Handley Library in Winchester will hold the following activities January 7-12. Some events require registration.

January 7 - 10:30 a.m., Preschool Time for ages 3 and up, stories, rhymes, movement and song; 3 p.m. - MakerSpace Mondays for ages 6-12, self-directed activities focused on science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM).

January 8 - 10:30 a.m., Baby Time for ages 0-15 months; 10:30 a.m., Community Connections Social hour; 4:30 p.m., Story Flix Club for ages 6-11, read the book and then watch the movie, January book/movie is "The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe".

January 9 - 10:30 a.m., Signing Storytime for all ages, interactive program through American Sign Language led by ALS Instructor Shawna Gallagher; 1-3 p.m., Homeschool Hub - homeschooling families are encouraged to use the meeting room where library staff will conduct a homeschool science fair and lead learning sessions throughout the season; 4 p.m., Meet a Sheriff; 4:30 p.m., Shenandoah Valley Chess Club for all ages, open chess games, 1-on-1 instruction for new players, and lecture at 5:30 on chess basics and strategy; 6:30 p.m., Research Your Revolutionary War Soldier, volunteers from the Sons/Daughters of the American Revolution will be available.

January 10 - 10:30 a.m., Toddler Playtime for ages 3 and under, blocks, musical instruments and more; 6-8 p.m., Drawesome for ages 12 and up, tweens and teens will use a collection of provided materials to produce the creative challenge of the week.

January 11 - 10:30 a.m., Dance Party for all ages, toddlers, preschoolers and their grown-ups are welcome to boogie down and meet the puppets afterwards; 4 p.m., LEGO Club for all ages, join us for a building challenge; 4 p.m., Off the Hook Crochet Club for ages 6-11, drop-in crochet projects with materials provided for the first 10 participants.

January 12 - 10:30 a.m., Family Storytime for all ages, stories, rhymes, movement and song; 11 a.m., LEGO Club for all ages, join us for a building challenge; 2 p.m., Paws for Reading with certified therapy dogs


  • Occurred Saturday, January 12th, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
  • Occurred Friday, January 11th, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Occurred Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Occurred Thursday, January 10th, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 6:00 pm
  • Occurred Monday, January 7th, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 6:00 pm
  • Occurred Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 6:30 pm


Handley Library

100 W. Piccadilly St.
Winchester, VA