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Video Games Now Available at Handley Library

Our video game collections has expanded to Handley Library! Previously games were only physically available at Bowman Library, but the collection has expanded due to community interest. Popular Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Wii video games are included. You can also select games online to pick up from the library...

Prevent Summer Slide

  School may be out for summer, but learning doesn't have to stop! In fact, it shouldn't. Children who don't read during the summer can lose up to two months of learning by the time they return to school in the fall, according to the iREAD Reading Program. This loss is referred to as the "summer slide."...

Camp WriMo

Welcome Middle and High School writers. Let's Camp-Out at the Library! We celebrate July as Writing Month at Bowman Library by setting up camp, getting out the composition supplies and writing. It is a time to relax and write our best stuff yet. Short stories, novels, poems, comic strips are all welcome as we sit ar...

Upcoming Events for Teens

Xbox Open Game Play

June 28, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:
Older children and teens, ages 8 and up, can check out a controller for 30 minutes and play select multi-player Xbox games. Available games to be selected and set up by participants.  ...

Chess at Bowman Library

June 29, 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+), Families
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.

It's Showtime - HRLS Puppets on Tour

July 1, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Clarke County
Library Branch: Clarke County
Room: CCL Barns @ Rosehill
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Reading Program, Music & Movement, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Teen puppeteers of Handley Regional Library System bring a program of song and dance to audiences in our library system. It’s Showtime at Your Library comes to life! ...

It's Showtime - HRLS Puppets on Tour

July 1, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Reading Program, Music & Movement, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Teen puppeteers of Handley Regional Library System bring a program of song and dance to audiences in our library system. It’s Showtime at Your Library comes to life! ...

LEGO Club

July 1, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Join us at Bowman Library to design, build, and invent using LEGO® bricks.  Challenge yourself each week with a new theme for your creations. We provide the LEGO® bricks; you provide the creativity! All creations will be displayed...

Teen Sketch & Draw

July 1, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Teen to teen drawing technique, encouragement and sharing for middle and high school students.  Bring your own sketch book or use some of our supplies! ...

It's Showtime - HRLS Puppets on Tour

July 2, 2019
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+)
Program Type: Reading Program, Music & Movement, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Teen puppeteers of Handley Regional Library System bring a program of song and dance to audiences in our library system. It’s Showtime at Your Library comes to life! ...

Wings of Wonder

July 2, 2019
2:00pm - 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: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Soar with the most amazing predators of the sky! Meet a couple of hawks and owls. Find out how these incredible birds hunt and survive in the wild. Presented by the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center ...

Xbox Open Game Play

July 2, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Event Details:
Older children and teens can check out a controller for 30 minutes and play select multi-player Xbox games.  Ages 8 and up. Older children and teens can check out a controller for 30 minutes and play select multi-player Xbox games.  Ages...