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Some Norfolk Public Library Holiday Events: January 2018

Special Events

TREK for Civility
TREK stands for Tolerance, Respect, Empathy and Kindness. You can help Norfolk Public Library spread the seeds of civility in our community by attending the following events.

Kindness Bingo
TREK for Civility Event
Month of January
Van Wyck Branch, 1368 De Bree Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia 23517
757-441-2844
Pick up a Kindness Bingo card from the branch and play all month long. Once you get BINGO, bring your winning card back to the branch to receive a prize! (All Ages)

January is National Soup Month
TREK for Civility Event
Tuesday, January 2 @ 10 AM–5 PM
Barron F. Black Branch, 6700 East Tanners Creek Drive, Norfolk, VA 23513
757-441-5806
Donate a can of soup and help to fill the shelves at our local food bank. (All Ages)

January is National Soup Month
TREK for Civility Event
Tuesday, January 2 @ 10 AM–Wednesday, January 31 @ 9 PM
Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch, 111 W. Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23503
757-441-1750
Bring in soup or any other canned goods to be donated to the food bank. (All Ages)

Civility: Bird Feeders
TREK for Civility Event
Tuesday, January 16 @ 4 PM
Van Wyck Branch, 1368 De Bree Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia 23517
757-441-2844
TREK for Civility: Rule 24 is to respect the environment and be gentle to animals. Let’s love animals and treat them well by making them a healthy, environmentally friendly, snack. (Family)

Social Comfort
TREK for Civility Event
Saturday, January 6–Saturday, March 3 @ 9 AM–5 PM
Slover Library, 235 E. Plume Street, Norfolk, VA 23510 757-664-7323 5th floor
Use your artistic flare to design squares to create a Social Justice Quilt. (Teens)

Kindness Counts
TREK for Civility Event
Saturday, January 6 @ 2–4 PM
Lafayette Branch, 1610 Cromwell Drive, Norfolk, VA 23509
757-441-2842
Kids will be inspired and empowered to be kind to others. (Family)

Community Rocks
TREK for Civility Event
Tuesday, January 9 @ 4 PM
Slover Library, 235 E. Plume Street, Norfolk, VA 23510
757-664-7323
Room 290
Decorate a rock and place it somewhere in the community for someone to find!
(All Ages)

Not-so-random Acts of Kindness
TREK for Civility Event
Friday, January 12–Saturday, January 20 @ 9 AM–5 PM
Slover Library, 235 E. Plume Street, Norfolk, VA 23510
757-664-7323
Follow the steps on your Kindness Cards to demonstrate Tolerance, Respect, Empathy and Kindness in the community. (All Ages)

Civility Badges
TREK for Civility Event
Friday, January 12–Saturday, January 20 @ 9 AM–5 PM
Slover Library, 235 E. Plume Street, Norfolk, VA 23510
757-664-7323
5th Floor
Receive badges for demonstrating Tolerance, Respect, Empathy and Kindness, and give them to others when they do the same. (All Ages)

TREK Wall
TREK for Civility Event
Friday, January 12–Saturday, January 20 @ 9 AM–5 PM
Slover Library, 235 E. Plume Street, Norfolk, VA 23510
757-664-7323
5th Floor
Leave a note on our wall and share how you are encouraging Tolerance, Respect, Empathy and Kindness in the community. (All Ages)

Blessing Bags
TREK for Civility Event
Saturday, January 13 @ 10 AM
Slover Library, 235 E. Plume Street, Norfolk, VA 23510
757-664-7323
5th Floor Alcove
Help assemble bags with items that people who are experiencing homelessness find useful. Donations welcomed. (All Ages)

Martin Luther King Jr. B-Day Celebration
TREK for Civility Event
Saturday, January 13 @ 1 PM
Blyden Branch, 879 E. Princess Anne Road, Norfolk, VA 23504
757-441-2852
Refreshments provided. (School Age)

Trek for Civility Food Drive
TREK for Civility Event
Monday, January 15–Friday, January 19 @ 10 AM–7 PM
Jordan-Newby Branch, 961 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23504
757-441-2843
Bring in a donation for the food bank as a gesture of civility to your fellow citizens. (Adults)

Celebrating Tolerance
TREK for Civility Event
Tuesday, January 16 @ 10 AM
Barron F. Black Branch, 6700 East Tanners Creek Drive, Norfolk, VA 23513
757-441-5806
Let’s celebrate by spreading kindness everywhere we go! Come to the library and pick up a list of Random Acts of Kindness. Choose 3 activities; complete them and come back to the library on Friday for a prize. (Family, School Age)

Peace Doves
TREK for Civility Event
Tuesday, January 16 @ 4:30 PM
Larchmont Branch, 6525 Hampton Boulevard, Norfolk, VA 23508
757-441-5335
Create peace doves in remembrance of Martin Luther King, Jr. (School Age)

Celebrating Respect
TREK for Civility Event
Wednesday, January 17 @ 4–5:30 PM
Barron F. Black Branch, 6700 East Tanners Creek Drive, Norfolk, VA 23513
757-441-5806
We will show a short film honoring the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and offer a few activities celebrating his many achievements. (School Age)

Celebrating Empathy
TREK for Civility Event
Thursday, January 18 @ 4 PM
Barron F. Black Branch, 6700 East Tanners Creek Drive, Norfolk, VA 23513
757-441-5806
Say no to bullying! Join us for movie, “Sky High.” (Family, School Age)

Friendship Rock Decorating Party
TREK for Civility Event
ursday, January 18 @ 4 PM
Southside Boys & Girls Club, 701 Berkley Avenue Extension Room 555
Host for Horace C. Downing Branch’s Programs. Make Friendship Rocks to give away. (School Age)

Celebrating Kindness
TREK for Civility Event
Friday, January 19 @ 10 AM–4:45 PM
Barron F. Black Branch, 6700 East Tanners Creek Drive, Norfolk, VA 23513
757-441-5806
Don’t forget to pick up your prize for being part of our TREK for Civility Week. (Family, School Age)

Movie: “The Good Dinosaur”
TREK for Civility Event
Saturday, January 20 @ 2 PM
Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch, 111 W. Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23503
757-441-1750 2nd Floor
Watch the movie, “The Good Dinosaur,” and remember to be kind to old and new friends. (Family)

Craft Hope
TREK for Civility Event
4th Fridays @ 10:30 AM (January 26, February 23, March 23, April 27)
Little Creek Branch, 7853 Tarpon Place, Norfolk, VA 23518

 

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