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Three things to know about eBooks and Audiobooks through the library.

The Handley Regional Library System has a large collection of downloadable audiobooks and eBooks available through the Blue Ridge Download Consortium. Browse thousands of titles from anywhere. Take advantage of curated lists or search for your favorite author. Then check it out just like you would at the library The Adul...

5 Ways the Library Can Help You Learn a Language

Learning a language can open all kinds of doors, from new friendships to new careers. If you’re looking to learn a new language or practice language skills, the library has your back. From physical materials for check out to online databases and learning apps, we have a wide selection to meet your individual goals and prefe...

Finding your next great read

Are you looking for your next great read? Visit our Information Desks to ask for one of our free Recommended Reading Guides and get staff tips and tricks on making the most of a catalog search. Plus, here are four great tools to help you find just the right title. NoveList: Novelist helps you determine what yo...

Upcoming Events for Adults

Archives Activity

June 28, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Archives staff arranging for 40th anniversary. ...

Outdoor Movie: Breakfast at Tiffany's

June 28, 2019
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Summer Reading Program, Film
Event Details:
Come join us for our 2019 Book to Screen Outdoor Movie Series as part of our Adult Summer Reading Program, It’s Showtime at Your Library! There will be three outdoor movies, two at Bowman Library and one at Handley Library (the schedule is listed bel...

E-cycling at the Library

June 29, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Sales
Event Details:
Saturday, June 29 from 9:00 AM to Noon in the parking lot at Bowman Library, you can bring your computer and electronic items to be recycled.                  &...

Trivia Night!

July 2, 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. ...

Joint Archives Committee Meeting

July 8, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Meeting of the Joint Archives Committee ...

Shenandoah Valley Tapestry Group

July 9, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Handley Library
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Benham Gallery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
People involved with the Shenandoah Valley Tapestry Project will meet to discuss future activities.  ...

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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.

JustBirth Meeting

July 9, 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...
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Shannon Bennett & Brianne Kirkpatrick, Authors,Genetic Genealogists and Lecturers will present their new book The DNA Guide for Adoptees. How to use Genealogy and Genetics to Uncover Your Roots, Connect with Your Biological Family, and Better Und...
Library Branch: Handley Library
Room: Handley Robinson Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performances & Lectures
Event Details:
1455 A Place for Writers Author Series at Handley Library continues with Cindy Ross, who will read from her latest book The World is our Classroom.  Cindy had her formal education in Fine Arts Painting, attending the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine...