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Handley 100th Display

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 10:00am - 5:00pm
Benham Gallery Room at Handley Library
Event Details:

An exhibit of works by Handley alumni and faculty, on display, continuing through May 23.

Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Event Details:

An exhibit of works by Handley alumni and faculty, on display, continuing through May 23.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Dance Party

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
HL Children's Room at Handley Library
Program Type:
Music & Movement
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Event Details:

Join us for an interactive dance and sing-along program. Meet the puppets afterwards!  All Ages.      

Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Music & Movement
Event Details:

Join us for an interactive dance and sing-along program. Meet the puppets afterwards!  All Ages.

 

 

 

This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sit & Stitch

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
BL Reading Porch at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Hangout, Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Teens (12+), Adults
Event Details:

Hooks and needles and fiber, oh my! Bowman Library is pleased to host a weekly stitching meetup. Whatever your craft (knit, crochet, embroidery, latch hook…), we invite you to b...

Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults
Program Type: Hangout, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Hooks and needles and fiber, oh my!

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Chess at Bowman Library

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:30pm
BL Reading Porch - Teen Area at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Gaming, STEAM
Age Group:
Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Event Details:

Chess enthusiasts come and play! 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...

Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch - Teen Area
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Gaming, STEAM
Event Details:

Chess enthusiasts come and play!

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

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

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Handley 100th Display

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 10:00am - 2:00pm
Benham Gallery Room at Handley Library
Event Details:

An exhibit of works by Handley alumni and faculty, on display, continuing through May 23.

Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Event Details:

An exhibit of works by Handley alumni and faculty, on display, continuing through May 23.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Applying to Lineage Societies: Get Help with Your Application and Research

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 10:30am - 12:00pm
Stewart Bell Jr. Archives at Handley Library
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Have you ever wanted to apply to a lineage society such as the Daughters of the American Revolution? Do you have an application but aren't sure if you have all the proofs you need?...

Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:

Have you ever wanted to apply to a lineage society such as the Daughters of the American Revolution? Do you have an application but aren't sure if you have all the proofs you need?

This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Traveling through Time with John Ross

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 10:30am - 12:30pm
Handley Robinson Auditorium at Handley Library
Program Type:
History & Genealogy
Age Group:
Teens (12+), Adults
Event Details:

Maps are a magic carpet. One look takes us back in time. We can travel with Amerigo Vespucci along the coast of the western hemisphere that would be named for him. We can visit Aja...

Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:

Maps are a magic carpet. One look takes us back in time. We can travel with Amerigo Vespucci along the coast of the western hemisphere that would be named for him.

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

Family Build Time

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
STEAM
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Event Details:

Come and build as a family! Duplos, blocks, Keva planks, and more will be provided.  

Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Come and build as a family! Duplos, blocks, Keva planks, and more will be provided.

 

Disclaimer(s)

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. 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Handley Rally for Reading

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
Mike Foreman Rotary Reading Garden at Handley Library
Program Type:
Reading Program, Story Sharing, Music & Movement
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Event Details:

Celebrate the launch of the “Adventures At Your Library” Youth Summer Reading Program. Pre-register for the program as you enjoy activities around the Reading Garden, eat Kona Ice,...

Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Mike Foreman Rotary Reading Garden
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Music & Movement
Event Details:

Celebrate the launch of the “Adventures At Your Library” Youth Summer Reading Program. Pre-register for the program as you enjoy activities around the Reading Garden, eat Kona Ice, and experience a magic show at 11:30 AM with Drew Blue Shoes!

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Movie Saturdays at Bowman

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Film, Hangout
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Event Details:

IT'S SHOWTIME! Join us for a family movie event complete with snacks and drinks to enjoy together. Today's show is...Elemental!

Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Film, Hangout
Event Details:

IT'S SHOWTIME!

Join us for a family movie event complete with snacks and drinks to enjoy together.

Today's show is...Elemental!

Disclaimer(s)

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.

This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Handley 100th: Fireside Chat with author Andrew Joseph White '16

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Handley Robinson Auditorium at Handley Library
Program Type:
Author Talk
Age Group:
Teens (12+), Adults
Event Details:

  The Handley Library, Handley 100th, and Winchester Book Gallery will co-host a Fireside Chat with New York Times bestselling author and Handley Alum Andrew Joseph White. ...

Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults
Program Type: Author Talk
Event Details:

 

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Adventure Together

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Benham Gallery Room at Handley Library
Program Type:
STEAM
Age Group:
Ages 6-11
Event Details:

Go on different STEAM adventures with the Smithsonian and your library. Ages 4-8. *Registration required

Required
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEAM
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Go on different STEAM adventures with the Smithsonian and your library. Ages 4-8. *Registration required

Closed for Memorial Day

All Day
Handley Library, Archives, Bowman Library, Clarke County, Virtual Events, Off Site

All branches will be closed for Memorial Day. 

Closing
Branches:
Handley Library, Archives, Bowman Library, Clarke County, Virtual Events, Off Site
Description:

All branches will be closed for Memorial Day. 

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

Baby Playtime: Soulshine Yoga

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Nook at Handley Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Event Details:

It’s time to play! Join us for a variety of playtime activities each week as we take a Storytime Break.  Enjoy Baby & Me Yoga from Soulshine Medicine.   ...

Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

It’s time to play! Join us for a variety of playtime activities each week as we take a Storytime Break.  Enjoy Baby & Me Yoga from Soulshine Medicine.

 

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

Storytime at Clarke!

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
CCL Children's Area at Clarke County
Program Type:
Reading Program, Storytimes
Age Group:
Ages 0-5, Families
Event Details:

Come to the Clarke County Library Children's Room for stories and fun! Miss Bonnie will share a new adventure with early readers and their families each week. All are welcome!

Library Branch: Clarke County
Room: CCL Children's Area
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Storytimes
Event Details:

Come to the Clarke County Library Children's Room for stories and fun! Miss Bonnie will share a new adventure with early readers and their families each week. All are welcome!

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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

Trit Trot to Bowman--Baby Time

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Story Sharing, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Event Details:

Trit Trot to Bowman is an early literacy program for infants, 0-18 months, and their families and caregivers. Introduce your babe to the joys of books, language, movement...

Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:

Trit Trot to Bowman is an early literacy program for infants, 0-18 months, and their families and caregivers. Introduce your babe to the joys of books, language, movement, and music!

Disclaimer(s)

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. 

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

La Leche League

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Storytime Nook at Handley Library
Program Type:
Hangout, Workshops & Camps
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Adults, Families
Event Details:

Join us for a chat and playdate with La Leche League NSV. This month's topic is supporting better sleep. These leaders are parent volunteers, educated and accredited by La Leche...

Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Adults, Families
Program Type: Hangout, Workshops & Camps
Event Details:

Join us for a chat and playdate with La Leche League NSV. This month's topic is supporting better sleep.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Clarke Sit and Stitch

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Clarke County
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Hooks and needles and fiber, oh my! Whatever you craft (knit, crochet, embroidery, latch hook...), we invite you to bring your work in progress of any kind and enjoy the company...

Library Branch: Clarke County
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Hooks and needles and fiber, oh my!

Whatever you craft (knit, crochet, embroidery, latch hook...), we invite you to bring your work in progress of any kind and enjoy the company of other crafters!

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Kids Art Club

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 4:30pm - 6:00pm
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Event Details:

Join us for Kids Art Club! Meet creative friends and be part of a big art event. Visit shenarts.org/kids-art-club for more information.

Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops
Event Details:

Join us for Kids Art Club!

Meet creative friends and be part of a big art event.

Visit shenarts.org/kids-art-club for more information.

Disclaimer(s)

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Handley Sit and Stitch

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Benham Gallery Room at Handley Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Hooks and needles and fiber, oh my! Whatever you craft (knit, crochet, embroidery, latch hook...), we invite you to bring your work in progress of any kind and enjoy the company...

Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Hooks and needles and fiber, oh my!

Whatever you craft (knit, crochet, embroidery, latch hook...), we invite you to bring your work in progress of any kind and enjoy the company of others!

No registration required. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Handley Sit and Stitch

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Benham Gallery Room at Handley Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Hooks and needles and fiber, oh my! Whatever you craft (knit, crochet, embroidery, latch hook...), we invite you to bring your work in progress of any kind and enjoy the company...

Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Hooks and needles and fiber, oh my!

Whatever you craft (knit, crochet, embroidery, latch hook...), we invite you to bring your work in progress of any kind and enjoy the company of others!

No registration required. 

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

KidSTEAM

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Outdoor West Esplanade at Handley Library
Program Type:
STEAM
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5
Event Details:

Join us for a variety of thematic STEAM activities that littles and their grown-ups can do together. Explore and create in this problem solving program. Then, take home a Grab-and-...

Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Outdoor West Esplanade
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Join us for a variety of thematic STEAM activities that littles and their grown-ups can do together. Explore and create in this problem solving program.

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

Family Build Time

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
STEAM
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Event Details:

Come and build as a family! Duplos, blocks, Keva planks, and more will be provided.  

Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Come and build as a family! Duplos, blocks, Keva planks, and more will be provided.

 

Disclaimer(s)

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. 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Lego Club at Clarke

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:45pm
CCL Children's Area at Clarke County
Program Type:
Gaming, Hangout
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Event Details:

Lego fun for everyone! This is a free play event where children are encouraged to build and create with Lego's! Join us in the Children's Room at the Clarke County Library for an h...

Library Branch: Clarke County
Room: CCL Children's Area
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Gaming, Hangout
Event Details:

Lego fun for everyone! This is a free play event where children are encouraged to build and create with Lego's! Join us in the Children's Room at the Clarke County Library for an hour of fun every Wednesday!

Disclaimer(s)

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.