Norfolk Public Library Summer Events Guide
The summer 2014 schedule of free classes and events at the Norfolk Public Library.
Van Wyck Branch Library 1368 DeBree Avenue ~ (757) 441-2844 17 Thu. The Magic Show: John Kingry June Kingry dazzles the audience with the many mind-boggling tricks and illusions he has up his sleeves! He can make small animals appear and people levitate! 2 PM (School Age) 23 Wed. Fairy Tale Theater: A Cinderella Story 28 Sat. Summerfest: Register for SRP Kickoff SRP with twisted balloons by Ryan the Balloon Guy and creative face painting with artist Ashley Pickin of Pick-NPaint. Play board and Wii games, and make sidewalk art. 2 PM - 3:30 PM (Family) Improvisation by Meaghan Mozingo Dressed in costume as a character she created, Dottie the Dog, Mozingo takes the audience on an enchanting and fun-filled journey through the pages of her favorite fairy tale. 10:30 AM (Family) 24 Thu. Jon Norton’s Amazing Street Show Come to an action-packed performance of juggling, fire poi and more with Jon! 2 PM (All Ages) July 2 Wed. Mo Willems Storytime: “City Dog, Country Frog” 31 Thu. SRP Grand Finale Listen to a touching story about a friendship between a dog and a frog! 10:30 AM (Family) Son Shine Entertainment Wrap up SRP with face painting, balloon animals and other fun! 2 PM (All Ages) 3 Thu. African-American Folktale: “Wiley and the Hairy Man” Ongoing Hear the retelling of a popular Alabama folktale about young Wiley and his hound dogs, and how he outwits a mean, trickster ogre! 2 PM (School Age) 9 Wed. Storyteller Susan Corbitt Have fun with Susan’s music and interactive stories. 10:30 AM (Preschool) Tweens & Teens Gaming Extravaganza Tuesdays @ 3 PM - 5 PM (May 6, 13, 20 & 27; June 3, 10 & 17) Calling all gamers from experts to beginners—drop in for Wii gaming fun! (Tweens & Teens) 10 Thu. Magic of Electricity Virginia Air & Space Center Prepare for hair-raising demonstrations in this interactive program! Learn about static electricity, open and closed circuits, and insulators and conductors by observing the flow of electrons between atoms. 2 PM (School Age) 16 Wed. Puppet Sea Theater presents: “A House for Hermit Crab” 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. 10:30 AM (Family) 17 www.npl.lib.va.us