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

Preschool Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Cancelled
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
Cancelled
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
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Bring your imaginations and join us every week for a different building challenge!! ...

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.

Kawaii & Hot Chocolate

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Make your own Kawaii inspired craft as well as enjoy an epic DIY Hot Chocolate bar to warm you up during the cold winter evening! ...

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

Baby Time

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

Storytime and Puppets

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

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

We love Penguins! Join us as we celebrate penguins with stories. The puppets perform fun songs as we sing and dance along. Bowman Library, Children's Room. Registration Note: Please register your entire group, including your chi...

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 Lowers

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Handley Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
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. Registration required for the child.  This...

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
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
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. Registration required for the child. This Mon...

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.

Toddler Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Cancelled
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: NoveList K-8 Plus

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.

Try-It-Yourself

5:00pm - 6:15pm
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11
Program Type: DIY Workshops, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Event Details:
Dive into the world of circuits and electronics! Join us at the Bowman Library for a STEAM based program for children ages 6 and up. Let's work together to snap together colorful circuits on the Snap Circuits Rover and the Snap Circuits Jr...

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.

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.

What IS Stock Market Investing?

11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual Events
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual Programs, Workshops & Camps
Event Details:
What IS Stock Market Investing? Learn about everyday investing from everyday people! Not really sure what stocks are, much less how to invest in them? Then Bowman Library’s new four-part series, What IS Stock Market Investing? is made for you...
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

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Handley Library
Cancelled
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 "Teens (12+)" group.

Virtual Teen Game Night

5:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Events
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Gaming, Virtual Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Virtual Game Night on! Join us for a virtual game night. Play a variety of games with other teens virtually, including Minecraft, Among Us, and more. Register below to receive the link to join the Discord server, and let the games begin! ...
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.

Chess at Bowman Library

10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:
Chess Champs Play chess to learn or strengthen your skills of the game. Players of all ages and strengths are welcome to come and play. We gather every other week to play casual and blitz chess games. Chess at Bowman Library is a voluntee...

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 "Families" group.

Family Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Cancelled
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.

Penguin Appreciation Day

11:00am - 11:45am
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Music & Movement, STEAM, Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us for Penguin Appreciation Day! Hear stories, dance and sing with the puppets and try out indoor skating in your socks.   ...

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 - 12:30pm
Handley Library
Cancelled
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.
This event is in the "Families" group.

**to be rescheduled** Author Talk with Jeff Barnes

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Handley Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium + Benham Gallery
Age Group: Adults, Families
Program Type: Author Talk, Friends Events, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
About the Author JEFF BARNES was born and raised in Tazewell, Virginia, in the heart of Virginia’s coalfields. Mingo was inspired by his fascination with the Matewan Massacre and the years his father spent mining coal. Jeff graduated fro...

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.

Preschool Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Cancelled
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...