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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 "Teens (12+)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout, Reading Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Every month, we are highlighting one of the themes in the Teen 10 to Try Reading Challenge; for the month of December it is Families and Siblings.  Join us as we talk our favorite titles that are all about families and siblings (maybe even ...

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.

Try-It-Yourself

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: DIY Workshops, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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 build a remote-controlled rover with colorful circuits that snap together. Come ...

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. 

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

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

Try-It-Yourself

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: DIY Workshops, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
This is a repeat of the Wednesday 5:00 pm program on a day and time well-suited for homeschoolers. Dive into the world of circuits and electronics! Join us at the Bowman Library for a STEAM based program for children ages 6 and u...

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. 

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

A Little Noon Music with Rich Follett

12:15pm - 1:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Little Noon Music, Friends Events, Performances & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 69
Event Details:
Rich Follett performs easy-on-the-ears acoustic folk music. His original compositions offer insightful lyrics and inviting melodies you will want to hear over and over again. Rich is a public school teacher whose program is punctuated with interestin...

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.

Teen Ugly Festive Party

5:30pm - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch - Teen Area
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Gaming, Virtual Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Details:
Game Night is on a special night this month for our Ugly Festive Party! Bring a wrapped gift (found or under $5). Wear your ugliest festive attire!  Game nights will return to the 3rd Friday of the month again in January.    &...
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.

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+), Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
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)

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Valley Chorale of Front Royal - Concert

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium + Benham Gallery
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Friends Events, Performances & Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 77
Event Details:
About the Chorale: We are the Valley Chorale of Front Royal, bringing top-notch choral music to the northern Shenandoah Valley since 1962. Our aim is to put great choral music at the heart of civic and community life and, in so doing, entertain, i...

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

**New Time **Apple Valley Ringers Concert

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Friends Events, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Come and enjoy a concert given by the Apple Valley Ringers under the direction of Jacquetta Owen. This choir was formed several years ago and is comprised of hand bell choir members from five churches. These talented musicians performed to a packed ...

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.
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 "Teens (12+)" group.

Teen Graphic Novel Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Middle Kingdom
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout
Event Details:
Do you love geeking out with friends about your favorite comics? Join us for a fandom discussion and activity, while even learning how to create your own comic. This program is intended for Ages 12+.  ...

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.

Chess at Bowman Library

10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
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 every other week to play casual and blitz chess games. Chess at Bowman Library is a volunteer-run program. ...

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.
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 "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 "Teens (12+)" group.

Pop-Up Teen Crafternoons

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Middle Kingdom
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Enjoy your school break with a pop-up craft! Use your creativity and imagination to build and then take home. Program is intended for Ages 12+. ...

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.

Teen Silent Reading Party

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout, Reading Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Join us for a silent reading party where the only expectation is for you to silently read!  Complete with some silent snacks, this is a no pressure event and environment where you can come be yourself and possibly make some new friends. ...

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.

Teen 10 to Try Theme Night--Nonfiction!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout, Reading Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Every month, we are highlighting one of the themes in the Teen 10 to Try Reading Challenge; for the month of January it is Nonfiction.  Join us as we talk our favorite Nonfiction titles and subjects (maybe even add some to your TBR pil...

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 "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Little Noon Music, Virtual Programs, Friends Events, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Since 1975, Critton Hollow has brought traditional American music to audiences throughout the United States, Canada, Japan, Ireland, and Scotland. With fiddle, hammer dulcimer, banjo, and guitar, the band tends a stable of songs from the first settle...

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
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
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.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Bowman Bill Groundhog Day

11:00am - 12:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:
Does Bowman Bill see his shadow? Come and find out! Bowman Bill predicts the weather and is joined by puppets, music, his live groundhog friend, and ice cream! Free for the entire family! ...

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.

Teen 10 to Try Theme Night--Award Winners!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout, Reading Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Every month, we are highlighting one of the themes in the Teen 10 to Try Reading Challenge; for the month of February it is Award Winners.  Join us as we talk our favorite titles that have won various book awards (maybe even add some t...

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

A Little Noon Music with Atlantic Reed Consort

12:15pm - 1:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Little Noon Music, Virtual Programs, Friends Events, Performances & Lectures

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adulting 101 Workshop

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults
Program Type: DIY Workshops, Performances & Lectures, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
This bimonthly workshop series is designed to prepare teens and young adults for the future of adulthood and the workforce. From budgeting tips to big loads of laundry, you will leave with new skills, tricks of the trade from professionals in the fie...

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.