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

LEGO Club at Bowman Library

December 9, 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...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Bowman Teen Advisory Board

December 9, 2019
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 "Teens (12+)" group.

Xbox Open Game Play

December 10, 2019
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Video Games
Event Details:
Older children and teens can check out a controller for 30 minutes and play select multi-player Xbox games.  Ages 8 and up.   ...
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.

Homeschool Hub Science Fair

December 11, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Check out the Science Fair presentations from all ages and topics that Homeschool Hub attendees have been working on all season. ...
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.

Art Together at Bowman Library

December 13, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bowman Library
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, STEAM
Event Details:
  The Traveling Art Club is exploring the “A” in S.T.E.A.M. On alternating Fridays The Traveling Art Club will provide enriching & diverse arts experiences to youth of all ages.  You can find TAC on Facebook:&n...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Ugly Festive Party @ Teen Game Night

December 13, 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 ...
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

December 14, 2019
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. 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.

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

December 14, 2019
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Bowman Library
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

LEGO Club at Bowman Library

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

Manga Art Club

December 16, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
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 "Teens (12+)" group.

Xbox Open Game Play

December 17, 2019
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Video Games
Event Details:
Older children and teens can check out a controller for 30 minutes and play select multi-player Xbox games.  Ages 8 and up.   ...
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.

Investigation Station at Bowman Library

December 17, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Event Details:
Investigation Stations at Bowman Library--First & Third Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. Free! No registration needed. The Traveling Art Club provides enriching & diverse arts experiences to youth of all ages.  You can find TAC on Fac...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Graphic Novel Club

December 19, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
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 "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

December 21, 2019
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. 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.

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

December 21, 2019
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 "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Paws for Reading

December 21, 2019
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Reading Program
Event Details:

Read a favorite book to a reading tutor. It's Paws for Reading! These canine listeners are patient and love kids. Come meet our certified therapy dogs.

Select Saturdays, 1:00-2:15 p.m.

Free! No registration required.

Bowman Library, Children's Room Call Donna Hughes at 540-869-9000 x215  or dhughes@handleyregional.org

Read a favorite book to a reading tutor. It's Paws for Reading! These canine listeners are patient and love kids. Come meet our certified therapy dogs. First and third Saturdays, 1:00-2:15 p.m. Free! No registration required. Bowman Lib...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

LEGO Club at Bowman Library

December 23, 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...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Anime and Pocky

December 23, 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.   ...
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.

Art Together at Bowman Library

December 27, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bowman Library
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, STEAM
Event Details:
  The Traveling Art Club is exploring the “A” in S.T.E.A.M. On alternating Fridays The Traveling Art Club will provide enriching & diverse arts experiences to youth of all ages.  You can find TAC on Facebook:&n...
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

December 28, 2019
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. 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.

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

LEGO Club at Bowman Library

December 30, 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...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Elf Movie Bingo

December 30, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Film
Event Details:
“Santa! Here? I know him!” “Son of a nutcracker.” “Is syrup made of sugar? Then yes!” “We elves try to stick to the four basic food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup.” Have you ever seen a movie so many times you...
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

January 8, 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: 28
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

January 8, 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 Sketch and Draw

January 9, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Handley Library
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 "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Homeschool Hub Uppers

January 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: 30
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

January 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.   ...