Programs

The Youth Services team at Handley Regional Library provides a variety of fun and educational programs.  In addition to the ones listed below, we have many seasonal programs and special events throughout the year, so make sure to check the Calendar of Events for the current programs – you’re sure to find one to fit your age and interests!

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Programs at Bowman Library

Baby Storytime — for newborns to 15 months at Handley and Bowman libraries.  This is a lapsit program geared to pre-walkers.  Enjoy stories, clapping, tapping, playing, moving, and singing.

Toddler Storytime — offered at Handley and Bowman libraries, lots of music, dance, and interactive activities make this best for wiggly, wandering toddlers.

Preschool Storytime — held at all libraries. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, puppets, and songs.

Twilight Tales Family Storytime — Stories, songs, and crafts for the whole family – Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. at Bowman Library.

Paws for Reading — read a favorite book to a canine reading tutor at Bowman Library. These great listeners are certified therapy dogs.

LEGO Club — classes on designing and engineering with Lego blocks on Monday afternoons at Bowman Library. Each class has an assignment and challenge to be completed by groups or individuals, based on the theme of the day.

Coloring Club — Join us for coloring enchanting designs that feature hidden objects and fun mazes. Discover the magic! This program is designed for our tweens and teens, but is fun for the whole family.

Manga Art Club — Bring your sketch book to create your manga drawings. Get tips from other artists and share your work. For Tweens and Teens.

Chess Instruction — offered at Bowman and Handley libraries, chess instruction and play for all ages and all skill levels.   

Family Picnic and Movie — Saturday afternoons at Bowman Library.  Bring a blanket and a picnic lunch and enjoy the show!

Teen Advisory Board – general meetings are held the second Monday of every month. All teens (12-18) are welcome to come and give input on new young adult programming for all system libraries.

Game Night – every third Friday of the month, from 5-8 pm. A teen-only, after-hours event (12-18). Play the board or video game of your choice, eat snacks, and hang out with friends new and old.

Reading with friends at Clarke County LibraryPrograms at Clarke County Library

Preschool Storytime held at Thursdays at 10:30 am in the Clark County Library. Listen to stories, sing songs, and have fun with your preschooler.

Fabulous Fridays! programs for preschoolers on Fridays at Clarke County Library including stories, music, dancing and fingerplays.

HD6Programs at Handley Library

Baby Storytime for newborns to 15 months at Handley and Bowman libraries.  This is a lapsit program geared to pre-walkers.  Enjoy stories, clapping, tapping, playing, moving, and singing.

First Friday Dance Party first Fridays at Handley Library for toddlers and preschoolers.

Toddler Storytime offered at Handley and Bowman libraries, lots of music, dance, and interactive activities make this best for wiggly, wandering toddlers.

Preschool Storytime — held at all libraries. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, puppets, and songs.

Pajama Time! a family storytime at Handley Library. Can’t make it during the day? Put on your pajamas and join us for bedtime stories on Wednesday evenings.

Chess Instruction — offered at Bowman and Handley libraries, chess instruction and play for all ages and all skill levels.

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