Norfolk Public Library Summer Events Guide
The summer 2014 schedule of free classes and events at the Norfolk Public Library.
Horace C. Downing Branch Library 555 E. Liberty Street ~ (757) 441-1968 May 3 Sat. Muffins with Mom 17 Sat. Step Show Crafts, fun, treats and more! 1 PM (Family) Location: Berkley Community Center 121 West Liberty Street Norfolk, VA 23523 Step groups in the Tidewater area will display their stepping talent. Come out and support your team! 12 PM (Family) 23 Wed. Cool Science (SOL based) Nauticus Experience amazing liquid nitrogen and combustion experiments as you discover the science of temperature and states of matter. 1 PM (School Age) 25 Fri. My Story Learn how to tell your life story through dance expression. 2 PM (School Age & Teens) August 2 Sat. Beach Party Ponies 5 Tue. Wheel of Fortune Enjoy pony rides and a petting zoo! 12 PM (Family) Be a contestant on America’s favorite game show at your library! Join Pat Sajak and Vanna White on the virtual set of Wheel of Fortune. 2 PM (Family) June 7 Sat. Donuts with Dad Crafts, fun, treats and more! 1 PM (Family) 21 Sat. “Paws to Read” SRP Kickoff Start your summer reading fun with balloons, stories and other surprises! 2 PM (Family) 23 Mon. Balloons and Face Painting Extravaganza Son Shine Entertainment Special guest Gracie the Clown brings oodles of fun! 1 PM (Family) 15 Fri. Family Movie Time Grab your snacks and meet us for a G, PG, or PG-13 rated movie on our big screen! 2 PM (Family) July 27 Wed. Puppet Sea Theater: “A House for Hermit Crab” 8 Tue. Dance Party Move your feet to the beat of today’s Hip Hop music! 1 PM (School Age & Teens) The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Discover the amazing world of sea life with a puppet show about a hermit crab who searches for a new home! Visit with a live hermit crab and complete an activity. 2 PM (Family) 18 Fri. Happy Birthday Mandela! TREK for Civility Event Ongoing Teen Takeover Tuesdays @ 3:30 PM (May 6 - June 24) Meet with other teens for different activities. Play the Wii, join book chats and more! (Teens) Presented by Deputy Bob and Puppet Friends Celebrate the birthday of Nelson Mandela who practiced civility. Cameras are welcome! 11 AM (School Age) 21 Mon. Totally Turtles (SOL based) The Virginia Living Museum (VLM) The VLM’s Mother Nature’s Traveling Roadshow features live turtles found on the land and in the sea. Learn what turtles have in common and what makes them unique while spending time with our reptile friends! 1:30 PM (Family) LEGO® Creations *LEGO bricks provided by the branch Wednesdays @ 3:30 PM (June 4 - July 30) Play with LEGOs. If you can dream it you can build it! (School Age) 9 www.npl.lib.va.us