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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South Morrison Family Education Center
Friday, Oct. 20, 10AM -1PM
Do you walk by the TeenZone and wish that you could play the video games they were playing but you can't because you are an adult? Do you want your own time to play some board or video games while the kids are in school? Come to South Morrison Library and play from 10:30am to 1pm on October 20, 2017
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War In Film Series
Grissom Library
Thursday, Oct. 26, 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, Nov. 1, 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
Thursday, Nov. 2, 6:30 PM (November 2, 8, 15, & 29, 6:30 PM )
or call 757-369-3190.

Join us in November for Yoga at Grissom!  Instructor Aletha Russell 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 water bottle for the class.

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Yoga at Grissom Libr
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 6:30 PM (November 2, 8, 15, & 29, 6:30 PM )
or call 757-369-3190.

Join us in November for Yoga at Grissom!  Instructor Aletha Russell 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 water bottle for the class.

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Yoga at Grissom Libr
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 6:30 PM (November 2, 8, 15, & 29, 6:30 PM )
or call 757-369-3190.

Join us in November for Yoga at Grissom!  Instructor Aletha Russell 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 water bottle for the class.

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Author Talk: Blaine
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 7:00 PM

Blaine Pardoe and Victoria Hester, authors of the book, A Special Kind of Evil, will be at Grissom Library to talk about the mystery and events regarding the Colonial Parkway Murders.  Afterwards, there will be a Q&A session.  Open to ages 17 and up, no registration required.

 

From the Publisher:

Their book, A Special Kind of Evil, is the first comprehensive look at the Colonial Parkway Murders, shedding new light on the victims, the crimes, and the investigation. Interviewing the friends and families of the victims as well as law enforcement, Father-daughter writing duo Pardoe and Hester provide new insights and previously unknown information and persons of interest in these thirty-year old cold cases. (WildBlue Press).

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Yoga at Grissom Libr
Grissom Library
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 6:30 PM (November 2, 8, 15, & 29, 6:30 PM )
or call 757-369-3190.

Join us in November for Yoga at Grissom!  Instructor Aletha Russell 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 water bottle for the class.

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War In Film Series
Grissom Library
Thursday, Nov. 30, 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, Dec. 6, 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
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.
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
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
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
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
Wednesday, Jun. 6, 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
Wednesday, Jul. 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
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 5:00-8:30 PM
or call 757-369-3190.
Topics will vary between meetings.
Word 202: Templates, Fonts & Graphics: - Computer Class
Pearl Bailey Library
Thursday, Oct. 19, 10:30a.m.. - 12:30p.m.
or call 757-247-8677.

A one session two hour course, students will be introduced to concepts beyond Word 201 using templates, adjusting fonts, page layouts and inserting graphics in the Microsoft Word program.  Prerequisites: Word 201 or prior knowledge of the basic features for Microsoft Word   Specific Skills Taught/students should demonstrate at conclusion of class: Customized fonts on a document, Inserting graphics, and Adjustment of the page layout

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