This Week’s Events

Branch: Central Library
Date: Friday, November 24th, 2017
Start time: All Day
Age group: Staff
Event type: Celebration & Holiday
Description: Library Closed
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, November 27th, 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, November 27th, 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: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, November 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: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, November 27th, 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: Indian River Library
Date: Monday, November 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: Indian River Library
Date: Monday, November 27th, 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: Central Library
Date: Monday, November 27th, 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, November 27th, 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, November 27th, 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: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, November 27th, 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, November 27th, 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, November 27th, 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, November 27th, 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: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Monday, November 27th, 2017
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Community Learning
Description: Gain an understanding of the basic concepts of social media with this introductory tour of the most popular platforms. Completion of Internet Basics or equivalent skills are expected.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, November 27th, 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, November 27th, 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, November 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: Central Library
Date: Monday, November 27th, 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, November 27th, 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, November 27th, 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, November 28th, 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, November 28th, 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, November 28th, 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.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, November 28th, 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, November 28th, 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. ECRR2 Age 3 with caregiver.
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3 to 5
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
Start time: 11:15 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.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, November 28th, 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: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: Quarterly Staff Meeting
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, November 28th, 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: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, November 28th, 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, November 28th, 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, November 28th, 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, November 28th, 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, November 28th, 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, November 28th, 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, November 29th, 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, November 29th, 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: Wednesday, November 29th, 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.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Explore and play by sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities. Ages 12-23 months with caregiver.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Wednesday, November 29th, 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: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, November 29th, 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, November 29th, 2017
Start time: 11:00 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: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, November 29th, 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.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Start time: 11:00 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: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Focus on letter, number and shape recognition while exploring early literacy concepts in books, songs, and finger-plays. Age 3 with caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, November 29th, 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, November 29th, 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: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Wednesday, November 29th, 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, November 29th, 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, November 29th, 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, November 29th, 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: Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: Are you interested in learning how to knit or crochet? Are you an experienced knitter or crocheter who would like to share your skills? Bring your recent project, yarn, needles, and hooks and participate in a lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are invited. No registration required.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Community Learning, Culture
Description: 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.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, November 30th, 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 10.19.2017
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Thursday, November 30th, 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: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, November 30th, 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: Major Hillard Library
Date: Thursday, November 30th, 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: Central Library
Date: Thursday, November 30th, 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: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, November 30th, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Ready, Set, Explore…all things STEAM! These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Thursday, November 30th, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3 to 5
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Thursday, November 30th, 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: Central Library
Date: Thursday, November 30th, 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: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, November 30th, 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: Indian River Library
Date: Thursday, November 30th, 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: Thursday, November 30th, 2017
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Book Club
Description: Prepare for Battle of the Books, make new friends, and explore titles with our library Teen Advisory members. Grade 5 only. Registration begins 11.16.2017
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Thursday, November 30th, 2017
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Book Club
Description: Discover, explore, and discuss the hottest in urban fiction. We'll select one title a month and meet on the last Thursday of the month to share our thoughts.