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Horror Films for Halloween

October is that time of year where I find myself watching mostly horror movies. While I never used to consider myself a horror fan, over the years I’ve discovered there are many different types of horror films. Not all horror movies have to be just frightening or disturbing. Some can be rather fun and entertaining. With Aut...

Health and Wellness at the Library

October is Health Literacy Month. This makes it the perfect time to discover how the library can help you stay healthy and live well.  Join us for Just For The Health of It. And check out these great resources to help you live your best. Magazines and eMagazines A wealth of content is waiting for you. Most know w...

Fun Had at American Sign Language Workshop

Bowman Library was delighted to host Donna Day from Access Independence as part of Deaf Awareness week for our Top 10 Signs Everyone Should Know Workshop. The attendees had a great time learning about American Sign Language, facial expressions, ASL Grammar, and even playing a game. Participants had fun practicing the signs ...

The End of A Successful Adult Summer Reading Program!

Thank you everyone for your participation in this years Adult Summer Reading Program! We had the best year yet and can't wait until next time! Friday night we hosted our Later In the Library: Books, Bingo, and Beer at Bowman Library where we welcomed 90 attendees to our Summer Reading Program Finale . The event included ...

5 Reasons it’s a Great Time to be a Nerd at the Library

Your local library is making it easier than ever to geek! We all know it can be hard to find our people and even harder to keep up with our favorite fandoms on a budget. Now the library is expanding our collections, not just for teens, but for adults too. Keep an eye on our catalog for our ever-expanding collection of gam...

Upcoming Events for Adults

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Small Space Living Series: Organization

October 24, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Chuck Lehrer from ClutterTroopers will be joining us for our Small Space Living Series to talk about organization for Small Living Spaces. This series is geared toward young adults who live in a small apartment or share a space with roommates and old...

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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. 

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Writing your Story-Memoirs that Sell!

October 26, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Clarke County
Library Branch: Clarke County
Room: CCL Barns @ Rosehill
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances & Lectures, Workshops
Event Details:
Many of us try to make sense of what we have lived. We also have the urge to write. This seminar offers you the fundamentally important skills to help you write your memoir-whether just for yourself, your family, or for publication. David Hazard i...
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La Leche League Meeting

October 28, 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...
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Just For The Health of It

October 29, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Event Details It's Wellness Day at the Library. Health and safety organizations from our community will be on hand to demonstrate what they have to offer and answer questions. Flu vaccines* provided by the Sinclair Health Clinic will ...
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Tech Tuesday: Apple devices (part 2)

October 29, 2019
11:30am - 1:00pm
Bowman Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
The Apple OS experts from Sprint will back for All Thing Apple, Part 2. This Tech Tuesday will move beyond the basics for iPhones and iPads.  Afterwards, there will be time for answering your questions. Don't forget to bring your device. Free...
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NAACP Donation Day

October 29, 2019
2:00pm - 7:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Help record and preserve more of the important NAACP history for the Winchester area.Nobody can tell your story like you can! Bring in some cherished NAACP photos or memorabilia. Items will be scanned and then returned to you. Forev...
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Halloween Game Night

October 30, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Game Nights
Event Details:
Looking to start the Halloween fun early? Spend a night with our new horror-themed board games for adults! We'll have our entire game collection on offer and a spooky D&D session that anyone can join. Ages 18+ Costumes welcome! ...
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Alzheimer's Workshop

November 2, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium + Benham Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Alzheimer’s Workshop Hosted by Hilltop, Inspirit Senior Living November 2,2019   10:30am-12:30pm Located at Handley Library 100 W. Piccadilly St. Winchester, VA 22601 Topics: The importance exercise and hydration play on ...
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Trivia Night!

November 5, 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. ...