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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...

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...

Just for the Health Of It

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 ...

Upcoming Events for Adults

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JustBirth Meeting

December 10, 2019
6:15pm - 7:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Children's Room Reading Porch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Workshops
Event Details:
Monthly educational meetings featuring a new topic and speaker each month. Ask questions, share information and resources, and explore the numerous birthing options in our community. Great for preconception, expecting parents, and postpartum. Nurslin...
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Job Seeker Workshop

December 12, 2019
5:00pm - 7:45pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
This workshop presented by NW Works includes a 30 minute presentation on: How to conduct an online job search How to apply for jobs online Resume' basics The presentation will be followed by a question and answer period. Staff will ...
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Shenandoah Dance Performance

December 12, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Families
Program Type: Music & Movement, Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
The Junior BFA choreography class will present their second evening of projects, 6 X 6, at the Handley Regional Library in downtown Winchester on Dec 12th 2019 at 7pm. This evening will showcase 11 new dances created by the students, using a 6 x 6 wo...
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Friday the 13th Game Night

December 13, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Film, Game Nights, Gaming
Event Details:
Set superstition aside and join us for some games! For Friday the 13th, we'll be breaking out our table top games and showing the original Friday the 13th movie in the Handley Library after hours. Games will be in the Benham Gallery and the movie ...
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Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
Blind Bombing tells a tale from World War II. On the eve of WWII, late in 1939, a top-secret gadget—the resonant cavity magnetron—was invented by two British scientists. Small enough to be held in the palm of a man’s hand, it was brought to the U....
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Apple Valley Ringers

December 15, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Families
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
*** Yes *** a Special Sunday Program Come and enjoy a concert given by the Apple Valley Ringers under the direction of Jacquetta Owen. This choir was formed several years ago and is comprised of hand bell choir members from five churches. These ta...
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Bull and Bear Club

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

December 19, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
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,...
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La Leche League Meeting

December 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...