All Branches will be Closed June 19th

Closed for Juneteenth. While our physical location will be closed, you can still access a wide variety of digital resources through the Libby app, available 24/7. With Libby, you can borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and more from the comfort of your home. Click here for more info.

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News & Updates


On this page, you'll find press releases, news, videos, announcements, and stories of the impact of Handley Regional Library System in the community.  For media inquires, contact Cheryl Nakagawa, Public Relations Manager, at 540.869.9000 ext. 206 or email here.

Recent News & Updates

Summer Book Sale

Dive into Summer Reading at Our Used Book Sale!

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Cheryl Nakagawa

Mark your calendars! Our Summer Used Book Sale is coming up from Friday, June 7, through Sunday, June 9, 2024. This year, the sale is a one-weekend-only event, so make sure to plan accordingly. The sale will run daily from 10 am to 5 pm, coinciding with Bowman Library's operating hours.

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Adventure at Your Library

10 Reasons to Adventure at Your Library This Summer

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Cheryl Nakagawa

Looking for an epic summer adventure? Look no further than your local library! Here are 10 reasons why you should dive into the excitement at our library system this summer:

  1. Youth Summer Reading Program: Join us for a summer of literary exploration with our Youth Summer Reading Program! Dive into captivating stories, embark on thrilling adventures, and earn exciting rewards along the way.

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citizen science symbol

April is Citizen Science Month!

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Lisa LaCivita

April is citizen science month! Citizen science is public involvement in the inquiry and discovery of new scientific knowledge. Community science, participatory research, DIY science, crowdsourcing, and public engagement in scientific research, among others, are also terms used to describe this movement. A citizen science project can involve one person or millions of people collaborating toward a common goal. Millions of citizen scientists are accelerating many areas of scientific research.

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