants to grow by participating in this library science experiment. We’ll explore different types of plants and biomes and create an observation activity for home. Ages 6-11
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The baby petting zoo is coming to you! Discover mini goats, sheep, pigs, ferrets, rats, chicks or turtles. All animals are tame and looking forward to meeting you. All Ages
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 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. Ages 5-8 years.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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
This program will leave you dancing! Challenge your friends to the ultimate dance off, or if you have two left feet, learn some simple code and teach a Sphero to boogie instead.
No registration required
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. Ages 6-11
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 - 7:00 pm
Read any good books lately? Join us for this unconventional book club. No book assignments. Just stop by and share the titles you are currently reading with like-minded peers. Call us to find out our weekly genres during this year's Summer Reading Challenge.
This week's genre: Cozy Mysteries.
No registration required
Wednesday
June 26th
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9:30 am - 10:00 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 months to 18 months with caregiver
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 - 10:30 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 24-35 months with caregiver
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 6 months- 2 yrs.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 0-7. No registration required.
This week's theme: Oceans
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 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. All ages with caregiver
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Are there plants on Mars? Find out what it takes for plants to grow by participating in this library science experiment. We’ll explore different types of plants and biomes and create an observation activity for home. Ages 6-11
No registration required
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 - 3:00 pm
Are there plants on Mars? Find out what it takes for plants to grow by participating in this library science experiment. We’ll explore different types of plants and biomes and create an observation activity for home. Ages 8-11. Registration Required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Have you ever wondered how police dogs are trained? The Chesapeake Police Department's K-9 Unit will answer questions about training and the techniques they use when handling their dogs. A K-9 demonstration will follow the presentation. Ages 8-11 years
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Chesapeake, Chesapeake, what do you see? Want to see your artwork on display at City Hall? We have all the supplies you need to make a piece of our creation. Visit the Chrysler Museum on Chesapeake Day, July 13 to learn about Eric Carle and his artwork and create your own masterpiece.
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.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Drop-in and apply your creativity and imagination to create a project! Activities explore science, technology, engineering, art and math!
No registration required
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Make your voice heard! The Chesapeake Voter Registrar’s Office will be on-hand to register you for the upcoming election, help you apply for an absentee ballot, and answer your voting questions.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Have some fun with wacky science experiments this summer! • Turn milk into plastic! • Blow up a balloon with vinegar and baking soda! • Make a glass of water freeze instantly! • Try our leak-proof bag experiment! Grades 6-12
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Learn popular interview questions and how to create strong answers to land you the job.
Registration required, slots available.
Thursday
June 27th
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10:15 am - 11:00 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 3-5 with caregiver
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 3-5 with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 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. All Ages. Registration Required.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Are there plants on Mars? Find out what it takes for plants to grow by participating in this library science experiment. We’ll explore different types of plants and biomes and create an observation activity for home. Ages Tweens & Teens
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The baby petting zoo is coming to you! Discover mini goats, sheep, pigs, ferrets, rats, chicks or turtles. All animals are tame and looking forward to meeting you. All Ages
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
These games of skill will have you rushing to beat the clock! Can you stack 5 apples? Can you move candy using only a straw? How will you eat that cookie sitting on your forehead?
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles. Everyone loves bubbles. They seem simple enough to make, but blowing bubbles is actually a tricky skill to master. Join us as we discover the science of Bubbles! Ages 6-11
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
Friday
June 28th
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Catch ‘em all this summer! Celebrate the world of Pokemon with games and crafts, and check out our awesome collection of Pokemon books to help you meet your summer challenge goal! No Registration Required.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rain or shine, the Library is here for you. Sit back, relax and enjoy a movie. Feel free to bring in light snacks and covered drinks. After the movie kick back, grab a book and read. All Ages
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Let your creativity take shape! Join the Library's block party and build new creations using materials from our LEGO collection and more. Participate in challenges and free play. Ages 5-11. Registration required.
Registration required, slots available.
Saturday
June 29th
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All Day
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.
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Seeking employment as a vet or military family? Attend our seminar to connect with the Veterans Employment Center, gain Google job search & tech skills, and network at the job fair. Check-in at all three to enter a Google Chromebook raffle! Lunch is provided. Click below for the schedule & RSVP.
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Interested in hiring from the military community? Partner with the Library and the Veterans Employment Center at our Job Fair. Register below for a table and lunch.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Come in out of the heat and learn basic line dancing with us at the Major Hillard Library this summer. Line dance is fun and a great way to exercise and meet new friends. Learn the Cupid Shuffle, the Cha-Cha Slide and more! This program is for teens and adults, registration is required.
Registration required, slots available.
Sunday
June 30th
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All Day
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.
No registration required