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This event is in the "Children" group.
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Investigation Stations

April 7, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, STEAM
Event Details:
Explore art and all of its properties through these events that are presented at Bowman Library. First and third Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Free! No registration required. Bowman Library, Children's Room ...
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime Bowman Library

April 8, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us as we sing with puppets, read some stories, and dance to music! Ages 3 and up. Bowman Library Children's Room at 11:00 a.m. Free! Early literacy enhancing-activities including books, music, movement, and more. ...

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

Nature Surprises for Kids Bowman Library

April 8, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Gardening, DIY Workshops, STEAM
Event Details:
Hands-on classes presented by VCE Master Gardener Volunteers. Please register for this free event at https://www.handleyregional.org/events/nature-surprises-kids-bowman-library-3 Bowman Library, Children's Room. April 8 - Secret Garden part ...
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time at Bowman Library

April 9, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:
Storytime for infants (birth to 18 months) is an early literacy program designed to introduce your baby to the joys of books, language, movement, and music! Learn fun baby games, nursery rhymes, and more! Meet in the Bowman Libra...

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 "Adults" group.

BEGINNING GENEALOGY WORKSHOP

April 9, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Workshops & Camps
Event Details:
Archives assistant Joan M. Wood will lead this presentation with information to help people begin researching their family trees.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Build Together

April 10, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Construct masterpieces using LEGO® bricks, Magna tiles, and blocks.  Bowman Library, Children's Room Free 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 "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Little Noon Music: Andy Cohen

April 10, 2020
12:15pm - 1:00pm
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Little Noon Music, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Andy Cohen grew up in a house with a piano and a lot of Dixieland Jazz records, amplified after a while by a cornet that his dad got him. At about fifteen, he got bitten by the Folk Music bug, and soon got to hear records by Big Bill Broonzy and the ...

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 "Families" group.

Art Together

April 10, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Event Details:
Explore art and your creativity through these events that are presented at Bowman Library. Second and fourth Fridays at 1:00 p.m. Free! No registration required. Bowman Library, Children's Room ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

After Hours Game Night

April 10, 2020
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Game Nights, Gaming, Hangout, Video Games
Event Details:
Spend Friday night at the library with tabletop games and more! We will have our entire game collection available to choose from as well as a virtual reality headset and a casual D&D session anyone can join. Light refreshments will be served...
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.

Pet Adoption Day

All Day
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Join us at Bowman Library for our first ever Pet Adoption Day! We will be featuring many local organizations including Animal Shelters and other Pet related Organizations. There will be demonstrations set up outside and pet related lectures in the me...

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

Chess at Bowman Library

April 11, 2020
10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Cancelled
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 student volunteer-run program. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Storytime

April 11, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:
The whole family can enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development. This preschool-appropriate event is developed and shared to foster a love of books, libraries and reading. Featuring&nbs...

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.

Read to Some Bunny at Bowman

April 11, 2020
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Bowman Library
Cancelled
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:
Bunnies love to hear stories! Come to Bowman Library and read to a soft and cuddly listener! The second Saturday of each month, Bowman Library, Children's Room 1:00-2:15 p.m. Free to readers of all ages ...
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Toddler Storytime

April 13, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
​Storytime for Toddlers (three and under) Bring your movers and shakers to a storytime designed especially for wiggly toddlers.   Early literacy enhancing activities include books, music, movement, and more.   Mondays at 11:00 a.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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Lego Club @ Bowman Library

April 13, 2020
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!! January 6--In the Sky January 13--Pets January 20--Outer Space January 27--Construction Machines February 3--Inventions February 10--Superheroes ...
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.

PJ Boogie @ Bowman Library

April 13, 2020
6:00pm - 6:30pm
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
Event Details:
Wiggle the sillies out as we shake, rattle and roll at the library. Children are encouraged to wear their favorite PJs to the program. Free! No registration required. Bowman Library, Children's Room. ...

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.

Bowman Teen Advisory Board

April 13, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Event Details:
Teen Advisory Board for Bowman Library Open to Middle and High School students Plan and present events, advise on library materials, advise on tween and teen library events, assist with other library events and activities. Meets every 2nd Monda...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

JustBirth Meeting

April 14, 2020
6:15pm - 7:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room Reading Porch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshops & Camps
Event Details:
Monthly educational meetings featuring a new topic and speaker each month. Ask questions, share information and resources, and explore the numerous birthing options in our community. Great for preconception, expecting parents, and postpartum. Nurslin...
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Preschool Storytime Bowman Library

April 15, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us as we sing with puppets, read some stories, and dance to music! Ages 3 and up. Bowman Library Children's Room at 11:00 a.m. Free! Early literacy enhancing-activities including books, music, movement, and more. ...

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.

All About The Titanic

April 15, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Families
Event Details:
Join us as we remember the Titanic and learn about this amazing ship. ...
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Baby Time at Bowman Library

April 16, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:
Storytime for infants (birth to 18 months) is an early literacy program designed to introduce your baby to the joys of books, language, movement, and music! Learn fun baby games, nursery rhymes, and more! Meet in the Bowman Libra...

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 "Adults" group.

Conversation Partners

April 16, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bilingual
Event Details:
Are you learning a language and need to practice having conversations? Come to the library and chat with a native speaker! Practice language skills in a casual and judgement-free environment. Whether your second language is English or something else,...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Build Together

April 17, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Construct masterpieces using LEGO® bricks, Magna tiles, and blocks.  Bowman Library, Children's Room Free for all ages.  ...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Teen Game Night

April 17, 2020
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:
Get Your Game On!  It's a Gaming Night presented by the Teen Advisory Board of Bowman Library.  Beginning at 5:30 p.m. gamers can rotate throughout the console, tabletop, and computer games until 8:00 p.m.  This program is intended ...
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

April 18, 2020
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 student volunteer-run program. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Storytime at Bowman Library

April 18, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:
The whole family can enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development. This preschool-appropriate event is developed and shared to foster a love of books, libraries and reading. Featuring&nbs...

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 6-11" group.

Paws for Reading at Bowman Library

April 18, 2020
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing
Event Details:
It's Paws for Reading! Read a favorite book to a four-legged reading tutor. It's Paws for Reading! These canine listeners are patient and love kids. Come meet our Therapy Dog International-certified therapy dogs. They are always eager to...

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.