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Chess at Bowman Library

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 volunteer-run program. Chess...
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
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program for the entire family who will learn through stories, rhymes, songs and more. Program is intended for Ages 0-6 and their caregivers. ...
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 "Families" group.

Saturday Songs & Stories

11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Details:
Join us at the Bowman Library as Ms. Cheryl leads families in thematic songs, stories, and dancing 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.

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 "Families" group.

LEGO Club

11:00am - 12:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Get your brick on in this weekly building challenge. Program is intended for Ages 6+. ...
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: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, Music & Movement
Event Details:
Join us in celebrating Latino culture with music, dancing, crafts, and more. / Acompáñanos en celebrar la cultura latina con música, bailes, manualidades y más. September 25th at 1 pm / 25 de Septiembre a 1 pm. Free / Gratis ...
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: 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 "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 "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Makerspace Mondays

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Event Details:
Put on your maker hats and join us for self-directed activities using the Library Makerspace Cart. Passive program is intended for Ages 5+. ...
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Babies Books & Bounces

11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Details:
A weekly time for babies and their caregiver to share in the joy of books, language, movement and music. Best for infants to 18 month old children. ...

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.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Live! Storytime and Puppets

11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Details:

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

Vamos a la biblioteca! Let's go to the library! Join us as we share and tell stories. The puppets perform fun songs as we sing and dance along. Bowman Library, Children's Room. We're live this week! ...

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.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Dance Party

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Music & Movement
Event Details:
Join us for an interactive dance and sing along program focusing on fingerplays and action rhymes, while sometimes even playing instruments. Meet the puppets afterwards! Program is intended for Ages 0-6 and their caregivers. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

LEGO Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Get your brick on in this weekly building challenge. Program is intended for Ages 6+. ...
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
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program for the entire family who will learn through stories, rhymes, songs and more. Program is intended for Ages 0-6 and their caregivers. ...
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 "Families" group.

Saturday Stories & Songs

11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:

Storytime (best for ages 3 and up) Bowman Library Children’s Room Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. A lively 30-minute program of stories, puppets, dancing and songs. Contact: Donna Hughes at 540-869-9000 x215

Families are welcome to join the puppets for singing and dancing and listening to stories. In the Bowman Library Children's Room. Free with 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. 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

LEGO Club

11:00am - 12:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Get your brick on in this weekly building challenge. Program is intended for Ages 6+. ...
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.

Star Wars Reads Day

11:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Details:
Star Wars Reads Day brings the force together.  Join us for stories, music, crafts, activities, lightsaber training, and more as we have the greatest celebration in this galaxy.  Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character or represen...

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.
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: 27
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 "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: 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 "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 "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Makerspace Mondays

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Event Details:
Put on your maker hats and join us for self-directed activities using the Library Makerspace Cart. Passive program is intended for Ages 5+. ...
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Babies Books & Bounces

11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Details:
A weekly time for babies and their caregiver to share in the joy of books, language, movement and music. Best for infants to 18 month old children. ...

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.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Live! Storytime and Puppets

11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:

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

Let's celebrate people who help our community! Join us as we share and tell stories about community helpers. The puppets perform fun songs as we sing and dance along. Bowman Library, Children's Room. We're live this week! ...

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

Brown Bag with Books Live Zoom Event!

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Events
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Virtual Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for a live Zoom Brown Bag with Books book discussion! October 6th's discussion is on Caste-The Origins Of Our Discontent by the Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling author Isabel Wilkerson. This book was also an Oprah Book Club Pick for 2020. ...
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: "HelpNow"

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...