Upcoming Events

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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.

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...

Shenandoah Valley Chess Club

April 24, 2019
4:30pm - 7:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Join the Shenandoah Valley Chess Club with open chess games and 1-on-1 instruction for new players. Lecture available @ 5:30 pm on chess basics and strategy. (all ages)

Mountain Music Project Film Screening + Talk

April 25, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Film, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Come join us along with filmmaker, Tara Linhardt, for a showing of The Mountain Music Project accompanied by a Q and A session after the film. Tara Linhardt is a co-host on our film and production coordinator. In addition to being an awa...

Off the Hook Crochet Club

April 26, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Are you new to or interested in learning to crochet? Join us for drop-in crochet projects led by staff as we go "off the hook". Materials provided for the first 10 people. (ages 10+) ...

Untold Stories Project

All Day
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Help preserve the untold stories of African-American life  in Winchester and surrounding counties. Bring your   cherished  photos to the Stewart Bell Jr. Archives. They will be scanned and returned to you. Forever ...

Book Drop-Off Morning at Bowman Library

April 27, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Friends Events
Event Details:
Bring your gently used books, CDs, DVDs, sheet music and electronic games to Bowman Library. There will be volunteers to assist.  These items benefit all branches in the Handley Regional Library System - Bowman, Clarke County and Handley - by be...

Chess at Bowman Library

April 27, 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.

Behind the Scenes Tour at Handley Library

May 1, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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...

Little Noon Music: Davis Bradley

May 10, 2019
12:15pm - 1:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Music & Movement, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Kathy Davis & Bradley Bishop have teamed up to present a one of a kind musical experience which is exciting, entertaining, and offers something for everyone! The innovative duo has drawn from their individual bluegrass, old time, and swing influe...

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.

Chess at Bowman Library

May 11, 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.

Read to Some Bunny

May 11, 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, Everyone
Event Details:
Bunnies love to hear stories! Come to Bowman Library and read to a soft and cuddly listener! Children's Room 1:00-2:15 p.m. Free to readers of all ages ...

Friends of HRL Annual Meeting with Christine A. Patrick

May 15, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
The Friends of Handley Regional Library celebrate another year with a talk from independent bookseller Christine A. Patrick Christine will share her thoughts on community support that libraries and booksellers offer while meeting the primary goal ...

Book Drop-Off Morning at Bowman Library

May 18, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Friends Events
Event Details:
Bring your gently used books, DVDs, CDs, and electronic games to Bowman Library to donate to your library.   Volunteers will be at Bowman Library to assist. Donations go into the Summer Used Book Sale and benefit all libraries in the Handle...

Chess at Bowman Library

May 18, 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.

Behind the Scenes Tour at Handley Library

May 18, 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...

Native Plants: Attract friendly pollinators to your garden

May 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Gardening, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Presented by Stacey Morgan Smith of the Northern Shenandoah Master Gardeners. No registration required. ...

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. 

Chess at Bowman Library

May 25, 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.

Celebration in the Garden

May 25, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Garden
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Everyone
Event Details:
Let’s celebrate the start of summer in the Outdoor Reading Garden with live music, face painting, balloon twisting, yard games, popsicles and more! Sign up for the Valley Reads Summer Reading Program while you're here.  ...

Chess at Bowman Library

June 1, 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.

Paws for Reading - BL

June 1, 2019
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Everyone
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 Therapy Dog International-certified therapy dogs. Today, 1:00-2:15 p.m. and 1st and third Saturdays of the month...

Apple Valley Ringers

June 2, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Music & Movement
Event Details:
Hand Bell Choir  giving special performance on a Sunday afternoon at Bowman Library.  Free and open to the public. ...

Behind the Scenes Tour at Handley Library

June 5, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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...

Chess at Bowman Library

June 8, 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.

Read to Some Bunny

June 8, 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, Everyone
Event Details:
Bunnies love to hear stories! Come to Bowman Library and read to a soft and cuddly listener! Children's Room 1:00-2:15 p.m. Free to readers of all ages ...

Chess at Bowman Library

June 15, 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.

Behind the Scenes Tour at Handley Library

June 15, 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...