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Hidden Gems of 2019

When it comes to the latest films, the library has them. The latest Marvel films? Check. Summer blockbusters? Check. But don’t forget about the smaller films. As a movie lover I enjoy discovering new and different things to watch, so this month I have some selections that caught me by surprise from last year. If you’re look...

Enjoy Food From Around The World

Now that days are short there's more time for inside activities. Cold weather makes a warm kitchen that much more enjoyable. Why not try a new dish? It used to be ingredients featured in international recipes were hard to come by. A surprising number of exotic spices and international flavorings are now available in our loc...

New Exhibit on Prohibition At Bowman Library

A travelling exhibit, the first in a series, will be coming to the Bowman Library on December 10th. On loan from the Library of Virginia, the exhibit is called Teetotalers & Moonshiners: Prohibition in Virginia, Distilled and consists of a series of informative banners on the Prohibition Era in Virginia from 1916 to 193...

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 ...

What to Read Next...Novelist

What to read? This age old question has new solutions. The library now subscribes to a feature called NoveList. NoveList can be reached from the HRLS homepage by hovering over “Research & Learn” then under “Subjects” click on “Reviews and Recommendations.”     Scroll down under the graphics and you...

Upcoming Events for Adults

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Introduction to Yoga

January 21, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Class Summary: Intro to yoga class is designed for anyone who has ever been curious about yoga, but has never known where to start. In a workshop style, participants will go over terms, breathing, and some gentle flow yoga. There will be props and...
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Writer's Circle

January 22, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Lower Lobby
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Calling writers of all genres Handley Library is hosting a writer's group. All levels of experience are welcome. Participants can be beginners or published authors. The format includes a period to write followed by a period to read manuscripts (optio...
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Help For Job Seekers

January 22, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Study Room #1
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Someone from NW Works will be at the library to meet one on one every 2nd and 4th Wednesday to help job seekers with the following: Help filling our an application Help with work skills Help finding job openings Help with ongoing support*...
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Genealogy Lunch Bunch

January 24, 2020
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Genealogy Lunch Bunch presented by Joan Wood, Archive Assistant. A time to share your successes and learn some new skills. Bring your own lunch and drink..  ...
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La Leche League Meeting

January 27, 2020
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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Writer's Circle

January 29, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Lower Lobby
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Calling writers of all genres Handley Library is hosting a writer's group. All levels of experience are welcome. Participants can be beginners or published authors. The format includes a period to write followed by a period to read manuscripts (optio...
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Indoor Plant Clinic

February 1, 2020
11:00am - 2:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Later winter is the perfect time to give your indoor plants a little love. Join the FREE Extension Master Gardeners Indoor Plant Clinic to learn how to take care of the plants you already have and go home with FREE easy-to-grow houseplants. Indoor...

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. 

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Writer's Circle

February 5, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: HL Lower Lobby
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Calling writers of all genres Handley Library is hosting a writer's group. All levels of experience are welcome. Participants can be beginners or published authors. The format includes a period to write followed by a period to read manuscripts (optio...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

La Leche League at Bowman Library

February 6, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room Reading Porch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Hangout, 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...