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Spring Flower Bouquet [Take and Make Kit]

All Day 5/4 - 5/31
Virtual
Closed
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts and Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

April Showers are bringing Spring Flower Bouquets for you to make. Reserve your Take and Make Kit to make several colorful tissue paper flowers. All materials will be provided.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Stepping Stones ELC

8:30am - 10:00am
Bookmobile
Offsite Event
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Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Event Details:

721 S. Schumaker Dr.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Wor Wic Child Development

10:15am - 11:00am
Bookmobile
Offsite Event
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Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Event Details:

2300 Campus Dr.

This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Preschool Playgroup

10:30am - 11:15am
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Ages 0-5
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Class or Workshop, Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Children 0 - 5 and their caregivers are invited to Preschool Playgroup. Join us for free play, developmentally appropriate guided play, and structured activities, all while learning early socialization. 

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Attending Children

Children under 8 must be monitored by a guardian who is at least 13 years old to assure the safety and behavior of that child. Children ages 8 and older may visit the library independently provided they are able to care for themselves and are able to understand and follow the Library’s Behavior Guidelines.

 

This event is in the "Ages 19+" group.

Computer Tutor

10:30am - 11:30am
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Closed
Registration
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Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: STEAM Studio
Age Group: Ages 19+
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Summer's Gate Community

11:15am - 12:00pm
Bookmobile
Offsite Event
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Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Event Details:

Johnson Road

This event is in the "Ages 12-18" group.

Green-Hands Garden Club

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: Teen Area
Age Group: Ages 12-18
Program Type: STEM, Class or Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Get ready to grow your own scrumptious fruits and veggies! Our group meets twice a month and covers everything you need to know to become a green-thumbed guru. Discover how to grow your own food and become a self-sufficient superstar!

This event is in the "Ages 19+" group.

Computer Tutor for Seniors

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Pittsville Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pittsville Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Need help learning how to use the computer but don’t know where to start? Come to the Pittsville Library every 2nd and 4th Tuesday, where a librarian will teach a class starting with the most basic skills you may need.

This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Bedtime Storytime

5:30pm - 6:00pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

For our bedtime storytime, all 0-5 year-olds and their caregivers are welcome to join us at the Paul S. Sarbanes downtown library to share songs, rhymes, and stories together on the first and third Tuesdays of the month.

Disclaimer(s)

Attending Children

Children under 8 must be monitored by a guardian who is at least 13 years old to assure the safety and behavior of that child. Children ages 8 and older may visit the library independently provided they are able to care for themselves and are able to understand and follow the Library’s Behavior Guidelines.

 

This event is in the "Ages 19+" group.

Beginners Arabic for Adults

5:30pm - 6:15pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Age Group: Ages 19+
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

Join us for a beginner's Arabic class! We will introduce Standard Arabic, go over language concepts and characteristics, build conversational verses, and cover reading and writing skills.

This event is in the "Ages 12-18" group.

Teen Action Board (TAB) Meeting

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: Teen Game Room
Age Group: Ages 12-18
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Attend in person or on Zoom! Registration is required. Held in-person at the Paul S. Sarbanes Branch. Zoom links will be sent the day before.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Jenga Tournament

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Centre Branch
Library Branch: Centre Branch
Room: The Space at Centre
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Join us for a night of block-tumbling fun! See who can last the longest without losing it all, while competing head-to-head for a chance to win the grand prize: a Jenja set for you to take home! Drop-ins welcome.

This event is in the "Ages 19+" group.

Virtual Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Open
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Ages 19+
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Please join the Virtual Book Club from the comfort of your home for a relaxed discussion. Come prepared to share book(s) that you're reading or have recently read. Registration is required.

This event is in the "Ages 12-18" group.
This event is in the "Ages 19+" group.
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Ages 12-18, Ages 19+
Program Type: Book Discussion, Guest Speaker or Performance, Virtual Author Talk
Event Details:

We welcome you to register for a thrilling conversation with Rebecca F. Kuang (R.F.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Northwestern School

9:00am - 3:30pm
Bookmobile
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Event Details:

9975 Sharptown Rd.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

STEAM & Robotics Club

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: STEAM Studio
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:

Imagine, design, explore, build, and discover using STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math)! Bring your curiosity and imagination to play with Snap Circuits, littleBits, and more! Twice a month, the library turns into a S

This event is in the "Ages 12-18" group.

Chess Club

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Mobile Learning Lab
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Mobile Learning Lab
Age Group: Ages 12-18
Program Type: Games, Technology
Event Details:

Don't know how to play chess? No problem! We will help you learn.  Play chess onboard the Mobile Learning Lab against your friends on computers or physical boards.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Fruitland Primary School

9:15am - 2:30pm
Bookmobile
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Event Details:

301 N. Division St.

This event is in the "Ages 19+" group.

Coffee Club

10:00am - 12:00pm
Centre Branch
Library Branch: Centre Branch
Room: The Space at Centre
Age Group: Ages 19+
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Stop by Centre Branch on Thursday mornings and join the Coffee Club. Enjoy coffee, tea, or hot chocolate, meet new friends, and chat with others to start your day right! Help us save waste; bring a mug! No registration is required. 

This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Storytime Ages 0-5

10:30am - 11:00am
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

All 0-5 year-olds and their caregivers are welcome to join us at the Paul S. Sarbanes downtown library to share songs, rhymes, and stories together on the first four Thursdays of each month.

This event is in the "Ages 19+" group.

Diamond Dazzlers - Diamond Painting Group

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Centre Branch
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Centre Branch
Room: The Space at Centre
Age Group: Ages 19+
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Class or Workshop
Event Details:

Join the Diamond Dazzlers, a fun group of folks who want to try their hand at the relaxing craft of diamond painting.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Westside Primary School

9:15am - 1:45pm
Bookmobile
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Everyone
Event Details:

600 Quantico Rd., Quantico

This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Mini-Montessori for 2 - 6 year olds

10:15am - 11:30am
Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Paul S. Sarbanes Branch
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Ages 0-5
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Class or Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Children age 2 - 6 and their caregivers are invited to Mini-Montessori! Montessori play is purposeful play that mimics real-life tasks. It focuses on mindfulness during activities and focusing on the task at hand.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Spring Scavenger Hunt and Craft

10:00am - 12:00pm
Mobile Learning Lab
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Mobile Learning Lab
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Games
Event Details:

Come out to Pemberton Park for a nature scavenger hunt!  Participating children will receive a small prize when completed.  We will also be decorating bird houses to take home for your feathered friends.