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September 1st
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Monday
September 2nd
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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
Tuesday
September 3rd
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Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information. Age: 14+
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Share techniques and resources with other family historians. Explore monthly topics with the Library’s resident expert. Spotlight topic is Religious Archives and Organizations.
Registration required, slots available.
Wednesday
September 4th
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All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come knit or crochet with us! It doesn't matter whether you are just beginning or have years of experience. No registration required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Interested in current events? Opinionated? Then let's be heard! Bring a cup of coffee and share your take on the world's news with other interested people. No registration needed.
No registration required
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bring us your Microsoft Office-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
Thursday
September 5th
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All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
If you love someone with dementia, this support group might be for you. Join others who understand and share the challenges you and your loved ones face. This group is free, open to the public and led by an experienced facilitator.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 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
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
CPR/AED training by the Chesapeake Fire Department.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
This series is open to high school students, especially juniors/seniors, & their family members. It's designed to help students interested in higher education navigate their options. Sessions will teach how to pick the right school, navigate financial aid, write essays, & develop study habits.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Join us for lively discussions of books written by and about African Americans. No registration required.
No registration required
Friday
September 6th
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All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
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: Pokémon Detective Pikachu | PG
No registration required
Saturday
September 7th
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Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
All Day
CPL's annual mini con is here! Featuring interactive panels, Cosplay contests, art contests, vendors and more. Check out our FB event page for more details.
No registration required
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
On the first Saturday of the month, we will show a martial arts movie and serve snacks. Afterwards, South Norfolk Martial Arts will give a martial arts training demonstration.
No registration required
Sunday
September 8th
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All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
Monday
September 9th
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Mo
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Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 2-3 with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Toddler Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
We'll guide you in the basics of Smartphone use. Learn about apps, taking photos, sending text messages, changing phone settings, adding contacts and more. Bring your smartphone to join in this fun class.
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 2-3 with caregiver.
No registration required
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. Bring the whole gang in to this storytime for all ages. No registration required.
No registration required
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required, slots available.
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cinema lovers, start your week with a midday snack and a movie on us. A popular film will be screened each Monday. Before the movie starts, answer fun trivia questions with a friend.
Feature Film: Bridesmaids
No registration required
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun. Grades 3-5.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Be a literacy sheriff and show those sight words who's boss by learning and reinforcing common sight words. This program is for beginner readers and will include fun games and activities. Ages 5-7
Registration required, slots available.
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
What do we really know about apples? Do apples float? How high can you stack them? Why do apples turn brown? Join us at the Library to discover some appealing facts about apples. Grades K-5
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
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Network with other mystery writers to enhance the craft. Writers of all genres are welcome to attend. No registration needed.
No registration required
Tuesday
September 10th
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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! Ages 24-36 mo. with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information. Age: 14+
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learn how to 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 - 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! Age 3-5 years with 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 - 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. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Baby Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Share techniques and resources with other family historians. Explore monthly topics with the Library’s resident expert. Spotlight topic is Religious Archives and Organizations.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 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.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. Registration is not required.
No registration required
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Age 4-5 years with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Preschool Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Age 4-5 years with caregiver
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 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.
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 - 4:15 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. Grades K-2 with caregiver.
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! Ages 6-11
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Step into the spotlight. This is your moment to shine! Read scripts and learn to entertain audiences with your voice, expressions and gestures through Reader's Theater. Grades K-5
No registration required
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Work as a team to build the best roller coaster you can out of the supplies provided. Be sure to make it sturdy or the whole structure might collapse under the weight of a marble!
No registration required
Wednesday
September 11th
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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
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. All ages
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun. Age 2 years with caregiver. Registration is not required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
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
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 months-23 months with a caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Baby Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 11:15 pm
Hoof it over to the library for storytime. Hang out with goats and meet some new kids. Ages 3-5 Registration is required.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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 a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Make your feet your friend and walk your way into healthy living! Join us for a short walk and some light stretching.
No registration required
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Toddler Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
1:00 pm - 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 - 3:30 pm
Maximize your professional presence at conferences, networking events, and business meetings. Learn how to expand your social network, maintain professional appeal, and meet contacts.
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kids in grades 3-5 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.
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Using TED talks as a springboard, listen to new ideas and discuss some of the most interesting topics in the world today. September’s discussion will be inspired by Mark Ronson’s TED talk “How Sampling Transformed Music”.
No registration required
Thursday
September 12th
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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 - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Caregivers will learn emergent literacy skills in this six week, staff-guided program. Ages 6 months-1 year with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Toddler Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Are you raising your grandchildren? Come join a support group while learning about resources and opportunities for your family's well-being. Sponsors: Chesapeake 55+ and Kin & Kids Consulting, LLC
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Spark an interest in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math). We’ll feature hands-on activities, literacy and fun. Themes vary by program. Ages 3-5 with caregiver.
No registration required
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Caregivers and their little ones enjoy a relaxing morning with yoga and a story! Don’t forget your yoga mat or blanket. Ages 3 to 5
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Get your creative juices flowing with fun games and exercises to enhance your storytelling and writing skills. The focus of this class will be on brainstorming and creativity. Registration required. Ages 8-11
Registration required, slots available.
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
A night of fun for adults with classic games like Domino's, Chess, Bingo and more! Ages 18+
No registration required
6:00 pm - 8:00 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 - 7:30 pm
We're not playing mind games. We're playing trivia. It's challenging and fun. Come alone or with a friend. Answer questions that get increasingly difficult. Sign-up and take home the bragging rights.
No registration required
Friday
September 13th
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All Day
Honoring POW/MIA service members and their families, the VFW Post 2894 will have their Missing Man table on the first floor lobby.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Age 4-5 years with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Preschool Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Take your business from idea to reality. Find local support, explore Google tools, and learn how to build your digital presence through workshops and presentations. Topics: entrepreneurship, funding, marketing, mentoring.
No registration required
Saturday
September 14th
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All Day
Honoring POW/MIA service members and their families, the VFW Post 2894 will have their Missing Man table on the first floor lobby.
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 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.
No registration required
10:30 am - 12:00 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
10:30 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
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Apples, leaves and trees oh my! Celebrate the changing of the season by creating a fall tree painting. Wear paint appropriate clothing. Supplies will be provided. (Family Program)
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Battle local Pokemon Go Players in a PVP tournament to become the top trainer in Chesapeake. Prizes will be awarded! Go to https://discover.infopeake.org/pokemon-registration/ to register!
No registration required
Sunday
September 15th
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All Day
Honoring POW/MIA service members and their families, the VFW Post 2894 will have their Missing Man table on the first floor lobby.
No registration required
Monday
September 16th
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Mo
Tu
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Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Honoring POW/MIA service members and their families, the VFW Post 2894 will have their Missing Man table on the first floor lobby.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Toddler Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 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 2.3 with caregiver
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
11:15 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 2-3 with caregiver.
No registration required
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. Bring the whole gang in to this storytime for all ages. No registration required.
No registration required
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required, slots available.
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cinema lovers, start your week with a midday snack and a movie on us. A popular film will be screened each Monday. Before the movie starts, answer fun trivia questions with a friend.
Feature Film: Widows (2018)
No registration required
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Love watching kids making slime on YOUTUBE? Now it's your turn to make slime in live action! We'll learn fun facts about animals that make slime and much more at this program. Bring a friend. Ages 9-12
No registration required
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun. Grades 3-5.
Registration required, slots available.
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Be a literacy sheriff and show those sight words who's boss by learning and reinforcing common sight words. This program is for beginner readers and will include fun games and activities. Ages 5-7
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 - 7:30 pm
Customers will be guided through the basic steps for creating a landscape painting in watercolor. Materials will be provided.
Registration required, slots available.
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 - 7:30 pm
Maximize your professional presence at conferences, networking events, and business meetings. Learn how to expand your social network, maintain professional appeal, and meet contacts.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Learn about the latest craze in engineering: 3D printing! Participants will learn how to download designs, use slicer software to prepare files for a 3D printer, then print their own souvenir to take home! Ages 10+
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Looking for a job can be time consuming and overwhelming. In this interactive program teens will learn tips to avoid online job scams and protect themselves from identity theft. Age Teen
No registration required
Tuesday
September 17th
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All Day
Honoring POW/MIA service members and their families, the VFW Post 2894 will have their Missing Man table on the first floor lobby.
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! Ages 24-36 mo. with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information. Age: 14+
No registration required
10:15 am - 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! Age 3-5 years with 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 - 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. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Baby Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learn how to create a spreadsheet from scratch. Topics: inputting and editing data, formatting, building formulas. Completion of Word Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. Registration is not required.
No registration required
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Age 4-5 years with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Preschool Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
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 - 3:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to create a spreadsheet from scratch. Topics: inputting and editing data, formatting, building formulas. Completion of Word Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
September 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. Grades K-2.
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. 6-8 years
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn to code with Chesapeake’s young aspiring coders and programmers. Our mini-workshops cover the basics with fresh innovative activities. Grades 3-5. No registration required.
No registration required
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! Ages 6-11
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hoof it to the Library for storytime. Hang out with goats and meet some new kids.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Step into the spotlight. This is your moment to shine! Read scripts and learn to entertain audiences with your voice, expressions and gestures through Reader's Theater. Grades K-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. Age: 18+
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Gardening topics presented by the Backyard Gardeners
Making Your Gardens Last Longer
No registration required
Wednesday
September 18th
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All Day
Honoring POW/MIA service members and their families, the VFW Post 2894 will have their Missing Man table on the first floor lobby.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come knit or crochet with us! It doesn't matter whether you are just beginning or have years of experience. No registration required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Interested in current events? Opinionated? Then let's be heard! Bring a cup of coffee and share your take on the world's news with other interested people. No registration needed.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 24-36 mo. with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
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. All ages
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun. Age 2 years with caregiver. Registration is not required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
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
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 months-23 months with a caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Baby Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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 a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Vamos en una aventura bilingüe, combinando libros y canciones en inglés y español. Let’s go on a bilingual language adventure combining books and songs in English and Spanish. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Toddler Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring your plant and gardening questions to our free plant clinic. Meet an expert dedicated to beautifying our community, protecting air and water quality and maintaining our environments for future generations.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jump in to coding technology with state-of-the-art robots, interactive iPads, effortless apps and gaming software to become a preschool computer whiz and engineer of the future! Ages 3 to 5 with a caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Read a good book and want to share it with others? Bring your book and be prepared to discuss it on the third Wednesday of each month.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hey Gamers! Cheer on your friends and battle other teens on multiplayer Nintendo Switch games like Super Smash Bros Ultimate and Mario Kart 8. Snacks will be provided. Grades 6-12. Registration not required
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kids in grades 3-5 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.
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Come prepared to discuss the book The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm
No registration required
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book lovers, do you want to discover friends you haven't met yet? Gather with us on the third Wednesday of each month as we talk about books and the plots, characters and themes that make each novel a unique work of art!
No registration required
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bring us your Microsoft Office-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required. Program is full.
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bring us your Microsoft Office-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
Thursday
September 19th
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All Day
Honoring POW/MIA service members and their families, the VFW Post 2894 will have their Missing Man table on the first floor lobby.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Age 3-5 years with caregiver
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Caregivers will learn emergent literacy skills in this six week, staff-guided program. Ages 6 months-1 year with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Toddler Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Caregivers will learn emergent literacy skills. Ages 6 months-1 year with caregiver.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring your plant and gardening questions to a free plant clinic. No registration required.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to use a computer. First time computer users will start at the beginning. Topics: computer terminology, operation, mouse practice. No previous computer experience expected.
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
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children are invited to read to the best listeners in the world - bunnies! Grades K-2.
No registration required
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. Age: 18+
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:30 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
Welcome the fall season with this craft night for teens and adults. Learn how to make string ball decorations and bring home your original design. Registration begins 9/5/19. Grades 6 +
Registration required, slots available.
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thought-provoking or totally engrossing-if it's a good book, we'll discuss it together! The Yadas read both fiction and nonfiction. Meet the Yadas on the third Thursday of each month for a lively discussion of the book of the month.
No registration required
Friday
September 20th
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learn the ins and outs of how to get your historical property improvements approved.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Age 4-5 years with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Preschool Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spark an interest in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math). We’ll feature hands-on activities, literacy and fun. Themes vary by program. Ages 3-5 with years with caregiver. Registration required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Have a knitting or crocheting project to finish? Need some quiet time with your craft? Want to meet new people? Bring your own needles, yarn, and patterns and hang out with fellow crafters at Russell Memorial Library.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hop over to the South Norfolk Library and read to the best listeners. Bunnies! Practice reading and make a new furry friend! All Ages
No registration required
Saturday
September 21st
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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
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Learn to knit or crochet and donate items made to a local charity. All finished projects will be donated to infants in need. Yarn is provided. Bring a size G crochet hook or size 6 pair knitting needles.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Want to save money? Learn how to efficiently stretch your dollars for groceries and other household staples with coupons. Find out when to stock up, how to find the best bargains and share tips on rebates, discounts, and cashback offers.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tap into your artistic side and unleash your hidden Picasco. Learn tips and tricks you'll use to paint a small masterpiece. Supplies are furnished. Come out and share in the fun.
Registration required, slots available.
Sunday
September 22nd
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There are no events today.
Monday
September 23rd
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
What is computer coding anyway? Whether you have experience or not, come explore coding activities 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
Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 2-3 with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Toddler Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
11:15 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 2-3 with caregiver.
No registration required
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. Bring the whole gang in to this storytime for all ages. No registration required.
No registration required
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required, slots available.
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cinema lovers, start your week with a midday snack and a movie on us. A popular film will be screened each Monday. Before the movie starts, answer fun trivia questions with a friend.
Feature Film: Crazy, Rich Asians
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Let your creativity take shape! Join the Library's block party and build new creations using materials from our LEGO collection and more. Participate in challenges and free play. Grades K-5.
Registration required, slots available.
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Be a literacy sheriff and show those sight words who's boss by learning and reinforcing common sight words. This program is for beginner readers and will include fun games and activities. Ages 5-7
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
Tuesday
September 24th
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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! Ages 24-36 mo. with caregiver. No registration required.
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. Ages 14+
No registration required
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
What is computer coding anyway? Whether you have experience or not, come explore coding activities 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 preschooler's lifelong love of reading. Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Age 3-5 years with caregiver
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. 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. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Baby Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 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.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. Registration is not required.
No registration required
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Age 4-5 years with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Preschool Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Age 4-5 years with caregiver
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 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.
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 - 4:15 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. 6-8 years
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn to code with Chesapeake’s young aspiring coders and programmers. Our mini-workshops cover the basics with fresh innovative activities. Grades 3-5. No registration required.
No registration required
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! Ages 6-11
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Step into the spotlight. This is your moment to shine! Read scripts and learn to entertain audiences with your voice, expressions and gestures through Reader's Theater. Grades K-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
5:30 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
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Twinkle, twinkle you're a star! After a long day at school and work, wind down at the library with a couple of great books and fun activities. Get suggestions for some great books to check-out to make bedtime fun!
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
September 25th
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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
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
What is computer coding anyway? Whether you have experience or not, come explore coding activities 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. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 24-36 mo. with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 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 or blanket. All ages
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun. Age 2 years with caregiver. Registration is not required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 months-23 months with a caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Baby Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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 a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
What is a bullet journal? Bullet journals are perfect for people who love to-do lists, are into goal setting and habit tracking, or who want to become more organized. It's also for the artsy, creative types who want to doodle their thoughts. We help you create one, and show you lists can be fun.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Make your feet your friend and walk your way into healthy living! Join us for a short walk and some light stretching.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Vamos en una aventura bilingüe, combinando libros y canciones en inglés y español. Let’s go on a bilingual language adventure combining books and songs in English and Spanish. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hoof it to the Library for storytime. Hang out with goats and meet some new kids. Preschoolers with caregivers.
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. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Toddler Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, 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 - 3:30 pm
Maximize your professional presence at conferences, networking events, and business meetings. Learn how to expand your social network, maintain professional appeal, and meet contacts.
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 3-5 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.
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
No registration required
Thursday
September 26th
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Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
What is computer coding anyway? Whether you have experience or not, come explore coding activities 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 - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Caregivers will learn emergent literacy skills in this six week, staff-guided program. Ages 6 months-1 year with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Toddler Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Caregivers will learn emergent literacy skills. Ages 6 months-1 year with caregiver.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spark an interest in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math). We’ll feature hands-on activities, literacy and fun. Themes vary by program. Ages 3-5 with years with caregiver. Registration required.
Registration required, slots available.
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. Registration required.
Registration required, slots available.
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
GED tutoring is available in your neighborhood! Contact Chesapeake's Adult & Continuing Education Department to register for classes and improve your skills in reading, language and math. Age: 18+
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
A night of fun for adults with classic games like Domino's, Chess, Bingo and more! Ages 18+
No registration required
Friday
September 27th
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
What is computer coding anyway? Whether you have experience or not, come explore coding activities at your own pace by signing out coding kits for in-library use. For ages 6-12 years.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Age 4-5 years with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Preschool Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Hey gamers! Cheer on your friends and battle other teens on multiplayer Nintendo Switch games like Super Smash Bros Ultimate and Mario Kart 8! Snacks will be provided.
No registration required
Saturday
September 28th
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All Day
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
What is computer coding anyway? Whether you have experience or not, come explore coding activities at your own pace by signing out coding kits for in-library use. For ages 6-12 years.
No registration required
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
We're celebrating the work of local urban fiction writers. Meet popular author Kiki Swinson and others who transform life experiences into stories filled with excitement. Don't miss it. Register now!
Registration required, slots available.
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Experience an evening of meditation, music, and mood-lighting. Kids age 6+ learn introductory yoga techniques while adults participate in a guided meditation session. Come together for additional mindfulness techniques for all.
No registration required
Sunday
September 29th
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Monday
September 30th
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 2-3 with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Toddler Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.
Registration required, slots available.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
11:15 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 2-3 with caregiver.
No registration required
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. Bring the whole gang in to this storytime for all ages. No registration required.
No registration required
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Registration required, slots available.
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cinema lovers, start your week with a midday snack and a movie on us. A popular film will be screened each Monday. Before the movie starts, answer fun trivia questions with a friend.
Feature Film: Beauty Shop
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Use Arduino micro-controllers from the library’s building kits to build LED eyes that follow motion, and design a case to make them into a creature that will follow your hand! (Ages 12-18)
No registration required
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Be a literacy sheriff and show those sight words who's boss by learning and reinforcing common sight words. This program is for beginner readers and will include fun games and activities. Ages 5-7
Registration required, slots available.
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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