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Thursday
November 1st
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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
Junior Block Party 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.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Discover the power of coding and get plugged in to computer science by enrolling in the Library's mini workshops. Tinker and play with technology during fun, interactive lessons.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Traditionally, the Day of the Dead is a special time to remember loved ones who are no longer with us. Learn more! Featuring: Mexican Bingo (Loteria) and cultural crafts.
Registration required, slots available.
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
So. Norfolk Reschedule
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Save a life learn hands-only CPR. Chest compressions help give victims the best chance at a good outcome. Learn to provide vital support using CPR and an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Join us for lively discussions of books written by and about African Americans. This month's selection is Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson. No registration required.
No registration required
Friday
November 2nd
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4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Beginners Workshop | 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 5-12.
Registration required, slots available.
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A cinematic event that explores classic and important films. Sit down with us as we view selected films and discuss how each movie impacted film-making and culture. Film: To be announced Doors open at 7:30pm
No registration required
Saturday
November 3rd
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Scope out new reads, score writing tips, and network with our region's local writing talent.
No registration required
Sunday
November 4th
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There are no events today.
Monday
November 5th
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
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 23 months with caregiver
Registration required, slots available.
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! Recommended for ages 24 to 35 months with caregiver
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
No registration required
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
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
Ready, Set, Explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. For Grades 3-5
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.
Join Junior Achievement in their, "It's My Life" program series.
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. Grades 6-12.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join your library's Teen Advisory Group and earn volunteer hours. Get involved by participating in teen activities and creating content for the library. Grades 6-12.
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 - 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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
Tuesday
November 6th
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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 - 12:00 pm
Learn how to use the computer for the first time. Topics: computer terminology, operation, mouse practice. No previous computer experience expected.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Grab a spot and get ready to rhyme and sing. All ages, with a focus on preschool.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 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. All ages
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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, slots available.
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 required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4-H Spin club. Register with 4-H.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to find and evaluate information online. Topics: browsers, search engines, websites, hyperlinks. Completion of Computer & Keyboard Basics or previous experience is expected.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lights, Camera, Action! Read all about it! Join the Russell Reader's Theater and learn to read with purpose. K-5th grade.
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. Grades 6-12.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
CANCELLED 10/31/18
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 How to Write a Proper Source Citation.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
So, you have an idea in mind for a novel but can't find the time to sit down and write? No more excuses! Come join us for the National Novel Writing Month Write-In. Maybe being around other budding authors will inspire you to write the next bestseller.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:30 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.
This class has been cancelled.
No registration required
Wednesday
November 7th
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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 required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Grab a spot and get ready to rhyme and sing. All ages, with a focus on preschool.
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 to 35 months with caregiver
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Read, sing, and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3 to 5
No registration required
11:15 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 with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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.
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.
2:30 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.
3:00 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. 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. Grades 6-12.
No registration required
Thursday
November 8th
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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! Recommended for ages 6 months – 1 year olds with caregiver.
Registration required, slots available.
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 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 2013 Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Discover the power of coding and get plugged in to computer science by enrolling in the Library's mini workshops. Tinker and play with technology during fun, interactive lessons.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Get your creative juices flowing with fun games and exercises to enhance your writing. Grades 3-5. Registration required.
Registration required, slots available.
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
CANCELLED 10/31/18
No registration required
Friday
November 9th
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10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for a dance program involving music and movement! Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver. No adult registration required. Please complete a registration for each child that will be attending the event.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
Saturday
November 10th
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
So, you have an idea in mind for a novel but can't find the time to sit down and write? No more excuses! Come join us for the National Novel Writing Month Write-In. Maybe being around other budding authors will inspire you to write the next bestseller.
No registration required
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Be merry! Be bright! Join us as artisans, crafters and innovators gather at the Merry Market. Featuring: Santa, Mrs. Claus, music, science, crafts, stories and a gingerbread house contest.
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
2:00 pm - 3:30 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.
Sunday
November 11th
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All Day
Holiday
No registration required
Monday
November 12th
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All Day
Holiday
No registration required
Tuesday
November 13th
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Sa
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 use the computer keyboard to type and edit information. Topics: keyboard layout, key functions, modifier keys. No previous computer experience expected.
Registration required, slots available.
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Grab a spot and get ready to rhyme and sing. All ages, with a focus on preschool.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 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. All ages
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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, 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 How to Write a Proper Source Citation.
Registration required, slots available.
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 required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Bring your creativity to the library and craft a masterpiece worthy of a museum. Ages 4 to 5 without caregiver
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM, books, activities and crafts Grades K-2
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lights, Camera, Action! Read all about it! Join the Russell Reader's Theater and learn to read with purpose. K-5th grade.
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. Grades 6-12.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
So, you have an idea in mind for a novel but can't find the time to sit down and write? No more excuses! Come join us for the National Novel Writing Month Write-In. Maybe being around other budding authors will inspire you to write the next bestseller.
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
November 14th
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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 required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Learn how to use the computer for the first time. Topics: computer terminology, operation, mouse practice. No previous computer experience expected.
Registration required, slots available.
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in between sessions. Ages 6 months- 2 yrs.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Grab a spot and get ready to rhyme and sing. All ages, with a focus on preschool.
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 to 35 months with caregiver
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Read, sing, and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3 to 5
No registration required
11:15 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 with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:00 pm - 3:00 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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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 - 4:00 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.
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
Travel back in time with us to 1621. You’re invited to a feast of stories and crafts as we explore Native American and Pilgrim traditions. All ages.
Registration required, slots available.
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. 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. Grades 6-12.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Love to read? Then you'll enjoy talking about books with the Novel Ladies on the third Wednesday of each month. No registration required.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
So, you have an idea in mind for a novel but can't find the time to sit down and write? No more excuses! Come join us for the National Novel Writing Month Write-In. Maybe being around other budding authors will inspire you to write the next bestseller.
No registration required
Thursday
November 15th
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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 6 months to 11 months with caregiver
Registration required, slots available.
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! Recommended for ages 6 months – 1 year olds with caregiver.
Registration required, slots available.
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Ready, Set, Explore...science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Boldly step into a new adventure with 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 and get plugged in to computer science by enrolling in the Library's mini workshops. Tinker and play with technology during fun, interactive lessons.
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
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ready, set, explore...all things STEAM! These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math.
Registration required, slots available.
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Yadas read both fiction and nonfiction. Join in for a lively discussion of the monthly selection.
No registration required
Friday
November 16th
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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 - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in between sessions. Ages 3-5 with caregiver.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
These hands-on classes include activities focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. Visit www.infopeake.org to view class descriptions. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver.
Registration required, slots available.
Saturday
November 17th
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Sa
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Join the Friends of the Library to have first dibs at their monthly book sale. First hour is members only. The sale opens to everyone at 10:30 am.
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. Grades K-5
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Calling all Gamers! Show off your skills for our very first friendly gaming competition. We will begin this tournament promptly at 2:00pm so we can make sure all can play. Get your game on and be ready to have some fun! ***Please indicate grade level when registering***
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Advanced Workshop | 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 5-12.
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM, books, activities and crafts Grades K-2
No registration required
Sunday
November 18th
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There are no events today.
Monday
November 19th
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All Day
Spread some holiday cheer! Stop by the Major Hillard Library between Nov 19-Dec 10 to sign a holiday card for a nursing home resident in our community.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
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! Recommended for 1 & 2 year olds with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
No registration required
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
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.
Join Junior Achievement in their, "It's My Life" program series.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 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.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Calling all future engineers, architects and designers! The Library’s Lego© collection is waiting for your creativity to take shape. Let’s build together. Grades K-2.
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. Grades 6-12.
No registration required
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM! These hands-on classes include activities focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. Grades K-2.
Registration required, slots available.
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
So, you have an idea in mind for a novel but can't find the time to sit down and write? No more excuses! Come join us for the National Novel Writing Month Write-In. Maybe being around other budding authors will inspire you to write the next bestseller.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
So, you have an idea in mind for a novel but can't find the time to sit down and write? No more excuses! Come join us for the National Novel Writing Month Write-In. Maybe being around other budding authors will inspire you to write the next bestseller.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Network with other mystery writers to enhance the craft. Writers of all genres are welcome to attend.
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, slots available.
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This group is associated with the Chesapeake Crime Prevention Council and the Chesapeake Police Department.
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.
Tuesday
November 20th
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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
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. All ages
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, slots available.
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Bring your creativity to the library and craft a masterpiece worthy of a museum. Ages 4 to 5 without caregiver
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM, books, activities and crafts Grades K-2
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lights, Camera, Action! Read all about it! Join the Russell Reader's Theater and learn to read with purpose. K-5th grade.
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. Grades 6-12.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Backyard Gardeners will present a topic about gardening.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Learn how to add, edit and save text to create a document. Topics: ribbon toolbar, formatting, copying and pasting, printing.
Registration required, slots available.
Wednesday
November 21st
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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 required.
No registration required
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Holiday
No registration required
Thursday
November 22nd
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Sa
All Day
Holiday
No registration required
Friday
November 23rd
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Sa
All Day
Holiday
No registration required
Saturday
November 24th
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There are no events today.
Sunday
November 25th
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There are no events today.
Monday
November 26th
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9:30 am - 4:15 pm
Interviewing for LA I
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
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 23 months with caregiver
Registration required, slots available.
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! Recommended for 1 & 2 year olds with caregiver.
Registration required, slots available.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
No registration required
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please contact the Information Desk to make an appointment.
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.
Join Junior Achievement in their, "It's My Life" program series.
No registration required
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Organizational meeting for Dia Event 2019
No registration required
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Organizational meeting
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:30 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. Registration Required: Grades 3-5
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Calling all future engineers, architects and designers! The Library’s Lego© collection is waiting for your creativity to take shape. Let’s build together. Grades 3-5.
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. Grades 6-12.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Ready, Set, Explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Grades K-5.
No registration required
Tuesday
November 27th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
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 - 11:00 am
Grab a spot and get ready to rhyme and sing. All ages, with a focus on preschool.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:45 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. All ages
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, slots available.
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 required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Bring your creativity to the library and craft a masterpiece worthy of a museum. Ages 4 to 5 without caregiver
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Understand the basic concepts of social media. Topics: Facebook and other popular platforms. Completion of Internet Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
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
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM, books, activities and crafts Grades K-2
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lights, Camera, Action! Read all about it! Join the Russell Reader's Theater and learn to read with purpose. K-5th grade.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Discover the power of coding and get plugged in to computer science by enrolling in the Library's mini workshops. Tinker and play with technology during fun, interactive lessons. Grades 3-5.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
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 the chosen title by a Black author. Reserve your copy and join us for discussion. Registration not required.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 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.
Wednesday
November 28th
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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 required.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in between sessions. Ages 6 months- 2 yrs.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Grab a spot and get ready to rhyme and sing. All ages, with a focus on preschool.
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 to 35 months with caregiver
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Read, sing, and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3 to 5
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
11:15 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 with caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:00 pm - 3:00 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.
3:00 pm - 4:00 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.
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. Grades 6-12.
No registration required
Thursday
November 29th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
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 6 months to 11 months with caregiver
Registration required, slots available.
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! Recommended for ages 6 months – 1 year olds with caregiver.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ready, Set, Explore...science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ready, Set, Explore...all things STEAM! These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Grades K to 5.
Registration required, slots available.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Discover the power of coding and get plugged in to computer science by enrolling in the Library's mini workshops. Tinker and play with technology during fun, interactive lessons.
Registration required, slots available.
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
No registration required
Friday
November 30th
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Tu
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Sa
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in between sessions. Ages 3-5 with caregiver.
No registration required
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Calling all punks, mods and rockers, please come out for a celebration of the life and music of the legendary Link Wray. Beth Wray Webb and Chris Webb, Link's daughter and grandson, will be on hand to share stories, and Chris will kick out the jams performing a number of his grandad's songs.
No registration required