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TEENtober

TeenTober is a nationwide celebration hosted by libraries every October. It aims to celebrate teens and promote year-round teen services and literacies. Handley Regional Library System uses the celebration to highlight the innovative ways we engage teens to learn new skills and fuel their passions in and out of the library.

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YA Hispanic Authors Book Covers

Teen Book Spotlight--Hispanic Heritage Month Pt. 3!!!

With it being Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th-October 15th), our teen book spotlight this week is on books that are authored by Latino and Latina authors!!!  These books are amazing and so many of these authors have written more than just the titles that are being featured--so if you like this one there are others you can read as well

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YA Fall Months Book Covers

Teen Book Spotlight--Fall Month Titles!!!

Our teen book spotlight this week is on books that are all about getting in the Fall spirit as they are set in the Fall months!  These stories are sure to get you thinking about what it means to be in the Autumn season with apple picking, pumpkin carving, pumpkin spice lattes, and whatever else gets you in the Fall mood.  There is a wide vari

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Upcoming Events for Teens

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.
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Imagination Station

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY Workshops, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Join us at the Bowman Library for a STEAM based program with hands-on activities for children of all ages. Each station is designed to best suit various ages, abilities, and interests. Today's theme is...Fall Decorations and Dress-Up ...

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. 

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

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 "Families" group.

Chess at Bowman Library

10:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:
Chess Champs 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 Bowman L...
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.

Star Wars Reads Day

11:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Details:
Star Wars Reads Day brings the force together.  Join us for stories, music, crafts, activities, lightsaber training, and more as we have the greatest celebration in this galaxy.  Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character or represen...

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 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.

Movie Saturdays at Bowman

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Film, Hangout
Event Details:
IT'S SHOWTIME! Join us for a family movie event complete with popcorn and drinks to enjoy together. Today's show is...LEGO Star Wars The Empire Strikes Out! ...

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.

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Author Talk, Friends Events, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Program Presenter: Laura Ellen Wade is a native of Strasburg, Va., whose interest in Tasha Tudor began in the early 1970s.  As a retired elementary school librarian, she seriously began collecting Tudor’s books, original art, prints and other ep...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Fall Used Book Sale: Preview Night

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Book Sales, Friends Events
Event Details:
First night of the Friends of HRLS Fall Used Book Sale. This night is for members of the Friends only and memberships can be purchased at the door. Gently used books, DVDs,  CDs are for sale.  Payment can be made by cash, check or credit...

Disclaimer(s)

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

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

Fall Used Book Sale.

10:00am - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Book Sales, Friends Events
Event Details:
The Fall Used Book Sale brings a great selection at great prices!  The sale hours are same at the library hours.  Purchases can be made by cash, check or credit card. ...

Disclaimer(s)

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

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

Fall Used Book Sale.

10:00am - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Book Sales, Friends Events
Event Details:
The Fall Used Book Sale brings a great selection at great prices!  The sale hours are same at the library hours.  Purchases can be made by cash, check or credit card. ...

Disclaimer(s)

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.

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

Fall Used Book Sale.

10:00am - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Book Sales, Friends Events
Event Details:
The Fall Used Book Sale brings a great selection at great prices!  The sale hours are same at the library hours.  Purchases can be made by cash, check or credit card. ...

Disclaimer(s)

HRLS is strongly recommending the use of masks for ALL patrons during this program to ensure the highest safety for library patrons and staff. Thank you for your cooperation.