Tiny Tales with HRLS & MSV

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Handley Regional Library System has restarted its partnership with the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, a special thematic early literacy story time series at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley’s Glen Burnie House (located in the MSV Gardens). This exciting program is intended for children up to age six and their caregivers. Admission to the program is free.

This program will be offered as a library outreach on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from September to December. Storytime themes will complement museum exhibits to extend learning to all ages and abilities in collaboration with the MSV.

Registration is not required for this program.

Programs planned are:

October 12, 2022: Harvest Hoedown

November 9, 2022: Rock, Paper, Scissors

December 14, 2022: Holidays Around the World

For more info go to www.themsv.org/events/tiny-tales-story-time/

For more information, contact Cheryl Nakagawa, Public Relations and Outreach Manager, at cnakagawa@handleyregional.org or visit www.handleyregional.org.

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News Maker Donna Hughes on HRLS’s summer reading finale

Handley Regional Library System (HRLS) will wrap up their highly successful summer reading program this week.

We spoke with Bowman Library’s Youth Services Division Head  Donna Hughes about it in our latest news maker.

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Donna tells us about the amazing number of students that participated in the program.

She also tells us how the program is set up and the need to have participants submit their information by Wed. Aug. 10.

Donna also tells us about the celebration at the end of the event on Sat. Aug. 13 at Bowman Library Stephens City.

Click here for Donna’s interview.

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News Maker Adrienne Davis of Handley Library’s new program

Handley Regional Library Systems launched a month long program today Mar. 1.

The program called Push Yourself Reading Bingo Challenge encourages and rewards people of all ages to read more.

We spoke to the Library System’s Branch Manager Adrienne Davis in our latest news maker.

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Adrienne tells us about the program and its rewards.

She also tells us that all Handley Library System Branches are back open with normal hours.

Adrienne also tells us the program is available in all branches of the library system including Handley in Winchester, Bowman in Stephen City and the Clarke County’s branch.

Click here for Adrienne’s interview.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

News Maker Adrienne Davis of Handley Library’s new program

Handley Regional Library Systems launched a month long program today Mar. 1.

The program called Push Yourself Reading Bingo Challenge encourages and rewards people of all ages to read more.

We spoke to the Library System’s Branch Manager Adrienne Davis in our latest news maker.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Adrienne tells us about the program and its rewards.

She also tells us that all Handley Library System Branches are back open with normal hours.

Adrienne also tells us the program is available in all branches of the library system including Handley in Winchester, Bowman in Stephen City and the Clarke County’s branch.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

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News Maker Adrienne Davis of Handley Library's new program
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HRLS’s “Push Your Shelf” Bingo Challenge

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The River 95.3 and Handley Regional Libraries are coming together for the “Push Your Shelf” Bingo Challenge which will run throughout March.

The Challenge is a fun way for patrons to explore new genres, authors, movies, and more while competing to win a mini iPad.

Once you have your Bingo card, you can fill out each square with a different title that you’ve checked out during March.

All three branches of the HRLS are participating.

Entries must be submitted through an email or in person before 5 pm on April 2nd.

For complete instructions and how to get your bingo card, head to handleyregional.org/bingo.

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News Maker Barbara Dickinson on a Handley Library event

Handley Regional Library Systems and Friends of Handley Library are hosting a virtual event Sat. Feb. 12 at 11 a.m..

We spoke with the Executive Director of the Friends of Handley Library Systems Barbara Dickinson about the event in our latest news maker.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Barbara tells us about the Creative Women of Fisher’s Hill session at the library.

Barbara tells us of the origin of the historical discovery of three ladies that lived in and around Fisher’s Hill at the turn of the century.

She also tells us about how successful the ladies were.

Barbara also includes information about future plans for a genealogy workshop at the library.

Registration for Sat’s. event and information about future events at Handley Library Systems can be found here.

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Bowman Library honors Women’s Suffrage in VA.

A press release from Bowman Library relays that they will be displaying the exhibit We Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia.

The display and exhibit will be in the library lobby at 871 Tasker Rd. Stephens City through Dec. 4.

This is a traveling exhibition from the Library of Virginia with support from the task force to commemorate the Centennial Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote.

The exhibit features text and images to trace the history of the women’s suffrage movement in Virginia from 1909 to 1920.

More information is available here.

Bowman Library is a part of the Handley Regional Library System.

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Handley Regional Library Systems offers wildlife program

The Handley Regional Library System will present a wildlife program at the Robinson Auditorium on July 23 at 2 p.m..

Families can learn about natural history and how humans can help and not hurt native wildlife.

Animals like box turtles, striped skunks, opossum along with animal artifacts will be explored.

There is also a backyard wildness exhibit on the second floor of the library for families to explore.

These events will focus on the impact of humans on wildlife and the ecosystem.

These programs are a part of youth summer reading program Tails and Tales.

More information on the library’s programs is available at handleyregional.org.

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Handley Regional Library Mad Scientist

Handley Regional Library System will be hosting an interactive mad scientist show this  Saturday Jan. 16 at 2 p.m.

An interactive mad scientist show packed with crazy experiments, crowd interaction and entertainment.

Mad Science of Washington DC. host the show for kids and it’s free and open to the public.

Science and fun with air pressure, snow making and ice colder than the North Pole.

Then a finale more colorful than the Northern Lights.

Advance registration is require for this interactive, entertaining  zoom session at handleyregional.org/madscience.

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