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Chess at Bowman Library

10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch - Teen Area
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Gaming, STEAM
Event Details:
Chess enthusiasts come and play! 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 every week on Saturday mornings to play casual chess games. Chess at Bow...

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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 "Families" group.

LEGO Club

11:00am - 12:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Get your brick on in this weekly building challenge. Program is intended for all ages. ...
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
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!! All children ages 6 & up are invited to come out; no registration is needed. Our theme this week is...Libraries! ...

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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.

KidSTEAM

10:30am - 11:30am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Join us for a variety of thematic STEAM activities that littles and their grown-ups can do together. Explore and create in this problem solving program. Then, take home a Grab-and-Go Kit that includes all supplies and extension activities to do later...
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.

Leap Day

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
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, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join us as we celebrate a day that only comes once every four years, Leap Day! Enjoy games and activities and write a letter to your future self to be opened in four years on the next Leap Day! Here is an outline of each station: Station 1: ...

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

Chess at Bowman Library

10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch - Teen Area
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Gaming, STEAM
Event Details:
Chess enthusiasts come and play! 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 every week on Saturday mornings to play casual chess games. Chess at Bow...

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.

Community Education Literacy Program

10:15am - 12:45pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Story Sharing, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Learn how to maximize your interactions with students to build oral and written language skills. Easy assessment methods and reflective teaching strategies shared to optimize student literacy. This 2-session class is intended for local preschool/dayc...
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

11:00am - 12:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Get your brick on in this weekly building challenge. Program is intended for all ages. ...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Adults, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Learn how to use your home and every day interactions with your children to support their reading and writing skills. This workshop will focus on building confidence and excitement in the process of learning to read and write! Simple activities and&n...
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
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!! All children ages 6 & up are invited to come out; no registration is needed. Our theme this week is...Famous Landmarks! ...

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.

Homeschool Hub Lowers

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Homeschooling families in the 5-9 age group can meet and socialize in this group through guided STEAM activities that focuses on a monthly theme with special career guests throughout the season. *Registration required. This Month's Theme: "Gingerb...
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Homeschool Hub Uppers

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Homeschooling families in the 10-14 age group can meet and socialize in this group through guided STEAM activities that focuses on a monthly theme with special career guests throughout the season. *Registration required. This Month's Theme: "Ginge...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Animal Adventures

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Nature, Performances & Lectures, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Let's go on an Animal Adventure! On the 1st Thursday of the month, enjoy a new activity or guest presenter to learn about animals, support local animals, and enjoy animal-themed fun for all ages! Today's theme is...Support the SPCA! Join us ...

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.

Storytime at the Airport

11:00am - 11:30am
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Music & Movement, STEAM, Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Mr. Ben at the Winchester Regional Airport terminal! Hear a story, dance with friends, and then go outside to see the PLANES! Watch them take off and land and even see the planes up close. We always have the best time!  ...

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 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.

Chess at Bowman Library

10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch - Teen Area
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Gaming, STEAM
Event Details:
Chess enthusiasts come and play! 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 every week on Saturday mornings to play casual chess games. Chess at Bow...

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 "Families" group.

LEGO Club

11:00am - 12:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Get your brick on in this weekly building challenge. Program is intended 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 "Families" group.

Park Day

11:00am - 3:00pm
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: Nature, Arts & Crafts, Music & Movement, Performances & Lectures, STEAM, Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us for Park Day, where Sky Meadows State Park comes to you! This exciting event aims to bridge communities with the beauty and wonders of Sky Meadows State Park, offering a glimpse into its pastoral landscapes, recreational activities, and ...

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. Program is intended for Ages 6-11...
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
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!! All children ages 6 & up are invited to come out; no registration is needed. Our theme this week is...Leprechaun Traps! ...

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 6-11" group.

Nature Surprises-Seed Mosaics

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Gardening, Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
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 Seeds. Learn how seeds grow and explore differen...

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 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.

Chess at Bowman Library

10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch - Teen Area
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Gaming, STEAM
Event Details:
Chess enthusiasts come and play! 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 every week on Saturday mornings to play casual chess games. Chess at Bow...

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 "Families" group.

LEGO Club

11:00am - 12:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Get your brick on in this weekly building challenge. Program is intended for all ages. ...
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Robotics Club at Bowman

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch - Teen Area
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Robotics Club at Bowman Library meeting on the third Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. Please register! Ages 10-18 At each meetup there are one to three "stations" for you to do. Rotation among stations will be possible each time. The station...

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 6-11" group.

Lego Club @ Bowman Library

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!! All children ages 6 & up are invited to come out; no registration is needed. Our theme this week is...No Minifigures! ...

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.