Bowman Library

Contact Information

Address:
871 Tasker Road, P. O. Box 1300
Stephens City, VA 22655

Directions:
Google Maps

Phone:
(540) 869-9000

Fax:
(540) 869-9001

Branch Hours

Adjusted Hours Effective July 8, 2020

(See operations update at www.handleyregional.org/welcomeback)

Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday, Closed

Upcoming Events at this Branch

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

Natsu Con 2021!

11:00am - 5:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout
Event Details:
Celebrating Anime, Comics, Gaming and More! Natsu Con is returning this year to the Bowman Library, brought to you by the Teen Advisory Board and Natsu Con Committee.  Hear engaging speakers, participate in character panels, learn...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Natsu Con Character Panels

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Celebrating Anime, Comics, Gaming, and More! Do you have a cosplay you love? Register below to participate in our character panels! Participants, ages 13 and up, can choose anime characters, comic book heroes, or any fandom you would...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Natsu Con Masquerade

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Celebrating Anime, Comics, Gaming, and More! Show off your Cosplay Talent! Register below to participate in our Masquerade! Participants, ages 13 and up, can prepare and share a skit, musical dance, or other related talent ...
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
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Bring your imaginations and join us every week for a different building challenge!! Our theme for this week is Dinosaurs so get ready for this prehistoric adventure! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Families" group.

LIVE! Storytime and Puppets

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, Storytimes
Event Details:

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

Climb aboard and sail the seven seas! We're live this week! Join us for story and song and fun with the puppets. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Nature Surprises for Kids

11:00am - 12:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Gardening, Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Join us at Bowman Library for an exciting outdoor event presented by the Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardener Association! Come explore the elements of nature with a certified Master Gardener! Today's program is Scents from Nature inclu...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Paws for Reading

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
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. They are always eager to listen. Come and join them ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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.

Lego Club @ Bowman Library

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Bring your imaginations and join us every week for a different building challenge!! This week is all about In the Ocean so get thinking about what you want to create either on or in the ocean! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Families" group.

LIVE! Storytime and Puppets

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)

We share and tell stories about our pet pals! The puppets perform as we sing and dance along. Bowman Library, Children's Room. We're live this week!  ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.