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Bowman Library

Exterior shot of Bowman Library

Contact Us

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:

Monday - Thursday: 10 AM - 8 PM

Friday and Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: Closed

Upcoming Events

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: 4
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! Today's theme is...Stitch Mania! Le...

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 - 12:00pm
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! Bowman Library is pleased to host a weekly stitching meetup. Whatever your craft (knit, crochet, embroidery, latch hook…), we invite you to bring your works-in-progress to “Sit and Stitch” every Friday at 11am. ...
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.

Scholastic Chess Tournament set-up

12:00pm - 5:15pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:
Set-up for Scholastic Chess Tournament. ...
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 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Spring Scholastic Chess Tournament for Grades K-12 All skills and abilities welcome. Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Doors open at 10:00 am. Registration & Pairings: 10:00 am Round 1 - 10:30 am Subsequent rounds as soon as possible. Lu...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Storytime and Puppets - Snowflakes & Snowballs

11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
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) This week's theme is: "Snowflakes & Snowballs"! Don't be a "flake," and come have a "ball" with us as we celebrate s...

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.