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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 "Teens (12+)" group.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Game Night

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Clarke County
Registration
Library Branch: Clarke County
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Game Nights, Gaming, Hangout
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Welcome, adventurers, to an all-new gaming experience at Clarke County Library! Get ready to leap into a world unknown led by dungeon master Kristina. This tabletop role-playing game is perfect for teen gamers! Ages 12 to 18 are welcome!

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

Scrabble Club

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Game Nights, Hangout
Event Details:

Whether you’re a competitive player or just happy to play and enjoy a social chat, this club is a great place to get to know other locals and take part in a good game of Scrabble!

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: 45
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 "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Silent Book Club

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Hangout
Event Details:

Silent Book Club is an introvert's happy hour. Once a week, we get together and read. That's it! 

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

Glen Shelton

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

Sit & Stitch

11:00am - 12:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults
Program Type: Hangout, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Hooks and needles and fiber, oh my!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

After-hours Adult Game Night

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Game Nights, Hangout
Event Details:

Game night for adults is back by popular demand!

Join us on the second Fridays of the month to test your luck in a game with other adults. We have lots of basic and more complex board games, card games, and even trivia games.

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

La Leche League Chat and Playdate

11:30am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room Reading Porch
Age Group: Adults, Families
Program Type: Hangout
Event Details:

Join La Leche League in the Bowman Children's Room for a pro-breastfeeding hangout with other parents! This month's discussion theme is: "Effective Partners & Support"

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

Tween Splatter Art

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, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join us for a night filled with splattering paint to create our own Jackson Pollock inspired artwork!

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

Silent Book Club

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Hangout
Event Details:

Silent Book Club is an introvert's happy hour. Once a week, we get together and read. That's it! 

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

Robbie Limon

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

Sit & Stitch

11:00am - 12:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults
Program Type: Hangout, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Hooks and needles and fiber, oh my!

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

Teen Game Night

5:30pm - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch - Teen Area
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Gaming, Hangout, Video Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 69
Event Details:

Every 3rd Friday of the month join us for video and table top games, a music/dance area, and a time to relax and enjoy time with friends.

This month's theme is...Pirates!

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 "Adults" group.

Puzzle Tournament

11:00am - 5:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Game Nights, Hangout
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Are you ready for a FUN challenge? Come be a part of Bowman Library's next Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament!

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...Kiki's Delivery Service!

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 "Teens (12+)" group.

Teen Splatter Art

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Back Lawn
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

Join us for a night filled with splattering paint to create our own Jackson Pollock inspired artwork!

Registration required and is for ages 12-18.

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

La Leche League

11:00am - 12:00pm
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. This month's topic is supporting better sleep.

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

Scrabble Club

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults
Program Type: Game Nights, Hangout
Event Details:

Whether you’re a competitive player or just happy to play and enjoy a social chat, this club is a great place to get to know other locals and take part in a good game of Scrabble!

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

Youth Summer Trivia!

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Hangout
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:

Test your knowledge on a variety of topics!  This program is intended for ages 6-11.

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

Silent Book Club

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Hangout
Event Details:

Silent Book Club is an introvert's happy hour. Once a week, we get together and read. That's it! 

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

Meisha Herron Duo