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Give Thanks Storytime Week

Our library patrons give us reason to give thanks every day!  This week we'll be reading books about Thanksgiving and all the many things we're thankful for. 

Don't forget, we will be closed on November 25 and 26 in observance of Thanksgiving, so head over and stock up on your books, movies, and media before 5pm on Wednesday! While you're there, type into the search bar above, #givingthanks, for some great books about Thanksgiving to take home. 

Here is a look at our programs this fall. Events that require registration can be found on our ev...

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Let's Pretend Storytime Week

Pretending and libraries are a brilliant combination! We have some great storytimes this week that will inspire pretend play. Head over to join the fun and type into the search bar above, #landofmakebelieve, for some great books to take home. 

Here is a look at our programs every week. Events that require registration can be found on our events calendar. Click on the event you wish to register for, then scroll down to fill in the form. Please register all caregivers and children for preschool age programs. 

Have some fun pretending this wee...

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Creating with Lois Ehlert Storytime Week!

One of our dearly missed favorite authors and illustrators is Lois Ehlert and we'll be celebrating her work all week at the HRLS storytimes. Head over to join the fun and type into the search bar above, #loisehlert, for some great titles to take home. 
 
Here is a look at our fall pre-reader programs. Events that require registration can be found on our events calendar. Click on the event you wish to register for, then scroll down to fill in the form. Please register all caregivers and children for preschool age programs. 

Here are some...

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Falling Leaves Storytime Week

Autumn has arrived and the leaves are beginning to fall from the trees. We’ll be reading stories about fall and leaves all week! Head over to join the fun and type into the search bar above, #signsoffall for some great titles you can check out on this week's theme.
 
Here is a look at our fall pre-reader programs. Events that require registration can be found on our events calendar. Click on the event you wish to register for, then scroll down to fill in the form. Please register all caregivers and children for preschool age programs. 

Here are some lovely ...

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Monster Mash Storytime Week!

We’re doing the monster mash this week at our HRLS storytime! Head over to join the fun and type into the search bar above, #monstermash for some great titles you can check out while you’re there.

 
Here is a look at our fall pre-reader programs. Events that require registration can be found on our events calendar. Click on the event you wish to register for, then scroll down to fill in the form. Please register all caregivers and children for preschool age programs. 

Here are a few not-so-scary songs for your week!

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Let's Have a Hoedown Storytime Week!

Are you ready for a Hoedown? We'll be enjoying storytimes all week in the spirit of the Handley Harvest Hoedown.  We have some great books to go along with our theme and you can find them by clicking the search bar above and typing in the tag: #hoedown. 

You can find a storytime that is just right for you this week too! Events that require registration can be found on our events calendar. Click on the event you wish to register for, then scroll down to fill in the form. Please register all caregivers and children for preschool age programs. 

Here are ...

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I Love STEAM Storytime Week

The library staff at HRLS love STEAM! That includes Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics! We have some great books to cover all of your STEAM interests and you can find them by clicking the search bar above and typing in the tag: #steamworks. 

You can find a storytime that is just right for you this week too! Events that require registration can be found on our events calendar. Click on the event you wish to register for, then scroll down to fill in the form. Please register all caregivers and children for preschool age programs. 

Here are so...

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Community Helpers Storytime Week

Who are our community helpers? There are so many people that help keep our community safe and working, including firefighters, nurses, postal workers, construction workers and more! Join us as we celebrate them all week long! We have some great books too about community helpers and you can find them by clicking the search bar above and typing in the tag: #communityhelpers. 

Find a storytime that is just right for you this week too! You can register where necessary by going to our events calendar, click on the event you wish to attend, then scroll down to fill in the form. Ple...

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Vamos a la Biblioteca Storytime Week!

Hola amigos de la biblioteca! This week we’ll celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month at the library. Head over to join the fun and type into the search bar above, #labiblioteca for some great titles you can check out. 
 
Here is a look at our fall pre-reader programs. You can find more information about each program or register where requested on our library calendar. 

Here are a few library and Spanish songs for your week:

A Book For Me!

I'm heading to the library
To find a book that's just like me!
A story about ...

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Pirates Storytime Week!

Ahoy maties! We be excited this week t' take sail as pirates 'n we 'ave some great programs, books, 'n shanties t' share wit' ye. Skewer on the search bar above 'n type #ahoymatey fer a list o' great books ye can check out.

Here be a look at our fall pre-reader programs. Ye can find more information about each program or register where ye need on our library calendar. 

Here be a look at some o' the pirate shanties 'n fingerplays fer our young sailors!

A Pirate Went to Sea Tongue Twister
A pirate went to sea, sea, sea
To see what he ...

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Superheroes Storytime Week!

Get ready superhero-super-readers! We have a storytime this week for you. All week long we'll be reading books and singing songs about our superpowered friends and you can bring the power of your library card along to take home some great books to read while you're visiting. Type into the search bar above, #superheroessave for some great titles you can check out. 

Here is a look at our fall pre-reader programs. You can find more information about each program or register where requested on our library calendar. 

Here is a look at some of the superhero songs and...

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Tails & Tales of Pet Pals Storytime!

This week we’re taking care of our family animal friends. Our pet pals! 

We’re in our last week of our summer reading program, log your reading through the Beanstack App. This week’s badge challenge is Tails & Tales of Pet Pals, and you can complete the activities when you log on to Beanstack, go to the Summer 2021-Tails & Tales for Pre-Readers challenge, scroll down a bit and click on "Badges", then click on "Activity Badges." You'll then look for the Pet Pals badge:

Click on the badge and choose any three of the following cha...

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Tails & Tales of the Seven Seas!

Are you ready to read this week? This week we’re going to tell some tales of the Seven Seas!

Time is running out for our summer reading program, but there is still time left to read, log, and win. Head  to HandleyRegional.org/YouthSummerReading for all the details on how you can earn virtual raffle tickets towards prizes and free books from the library as you log your reading through the Beanstack App. 

This week’s badge challenge is Tails & Tales of the Seven Seas, and you can complete the activities when you log on to Beanstack, go to ...

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Tails & Tales of the Mountains Storytime

Are you ready to read this week? This week we’re going to tell some tales of the Mountains!

Don’t delay! Sign up for our summer reading program while there is still plenty of time left to read, log, and win. Head  to HandleyRegional.org/YouthSummerReading for all the details on how you can earn virtual raffle tickets towards prizes and free books from the library as you log your reading through the Beanstack App. 

This week’s badge challenge is Tails & Tales of the Mountains and you can complete the activities when you log on to Beanstack, go...

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Tails & Tales from Eric Carle

Are you ready to read this week? This week we’re honoring Eric Carle! 

Did you know you can still sign up for our summer reading program? There is plenty of time left to read, log, and win with the help of our theme this week. Head  to HandleyRegional.org/YouthSummerReading for all the details on how you can earn virtual raffle tickets towards prizes and free books from the library as you log your reading through the Beanstack App. 

This week’s badge challenge is Tails & Tales from Eric Carle and you can complete the activities when you log...

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