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Launchpads Tablets Available for Checkout

Playaway Launchpads have launched at Handley Regional Library System! Launchpad tablets are now available for checkout at all 3 library locations.   Designed for kids of all ages, the tablets are pre-loaded with high-quality, ad-free apps that are both fun and educational, promoting literacy through digit...

Warm & Cozy Storytime @ HRLS

Don’t miss out on the last moments of cool weather. Head over to any of our three library branches this week to hear some wonderful stories that will keep you warm and cozy through the final nights of winter. Check the library catalog for the tag: #warmandcozy to check out some books, enjoy the songs below,...

When I Grow Up Storytime @ HRLS

You used to creep and crawl real well But then you learned to walk real well. There was a time you’d coo and cry, But then you learned to talk and, my! You almost always try. You almost always do your best. I like the way you’re growing up. It’s fun, that’s all. ~ Mister Rogers, “You’re Growing” 1967 Th...

Upcoming Events for Kids

Xbox Minecraft Game Play

April 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Event Details:

Kids and Teens Ages 8+ Thursdays @ 6-7pm Older children and teens can check out a controller for 30 minutes and play select multi-player Xbox games, including Minecraft and others. Bowman Library.

Dance Party

April 19, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Music & Movement
Event Details:

Toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown-ups are welcome to come boogie down! Meet the puppets afterwards! (all ages)

Build Together - BL

April 19, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Kids of all ages can bring their favorite grown-up and build together using LEGO bricks, blocks, and KEVA planks.

Crafternoons

April 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
It’s time to get crafty! Enjoy your day off from school and participate in a variety of craft activities. Select dates on January 21, February 19, March 15, April 19. Registration required. ...

LEGO Club

April 19, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Join us on Fridays at 4pm for a building challenge! Calling all builders, come build with us! LEGO® blocks and much more will be available. Bring your creativity and we will bring the supplies (All ages)

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.

Family Storytime

April 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Enjoy fun and learning for the entire family. This is a program for all ages, with stories, rhymes, movement, and song. (all ages)

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.

Family Storytime! - BL

April 20, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Storytime (best for ages 3 and up) Bowman Library Children’s Room Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. A lively 30-minute program of stories, puppets, dancing and songs. Contact: Donna Hughes at 540-869-9000 x215

LEGO Club

April 20, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Join us on Fridays at 4pm for a building challenge! Calling all builders, come build with us! LEGO® blocks and much more will be available. Bring your creativity and we will bring the supplies (All ages)