Event Calendar

Friday
March 1st
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Looking for hidden treasure? Shop the Friends Book Sale. The Friends provide great deals on gently used books, music and movies. Each purchase supports library classes and events.
No registration required
All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Work on online job application.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration! Develop new 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
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver & registration required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
7:00 pm - 10:00 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- Avengers: Infinity War | PG-13
No registration required
Saturday
March 2nd
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Looking for hidden treasure? Shop the Friends Book Sale. The Friends provide great deals on gently used books, music and movies. Each purchase supports library classes and events.
No registration required
All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
REvolutionize your closet this spring using principles of slow fashion. Learn budget friendly ways to REsearch, REduce, REstyle, REstore, REfashion, and REcycle clothing to maximize your options and minimize your impact on the earth.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Performance scheduled for March 9 at Major Hillard. Get to know Daisy Bates, a civil rights activist and publisher, during a time of opposition while she supported the Little Rock Nine students and worked towards school integration in Arkansas. Questions and discussion are welcome.
No registration required
Sunday
March 3rd
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Looking for hidden treasure? Shop the Friends Book Sale. The Friends provide great deals on gently used books, music and movies. Each purchase supports library classes and events.
No registration required
All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
Monday
March 4th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Looking for hidden treasure? Shop the Friends Book Sale. The Friends provide great deals on gently used books, music and movies. Each purchase supports library classes and events.
No registration required
All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
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
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Head Start Registration.
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
11:30 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 - 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 - 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. Program is full.
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 and Keyboard Basics or previous skills expected.
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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don’t get bored - get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends - build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts. No registration required.
No registration required
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Learn to use simple HTML and CSS coding to make your favorite superhero into pixel art or create your own hero! Then make your design into a magnet or keychain to take home!
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connect with other sewists who are as passionate about garment sewing and design as you are. Share what you’re making, learn new techniques, get advice, and, of course, sew. Bring your own project or participate in the guided activity.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Are you looking for a way to get involved in your community and build leadership skills? Join TAG! Ask a staff member for an application today and start earning community service hours.
No registration required
Tuesday
March 5th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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.
Registration required, slots available.
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Looking for hidden treasure? Shop the Friends Book Sale. The Friends provide great deals on gently used books, music and movies. Each purchase supports library classes and events.
No registration required
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Youth Presentation
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Grab your hat and read with the Cat! Celebrate Read Across America and the good Doctor's birthday with games, crafts and fun. Ages 2 – 6 with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Call to set up an appointment and let the Library connect you with a network of local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, résumé help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
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
Call to set up an appointment and let the Library connect you with a network of local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, résumé help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn to code with Chesapeake’s young aspiring coders and programmers. Join the coding movement! 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
Don’t get bored - get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends - build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts. No registration required.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Teens! Use art to express your feelings about social injustice. Show the world how small acts of racism impact your life. Create art based on the work of poet Claudia Rankin in Citizen: An American Lyric.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Career Coaches will help youth ages 16-24 prepare for the NextGen Opportunity Fair on March 7th from 6pm-8pm at the Chesapeake Conference Center as well as apply for the NextGen Regional Internship Program.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Classes are offered to students wishing to improve their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation of taking the General Educational Development (GED) test.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Classes are offered to students wishing to improve their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation of taking the General Educational Development (GED) test.
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 Sharecropping and Its Place in Genealogy.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Prepare for hurricane season survival with the Office of Emergency Management.
No registration required
Wednesday
March 6th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Looking for hidden treasure? Shop the Friends Book Sale. The Friends provide great deals on gently used books, music and movies. Each purchase supports library classes and events.
No registration required
All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come knit with us! It doesn't matter whether you are just beginning or have years of experience. No registration required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Interested in current events? Opinionated? Then let's be heard! Bring a cup of coffee and share your take on the world's news with other interested people. No registration needed
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Head Start Registration.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM! These hands-on classes include activities focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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
Don’t get bored - get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends - build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts. No registration required.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kids in grades K- 2 are invited to join our Crazy 8s Math Club! This is a club unlike any other. It is designed to show kids that numbers are anything but boring. Kids will jump, play and build to learn mathematical concepts.
Registration required. 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.
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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.
Registration required, slots available.
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Get to know Daisy Bates, a civil rights activist and publisher, during a time of opposition while she supported the Little Rock Nine students and worked towards school integration in Arkansas. Questions and discussion are welcome.
No registration required
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
March 7th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Looking for hidden treasure? Shop the Friends Book Sale. The Friends provide great deals on gently used books, music and movies. Each purchase supports library classes and events.
No registration required
All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to save, find, and organize files. Topics: file types, saving files, organizing folders, Windows Explorer. Completion of Computer & Keyboard Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 4:00 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.
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. Grades K-5
Registration required, slots available.
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Classes are offered to students wishing to improve their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation of taking the General Educational Development (GED) test.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
CPR/AED training by the Chesapeake Fire Department. Registration can be done at http://www.cityofchesapeake.net/government/City-Departments/Departments/fire/ems/Hands-Only-CPR.htm
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Classes are offered to students wishing to improve their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation of taking the General Educational Development (GED) test.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Embrace the essence of community with literary discussions of culture, history and politics of the African American experience. We are participating in the NEA Big Read: Hampton Roads with Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American Lyric.
No registration required
Friday
March 8th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Looking for hidden treasure? Shop the Friends Book Sale. The Friends provide great deals on gently used books, music and movies. Each purchase supports library classes and events.
No registration required
All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
Saturday
March 9th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Through the 10 monthly classes and one-on-one coaching, you can break free from living paycheck to paycheck, avoid late payment and penalty fees and keep more money for yourself! Class runs September 2018 - June 2019
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
Get to know Daisy Bates, a civil rights activist and publisher, during a time of opposition while she supported the Little Rock Nine students and worked towards school integration in Arkansas. Questions and discussion are welcome.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Learn how to read and send email using a web-based program. Topics: composing new messages, reading and replying to messages, attachments, inbox organization. Completion of Internet Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Read to a certified therapy dog. Improve your reading skills and make new canine friends! Grades K-5.
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Express yourself while sharing moments of racism with other teens in a safe space. Just as Claudia Rankine writes about experiences seen in headlines or daily on the streets in Citizen: An American Lyric – you too can be seen and heard.
No registration required
Sunday
March 10th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
Monday
March 11th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
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
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Head Start Registration.
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
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Discover the most modern strategies for developing a professional resume. In this workshop we will review mock-resumes, suggest edits, and openly discuss what makes a resume stand out in a positive way.
Registration required, slots available.
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
11:30 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 - 3:00 pm
Make the library part of your homeschool curriculum. Join us for programming and a place to hang out while you explore. Weekly instruction starts at 1 pm. Content may not be for all ages.
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.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Does your child need a little extra help with an assignment or concept in school? We're here to assist. We encourage you to register your child for one of the 30 minute slots to meet with our certified staff member for tutoring. (Grades K-5)
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don’t get bored - get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends - build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts. No registration required.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Does your child need a little extra help with an assignment or concept in school? We're here to assist. We encourage you to register your child for one of the 30 minute slots to meet with our certified staff member for tutoring. (Grades K-5)
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gather with other teen artists, designers, fashionistas and cosplayers to reimagine your own manikin inspired by Nick Cave’s Soundsuits. Part of NEA Big Read: Hampton Roads series on "Citizen: An American Lyric" by Claudia Rankine.
Registration required, slots available.
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.
5:30 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 - 8:00 pm
Network with other mystery writers and enhance the craft. Writers of all genres are welcome to join the local chapter of this international organization.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun.
No registration required
Tuesday
March 12th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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.
Registration required, slots available.
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 Sharecropping and its place in genealogy.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Let’s dance and sing! Come shake, shimmy and boogie up a storm at our dance party featuring favorite songs from our children’s music collection. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Call to set up an appointment and let the Library connect you with a network of local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, résumé help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
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
Call to set up an appointment and let the Library connect you with a network of local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, résumé help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn to code with Chesapeake’s young aspiring coders and programmers. Join the coding movement! 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
Don’t get bored - get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends - build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts. No registration required.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Teens, spend an afternoon with your friends, a microphone and free pizza. Share your own poetry about social injustice based on the work of poet Claudia Rankin in Citizen: An American Lyric or applaud someone else's work at this family-friendly event.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Classes are offered to students wishing to improve their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation of taking the General Educational Development (GED) test.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Classes are offered to students wishing to improve their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation of taking the General Educational Development (GED) test.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hampton Roads is reading one book! Join the community discussion about what it means to be a citizen in our culture today as we delve into this award-winning New York Times bestseller.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Prepare for hurricane season and other disasters with the City of Chesapeake's Office of Emergency Management.
No registration required
Wednesday
March 13th
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New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
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
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Head Start Registration.
No registration required
11:45 am - 4:00 pm
General Meeting and Coalition Board Meeting.
No registration required
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.
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
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 is not required.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don’t get bored - get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends - build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts. No registration required.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kids in grades K- 2 are invited to join our Crazy 8s Math Club! This is a club unlike any other. It is designed to show kids that numbers are anything but boring. Kids will jump, play and build to learn mathematical concepts.
Registration required. 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 - 7:30 pm
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.
Registration required, slots available.
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Get to know Daisy Bates, a civil rights activist and publisher, during a time of opposition while she supported the Little Rock Nine students and worked towards school integration in Arkansas. Questions and discussion are welcome.
No registration required
Thursday
March 14th
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All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Are you raising your grandchildren? Connect with a support group while learning about resources and opportunities for your family's well-being. Sponsor: Chesapeake 55+
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun.
No registration required
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Feel the power of zen... Discover the art of mindfulness in this relaxing class featuring basic yoga positions and a story! Don’t forget your yoga mat or blanket. Ages 3 to 5 with a caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full.
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! Grades K-5
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Discover the power of coding! Learn coding basics and build from there in these weekly interactive lessons. Laptops are provided. Space is limited, registration is required. Grades 6-12
Registration required, slots available.
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Classes are offered to students wishing to improve their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation of taking the General Educational Development (GED) test.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Classes are offered to students wishing to improve their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation of taking the General Educational Development (GED) test.
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
Paint night for teens and adults! Paint a canvas and socialize with friends, what more could you ask for? Register since space and materials are limited. One person per registration, please.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Poetry Prose and Pizza set up
No registration required
Friday
March 15th
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Staff Professional Development
No registration required
All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Write a poem based on themes from Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine, the NEA Big Read: Hampton Roads selection. Poems submitted by March 1 to your library are eligible to win a Kindle Fire HD. Winners will be announced tonight.
No registration required
Saturday
March 16th
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New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
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 - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
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
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Bring your creativity to the library and craft a masterpiece worthy of a museum. Grades K-2.
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A learning expedition is about to begin! Explore different cultures, dabble in science and technology and seek new adventures. Featuring: books, activities and crafts. Grades K-5.
No registration required
Sunday
March 17th
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All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
Monday
March 18th
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All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
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
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Head Start Registration.
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
11:30 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 - 3:00 pm
Make the library part of your homeschool curriculum. Join us for programming and a place to hang out while you explore. Weekly instruction starts at 1 pm. Content may not be for all ages.
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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to create a flyer from scratch. Topics: textboxes, modifying images, object layering, printing. Completion of Word Basics or equivalent skills expected.
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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Does your child need a little extra help with an assignment or concept in school? We're here to assist. We encourage you to register your child for one of the 30 minute slots to meet with our certified staff member for tutoring. (Grades K-5)
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don’t get bored - get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends - build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts. No registration required.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Calling all future engineers and architects! Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the library’s Lego© collection. Grades K-2.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Does your child need a little extra help with an assignment or concept in school? We're here to assist. We encourage you to register your child for one of the 30 minute slots to meet with our certified staff member for tutoring. (Grades K-5)
Registration required, slots available.
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Does your child need a little extra help with an assignment or concept in school? We're here to assist. We encourage you to register your child for one of the 30 minute slots to meet with our certified staff member for tutoring. (Grades K-5)
Registration required, slots available.
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Does your child need a little extra help with an assignment or concept in school? We're here to assist. We encourage you to register your child for one of the 30 minute slots to meet with our certified staff member for tutoring. (Grades K-5)
Registration required, slots available.
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Discover Alice Tregway as she worked for change with national civil rights leaders. The film explores how the lives of Chicago’s black residents were affected in education, employment and politics during the Chicago Freedom Movement.
No registration required
Tuesday
March 19th
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All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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.
Registration required, slots available.
10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Learn how to find and evaluate information online. Topics: browsers, search engines, websites, hyperlinks. Completion of computer basics or previous experience expected.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM! These hands-on classes include activities focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. No registration required.
No registration required
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Share your favorite books through conversation with other interested readers and expand your circle of friends. Please call or visit the library for the title each month. No registration required.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Call to set up an appointment and let the Library connect you with a network of local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, résumé help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 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.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Call to set up an appointment and let the Library connect you with a network of local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, résumé help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn to code with Chesapeake’s young aspiring coders and programmers. Join the coding movement! 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
Don’t get bored - get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends - build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts. No registration required.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Classes are offered to students wishing to improve their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation of taking the General Educational Development (GED) test.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Classes are offered to students wishing to improve their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation of taking the General Educational Development (GED) test.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Learn how to navigate, practice, and prepare for your next job interview. In this workshop we will take a close look at the most common and tricky interview questions and how to develop responses that will increase your chance for success.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Prepare for hurricane season survival with the City of Chesapeake Emergency Management.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Gardening topics presented by the Backyard Gardeners
Topic: Good Management Practices for Warm Season Lawns presented by Jim Lachowicz.
No registration required
Wednesday
March 20th
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All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come knit with us! It doesn't matter whether you are just beginning or have years of experience. No registration required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Interested in current events? Opinionated? Then let's be heard! Bring a cup of coffee and share your take on the world's news with other interested people. No registration needed
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Head Start Registration.
No registration required
10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Learn how to read and send email using a web-based program. Topics: composing new messages, reading and replying to messages, attachments, inbox organization. Completion of Internet Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
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
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
Don’t get bored - get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends - build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts. No registration required.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kids in grades K- 2 are invited to join our Crazy 8s Math Club! This is a club unlike any other. It is designed to show kids that numbers are anything but boring. Kids will jump, play and build to learn mathematical concepts.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Quarterly HOA Board Meeting
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 - 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.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book lovers, do you want to discover friends you haven't met yet while talking about what makes novels unique? This month we are participating in the NEA Big Read: Hampton Roads with Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American Lyric.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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.
Registration required, slots available.
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.
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Gather with other teen artists, designers, fashionistas and cosplayers to reimagine your own manikin inspired by Nick Cave’s Soundsuits. Part of NEA Big Read: Hampton Roads series on "Citizen: An American Lyric" by Claudia Rankine.
Registration required, slots available.
Thursday
March 21st
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All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A learning expedition is about to begin! Explore different cultures, dabble in science and technology and seek new adventures. Featuring: books, activities and crafts. Grades K-2
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Grab some glitter, squirt some glue; what you make is up to you! Creativity sparks curiosity. Join us for an afternoon of crafts and conversation. Featuring: pure imagination and other craft supplies. Grades 3-8
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Discover the power of coding! Learn coding basics and build from there in these weekly interactive lessons. Laptops are provided. Space is limited, registration is required. Grades 6-12
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Select a book and read to the best listeners in the world, bunnies and guinea pigs. Practice reading in order to improve your reading skills and make bouncy friends!
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Classes are offered to students wishing to improve their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation of taking the General Educational Development (GED) test.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Classes are offered to students wishing to improve their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation of taking the General Educational Development (GED) test.
No registration required
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
March 22nd
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All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun. Looking for more information? Visit www.infopeake.org for class details. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
1:30 pm - 5:30 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
Children are invited to read to the best listeners in the world - bunnies!
No registration required
Saturday
March 23rd
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All Day
New York Times best-selling author, Claudia Rankine, shared her thoughts through "Citizen: An American Lyric" and people are listening. Teens - do you have thoughts about racism and privilege? Grab an index card—Write your thoughts—Stick it on the hoodie.
No registration required
All Day
Use our magnetic chalkboard to express yourself with a lyric to your own song about what it means to be a citizen today. While at the library, check out what everyone in Hampton Roads is reading, Claudia Rankine’s "Citizen: An American Lyric".
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Looking for hidden treasure? Discover bargains galore! The Friends of the Library provide great deals on gently used books, music, magazines and movies. Each purchase supports library classes and events.
No registration required
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Learn about gardening with your child. Please bring empty egg cartons, pots, ice cube trays or anything reusable for starting your plants. Seeds, soil and expert advice will be provided!
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Coding and robotics go hand-in-hand. If you had fun at our coding events this fall, take your interest to the next level and apply what you’ve learned in our upcoming robotics classes. Grades 3-5.
Registration required, slots available.
Sunday
March 24th
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There are no events today.
Monday
March 25th
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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 - 2:00 pm
Head Start Registration.
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
Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver.
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
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Explore early literacy concepts with your three-year-old while we introduce a wide variety of books, songs and finger-plays. We’ll start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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 - 3:00 pm
Make the library part of your homeschool curriculum. Join us for programming and a place to hang out while you explore. Weekly instruction starts at 1 pm. Content may not be for all ages.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don’t get bored - get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends - build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts. No registration required.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Calling all future engineers and architects! Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the library’s Lego© collection. Grades 3-5.
Registration required, slots available.
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Need to get organized? Ever wonder what a bullet journal actually is? We help you create one and walk you through the simple setup process - all you need is the inclination and 15 minutes a day.
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
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Create art together at the Library! Work on engaging, hands-on projects individually or team up as a family.
Registration required, slots available.
Tuesday
March 26th
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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 18 months to 35 months with caregiver
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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.
Registration required, slots available.
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
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 11:00 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 3-5 with caregiver
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Explore early literacy concepts with your three-year-old while we introduce a wide variety of books, songs and finger-plays. We’ll start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new 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 - 12:00 pm
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Call to set up an appointment and let the Library connect you with a network of local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, résumé help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Call to set up an appointment and let the Library connect you with a network of local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, résumé help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
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
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn to code with Chesapeake’s young aspiring coders and programmers. Join the coding movement! 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
Don’t get bored - get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends - build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts. No registration required.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Classes are offered to students wishing to improve their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation of taking the General Educational Development (GED) test.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Classes are offered to students wishing to improve their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation of taking the General Educational Development (GED) test.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Read any good books lately? Join us for this unconventional book club. No book assignments. Just stop by and share the titles you are currently reading with like-minded peers. This month's genre: Romance.
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.
Registration required, slots available.
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
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Develop important strategies for approaching the many employers of at any job fair. In this workshop we will introduce you to the most important tactics to utilize when working with a wide network of employers during hiring events.
Registration required, slots available.
Wednesday
March 27th
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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 6 months to 18 months with caregiver
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
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Head Start Registration.
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 to 11 months with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:45 am
The early years are full of excitement, growth and exploration. Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Focus on school readiness skills and behaviors to help prepare your preschooler for the transition into a kindergarten classroom. Ages 4 to 5 years without a caregiver
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver.
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 - 3:00 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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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
Don’t get bored - get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends - build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts. No registration required.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kids in grades K- 2 are invited to join our Crazy 8s Math Club! This is a club unlike any other. It is designed to show kids that numbers are anything but boring. Kids will jump, play and build to learn mathematical concepts.
Registration required. 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 - 7:30 pm
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.
Registration required, slots available.
Thursday
March 28th
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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring hands-on activities and fun Grades K to 5.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Discover the power of coding! Learn coding basics and build from there in these weekly interactive lessons. Laptops are provided. Space is limited, registration is required. Grades 6-12
Registration required, slots available.
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Classes are offered to students wishing to improve their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation of taking the General Educational Development (GED) test.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Classes are offered to students wishing to improve their reading, writing, and math skills in preparation of taking the General Educational Development (GED) test.
No registration required
Friday
March 29th
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9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
Saturday
March 30th
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10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taxes are prepared for free if: income is low to moderate, no rental income or business owner with no inventory or employees. Bring Social Security card, photo ID, last year’s tax forms and any other required information. Walk-ins only.
No registration required
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
March 31st
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