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Toddler Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program for active toddlers focused on developmental skills consisting of stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and more. Then, stay and play while meeting new community members. Program is intended for Ages 16 months-3 years and thei...

Disclaimer(s)

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

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

LEGO Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Get your brick on in this weekly building challenge. Program is intended for Ages 6+. ...

Disclaimer(s)

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

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

Frankentoys

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Get in touch with your inner Dr. Frankenstein! Use a variety of tools to disassemble toys and put them back together as a whole new creature. Program is intended for Ages 9-14. Registration required. ...

Disclaimer(s)

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

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

Teen Halloween Party!

6:00pm - 10:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch - Teen Area
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Gaming, Virtual Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
It's Almost Spooky Time! Come join the Bowman Teen Event of the Season! Pumpkin carving: We will have some pumpkins available to you if needed, but you are encouraged to bring your own if you can. If you wish to carve a pumpkin, bring one sm...
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
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
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. ...

Disclaimer(s)

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

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.

Saturday Songs & Stories

11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
Join us at the Bowman Library as Ms. Cheryl leads families in thematic songs, stories, and dancing with the puppets! *Please register all participants, including parents and children.  Click "add another" after each name to register mu...

Disclaimer(s)

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

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

LEGO Club

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

Disclaimer(s)

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Author of Still Crazy -- Virtual author talk

11:00am - 12:30pm
Virtual Events
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Talk, Virtual Programs, Friends Events, Performances & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
Virtual Author Talk with Judy Prescott Marshall. Registration Information at www.handleyregional.org for the Zoom LInk. The author of Still Crazy will talk, take questions, and offer a door prize. Her book is great for fans of Nicholas Sparks and Deb...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Preschool Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program focused on school-readiness skills perfect for preschoolers who will learn through stories, rhymes, songs and more. Then, stay for an interactive craft. Program is intended for Ages 3-6 and their caregivers. ...

Disclaimer(s)

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

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

Middle Grade Book Spotlight

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs
Event Details:
Middle Grade Book Spotlight:  Looking for a new and exciting book to read?  Join us every Monday afternoon as books geared toward upper elementary and middle schoolers are presented and shared; each week is centered around a different theme...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Teen Book Spotlight

1:00pm - 1:15pm
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs
Event Details:
Want to read a "good" book and have no idea where to start? Join us every Monday afternoon as a variety of books for teens  are presented and suggested! Every week is a different theme with a new selection of books; so be sure to check in and...
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Makerspace Mondays

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Event Details:
Put on your maker hats and join us for self-directed activities using the Library Makerspace Cart. Passive program is intended for Ages 5+. ...

Disclaimer(s)

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

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

Lego Club @ Bowman Library

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Bring your imaginations and join us every week for a different building challenge!! This week is all about Music! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Teen 10 to Try Theme Night--Fantasy!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch - Teen Area
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout, Reading Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Every month, we are highlighting one of the themes in the Teen 10 to Try Reading Challenge; for the month of November it is all about Fantasy.  Join us as we talk our favorite titles that are all different styles of Fantasy (maybe even add ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Closed for Election Day

All Day
All Branches
Branches:
Virtual Events, Bowman Library, Clarke County, Handley Library, Archives, Off Site
Description:
All branches are closed for Election Day. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Live! Storytime and Puppets

11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:

Enjoy a program perfect for preschoolers to learn through stories, rhymes, movement, and song. (Best for ages 3 & up)

Leaves are falling and storytime is calling. Join us as we share and tell stories about falling leaves. The puppets perform fun songs as we sing and dance along. Bowman Library, Children's Room. We're live this week! Reg...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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. 

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Brown Bag with Books Live Zoom Event!

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Events
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Reading Program, Virtual Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for our "Brown Bag with Books" online book club. November 3rd we will discuss Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel. All are welcome! Book summary: Kirsten Raymonde will never forget the night Arthur Leander, the famous Hollywood act...
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Homeschool Hub Lowers

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Homeschooling families in the 5-9 age group can meet and socialize in this group through guided STEAM activities that focuses on a monthly theme with special career guests throughout the season. October Theme: Pumpkin Life Cycle ...

Disclaimer(s)

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

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

Homeschool Hub Uppers

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Homeschooling families in the 10-14 age group can meet and socialize in this group through guided STEAM activities that focuses on a monthly theme with special career guests throughout the season. October Theme: Pumpkin Life Cycle ...

Disclaimer(s)

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Girls Who Code Club

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Explore beginner coding skills in a fun and friendly environment just for girls. Program is intended for Ages 8-11. Registration required for entire 6-Week program. ...

Disclaimer(s)

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

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- Roblox Challenge

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: DIY Workshops, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Get ready for the Roblox Challenge! Learn how to draw a variety of Roblox characters and design your own Roblox graphic novel.  This program is for children 6 and up. No previous drawing or writing experience needed.   Le...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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. 

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

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

Toddler Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program for active toddlers focused on developmental skills consisting of stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and more. Then, stay and play while meeting new community members. Program is intended for Ages 16 months-3 years and thei...

Disclaimer(s)

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

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 "Families" group.

Virtual Database Spotlight

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Virtual Programs
Event Details:
Do you want support when it comes to Homework Help? Are you looking to build your research skills? Let us share the wonders of our Digital Library with you and your family! Learn about some of our online databases that you can access for free with yo...
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

11:00am - 11:45am
Bowman Library
Registration
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Come spark your imagination! 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. Today's theme is....

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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. 

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.