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This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, Music & Movement, STEAM, Storytimes
Event Details:

Your "Adventure Begins at Your 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.

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 0-5" group.

Like a Duck to Water Camp

10:30am - 12:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will explore water through puddles, pools, and play! Please wear clothes you don't mind getting wet. Ages 3-6 with caregivers. Register with the participating child's name only.

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

Trit Trot to Bowman--Baby Time

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, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:

Trit Trot to Bowman is an early literacy program for infants, 0-18 months, and their families and caregivers. Introduce your babe to the joys of books, language, movement, and music!

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.

Like a Duck to Water Camp

10:30am - 12:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will explore water through puddles, pools, and play! Please wear clothes you don't mind getting wet. Ages 3-6 with caregivers. Register with the participating child's name only.

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

Storytime and Puppets--Backyard Adventures

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:

Enjoy a program perfect for preschoolers to learn through stories, rhymes, movement, and song. (Best for ages 3 & up)

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 "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 0-5" group.

Like a Duck to Water Camp

10:30am - 12:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will explore water through puddles, pools, and play! Please wear clothes you don't mind getting wet. Ages 3-6 with caregivers. Register with the participating child's name only.

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

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Outdoor West Esplanade
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Music & Movement
Event Details:

Experience yoga for the whole family as we move, stretch, and read together! Bring a yoga mat or towel and wear comfortable clothes. All ages/levels welcome.

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

Storytime and Puppets--Backyard Adventures

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, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:

Enjoy a program perfect for preschoolers to learn through stories, rhymes, movement, and song. (Best for ages 3 & up)

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.

Story Builders

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

Are you ready for a challenge? Listen to a story and complete a creative, engineering challenge inspired by the book. Then, take home a Grab-and-Go Kit that includes all supplies and extension activities to do later.

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
Virtual Event
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 2nd and 4th Monday afternoons as books geared toward upper elementary and middle schoolers are presented and shared; each week is centered around a diffe

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

Teen Book Spotlight

1:00pm - 1:15pm
Virtual Events
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs
Event Details:

Want to read a "good" book and have no idea where to start?

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

Trit Trot to Bowman--Baby Time

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, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:

Trit Trot to Bowman is an early literacy program for infants, 0-18 months, and their families and caregivers. Introduce your babe to the joys of books, language, movement, and music!

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.

Storytime and Puppets--Rain Adventures

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:

Enjoy a program perfect for preschoolers to learn through stories, rhymes, movement, and song. (Best for ages 3 & up)

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

Spanish Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Storytimes
Event Details:

Enjoy an early literacy program for all ages in the family that is presented primarily in Spanish. Focused on developmental and school readiness skills consisting of stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and more.

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

Storytime and Puppets--Rain Adventures

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, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:

Enjoy a program perfect for preschoolers to learn through stories, rhymes, movement, and song. (Best for ages 3 & up)

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 "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.

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.

¡Hola! ¡Piñata! Spanish Storytime

2:30pm - 3:30pm
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, Arts & Crafts, Bilingual, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:

¡Hola! ¡Piñata!

Join the fiesta of music, stories, crafts, food and fun presented by au pairs from Latin American countries.

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.

STARBASE Camp

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will explore STEAM + literacy through robotics! Ages 10-14. Register with the participating child's name only.

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

Trit Trot to Bowman--Baby Time

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, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:

Trit Trot to Bowman is an early literacy program for infants, 0-18 months, and their families and caregivers. Introduce your babe to the joys of books, language, movement, and music!

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.

STARBASE Camp

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will explore STEAM + literacy through robotics! Ages 10-14. Register with the participating child's name only.