Handley Library in Winchester will hold the following activities February 25 - March 2. Some events require registration.

Feb. 25 - 10:30 a.m., Preschool Time for ages 3 and up; 3 p.m., MakerSpace Mondays for ages 6-12, activities focused on science, technology, engineering, art and math; 4 p.m. Mysterious Middle School Book Society for ages fifth through eight grades, join Dr. Diane from the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum on a winter reading adventure; 4:30 p.m., Teen Advisory Board for ages 12 and up to share ideas for library programs.

Feb. 26 - 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, February book/movie is "The Invention of Hugo Cabret".

Feb. 27 - 10:30 a.m., Signing Storytime for all ages, interactive program through American Sign Language; 1-3 p.m., Homeschool Hub - homeschooling families are encouraged to use the meeting room to do work, research, and socialize with weekly sessions on S.T.E.A.M.; 4:30 p.m., Shenandoah Valley Chess Club for all ages, open chess games, 1-on-1 instruction for new players, and 5:30 lecture on chess basics and strategy.

Feb. 28 - 10:30 a.m., Toddler Time for ages 3 and under; 6-8 p.m., Breaker Space for ages 6-12, explore how things are made by taking them apart; 6-8 p.m., Drawesome for ages 12 and up, use a collection of provided materials to produce the creative challenge of the week.

March  1 - 10:30 a.m., Dance Party for toddlers, preschoolers and their grown-ups,meet the puppets afterwards; 4 p.m., LEGO Club for all ages.

March 2 - 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Scholastic Chess Tournament for ages 6-18, registration required at www.winchesterchess.com; 10:30 a.m., Family Storytime for all ages; 11 a.m., Lego Club for all ages; 11:30 a.m., Sensory Sensitive Storytime for all ages and geared especially for children in the autism spectrum and those with sensory integration challenges, registration required;12 p.m., Family Film for all ages featuring "The Little Mermaid", popcorn and lemonade provided.


  • Occurred Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Occurred Friday, March 1st, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Occurred Monday, February 25th, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Occurred Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Occurred Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Occurred Thursday, February 28th, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 6:00 pm


Handley Library

100 W. Piccadilly St.
Winchester, VA