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Carnival

Summer Activity

2022-08-11 17:00:00 2022-08-11 20:00:00 America/New_York Carnival Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Challenge with inflatables, a magic show, games and the CPD’s K-9 team. Find information from our community friends. Food will be available for purchase. Major Hillard Library

Thursday, August 11
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-08-11 17:00:00 2022-08-11 20:00:00 America/New_York Carnival Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Challenge with inflatables, a magic show, games and the CPD’s K-9 team. Find information from our community friends. Food will be available for purchase. Major Hillard Library

Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Challenge with inflatables, a magic show, games and the CPD’s K-9 team. Find information from our community friends. Food will be available for purchase.

Bring your Dizzy Dollars and purchase school supplies from the Dizzy Store.

Food will be provided by the Great Bridge Kiwanis Club.

Major Hillard Library

Phone: (757) 410-7100

Hours

Major Hillard Library

Mon, Jul 04 Closed
(Independence Day)
Tue, Jul 05 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jul 06 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jul 07 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jul 08 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jul 09 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 10 Closed

Upcoming events

Wed, Jul 06, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Wed, Jul 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Namaste! Join us for weekly introductory yoga lessons and meditation for toddlers and their caregivers. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel, and make sure to wear comfortable clothing.

Wed, Jul 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
All levels of yarners are invited to join the Chesapeake Yarn Guild to create projects. Simply bring your own needles or hooks and yarn to start crafting!

Wed, Jul 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
Come play with miniature farm animals! All ages are welcome. The petting zoo is coming to your library and Teeny Tiny Farms has the best variety of miniature farm animals in Hampton Roads.

Wed, Jul 06, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Let's get together and have some fun with family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Wed, Jul 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Learn money management and entrepreneurship skills through hands-on activities. This incredible five-session program teaches kids in grades 2-6 how to make smart money decisions and start a business.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jul 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Learn how to create, edit, save, and print a simple Excel spreadsheet. Topics include: the ribbon, entering data and formatting of cells.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jul 06, 11:00am - 11:45am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Introduce your little ones to the basics of STEAM with this storytime! Featuring: stories, fun facts, and STEAM activities for preschoolers. Program is limited in size. Please register each child.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jul 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn how to find and evaluate information online. Topics include: browsers, search engines, websites and hyperlinks.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Take part in our educational self-guided stations. Each station will contain interactive activities to help your child grow and learn.

Wed, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Come experience the K-9 Unit of the Chesapeake Police Department. Get ready to learn about these highly trained dogs and be amazed at this family friendly, outdoor event!

Wed, Jul 06, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment and preserve them online.
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Wed, Jul 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online Events
Participate in online English practice sessions to become a more fluent & confident speaker. Haz clic en el nombre del evento para obtener información sobre las sesiones de práctica en inglés.

Thu, Jul 07, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Thu, Jul 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Learn money management and entrepreneurship skills through hands-on activities. This incredible five-session program teaches kids in grades 2-6 how to make smart money decisions and start a business.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 07, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Learn how to add, edit, and save text to create a document. Topics include: the ribbon, formatting, copying and pasting, printing, and embellishing documents with clip art and pictures.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jul 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Learn to prepare tasty, good for you dishes in our free, hands-on cooking classes for kids in grades 4-6. Registration opens three weeks before each scheduled class and closes one week before.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jul 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Library
Come play with miniature farm animals! All ages are welcome to attend. The petting zoo is coming to your library and Teeny Tiny Farms has the best variety of miniature farm animals in Hampton Roads.

Thu, Jul 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Are you passionate about anime and manga? Chat with others about your favorites and possibly discover new ones during viewings.

Thu, Jul 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Main Area
Come learn crochet with Miss Ana! We will have new projects each week. Crochet hooks and yarn will be provided. Perfect for beginners of all ages

Thu, Jul 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Calling all apprentice coders to the Central Library! Come and learn the basics of block coding with Sphero robots. For youth in grades 3-5.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sturbridge Village Apartments - 2300 Snow Goose Dr, Chesapeake, VA 23320
Join us in the Sturbridge Village Apartment community. We will provide access to our mobile library services to include WiFi, books, library cards, crafts, fun and more.

Thu, Jul 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Have a great idea for a business? Want to get started right now? Start your business in six sessions with Kaitlyn Thomas, teen entrepreneur.

Thu, Jul 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Lego Club is back! Spend the hour testing your Lego building skills with challenges or just enjoy your time through free play. We provide the Legos, you provide the creativity! For children ages 6-12.

Thu, Jul 07, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Discover new films about dynamic and relevant social justice topics during our monthly viewing party. Come back the following Thursday for lively discussion either in-person or via Zoom.

Thu, Jul 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Indian River Library - Online Event Room 1
Lively discussion every month of works by African or African-American authors. This month's selection is Indigo by Beverly Jenkins

Fri, Jul 08, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Fri, Jul 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Let's get together and have some fun with in-person family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Fri, Jul 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Calling all 8-14 year-olds! Blast off to another world with this interplanetary STEAM challenge. Galactic Quest sessions offer a fun, new look into our solar system. Register to reserve your spot!

Fri, Jul 08, 5:45pm - 8:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
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. Hosted by Nathan Richardson.

Sat, Jul 09, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Sat, Jul 09, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Youth Services
Welcome Padawans and Jedi to Star Wars Reads at Russell Memorial Library. Enjoy crafts, activities, a lightsaber training academy, and a costume contest. May the Force be with you.

Sat, Jul 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Indian River Library - Meeting Room
Let's get together and have some fun with in-person family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages. A craft will follow the thirty-minute storytime. Please register each child.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Sign up to read to a certified therapy dog. Improve your reading skills and make new canine friends! Ages 5-10. Please register each child individually. Registration opens 1 week before event.
This event is full

Sun, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Hola amigo! Spice up your dance moves with a little "sabor"! Come explore salsa, merengue, and reggaeton taught in a line dancing style. Groove to Latin music. No partner needed. FREE

Sun, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment and preserve them online.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 11, All day
Russell Memorial Library - Youth Services
Looking for a fun craft or activity to do? Stop by the Youth & Family Services Room anytime on Monday to participate in our weekly craft or activity station. Available while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 11, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Mon, Jul 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Let's get together and have fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Mon, Jul 11, 10:00am - 10:45am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Begin your little one's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Stories, songs, finger plays and fun! Designed for babies to 18 months with a caregiver.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 11, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Let's get together and have some fun with family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Mon, Jul 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
New to computers? Let us help you get started with this beginner's class. Topics include: computer terminology and operation.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 11, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Keep on top of your math skills during the summer and learn a few new applications. This session is geared towards K - 2nd grade.

Mon, Jul 11, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Keep on top of your math skills during the summer and learn a few new applications. This session is geared towards 3rd - 5th grade.

Mon, Jul 11, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment and preserve them online.

Mon, Jul 11, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
New venue Indian River Library - Activity Room
Looking for a new hobby or want to show off your Chess skills? Join us on Mondays from 6/27-9/26 (except holidays). All levels are welcome. Feel free to bring your own chess board. Please register.

Tue, Jul 12, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Tue, Jul 12, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Central Library
Donate your homegrown produce and help feed the hungry.

Tue, Jul 12, 9:30am - 11:30am
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment and preserve them online.

Tue, Jul 12, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Support our community Blood Drive. Please join our lifesaving mission and schedule an appointment today! call 1-800-RED CROSS or schedule online. Register

Tue, Jul 12, 10:00am - 10:45am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Let's get together and have some fun with in-person storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn money management and entrepreneurship skills through hands-on activities. This incredible five-session program teaches kids in grades 2-6 how to make smart money decisions and start a business.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Let's get together and have some fun with in-person storytime! Stories, rhymes and songs for all ages

Tue, Jul 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Let's get together and have fun! We'll share STEAM stories and learn with one another. Featuring: stories, experiments, and STEAM challenges. Limited class size. Please register online.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Ahoy, we're making a parrot craft and stretching our sea legs with pirate themed yoga. Dress up as a pirate and join our crew. All ages welcome.

Tue, Jul 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Calling all 10-14 year-olds! Blast off to another world with this interplanetary STEAM challenge. Galactic Quest sessions offer a fun, new look into our solar system. Register to reserve your spot!

Tue, Jul 12, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Explore the many ways technology is used in our lives with hands-on activities. This session is geared towards K - 2nd grade.

Tue, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Open Area
Need advice for tricky garden dilemmas? Bring your plant questions to agriculture experts dedicated to beautifying our community, educating the public, and maintaining the environment for the future.

Tue, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Calling all 8-14 year-olds! Blast off to another world with this interplanetary STEAM challenge. Galactic Quest sessions offer a fun, new look into our solar system. Register to reserve your spot!

Tue, Jul 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Conference Room
Learn how to add, edit, and save text to create a spreadsheet. Topics include: the ribbon toolbar, formatting, copying and pasting, and printing.

Tue, Jul 12, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Explore the many ways technology is used in our lives with hands-on activities. This session is geared towards 3rd - 5th grade.

Tue, Jul 12, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Join us for a weekly yoga session geared towards K-5 graders as we learn yoga poses, breathing exercises, and meditation. Bring your own yoga mat or beach towel and wear comfortable clothing. Namaste!

Wed, Jul 13, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Wed, Jul 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Namaste! Join us for weekly introductory yoga lessons and meditation for toddlers and their caregivers. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel, and make sure to wear comfortable clothing.

Wed, Jul 13, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Let's get together and have some fun with family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Wed, Jul 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Learn money management and entrepreneurship skills through hands-on activities. This incredible five-session program teaches kids in grades 2-6 how to make smart money decisions and start a business.

Wed, Jul 13, 11:00am - 11:45am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Introduce your little ones to the basics of STEAM with this storytime! Featuring: stories, fun facts, and STEAM activities for preschoolers. Program is limited in size. Please register each child.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn how to find and evaluate information online. Topics include: browsers, search engines, websites and hyperlinks.

Wed, Jul 13, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Learn about healthy eating while you prepare food. Then enjoy the tastes you help create. This session is geared towards K - 2nd grade.

Wed, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Meeting Room
Practice your sight words in a fun and engaging way this summer. Listen to a story and visit stations to play while learning. Sight words are based off of the Chesapeake Public School Pacing Guides.

Wed, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Take part in our educational self-guided stations. Each station will contain interactive activities to help your child grow and learn.

Wed, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
This spectacular show thrills audiences as they discover the difference between magic and science.

Wed, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Come experience a K-9 demonstration by a United States Customs & Border Protection Officer. Get ready to learn about these highly trained dogs at a family friendly, outdoor event!

Canceled
Wed, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Owen's Village Apartments - 600 Geneva Ave, Chesapeake, VA 23323
Join us in the Owen's Village Apartment community. We will provide access to our mobile library services to include WiFi, books, library cards, crafts, fun and more.

Wed, Jul 13, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Learn about healthy eating while you prepare food. Then enjoy the tastes you help create. This session is geared towards 3rd - 5th grade.

Wed, Jul 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
In this six-session program, we'll dive deeper into the challenges that some favorite fairy tale characters face. Combine science skills and creativity to solve problems in this hands-on series.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 13, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment and preserve them online.

Wed, Jul 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Love a good mystery? Join us on the second Wednesday each month to discuss genres, settings, and answer the ultimate question: who done it. This month's title is: "The Inner Circle" by Brad Meltzer.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library
Participate with in-person English practice sessions to become a more fluent & confident speaker. Haz clic en el nombre del evento para obtener información sobre las sesiones de práctica en inglés.

Thu, Jul 14, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Thu, Jul 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Learn money management and entrepreneurship skills through hands-on activities. This incredible five-session program teaches kids in grades 2-6 how to make smart money decisions and start a business.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Learn to prepare tasty, good for you dishes in our free, hands-on cooking class for kids in grades 4-6. Registration opens three weeks before each scheduled class and closes one week before.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 14, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library
Healthier eating starts with nutritional foods. Learn to cook up tasty, good-for-you meals using seasonal fruits and vegetables in our free, hands-on class. Register soon. Click for series details.

Thu, Jul 14, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Gain an understanding of the sciences and art. Engage in hands-on activities that help make learning more fun and meaningful. This session is geared towards K - 2nd grade.

Thu, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Main Area
Come learn crochet with Miss Ana! We will have new projects each week. Crochet hooks and yarn will be provided. Perfect for beginners of all ages

Thu, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Calling all apprentice coders to the Central Library! Come and learn the basics of block coding with Sphero robots. For youth in grades 3-5.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 14, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Gain an understanding of the sciences and art. Engage in hands-on activities that make learning more fun and meaningful. This session is geared towards 3rd - 5th grade.

Thu, Jul 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Have a great idea for a business? Want to get started right now? Start your business in six sessions with Kaitlyn Thomas, teen entrepreneur.

Thu, Jul 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Lego Club is back! Spend the hour testing your Lego building skills with challenges or just enjoy your time through free play. We provide the Legos, you provide the creativity! For children ages 6-12.

Thu, Jul 14, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room,Online Event Room 1
Explore dynamic and relevant social justice topics through open group discussion. Be sure to join our watch party on the Thursday before or view this month’s movie using Kanopy prior to participating.

Thu, Jul 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Greenbrier Library - Conference Room
Improve your job interview skills by practicing with a three person panel.

Fri, Jul 15, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Fri, Jul 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Let's get together and have some fun with in-person family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Fri, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Indian River Library - Meeting Room
Spot the animals! Explore a memorable, fun and educational way to learn about animals and habitats. The program complements the VA Standards of Learning. Please register all attendees separately.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Digital Lab
Learn the steps of Video Production from video producer Jason Brae. We will be covering storyboards, scripting, filming, editing and distribution.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 15, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Russell Memorial Library - C.S. Lewis Conference Room
Do you crochet or knit? Bring your own needles, yarn, and patterns and enjoy meeting fellow crafters.

Fri, Jul 15, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Digital Lab
Learn the steps of Video Production from video producer Jason Brae. We will be covering storyboards, scripting, filming, editing and distribution.

Sat, Jul 16, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Sat, Jul 16, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
The Friends of the Library are hosting their monthly book sale. Stop by and browse from a great selection of books for all ages. Members enjoy early entry, 9:30am-10:30am.

Sat, Jul 16, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
The Friends of Chesapeake Libraries are hosting a large book sale for the public. Stop by and browse a variety of genres and formats for all ages. Fill a bag for just $5.

Sat, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
We'll give you a reason to get all twisted in knots. It's macramé crafting! Make a decorative, functional work of art using string. Don't miss out on registering to attend this fun program.

Sun, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment and preserve them online.

Mon, Jul 18, All day
Russell Memorial Library - Youth Services
Looking for a fun craft or activity to do? Stop by the Youth & Family Services Room anytime on Monday to participate in our weekly craft or activity station. Available while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 18, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Mon, Jul 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Let's get together and have fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Mon, Jul 18, 10:00am - 10:45am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Begin your little one's lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Stories, songs, finger plays and fun! Designed for babies to 18 months with a caregiver.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Let's get together and have some fun with family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Mon, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
New to computers? Let us help you get started with this beginner's class. Topics include: computer terminology and operation.

Mon, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Keep on top of your math skills during the summer and learn a few new applications. This session is geared towards K - 2nd grade.

Mon, Jul 18, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Keep on top of your math skills during the summer and learn a few new applications. This session is geared towards 3rd - 5th grade.

Mon, Jul 18, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment and preserve them online.

Mon, Jul 18, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
New venue Indian River Library - Activity Room
Looking for a new hobby or want to show off your Chess skills? Join us on Mondays from 6/27-9/26 (except holidays). All levels are welcome. Feel free to bring your own chess board. Please register.

Tue, Jul 19, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Tue, Jul 19, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Central Library
Donate your homegrown produce and help feed the hungry.

Tue, Jul 19, 10:00am - 10:45am
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Let's get together and have some fun with in-person storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Deep Creek Park: Shelter #3 (437 George Washington Hwy S) and Lakeside Park: Shelter #1 (1441 Bainbridge Blvd)
Meet us outside at the park shelter to take part in the fun STEAM activity and storytime geared towards preschoolers. Registration required with City of Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism.Register

Tue, Jul 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Learn money management and entrepreneurship skills through hands-on activities. This incredible five-session program teaches kids in grades 2-6 how to make smart money decisions and start a business.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Calling all 8-14 year-olds! Blast off to another world with this interplanetary STEAM challenge. Galactic Quest sessions offer a fun, new look into our solar system. Register to reserve your spot!

Canceled
Tue, Jul 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Online Events
Participate in online English practice sessions to become a more fluent & confident speaker. Haz clic en el nombre del evento para obtener información sobre las sesiones de práctica en inglés.

Tue, Jul 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Let's get together and have some fun with in-person storytime! Stories, rhymes and songs for all ages

Tue, Jul 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Let's get together and have fun! We'll share STEAM stories and learn with one another. Featuring: stories, experiments, and STEAM challenges. Limited class size. Please register online.

Tue, Jul 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Calling all 10-14 year-olds! Blast off to another world with this interplanetary STEAM challenge. Galactic Quest sessions offer a fun, new look into our solar system. Register to reserve your spot!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
River Readers read a variety of books followed by an enthusiastic discussion. We meet in the afternoon and would love to have your participation.

Tue, Jul 19, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Explore the many ways technology is used in our lives with hands-on activities. This session is geared towards K - 2nd grade.

Tue, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
MacDonald Manor - 1331 MacDonald Road, Chesapeake, VA 23325
Join us in the MacDonald Manor Apartment community. We will provide access to our mobile library services to include WiFi, books, library cards, crafts, fun and more.

Tue, Jul 19, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Conference Room
Learn how to work with data in Microsoft Excel. Topics include: formatting, creating tables, creating charts and how to sort/filter.

Tue, Jul 19, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Explore the many ways technology is used in our lives with hands-on activities. This session is geared towards 3rd - 5th grade.

Tue, Jul 19, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Join us for a weekly yoga session geared towards K-5 graders as we learn yoga poses, breathing exercises, and meditation. Bring your own yoga mat or beach towel and wear comfortable clothing. Namaste!

Tue, Jul 19, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - C.S. Lewis Conference Room
Attend our monthly meeting to earn volunteer credit and give back to the community! For teens in grades 6-12. We meet every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month.

Tue, Jul 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Monthly special topics in gardening by the Backyard Gardeners.

Wed, Jul 20, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Wed, Jul 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Namaste! Join us for weekly introductory yoga lessons and meditation for toddlers and their caregivers. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel, and make sure to wear comfortable clothing.

Wed, Jul 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
All levels of yarners are invited to join the Chesapeake Yarn Guild to create projects. Simply bring your own needles or hooks and yarn to start crafting!

Wed, Jul 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Let's get together and have some fun with family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Wed, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Learn money management and entrepreneurship skills through hands-on activities. This incredible five-session program teaches kids in grades 2-6 how to make smart money decisions and start a business.

Wed, Jul 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Conference Room,Online Event Room 1
Want to read a good book? Meet with us on the third Wednesday of each month. Join us in the library or online to discuss popular books by theme.

Wed, Jul 20, 11:00am - 11:45am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Introduce your little ones to the basics of STEAM with this storytime! Featuring: stories, fun facts, and STEAM activities for preschoolers. Program is limited in size. Please register each child.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library
Looking for something to do as a family? Learn something new about ecology, recycling, and horticulture with each visit as we all spend some quality time outside. Weather permitting.

Wed, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn how to find and evaluate information online. Topics include: browsers, search engines, websites and hyperlinks.

Wed, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Learn about healthy eating while you prepare food. Then enjoy the tastes you help create. This session is geared towards K - 2nd grade.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Take part in our educational self-guided stations. Each station will contain interactive activities to help your child grow and learn.

Wed, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Summer magic is happening at the Library! Don't miss a chance to see John Kingry, one of Virginia's most entertaining magicians, perform!
This event is full

Wed, Jul 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Learn about healthy eating while you prepare food. Then enjoy the tastes you help create. This session is geared towards 3rd - 5th grade.

Wed, Jul 20, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Begin your zine experience with skilled library staff who will guide you through a 6-week course that culminates with the publication of your own original zine which will be displayed at the library.

Wed, Jul 20, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment and preserve them online.

Wed, Jul 20, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
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!

Wed, Jul 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Greenbrier Library - Conference Room
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. Ages: 18+

Canceled
Wed, Jul 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online Events
Participate in online English practice sessions to become a more fluent & confident speaker. Haz clic en el nombre del evento para obtener información sobre las sesiones de práctica en inglés.

Thu, Jul 21, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Thu, Jul 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Learn money management and entrepreneurship skills through hands-on activities. This incredible five-session program teaches kids in grades 2-6 how to make smart money decisions and start a business.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Learn to prepare tasty, good for you dishes in our free, hands-on cooking class for kids in grades 4-6. Registration opens three weeks before each scheduled class and closes one week before.

Thu, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Are you passionate about anime and manga? Chat with others about your favorites and possibly discover new ones during viewings.

Thu, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Gain an understanding of the sciences and art. Engage in hands-on activities that help make learning more fun and meaningful. This session is geared towards K - 2nd grade.

Thu, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Main Area
Come learn crochet with Miss Ana! We will have new projects each week. Crochet hooks and yarn will be provided. Perfect for beginners of all ages

Thu, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Calling all apprentice coders to the Central Library! Come and learn the basics of block coding with Sphero robots. For youth in grades 3-5.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
City of Chesapeake CAREs Center - 3940 Airline Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23321
Join us at the City of Chesapeake CARES Center. We will provide access to our mobile library services to include WiFi, books, library cards, crafts, fun and more.

Thu, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Gain an understanding of the sciences and art. Engage in hands-on activities that make learning more fun and meaningful. This session is geared towards 3rd - 5th grade.

Thu, Jul 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Major Hillard Library - Conference Room
Have a great idea for a business? Want to get started right now? Start your business in six sessions with Kaitlyn Thomas, teen entrepreneur.

Thu, Jul 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Lego Club is back! Spend the hour testing your Lego building skills with challenges or just enjoy your time through free play. We provide the Legos, you provide the creativity! For children ages 6-12.

Thu, Jul 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Indian River Library - Meeting Room
Practice your sight words in a fun and engaging way this summer. Listen to a story and visit stations to play while learning. Sight words are based off of the Chesapeake Public School Pacing Guides.

Thu, Jul 21, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Online Events - Online Event Room 2
The Yadas read both fiction and nonfiction. Join in for a lively discussion of the monthly selection.

Fri, Jul 22, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Fri, Jul 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Central Library - Youth Services
Let's get together and have some fun with in-person family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Fri, Jul 22, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Digital Lab
Learn the steps of Video Production from video producer Jason Brae. We will be covering storyboards, scripting, filming, editing and distribution.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 22, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Digital Lab
Learn the steps of Video Production from video producer Jason Brae. We will be covering storyboards, scripting, filming, editing and distribution.

Sat, Jul 23, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Sat, Jul 23, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Central Library - Open Area
Here there be dragons...and space ships, unicorns, robots, and more! Our annual fantasy and science fiction mini-con is back with panels, cosplay, vendors, games, and fun.

Sat, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Meet New York Times bestselling author, Ayana Gray, as she shares about her new book, "Beasts of Ruin", during her presentation, Q & A, and book signing. Her books will be available for purchase.

Sat, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Creative Spaces 1,Creative Spaces 2,Creative Spaces 3
Learn sewing machine basics and work towards earning your Sewing Badge. Supplies will be provided.
This event is full

Sun, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Open Area
Here there be dragons...and space ships, unicorns, robots, and more! Our annual fantasy and science fiction mini-con is back with panels, cosplay, vendors, games, and fun.

Sun, Jul 24, 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
This is the way! Learn some nerdy cross stitch and make your very own Baby Yoda to take home.

Sun, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment and preserve them online.

Mon, Jul 25, All day
Russell Memorial Library - Youth Services
Looking for a fun craft or activity to do? Stop by the Youth & Family Services Room anytime on Monday to participate in our weekly craft or activity station. Available while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 25, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Mon, Jul 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Let's get together and have fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Mon, Jul 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Let's get together and have some fun with family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Mon, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
New to computers? Let us help you get started with this beginner's class. Topics include: computer terminology and operation.

Mon, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Keep on top of your math skills during the summer and learn a few new applications. This session is geared towards K - 2nd grade.

Mon, Jul 25, 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Do you know what the library needs? Teen leaders like you! Join to make a positive impact on the community by providing input on how we serve teens (grades 6-12), all while earning volunteer hours.

Mon, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Indian River Library - Open Area
Need advice for tricky garden dilemmas? Bring your plant questions to agriculture experts dedicated to beautifying our community, educating the public, and maintaining the environment for the future.

Mon, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Keep on top of your math skills during the summer and learn a few new applications. This session is geared towards 3rd - 5th grade.

Mon, Jul 25, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment and preserve them online.

Mon, Jul 25, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
New venue Indian River Library - Activity Room
Looking for a new hobby or want to show off your Chess skills? Join us on Mondays from 6/27-9/26 (except holidays). All levels are welcome. Feel free to bring your own chess board. Please register.

Tue, Jul 26, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Tue, Jul 26, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Central Library
Donate your homegrown produce and help feed the hungry.

Tue, Jul 26, 9:30am - 11:30am
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment and preserve them online.

Tue, Jul 26, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Support our community Blood Drive. Please join our lifesaving mission and schedule an appointment today! call 1-800-RED CROSS or schedule online. Register

Tue, Jul 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Let's get together and have some fun with in-person storytime! Stories, rhymes and songs for all ages

Tue, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Let's get together and have fun! We'll share STEAM stories and learn with one another. Featuring: stories, experiments, and STEAM challenges. Limited class size. Please register online.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Oh bouy! Swim on over to Major Hillard Library for oceans of crafts and activities.

Tue, Jul 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Calling all 10-14 year-olds! Blast off to another world with this interplanetary STEAM challenge. Galactic Quest sessions offer a fun, new look into our solar system. Register to reserve your spot!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 26, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Explore the many ways technology is used in our lives with hands-on activities. This session is geared towards K - 2nd grade.

Rescheduled
Tue, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
New date Monday, July 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Indian River Library
Need advice for tricky garden dilemmas? Bring your plant questions to agriculture experts dedicated to beautifying our community, educating the public, and maintaining the environment for the future.

Tue, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Conference Room
Learn how to add, edit, and save text to create a document. Topics include: the ribbon toolbar, formatting, copying and pasting, and printing.

Tue, Jul 26, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Explore the many ways technology is used in our lives with hands-on activities. This session is geared towards 3rd - 5th grade.

Tue, Jul 26, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Join us for a weekly yoga session geared towards K-5 graders as we learn yoga poses, breathing exercises, and meditation. Bring your own yoga mat or beach towel and wear comfortable clothing. Namaste!

Tue, Jul 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Youth Services
We're looking for teen leaders like you! Help plan teen programs and services. This is a great opportunity to serve the community and the library.

Tue, Jul 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Join the Mocha Authors Book Club every fourth Tuesday of the month. Enjoy a discussion of Black voices in literature, poetry, and memoir from all around the world!

Wed, Jul 27, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Wed, Jul 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Namaste! Join us for weekly introductory yoga lessons and meditation for toddlers and their caregivers. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel, and make sure to wear comfortable clothing.

Wed, Jul 27, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Let's get together and have some fun with family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Wed, Jul 27, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Creative Spaces 1,Creative Spaces 2,Creative Spaces 3
Looking for another sewing project now that you've completed Sewing 101? Each month a new simple sewing project will be offered in the Sew EZ with Sallie programs.

Wed, Jul 27, 11:00am - 11:45am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Introduce your little ones to the basics of STEAM with this storytime! Featuring: stories, fun facts, and STEAM activities for preschoolers. Program is limited in size. Please register each child.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn how to find and evaluate information online. Topics include: browsers, search engines, websites and hyperlinks.

Wed, Jul 27, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Learn about healthy eating while you prepare food. Then enjoy the tastes you help create. This session is geared towards K - 2nd grade.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Meeting Room
Practice your sight words in a fun and engaging way this summer. Listen to a story and visit stations to play while learning. Sight words are based off of the Chesapeake Public School Pacing Guides.

Wed, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Take part in our educational self-guided stations. Each station will contain interactive activities to help your child grow and learn.

Wed, Jul 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Learn about healthy eating while you prepare food. Then enjoy the tastes you help create. This session is geared towards 3rd - 5th grade.

Wed, Jul 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
In this six-session program, we'll dive deeper into the challenges that some favorite fairy tale characters face. Combine science skills and creativity to solve problems in this hands-on series.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Begin your zine experience with skilled library staff who will guide you through a 6-week course that culminates with the publication of your own original zine which will be displayed at the library.

Wed, Jul 27, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment and preserve them online.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library
Participate with in-person English practice sessions to become a more fluent & confident speaker. Haz clic en el nombre del evento para obtener información sobre las sesiones de práctica en inglés.

Thu, Jul 28, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Thu, Jul 28, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Learn how to create a flyer from scratch. Topics include: the ribbon, templates, text boxes, images and printing.

Thu, Jul 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Learn to prepare tasty, good for you dishes in our free, hands-on cooking class for kids in grades 4-6. Registration opens three weeks before each scheduled class and closes one week before.
Registration opens Thursday, July 7 2022 at 9:00am

Thu, Jul 28, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Gain an understanding of the sciences and art. Engage in hands-on activities that help make learning more fun and meaningful. This session is geared towards K - 2nd grade.

Thu, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Main Area
Come learn crochet with Miss Ana! We will have new projects each week. Crochet hooks and yarn will be provided. Perfect for beginners of all ages

Thu, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Calling all 8-14 year-olds! Blast off to another world with this interplanetary STEAM challenge. Galactic Quest sessions offer a fun, new look into our solar system. Register to reserve your spot!

Thu, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Calling all apprentice coders to the Central Library! Come and learn the basics of block coding with Sphero robots. For youth in grades 3-5.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 28, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Gain an understanding of the sciences and art. Engage in hands-on activities that make learning more fun and meaningful. This session is geared towards 3rd - 5th grade.

Thu, Jul 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Have a great idea for a business? Want to get started right now? Start your business in six sessions with Kaitlyn Thomas, teen entrepreneur.

Thu, Jul 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Lego Club is back! Spend the hour testing your Lego building skills with challenges or just enjoy your time through free play. We provide the Legos, you provide the creativity! For children ages 6-12.

Thu, Jul 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Hola amigo! Spice up your dance moves with a little "sabor"! Come explore salsa, merengue, and reggaeton taught in a line dancing style. Groove to Latin music. No partner needed. FREE

Fri, Jul 29, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Fri, Jul 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Central Library - Youth Services
Let's get together and have some fun with in-person family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Fri, Jul 29, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Digital Lab
Learn the steps of Video Production from video producer Jason Brae. We will be covering storyboards, scripting, filming, editing and distribution.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Youth Services
Calling all puppeteers! This interactive program has kids in grades K-5 craft a puppet, learn basic puppetry skills, and develop their own stories to perform in a puppet play in the children's room.

Fri, Jul 29, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Digital Lab
Learn the steps of Video Production from video producer Jason Brae. We will be covering storyboards, scripting, filming, editing and distribution.

Sat, Jul 30, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Sat, Jul 30, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Central Library - First Floor,Large Meeting Room,Open Area,Small Meeting Room
Model trains and track displays presented for train lovers of all ages. The Cape Henry Model A Ford Club will be offering rides on Saturday from 10:00am-2:00pm.

Sun, Jul 31, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room,First Floor,Small Meeting Room,Open Area
Model trains and track displays presented for train lovers of all ages. The Cape Henry Model A Ford Club will be offering rides on Saturday from 10:00am-2:00pm.

Sun, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment and preserve them online.

Mon, Aug 01, All day
Russell Memorial Library - Youth Services
Looking for a fun craft or activity to do? Stop by the Youth & Family Services Room anytime on Monday to participate in our weekly craft or activity station. Available while supplies last.

Mon, Aug 01, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Mon, Aug 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Let's get together and have fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Mon, Aug 01, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Let's get together and have some fun with family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Mon, Aug 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Learn and sharpen skills geared for rising Kindergarteners. Registration is required for these classes.
This event is full

Mon, Aug 01, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Keep on top of your math skills during the summer and learn a few new applications. This session is geared towards K - 2nd grade.

Mon, Aug 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
New to computers? Let us help you get started with this beginner's class. Topics include: computer terminology and operation.

Mon, Aug 01, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Keep on top of your math skills during the summer and learn a few new applications. This session is geared towards 3rd - 5th grade.

Mon, Aug 01, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment and preserve them online.

Mon, Aug 01, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
New venue Indian River Library - Activity Room
Looking for a new hobby or want to show off your Chess skills? Join us on Mondays from 6/27-9/26 (except holidays). All levels are welcome. Feel free to bring your own chess board. Please register.

Tue, Aug 02, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Tue, Aug 02, 9:30am - 11:30am
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment and preserve them online.

Tue, Aug 02, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Support our community Blood Drive. Please join our lifesaving mission and schedule an appointment today! call 1-800-RED CROSS or schedule online. Register

Tue, Aug 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Elizabeth River Park (1400 Elizabeth River Way) and Hunter's Cove Park (2913 Gum Road)
Meet us outside at the park shelter to take part in the fun STEAM activity and storytime geared towards preschoolers. Registration required with City of Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism.Register

Tue, Aug 02, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Learn how to create and present a slideshow. Topics include: inserting text and images, slide layout and themes.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Online Events
Participate in online English practice sessions to become a more fluent & confident speaker. Haz clic en el nombre del evento para obtener información sobre las sesiones de práctica en inglés.

Tue, Aug 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Let's get together and have some fun with in-person storytime! Stories, rhymes and songs for all ages

Tue, Aug 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Let's get together and have fun! We'll share STEAM stories and learn with one another. Featuring: stories, experiments, and STEAM challenges. Limited class size. Please register online.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 02, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Explore the many ways technology is used in our lives with hands-on activities. This session is geared towards K - 2nd grade.

Tue, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Owen's Village Apartments - 600 Geneva Ave, Chesapeake, VA 23323
Join us in the Owen's Village Apartment community. We will provide access to our mobile library services to include WiFi, books, library cards, crafts, fun and more.

Tue, Aug 02, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Explore the many ways technology is used in our lives with hands-on activities. This session is geared towards 3rd - 5th grade.

Tue, Aug 02, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Join us for a weekly yoga session geared towards K-5 graders as we learn yoga poses, breathing exercises, and meditation. Bring your own yoga mat or beach towel and wear comfortable clothing. Namaste!

Tue, Aug 02, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Edgar Allan Poe Meeting Room
Do you know what the library needs? Teen leaders like you! Join to make a positive impact on the community by providing input on how we serve teens (grades 6-12), all while earning volunteer hours.

Tue, Aug 02, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Indian River Library - Meeting Room
Let's get together and have some fun with in-person family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages. Please register each child.
Registration opens Monday, July 11 2022 at 9:00am

Wed, Aug 03, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Wed, Aug 03, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Namaste! Join us for weekly introductory yoga lessons and meditation for toddlers and their caregivers. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel, and make sure to wear comfortable clothing.

Wed, Aug 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
All levels of yarners are invited to join the Chesapeake Yarn Guild to create projects. Simply bring your own needles or hooks and yarn to start crafting!

Wed, Aug 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
Major Hillard Library - Activity Room
Let's get together and have some fun with family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Wed, Aug 03, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Learn how to create, edit, save, and print a simple Excel spreadsheet. Topics include: the ribbon, entering data and formatting of cells.

Wed, Aug 03, 11:00am - 11:45am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Introduce your little ones to the basics of STEAM with this storytime! Featuring: stories, fun facts, and STEAM activities for preschoolers. Program is limited in size. Please register each child.
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Wed, Aug 03, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Learn about healthy eating while you prepare food. Then enjoy the tastes you help create. This session is geared towards K - 2nd grade.
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Wed, Aug 03, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Indian River Library - Conference Room
Learn how to find and evaluate information online. Topics include: browsers, search engines, websites and hyperlinks.

Wed, Aug 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library - Small Meeting Room
Take part in our educational self-guided stations. Each station will contain interactive activities to help your child grow and learn.

Wed, Aug 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Try out some beginner level watercolor techniques. This class is designed for students in grades 1-5. Art materials will be supplied.
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Wed, Aug 03, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Learn about healthy eating while you prepare food. Then enjoy the tastes you help create. This session is geared towards 3rd - 5th grade.

Wed, Aug 03, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Begin your zine experience with skilled library staff who will guide you through a 6-week course that culminates with the publication of your own original zine which will be displayed at the library.

Wed, Aug 03, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Central Library - Memory Lab
Sign up for a one-on-one session to learn how to digitize materials using our Memory Lab equipment and preserve them online.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online Events
Participate in online English practice sessions to become a more fluent & confident speaker. Haz clic en el nombre del evento para obtener información sobre las sesiones de práctica en inglés.

Thu, Aug 04, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Thu, Aug 04, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Learn how to add, edit, and save text to create a document. Topics include: the ribbon, formatting, copying and pasting, printing, and embellishing documents with clip art and pictures.

Thu, Aug 04, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Are you passionate about anime and manga? Chat with others about your favorites and possibly discover new ones during viewings.

Thu, Aug 04, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Gain an understanding of the sciences and art. Engage in hands-on activities that help make learning more fun and meaningful. This session is geared towards K - 2nd grade.

Thu, Aug 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Main Area
Come learn crochet with Miss Ana! We will have new projects each week. Crochet hooks and yarn will be provided. Perfect for beginners of all ages

Thu, Aug 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sturbridge Village Apartments - 2300 Snow Goose Dr, Chesapeake, VA 23320
Join us in the Sturbridge Village Apartment community. We will provide access to our mobile library services to include WiFi, books, library cards, crafts, fun and more.

Thu, Aug 04, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Student Success Center
Gain an understanding of the sciences and art. Engage in hands-on activities that make learning more fun and meaningful. This session is geared towards 3rd - 5th grade.

Thu, Aug 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Major Hillard Library - Meeting Room
Have a great idea for a business? Want to get started right now? Start your business in six sessions with Kaitlyn Thomas, teen entrepreneur.

Thu, Aug 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee Meeting Room
Lego Club is back! Spend the hour testing your Lego building skills with challenges or just enjoy your time through free play. We provide the Legos, you provide the creativity! For children ages 6-12.

Thu, Aug 04, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Discover new films about dynamic and relevant social justice topics during our monthly viewing party. Come back the following Thursday for lively discussion either in-person or via Zoom.

Thu, Aug 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Indian River Library - Online Event Room 1
Lively discussion every month of works by African or African-American authors. This month's selection is The Other Black Girl: A Novel by Zakiya Dalila Harris

Fri, Aug 05, All day
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Exhibit Space
True Sons of Freedom explores the worlds of twenty-four black Virginians who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home.

Fri, Aug 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Let's get together and have some fun with in-person family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages.

Fri, Aug 05, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Digital Lab
Learn the steps of Video Production from video producer Jason Brae. We will be covering storyboards, scripting, filming, editing and distribution.
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Fri, Aug 05, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Digital Lab
Learn the steps of Video Production from video producer Jason Brae. We will be covering storyboards, scripting, filming, editing and distribution.