Wolves, Poetry, Teentober, & More - This Week at Your Library

Wolves, Poetry, Teentober, & More - This Week at Your Library

Handley Regional Library System announces the following weekly updates and programs to the community:

October is TeenTober

TeenTober is a new, nationwide celebration hosted by libraries every October. It aims to celebrate teens and promote year-round teen services and literacies. Throughout the celebration, libraries highlight the innovative ways theyhelp teens learn new skills and fuel their passions in and out of the library through programs, access to books, and more. See more programs and books for teens at www.handleyregional.org/teens. 

One-on-One Poetry Session with the Walking Mall Poet

You may be one of the fortunate that have seen the Walking Mall Poet, Joseph M. Jablonski, in action on the downtown Walking Mall in Winchester.  He writes personalized poems on the spot with his manual typewriter.   The Friends of the Handley Regional Library System is offering a ZOOM session - registration required on the library website - free and open to the public, where he will write a custom poem just for you!  Walking Mall Poet Private Sessions:  October 14th   6PM-8PM on Zoom:  www.handleyregional.org/personalpoetFunding has been provided by Virginia Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan of 2020.  For more information, please visit www.VirginiaHumanities.org                                    

Red Wolf Resilience, Story of The American Red Wolf – Virtual Film Screening and Talk

Over the past year, filmmakers Justin Grubb and Alex Goetz have been working with Conservation Centers for Species Survival, the Endangered Wolf Center, US Fish and Wildlife and a host of other institutions all dedicated to saving America’s rarest mammal to create an educational film aimed at inspiring action to prevent this animal’s second extinction in the wild.

Join the virtual film screening, followed by a talk with the filmmakers, and a discussion with Dr. Nucharin Songsasen who is the Center Head of the Center for Species Survival, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute.  October 15th 7:00PM -8:30PM on Zoom  https://www.handleyregional.org/redwolf.  Funding has been provided by Virginia Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan of 2020.  For more information, please visit www.VirginiaHumanities.org                                                                         

Upcoming Programs Virtual at @handleyregional on Facebook or Zoom (Unless Noted Otherwise).  See more details at www.handleyregional.org/events/upcoming

 

  • Ready to Read 10/12 at 11AM
  • Puppets 10/14 at 11AM
  • Middle Grade Book Spotlight 10/12 at 12PM
  • KidSTEAM 10/15 at 11AM
  • Teen Book Spotlight 10/12 at 1PM
  • Storytime Craft 10/16 at 9AM
  • Maker Mondays 10/12 at 2PM
  • Virtual Teen Game Night 10/16 at 5:30PM
  • Bad Art 10/13 at 7PM
  • Puppets 10/14 at 11AM

For more information, contact the public relations department at mswain@handleyregional.org or visit the library website at www.handleyregional.org