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

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Outdoor West Esplanade
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program for the entire family who will learn through stories, rhymes, songs and more. Program held outside on the West Reading Room Esplanade (enter through the front doors of the library to be directed). *Registration require...
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

11:15am - 11:45am
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Outdoor West Esplanade
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program for the entire family who will learn through stories, rhymes, songs and more. Program held outside on the West Reading Room Esplanade (enter through the front doors of the library to be directed). *Registration require...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Preschool Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Outdoor West Esplanade
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program perfect for preschoolers who will learn through stories, rhymes, songs and more. Program held outside on the West Reading Room Esplanade (enter through the front doors of the library to be directed). *Registration requ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Ready to Read this Week

11:00am - 11:15am
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Virtual Programs, Music & Movement
Event Details:
It's summer reading time and each week a new badge will be highlighted, full of activities, thematic book suggestions, finger plays, and songs.  Earn virtual tickets by completing activities on Beanstack!  Premiered live on Faceb...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Preschool Time

11:15am - 11:45am
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Outdoor West Esplanade
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program perfect for preschoolers who will learn through stories, rhymes, songs and more. Program held outside on the West Reading Room Esplanade (enter through the front doors of the library to be directed). *Registration requ...
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Lego Club @ Bowman Library

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Bring your imaginations and join us every week for a different building challenge!! Our theme for this week is Dinosaurs so get ready for this prehistoric adventure! ...

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.

Story Art Camp

10:30am - 11:30am
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Explore new art skills to help transform animal stories in this in-person camp. Participants will receive a Grab-and-Go Kit at the Handley branch for all supplies during the program. *Registration required. Ages 3-6. Day 1:  "Pastel Pain...
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.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Author Talk, Reading Program, Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Arts & Crafts, Friends Events, Music & Movement, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Today we will create the Ocean Scene Prints craft! Instructions can be downloaded within the program. Craft kits with instructions are also available for pick up at your local library. (while supplies last) View today's adventure at http://handl...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Story Builders

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Outdoor West Esplanade
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Story Sharing, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Are you ready for a challenge? Listen to a story and complete a creative, engineering challenge inspired by the book. Pick up a Grab-and-Go Kit at the Handley branch for all supplies. Program held outside on the West Reading Room Esplanade (enter thr...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Story Art Camp

10:30am - 11:30am
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Explore new art skills to help transform animal stories in this in-person camp. Participants will receive a Grab-and-Go Kit at the Handley branch for all supplies during the program. *Registration required. Ages 3-6. Day 1:  "Pastel Pain...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

LIVE! Storytime and Puppets

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

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

Climb aboard and sail the seven seas! We're live this week! Join us for story and song and fun with the puppets. ...

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 6-11" group.

STEAMworks

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL West Reading Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Explore the worlds of science, technology, engineering, art and math through different themes. Pick up a Grab-and-Go Kit at the Handley branch for all supplies. Program held outside on the West Reading Room Esplanade (enter through the front doors of...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Story Art Camp

10:30am - 11:30am
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Explore new art skills to help transform animal stories in this in-person camp. Participants will receive a Grab-and-Go Kit at the Handley branch for all supplies during the program. *Registration required. Ages 3-6. Day 1:  "Pastel Pain...
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Nature Surprises for Kids

11:00am - 12:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Gardening, Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Join us at Bowman Library for an exciting outdoor event presented by the Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardener Association! Come explore the elements of nature with a certified Master Gardener! Today's program is Scents from Nature inclu...

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.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Author Talk, Reading Program, Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Arts & Crafts, Friends Events, Music & Movement, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Join us for a spectacular adventure with storyteller, magician, and theatre artist, Yasu Ichida! View today's adventure at http://handleyregional.org/pageturner. Page Turner Adventures transforms kids into Storyologists and sends them...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Baby & Toddler Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL West Reading Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program for infants and toddlers consisting of stories, rhymes, bounces, and more. Program held outside on the West Reading Room Esplanade (enter through the front doors of the library to be directed). *Registration required f...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Baby & Toddler Time

11:15am - 11:45am
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Outdoor West Esplanade
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program for infants and toddlers consisting of stories, rhymes, bounces, and more. Program held outside on the West Reading Room Esplanade (enter through the front doors of the library to be directed). *Registration required f...
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
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Outdoor West Esplanade
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program for the entire family who will learn through stories, rhymes, songs and more. Program held outside on the West Reading Room Esplanade (enter through the front doors of the library to be directed). *Registration require...
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.

Paws for Reading

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
It's Paws for Reading! Read a favorite book to a four-legged reading tutor. These canine listeners are patient and love kids. Come meet our Therapy Dog International-certified therapy dogs. They are always eager to listen. Come and join them ...

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 0-5" group.

Preschool Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Outdoor West Esplanade
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program perfect for preschoolers who will learn through stories, rhymes, songs and more. Program held outside on the West Reading Room Esplanade (enter through the front doors of the library to be directed). *Registration requ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Ready to Read this Week

11:00am - 11:15am
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Virtual Programs, Music & Movement
Event Details:
It's summer reading time and each week a new badge will be highlighted, full of activities, thematic book suggestions, finger plays, and songs.  Earn virtual tickets by completing activities on Beanstack!  Premiered live on Faceb...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Preschool Time

11:15am - 11:45am
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Outdoor West Esplanade
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program perfect for preschoolers who will learn through stories, rhymes, songs and more. Program held outside on the West Reading Room Esplanade (enter through the front doors of the library to be directed). *Registration requ...
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...