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Chess at Bowman Library

10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
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Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Gaming
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Chess Champs

Play chess to learn or strengthen your skills of the game.

Players of all ages and strengths are welcome to come and play.

We gather once a month to play casual and blitz chess games.

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Family Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
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Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
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Enjoy an early literacy program for the entire family who will learn through stories, rhymes, songs and more. Program is intended for Ages 0-6 and their caregivers.

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Library Branch: Clarke County
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Storytimes
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Come to the Clarke County Library for a story and a craft! Celebrate the beginning of spring.

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Storytime and Puppets

11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
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Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Music & Movement, Storytimes
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Enjoy a program perfect for preschoolers to learn through stories, rhymes, movement, and song. (Best for ages 3 & up)

Have you ever wanted to catch a leprechaun?

Let's share and tell stories about leprechauns and "a wee bit of green" to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

The puppets perform fun songs as we sing and dance along.

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Library Consent Statement for Photography and Video

Programs, events, and daily happenings sponsored by Handley Regional Library System may be photographed or recorded.  Attendance at any sponsored program, event or general library use constitutes the consent of all attendees and the consent of the parents or legal guardians of any minor children in attendance, to the future broadcast, publication, and other use of photography or videos at the sole direction of Handley Regional Library System.

Photography Notification

While we do allow professional photography inside the property of Handley Regional Library System, we do ask that we are notified ahead of time of photoshoots at 540.662.9041 x 25.  Photography activities may be limited to specific areas due to reserved use and cannot impede any patron activity using the library. 

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Behind the Scenes Tour at Handley Library

11:00am - 12:00pm
Handley Library
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Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Adults, Families
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The Handley Library branch tour will take you behind the scenes to all floors of the building.  Come learn about the architecture and history. Walk on the famous glass floors, and see the well under the stage.  

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Library Consent Statement for Photography and Video

Programs, events, and daily happenings sponsored by Handley Regional Library System may be photographed or recorded.  Attendance at any sponsored program, event or general library use constitutes the consent of all attendees and the consent of the parents or legal guardians of any minor children in attendance, to the future broadcast, publication, and other use of photography or videos at the sole direction of Handley Regional Library System.

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LEGO Club

11:00am - 12:30pm
Handley Library
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Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: STEAM
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Get your brick on in this weekly building challenge. Program is intended for Ages 6+.

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Paws for Reading

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bowman Library
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Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing
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It's Paws for Reading!

Read a favorite book to a four-legged reading tutor.
These canine listeners are patient and love kids.
Come meet our Therapy Dog International-certified therapy dogs.

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Adulting 101 Workshop

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Handley Library
Required
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Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults
Program Type: DIY Workshops, Performances & Lectures, Workshops & Camps
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Seats Remaining: 20
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This bimonthly workshop series is designed to prepare teens and young adults for the future of adulthood and the workforce.

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Author talk with Rita Finch Pettit

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Bowman Library
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Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Talk, Friends Events, Performances & Lectures
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The author,  Rita Finch Pettit will be talking about Always, Never, Still, her second novel. It’s the sequel to Chrysalis, the first novel in her Shenandoah Stories series.

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Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Friends Events, History & Genealogy, Performances & Lectures
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A talk about the role of the "living room bed" in the life cycle of traditional Appalachian families. The bed was used for birthing, healing, and dying.

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