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Natsu Con 2024

Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 10:00am - 4:30pm
Bowman Meeting Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Gaming, Hangout, Arts & Crafts, Bilingual, DIY Workshops, Music & Movement, Performances & Lectures
Age Group:
Teens (12+)
Event Details:

NATSU CON Celebrating Anime, Comics, Gaming and More! Natsu Con 2024 is at the Bowman Library, brought to you by the Teen Advisory Board and Natsu Con Committee. Hear enga...

Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Gaming, Hangout, Arts & Crafts, Bilingual, DIY Workshops, Music & Movement, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:

NATSU CON

Celebrating Anime, Comics, Gaming and More!

Natsu Con 2024 is at the Bowman Library, brought to you by the Teen Advisory Board and Natsu Con Committee.

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 "Families" group.

Your Adventure Begins at the Library: Gourds with Angela Mohr

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
DIY Workshops, Performances & Lectures, Workshops & Camps
Age Group:
Children, Families
Event Details:

Join us as our special guests share their adventures and skills with us to commemorate our "Adventure Begins at Your Library" Youth Summer Reading Challenge! Today's presenter i...

Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: DIY Workshops, Performances & Lectures, Workshops & Camps
Event Details:

Join us as our special guests share their adventures and skills with us to commemorate our "Adventure Begins at Your Library" Youth Summer Reading Challenge!

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

Imagination Station

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, STEAM
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Event Details:

Join us at the Bowman Library for a STEAM based program with hands-on activities for children of all ages. Each station is designed to best suit various ages, abilitie...

Required
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, STEAM
Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:

Join us at the Bowman Library for a STEAM based program with hands-on activities for children of all ages.

Each station is designed to best suit various ages, abilities, and interests.

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

DIY Ice Cream @ Bowman

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 5:30pm - 6:30pm
BL Back Lawn at Bowman Library
Program Type:
DIY Workshops, STEAM
Age Group:
Children, Teens (12+), Families
Event Details:

Join us as we celebrate National Vanilla Ice Cream Day as we make our own ice cream which we can then eat and enjoy!  Different flavors and toppings will be available. Regi...

Required
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Back Lawn
Age Group: Children, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: DIY Workshops, STEAM
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Join us as we celebrate National Vanilla Ice Cream Day as we make our own ice cream which we can then eat and enjoy!  Different flavors and toppings will be available.

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.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Adventure Begins at Your Library: Soap Carving with John Kennedy!

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, Workshops & Camps
Age Group:
Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Event Details:

Join us as our special guests share their adventures and skills with us to commemorate our "Adventure Begins at Your Library" Youth Summer Reading Challenge! Today's presenter i...

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

Join us as our special guests share their adventures and skills with us to commemorate our "Adventure Begins at Your Library" Youth Summer Reading Challenge!

Today's presenter is...John Kennedy!

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

Junior Graphic Novel Club

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Writing Workshop, Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, Workshops & Camps
Age Group:
Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Event Details:

Come sharpen your drawing and writing skills! Children and teens ages 6 and up are given the knowledge, resources, and materials needed to make their own graphic novel, or ...

Required
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Writing Workshop, Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, Workshops & Camps
Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

Come sharpen your drawing and writing skills!

Children and teens ages 6 and up are given the knowledge, resources, and materials needed to make their own graphic novel, or to just create and have fun!

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

Kids Art Club

Tuesday, July 30, 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 "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Adventure Begins at Your Library: Acrylic Painting with John Kennedy!

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, Workshops & Camps
Age Group:
Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Event Details:

Join us as our special guests share their adventures and skills with us to commemorate our "Adventure Begins at Your Library" Youth Summer Reading Challenge! Today's presenter i...

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

Join us as our special guests share their adventures and skills with us to commemorate our "Adventure Begins at Your Library" Youth Summer Reading Challenge!

Today's presenter is...John Kennedy!

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 6-11" group.

Nature Surprises- Flowers

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Gardening, Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, STEAM
Age Group:
Children, Ages 6-11
Event Details:

Nature is full of incredible surprises! Come to the Bowman Library to enjoy some nature arts and crafts with the Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardener Association! ...

Required
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Gardening, Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, STEAM
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Nature is full of incredible surprises!

Come to the Bowman Library to enjoy some nature arts and crafts with the Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardener Association!

Today's topic is Flowers.

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

Imagination Station

Thursday, August 15, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, STEAM
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Event Details:

Join us at the Bowman Library for a STEAM based program with hands-on activities for children of all ages. Each station is designed to best suit various ages, abilitie...

Required
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, STEAM
Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:

Join us at the Bowman Library for a STEAM based program with hands-on activities for children of all ages.

Each station is designed to best suit various ages, abilities, and interests.

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

Junior Graphic Novel Club

Thursday, August 22, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
BL Children's Room at Bowman Library
Program Type:
Writing Workshop, Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, Workshops & Camps
Age Group:
Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Event Details:

Come sharpen your drawing and writing skills! Children and teens ages 6 and up are given the knowledge, resources, and materials needed to make their own graphic novel, or ...

Required
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Writing Workshop, Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, Workshops & Camps
Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:

Come sharpen your drawing and writing skills!

Children and teens ages 6 and up are given the knowledge, resources, and materials needed to make their own graphic novel, or to just create and have fun!

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

Kids Art Club

Tuesday, August 27, 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.