Weekly Update - Star Wars, Bonus Borrows, Book Donations, & More

Weekly Update - Star Wars, Bonus Borrows, Book Donations, & More

Handley Regional Library System Weekly Media Brief:  May 3 – May 8

Winchester, VA (May 3, 2021) – Handley Regional Library System announces the following weekly updates and programs to the community:

Book Donation Drop at Bowman Library on May 8th 9AM-12PM

Handley Regional Library System and the Friends of Handley Regional Library System announce the long-awaited book donation drop-off at Bowman Library.  Books, (in good condition) DVDs, CDs, electronic games, and sheet music will be accepted.  We cannot accept VHS, cassette tapes, or Reader's Digest books.  Donations will become part of the Used Book Sale at Bowman Library May 17 through May 22, 2021.

Adult Online Game Night with the Library on May 8th at 6PM

Handley Regional Library System invites adults 18+ to spend Saturday night with library staff playing online tabletop games on Discord.  We will have a wide selection of games to choose from on BoardGameArena.com and both voice and text chat channels open throughout. Discord and Board Game Arena accounts aren't necessary to join us, but both are free if you choose to make one.  Email afoote@handleyregional.org for questions.  This program series is sponsored by iHeart Media.   This is a virtual program with registration at https://www.handleyregional.org/maygamenight   

Over 200 Bonus Borrows of Movies, eBooks, TV, and More Available on Hoopla with Your Library Card

Hoopla Bonus Borrows are back from May 1 - 31! Choose from hundreds of titles in our Bonus Borrows collection. These Hoopla instant titles will not count against the 3 items per-month limit and include eBooks, movies, audiobooks, comics, and TV shows.  Start borrowing with your library card at www.hoopladigital.com

Community Resource Spotlight:  Learn a New Language with Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an online language learning tool that offers courses in Spanish, Polish, English, Mandarin, and over 70 other languages.   You can access this for free with your library card in our Digital Library at www.handleyregional.org

Watch the tutorial video and learn more at www.handleyregional.org/mangolanguages 

Upcoming Programs Virtual at @handleyregional on Facebook or Zoom (Unless Noted Otherwise).  See more details at www.handleyregional.org/events/upcoming

  • Middle Grade Book Spotlight 5/3 at 12PM
  • Teen Book Spotlight 5/3 at 1PM
  • May the 4th Be with You 5/4 at 4:30PM
  • Storytime & Puppets 5/5 at 11AM
  • Brown Bag with Books 5/5 at 12PM
  • STEAMworks on Facebook Live 5/5 at 4:30PM
  • After-Hours Game Night for Adults 5/8 at 6PM


For more information, contact the public relations department at mswain@handleyregional.org or visit the library website at www.handleyregional.org