Upcoming Events at the Newport News Public Library System

Join us for the following events, classes, and programs at your local Newport News library. All events are free and some events require registration (where listed).
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DIY Craft Night: Gla
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 6:30pm
or call 757-369-3190.

Come get crafty at our DIY Craft Night at Grissom Library!  Participants will have the chance to design and create two different votive candle holders.  Registration required due to limited supplies. Open to ages 16 and up.  FREE!

Spray paint will be involved in the craft making, be sure to wear appropriate clothing.  

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Plated By Design
South Morrison Family Education Center
Friday, Dec. 15, 11AM - 1PM
or call 757-369-6810.
Join us as we create decorative plates to display for all occasions! Showcase your artistic style and creative flare with this fun budget saving workshop. Space is limited.
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War In Film Series
Grissom Library
Thursday, Dec. 28, 6 PM (June 29, July 27, August 24, September 28, October 26, November 30, December 28)
or call 757-369-3190.
Grissom Library's War In Film Series
For the first time in American history, the majority of the country's people have not served in the military. Most of the public's knowledge of our military and warfare comes from movies instead of personal experiences. Come see classic and contemporary films, and discuss with veterans and community members how they shape our view of the Armed Forces in the execution of their duties.
The last Thursday of the month, at 6 P.M., in the Grissom Meeting Room

June 29            Greenzone
July 27             Anzio
August 24        Gettysburg: Three days of destiny
September 28  Lone Survivor
October 26       Hacksaw Ridge
November 30   Joyeaux Noel
December 28   Guns of Navarrone
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 5:00-8:30 PM
or call 757-369-3190.
Topics will vary between meetings.
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Yoga at Grissom Libr
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 6:30 PM (January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31)
Join us Wednesday evenings for Yoga at Grissom!  Instructor Toni Lawless will teach a series of introductory yoga classes, no experience required.  Registration is free, but limited to 15 participants.  Participants will need to bring a yoga mat, towel, and/or water bottle for the class.
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Pearl Bailey Library
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 7 pm
or call 757-247-8677.
Do you want to be more organized in 2018? The bullet journal might be the solution you are looking for! While most planners try to make your life fit their format, the bullet journal allows you to create a device that fits your needs. Join us for a fun and quick introduction to this do-it-yourself lifestyle tool.
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Yoga at Grissom Libr
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 6:30 PM (January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31)
Join us Wednesday evenings for Yoga at Grissom!  Instructor Toni Lawless will teach a series of introductory yoga classes, no experience required.  Registration is free, but limited to 15 participants.  Participants will need to bring a yoga mat, towel, and/or water bottle for the class.
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Yoga at Grissom Libr
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 6:30 PM (January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31)
Join us Wednesday evenings for Yoga at Grissom!  Instructor Toni Lawless will teach a series of introductory yoga classes, no experience required.  Registration is free, but limited to 15 participants.  Participants will need to bring a yoga mat, towel, and/or water bottle for the class.
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Health Fair
South Morrison Family Education Center
Friday, Jan. 19, 10a.m. - 2p.m.
South Morrison Public Library, Newport News Department of Human Services and JenCare Senior Medical Center will be hosting a Health Fair on Friday, January 19, 2018 at South Morrison Family Education Center. Join us and gain valuable information from several presenters, free blood pressure screenings, games, give-a-ways, and lunch with a guest speaker! 
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Yoga at Grissom Libr
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Jan. 24, 6:30 PM (January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31)
Join us Wednesday evenings for Yoga at Grissom!  Instructor Toni Lawless will teach a series of introductory yoga classes, no experience required.  Registration is free, but limited to 15 participants.  Participants will need to bring a yoga mat, towel, and/or water bottle for the class.
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Yoga at Grissom Libr
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 6:30 PM (January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31)
Join us Wednesday evenings for Yoga at Grissom!  Instructor Toni Lawless will teach a series of introductory yoga classes, no experience required.  Registration is free, but limited to 15 participants.  Participants will need to bring a yoga mat, towel, and/or water bottle for the class.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 5:00-8:30 PM
or call 757-369-3190.
Topics will vary between meetings.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Grissom Library
Thursday, Feb. 22, 6 pm
Grissom Library's War In Film Series
For the first time in American history, the majority of the country's people have not served in the military. Most of the public's knowledge of our military and warfare comes from movies instead of personal experiences. Come see classic and contemporary films, and discuss with veterans and community members how they shape our view of the Armed Forces in the execution of their duties.
The last Thursday of the month, at 6 P.M., in the Grissom Meeting Room.


Feb. 22--Saving Private Ryan
March 22 --- We Were Soldiers Once
April 26 -- Black Hawk Down
May 24 --- Bridge Over River Kwai
June 28 --- Full Metal Jacket
July 26 -- Dr. Strangelove or: How I stopped Worring and Love the Bomb
August 30 --- Patton
September 27 --- Beneath Hill 60 
October 25 --- King and Country
November 29 -- Killing Fields
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Mar. 7, 5:00-8:30 PM
or call 757-369-3190.
Topics will vary between meetings.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Grissom Library
Thursday, Mar. 22, 6 pm
Grissom Library's War In Film Series
For the first time in American history, the majority of the country's people have not served in the military. Most of the public's knowledge of our military and warfare comes from movies instead of personal experiences. Come see classic and contemporary films, and discuss with veterans and community members how they shape our view of the Armed Forces in the execution of their duties.
The last Thursday of the month, at 6 P.M., in the Grissom Meeting Room.


Feb. 22--Saving Private Ryan
March 22 --- We Were Soldiers Once
April 26 -- Black Hawk Down
May 24 --- Bridge Over River Kwai
June 28 --- Full Metal Jacket
July 26 -- Dr. Strangelove or: How I stopped Worring and Love the Bomb
August 30 --- Patton
September 27 --- Beneath Hill 60 
October 25 --- King and Country
November 29 -- Killing Fields
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 5:00-8:30 PM
or call 757-369-3190.
Topics will vary between meetings.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Grissom Library
Thursday, Apr. 26, 6 pm
Grissom Library's War In Film Series
For the first time in American history, the majority of the country's people have not served in the military. Most of the public's knowledge of our military and warfare comes from movies instead of personal experiences. Come see classic and contemporary films, and discuss with veterans and community members how they shape our view of the Armed Forces in the execution of their duties.
The last Thursday of the month, at 6 P.M., in the Grissom Meeting Room.


Feb. 22--Saving Private Ryan
March 22 --- We Were Soldiers Once
April 26 -- Black Hawk Down
May 24 --- Bridge Over River Kwai
June 28 --- Full Metal Jacket
July 26 -- Dr. Strangelove or: How I stopped Worring and Love the Bomb
August 30 --- Patton
September 27 --- Beneath Hill 60 
October 25 --- King and Country
November 29 -- Killing Fields
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Grissom Library
Wednesday, May. 2, 5:00-8:30 PM
or call 757-369-3190.
Topics will vary between meetings.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Grissom Library
Thursday, May. 24, 6 pm
Grissom Library's War In Film Series
For the first time in American history, the majority of the country's people have not served in the military. Most of the public's knowledge of our military and warfare comes from movies instead of personal experiences. Come see classic and contemporary films, and discuss with veterans and community members how they shape our view of the Armed Forces in the execution of their duties.
The last Thursday of the month, at 6 P.M., in the Grissom Meeting Room.


Feb. 22--Saving Private Ryan
March 22 --- We Were Soldiers Once
April 26 -- Black Hawk Down
May 24 --- Bridge Over River Kwai
June 28 --- Full Metal Jacket
July 26 -- Dr. Strangelove or: How I stopped Worring and Love the Bomb
August 30 --- Patton
September 27 --- Beneath Hill 60 
October 25 --- King and Country
November 29 -- Killing Fields
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Jun. 6, 5:00-8:30 PM
or call 757-369-3190.
Topics will vary between meetings.
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