Adults

Handley Regional Library System's Adult Services staff provides support, guidance, and direction to help connect Library users with Library resources. From assisting patrons using our Digital Library to suggesting reading titles for fun or research, we strive to make the library experience beneficial and enjoyable. If you have questions, you can Email a Librarian.

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Happy National Pet Month

In celebration of pets, May is recognized as National Pet Month. It’s a wonderful time to show a little extra appreciation for our furry friends, and books are always a great resource for everything, including learning something fun about your pets!  In addition to learning from these books, you can also just enjo...

Family History Corner

Researching Common Surnames: May 2022 My last name is Smith.  I have been told that our ancestors changed our surname before immigrating to the United States from Poland.  I have hesitated to attempt any research because I feel like I truly have a generic name.  Would it even be possible to learn anythi...

Marvelous Us! Part III

In Marvelous Us! Part I and Part II we explored books related to our marvelous human bodies. Although popular culture over-emphasizes how our bodies may look, we often fail to appreciate how our bodies function. Whether or not you are happy with the way your body looks, the way it functions is truly marvelous. We take for g...

Family History Corner: Census Records

Census Records April 2022 This month I want to build on the past ideas that I have written about and hope that you are having some success.  I have suggested that those who are beginning their family history:                 1. Identify...