Norfolk Public Library Summer Events Guide
The summer 2014 schedule of free classes and events at the Norfolk Public Library.
Larchmont Branch Library 6525 Hampton Boulevard ~ (757) 441-5335 May August 7 Thu. Teddy Bear Storytime & Sleepover 5 Mon. American Girl Book Club Read books about Josephina and enjoy discussions, crafts and snacks! 4 PM (School Age) Win a New Bike Helmet! Enter Drawing: May 19-23, 2014 May is National Bicycle Safety Month Ongoing Remember that it’s important to protect your head and brain while riding your bike. Enter a random drawing for a bike helmet that looks like a brain May 19 - May 23! One winner will be picked and contacted by the end of the day on Friday, May 23. (Family) Broken Spines Book Club Fridays @ 3:30 PM (May 2 & 16; June 6 & 20; July 3 *Thu. & 18, August 1 & 15) Take a break from everyday life to connect with others. (Adults) LEGO® Mania *LEGO bricks provided by the branch June 12 Thu. Summer Volunteer Information Volunteer at NPL this summer! Come to our informational session and sign-up for shifts. 4 PM (Teens) Fridays @ 3:30 PM (May 9 & 23; June 6 & 20; July 11 & 25; August 8 & 22) Build with LEGOs! All creations will be displayed. (Family) Wii Gaming Sign up for SRP and start summer with Ryan’s twisted balloons, a moon bounce, tattoos and other fun! 2 PM (Family) Mondays @ 4 PM (May 12 & June 16) Wednesdays @ 2 PM (June 25; July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30; August 6, 13 & 20) Play games with friends! (School Age & Teens) 26 Thu. Fire Truck Storytime Family Movies *Call the branch for movie titles and ratings 23 Mon. Summer Jam with Ryan the Balloon Guy Climb aboard a real fire truck and learn about fire safety with firefighter and educator Beth Bruner! 2 PM (Family) July Visit with live goats, cows, bunnies, chickens and miniature donkeys and horses! 2 PM (Family) 10 Thu. Krendl the Magician Krendl combines magical illusions with comedy. Prepare to be mesmerized and to roll with laughter! 2 PM (Family) 17 Thu. Prince & Princess Party Dress as your favorite prince or princess and meet Belle from “Beauty and the Beast.” She’ll play games, tell stories, and take pictures with you! 2 PM (Family) 24 Thu. Shark Secrets Mondays @ 5 PM (May 19; June 30; July 28; August 25) Fridays @ 2 PM (June 27; July 11, 18 & 25; August 1, 8, 15 & 22) Nibble on popcorn and watch new DVDs! (Family) #GreatReads Book Club *Call the branch for titles 3 Thu. Spellbound Petting Zoo 13 Bring your stuffed animal friend for stories and a sleepover! Get a picture book of your friend’s overnight shenanigans at pickup the following day! 2 PM (Toddlers & School Age) The Virginia Living Museum’s Discovery Box Shark week is just around the corner! Come poke around the VLM’s shark discovery box. You’ll find real shark jaws, shark vertebrae, shark skin and fossil shark teeth, shark embryos and eggs, and more! 2 PM (Family) Tuesdays @ 4 PM (May 20; June 17; July 15; August 19) Teens, spend time reading great titles all summer! (Teens) Super Readers of Summer Book Club *Call the branch for titles Tuesdays @ 4 PM (May 27; June 24; July 22; August 26) Keep kids engaged in books! (School Age & Tweens) Petite Picasso Tuesdays @ 2 PM (June 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29; August 5, 12 & 19) From Van Gogh to Warhol, and Monet to Picasso—we’ll explore different masterpieces and create our own artistic interpretations! (Preschool & School Age) Brain Quest Mondays @ 2 PM (June 30; July 7, 14, 21 & 28; August 4, 11 & 18) Exercise your brain with exciting experiments and hands-on problem solving projects! (School Age & Tweens) www.npl.lib.va.us