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

Summer Reading Program Launch--Bowman Library

Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:30pm
BL Back Lawn at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Reading Program, Music & Movement
Age Group:
Children, Teens (12+), Families
Event Details:

Your "Adventure Begins at Your Library" outside! Uncle Bean joins us for fun and frolic as he makes balloon creations. Begin your summer reading adventure here with bubble da...

Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Back Lawn
Age Group: Children, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Music & Movement
Event Details:

Your "Adventure Begins at Your Library" outside!

Uncle Bean joins us for fun and frolic as he makes balloon creations.

Begin your summer reading adventure here with bubble dancing and creative outdoor crafts.

 

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

Bowman Rally for Reading--Summer Reading Program Launch

Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, Music & Movement, STEAM, Storytimes
Age Group:
Children, Teens (12+), Families
Event Details:

Your "Adventure Begins at Your Library!" Bowman Library launches the summer reading program with storytime and puppets, music, storytelling, crafts, local authors and fun events...

Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, Music & Movement, STEAM, Storytimes
Event Details:

Your "Adventure Begins at Your Library!"

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

Like a Duck to Water Camp

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 10:30am - 12:00pm
Benham Gallery Room at Handley Library
Program Type:
Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will explore water through puddles, pools, and play! Please wear clothes you don't mind getting wet. Ages 3-6 with caregivers. Register with the participating...

Required
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will explore water through puddles, pools, and play! Please wear clothes you don't mind getting wet. Ages 3-6 with caregivers. Register with the participating child's name only.

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

Storytime at Clarke!

Tuesday, June 4, 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.

Like a Duck to Water Camp

Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 10:30am - 12:00pm
Benham Gallery Room at Handley Library
Program Type:
Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will explore water through puddles, pools, and play! Please wear clothes you don't mind getting wet. Ages 3-6 with caregivers. Register with the participating...

Required
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will explore water through puddles, pools, and play! Please wear clothes you don't mind getting wet. Ages 3-6 with caregivers. Register with the participating child's name only.

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.

Rally for Reading - Youth Summer Reading Program Launch Party!

Saturday, June 8, 2024 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
Clarke County
Program Type:
Reading Program
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Event Details:

Join Clarke County Public Library for a party in the park as we kick off our Summer Reading Program! All are welcome to this FREE community event where you can sign up for our s...

Library Branch: Clarke County
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Reading Program
Event Details:

Join Clarke County Public Library for a party in the park as we kick off our Summer Reading Program!

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

Storytime at Clarke!

Tuesday, June 11, 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 "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Paws for Reading

Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Reading Program, Story Sharing
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Event Details:

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...

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
Event Details:

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.

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

STARBASE Camp

Monday, June 17, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Benham Gallery Room at Handley Library
Program Type:
Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Age Group:
Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will explore STEAM + literacy through robotics! Ages 10-14. Register with the participating child's name only. *Registration (and attendance) is required f...

Required
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will explore STEAM + literacy through robotics! Ages 10-14. Register with the participating child's name only.

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

Storytime at Clarke!

Tuesday, June 18, 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 "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

STARBASE Camp

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Benham Gallery Room at Handley Library
Program Type:
Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Age Group:
Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will explore STEAM + literacy through robotics! Ages 10-14. Register with the participating child's name only. *Registration (and attendance) is required f...

Required
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will explore STEAM + literacy through robotics! Ages 10-14. Register with the participating child's name only.

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

STARBASE Camp

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Benham Gallery Room at Handley Library
Program Type:
Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Age Group:
Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will explore STEAM + literacy through robotics! Ages 10-14. Register with the participating child's name only. *Registration (and attendance) is required f...

Required
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will explore STEAM + literacy through robotics! Ages 10-14. Register with the participating child's name only.

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.

Frog Hoppers Party

Saturday, June 22, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Nook at Handley Library
Program Type:
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, Reading Program, Story Sharing, Storytimes
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Event Details:

Calling all frog hoppers that are participating in the library's 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program! Join us for a seasonal celebration of how far our readers have read. ...

Required
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, Reading Program, Story Sharing, Storytimes
Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Details:

Calling all frog hoppers that are participating in the library's 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program! Join us for a seasonal celebration of how far our readers have read.

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

Storytime at Clarke!

Tuesday, June 25, 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 "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Rockin' the Library

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Mike Foreman Rotary Reading Garden at Handley Library
Program Type:
Reading Program, Arts & Crafts, Music & Movement
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Event Details:

Meet famous authors and illustrators as we rock out at the library for our love of reading in partnership with the Shenandoah University Children’s Literature Conference. Enjoy liv...

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

Meet famous authors and illustrators as we rock out at the library for our love of reading in partnership with the Shenandoah University Children’s Literature Conference. Enjoy live music, get free gifts, and explore more fun surprises.

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

Junior Science Heroes: Adventures of the Lost Treasure

Monday, July 1, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
CCL Barns @ Rose Hill at Clarke County
Program Type:
Reading Program, Performances & Lectures, STEAM
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Event Details:

Junior Science Heroes: Adventure of the Lost Treasure.  This junior edition of the Science Heroes show is the perfect way to introduce young children to the wonders of scie...

Library Branch: Clarke County
Room: CCL Barns @ Rose Hill
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Performances & Lectures, STEAM
Event Details:

Junior Science Heroes: Adventure of the Lost Treasure. 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Science Heroes: Adventures of the Lost Treasure

Monday, July 1, 2024 at 2:00pm - 2:45pm
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Reading Program, STEAM
Age Group:
Children, Families
Event Details:

Talewise presents! Science Heroes: Adventure of the Lost Treasure. Experiment with adventure as you become Science Heroes to help act out a story about a lost treasure deep with...

Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, STEAM
Event Details:

Talewise presents! Science Heroes: Adventure of the Lost Treasure.

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

Science Lab: Actions & Reactions

Monday, July 1, 2024 at 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Bowman Meeting Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Reading Program, STEAM
Age Group:
Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Event Details:

Actions and Reactions presented by Talewise Science Lab for middle and high school students. In this informal and interactive workshop, you’ll work together with scientists t...

Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Reading Program, STEAM
Event Details:

Actions and Reactions presented by Talewise

Science Lab for middle and high school students.

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.

Adventures with Talewise

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Handley Robinson Auditorium at Handley Library
Program Type:
Reading Program, Story Sharing, Performances & Lectures, STEAM
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Event Details:

Experiment with adventure as you become Science Heroes to help act out a story about a lost treasure deep within the jungle. The program includes a lineup of experiments about chem...

Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Performances & Lectures, STEAM
Event Details:

Experiment with adventure as you become Science Heroes to help act out a story about a lost treasure deep within the jungle.

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

Storytime at Clarke!

Tuesday, July 2, 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 "Families" group.

Groovy Nate Musical Entertainer

Monday, July 8, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:45am
CCL Barns @ Rose Hill at Clarke County
Program Type:
Reading Program, Music & Movement
Age Group:
Children, Families
Event Details:

Elnathan Starnes as Groovy Nate® brings his music and funk to Clarke County Library and performs in the Barns of Rose Hill. Groovy Nate® is a children’s entertainer, and a Teach...

Library Branch: Clarke County
Room: CCL Barns @ Rose Hill
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Music & Movement
Event Details:

Elnathan Starnes as Groovy Nate® brings his music and funk to Clarke County Library and performs in the Barns of Rose Hill.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Groovy Nate Musical Entertainer

Monday, July 8, 2024 at 2:00pm - 2:45pm
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Reading Program, Music & Movement
Age Group:
Children, Families
Event Details:

Elnathan Starnes as Groovy Nate® brings his music and funk to Bowman Library. Groovy Nate® is a children’s entertainer, and a Teaching Artist with Wolf Trap Institute and the Ke...

Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Music & Movement
Event Details:

Elnathan Starnes as Groovy Nate® brings his music and funk to Bowman Library.