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Friday
November 1st
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All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
All Day
Make a card that expresses your creativity and gratitude to those who have served in the Armed Forces. Cards will be delivered to local veterans.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Age 4-5 years with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Preschool Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 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
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wiggles, giggles and bounces. Traditional story time with lots of movement such as parachute play, dance and circle play. For children 3-5 years and a caretaker. No registration
No registration required
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Explore the meaning of Day of the Dead celebrations and the cultural aspects of this meaningful holiday that has gained in popularity in recent years. We will play a special Loteria (Mexican Bingo) game and make a mask craft.
Registration required, slots available.
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Share your love of all things fandom! Fantasy, sci-fi, horror, historical, and beyond- we want to celebrate them all. Each event is dedicated to a different fandom, with activities, cosplay, and more. Featuring: Murder on the Orient Express (2017) | PG-13
No registration required
Saturday
November 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
All Day
Make a card that expresses your creativity and gratitude to those who have served in the Armed Forces. Cards will be delivered to local veterans.
No registration required
All Day
Tribute to local poet Pete Freas
No registration required
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Please join us on the 1st Saturday of the month for a martial arts movie, followed by a live demonstration brought to you by South Norfolk Martial Arts. All ages are welcomed to experience and learn.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A girl who loves bugs loses her way in the forest, makes some unlikely friends, and ultimately learns the value of telling the truth. Virginia Opera Youth Series. Music by Mozart and Offenbach.
No registration required
Sunday
November 3rd
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Mo
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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
Make a card that expresses your creativity and gratitude to those who have served in the Armed Forces. Cards will be delivered to local veterans.
No registration required
Monday
November 4th
Su
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
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 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.
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 little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Toddler Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
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.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
We'll guide you in the basics of Smart phone use. Learn about apps, taking photos, sending text messages, changing phone settings, adding contacts and more. Bring your cell to join in this fun class.
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. Bring the whole gang in to this storytime for all ages. No registration required.
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 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.
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cinema lovers, start your week with a midday snack and a movie on us. A popular film will be screened each Monday. Before the movie starts, answer fun trivia questions with a friend.
Feature Film: Dream Girls
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 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.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:00 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.
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
Tuesday
November 5th
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
Make a card that expresses your creativity and gratitude to those who have served in the Armed Forces. Cards will be delivered to local veterans.
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. Age: 14+
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 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.
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
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 months-23 months with a caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Baby Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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. Registration is not required.
No registration required
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Age 4-5 years with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Preschool Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
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.
No registration required
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 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
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 The Power of One.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
So, you have an idea in mind for a novel but can't find the time to sit down and write? No more excuses! Come join us for the National Novel Writing Month Write-In. Maybe being around other budding authors will inspire you to write the next bestseller.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Use Arduino micro-controllers from the Library’s building kits to build LED eyes that follow motion, and design a case to make them into a creature that will follow your hand! Ages: Teens
No registration required
Wednesday
November 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
Come knit or crochet 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
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 24-36 mo. with caregiver. No registration 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. Age 2 years with caregiver. Registration is not 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 months-23 months with a caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Baby Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Toddler Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Introduce students to financial literacy and entrepreneurship, and to social studies learning objectives that include money-management skills, goods and services, and global markets. Focus is for grades 3-5.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
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.
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Come prepared to discuss either The Red Bandanna by Tom Rinaldi or Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling; Two Middle School Virginia Readers' Choice books for 2019-2020.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bring us your 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.
6:30 pm - 7:00 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.
Thursday
November 7th
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Mo
Tu
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All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
All Day
Make a card that expresses your creativity and gratitude to those who have served in the Armed Forces. Cards will be delivered to local veterans.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Age 3-5 years with caregiver
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. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Toddler Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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
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 2013 Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
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
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
This series is open to high school students, especially juniors/seniors, & their family members. It's designed to help students interested in higher education navigate their options. Sessions will teach how to pick the right school, navigate financial aid, write essays, & develop study habits.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Learn how to use your resume to sell yourself in today’s job market and discover the best practices in resume building. We will participate in a discussion-based activity, review mock resumes, and suggest edits.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Learn how to use your resume to sell yourself in today’s job market and discover the best practices in resume building. We will participate in a discussion-based activity, review mock resumes, and suggest edits.
Registration required, slots available.
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Join us for lively discussions of books written by and about African Americans. No registration required.
No registration required
Friday
November 8th
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Tu
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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
Make a card that expresses your creativity and gratitude to those who have served in the Armed Forces. Cards will be delivered to local veterans.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Age 4-5 years with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Preschool Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Fun for families! Please come view Lego creations built by Jonah Freeman and create your own Lego and Kinex builds with Cassandra Freeman and family. Light refreshments provided.
No registration required
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Cooking is a great activity to use math, reading and social skills. The best part is tasting your delicious finished product! All supplies are provided just bring your appetite. Ages 9-13 yrs. Please register each child individually. (Please indicate food allergies in the notes field.)
Registration required, slots available.
Saturday
November 9th
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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 2019 - June 2020
No registration required
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Are you in love with writing romance? Talk shop with Romance Writers of America, a non-profit organization supporting those pursuing a career in romance and women's fiction writing. Chapter Meeting: 10:30am Workshops: 12:30pm
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.
Sunday
November 10th
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There are no events today.
Monday
November 11th
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All Day
Holiday
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
Tuesday
November 12th
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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. Age: 14+
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
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Share techniques and resources with other family historians. Explore monthly topics with the Library’s resident expert. Spotlight topic is The Power of One.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 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.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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. Registration is not required.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
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 - 4:30 pm
Arm chair travel adventures for kids 6-9 years. Explore the world through stories, crafts and activities. Registration required.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn to code with Chesapeake’s young aspiring coders and programmers. Our mini-workshops cover the basics with fresh innovative activities. Grades 3-5. No registration required.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Identifying interests, skills, and abilities
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
GED tutoring is available in your neighborhood! Contact Chesapeake’s Adult & Continuing Education Department to register for classes and improve your skills in reading, language and math.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Hey gamers! Cheer on your friends and battle other teens on multiplayer Nintendo Switch games like Super Smash Bros Ultimate and Mario Kart 8. Snacks will be provided.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Twinkle, twinkle you're a star! After a long day at school and work, wind down at the library with a couple of great books and fun activities. Get suggestions for some great books to check-out to make bedtime fun! Wear your pajamas. (Pajamas are optional)
No registration required
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
So, you have an idea in mind for a novel but can't find the time to sit down and write? No more excuses! Come join us for the National Novel Writing Month Write-In. Maybe being around other budding authors will inspire you to write the next bestseller.
No registration required
Wednesday
November 13th
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Mo
Tu
We
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Fr
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 needed.
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 24-36 mo. with caregiver. No registration 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. Age 2 years with caregiver. Registration is not required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in between sessions. Ages 2 and under with caregiver.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Make your feet your friend and walk your way into healthy living! Join us for a short walk and some light stretching.
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 - 4:00 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.
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
Annual Meeting
No registration required
Thursday
November 14th
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8:00 am - 10:00 am
Early entry for City training
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Age 3-5 years with caregiver
No registration required
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Are you raising your grandchildren? Come join a support group while learning about resources and opportunities for your family's well-being. Sponsors: Chesapeake 55+ and Kin & Kids Consulting, LLC
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Spark an interest in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math). We’ll feature hands-on activities, literacy and fun. Themes vary by program. Ages 3-5 with caregiver.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun. Grades 3-5.
No registration required
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Caregivers and their little ones enjoy a relaxing morning with yoga and a story! Don’t forget your yoga mat or blanket. Ages 3 to 5
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Learn how to use your resume to sell yourself in today’s job market and discover the best practices in resume building. We will participate in a discussion-based activity, review mock resumes, and suggest edits.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Get your creative juices flowing with fun games and exercises to enhance your storytelling and writing skills. The focus of this class will be on brainstorming and creativity. Registration required. Ages 8-11
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
We're not playing mind games. We're playing trivia. It's challenging and fun. Come alone or with a friend. Answer questions that get increasingly difficult. Sign-up and take home the bragging rights.
No registration required
Friday
November 15th
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learn the ins and outs of how to get your historical property improvements approved.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. Registration required.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spark an interest in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math). We’ll feature hands-on activities, literacy and fun. Themes vary by program. Ages 3-5 with years with caregiver. Registration required.
Registration required, slots available.
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
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hop over to the South Norfolk Library and read to the best listeners. Bunnies! Practice reading and make a new furry friend! All Ages
No registration required
Saturday
November 16th
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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
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Talk informally with Senior Officer Heins-Gonzales of the Chesapeake Police Department.
No registration required
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hey gamers! Cheer on your friends and battle other teens on multiplayer Nintendo Switch games like Super Smash Bros Ultimate and Mario Kart 8! Snacks will be provided! *Please indicate grade level when registering*
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Want to save money? Learn how to efficiently stretch your dollars for groceries and other household staples with coupons. Find out when to stock up, how to find the best bargains and share tips on rebates, discounts, and cashback offers.
No registration required
Sunday
November 17th
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There are no events today.
Monday
November 18th
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All Day
Building is a blast! Engage your engineering mind and construct with Keva planks, Legos, Connector straws or Magnatiles at your own pace. Sign out building kits for in-library use. For ages 6-12 years.
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 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.
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
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
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.
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 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.
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cinema lovers, start your week with a midday snack and a movie on us. A popular film will be screened each Monday. Before the movie starts, answer fun trivia questions with a friend.
Feature Film: Pitch Perfect
No registration required
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:00 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.
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 - 6:00 pm
Use Arduino micro-controllers from the library’s building kits to build LED eyes that follow motion, and design a case to make them into a creature that will follow your hand!
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
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Bring your fork and plate to taste an original 1621 Thanksgiving dish. How did this crop help the Pilgrims survive that first winter? See a corn dance, and discover the many uses for corn. Grades K-5.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Network with other mystery writers to enhance the craft. Writers of all genres are welcome to attend. No registration needed.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Want to save money? Learn how to efficiently stretch your dollars for groceries and other household staples with coupons. Find out when to stock up, how to find the best bargains and share tips on rebates, discounts, apps, and cash back offers.
No registration required
Tuesday
November 19th
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All Day
Building is a blast! Engage your engineering mind and construct with Keva planks, Legos, Connector straws or Magnatiles at your own pace. Sign out building kits for in-library use. For ages 6-12 years.
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. Age: 14+
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
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
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learn how to read and send email using a web-based program. Topics: composing new messages, reading and replying to messages, attachments, inbox organization. Completion of Internet Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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. Registration is not required.
No registration required
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
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn to code with Chesapeake’s young aspiring coders and programmers. Our mini-workshops cover the basics with fresh innovative activities. Grades 3-5. No registration required.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
GED tutoring is available in your neighborhood! Contact Chesapeake’s Adult & Continuing Education Department to register for classes and improve your skills in reading, language and math.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Using TED talks as a springboard, listen to new ideas and discuss some of the most interesting topics in the world today. November’s discussion will be inspired by the TED talk “An Interview with the Founders of Black Lives Matter”. Born out of a social media post, the Black Lives Matter movement has sparked discussion about race and inequality across the world. In this spirited conversation with Mia Birdsong, the movement's three founders share what they've learned about leadership and what provides them with hope and inspiration in the face of painful realities. Their advice on how to participate in ensuring freedom for everybody: join something, start something and "sharpen each other, so that we all can rise."
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Learn how to use your resume to sell yourself in today’s job market and discover the best practices in resume building. We will participate in a discussion-based activity, review mock resumes, and suggest edits.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
So, you have an idea in mind for a novel but can't find the time to sit down and write? No more excuses! Come join us for the National Novel Writing Month Write-In. Maybe being around other budding authors will inspire you to write the next bestseller.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Gardening topics presented by the Backyard Gardeners
No registration required
Wednesday
November 20th
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All Day
Building is a blast! Engage your engineering mind and construct with Keva planks, Legos, Connector straws or Magnatiles at your own pace. Sign out building kits for in-library use. For ages 6-12 years.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come knit or crochet 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
10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Learn how to read and send email using a web-based program. Topics: composing new messages, reading and replying to messages, attachments, inbox organization. Completion of Internet Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
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. Age 2 years with caregiver. Registration is not required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Let's dance! Come shake, shimmy and dance up a storm at our dance party featuring favorite songs from out children's music collection. Ages 5 & under with caregiver.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Are you getting ready for Thanksgiving? Do you need a few decorating ideas? We can show you how to transform old newspaper, book pages, or colorful paper into wreaths and origami decorations.
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.
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.
No registration required
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.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Read a good book and want to share it with others? Bring your book and be prepared to discuss it on the third Wednesday of each month.
No registration required
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Use Arduino micro-controllers from the library's building kits to build LED eyes that follow motion, and design a case to make them into a creature that will follow your hand!
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hey gamers! Cheer on your friends and battle other teens on multiplayer Nintendo Switch games like Super Smash Bros Ultimate and Mario Kart 8! Snacks will be provided. Grades 3-5.
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 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.
6:30 pm - 7:00 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.
Thursday
November 21st
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Building is a blast! Engage your engineering mind and construct with Keva planks, Legos, Connector straws or Magnatiles at your own pace. Sign out building kits for in-library use. For ages 6-12 years.
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Travel back in time with us to the year 1621. You're invited to a feast of stories and crafts. Learn about Pilgrim and Native American traditions including the food that was served. Find out how the Pilgrims went from a journey on the Mayflower to feasting with the Wampaoag. All ages.
Registration required, slots available.
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, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children are invited to read to the best listeners in the world - bunnies! Grades K-2.
No registration required
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
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Learn how to record family memories at your 2019 Thanksgiving Celebration! While everyone is waiting for the turkey you can be using your cell phone to create an oral history. Add your story to the Library of Congress’s StoryCorp project.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Be grateful for crafting fun for teens and adults. Create crafts to serve as seasonal décor to celebrate the Thanksgiving season. Register since space and materials are limited. One person per registration, please.
Registration required, slots available.
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
November 22nd
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Building is a blast! Engage your engineering mind and construct with Keva planks, Legos, Connector straws or Magnatiles at your own pace. Sign out building kits for in-library use. For ages 6-12 years.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Gobble, gobble, turkey day is coming! Celebrate with stories, crafts and a puppet show. For children up to 6 years and their caregivers.
No registration required
Saturday
November 23rd
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All Day
Building is a blast! Engage your engineering mind and construct with Keva planks, Legos, Connector straws or Magnatiles at your own pace. Sign out building kits for in-library use. For ages 6-12 years.
No registration required
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Be merry! Be bright! Find gifts and holiday cheer as artisans, crafters and innovators gather at the Merry Market. Featuring: Santa, Mrs. Claus, music, science, crafts, stories and more.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Love, gratitude, thankfulness and beauty are all words that describe this holiday season. Spend quality time with your loved ones by working together to make charming decorations for your dwelling place. All supplies will be provided. (Family Program)
Registration required, slots available.
Sunday
November 24th
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Monday
November 25th
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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 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.
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our 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 available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cinema lovers, start your week with a midday snack and a movie on us. A popular film will be screened each Monday. Before the movie starts, answer fun trivia questions with a friend.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 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. Grades K-5. No registration required.
No registration required
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Hey gamers! Cheer on your friends and battle other teens on multiplayer Nintendo Switch games like Super Smash Bros Ultimate and Mario Kart 8! Snacks will be provided. (Ages 13-18)
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
November 26th
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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. Age: 14+
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Registration required, slots available.
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 - 4:30 pm
Arm chair travel adventures for kids 6-9 years. Explore the world through stories, crafts and activities. Registration required.
Registration required, slots available.
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
GED tutoring is available in your neighborhood! Contact Chesapeake’s Adult & Continuing Education Department to register for classes and improve your skills in reading, language and math.
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.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stop by the Information Desk to discover this month's title featuring an African American author. Check out a copy for your reading pleasure and come back for the discussion.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
So, you have an idea in mind for a novel but can't find the time to sit down and write? No more excuses! Come join us for the National Novel Writing Month Write-In. Maybe being around other budding authors will inspire you to write the next bestseller.
No registration required
Wednesday
November 27th
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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
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Holiday
No registration required
Thursday
November 28th
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All Day
Holiday
No registration required
Friday
November 29th
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All Day
Holiday
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Saturday
November 30th
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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Program begins at 2:30pm and ends at 3:30pm. Chief Jesse Nighthawk, Chief for Intertribal Peace, Virginia, will speak about his Native American heritage. All ages welcome. No registration.
No registration required