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Upcoming Events

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

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:
It’s time to play! Join us for a variety of playtime activities each week as we take a Storytime Break.   ...
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.

Movie Saturdays at Bowman

1:00pm - 3:00pm
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: Film, Hangout
Event Details:
IT'S SHOWTIME! Join us for a family movie event complete with popcorn and drinks to enjoy together. Today's show is...The Polar Express! ...

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.

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 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Playtime

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:
It’s time to play! Join us for a variety of playtime activities each week as we take a Storytime Break.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Playtime: Intro to Baby Massage

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:
It’s time to play! Join us for a variety of playtime activities each week as we take a Storytime Break. In this Intro to Baby Massage session, learn how to support your baby's physical growth and development with massage. Learn some techniques and th...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Adults, Families
Program Type: Hangout
Event Details:
Find support at chat meetings at Bowman Library. We look forward to seeing you! Tuesday December 13 at 2:30pm  La Leche League NSV Leaders are parent volunteers, educated and accredited by La Leche League International to provide FREE, inc...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Toddler Playtime: Tinkergarten

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:
It’s time to play! Join us for a variety of playtime activities each week as we take a Storytime Break. During today's Tinkergarten session, learn how to let your explorer embrace open-ended play with nature and science-based fun.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Trit Trot to Bowman

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

Storytime for infants (birth to 15 months). An early literacy program designed to introduce your babe to the joys of books, language, movement, and music! Learn fun baby games, nursery rhymes, and more! Meeting in the Bowman Library Children’s Room. Free, no registration required.

Today's theme is...Gingerbread and Cookie Stories Join us for a cookie exchange. ...

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 "Families" group.

Dance Party

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Music & Movement
Event Details:
Join us for an interactive dance and sing along program. Meet the puppets afterwards!  All Ages.     ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Playtime

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:
It’s time to play! Join us for a variety of playtime activities each week as we take a Storytime Break.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Adults, Families
Program Type: Hangout
Event Details:
Find support at chat meetings at Bowman Library. We look forward to seeing you! Meet new friends and share in Storytime & Puppets at 11:00am. Saturday December 17 at 11:00 am La Leche League NSV Leaders are parent volunteers, educated and a...
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
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
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. 

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 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Playtime

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:
It’s time to play! Join us for a variety of playtime activities each week as we take a Storytime Break.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Playtime: Music Together

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:
It’s time to play! Join us for a variety of playtime activities each week as we take a Storytime Break. In today's Music Together class, play musical instruments, sing, and learn about the importance of music in a child’s development.  &...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

La Leche League Meeting

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Adults, Families
Program Type: Hangout, Workshops & Camps
Event Details:
Join us for a chat and playdate with La Leche League NSV! These leaders are parent volunteers, educated and accredited by La Leche League International to provide FREE, inclusive, evidence based, community lactation and parenting support. LLL NSV ser...
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Parent Chat & Playdate

10:30am - 11:30am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Adults, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, Workshops & Camps
Event Details:
Come chat with local parents and caregivers to learn more about topical parenting tips and skills to support your family. Program is guided by trained staff from Healthy Families of the Northern Shenandoah Valley. Then, stay and play with your l...
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Lego Club at Clarke

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Clarke County
Library Branch: Clarke County
Room: CCL Children's Area
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Gaming, STEAM
Event Details:
Come to the Clarke County Library children's room for Lego Fun. A different theme every week! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Toddler Playtime: Peck of Dirt

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:
It’s time to play! Join us for a variety of playtime activities each week as we take a Storytime Break. Today's playtime features Peck of Dirt where little farmers will learn the importance, fun, and discovery of farming and exploring the outdoors to...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Trit Trot to Bowman

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

Storytime for infants (birth to 15 months). An early literacy program designed to introduce your babe to the joys of books, language, movement, and music! Learn fun baby games, nursery rhymes, and more! Meeting in the Bowman Library Children’s Room. Free, no registration required.

Today's theme is...Holiday Songs. ...

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 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Playtime

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:
It’s time to play! Join us for a variety of playtime activities each week as we take a Storytime Break.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Playtime

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:
It’s time to play! Join us for a variety of playtime activities each week as we take a Storytime Break.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

KidSTEAM

10:30am - 11:30am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Join us for a variety of thematic STEAM activities that littles and their grown-ups can do together. Explore and create in this problem solving program. Then, take home a Grab-and-Go Kit that includes all supplies and extension activities to do later...
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Lego Club at Clarke

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Clarke County
Library Branch: Clarke County
Room: CCL Children's Area
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Gaming, STEAM
Event Details:
Come to the Clarke County Library children's room for Lego Fun. A different theme every week! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Toddler Playtime

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:
It’s time to play! Join us for a variety of playtime activities each week as we take a Storytime Break.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Trit Trot to Bowman

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

Storytime for infants (birth to 15 months). An early literacy program designed to introduce your babe to the joys of books, language, movement, and music! Learn fun baby games, nursery rhymes, and more! Meeting in the Bowman Library Children’s Room. Free, no registration required.

Today's theme is...Holiday Lights. ...

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.