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

Lego Club @ Bowman Library

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Bring your imaginations and join us every week for a different building challenge!! All children ages 6 & up are invited to come out; no registration is needed. Our theme this week is...Bugs!

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Library Consent Statement for Photography and Video

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

Tween Slime Party

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Back Lawn
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join us for a night filled with making and experimenting with slime!

Registration required and is for ages 8-12.

Disclaimer(s)

Library Consent Statement for Photography and Video

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 "Families" group.

Starlight Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal to this special bedtime storytime as the lights go down. All Ages.

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.

Lego Club at Clarke

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Clarke County
Library Branch: Clarke County
Room: CCL Children's Area
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Gaming, Hangout
Event Details:

Lego fun for everyone! This is a free play event where children are encouraged to build and create with Lego's! Join us in the Children's Room at the Clarke County Library for an hour of fun every Wednesday!

Disclaimer(s)

Library Consent Statement for Photography and Video

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 "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 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.

Chess at Bowman Library

10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch - Teen Area
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Gaming, STEAM
Event Details:

Chess enthusiasts come and play!

Play chess to learn or strengthen your skills of the game.

Players of all ages and strengths are welcome to come and play.

Disclaimer(s)

Library Consent Statement for Photography and Video

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 "Families" group.

Handley Rally for Reading

11:00am - 1:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Mike Foreman Rotary Reading Garden
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Music & Movement
Event Details:

Celebrate the launch of the “Adventures At Your Library” Youth Summer Reading Program. Pre-register for the program as you enjoy activities around the Reading Garden, eat Kona Ice, and experience a magic show at 11:30 AM with Drew Blue Shoes!

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.

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, Families
Program Type: Film, Hangout
Event Details:

IT'S SHOWTIME!

Join us for a family movie event complete with snacks and drinks to enjoy together.

Today's show is...Elemental!

Disclaimer(s)

Library Consent Statement for Photography and Video

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 "Ages 6-11" group.

Adventure Together

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Go on different STEAM adventures with the Smithsonian and your library. Ages 4-8. *Registration required

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.

Kids Art Club

4:30pm - 6:00pm
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: Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops
Event Details:

Join us for Kids Art Club!

Meet creative friends and be part of a big art event.

Visit shenarts.org/kids-art-club for more information.

Disclaimer(s)

Library Consent Statement for Photography and Video

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 "Families" group.

Lego Club at Clarke

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Clarke County
Library Branch: Clarke County
Room: CCL Children's Area
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Gaming, Hangout
Event Details:

Lego fun for everyone! This is a free play event where children are encouraged to build and create with Lego's! Join us in the Children's Room at the Clarke County Library for an hour of fun every Wednesday!

Disclaimer(s)

Library Consent Statement for Photography and Video

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 "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 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.

Chess at Bowman Library

10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch - Teen Area
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Gaming, STEAM
Event Details:

Chess enthusiasts come and play!

Play chess to learn or strengthen your skills of the game.

Players of all ages and strengths are welcome to come and play.

Disclaimer(s)

Library Consent Statement for Photography and Video

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 "Families" group.

LEGO Club

11:00am - 12:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Get your brick on in this weekly building challenge. Program is intended for all ages.

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.

Paws for Reading

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing
Event Details:

Beginning readers can read a book to a loving and patient therapy dog! All Ages. 

 

 

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

Lego Club @ Bowman Library

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Bring your imaginations and join us every week for a different building challenge!! All children ages 6 & up are invited to come out; no registration is needed.

It is Extended Build night which means we are going until 7:00!!!

Disclaimer(s)

Library Consent Statement for Photography and Video

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.

Bubble Dance Party

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Back Lawn
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Hangout, Music & Movement, STEAM
Event Details:

Join us for a bubble dance party complete with music and as many bubbles as we can make!

This program will take place outside; please plan accordingly.

Disclaimer(s)

Library Consent Statement for Photography and Video

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.

Photography Notification

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.

Adventure Begins at Your Library

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Bilingual, DIY Workshops, Performances & Lectures, Workshops & Camps
Event Details:

Join us as our special guests share their adventures and skills with us to commemorate our "Adventure Begins at Your Library" Youth Summer Reading Challenge!

Disclaimer(s)

Library Consent Statement for Photography and Video

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.

Photography Notification

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.

Citizen Scientists

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Outdoor West Esplanade
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Calling all kid citizens who want to make their world a better place! Explore fun ways to help our environment, while making scientific discoveries.

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.

Lego Club at Clarke

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Clarke County
Library Branch: Clarke County
Room: CCL Children's Area
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Gaming, Hangout
Event Details:

Lego fun for everyone! This is a free play event where children are encouraged to build and create with Lego's! Join us in the Children's Room at the Clarke County Library for an hour of fun every Wednesday!

Disclaimer(s)

Library Consent Statement for Photography and Video

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

Building Bridges / Construyendo Puentes

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room + Benham Gallery + Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Hangout, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, Bilingual, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:

Join us for English as a second language conversation classes for both kids and adults. Enjoy a pizza dinner and engaging activities based on a theme, with special guests and giveaway prizes! *Registration encouraged each week.

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

Animal Adventures

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Nature, Performances & Lectures, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Let's go on an Animal Adventure!

On the 1st Thursday of the month, enjoy a new activity or guest presenter to learn about animals, support local animals, and enjoy animal-themed fun for all ages!

Disclaimer(s)

Library Consent Statement for Photography and Video

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.

Photography Notification

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 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.

Sunset Series Live Music

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Amphitheater
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Hangout, Music & Movement
Event Details:

This week's Live Music on Thursdays at the Bowman Library Amphitheater features

The Fly Birds

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.