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Your gifts of support to the library make it possible for us to expand collections, develop special classes and events for the public, and more. Thank you for thinking of the library and for helping us provide lifelong learning opportunities to our community.

Ways to Support

Online  - You can donate online with your credit card:
Fund for Operating Expenses:
Donate funds for Books and Materials
  • By mail -  Donations may be mailed to:  Handley Regional Library, P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604. No cash, please.
  • At a library location -Book donations are not currently being accepted at any location.
  • Memorial/Honorary donation - You may choose to remember a special person or celebrate a special occasion with your donation. A letter acknowledging your donation will be sent to the honoree or family of the person memorialized. Please include a request with your donation that includes the name of the honoree/person memorialized, the address to mail the acknowledgement, and note the donation is a memorial or honorary donation.
    • ​Mail the request and donation to: P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
    • Memorial/honorary donations may be dropped off at any Handley Regional Library location.

  • Other ways to donate to the library:

    Handley Regional Library Endowment Fund (formerly Funds for Books)

    When you make a donation or bequest to the Endowment Fund, you’re giving a gift that can be opened again and again. Donations of any amount are welcome. Donors who give $5,000 or more will have their names placed on the donor plaque at Handley Library and Bowman Library. Interest from the Endowment augments book and material purchases every year, no matter if state funding is up or down. In some years these funds have equaled up to 25% of the entire book and materials budget.  All donations to the Endowment Fund are fully tax deductible.Tax ID 54-1799279

    Mail checks payable to HRL Endowment Fund and mail to:

    Endowment Fund
    Handley Regional Library
    P. O. Box 58
    Winchester, VA 22604

    Used Book Sales

    Shop our Used Book Sales! Any proceeds from our sales go right back into the library.

    Donate gently used items at Donation Days! Dates for 2024 are June 4 & 5August 24, September 28, and November 9.. Please review guidelines for donations before bringing items to the library. Email with questions.


    Donate a portion of your Virginia state tax refund

    Voluntary Contributions to be made from your refund. You may voluntarily donate all or part of your tax refund to the Library’s Endowment Fund. You may contribute even if you owe a tax balance or if you wish to donate more than your expected refund.

    Enter the contribution code 207101 and amount you are donating on Line 23 of your 760 Virginia state tax form.

    Friends of Handley Regional Library

    Joins the Friends of Handley Regional Library. The Friends of HRLS is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization that fundraises and provides support for the library. Join here.


    For donations of stock, property, art or other assets, please contact the Library Director at (540) 662-9041, ext. 14.