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12 Ways to Save with Your Handley Regional Library System Card

National Library Card Signup Month runs Sept. 1-Sept. 30. Getting a library card is free and easy. Just stop by with an ID or a utility bill with your current address. Everyone knows you can borrow books from the library with your library card, but did you know there are many other ways to save money with your library card? Here are 12 of them:


PrintMe: Print, Copy, Fax, or Scan at Bowman and Handley Libraries or send documents right to the library from home! Much cheaper and more convenient than the big box stores; it’s a benefit we can all use. ... Read Full Post

One-on-One Seeker Job Assistance Offered by NW Works at Handley Library

Handley Regional Library System is excited to announce a program where individuals can get one-on-one job seeker help from NW Works at Handley Library.  Held the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month from 11AM-12PM, the public can meet with a representative from NW Works for help searching for a job, filling out an application, making a resume, and other job search related tasks. 

To get help, patrons can inquire at the Information Desk at Handley Library during the program time.  Registration is not required.  The individual job seeker program complements the o...

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Job Seeker and Career Resources for the Community

We have several ways to help the community during the pandemic with job seeker and career resources through tools in our 24/7 Digital Library, books on career-related topics, and by being a supporter of the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Virtual Job Fair on April 29th. 

Download the flyer on career books. 

“We support the needs of the community in all situations with access to library services,” says John Huddy, Director of Handley Regional Library System.  “COVID-19 has impacted employment for a lot of individuals, and we want everyone to know we...

Blog Type: Job Search News
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Job Searches Using Reference USA (Part I)


The library subscribes to many useful services and databases so you do not have to. But, we still have to learn what these services are for and how to use them. One of these very useful services is called Reference USA, which provides a database of U.S. and Canadian businesses. This database not only provides lists of new businesses and historical business but job postings as well. Below is screenshot of the “Dashboard” page that you will be directed to when you click on the link for Reference USA.

If you click on U.S. Jobs/Internships then you are taken t...

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Job Search and Resume Help

Need A Resume?  We’ve Got You Covered!

If you are looking for a job, having a stand out resume is a critical first step on the journey. At the Library, we have tools to get you on your way.

There are over 46 books and ebooks in our catalog on resume writing. These books answer questions about format, content and style.  What information should you include?  What should you leave out? If you don’t have a resume or yours needs an update, these books are a great place to get started.

The HRL Website allows you to explore online resume wri...

Blog Type: Job Search Adults
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