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Handley Library

Handley Building Exterior

Contact Us

Address:
100 W. Piccadilly St. Winchester, VA 22601

Direction: Google Maps

Phone: (540) 662-9041

Fax: (540) 662-9053

Branch Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 10 AM - 8 PM

Friday and Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: Closed

Stewart Bell, Jr. Archives Hours: 

Please note, the Archives closes for lunch daily from 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM.

Monday - Tuesday: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Wednesday: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Thursday - Saturday: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Sunday: Closed

Blog Entries

Sensory Bag

Handley Branch Enhancing Accessibility for Patrons with Sensory Needs

Posted on:
Cheryl Nakagawa

Handley Library branch has achieved KultureCity® Certification as a Sensory InclusiveTM space. This certification marks a significant step forward in the library's commitment to providing an inclusive environment for all patrons, including those with sensory processing needs.

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Upcoming Events

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Toddler Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Enjoy an early literacy program for active toddlers focused on developmental skills consisting of stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and more. Then, stay and play while meeting new community members.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Outdoor Explorers Camp

10:30am - 12:00pm
Handley Library
Registration
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Nature, Reading Program, Story Sharing, Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshops & Camps
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

In this camp, friends will explore nature through early learning and discovery play! Please wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty in. Ages 3-6 with caregivers. Register with the participating child's name only.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Family History Hunters

12:30pm - 2:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:

Family History Hunters is an informal meeting for genealogists of all levels of experience.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Dance Party

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: Music & Movement
Event Details:

Join us for an interactive dance and sing-along program. Meet the puppets afterwards!  All Ages.

 

 

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Spanish Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Families
Program Type: Story Sharing, Storytimes
Event Details:

Enjoy an early literacy program for all ages in the family that is presented primarily in Spanish. Focused on developmental and school readiness skills consisting of stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and more.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

LEGO Club

11:00am - 12:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11, Families
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Get your brick on in this weekly building challenge. Program is intended for all ages.