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Black Ink

Block Party and Lit Fest Chesapeake

2022-09-24 12:00:00 2022-09-24 18:00:00 America/New_York Black Ink Enjoy food, music, & art while celebrating the written word with poets & authors! Keynote Kwame Alexander will talk & sign his award-winning books. Shop local vendors & groove with your community. Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library

Saturday, September 24
12:00pm - 6:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-09-24 12:00:00 2022-09-24 18:00:00 America/New_York Black Ink Enjoy food, music, & art while celebrating the written word with poets & authors! Keynote Kwame Alexander will talk & sign his award-winning books. Shop local vendors & groove with your community. Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library

Enjoy food, music, & art while celebrating the written word with poets & authors! Keynote Kwame Alexander will talk & sign his award-winning books. Shop local vendors & groove with your community.

Outdoor Event. Rain location Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Community Center.

Main Stage Schedule:

Time Presenter Presentation
12:00PM Shark City Drum and Dance Corps Drums and Dance
12:10PM Ella Ward and Angela Gaskins Library and City Welcome
12:15PM Youth Poet Laureate Aderonke Adeleke Poetry
12:30PM Anthony Stokes Marketing a Book Idea in the Social Media Era
1:00PM Dr. Sabin Prentis Duncan Portrayal of Black Men in Literature
1:30PM Shark City Drum and Dance Corps Drums and Dance
2:00PM Kwame Alexander Keynote and Read
2:45PM Synnika Lofton Author Read
3:05PM Lauren Seward Theatre Performance
3:35PM ItsThaKoncept Band Hip Hop
4:30pm Gye Nyame Open Mic
5:15PM DJ Neil Cha Cha Slide and group dance
5:30PM Jay The Artist Hip Hop


 Workshop Schedule (indoors)

Time Title Host
12:15PM World Creation in Sci-Fi Writing AJ McMullen - Author
12:45PM Traditional vs. Self-Publishing Pros and Cons Christina Parker - Parker Ferguson Publishing
1:15PM Pitch to Publish Panel: Sasha Ridley/Rae Legacy Publishing, James L. Hill/RockHill Publishing LLC, Tara Moeller/DreamPunk Press, & Latina Campbell/Story Corner Publishing & Consulting Inc. Tahara Saron - Black Gold Publishing
2:45PM Spoken Word Performance Workshop Gye Nyame - Verb Benders 757 Poetry Slam Team
3:15PM Poet's Round Table Panel: James Wilson/Wider Perspectives Publishing, Cassandra Jenkins/Verb Benders Slam Team, Aderonke Adeleke/Speech Tips for Beginners, & Mulemvo Nianda/Inside Nianda Speaks Cluff Symay Rhodes - Spoken Word Performer and Educator
3:45PM The Making of a Comic Anthony Stokes - Fire Ant Entertainment
4:15PM Fiction Writer's Workshop James Hill - Rock Hill Publishing LLC
4:45PM Memoir Writing Sasha Ridley - Rae Legacy Publishing


 

Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library

Phone: (757) 410-7100

Hours

Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library

Mon, Aug 01 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Aug 02 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Aug 03 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Aug 04 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Aug 05 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Aug 06 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Aug 07 Closed

Upcoming events

Sun, Aug 07, 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.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Aug 08, 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 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.

Mon, Aug 08, 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 08, 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 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Learn and sharpen skills geared for rising Kindergarteners. Registration is required for these classes.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Aug 08, 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.
This event is full

Mon, Aug 08, 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 08, 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.
This event is full

Mon, Aug 08, 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.
This event is full

Mon, Aug 08, 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.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 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.

Tue, Aug 09, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Central Library
Donate your homegrown produce and help feed the hungry.

Tue, Aug 09, 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 09, 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.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Aug 09, 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.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 09, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Indian River Library - Activity Room
Hang out with other game enthusiasts, relax and enjoy popular tabletop and electronic games. This session will focus on games with supernatural beings.

Tue, Aug 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Greenbrier 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, Aug 09, 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 09, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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, Aug 09, 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, Aug 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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, Aug 10, 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, Aug 10, 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 10, 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 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Greenbrier Library
Come explore with the 1st Battalion crew as they demonstrate the fire truck and other tools they use for their special jobs.

Wed, Aug 10, 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.
This event is full

Wed, Aug 10, 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 10, 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.
This event is full

Wed, Aug 10, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Love a good mystery? Join us on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss genres, settings, and answer the question: who done it. This month's title is: "No Nest for the Wicket" by Donna Andrews.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 10, 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, Aug 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.

Thu, Aug 11, 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.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 11, 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.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 11, 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, Aug 11, 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, Aug 11, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Major Hillard Library - Open Area
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.

Fri, Aug 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.

Fri, Aug 12, 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 12, 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, Aug 12, 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, Aug 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.

Sat, Aug 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Greenbrier Library - Meeting Room
Kim Belton, a representative of Bankers Life, will present a seminar with information about Medicare and life insurance to help with planning for retirement.

Sat, Aug 13, 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.

Canceled
Sat, Aug 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.

Rescheduled
Sun, Aug 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
New date Sunday, August 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library
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, Aug 14, 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 15, 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 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.

Mon, Aug 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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.

Mon, Aug 15, 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.
This event is full

Mon, Aug 15, 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.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 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.

Tue, Aug 16, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Central Library
Donate your homegrown produce and help feed the hungry.

Tue, Aug 16, 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 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Deep Creek Park (437 George Washington Hwy S) and Lakeside Park (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

Canceled
Tue, Aug 16, 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 16, 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 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Indian River Library - Activity 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, Aug 16, 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, Aug 16, 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, Aug 16, 5:00pm - 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, Aug 16, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Monthly special topics in gardening by the Backyard Gardeners.

Wed, Aug 17, 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 17, 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 17, 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!

Canceled
Wed, Aug 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library
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, Aug 17, 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, Aug 17, 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 17, 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, Aug 17, 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!

Canceled
Wed, Aug 17, 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 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.

Thu, Aug 18, 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 18, 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, Aug 18, 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, Aug 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.

Fri, Aug 19, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Russell Memorial Library - Main Area
Do you crochet or knit? Bring your own needles, yarn, and patterns and enjoy meeting fellow crafters.

Fri, Aug 19, 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.

Sat, Aug 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.

Sat, Aug 20, 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, Aug 20, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Elizabeth River Park - 1400 Elizabeth River Way, Chesapeake, VA 23324
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.

Sat, Aug 20, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Elizabeth River Park - 1400 Elizabeth River Way, Chesapeake, VA 23324
Expand your artistic sensibilities at the first SoNo ZineFest: a celebration of local art, zines, comics, music, food, and knowledge.  Learn insider secrets during one of the 30-minute art workshops.

Sat, Aug 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - The Gallery
Enjoy a different family activity every month. Explore diverse art mediums and unleash the artist inside.
This event is full

Sun, Aug 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library
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, Aug 21, 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 22, 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 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.

Mon, Aug 22, 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 22, 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, Aug 22, 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.

Mon, Aug 22, 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.
This event is full

Mon, Aug 22, 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.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 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.

Tue, Aug 23, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Central Library
Donate your homegrown produce and help feed the hungry.

Tue, Aug 23, 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 23, 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 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central 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, Aug 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.

Tue, Aug 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Enjoy a day of creativity and painting. All materials will be provided. Register today to reserve your spot.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 23, 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, Aug 23, 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, Aug 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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, Aug 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.

Thu, Aug 25, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
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, Aug 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation Library - Creative Spaces 1,Creative Spaces 2,Creative Spaces 3
Make a handy, lined tote bag with provided materials. Must have completed Sewing 101 or earned the sewing badge prior to this program.

Thu, Aug 25, 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, Aug 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.

Sat, Aug 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.

Sat, Aug 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Indian River Library - Meeting Room
Find yourself singing and tapping to the beat on a warm summer afternoon with entertainment for the whole family. Songs from the 1960s to the 2000s to be performed for your listening pleasure.

Sat, Aug 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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.

Sun, Aug 28, 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 29, 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 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.

Mon, Aug 29, 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 29, 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.
This event is full

Mon, Aug 29, 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.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 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.

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

Tue, Aug 30, 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 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach and Innovation 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.

Wed, Aug 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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.

Thu, Sep 01, 10:00am - 1:00pm
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room,Open Area
Life-changing services will be available for people in need of assistance finding a job, legal advice, eye care or other health screenings during this monthly community event.

Thu, Sep 01, 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, Sep 01, 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 Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead

Sun, Sep 04, 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.

Tue, Sep 06, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Central Library
Donate your homegrown produce and help feed the hungry.

Tue, Sep 06, 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, Sep 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
Russell Memorial Library - Meeting Room-Combined
Explore creative yoga adventures led by a Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher. Toddlers & caregivers will learn introductory yoga poses & meditation. Yoga mat/towel & comfortable clothing encouraged.

Tue, Sep 06, 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, Sep 06, 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, Sep 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Norfolk Memorial Library - Meeting Room
Come fall in love with reading and make new friends at your local library. Everyone's invited to read, sing, and play together.

Tue, Sep 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Edgar Allan Poe Meeting Room
Lights, camera, action! Kids in K-5th grade will develop theater skills and learn how to read aloud with enthusiasm as they rehearse a play with scripts. On September 28, they will perform for family.

Tue, Sep 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Russell Memorial Library - Harper Lee 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.