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This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
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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.
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 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 "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.
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 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: 19
Event Details:
Bring your imaginations and join us every week for a different building challenge!! This week is all about In the Ocean so get thinking about what you want to create either on or in the ocean! ...

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.

Page Turner Adventures: Author Pat Cummings

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Virtual Events
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:
American writer and illustrator of children's books, Pat Cummings, joins us today for our page turner adventure! View today's adventure at http://handleyregional.org/pageturner. Page Turner Adventures transforms kids into Storyologists and...
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: Reading Program
Event Details:
Congratulations on all of your reading accomplishments. Now make sure everything is logged into the Beanstack recording system by 11:59 p.m. tonight. Will you be a winner of a prize? Make it possible by putting in all of your tickets. The wi...

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:
"Cluck, cluck" goes the chicken.....cup? Today we'll show you how you can make your very own Clucking Chicken Cup! Instructions can be downloaded within the program. Craft kits are also available for pick up at your local library. (while supplies las...
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.

Youth Summer Reading Finale

11:00am - 12:00pm
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
Event Details:
Join us as we celebrate your amazing accomplishments during the 2021 Tails and Tales Summer Reading Program with a dance party to end all dance parties!!!  Come show off your epic dance moves and sing along as our puppets and staff provide the m...

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 "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 "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: 20
Event Details:
Bring your imaginations and join us every week for a different building challenge!! This week, your challenge is to design the most epic roller coaster or amusement park you possible can! ...

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 "Families" group.

Storybook Yoga

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Mike Foreman Rotary Reading Garden
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Music & Movement
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Experience yoga for the entire family as we move, stretch, and read together. Led by certified yoga instructor, Gina Byrd. Program held outside in the Mike Foreman Rotary Reading Garden next to Handley Library. *Registration required for each person ...
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Nature Surprises for Kids

5:00pm - 6:00pm
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 Wild & Free in the F...

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 "Families" group.

Kindercard Extravaganza

10:30am - 12:30pm
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
Event Details:
Hurray! It's Celebrate Your Kindergartener Day! Join your library for a fun day of back-to-school activities, giveaways, and more surprises as we celebrate kiddos starting Kindergarten. Get a library card so they can start school as strong readers, t...
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 "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: 20
Event Details:
Bring your imaginations and join us every week for a different building challenge!! This week, it is all about designing, creating, and building the ultimate playground! ...

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 "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 "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: 20
Event Details:
Bring your imaginations and join us every week for a different building challenge!! This week, we are taking a look at Back to School--however that may look to you! ...

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 "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: 30
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.