This Week’s Events

Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Start time: 9:30 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music, baby signs and exploring age appropriate books. ECRR2 Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver. Registration begins 8.21.2017
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Culture
Description: Sign up to be a Mom's Choice evaluator.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. ECRR2 Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. Registration begins 8.21.2017
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music, baby signs and exploring age appropriate books. ECRR2 Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Share rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two year-old through talking, singing, reading, and playing. Age 2 with caregiver.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Bring your family and encourage their curiosity in this program where we will read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy skills. Children will also get hands on experience with early STEAM principles. Ages 3 to 5.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Share rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Bring your preschooler to talk, sing, read, write and play on his/her own. This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into kindergarten class. Independent 4-5 year olds.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: Children are invited to read to the best listeners in the world - bunnies! Grades K-2.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Literacy, Community Learning, Culture
Description: Creativity Sparks Curiosity! Join us for thrilling adventures that explore culture, STEAM concepts, books, activities and crafts. Grades K-2. Registration begins 8.17.2017
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Start time: 5:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Literacy, Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Culture
Description: Meet other fans of anime and manga, share artwork, ideas, and recommendations for the library's manga collection! Meetings are open to newcomers and dedicated fans alike.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Book Club
Description: The Yadas read both fiction and nonfiction. Join in for a lively discussion of the monthly selection.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Friday, September 22nd, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Bring your family and encourage their curiosity in this program where we will read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy skills. Children will also get hands on experience with early STEAM principles. Ages 5 and under with a caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Friday, September 22nd, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Share rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
Start time: 2:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Learn the benefits and risks of children using social media including tips for dealing with cyberbullying and other online teen drama. Presenter: Catherine Weers
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Culture
Description: Creativity sparks curiosity. Join us for thrilling adventures that can explore culture, STEAM concepts, books, activities, and crafts. Grades K-2.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music, baby signs and exploring age appropriate books. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. ECRR2 Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. Registration begins 8.21.17
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old. ECRR2 Age 2 with caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy, Culture
Description: Embark on an exciting language adventure with your child. This introduction to Spanish weaves together early literacy activities such as storytelling, dramatic play, music and creative movements. Ages 3-5. Registration begins 8.21.2017
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Culture
Description: Read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3 to 5
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 11:30 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 12:15 pm
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Read, sing and play to encourage emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3 to 5. This class is part of a 5 week series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Grades 3-5
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Ready, Set, Explore...all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Grades K-2.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Calling all future engineers and architects! Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the library’s Lego© collection. Grades 3-5.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Culture
Description: Join the Library's TAG to get involved in your community and build leadership skills. Ask a staff member for an application today and start earning community service hours. Grades 9-12.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Our trained library staff provide personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. ECRR2 Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing in this literacy-based class. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration begins 8.21.2017.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Explore emerging literacy concepts with your three-year-old and start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Registration begins 8.21.2017 ECRR2 Age 3 with caregiver.
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Encourage your little one’s curiosity in this program where s/he will read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy skills. Your child will also get hands on experience with early STEAM principles. Ages 3 to 5 with a caregiver.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: 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.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: 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 are expected.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: 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.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Culture
Description: Creativity sparks curiosity. Join us for thrilling adventures that can explore culture, STEAM, concepts, books, activities and crafts. Grades K-2
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Literacy, Health & Wellness
Description: Kids enjoy a relaxing afternoon with yoga and a story! Don’t forget your yoga mat or blanket. Grades K-5.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Culture
Description: Join your library's Teen Advisory Group and earn volunteer hours. Get involved by participating in teen activities and creating content for the library. Grades 6-12.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Book Club
Description: Stop by the Information Desk to find out which title by a Black author has been chosen next. Reserve your copy and join us at each month's discussion.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Culture
Description: Are your friends afraid to bring up current events with you in the room? Do strangers walk away while you're explaining your take on this crazy world? It's time to be heard! Participants are encouraged to bring a cup of coffee and engage in conversation with other interested people.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. ECRR2 Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old. ECRR2 Age 2 with caregiver.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing in this literacy-based class. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration begins 8.21.2017
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one year-old and begin to explore and play. You'll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Culture
Description: Encourage your little one’s curiosity in this program where s/he will read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy skills. Your child will also get hands on experience with early STEAM principles. Ages 3 to 5 with a caregiver.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. ECRR2 Independent 4 to 5 year-olds. Registration begins 8.21.2017
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Explore early literacy concepts with your three year-old while we introduce a wide variety of books, songs and finger-plays. We'll start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 11:30 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Seniors
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 1:30 pm
Age group: Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: Supervisor Training: Effective and Effortless Evaluations
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for an appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Our trained library staff provide personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Our trained library staff provide personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Engage in STEAM activities, video game tournaments, social media 101, music & movie challenges, board games, and arts & crafts during after school hours! Grade 6-12.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Kids in grades K- 2nd 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. This program runs for 8 weeks. Registration begins 8.21.2017