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eBooks Are For Everyone!

With the holidays approaching and whispers of snow in the air, make sure that everyone has something to read. The Handley Regional Library System has many eBooks available for children and teens when you cannot make it to the library. All you need is your library card and your PIN to access most eBooks through the library w...

Ugly Festive Party and Teen Game Night at Bowman Library

We have a free holiday program for teens, Ugly Festive Party, at Bowman Library on December 13th at 5:30PM. Gamers can rotate throughout the console, tabletop, and computer games, bring a gift to share ($5 or less), and dress in their holiday worst or best! This program is intended for middle school and high school youth an...

Check Out Our Genre Booklets

Do you love Mystery? What about Horror? If you have a favorite type of story, check out our Genre Booklets located in the teen area of the Handley Branch. Each season we add new cards in favorite reading categories such as Historical Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Romance. We’ve even added new categor...

Upcoming Events for Teens

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Art Together at Bowman Library

December 13, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Event Details:
  The Traveling Art Club is exploring the “A” in S.T.E.A.M. On alternating Fridays The Traveling Art Club will provide enriching & diverse arts experiences to youth of all ages.  You can find TAC on Facebook:&n...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Ugly Festive Party @ Teen Game Night

December 13, 2019
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Event Details:
Get Your Game On!  It's a Gaming Night presented by the Teen Advisory Board of Bowman Library.  Beginning at 5:30 p.m. gamers can rotate throughout the console, tabletop, and computer games until 8:00 p.m.  This program is intended ...
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

December 14, 2019
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:

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.

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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Read to Some Bunny at Bowman

December 14, 2019
1:00pm - 2:15pm
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:
Bunnies love to hear stories! Come to Bowman Library and read to a soft and cuddly listener! The second Saturday of each month, Bowman Library, Children's Room 1:00-2:15 p.m. Free to readers of all ages ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

LEGO Club at Bowman Library

December 16, 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...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Manga Art Club

December 16, 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:
Bring your sketch book to create manga drawings. Get tips from other artists and share your work. For middle and high school students of all skill levels. ...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Xbox Open Game Play

December 17, 2019
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Video Games
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.   ...
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This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Investigation Station at Bowman Library

December 17, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Event Details:
Investigation Stations at Bowman Library--First & Third Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. Free! No registration needed. The Traveling Art Club provides enriching & diverse arts experiences to youth of all ages.  You can find TAC on Fac...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Graphic Novel Club

December 19, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Event Details:
Chat about your favorite DC and Marvel characters and enjoy snacks with our friends from Four Color Fantasies.  Ages 12+ ...