Event Calendar

Wednesday
January 1st
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All Day
Library Closed
No registration required
Thursday
January 2nd
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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
5:00 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
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
January 3rd
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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: Spider-Man Into the Spider-verse | PG
No registration required
Saturday
January 4th
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Mo
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Sa
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Bring your creativity to the library and craft a masterpiece worthy of a museum. Ages 5-7
Registration required, slots available.
Sunday
January 5th
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Sa
There are no events today.
Monday
January 6th
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Sa
10:00 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. Age 12+
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
10:15 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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 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
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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Students will create their own version of Van Gogh’s “Starry Night.” Featuring: hands-on activities and fun. Grades 3-5.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bring us your Microsoft Office, online, or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Make sure to leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Bring us your Microsoft Office, online, or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Make sure to leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
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. January’s discussion will be inspired by Lizzie Velasquez’s TED talk “How Do You Define Yourself?”.
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
One person can only see the virtual bomb. Everyone else can see the manual. Can you work with your friends to diffuse the explosive before the countdown timer hits zero? Registration is required.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Connect with other makers who are as passionate about garment sewing and design as you are. Share what you’re making, learn new techniques, and, of course, sew. Bring your own project or participate in the guided activity.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Are you looking for a way to get involved in your community and build leadership skills? Join TAG! Ask a staff member for an application today and start earning community service hours.
No registration required
Tuesday
January 7th
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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 for children ages 24-36 months with a caregiver!
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Begin your preschooler's lifelong love of reading. Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun for ages 3-5 years with a caregiver.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Can't locate a recipe you found on the Internet? Students will be presented with an overview of Pinterest and how to use it to save webpages of interest. PREREQUISITE: New computer user or minimal skills.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New to computers? Let us help you get started with this beginner’s class. Topics: computer terminology, operation, mouse practice. No previous computer 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
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! Registration is for the entire 6 week session. Ages 6-11
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
Touch A Life Academy will assist students with their growth, development and discovering their talents stemming from a foundation of enriched family principles, morals and values.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Share techniques and resources with other family historians. Explore monthly topics with Adult Services staff. Spotlight Topic : How to Get the Most Out of Attending a Genealogical Conference.
Registration required, slots available.
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
TBA
No registration required
Wednesday
January 8th
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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
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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
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, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kids in grades K-2 are invited to join our Crazy 8s Math Club! This is a club unlike any other. It is designed to show kids that numbers are anything but boring. Kids will jump, play and build to learn mathematical concepts.
Registration required, slots available.
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
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bring us your Microsoft Office, online, or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Make sure to leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
One person can only see the virtual explosive devise. Can you work with your friends to diffuse the explosive before the countdown timer hits zero?
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Learn efficient, creative, and stress-free ways to navigate job searching in the digital age. We will practice online job searching using an easy 3-step process and discuss ways to maximize online appeal.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grab your friends and show off your knowledge at our trivia night. Be the first to buzz in with the correct answer to win. Grades 6-12
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Explore the emerging technology of Virtual Reality from gaming to education. News, trends, discussion, and actual game play with Playstation VR will be available. Already a VR veteran? Come and share your knowledge and experience. Make new friends and help spread the word! Age requirement: 18+
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bring us your Microsoft Office, online, or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Make sure to leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Share resources, tips, struggles, and successes with other digital writers. Topics include platforms for sharing writing, building and engaging a readership, getting paid to write online, and more.
Topic: Building and engaging a readership.
No registration required
Thursday
January 9th
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10:15 am - 11:00 am
Build English and Spanish vocabulary skills while enjoying stories, rhymes and songs for children ages 0-5 with a caregiver. Desarrolle habilidades de vocabulario en inglés y español mientras disfruta de cuentos, rimas y canciones.
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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
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
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
If you love someone experiencing 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
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
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow! Everyone loves a snow day. Celebrate winter with snowy stories, crafts and games. Don't forget your mittens. Registration is required. Ages 6-11
Registration required, slots available.
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Bring your creativity to the library and craft a masterpiece worthy of a museum. Ages 8-11.
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
Friday
January 10th
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Mo
Tu
We
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Fr
Sa
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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Spend a Friday night with your friends, a microphone, and free pizza. Share your own poetry or applaud someone else's work at this family-friendly event. Host: Nathan Richardson Special Thanks: Little Caesars
No registration required
Saturday
January 11th
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Mo
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Sa
10:00 am - 5:00 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
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
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Let your creativity take shape! Join the Library’s block party and create new inventions using materials from our collection including Legos®, K’nex, IO Blox and Straw Builders. Ages 6-11
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The weather outside may be frightful but salt painting with your family is delightful. Create winter wonderland pictures that will dazzle your friends. (Family Event)
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.
2:00 pm - 2:45 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. Bring the whole gang in to this storytime for all ages.
No registration required
Sunday
January 12th
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Sa
There are no events today.
Monday
January 13th
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Sa
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Red Cross Blood Drive sponsored by the City Manager's office.
No registration required
10:00 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. Age 12+
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 - 12:00 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.
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. Please register each child individually.
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.
No registration required
11:00 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
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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
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
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Can you escape the school in this interactive career exploration Escape Room? Work together by solving hands-on career focused activities such as human coding puzzles, life-sized games of operation, and building sustainable bridges. Solve them all to reveal the key to your future! Grades 6-12
No registration required
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Students will create their own version of Van Gogh’s “Starry Night.” Featuring: hands-on activities and fun. Grades 3-5.
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
6:00 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
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Network with other mystery writers to enhance your 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
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Improve your negotiation skills and develop good arguments that can win you the higher salary or promotion you've been seeking. We will explore strategies that anyone can use to help prepare for the big moment - asking for a raise.
Registration required, slots available.
Tuesday
January 14th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
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 for children ages 24-36 months with a caregiver!
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 - 11:00 am
Begin your preschooler's lifelong love of reading. Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun for ages 3-5 years with a 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. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 1-2 with caregiver.
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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
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 - 12:30 pm
Come on down to the Memory Road Café! Come on a musical journey with toe tapping music and activities to inspire great memories and stories to share.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to use the computer keyboard to type and edit information. Topics: keyboard layout, key functions, modifier keys. No previous computer experience expected.
Registration required, slots available.
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
Winter is an excellent time for travel. Kids 6-9 years old, grab a chair and get ready for an adventure using stories, crafts and activities. Registration required.
Registration required, slots available.
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), books, activities and crafts. Kindergarten - 2nd grade.
Registration required, slots available.
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! Registration is for the entire 6 week session. Ages 6-11
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join the coding movement. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these mini workshops for grades 3-5.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Pilot for a series of art adventures. Learn about the artist through a story. Make an age/ability appropriate piece of art in the style of the featured artist. Mondrian will feature a collage made with primary colored rectangles arranged on white background with washi tape as the outlines.
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
Touch A Life Academy will assist students with their growth, development and discovering their talents stemming from a foundation of enriched family principles, morals and values.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:30 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 late payment and penalty fees and keep more money for yourself! Register by clicking the link under Presenter Information.
No registration required
Wednesday
January 15th
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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 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. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Celebrate winter with crafts and company. Come in from the cold and join us as we create a doily painted plate.
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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
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.
2:30 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
Kids in grades K-2 are invited to join our Crazy 8s Math Club! This is a club unlike any other. It is designed to show kids that numbers are anything but boring. Kids will jump, play and build to learn mathematical concepts.
Registration required, slots available.
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 - 6:45 pm
Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), books, activities and crafts. Grades K-5
No registration required
Thursday
January 16th
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Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
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 - 11:00 am
Build English and Spanish vocabulary skills while enjoying stories, rhymes and songs for children ages 0-5 with a caregiver. Desarrolle habilidades de vocabulario en inglés y español mientras disfruta de cuentos, rimas y canciones.
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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
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, slots available.
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Improve your negotiation skills and develop good arguments that can win you the higher salary or promotion you've been seeking. We will explore strategies that anyone can use to help prepare for the big moment - asking for a raise.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), books, activities and crafts. Ages 5-8
No registration required
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
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
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
Make a craft to take home at this event for teens and adults. Registration opens 1/02/2020.
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
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Come to play board games, card games, and a few of your favorite classics! Bring your friends and pull up a chair for a night of gaming fun! Ages: Teens
No registration required
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Discussion of various topics related to the American Civil War
No registration required
Friday
January 17th
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All Day
Library Closed
No registration required
Saturday
January 18th
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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
Sunday
January 19th
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Sa
There are no events today.
Monday
January 20th
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All Day
Library Closed
No registration required
Tuesday
January 21st
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All Day
Explore the Osmo game system where you can play in the real world and the digital world at the same time. Try out several different Osmo games. Work at your own pace by signing out coding kits for in-library use. For ages 6-12 years.
No registration required
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 for children ages 24-36 months with a caregiver!
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 - 11:00 am
Begin your preschooler's lifelong love of reading. Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun for ages 3-5 years with a caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 12:15 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.
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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 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.
Registration required, slots available.
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
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Share your favorite books through conversation with other interested readers and expand your circle of friends. Please call or visit the library for the title each month. No registration required
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to 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.
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 junior computer whiz and engineer of the future! Ages 8-11.
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
Explore activities focused on Science Technology Engineering Art and Math. Ages: 6-12yrs
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), books, activities and crafts. We will be celebrating Lunar New Year. Kindergarten - 2nd grade.
Registration required, slots available.
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! Registration is for the entire 6 week session. Ages 6-11
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join the coding movement. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these mini workshops for grades 3-5.
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
Touch A Life Academy will assist students with their growth, development and discovering their talents stemming from a foundation of enriched family principles, morals and values.
Registration required, slots available.
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Board games, card games, and a few of your favorite classics! Bring your friends and pull up a chair for a night of gaming fun!
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Gardening topics presented by the Backyard Gardeners.
No registration required
Wednesday
January 22nd
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All Day
Explore the Osmo game system where you can play in the real world and the digital world at the same time. Try out several different Osmo games. Work at your own pace by signing out coding kits for in-library use. For ages 6-12 years.
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 - 12:15 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.
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. Please register each child individually.
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 years with caregiver
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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Improve your negotiation skills and develop good arguments that can win you the higher salary or promotion you've been seeking. We will explore strategies that anyone can use to help prepare for the big moment - asking for a raise.
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kids in grades K-2 are invited to join our Crazy 8s Math Club! This is a club unlike any other. It is designed to show kids that numbers are anything but boring. Kids will jump, play and build to learn mathematical concepts.
Registration required, slots available.
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
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Board games, card games, and a few of your favorite classics! Bring your friends and pull up a chair for a night of gaming fun! Ages 13-18
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, online, or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Make sure to leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
Thursday
January 23rd
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All Day
Explore the Osmo game system where you can play in the real world and the digital world at the same time. Try out several different Osmo games. Work at your own pace by signing out coding kits for in-library use. For ages 6-12 years.
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 - 11:00 am
Build English and Spanish vocabulary skills while enjoying stories, rhymes and songs for children ages 0-5 with a caregiver. Desarrolle habilidades de vocabulario en inglés y español mientras disfruta de cuentos, rimas y canciones.
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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 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 6-11
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
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
If you are a poetry lover, the Poetry Cafe might for you! Local poet Synnika Lofton will be hosting an open mic night for local authors to share their love of poetry. All works presented must be in line with the Library Code of Conduct.
No registration required
Friday
January 24th
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All Day
Explore the Osmo game system where you can play in the real world and the digital world at the same time. Try out several different Osmo games. Work at your own pace by signing out coding kits for in-library use. For ages 6-12 years.
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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. Registration required.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ready, set, explore...all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3-5 with caregiver.
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
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Title| Rating Date Night. Adult Time. Girls Night Out. Whatever you may call it, come enjoy a free movie on the big screen. Snacks available for purchase. Intended for adults; 18+.
No registration required
Saturday
January 25th
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All Day
Explore the Osmo game system where you can play in the real world and the digital world at the same time. Try out several different Osmo games. Work at your own pace by signing out coding kits for in-library use. For ages 6-12 years.
No registration required
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
We challenge you to enjoy a day filled with puzzles of all types, shapes and sizes. Logic, Cryptic, Word, Mechanical and Jigsaw Puzzles, Chess, and even an Escape Room. Compete for prizes! Stations will be set up throughout the library for all ages.
No registration required
Sunday
January 26th
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There are no events today.
Monday
January 27th
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10:00 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. Age 12+
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
10:15 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. Please register each child individually.
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.
No registration required
11:00 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
11:15 am - 11:45 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 3 with caregiver.
No registration required
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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
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
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
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
If you are a student or the parent/guardian of a student from Thurgood Marshall Elementary or Washington Carver Intermediate, come by and be ready to discuss B.O.B. stories.
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
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Improve your negotiation skills and develop good arguments that can win you the higher salary or promotion you've been seeking. We will explore strategies that anyone can use to help prepare for the big moment - asking for a raise.
Registration required, slots available.
Tuesday
January 28th
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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 for children ages 24-36 months with a caregiver!
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 - 11:00 am
Begin your preschooler's lifelong love of reading. Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun for ages 3-5 years with a caregiver.
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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
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
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Learn about the library’s database called Creativebug. Then follow the tutorial to create your own take home craft. For ages 8 and up.
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
Winter is an excellent time for travel. Kids 6-9 years old, grab a chair and get ready for an adventure using stories, crafts and activities. Registration required.
Registration required, slots available.
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), books, activities and crafts. Kindergarten - 2nd grade.
Registration required, slots available.
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! Registration is for the entire 6 week session. Ages 6-11
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join the coding movement. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these mini workshops for grades 3-5.
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
Touch A Life Academy will assist students with their growth, development and discovering their talents stemming from a foundation of enriched family principles, morals and values.
Registration required, slots available.
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
Wednesday
January 29th
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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
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. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
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
Love reading mysteries? Share your favorite authors and books with other mystery lovers and discover what other people recommend.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Learn efficient, creative, and stress-free ways to navigate job searching in the digital age. We will practice online job searching using an easy 3-step process and discuss ways to maximize online appeal.
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kids in grades K-2 are invited to join our Crazy 8s Math Club! This is a club unlike any other. It is designed to show kids that numbers are anything but boring. Kids will jump, play and build to learn mathematical concepts.
Registration required, slots available.
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
Thursday
January 30th
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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 - 11:00 am
Build English and Spanish vocabulary skills while enjoying stories, rhymes and songs for children ages 0-5 with a caregiver. Desarrolle habilidades de vocabulario en inglés y español mientras disfruta de cuentos, rimas y canciones.
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. Please register each child individually.
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
Friday
January 31st
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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. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Let's celebrate art! Make your heart happy by engaging in art at the South Norfolk Library. We will have hands-on activities for you to showcase your inner artist skills. Music, drawing and other art forms will be explored. Grades K-12.
No registration required