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A Look Back at Virtual Program "Third Thursday-Exploring the Outdoors"

In a time when most of us were spending more time with friends and family outside thanks to COVID-19, The Friends of Handley Regional Library System brought us a multi-part virtual series titled "Third Thursday-Exploring the Outdoors". Each month featured a different outdoor enthusiast presenting their story and s...

Teen Book Spotlight--Tales From New Places!!!

Our teen book spotlight this week is all about Tales of New Places!!!  We are taking a look at books that take place in other places that are not here; they are in other parts of the world or even in places that do not exist in the “real world” but only in “book world”.  That is one of the best things about books-...

Teen Book Spotlight--Tales of the Real!!!

Our teen book spotlight this week is all about Tales of the Real!!!  We are exploring everything nonfiction which is one of my favorites to read!  With nonfiction, there is literally something for every interest and even topics you have never even heard about.  I highly suggest taking a look at the new nonfic...

Upcoming Events for Teens

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

Natsu Con 2021!

11:00am - 5:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout
Event Details:
Celebrating Anime, Comics, Gaming and More! Natsu Con is returning this year to the Bowman Library, brought to you by the Teen Advisory Board and Natsu Con Committee.  Hear engaging speakers, participate in character panels, learn...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Natsu Con Character Panels

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Celebrating Anime, Comics, Gaming, and More! Do you have a cosplay you love? Register below to participate in our character panels! Participants, ages 13 and up, can choose anime characters, comic book heroes, or any fandom you would...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Natsu Con Masquerade

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Celebrating Anime, Comics, Gaming, and More! Show off your Cosplay Talent! Register below to participate in our Masquerade! Participants, ages 13 and up, can prepare and share a skit, musical dance, or other related talent ...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Trivia Night

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Clarke County
Registration
Library Branch: Clarke County
Room: CCL Barns @ Rosehill
Age Group: Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Game Nights
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
The Clarke County Library and the Clarke County Historical Association team up once again to bring you live team trivia. Categories include history, film, literature, science, and more.  Prizes are donated by local area businesses.  Ba...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Paws for Reading

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
It's Paws for Reading! Read a favorite book to a four-legged reading tutor. These canine listeners are patient and love kids. Come meet our Therapy Dog International-certified therapy dogs. They are always eager to listen. Come and join them ...

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.

Youth Summer Reading Finale

11:00am - 12:00pm
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: Reading Program
Event Details:
Join us as we celebrate your amazing accomplishments during the 2021 Tails and Tales Summer Reading Program with a dance party to end all dance parties!!!  Come show off your epic dance moves and sing along as our puppets and staff provide the m...

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.

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

Teen Crafternoons

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Outdoor West Esplanade
Age Group: Children, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
It's time to get crafty! From macrame to resin art, try the latest craft trends to pick up a new summer hobby. Pick up a Grab-and-Go Kit at the Handley branch for all supplies. Program held outside on the West Reading Room Esplanade (enter through th...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Teen Game Night

5:30pm - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch - Teen Area
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Gaming, Virtual Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Game Nights are back! Every 3rd Friday of the month join us for video and table top games, a music/dance area, and a time to relax and enjoy time with friends.     ...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Paws for Reading

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
It's Paws for Reading! Read a favorite book to a four-legged reading tutor. These canine listeners are patient and love kids. Come meet our Therapy Dog International-certified therapy dogs. They are always eager to listen. Come and join them ...

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.