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Teen Book Spotlight--Detective Stories!!!

Our teen book spotlight this week is taking a look at Detective Stories!!!  Now, these stories do not have to be your traditional Sherlock Holmes type stories for them to be considered “detective”.  Instead, these stories are ones that our main characters are trying to solve and figure something out; for some it m...

Teen Book Spotlight--Thrillers & Suspense!!!

Our teen book spotlight this week is on books that are filled with thrills and suspense!!  These are the reads that are going to keep on the edge of your seat as you have no idea what is going to be on the next page.  You will find yourself holding your breath, either in fear or anticipation, and wanting to know w...

Teen Book Spotlight--Medieval Times!!!

Our teen book spotlight this week is focused on books that are going to take us back in time to the land of knights and castles, jousting matches and a disease that could kill you within hours of infection--we are going back to Medieval Times!!!  All of our titles this week take place during the framework considered to...

Upcoming Events for Teens

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Frankentoys

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Get in touch with your inner Dr. Frankenstein! Use a variety of tools to disassemble toys and put them back together as a whole new creature. Program is intended for Ages 9-14. Registration required. ...

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.

Teen Halloween Party!

6:00pm - 10:00pm
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: 11
Event Details:
It's Almost Spooky Time! Come join the Bowman Teen Event of the Season! Pumpkin carving: We will have some pumpkins available to you if needed, but you are encouraged to bring your own if you can. If you wish to carve a pumpkin, bring one sm...
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Teen 10 to Try Theme Night--Fantasy!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch - Teen Area
Age Group: Teens (12+)
Program Type: Hangout, Reading Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Every month, we are highlighting one of the themes in the Teen 10 to Try Reading Challenge; for the month of November it is all about Fantasy.  Join us as we talk our favorite titles that are all different styles of Fantasy (maybe even add ...

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 "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens (12+)" group.

Junior Graphic Novel Club- Roblox Challenge

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: DIY Workshops, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Get ready for the Roblox Challenge! Learn how to draw a variety of Roblox characters and design your own Roblox graphic novel.  This program is for children 6 and up. No previous drawing or writing experience needed.   Le...

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 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.

Imagination Station

11:00am - 11:45am
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: 14
Event Details:
Come spark your imagination! 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....

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
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
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. We gather every other week to play casual and blitz chess games. Chess at Bowman Library is a volunteer-run program. ...

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 "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.

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+), Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Story Sharing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
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)

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.

Try-It-Yourself

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: DIY Workshops, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Dive into the world of circuits and electronics! Join us at the Bowman Library for a STEAM based program for children ages 6 and up. Let's work together to build a remote-controlled rover with colorful circuits that snap together. Come ...

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.

Try-It-Yourself

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Teens (12+)
Program Type: DIY Workshops, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
This is a repeat of the Wednesday 5:00 pm program on a day and time well-suited for homeschoolers. Dive into the world of circuits and electronics! Join us at the Bowman Library for a STEAM based program for children ages 6 and u...

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.