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Middle Grade Book Spotlight: 2019-2020 VRC Titles!!

Our middle grade book spotlight this week is on books that have been nominated for the 2019-2020 Virginia Readers’ Choice Award!  This award takes place every year for readers of all ages--the goal is to read at least 4 of the 10 nominated titles and then vote for your favorite; the title with the most votes is named t...

Homeschooling Panel Sessions for Parents and Kids

Free Online Information Sessions for Parents Considering Homeschooling Options this Fall With a panel of experienced homeschooling families, we will discuss numerous topics from identifying your child's learning style to understanding resources to enhance engagement at home. See how your local public library can support ...

Virtual Summer Reading Finale for Kids and Teens Announced

The Virtual Summer Reading Finale for kids and teens is on August 8th starting at 11AM on Facebook at @handleyregional.  The live program will feature a celebration of this year’s participants including top readers and number of books read.  So far, over 650 kids and teens have participated in the program with ...

Upcoming Events for Kids

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

Choose Your Own Adventure Club on Facebook Live

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Virtual Programs
Event Details:
Join us every week on Facebook for an adventurous read-along.  You choose where we go next! https://www.facebook.com/handleyregional ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Music with Little Ones: Brown Bear

11:00am - 11:15am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Virtual Programs, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:
There are so many ways to present Bill Martin's classic, Brown Bear, Brown Bear. Tune in to learn ways to promote rhythm, singing, and expression through one book! For parents and caregivers of young children, premiering LIVE on Facebook...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Maker Mondays on Facebook Live

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Virtual Programs
Event Details:
Put on your maker hats and join us for a new creative challenge! *Download the attached Gamer STEM Challenge Packet so that you can follow along at home!* https://www.facebook.com/handleyregional ...
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 pagel. 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 "Families" group.

KidSTEAM on Facebook Live

11:00am - 11:30am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Virtual Programs
Event Details:
Preschoolers ages 2-5 and their grownups join us in Facebook Live to explore a variety of STEAM activities! https://www.facebook.com/handleyregional ...
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Choose Your Own Adventure Club on Facebook Live

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Virtual Programs
Event Details:
Join us every week on Facebook for an adventurous read-along.  You choose where we go next! https://www.facebook.com/handleyregional ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Origami Yoda Club on Facebook Live

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Virtual Programs
Event Details:
Join us on Facebook Live to learn how to make Star Wars origami and other folding favorites. https://www.facebook.com/handleyregional ...
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 pagel. 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 6-11" group.

STEAMworks on Facebook Live

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Virtual Programs
Event Details:
Join us on Facebook Live to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math activities. Ages 6-12. https://www.facebook.com/handleyregional ...