This Week’s Events

Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Friday, February 23rd, 2018
Start time: 9:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Seniors
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Taxes are prepared free of charge, if income is low to moderate, has no rental income, & business has no inventory or employees. Bring your social security card, a photo id, last year's tax forms and any other info to help complete your tax return. Walk ins only, please call for more details.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Friday, February 23rd, 2018
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Seniors
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Taxes are prepared for free if: - income is low to moderate - no rental income - business owner & no inventory or employees Please bring: - Social Security card - photo ID - last year’s tax forms - info to help complete your tax return Walk-ins only. Space is limited.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Saturday, February 24th, 2018
Start time: 9:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Seniors
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Taxes are prepared free of charge, if income is low to moderate, has no rental income, & business has no inventory or employees. Bring your social security card, a photo id, last year's tax forms and any other info to help complete your tax return. Walk ins only, please call for more details.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Saturday, February 24th, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: City of Chesapeake, Culture, History & Genealogy
Description: Frederick Douglass, writer, orator and abolitionist is coming to share his life story. Once a slave he found freedom and rose to fame. Come connect with history as told by Nathan M. Richardson.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, February 26th, 2018
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
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: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, February 26th, 2018
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. This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Monday, February 26th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Expose your child to emerging literacy skills in this class focused on singing, reading and finger plays with nursery rhymes. Your child will have the chance to build his or her social skills with a play time including manipulatives. Ages 6 to 36 months with caregiver
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, February 26th, 2018
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: 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.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, February 26th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: 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.
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Monday, February 26th, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Literacy
Description: Understand the basic concepts of social media. Topics: Facebook and other popular platforms. Completion of Internet Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, February 26th, 2018
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: Central Library
Date: Monday, February 26th, 2018
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, February 26th, 2018
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: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, February 26th, 2018
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: "A financial strategist from Low Horn Consulting will share how to uproot debt, grow income, and harvest wealth."
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Monday, February 26th, 2018
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Families grab a spot and get ready to read, rhyme and sing. All Ages
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: IR All Staff meeting
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Literacy, Community Learning
Description: Join the after-school Regional Study Club and get help for upcoming tests and completing homework. Study sessions will be led by a professional tutor with expertise in the core subjects of Math, Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Science.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Culture
Description: Join in with the library's Teen Advisory Group and learn interview basics with Youth Career Center of Hampton Roads. Learn how you can get involved year-round and earn volunteer hours by participating in teen activities and creating content for the library. Grades 6-12.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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, February 28th, 2018
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: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Seniors
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: 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.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
Start time: 11:30 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Seniors
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: 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.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
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, February 28th, 2018
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: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: City of Chesapeake, Culture, History & Genealogy
Description: Frederick Douglass, writer, orator and abolitionist is coming to share his life story. Once a slave he found freedom and rose to fame. Come connect with history as told by Nathan M. Richardson.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, March 1st, 2018
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Seniors
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Taxes are prepared for free if: - income is low to moderate - no rental income - business owner & no inventory or employees Please bring: - Social Security card - photo ID - last year’s tax forms - info to help complete your tax return Walk-ins only. Space is limited.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Thursday, March 1st, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Culture
Description: Grab your hat and read with the Cat! Celebrate Read Across America and the good Doctor’s birthday with games, crafts and fun. For All Ages.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, March 1st, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Calling all future engineers and architects of tomorrow. Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the library’s Lego© collection. Grades K-5.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Thursday, March 1st, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Join the coding movement. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these weekly classes for grades 6-12.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Thursday, March 1st, 2018
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Book Club, Literacy
Description: Join us for lively discussions of books written by and about African Americans. This month's selection is A Good Cry by Nikki Giovanni. No registration required.