Upcoming Events

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Winchester's Musical Heritage Event

August 24, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Join us in celebrating Winchester’s 275th Anniversary by recognizing and remembering one of Winchester’s own- the country music legend, Patsy Cline.   Tracey Wygal will pay tribute to this local iconic voice on August 24th at 2pm in the beautifu...

Trivia Night!

September 3, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Clarke County
Library Branch: Clarke County
Room: CCL Barns @ Rosehill
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Clarke County Library and the CCHA team together to bring you live trivia. Categories include history, literature, movies, science, and more. This is a free event, and refreshments are available. ...

La Leche League Meeting

September 5, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshops
Event Details:
Join us for an informal conversation about breastfeeding. An accredited Leader will be present to facilitate mother-to-mother sharing of information and to clarify LLL philosophy. All pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and children are welcome. Pleas...

Later in the Library: Books, Bingo and Beer!

September 6, 2019
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Summer Reading Program, Game Nights, Gaming
Event Details:
Registration Opens August 26th! FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Schedule of Events 6 to 8 ……….WINC FM On-Site 6:30…………..Doors Open 7:00…………..Event Starts 7:00…………..Bingo Session #1 7:30……….….Bingo Session #2 8:00……….….Adult Summer Reading Pro...

Disclaimer(s)

While we do allow professional photography inside the property of Handley Regional Library System, we do ask that we are notified ahead of time of photoshoots at 540.662.9041 x 25.  Photography activities may be limited to specific areas due to reserved use and cannot impede any patron activity using the library. 

Winchester Arts & Music Festival Opening Day

September 7, 2019
11:00am - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium + Benham Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Saturday, September 7th  11.00am-12.00pm — opening of the first part of the festival at Handley Library's Benham Gallery and Robinson Auditorium 12.00pm-2.00pm — Story-Telling Theatre - seminar and workshop presented by Vicky Ryles and Mar...

Genealogy Lunch Bunch

September 13, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Sponsored by the Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, the Genealogy Lunch Bunch is an easy and friendly way to discuss with like-minded people our successes, frustrations and tips as we try to get to the next step in our genealogical progression. It doesn't ma...

Downton Abbey Tea Candle Workshop

September 14, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY Workshops, Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
We are ready for the Downton Abbey movie to come out and to prepare come join us to make Tea Cup Candles. Tea, coffee, and refereshments will be served. All materials will be provided. Free and open to the public. For Adults 18 and above. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Programs, events, and daily happenings sponsored by Handley Regional Library System may be photographed or recorded.  Attendance at any sponsored program, event or general library use constitutes the consent of all attendees and the consent of the parents or legal guardians of any minor children in attendance, to the future broadcast, publication, and other use of photography or videos at the sole direction of Handley Regional Library System.

While we do allow professional photography inside the property of Handley Regional Library System, we do ask that we are notified ahead of time of photoshoots at 540.662.9041 x 25.  Photography activities may be limited to specific areas due to reserved use and cannot impede any patron activity using the library. 

Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
How did the Civil War, emancipation, and Reconstruction shape the masculinity of white Confederate veterans? As James J. Broomall shows, the crisis of the war forced a reconfiguration of the emotional worlds of the men who took up arms for the South....

Tech Tuesday - Windows 10

September 17, 2019
11:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Take out the garbage and learn Windows 10 Join us for Tech Tuesdays with George Williams from Senior Technology Services. The topic this Tuesday is Windows 10. Learn how to clean up, speed up, and protect your PC. Plus the basics of Windows 10 ...

Bull and Bear Club

September 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshops

Conversation Partners

September 19, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bilingual
Event Details:
Are you learning a language and need to practice having conversations? Come to the library and chat with a native speaker! Practice language skills in a casual and judgement-free environment. Whether your second language is English or something else,...

Conservation: In Your Watershed & In Your Backyard

September 19, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Sponsored by the Lord Fairfax Soil and Water Conservation District. (LFSWCD) Conservation: In Your Watershed & In Your Backyard Presentation Outline: Agricultural Conservation Programs Urban Stormwater Control and Conservation Progr...

Winchester Arts & Music Festival part 2

September 20, 2019
10:30am - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium + Benham Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Friday, September 20th  10.00am-10.30am — opening of the second part of the festival - Benham Gallery and Lower Lobby at the Handley Library  10.30am-11.00am — opening of the visual arts exhibition — Insights: The Healing Power of Art...

Winchester Arts & Music Festival

September 21, 2019
10:30am - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium + Benham Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Saturday, September 21st 10.30am-11.00am — reception by Fellowship of the Sip — Benham Gallery at the Handley Library 11.00am-12.00pm — second opening of the visual arts exhibition with artistic dialogue continued and presentation of the organi...

La Leche League Meeting

September 23, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Adults, Families
Event Details:
Are you breastfeeding or thinking about it? Are you expecting and have questions? Talk with others, share experiences, and find out more about breastfeeding and its benefits. Babies, siblings, and partners welcome.  No registration ne...

Tech Tuesday - Android devices

September 24, 2019
11:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
All Things Android Join us for Tech Tuesdays with George Williams from Senior Technology Services. The topic this Tuesday is All Things Android – smart phones and tablets. This week, George will be joined by Android expert and Sprint Branch Manage...

10 Signs Everyone Should Know : Deaf Awareness Week

September 25, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Donna Day, deaf herself, is an ASL Professional and has been teaching since 2003. Donna will teach you the basics of what you should know in your daily communications. We will learn a bit about facial grammar, proper eye movements and non-manual mark...
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
1455 A Place for Writers Author Series at Handley Library continues with Ronnie Citron-Fink, who will read from her book True Roots: What Quitting Hair Dye Taught Me about Health and Beauty. Ronnie is a writer, editor and educator. She is the editori...

Book Drop-Off Morning

September 28, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Age Group: Adults, Families
Program Type: Book Sales
Event Details:
Donations taken for Fall Used Book Sale ...

Edible Banned Books Festival

September 28, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Children, Teens (12+), Adults, Families
Event Details:
Enter this baking competition to fight for your right to read during Banned Book Week.  *Registration required. ...

Tech Tuesday - Apple devices

October 1, 2019
11:00am - 12:30pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
All Things Apple Join us for Tech Tuesdays with George Williams from Senior Technology Services. The topic this Tuesday is All Things Apple – iPhones and iPads. This week, George will be joined by Apple OS expert and Sprint Branch Manager Thomas R...

Trivia Night!

October 1, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Clarke County
Library Branch: Clarke County
Room: CCL Barns @ Rosehill
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Clarke County Library and the CCHA team together to bring you live trivia. Categories include history, literature, movies, science, and more. This is a free event, and refreshments are available. ...

La Leche League Meeting

October 3, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshops
Event Details:
Join us for an informal conversation about breastfeeding. An accredited Leader will be present to facilitate mother-to-mother sharing of information and to clarify LLL philosophy. All pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and children are welcome. Pleas...
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium + Benham Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
This event is hosted by Preservation of Historic Winchester With special thanks to the Friends of the Handley Library and the National Trust for Historic Preservation   Please join us for a book talk by Thompson M. Mayes, Chief Legal Of...

AAUW - Candidate's Forum

October 5, 2019
10:30am - 1:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium + Benham Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
The Winchester Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the Friends of Handley Regional Library are co-sponsoring a Candidates’ Forum for candidates who are running for the Virginia House of Delegates from the 10th, 29th, and...