Explore…and More! Library’s “Science Play Day” Offers Free Family Fun

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

​Budding scientists can conduct experiments, explore subjects ranging from bees to satellites and get their faces painted too at Virginia Beach Public Library's Science Play Day, Saturday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to noon at the TCC/City of Virginia Beach Joint-Use Library. Funded by the Friends of the Virginia Beach Public Library, the event is for children ages three and up and their families, and is free and open to the public.

"Virginia Beach Public Library offers year-round preschool and elementary science classes, where children learn STEAM – science, technology, engineering, art and math – concepts through fun, age-appropriate experiments and activities," said Youth and Family Services Manager, Katie Cerqua. "We're offering Science Play Day to open these fun learning opportunities to the whole family."

Local organizations including Lynnhaven River Now, Back Bay Amateur Astronomers, the Butterfly Society and others are participating to help share their expertise and spark learning and curiosity.

The Tidewater Community College/City of Virginia Beach Joint-Use Library is on the TCC Virginia Beach Campus, Building L, on the corner of S. Rosemont Road and Faculty Blvd. For more information about Science Play Day, call 822-7800.

About Virginia Beach Public Library
Virginia Beach Public Library includes a central library, a joint-use library in partnership with Tidewater Community College, seven area libraries and a public law library. Services include workforce development and job-search support, small business resources, computer and technology classes, early literacy classes and outreach, and local history archives and programs. In addition to books, music, magazines and movies in tangible and digital formats, the library provides online research tools accessible from home or work, and a variety of specialty collections. Visit www.VBgov.com/libraries for more information.

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Virginia Beach Public Library's Science Play Day is Saturday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to noon at the TCC/City of Virginia Beach Joint-Use Library.

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