Event Calendar

Monday
July 1st
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Bring us your online technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 6 months- 2 yrs.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:30 am
Giggle and wiggle along as we read, sing and play with nursery rhymes. Your child will learn to build social and literacy skills while you connect with other caregivers. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 0-7. No registration required.
This week's theme: Camping
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Strap on your ukulele and join the frenzy. New and experienced players interested in performing music will learn popular songs from Twentyone pilots and more. Also learn how to properly read notes, chord charts, and strumming patterns.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring us your online 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 technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
It’s alive, it’s alive! No, it’s not really alive or Frankenstein Science; it’s static electricity and it’s all around us. Come learn how to create it, and possibly, how to harness it. Ages 9-11
Registration required, slots available.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online 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.
2:00 pm - 2:30 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.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 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. Ages 6-12
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:00 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.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
It’s alive, it’s alive! No, it’s not really alive or Frankenstein Science; it’s static electricity and it’s all around us. Come learn how to create it, and possibly, how to harness it. Ages 8-11
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The baby petting zoo is coming to you! Discover mini goats, sheep, pigs, ferrets, rats, chicks or turtles. All animals are tame and looking forward to meeting you. All Ages
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
July 2nd
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Begin your little one's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 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.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learn how to find and evaluate information online. Topics: browsers, search engines, websites, hyperlinks. Completion of Computer & Keyboard Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:45 am
It’s alive, it’s alive! No, it’s not really alive or Frankenstein Science; it’s static electricity and it’s all around us. Come learn how to create it, and possibly, how to harness it. Ages 5-11.
No registration required
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rain or shine, the Library is here for you. Sit back, relax and enjoy a movie. Feel free to bring in light snacks and covered drinks. After the movie kick back, grab a book and read.
No registration required
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Each session will focus on school readiness skills 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.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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
No registration required
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us every Tuesday for arts, crafts and lots of fun. Every week will be a new project or activity for you to enjoy! All ages welcome.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a résumé or cover letter and more.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
It’s alive, it’s alive! No, it’s not really alive or Frankenstein Science; it’s static electricity and it’s all around us. Come learn how to create it, and possibly, how to harness it. Ages 6-11
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rain or shine, the Library is here for you. Sit back, relax and enjoy a movie. Feel free to bring in light snacks and covered drinks. Movie: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 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 .
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This program will leave you dancing! Challenge your friends to the ultimate dance off, or if you have two left feet, learn some simple code and teach a Sphero to boogie instead.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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 6-11
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 Genealogy Mistakes and Errors.
Registration required, slots available.
6:00 pm - 7:00 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. Call us to find out our weekly genres during this year's Summer Reading Challenge.
This week's genre: Historical Fiction.
No registration required
Wednesday
July 3rd
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Begin your little one's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 6 months to 18 months with caregiver
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 required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 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 24-35 months with caregiver
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 6 months- 2 yrs.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 0-7. No registration required.
This week's theme: Camping
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 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 with caregiver
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
It’s alive, it’s alive! No, it’s not really alive or Frankenstein Science; it’s static electricity and it’s all around us. Come learn how to create it, and possibly, how to harness it. Ages 6-11
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
It’s alive, it’s alive! No, it’s not really alive or Frankenstein Science; it’s static electricity and it’s all around us. Come learn how to create it, and possibly, how to harness it. Ages 8-11. Registration Required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Rain or shine, the Library is here for you. Sit back, relax and enjoy a movie. Feel free to bring in light snacks and covered drinks. After the movie kick back, grab a book and read.
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.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Drop-in and apply your creativity and imagination to create a project! Activities explore science, technology, engineering, art and math!
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 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.
6:30 pm - 7:00 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.
Thursday
July 4th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Holiday
No registration required
Friday
July 5th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
There are no events today.
Saturday
July 6th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
7:00 pm - 8:45 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 - The Princess Bride | PG
No registration required
Sunday
July 7th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
Monday
July 8th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
All Day
Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Bring us your online technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 6 months- 2 yrs.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:30 am
Giggle and wiggle along as we read, sing and play with nursery rhymes. Your child will learn to build social and literacy skills while you connect with other caregivers. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 0-7. No registration required.
This week's theme: Space
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Strap on your ukulele and join the frenzy. New and experienced players interested in performing music will learn popular songs from Twentyone pilots and more. Also learn how to properly read notes, chord charts, and strumming patterns.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring us your online 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 technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Don’t blink! Optical illusions cause a unique connection between your eyes and your brain. Come find out how they work, how to make them work and create some of your own to challenge your friends. Ages 9-11
Registration required, slots available.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online 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.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to use the computer for the first time. Topics: computer terminology, operation, mouse practice. No previous computer experience expected.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 3:00 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. Ages 6-12
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Don’t blink! Optical illusions cause a unique connection between your eyes and your brain. Come find out how they work, how to make them work and create some of your own to challenge your friends. Ages 8-11
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Come to the library to read, dance and play using Laura Numeroff’s popular picture book series. Meet mouse and ask him to share his cookies. Post your picture with mouse and earn an Activity Badge for summer
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 - 8:00 pm
Network with other mystery writers to enhance the craft. Writers of all genres are welcome to join the local chapter of this international organization dedicated to promoting "the professional development and advancement of female crime writers."
No registration required
Tuesday
July 9th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
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.
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Share techniques and resources with other family historians. Explore monthly topics with the Library’s resident expert. Spotlight topic is Genealogy Mistakes and Errors.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Don’t blink! Optical illusions cause a unique connection between your eyes and your brain. Come find out how they work, how to make them work and create some of your own to challenge your friends. Ages 5-11.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come to the Library to read, dance and play using Laura Numeroff’s popular picture book series. Meet mouse and ask him to share his cookies. Post your picture with mouse and earn an Activity Badge for summer.
No registration required
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Each session will focus on school readiness skills 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.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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
No registration required
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us every Tuesday for arts, crafts and lots of fun. Every week will be a new project or activity for you to enjoy! All ages welcome.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a résumé or cover letter and more.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how to use the computer for the first time. Topics: computer terminology, operation, mouse practice. No previous computer experience expected.
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Don’t blink! Optical illusions cause a unique connection between your eyes and your brain. Come find out how they work, how to make them work and create some of your own to challenge your friends. Ages 6-11
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Come to the Library to read, dance and play using Laura Numeroff’s popular picture book series. Meet mouse and ask him to share his cookies. Post your picture with mouse and earn an Activity Badge for summer.
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 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 .
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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 6-11
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
These games of skill will have you rushing to beat the clock! Can you stack 5 apples? Can you move candy using only a straw? How will you eat that cookie sitting on your forehead? Ages: Teens
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
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. Call us to find out our weekly genres during this year's Summer Reading Challenge.
This week's genre: Non-Fiction.
No registration required
Wednesday
July 10th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
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 required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 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 24-35 months with caregiver
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 6 months- 2 yrs.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 0-7. No registration required.
This week's theme: Space
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring your teddy bear and come to the Chesapeake Library to see and hear instruments from the Orchestra up close and personal.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 11:30 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 with caregiver
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Don’t blink! Optical illusions cause a unique connection between your eyes and your brain. Come find out how they work, how to make them work and create some of your own to challenge your friends. Ages 6-11
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.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Don’t blink! Optical illusions cause a unique connection between your eyes and your brain. Come find out how they work, how to make them work and create some of your own to challenge your friends. Ages 8-11. Registration Required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Come to the Library to read, dance and play using Laura Numeroff’s popular picture book series. Meet mouse and ask him to share his cookies. Post your picture with mouse and earn an Activity Badge for summer.
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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Drop-in and apply your creativity and imagination to create a project! Activities explore science, technology, engineering, art and math!
No registration required
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Make your voice heard! The Chesapeake Voter Registrar’s Office will be on-hand to register you for the upcoming election, help you apply for an absentee ballot, and answer your voting questions.
No registration required
5:15 pm - 7:45 pm
This program will leave you dancing! Challenge your friends to the ultimate dance off, or if you have two left feet, learn some simple code and teach a Sphero to boogie instead.
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
Thursday
July 11th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
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
10:15 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 - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 3-5 with caregiver.
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Are you raising your grandchildren? Come join a support group while learning about resources and opportunities for your family's well-being. Sponsors: Chesapeake 55+ and Kin & Kids Consulting, LLC
No registration required
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
If you love someone with dementia, this support group might be for you. Join others who understand, and share the challenges you and your loved ones face. This group is free, open to the public and led by an experienced facilitator.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Don’t blink! Optical illusions cause a unique connection between your eyes and your brain. Come find out how they work, how to make them work and create some of your own to challenge your friends. Ages tweens & teens.
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Come to the Library to read, dance and play using Laura Numeroff’s popular picture book series. Meet mouse and ask him to share his cookies. Post your picture with mouse and earn an Activity Badge for summer.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Did you know you can learn a whole new language without using your voice? Let your hands do the talking as we learn American Sign Language FUNdamentals. Beginners or experts welcome! Ages 6-11
Registration required. Program is full.
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
Learn how to paint ceramic coasters in an impressionistic style while you socialize with friends. Ages 12 and up
Registration required, slots available.
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Embrace the essence of community; unite to read and share books written by and about Africans and African Americans. For anyone interested in literary discussion of culture, history and politics of the African American experience.
No registration required
Friday
July 12th
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come to the Library to read, dance and play using Laura Numeroff’s popular picture book series. Meet mouse and ask him to share his cookies. Post your picture with mouse and earn an Activity Badge for summer.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Come to the Library to read, dance and play using Laura Numeroff’s popular picture book series. Meet mouse and ask him to share his cookies. Post your picture with mouse and earn an Activity Badge for summer.
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.
Saturday
July 13th
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Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Interested in romance fiction? Come meet CRW, a local chapter of Romance Writers of America. Meetings start at 10:30am and workshops begin at 12:30pm.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:30 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.
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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
Sunday
July 14th
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Mo
Tu
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Sa
There are no events today.
Monday
July 15th
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Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
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 technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 6 months- 2 yrs.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:30 am
Giggle and wiggle along as we read, sing and play with nursery rhymes. Your child will learn to build social and literacy skills while you connect with other caregivers. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 0-7. No registration required.
This week's theme: Dinosaurs
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Strap on your ukulele and join the frenzy. New and experienced players interested in performing music will learn popular songs from Twentyone pilots and more. Also learn how to properly read notes, chord charts, and strumming patterns.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring us your online 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 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 - 11:45 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
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shhhhhh! Not! It’s time to make some noise at the library. We’re going to explore the science of noise, where it comes from and how we hear. Afterwards, we’ll be rocking out with homemade guitars. Ages 5-8
Registration required, slots available.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online 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.
2:00 pm - 2:30 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.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 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. Ages 6-12
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:00 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.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Shhhhhh! Not! It’s time to make some noise at the library. We’re going to explore the science of noise, where it comes from and how we hear. Afterwards, we’ll be rocking out with homemade guitars. Ages 8-11
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Catch ‘em all this summer! Celebrate the world of Pokémon with games and crafts, and check out our awesome collection of Pokémon books to help you meet your summer challenge goal.
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
Tuesday
July 16th
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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 - 12:15 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. Program is full.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Catch ‘em all this summer! Celebrate the world of Pokemon with games and crafts, and check out our awesome collection of Pokemon books to help you meet your summer challenge goal!
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Shhhhhh! Not! It’s time to make some noise at the library. We’re going to explore the science of noise, where it comes from and how we hear. Afterwards, we’ll be rocking out with homemade guitars. Ages 5-11.
No registration required
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Each session will focus on school readiness skills 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.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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
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 and a water bottle. Ages 3 to 5 with a caregiver.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us every Tuesday for arts, crafts and lots of fun. Every week will be a new project or activity for you to enjoy! All ages welcome.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a résumé or cover letter and more.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 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.
2:00 pm - 4:00 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. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Shhhhhh! Not! It’s time to make some noise at the library. We’re going to explore the science of noise, where it comes from and how we hear. Afterwards, we’ll be rocking out with homemade guitars. Ages 6-11
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Summer magic is happening at the Library! Don't miss a chance to see John Kingry, one of Virginia's most entertaining magicians perform! All Ages
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 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 .
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
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
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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 6-11
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 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. Call us to find out our weekly genres during this year's Summer Reading Challenge.
This week's genre: Graphic Novels.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Gardening topics presented by the Backyard Gardeners
Topic: Rescuing the Longleaf Pine - Jim Schroenring, U.S. Forestry Longleaf Pine Coordinator presents a program on the importance of the longleaf pine and the reforestation project the Department is doing
No registration required
Wednesday
July 17th
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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
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 required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 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 24-35 months with caregiver
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 6 months- 2 yrs.
No registration required
10:15 am - 12:15 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. Program is full.
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 0-7. No registration required.
This week's theme: Dinosaurs
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring your teddy bear and come to the Chesapeake Library to see and hear instruments from the Orchestra up close and personal.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 11:30 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 with caregiver
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shhhhhh! Not! It’s time to make some noise at the library. We’re going to explore the science of noise, where it comes from and how we hear. Afterwards, we’ll be rocking out with homemade guitars. Ages 6-11
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Shhhhhh! Not! It’s time to make some noise at the library. We’re going to explore the science of noise, where it comes from and how we hear. Afterwards, we’ll be rocking out with homemade guitars. Ages 8-11. Registration Required.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Summer magic is happening at the Library! Don't miss a chance to see John Kingry, one of Virginia's most entertaining magicians perform! All Ages. No registration. Free tickets are available starting at 2:00 pm.
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.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Drop-in and apply your creativity and imagination to create a project! Activities explore science, technology, engineering, art and math!
No registration required
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Make your voice heard! The Chesapeake Voter Registrar’s Office will be on-hand to register you for the upcoming election, help you apply for an absentee ballot, and answer your voting questions.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book lovers, do you want to discover friends you haven't met yet? Gather with us on the third Wednesday of each month as we talk about books and the plots, characters and themes that make each novel a unique work of art!
No registration required
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bring us your 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.
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Registration required, slots available.
Thursday
July 18th
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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 - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 3-5 with caregiver.
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.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Libraries rock and so do you! Show off your talents as you sing and dance to your favorite family friendly Karaoke hits. For children ages 6-12.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 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. Ages 9-11
Registration required, slots available.
2:00 pm - 3:00 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. Ages 6-11
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Shhhhhh! Not! It’s time to make some noise at the library. We’re going to explore the science of noise, where it comes from and how we hear. Afterwards, we’ll be rocking out with homemade guitars. Ages tweens & teens.
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Chesapeake, Chesapeake, what do you see? Want to see your artwork on display at City Hall? We have all the supplies you need to make a piece of our creation. Visit the Chrysler Museum on Chesapeake Day, July 13 to learn about Eric Carle and his artwork and create your own masterpiece.
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
These games of skill will have you rushing to beat the clock! Can you stack 5 apples? Can you move candy using only a straw? How will you eat that cookie sitting on your forehead?
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 Ages 5-8
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
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Invest in yourself with our free 10 monthly classes and one-on-one financial coaching. You can break free from living paycheck to paycheck, avoid payment and penalty fees, and keep more money for yourself! Register by clicking the link under Presenter Information.
No registration required
6:30 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
July 19th
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chesapeake, Chesapeake, what do you see? Want to see your artwork on display at City Hall? We have all the supplies you need to make a piece of our creation. Visit the Chrysler Museum on Chesapeake Day, July 13 to learn about Eric Carle and his artwork and create your own masterpiece.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jump in to coding technology with state-of-the-art robots, interactive iPads, effortless apps and gaming software to become a junior computer whiz and engineer of the future! Ages Kindergarten to 2nd grade.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Have a knitting or crocheting project to finish? Need some quiet time with your craft? Want to meet new people? Bring your own needles, yarn, and patterns and hang out with fellow crafters at Russell Memorial Library.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Catch ‘em all this summer! Celebrate the world of Pokemon with games and crafts, and check out our awesome collection of Pokemon books to help you meet your summer challenge goal! All ages.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hop over to the South Norfolk Library and read to the best listeners. Bunnies! Practice your reading and make a new furry friend! All Ages
No registration required
Saturday
July 20th
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Sa
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Looking for hidden treasure? Discover bargains galore! The Friends provide great deals on gently used books, music, magazines and movies. Each purchase supports library classes and events. First hour is members only. The sale opens to everyone at 10:30 am.
No registration required
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Learn to knit or crochet and donate items made to a local charity. All finished projects will be donated to infants in need. Yarn is provided. Bring a size G crochet hook or size 6 pair knitting needles.
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Come in out of the heat and learn basic line dancing with us at the Major Hillard Library this summer. Line dance is fun and a great way to exercise and meet new friends. Learn the Cupid Shuffle, the Cha-Cha Slide and more! Ages 12 and up
Registration required, slots available.
Sunday
July 21st
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There are no events today.
Monday
July 22nd
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Sa
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 technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 6 months- 2 yrs.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:30 am
Giggle and wiggle along as we read, sing and play with nursery rhymes. Your child will learn to build social and literacy skills while you connect with other caregivers. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 0-7. No registration required.
This week's theme: Jungle
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Strap on your ukulele and join the frenzy. New and experienced players interested in performing music will learn popular songs from Twentyone pilots and more. Also learn how to properly read notes, chord charts, and strumming patterns.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring us your online 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 technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Math and art make a lovely match. Discover how angles and lines create unique 3-D paintings that will astound your friends and enhance your math skills. Ages 9-11.
Registration required, slots available.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online 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.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 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. Ages 6-12
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Math and art make a lovely match. Discover how angles and lines create unique 3-D paintings that will astound your friends and enhance your math skills. Ages 8-11
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
What has scaly skin, likes it not too hot and not too cold, and looks just like its parents? Come find out the answers to these questions and get a close up view of some of our favorite reptiles.
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
Tuesday
July 23rd
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Mo
Tu
We
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Sa
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.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
What has scaly skin, likes it not too hot and not too cold, and looks just like its parents? Come find out the answers to these questions and get a close up view of some of our favorite reptiles.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Math and art make a lovely match. Discover how angles and lines create unique 3-D paintings that will astound your friends and enhance your math skills. Ages 5-11
No registration required
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Each session will focus on school readiness skills 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.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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
No registration required
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us every Tuesday for arts, crafts and lots of fun. Every week will be a new project or activity for you to enjoy! All ages welcome.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a résumé or cover letter and more.
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 - 3:00 pm
Join the coding movement. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these mini workshops for ages 8-11.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Math and art make a lovely match. Discover how angles and lines create unique 3-D paintings that will astound your friends and enhance your math skills. Ages 6-11
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chesapeake, Chesapeake, what do you see? Want to see your artwork on display at City Hall? We have all the supplies you need to make a piece of our creation. Visit the Chrysler Museum on Chesapeake Day, July 13 to learn about Eric Carle and his artwork and create your own masterpiece.
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 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 .
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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 6-11
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 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. Call us to find out our weekly genres during this year's Summer Reading Challenge.
This week's genre: Fantasy and Science Fiction.
No registration required
Wednesday
July 24th
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Tu
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Sa
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 required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 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 24-35 months with caregiver
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 6 months- 2 yrs.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 0-7. No registration required.
This week's theme: Jungle
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring your teddy bear and come to the Chesapeake Library to see and hear instruments from the Orchestra up close and personal.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 11:30 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 with caregiver
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Math and art make a lovely match. Discover how angles and lines create unique 3-D paintings that will astound your friends and enhance your math skills. Ages 6-11
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.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Math and art make a lovely match. Discover how angles and lines create unique 3-D paintings that will astound your friends and enhance your math skills. Ages 8-11. Registration Required.
Registration required, slots available.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Catch ‘em all this summer! Celebrate the world of Pokemon with games and crafts, and check out our awesome collection of Pokemon books to help you meet your summer challenge goal! All ages
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.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Drop-in and apply your creativity and imagination to create a project! Activities explore science, technology, engineering, art and math!
No registration required
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Make your voice heard! The Chesapeake Voter Registrar’s Office will be on-hand to register you for the upcoming election, help you apply for an absentee ballot, and answer your voting questions.
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 - 7:30 pm
Have some fun with wacky science experiments this summer! • Turn milk into plastic! • Blow up a balloon with vinegar and baking soda! • Make a glass of water freeze instantly! • Try our leak-proof bag experiment! Grades 6-12
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Learn how to use your resume to sell yourself in today's job market, participate in a discussion-based activity and discover the best-practices in resume building.
Registration required, slots available.
Thursday
July 25th
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Sa
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 - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 3-5 with caregiver.
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.
Registration required, slots available.
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Math and art make a lovely match. Discover how angles and lines create unique 3-D paintings that will astound your friends and enhance your math skills. Tweens and Teens.
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Summer magic is happening at the Library! Don't miss a chance to see John Kingry, one of Virginia's most entertaining magicians perform! All Ages
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This program will leave you dancing! Challenge your friends to the ultimate dance off, or if you have two left feet, learn some simple code and teach a Sphero to boogie instead.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Let’s draw! Discover the art of Sidewalk Chalk drawing through the works of artists like Edgar Mueller and Julian Beever. We will provide the chalk you provide the creativity. Color and create to your heart’s content. Ages 6-11
Registration required, slots available.
Friday
July 26th
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The baby petting zoo is coming to you! Discover mini goats, sheep, pigs, ferrets, rats, chicks or turtles. All animals are tame and looking forward to meeting you. All Ages
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The baby petting zoo is coming to you! Discover mini goats, sheep, pigs, ferrets, rats, chicks or turtles. All animals are tame and looking forward to meeting you. All Ages
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 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. Ages 5-11. Registration required.
Registration required, slots available.
6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Spend a Friday night with your friends, a microphone and free pizza. Share your own poetry or applaud someone else's work at this family-friendly event. Registration not required. Host: Nathan Richardson Special Thanks: Little Caesars
No registration required
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
You've read the book, now watch the movie! Limited space available, collect your entry ticket one week in advance at the library. Doors open at 6:45pm. Movie snacks available for cash purchase. Tonight’s movie: The Monuments Men | PG-13
No registration required
Saturday
July 27th
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Get ready for FantaSci 2019! Chesapeake Public Library's annual 2 day fantasy and science fiction mini-con is back with panels, cosplay, creators, vendors, games, and fun. Bring the whole family for tons of fantastic free activities!
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Calling all witches and wizards! Come test your Harry Potter trivia knowledge and earn points for your house. But beware, give a wrong answer and you'll have to try a Bertie Bott's Every Flavour bean. Recommended for ages 11 and up.
Registration required, slots available.
Sunday
July 28th
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Get ready for FantaSci 2019! Chesapeake Public Library's annual 2 day fantasy and science fiction mini-con is back with panels, cosplay, creators, vendors, games, and fun. Bring the whole family for tons of fantastic free activities!
No registration required
Monday
July 29th
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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 technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 6 months- 2 yrs.
No registration required
10:15 am - 10:30 am
Giggle and wiggle along as we read, sing and play with nursery rhymes. Your child will learn to build social and literacy skills while you connect with other caregivers. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 0-7. No registration required.
This week's theme: Outside & Bugs
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Strap on your ukulele and join the frenzy. New and experienced players interested in performing music will learn popular songs from Twentyone pilots and more. Also learn how to properly read notes, chord charts, and strumming patterns.
Registration required. Program is full but waiting list is open.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bring us your online 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 technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pop goes your library project! Make your creations come alive by adding motion or 3D elements to your work. We’ll explore angles and measure to create cards and prints. Ages 9-11
Registration required, slots available.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bring us your online 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.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekly BLT meeting.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 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. Ages 6-12
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pop goes your library project! Make your creations come alive by adding motion or 3D elements to your work. We’ll explore angles and measure to create cards and prints. Ages
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The baby petting zoo is coming to you! Discover mini goats, sheep, pigs, ferrets, rats, chicks or turtles. All animals are tame and looking forward to meeting you. All Ages
No registration required
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rain or shine, the Library is here for you. Sit back, relax and enjoy a movie. Feel free to bring in light snacks and covered drinks. After the movie kick back, grab a book and read.
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 - 7:30 pm
A free 90 minute workshop for parents and teens that reviews the steps necessary to obtain a learner's permit and driver's license, tips on teaching teens to drive, and an overview of traffic safety issues.
No registration required
Tuesday
July 30th
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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.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chesapeake, Chesapeake, what do you see? Want to see your artwork on display at City Hall? We have all the supplies you need to make a piece of our creation. Visit the Chrysler Museum on Chesapeake Day, July 13 to learn about Eric Carle and his artwork and create your own masterpiece.
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Pop goes your library project! Make your creations come alive by adding motion or 3D elements to your work. We’ll explore angles and measure to create cards and prints. Ages 5-11
No registration required
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Each session will focus on school readiness skills 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.
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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
No registration required
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us every Tuesday for arts, crafts and lots of fun. Every week will be a new project or activity for you to enjoy! All ages welcome.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pop goes your library project! Make your creations come alive by adding motion or 3D elements to your work. We’ll explore angles and measure to create cards and prints. Ages 6-11
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
What has scaly skin, likes it not too hot and not too cold, and looks just like its parents? Come find out the answers to these questions and get a close up view of some of our favorite reptiles.
No registration required
2:30 pm - 3:30 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 .
Registration required, slots available.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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 6-11
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 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. Call us to find out our weekly genres during this year's Summer Reading Challenge.
This week's genre: True Crime.
No registration required
Wednesday
July 31st
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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 required.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 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 24-35 months with caregiver
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 6 months- 2 yrs.
No registration required
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Join us for parent directed stations to continue early learning in the summer session. Ages 0-7. No registration required.
This week's theme: Outside & Bugs
No registration required
11:00 am - 11:30 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 with caregiver
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pop goes your library project! Make your creations come alive by adding motion or 3D elements to your work. We’ll explore angles and measure to create cards and prints. Ages 6-11
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pop goes your library project! Make your creations come alive by adding motion or 3D elements to your work. We’ll explore angles and measure to create cards and prints. Ages 8-11. Registration Required.
Registration required, slots available.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
What has scaly skin, likes it not too hot and not too cold, and looks just like its parents? Come find out the answers to these questions and get a close up view of some of our favorite reptiles.
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.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Drop-in and apply your creativity and imagination to create a project! Activities explore science, technology, engineering, art and math!
No registration required
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Make your voice heard! The Chesapeake Voter Registrar’s Office will be on-hand to register you for the upcoming election, help you apply for an absentee ballot, and answer your voting questions.
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 - 7:30 pm
Learn how to use your resume to sell yourself in today's job market, participate in a discussion-based activity and discover the best-practices in resume building.
Registration required, slots available.