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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 every week during June and July to play casual and blitz chess games.

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This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

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.

This event is in the "Children" group.
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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)

Let's dive into...Oceans of Sharks!

Come here stories and celebrate sharks.

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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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This event is in the "Children" group.
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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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This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
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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
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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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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This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Talk, Friends Events, Performances & Lectures
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Engineering Wonders

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Bowman Library
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Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Teens (12+)
Program Type: STEAM, Workshops & Camps
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Seats Remaining: 7
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Come to Bowman Library to learn about the wonders of engineering with Engineer Girl Ambassador Kendall Clark and other guest engineers.

Kids ages 11-14 learn about different types of engineering through hands-on activities. 

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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. 

Safety Disclaimer