Upcoming Events

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Xbox Minecraft Game Play

April 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Event Details:

Kids and Teens Ages 8+ Thursdays @ 6-7pm Older children and teens can check out a controller for 30 minutes and play select multi-player Xbox games, including Minecraft and others. Bowman Library.

Drawesome

April 18, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Do you enjoy a creative challenge? Tweens and teens are invited to use a collection of provided materials to produce the creative challenge of the week. BY the end of the evening, everyone will have their own masterpiece! (aged 12+)

Graphic Novel Club

April 18, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Middle Kingdom
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Event Details:
Chat about your favorite DC and Marvel characters and enjoy snacks with our friends from Four Color Fantasies. (ages 12+) ...

Dance Party

April 19, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Music & Movement
Event Details:

Toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown-ups are welcome to come boogie down! Meet the puppets afterwards! (all ages)

Build Together - BL

April 19, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Kids of all ages can bring their favorite grown-up and build together using LEGO bricks, blocks, and KEVA planks.

Crafternoons

April 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
It’s time to get crafty! Enjoy your day off from school and participate in a variety of craft activities. Select dates on January 21, February 19, March 15, April 19. Registration required. ...

LEGO Club

April 19, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Join us on Fridays at 4pm for a building challenge! Calling all builders, come build with us! LEGO® blocks and much more will be available. Bring your creativity and we will bring the supplies (All ages)

Teen Game Night

April 19, 2019
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Event Details:
Get Your Game On!  It's a Gaming Night presented by the Teen Advisory Board of Bowman Library.  Beginning at 5:30 p.m. gamers can rotate throughout the console, tabletop, and computer games until 8:00 p.m.  This program is intended ...

Chess at Bowman Library

April 20, 2019
10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Play chess to learn or strengthen your skills of the game. Players of all ages and strengths are welcome to come and play. Gather each week to play casual and blitz chess games. Chess at Bowman Library is a student volunteer-run program. Chess sets and space are provided. Free! Sponsored by the Teen Advisory Board at Bowman Library.

Family Storytime

April 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Enjoy fun and learning for the entire family. This is a program for all ages, with stories, rhymes, movement, and song. (all ages)

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.

Family Storytime! - BL

April 20, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Storytime (best for ages 3 and up) Bowman Library Children’s Room Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. A lively 30-minute program of stories, puppets, dancing and songs. Contact: Donna Hughes at 540-869-9000 x215

LEGO Club

April 20, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Join us on Fridays at 4pm for a building challenge! Calling all builders, come build with us! LEGO® blocks and much more will be available. Bring your creativity and we will bring the supplies (All ages)

Tapestry Committee

April 20, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Program Type: History & Genealogy

Behind the Scenes Tour at Handley Library

April 20, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Everyone
Event Details:
Handley tours will take you behind the scenes to all floors of the library.  Learn about the architecture, history, walk on the famous glass floors,  and see the well under the stage. Meet in the Rotunda for the tours.  All tours ar...

DIY Workshop: How to Make A Succulent

April 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gardening, Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 99
Event Details:
Come join Carrie Fox, owner of RiverFox Farms in Berryville in learning all about Succulents. The first part of the workshop Carrie will talk about how to care for your succulents. During the second half of the workshop participants will plant their ...

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. 

Preschool Playtime

April 22, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us for a special playtime as we take a Storytime Break. ...

Toddler Play Time - BL

April 22, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us for an informal play time with blocks and music while we take a Story Time break. We'll see you back for our regular storytimes the week of May 20th! ...

Schools Out! Library Day!

April 22, 2019
12:00pm - 3:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Event Details:
School's out! Children ages 6 - 12 learn about the deaf and their culture with American Sign Language Students. Hear stories about famous deaf people and their rise to success! Learn words in ASL, games, and more. 12:00 Arts & Crafts 1...

Music with Miho

April 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Music & Movement
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Join this whimsical 8-week class as we build on new skills, sounds, and songs. For families that have not signed up for music classes before. Space is limited. Registration required for the entire series. (ages 0-5) ...

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.

MakerSpace Mondays

April 22, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Put on your maker hats and join us for self-directed MakerSpace activities to make-and-take. (ages 6-12) ...

Teen Advisory Board

April 22, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Event Details:

Teens, come hangout, eat snacks, play games and share your ideas for library programs and displays! Call Handley Library Youth Services at 540-662-9041 x16 for more information. 

LEGO Club

April 22, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Join us at Bowman Library to design, build, and invent using LEGO® bricks.  Challenge yourself each week with a new theme for your creations. We provide the LEGO® bricks; you provide the creativity! All creations will be displayed...

La Leche League Meeting

April 22, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Are you breastfeeding or thinking about it? Are you expecting and have questions? Talk with others, share experiences, and find out more about breastfeeding and its benefits. Babies, siblings, and partners welcome.  No registration ne...

PJ Boogie

April 22, 2019
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Event Details:
Wiggle the sillies out as we shake, rattle and roll in your children’s favorite PJs. ...

Anime and Pocky

April 22, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Event Details:
Eat some pocky and snacks and check out our manga and anime titles. January 28: Ghost Stories February 25: Love Live March 25: Fullmetal Alchemist April 22: Violet Evergarden ...

Stroller Strides Demo Class

April 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Event Details:
Join us for a special playtime as we take a Storytime Break. FIT4MOM will be leading a free Stroller Strides class. Come ready to move with your strollers and little ones! ...

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.

Story-Flix Club

April 23, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Event Details:
School age children can earn club member buttons as we read a book aloud each month and watch the movie on the last Tuesday. January: "The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe" Februaury: "The Invention of Hugo Cabret" March: "Series of Unfortun...