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Brown Bags with Books

Join us for Brown Bags with Books on the first Thursday of each month - from February to June 2019 - at The Barns of Rose Hill, 12 noon. See below for our schedule of books: Feb: Vinegar Girl By Anne Tyler March: In Order to Live by Yeonmi Park April: In the Woods by Tana French May: The Poisonwood Bible by Barb...

Finding your next great read

Are you looking for your next great read? Visit our Information Desks to ask for one of our free Recommended Reading Guides and get staff tips and tricks on making the most of a catalog search. Plus, here are four great tools to help you find just the right title. NoveList: Novelist helps you determine what yo...

Let's Play a Game

The Bowman Library Adult Services department just added a new collection. We now have board games! We’ve got some old favorites like Chinese Checkers and Scrabble, but we’ve also done our homework to provide you with some of the most acclaimed tabletop games on the market. Come to the Bowman branch to try out Settlers of...

Upcoming Events for Adults

Chess at Bowman Library

April 20, 2019
10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Play chess to learn or strengthen your skills of the game. Players of all ages and strengths are welcome to come and play. Gather each week to play casual and blitz chess games. Chess at Bowman Library is a student volunteer-run program. Chess sets and space are provided. Free! Sponsored by the Teen Advisory Board at Bowman Library.

DIY Workshop: How to Make A Succulent

April 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gardening, Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 99
Event Details:
Come join Carrie Fox, owner of RiverFox Farms in Berryville in learning all about Succulents. The first part of the workshop Carrie will talk about how to care for your succulents. During the second half of the workshop participants will plant their ...

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. 

La Leche League Meeting

April 22, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Are you breastfeeding or thinking about it? Are you expecting and have questions? Talk with others, share experiences, and find out more about breastfeeding and its benefits. Babies, siblings, and partners welcome.  No registration ne...

Genealogy Series: Beyond Beginners

April 23, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Census Records: What is a census record? How can it be useful in your genealogy research? What can I expect to find in a census record? Where can I find a census record? ...

AARP Fraud Watch presentation

April 24, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
George Williams - an AARP trained volunteer and owner of Senior Technology Services - will provide an hour long AARP Fraud Watch presentation followed by a Q& A.*  In the Fraud Watch Presentation, we will cover: Fraud Trends an...

Shenandoah Valley Chess Club

April 24, 2019
4:30pm - 7:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Join the Shenandoah Valley Chess Club with open chess games and 1-on-1 instruction for new players. Lecture available @ 5:30 pm on chess basics and strategy. (all ages)

Health Screening and Wellness Info

April 25, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Health screenings provided by the Sinclair Health Clinic. Free screening services will include:blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index and health education. A cholesterol test is available for a fee.  Services are ...

Mountain Music Project Film Screening + Talk

April 25, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Film, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Come join us along with filmmaker, Tara Linhardt, for a showing of The Mountain Music Project accompanied by a Q and A session after the film. Tara Linhardt is a co-host on our film and production coordinator. In addition to being an awa...

Chess at Bowman Library

April 27, 2019
10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Play chess to learn or strengthen your skills of the game. Players of all ages and strengths are welcome to come and play. Gather each week to play casual and blitz chess games. Chess at Bowman Library is a student volunteer-run program. Chess sets and space are provided. Free! Sponsored by the Teen Advisory Board at Bowman Library.