Norfolk Public Library Summer Events Guide
The summer 2014 schedule of free classes and events at the Norfolk Public Library.
124 Janaf Shopping Center ~ (757) 441-5660 June 21 Sat. SRP Kickoff with Son Shine Entertainment Register for SRP and pick up your incentives. Enjoy face painting, balloon making and other fun with Gracie the Clown and friends! 3 PM (All Ages) Janaf Branch Library 29 Tue. “Zoo to You” Traveling Program A Visit from the Virginia Zoo in Norfolk Learn about animals and their habitats, and see live animal presentations! 2 PM (All Ages, 5+) Beat the heat with a cool ice cream treat in celebration of National Ice Cream Month. 2 PM - 4 PM (Family) 31 Thu. Cool Treats! *While supplies last! The Friends of the Norfolk Animal Care Center Thursday, June 26 @ 2:30 PM Listen to tail-wagging animal stories and learn about animal adoption. Bring your donation of a small blanket, toy or treats for our animal friends! (All Ages) “PAWS” to READ Afternoon Storytime August 2 Sat. Summer Reading Program Wrap-up with River the Reading Ranger Pick up your incentives and record your final reading minutes to be entered into the big prize drawing! Volunteers will be on hand to assist! Meet special guest River the Reading Ranger! 2 PM - 4 PM (Family) 27 Fri. Magic and Illusions with John Kingry Witness a variety of interactive magical effects including animals and illusions! 2 PM (All Ages) Teen Wii Play *Game ratings must be appropriate July 3 Thu. Jon Norton’s Amazing Street Show Jon’s fast-paced show includes spectacular feats of juggling and astonishing stunts that are sure to leave the audience amazed! 2 PM (All Ages) Gather for family-fun music with this children’s musical duo, comprised of Cindy Kays and Shelly Potter. 2 PM (All Ages) Mondays @ 4 PM - 5:30 PM (August 4, 11 & 18) Bring your gaming skills and challenge your friends! You may use your own games (at your risk and game rating must be approved by library staff). (Teens) Ongoing Craft Making for Kids Mondays @ 3 PM (July 7, 14, 21 & 28) Drop in for arts and crafts workshops! Make bracelets, paper cubes, collages and more! (School Age) 10 Thu. Concert: “Welcome Back C. Shells!” 17 Thu. Stories with Bob Walsh and Friends TREK for Civility Event Renowned ventriloquist Bob Walsh and his friends share interesting stories and life lessons on kindness and civility. 2 PM (All Ages) LEGO® Building Frenzy @ Your Library Fridays @ 3 PM (July 11, 18 & 25; August 8, 15 & 22) Looking for something creative to do? This program is designed for kids 5 to 12 years of age. (School Age) 24 Thu. Introduction to Native Wildlife of Virginia Nature’s Calling presents: “Wild for Wildlife” Learn about wildlife found in Virginia using visual effects in teaching conservation and animal identification. Meet some of Virginia’s live native wildlife! 2 PM (All Ages) Help NPL support our animal friends at the Norfolk Animal Care Center (NACC). Bring your donation of a small blanket, toy or treats to Storytime with the Friends of the NACC on Thursday, June 26 @ 2:30 PM. 30 Wed. Elephant and Piggie Storytime Spend an afternoon reading and having fun with children’s book characters Elephant and Piggie! 2 PM (Family) Creating a City of Readers 10