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Great Backyard Bird Count

Every year since 1998, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society have sponsored the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). About the GBBC (taken from their website): “The GBBC was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time. Now, more than 160,...

Bring Back Letter Writing

When was the last time you sat down, took pen in hand and wrote a long letter to someone? Not counting that list to Santa, has it been weeks, months, or years? It’s not surprising if you can’t recall, considering the ease of text messaging today. With the ubiquity of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram et al., sending an e-mail is...

Tax Resources at the Library

Each year the Handley Regional Library System participates in the IRS Tax Forms Outlet Program (TFOP). Recent changes from TFOP mean we're receiving fewer tax forms in print. Although the Internal Revenue Service is not able to supply libraries with the full range of printed tax forms, instruction booklets, and tax publicat...

Hidden Gems of 2019

When it comes to the latest films, the library has them. The latest Marvel films? Check. Summer blockbusters? Check. But don’t forget about the smaller films. As a movie lover I enjoy discovering new and different things to watch, so this month I have some selections that caught me by surprise from last year. If you’re look...

Enjoy Food From Around The World

Now that days are short there's more time for inside activities. Cold weather makes a warm kitchen that much more enjoyable. Why not try a new dish? It used to be ingredients featured in international recipes were hard to come by. A surprising number of exotic spices and international flavorings are now available in our loc...

Upcoming Events for Adults

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Reading Program
Event Details:
More information and sign up here: https://www.handleyregional.org/pushyourshelf HOW TO PARTICIPATE Welcome to our first ever Push Your “Shelf” Winter Challenge – a chance to try new library services, check out library items outside your comfor...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

La Leche League Meeting

February 24, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Adults, Families
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writer's Circle

February 26, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Lower Lobby
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Calling writers of all genres Handley Library is hosting a writer's group. All levels of experience are welcome. Participants can be beginners or published authors. The format includes a period to write followed by a period to read manuscripts (optio...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Help For Job Seekers

February 26, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Study Room #1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Job Help
Event Details:
Someone from NW Works will be at the library to meet one on one every 2nd and 4th Wednesday to help job seekers with the following: Help filling our an application Help with work skills Help finding job openings Help with ongoing support*...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writer's Circle

March 4, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Lower Lobby
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Calling writers of all genres Handley Library is hosting a writer's group. All levels of experience are welcome. Participants can be beginners or published authors. The format includes a period to write followed by a period to read manuscripts (optio...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Reading Program
Event Details:
More information and sign up here: https://www.handleyregional.org/pushyourshelf HOW TO PARTICIPATE Welcome to our first ever Push Your “Shelf” Winter Challenge – a chance to try new library services, check out library items outside your comfor...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

La Leche League at Bowman Library

March 5, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room Reading Porch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Hangout, Workshops
Event Details:
Join us for an informal conversation about breastfeeding. An accredited Leader will be present to facilitate mother-to-mother sharing of information and to clarify LLL philosophy. All pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and children are welcome. Pleas...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Brown Bag with Books

March 5, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Clarke County
Library Branch: Clarke County
Room: CCL Barns @ Rosehill
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Join us for our book club, the first Thursday of every month at noon, at the Barns of Rose Hill. Bring your lunch and a friend, all are welcome. March's book discussion is on Riding the Waves with Lavinia by Jill Darnell. Author will attend! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Old Town Celtic Celebration - The Quiet Man

March 7, 2020
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Film
Event Details:
THE QUIET MAN (1952) Saturday, March 7, 12:30 p.m. Free & Open to the Public Returning to the Ireland of his birth, director John Ford fashions a irresistable valentine to the "Auld Sod."  Irish-American boxer John Wayne, recovering fro...