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

Natsu Con Planning Committee

April 4, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Event Details:
We are seeking anime enthusiasts to help plan the Bowman Library's 2020 Natsu Con! Bring your ideas on cosplay, Japanese culture exploration, and other events.  For teens, ages 12 and up. Registration encouraged by not required.&n...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Teen Sketch & Draw

April 6, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch - Teen Area
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Teen to teen drawing technique, encouragement and sharing for middle and high school students.  Bring your own sketch book or use some of our supplies! ...
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Homeschool Hub Uppers

April 8, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Handley Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Homeschooling families in the 9-14 age group can meet and socialize in this group through guided STEAM activities. Registration required for each session.    ...
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.

Shenandoah Valley Chess Club

April 8, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Handley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Families of all ages and skill levels are welcome to come and play. All ages.   ...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Teen Sketch and Draw

April 9, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Handley Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Middle Kingdom
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Explore drawing techniques with other teens. ...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Little Noon Music: Andy Cohen

April 10, 2020
12:15pm - 1:00pm
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Little Noon Music, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Andy Cohen grew up in a house with a piano and a lot of Dixieland Jazz records, amplified after a while by a cornet that his dad got him. At about fifteen, he got bitten by the Folk Music bug, and soon got to hear records by Big Bill Broonzy and the ...

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. 

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

VIRTUAL Teen Game Night

April 10, 2020
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Our Teen Game Night is VIRTUAL! We will have our Discord server available for teens who wish to join in for online games on Friday nights for the duration of the library closure. Join us!  Join the Minecraft Server  Play online...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Pet Adoption Day

All Day
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Join us at Bowman Library for our first ever Pet Adoption Day! We will be featuring many local organizations including Animal Shelters and other Pet related Organizations. There will be demonstrations set up outside and pet related lectures in the me...

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. 

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

April 11, 2020
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:
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 each week to play casual and blitz chess games. Chess at Bowman Library is a student volunteer-run program. ...
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.

Read to Some Bunny at Bowman

April 11, 2020
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Reading Program
Event Details:
Bunnies love to hear stories! Come to Bowman Library and read to a soft and cuddly listener! The second Saturday of each month, Bowman Library, Children's Room 1:00-2:15 p.m. Free to readers of all ages ...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Bowman Teen Advisory Board

April 13, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Event Details:
Teen Advisory Board for Bowman Library Open to Middle and High School students Plan and present events, advise on library materials, advise on tween and teen library events, assist with other library events and activities. Meets every 2nd Monda...
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Homeschool Hub Uppers

April 15, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Homeschooling families in the 9-14 age group can meet and socialize in this group through guided STEAM activities. Registration required for each session.    ...
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.

Shenandoah Valley Chess Club

April 15, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Families of all ages and skill levels are welcome to come and play. All ages.   ...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Graphic Novel Club

April 16, 2020
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+   ...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Teen Game Night

April 17, 2020
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Gaming
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 ...
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

April 18, 2020
10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Gaming
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. We gather each week to play casual and blitz chess games. Chess at Bowman Library is a student volunteer-run program. ...
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.

Sensory Sensitive Storytime

April 18, 2020
11:30am - 12:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program geared to children on the autism spectrum and those with sensory integration challenges.  *Registration required.   ...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Manga Art Club

April 20, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch - Teen Area
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Bring your sketch book to create manga drawings. Get tips from other artists and share your work. For middle and high school students of all skill levels. ...
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Homeschool Hub Uppers

April 22, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:
Homeschooling families in the 9-14 age group can meet and socialize in this group through guided STEAM activities. Registration required for each session.    ...
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.

Shenandoah Valley Chess Club

April 22, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Families of all ages and skill levels are welcome to come and play. All ages.   ...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Teen Advisory Board

April 23, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Middle Kingdom
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Event Details:
Make a difference in your library by planning and advising.  Ages 12+ ...
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

April 25, 2020
10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Gaming
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. We gather each week to play casual and blitz chess games. Chess at Bowman Library is a student volunteer-run program. ...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Anime & Pocky Bowman Library

April 27, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Film, Hangout
Event Details:
Come and join other anime enthusiasts for an evening of anime. Eat some pocky and snacks; then check out our manga and anime titles. April 27: Beyond the Boundary Akihito is half Youmu and invulnerable to wounds. One day, he meets fres...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Homeschool Hub Special Edition

April 29, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
Homeschoolers ages 10-12 will explore STEAM activities through robotics with the Department of Defense's STARBASE program. *Registration required. ...
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.

Shenandoah Valley Chess Club

April 29, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Families of all ages and skill levels are welcome to come and play. All ages.   ...
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Homeschool Hub Spelling Bee

May 6, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Homeschool spellers ages 6-14 will be challenged to spell numerous words in multiple age group rounds. Inspired by the Scripps National Spelling Bee, but not affiliated. *Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Bowman Teen Advisory Board

May 11, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Event Details:
Teen Advisory Board for Bowman Library Open to Middle and High School students Plan and present events, advise on library materials, advise on tween and teen library events, assist with other library events and activities. Meets every 2nd Monda...