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2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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March 2019

CANCELLED: Disaster Survival 101

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Prepare for hurricane season survival with the City of Chesapeake Emergency Management.

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RM: Reader's Theater

March 26 @ 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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April 2019

RM: Reader's Theater

April 2 @ 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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RM: Reader's Theater

April 9 @ 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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Disaster Survival 101

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Prepare for hurricane season survival with the City of Chesapeake Emergency Management.

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RM: Spring Fling

April 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Hop on over to the library for fun spring activities. Bring your camera and take pictures with the Easter Bunny. Join us for eggscellent fun! Registration is required

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RM: Reader's Theater

April 16 @ 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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RM: Reader's Theater

April 23 @ 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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RM: Preschool STEAM

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver

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RM: STEAM – Juniors & Tweens

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring hands-on activities and fun Grades K to 5

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RM: Poetry, Prose and Pizza – Open Mic

April 26 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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

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RM: Reader's Theater

April 30 @ 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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May 2019

RM: Block Party – Juniors & Tweens

May 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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.

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RM: Reader's Theater

May 7 @ 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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RM: Reader's Theater

May 14 @ 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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RM: Preschool STEAM

May 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver

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RM: STEAM – Juniors & Tweens

May 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring hands-on activities and fun Grades K to 5

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June 2019

RM: Block Party – Juniors & Tweens

June 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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. Ages 6-11

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Paper Airplanes

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Soar into the Library and challenge yourself to make epic plane designs. We’ll use algorithm play from Code.org to plan and design new creations, test them out on our course and challenge our friends. Ages 9-11

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Teeny Tiny Farm’s Baby Zoo

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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

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RM: Escape Room

June 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Do you love puzzles and riddles? Bring your thinking cap and imagination to Russell Memorial Library as we try to escape from the Library! Ages 9-11 Registration Required.

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RM: Setup

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Setup

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Garden in a Glove

June 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Are there plants on Mars? Find out what it takes for plants to grow by participating in this library science experiment. We’ll explore different types of plants and biomes and create an observation activity for home. Ages 9-11

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Magician John Kingry

June 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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

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RM: Yoga Kids!

June 25 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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

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RM: Bubble Mania

June 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles. Everyone loves bubbles. They seem simple enough to make, but blowing bubbles is actually a tricky skill to master. Join us as we discover the science of Bubbles! Ages 6-11

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RM: Friends of the Library Book Sale

June 29 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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.

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RM: Friends of the Library Book Sale

June 30 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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.

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July 2019

Static Electricity

July 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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

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Movie Mania

July 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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.

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RM: Yoga Kids!

July 2 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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

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RM: Setup

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Setup

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Optical Illusions

July 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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

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If you meet a Mouse at the Library…

July 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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.

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RM: Yoga Kids!

July 9 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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

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RM: Setup

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Setup

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Sound box Guitar

July 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Make some noise at the Library. We hear sound, but where exactly does it come from. Let’s explore waves and pitches and rock out with your friends. Ages 9-11

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Pokemon Party

July 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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!

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RM: Yoga Kids!

July 16 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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

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One-Point Perspective

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Play with art and math. Discover how math relates to art and how art relates to math to create unique paintings that will astound your friends and highlight your math skills. Ages 9-11.

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Virginia Living Museum presents Remarkable Reptiles

July 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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.

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RM: Yoga Kids!

July 23 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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

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RM: Sidewalk Art Mania

July 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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

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RM: Setup

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Setup

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Pop-up Art

July 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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

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Chesapeake Public Library Art Collaboration

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Join in creating a city-built art piece, inspired by Eric Carle. Each piece will be professionally mounted and displayed at Chesapeake City Hall for all to admire and celebrate!

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RM: Yoga Kids!

July 30 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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

Find out more »
August 2019

RM: Block Party – Juniors & Tweens

August 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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. Ages 6-11

Find out more »

RM: Yoga Kids!

August 6 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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

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RM: Whodunit? You be the Detective

August 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

Do you have a curious nature and like solving mysteries? Put on your detective hat and grab your magnifying glass to help solve a mystery at Russell Memorial Library! Ages 9-11 Registration required.

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RM: Takedown

August 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

TAKE DOWN

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October 2019

Poetry, Prose & Pizza – Open Mic

October 18 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
RM: Meeting Room – Combined, 2808 Taylor Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321 United States

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. Host: Nathan Richardson Special Thanks: Little Caesars

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