Upcoming Events at the Newport News Public Library

Join us for the following events, classes, and programs at your local Newport News Public Library. All events are free and some events require registration (where listed).
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Adult Game Night: Ch
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 6:30 p.m.
or call 757-591-4858.
Bring your card buddies, checkers pals and chess friends for an evening of fun.

Registration is required. To register, visit www.nnva.gov/library or call 757-591-4858. Sponsored by Newport News Public Library.
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Tuesday, Jun. 18, 7 pm (Tuesdays, 1/15; 2/19; 3/19; 4/18; 5/21; 6/18 - 7 pm)
or call 757-247-8677.
Please join us for our first BYOB-(Bring Your Own Book) Club! Bring a favorite book that you've read and tell us why you enjoyed it.  If you are currently in the middle of a "good read," and/or have completed one, please come out to discuss the book while you mingle with others.  Romance, science fiction, poetry,or an old favorite; all genres welcomed! We'll provide the snacks and the atmosphere-you bring the books.
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Yoga at Grissom Libr
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 6:30 p.m.
or call 757-369-3190.
Join us Wednesday evenings for Yoga at Grissom!  Instructor Emily Richards 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.

NOTE: No yoga class on May 8, July 3, August 21, and December 25.
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Summer Book Club: Bu
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 6:30 p.m.
or call 757-591-4858.
Explore a new genre in our Summer Book Club!

June 19, 2019- Cozy Mystery book
  • Buried in a Book by Lucy Arlington
Join us to discuss this entertaining cozy mystery. 

Registration is required for each individual book club. Registration for book clubs will open two weeks before the meeting date. 
Books are available at the front desk at Main Street Library for those who have registered. Sponsored by Newport News Public Library.
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Adult Paint Night: G
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 6:30 p.m.
Create your own masterpiece at Paint Night, no painting experience is necessary! Our art instructor will guide you step by step to create an idyllic and calming garden scene.
  Sponsored by Newport News Public Library.
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Yoga at Grissom Libr
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 6:30 p.m.
or call 757-369-3190.
Join us Wednesday evenings for Yoga at Grissom!  Instructor Emily Richards 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.

NOTE: No yoga class on May 8, July 3, August 21, and December 25.
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Thursday, Jun. 27, 6 p.m.
Join us the last Thursday of the Month (Feb-Oct) at Grissom Library for our 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.

Feb. 28 – Lone Survivor (R)
March 28 – Restrepo (R)
April 25 – Dunkirk (PG-13)
May 30 – Saving Private Ryan (R)
June 27 – Patton (PG)
July 25 – 12 Strong (R)
August 29 – Kelly’s Heroes (PG)
Sept. 26 – Good Morning Vietnam (R)
Oct. 31 – Joyeux Noel (PG-13)
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CrafterNoon: Mosaic
Monday, Jul. 8, 12:00 p.m.
Create a mosaic picture frame in this two-part class. To participate in the second session, attendance to the first session is mandatory.
Registration is required. To register, please call 757-591-4858 or visit www.nnva.gov/library.
For Adults only.
  Sponsored by Newport News Public Library.
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CrafterNoon: Mosaic
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 12:00 p.m.
Finish your mosaic picture frame in this second mosaic class. To participate in the second session, attendance to the first session is mandatory.
Registration is required. To register, please call 757-591-4858 or visit www.nnva.gov/library.
For Adults only.
  Sponsored by Newport News Public Library.
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Yoga at Grissom Libr
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 6:30 p.m.
or call 757-369-3190.
Join us Wednesday evenings for Yoga at Grissom!  Instructor Emily Richards 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.

NOTE: No yoga class on May 8, July 3, August 21, and December 25.
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Books and Beers Book
Tradition Brewing Company
Thursday, Jul. 11, 6:00 P.M.
or call 757-369-3190.
Come discuss good books and enjoy great beer with NNPL's Books and Beers book club.  We meet at Tradition Brewing Company at 6 p.m. every second Thursday of the month.  June's book selection is The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn.

A limited number of copies will be reserved for those who register, please call Grissom Library for for more information.

Outside food is welcome at the brewery. For adults ages 21+. Please drink responsibly.
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Discover: Knitting
Saturday, Jul. 13, 11:00 a.m- 1:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of knitting in this three-week class. Participants will complete a simple dishcloth at the final class. Attendance is required for all 3 classes.
Registration is required. To register, please call 757-591-4858 or visit www.nnva.gov/library.
For Adults only. Sponsored by Newport News Public Library.
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Yoga at Grissom Libr
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 6:30 p.m.
or call 757-369-3190.
Join us Wednesday evenings for Yoga at Grissom!  Instructor Emily Richards 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.

NOTE: No yoga class on May 8, July 3, August 21, and December 25.
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Thursday, Jul. 18, 6:30 p.m.
Join us at Grissom Library for an education seminar on planning for retirement. Presenter Deborah Wells will go over the following:

• Will Social Security be here for you?
• When should you apply for benefits?
• Why most married couples miss out on tens of thousands in benefits.
• Why the amount on your statement is rarely the amount you will get.
• How to use “Switch Strategies” to dramatically increase your benefits.

This program is highly recommended for those who are planning or thinking about retirement. Those who register will receive a free information folder with helpful resources.
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Adult Paint Night: B
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 6:30 p.m.
Create your own masterpiece at Paint Night, no painting experience is necessary! Our art instructor will guide you step by step to create an idyllic and calming beachscape scene. Sponsored by Newport News Public Library.
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Yoga at Grissom Libr
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 6:30 p.m.
or call 757-369-3190.
Join us Wednesday evenings for Yoga at Grissom!  Instructor Emily Richards 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.

NOTE: No yoga class on May 8, July 3, August 21, and December 25.
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Thursday, Jul. 25, 6 p.m.
Join us the last Thursday of the Month (Feb-Oct) at Grissom Library for our 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.

Feb. 28 – Lone Survivor (R)
March 28 – Restrepo (R)
April 25 – Dunkirk (PG-13)
May 30 – Saving Private Ryan (R)
June 27 – Patton (PG)
July 25 – 12 Strong (R)
August 29 – Kelly’s Heroes (PG)
Sept. 26 – Good Morning Vietnam (R)
Oct. 31 – Joyeux Noel (PG-13)
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Yoga at Grissom Libr
Wednesday, Jul. 31, 6:30 p.m.
or call 757-369-3190.
Join us Wednesday evenings for Yoga at Grissom!  Instructor Emily Richards 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.

NOTE: No yoga class on May 8, July 3, August 21, and December 25.
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Thursday, Aug. 1, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Relax, play and socialize with others at Adult Recess at Grissom Library! There will be board games, card games, coloring items and snacks available. Recess will be held every first Thursday of the month from 6:30–7:30 p.m. No registration is required; just drop in and have fun!

Please note: There will be no Recess in July.
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Yoga at Grissom Libr
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 6:30 p.m.
or call 757-369-3190.
Join us Wednesday evenings for Yoga at Grissom!  Instructor Emily Richards 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.

NOTE: No yoga class on May 8, July 3, August 21, and December 25.
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