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Storytime and Craft on Zoom

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual Events
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program for the entire family who will learn through stories, rhymes, songs and more. Join us over Zoom for interactive fun each storytime week. *Registration required.     ...
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.

An Extraordinary Mary Poppins Experience

11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:
An event celebrating kites, umbrellas and the Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Mary Poppins. Activity kits, including an DIY kite, are available for pick-up at Bowman Library starting Saturday, April 17 for this April 24 event. Join us o...
This event is in the "Children" group.
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: Children, 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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Storytime and Puppets Online

11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Ms. Donna on Facebook as we premier on the Handley Regional Library System Facebook page. Tune in for a read-aloud and special puppet guests or catch the program anytime after the event on our YouTube Playlist.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Graphic Novel Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Events
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Graphic Novel, Virtual Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Do you love graphic novels so much you just have to talk about it? Maybe you can't squeeze in a full novel each month but you still want to talk about books? We have the solution for you! Join our brand new graphic novel book club and get o...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Regional Virtual Job Fair

12:30pm - 4:00pm
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Job Help
Event Details:
Job Seekers - Come out for FREE to the REGIONAL Virtual Job Fair for the Northern Shenandoah Valley! (Counties of Clarke, Frederick, Shenandoah, & Warren + the City of Winchester).  Handley Regional Library System is one of several area supp...

Closed for Apple Blossom

All Day 4/30 - 5/1
Some Branches
Branches:
Bowman Library, Clarke County, Handley Library
Description:
All branches are closed for the Apple Blossom celebration. ...

MEETING ROOMS UNAVAILABLE

05/01/2021 @ 9:00am - 08/31/2021 @ 9:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium + Benham Gallery
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

May the Fourth Be With You!

All Day
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Event Details:
Celebrate Star Wars! Children, ages 6-12, stop by the Bowman Library any time on May the 4th to pick up an activity kit.  ...
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 May the Fourth Be With You on Zoom

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual Events
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Film, Gaming, Virtual Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
Celebrate Star Wars Reads Day with your library through an interactive virtual program, complete with Star Wars trivia and a chance to win a prize! Pick up your Grab-and-Go Kit at the Handley branch to join in on the fun. *Registration required for...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Storytime and Puppets Online

11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Join Ms. Donna on Facebook as we premier on the Handley Regional Library System Facebook page. Tune in for a read-aloud of "Cinco de Mouse-O!" and sing and dance along with the special puppet guests...
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 a Brown Bag with Books Live Zoom event! May's discussion will be on The Keeper of Lost Things, by Ruth Hogan. (This title is also available on our Hoopla service.) Registration required, all are welcome. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Donation Drop Off Morning at Bowman Library

9:00am - 12:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Families
Program Type: Book Sales, Friends Events
Event Details:
Donation accepted this morning at Bowman Library, 971 Tasker Road, Stephens City. Donations will become part of the book sale at Bowman Library on May 17 through  May 22, 2021.  Books, (in good condition)  DVDs., CDs, electronic games ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

After-Hours Game Night

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual Events
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Game Nights, Gaming, Virtual Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Spend Saturday night with the library on Discord playing tabletop games online! We will have a wide selection of games to choose from on BoardGameArena.com and both voice and text chat channels open throughout. Discord and Board Game A...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Storytime and Puppets Online

11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Storytimes
Event Details:
It's all about Bears today! Join Ms. Donna on Facebook as we premier on the Handley Regional Library System Facebook page. Tune in for a read-aloud of "Big Smelly Bear" and sing along with Ms. Cheryl for "The Bear Went Over the Mountain" and ...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Book Sales, Friends Events
Event Details:
Expect the Unexpected Used Book Sale. Limited to 30 masked shoppers for one hour of shopping.  Reservation recommended,  Email to reserve your shopping hour. friends@handleyregional.org  Walk-ins are welcome, if safe space is available...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Book Sales, Friends Events
Event Details:
Expect the Unexpected Used Book Sale. Limited to 30 masked shoppers for one hour of shopping.  Reservation recommended,  Email to reserve your shopping hour. friends@handleyregional.org  Walk-ins are welcome, if safe space is available...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Book Sales, Friends Events
Event Details:
Expect the Unexpected Used Book Sale. Limited to 30 masked shoppers for one hour of shopping.  Reservation recommended,  Email to reserve your shopping hour. friends@handleyregional.org  Walk-ins are welcome, if safe space is available...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Storytime and Puppets Online

11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Storytimes
Event Details:
Let's get ready to plant a garden! Join Ms. Donna on Facebook as we premier on the Handley Regional Library System Facebook page. Tune in for a singing and signing adventure of "Inch by Inch, the Garden Song" and move along with the special p...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

FHRLS Annual Meeting with Dr. Karen Huff

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Events
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults, Families
Program Type: Friends Events, Performances & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Event Details:
After a brief business meeting where the Friends of Handley Regional Library System announce their slate of officers for the upcoming year, Dr. Karen Huff from Shenandoah University sill give a presentation titled, Shenandoah University's Children's ...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Book Sales, Friends Events
Event Details:
Book sale continues  with same hours as Bowman Library Hours. Masks are required. ...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Virtual Programs, Friends Events, Performances & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Event Details:
Local climber of high peaks will share lessons learned when she climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro.  ...