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

Story Art 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, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

In this camp, tweens and teens will explore creativity and storytelling through different art-making techniques! Ages 10-17. Register with the participant's name only.

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

Junior Graphic Novel Club

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Writing Workshop, Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Come sharpen your drawing and writing skills!

Children and teens ages 6 and up are given the knowledge, resources, and materials needed to make their own graphic novel, or to just create and have fun!

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.

Sit & Stitch

11:00am - 4:15pm
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 "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.

Remembering Together

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bowman Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Arts & Crafts, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:

***This program has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

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.

Clarke Sit and Stitch

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Clarke County
Library Branch: Clarke County
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Hooks and needles and fiber, oh my!

Whatever you craft (knit, crochet, embroidery, latch hook...), we invite you to bring your work in progress of any kind and enjoy the company of other crafters!

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 "Adults" group.

Handley Sit and Stitch

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Hooks and needles and fiber, oh my!

Whatever you craft (knit, crochet, embroidery, latch hook...), we invite you to bring your work in progress of any kind and enjoy the company of others!

No registration required. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Handley Sit and Stitch

10:30am - 12:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Hooks and needles and fiber, oh my!

Whatever you craft (knit, crochet, embroidery, latch hook...), we invite you to bring your work in progress of any kind and enjoy the company of others!

No registration required. 

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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!

Today's presenter is...John Kennedy!

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.

Adventures Camp

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will go on adventures through STEAM and literacy! Ages 6-11. 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 "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: 46
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.

Adventures Camp

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will go on adventures through STEAM and literacy! Ages 6-11. Register with the participating child's name only.

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

Sit & Stitch

11:00am - 4:15pm
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Adventures Camp

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will go on adventures through STEAM and literacy! Ages 6-11. Register with the participating child's name only.

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

Little Adventures 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: 0
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will go on adventures through STEAM and literacy! Ages 3-6 with caregivers. Register with the participating child's name only.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Clarke Sit and Stitch

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Clarke County
Library Branch: Clarke County
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Hooks and needles and fiber, oh my!

Whatever you craft (knit, crochet, embroidery, latch hook...), we invite you to bring your work in progress of any kind and enjoy the company of other crafters!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Handley Sit and Stitch

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Hooks and needles and fiber, oh my!

Whatever you craft (knit, crochet, embroidery, latch hook...), we invite you to bring your work in progress of any kind and enjoy the company of others!

No registration required. 

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

Little Adventures 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: 0
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will go on adventures through STEAM and literacy! Ages 3-6 with caregivers. Register with the participating child's name only.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Handley Sit and Stitch

10:30am - 12:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Outdoor West Esplanade
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Hooks and needles and fiber, oh my!

Whatever you craft (knit, crochet, embroidery, latch hook...), we invite you to bring your work in progress of any kind and enjoy the company of others!

No registration required. 

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

Little Adventures 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: 0
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will go on adventures through STEAM and literacy! 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 6-11" group.

Nature Surprises- Fireflies

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Nature, Gardening, Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Nature is full of incredible surprises!

Come to the Bowman Library to enjoy some nature arts and crafts with the Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardener Association!

Today's topic is Fireflies.

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.

Sit & Stitch

11:00am - 4:15pm
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Local Authors-Summer Reading Finale

10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Lobby
Age Group: Children, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, Book Sales
Event Details:

Visit with local authors and purchase their books.

Camilla Sakai, Who Ate the Moon (English, Portuguese, Spanish)

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

SRP Finale at Bowman Library

10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
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, Performances & Lectures, STEAM
Event Details:

We celebrate everyone's summer reading successes through music, crafts, puppets, book readings, local authors and awarding prizes.

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.