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12:00 am

IR: FOL- Friends of the Chesapeake Public Library Book Sale

October 8 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
IR: Open Area, 2320 Old Greeenbrier Road
Chesapeake, VA 23325 United States

Shop the Friends Book Sale, find a great bargain and support the Library!

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9:30 am

RM: Toddler Storytime

October 8 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
RM: Meeting Room-Harper Lee, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 24-36 mo. with caregiver. No registration required.

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10:00 am

IR: Job Help

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
IR: Conference Room, 2320 Old Greeenbrier Road
Chesapeake, VA 23325 United States

Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information. Ages 14+

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10:15 am

MH: Nursery Rhyme Time

October 8 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
MH: Youth & Family Activity Room, 824 Old George Washington Hwy, N.
Chesapeake, VA 23323 United States

Twinkle, twinkle, little one, come on out and have some fun! Join us as we sing, dance and play with nursery rhymes, make new friends and develop social skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver. No registration required.

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RM: Preschool Storytime

October 8 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
RM: Meeting Room-Harper Lee, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Begin your preschooler's lifelong love of reading. Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Age 3-5 years with caregiver

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GR: Toddler Storytime – Wonderful Ones

October 8 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
GR: Meeting Room, 1214 Volvo Parkway
Chesapeake, VA 23320 United States

Begin your little one's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 1-2 with caregiver.

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CL: Baby Storytime

October 8 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
CL: Youth & Family Activity Room, 298 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322 United States

Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 months-23 months with a caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Baby Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.

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10:30 am

SN – Chesapeake Genealogy Enthusiasts

October 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
SN: History Room, 801 Poindexter Street
Chesapeake, VA 23324 United States

Share techniques and resources with other family historians. Explore monthly topics with the Library’s resident expert. Spotlight topic is Why Here? The Reasons For Settling Down.

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11:00 am

IR: Read Sing Play

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
IR: Youth & Family Activity Room, 2320 Old Greeenbrier Road
Chesapeake, VA 23325 United States

The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver. Registration is not required.

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CC: Computer Basics

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
CC: Conference Room, 2726 Border Road
Chesapeake, VA 23324 United States

New to computers? Let us help you get started with this beginner’s class. Topics: computer terminology, operation, mouse practice. No previous computer experience expected.

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11:15 am

CL: Preschool Storytime

October 8 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am
CL: Youth & Family Activity Room, 298 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322 United States

Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Age 4-5 years with caregiver. In an effort to provide more opportunities for others to attend, please choose only one Preschool Storytime per week. Please register each child individually.

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GR: Preschool Storytime – Kickstart Kindergarten

October 8 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
GR: Meeting Room, 1214 Volvo Parkway
Chesapeake, VA 23320 United States

Begin your preschoolers lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to dance, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Age 4-5 years with caregiver

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2:00 pm

SN: Job Help

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
SN: History Room, 801 Poindexter Street
Chesapeake, VA 23324 United States

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.

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RM: Computer Basics

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
RM: Conference Room, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

New to computers? Let us help you get started with this beginner’s class. Topics: computer terminology, operation, mouse practice. No previous computer experience expected.

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3:00 pm

SN: Job Help

October 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SN: History Room, 801 Poindexter Street
Chesapeake, VA 23324 United States

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.

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3:30 pm

GR: Afternoon Adventures

October 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
GR: Meeting Room, 1214 Volvo Parkway
Chesapeake, VA 23320 United States

Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), books, activities and crafts. Grades K-2

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GR: Afternoon Adventures

October 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), books, activities and crafts. 6-8 years

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4:00 pm

IR: Chesapeake Codes: Tweens CANCELLED

October 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
IR: Meeting Room, 2320 Old Greeenbrier Road
Chesapeake, VA 23325 United States

Learn to code with Chesapeake’s young aspiring coders and programmers. Our mini-workshops cover the basics with fresh innovative activities. Grades 3-5. No registration required.

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There's a Sign for That!

October 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RM: Youth & Family Activity Room, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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

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RM: CANCELLED Reader's Theater

October 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Step into the spotlight. This is your moment to shine! Read scripts and learn to entertain audiences with your voice, expressions and gestures through Reader's Theater. Grades K-5

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5:00 pm

SN: Prepare for the GED CANCELLED

October 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
SN: History Room, 801 Poindexter Street
Chesapeake, VA 23324 United States

GED tutoring is available in your neighborhood! Contact Chesapeake's Adult & Continuing Education Department to register for classes and improve your skills in reading, language and math. Age: 18+

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5:30 pm

CL: Teen Arduino Builders

October 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
CL: Conference Room-First Floor, 298 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322 United States

Use Arduino micro-controllers from the library’s building kits to build LED eyes that follow motion, and design a case to make them into a creature that will follow your hand!

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SN: Starry Nights

October 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
SN: Meeting Room, 801 Poindexter Street
Chesapeake, VA 23324 United States

Twinkle, twinkle you're a star! After a long day at school and work, wind down at the library with a couple of great books and fun activities. Get suggestions for some great books to check-out to make bedtime fun! Wear your pajamas. (Pajamas are optional)

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6:30 pm

GR: TEDxChesapeakePublicLibrary

October 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
GR: Conference Room, 1214 Volvo Parkway
Chesapeake, VA 23320 United States

Using TED talks as a springboard, listen to new ideas and discuss some of the most interesting topics in the world today. October's discussion will be inspired by the TED talk “There's no such thing as not voting”.

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