Free Holiday Music

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Download (and keep) 5 free songs each week and

stream up to 3 hours per day using Freegal.

For the holidays and every day.

Need help getting started?
Visit us at any Information Desk or
Email a Librarian
.

 

Use Freegal on your computer or mobile device using a Freegal app.

Holiday Workshops

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Register here for our Gifts from the Kitchen workshop

Nothing says you care like a homemade gift, especially one that comes from your kitchen. Homemade kitchen gifts need not be expensive, fancy or take a lot of time.  You can create delicious goodies for those special people in your life with just a little planning and a few hours of dedicated time. During this workshop, you'll learn how to make easy homemade spiced blueberry jam, hearty and delicious soup-in-a-jar and other special treats. Samples and recipes provided. 

 

 

Register here for our Healthy Holiday Leftovers workshop

Are you in a rut with holiday leftovers? Is there too much leftover turkey sitting in your refrigerator after big holiday dinners?  Come learn about some creative ways to use those leftover holiday goodies. During this workshop, we’ll make and sample some easy recipes with a healthy twist featuring turkey and other typical holiday leftovers. Samples and recipes included.

 

 

 

Handley Regional Library presents Maker Mondays with the Valley Makers Association

Maker Monday Workshop: Locksmithing Class with Ave’s Lock & Key

Free workshop. Registration required. Participants will receive a free kit.

Join Ave of Ave's Lock and Key for a 2 hour workshop on the main theories of lock manipulation and common lock types.
Explore common ways to prevent lock manipulation and industry accepted techniques for manipulation followed by a Q & A session with Ave!

Class size is limited so register today.
Recommended $15 donation to Valley Makers Association

 

 

 

 

Maker Mondays are free and open to all tinkerers, hobbyists, DIY-ers, code monkeys, engineers, and makers of every shape and size!
Are you interested in making things and collaborating with other like-minded hackers? If so, we want you!
Join us for Swap Meets, Show & Tell Nights, and Workshops on the 2nd Monday of each month @ Your Library

 

Swap Meets: Participants are asked to bring clean, useful items to trade or swap with other makers. Suggestions include old laptops or other electronics, like new art supplies, tools, electronics supplies, etc…  All remaining items must return with the person who brought them.

Show & Tell Nights: Makers bring in completed projects, works-in-progress, or even project ideas to discuss with fellow makers.This is a great way to share and build on your project ideas.

Workshops: These facilitated learning sessions bring experts in a particular field to instruct makers on new skills or techniques for a given topic. Topics could include basic soldering, intro to coding, master keying, and beginners knitting. [Registration may be required for some workshops.]

About the VMA: The Valley Makers Association seeks to create and sustain an educational environment where community members can collaborate, innovate, and create using information, resources, and equipment in an attempt to foster creativity, art, and community involvement. For more information, visit valleymakers.com 

Questions?
Contact Ryan Hall with Valley Makers Association
valleymakerassociation@gmail.com
or
Adrienne Davis, Adult Services Division Head
adavis@handleyregional.org
540-869-9000 ext. 212


Click here to check out the best books for DIYers and hobbyists available @ your library!

Library Shop Holiday Sale

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The annual Library Shop Holiday Sale

starts Saturday, November 25!

 

The Library Shop features unique items such as architectural greeting cards fit for any season, along with sweatshirts, tote bags, and of course, used books which are in excellent condition.

 

The Library Shop is located in Handley Library on the first floor, just off the rotunda.

 

All proceeds go to Friends of Handley Regional Library as they support the Handley Regional Library system.

Little Noon Music

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Catch all four Little Noon Music performances!

 

November 10 @ 12:00 p.m.

Jon Rose

 

December 8 @ 12:00 p.m.

Maddie MacNeil

 

January 12 @ 12:00 p.m.

John Arnold

 

February 9 @ 12:00 p.m.

Celtic Circle

Programs for Grown Ups

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Programs for Kids and Teens

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