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Just for Kids! A Day in the Life of a Children's Librarian

There is something magical about arriving on the children’s floor at Handley Library. As you enter the room, you will most likely see a smiling face (under the mask!) at the information desk. The librarians that work here love to see the wonder in children’s eyes and hear their laughter as they explore all the books an...

Dig Those Dinosaurs Storytime

We’re digging dinosaurs this week for our storytime theme and we have some dinoriffic books to share! You’ll find them when you type in the tag: #dinosaurfun into the search bar above. Look for books such as Stomp, Stomp! A Dino Romp by Bob Kolar, Dinosaur vs. the Library by Bob Shea, Dinosaur Colors by Paul Stickland, Ti...

Middle Grade Book Spotlight--Thrillers & Suspense!!!

Our middle grade book spotlight this week is on books that are filled with suspense and thrills!! Sometimes I think these are the scariest types of books because you have no idea what is going to happen next and your brain prepares for the worst as you turn the page, not knowing what is going to be there waiting for you.&...

Upcoming Events for Kids

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

Booksters Club on Zoom

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Virtual Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Let's read a book each month and then chat about it! Discussion and games related to the book will be guided by library staff over Zoom. Members will earn club buttons throughout the season! September’s Book: “The One and Only Bob” by Katherine Apple...
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 and Craft on Zoom

9:00am - 9:30am
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Virtual Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program for the entire family who will learn through stories, rhymes, songs and more. Join us over Zoom for interactive fun each storytime week. *Registration required.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Ready to Read this Week

11:00am - 11:15am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Virtual Programs, Music & Movement
Event Details:
Read. Learn. Grow.  Tune in every Monday morning for weekly thematic book suggestions, finger plays, and songs to share together with your child throughout the week. Premiered live on Facebook.com/HandleyRegional and the HRLS Presch...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Middle Grade Book Spotlight

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, 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 every Monday afternoon as books geared toward upper elementary and middle schoolers are presented and shared; each week is centered around a different theme...
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 Online

11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Ms. Donna on Facebook as we premier on the Handley Regional Library System Facebook page. Tune in for a read-aloud and special puppet guests or catch the program anytime after the event on our YouTube Playlist.  ...
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 and Craft on Zoom

9:00am - 9:30am
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Virtual Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program for the entire family who will learn through stories, rhymes, songs and more. Join us over Zoom for interactive fun each storytime week. *Registration required.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Ready to Read this Week

11:00am - 11:15am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Virtual Programs, Music & Movement
Event Details:
Read. Learn. Grow.  Tune in every Monday morning for weekly thematic book suggestions, finger plays, and songs to share together with your child throughout the week. Premiered live on Facebook.com/HandleyRegional and the HRLS Presch...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Middle Grade Book Spotlight

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, 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 every Monday afternoon as books geared toward upper elementary and middle schoolers are presented and shared; each week is centered around a different theme...
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 Online

11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Ms. Donna on Facebook as we premier on the Handley Regional Library System Facebook page. Tune in for a read-aloud and special puppet guests or catch the program anytime after the event on our YouTube Playlist.  ...