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Winter Reading Recap

Community Winter Reading Challenge for Kids and Teens Sees Positive Results The program ran in January and featured a mix of virtual programs and reading incentives designed to connect literacy to entertainment.  Reading Program Results 2,718 Books Read by Kids and Teens 1,712 Badges Earned by Completing ...

Get to Know Mo Storytime!

Are you ready to read this week? We’re having a lot of fun this week with one of our favorite authors, Mo Willems. We’re going to spend the week getting to know Mo! Click on the search bar above and type the tag: #gettoknowmo and you’ll find some of our favorite Mo Willems selections, like the ones listed below. Plu...

Middle Grade Book Spotlight--Outer Space Fiction!!!

Our Middle Grade book spotlight this week is focused on books that take place in outer space!!  I do not know about you, but there have been times I have wondered what it would be like to live somewhere other than Earth; what would I wear, eat, how do you sleep and travel and there are so many more questions.  One...

Upcoming Events for Kids

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Celebrate Chinese New Year--The Year of the Ox

All Day 2/11 - 2/26
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: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Arts & Crafts, Music & Movement, Storytimes
Event Details:
February 11-26 Celebrate the Lunar New Year while discovering more about this spring time event. This year it is represented by the Ox, a Chinese zodiac animal. Visit the Bowman Library branch to be photographed in front of the 2021 Chinese New...
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Storybook Yoga on Facebook Live

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Music & Movement
Event Details:
Experience yoga for the entire family while we move, stretch, and read together. January: "Wonderful Winter" February: "Love Is..." March: "Kindness Counts" April: "Earth Day"     ...
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Storytime and Craft on Zoom

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual Events
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program for the entire family who will learn through stories, rhymes, songs and more. Join us over Zoom for interactive fun each storytime week. *Registration required.     ...
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Ready to Read this Week

11:00am - 11:15am
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Reading Program, Virtual Programs, Music & Movement
Event Details:
Read. Learn. Grow.  Tune in every Monday morning for weekly thematic book suggestions, finger plays, and songs to share together with your child throughout the week. Premiered live on Facebook.com/HandleyRegional and the HRLS Presch...
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Middle Grade Book Spotlight

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs
Event Details:
Middle Grade Book Spotlight:  Looking for a new and exciting book to read?  Join us every Monday afternoon as books geared toward upper elementary and middle schoolers are presented and shared; each week is centered around a different theme...
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Kid Crafternoons on Facebook Live

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Virtual Programs, Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
It's time to get crafty! Pick up a Grab-and-Go Kit at the Handley branch before the program so you can have the supplies as we do this craft together on Facebook Live! January: Paper Cardinal Ornaments February: Swedish Heart Baskets ...
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Storytime and Puppets Online

11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Ms. Donna on Facebook as we premier on the Handley Regional Library System Facebook page. Tune in for a read-aloud and special puppet guests or catch the program anytime after the event on our YouTube Playlist.  ...
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Database Spotlight

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Virtual Events
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Teens (12+), Families
Program Type: Virtual Programs, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Do you want support when it comes to Homework Help? Are you looking to build your research skills? Let us share the wonders of our Digital Library with you and your family! Learn about some of our online databases that you can access for free with yo...
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Storytime and Craft on Zoom

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual Events
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Events
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Virtual Programs, Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Enjoy an early literacy program for the entire family who will learn through stories, rhymes, songs and more. Join us over Zoom for interactive fun each storytime week. *Registration required.     ...