Great Resources for Students

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Online Resources for Students & Other Inquiring Minds

Lands & People –
ALL AGES. Database from Scholastic focuses on countries, cultures and world events. Includes world newspapers, encyclopedia, atlas, almanac, games and quizzes, AND a culture cross.

Testing & Education Reference Center --
HIGH SCHOOL & UP.  Free test prep eBooks, online courses, and practice tests that cover most high school through graduate school level exams, including ASVAB, SAT, and GED. Career tools, such as advice on resumes, cover letters, and other practices, can aid job seekers.

CQ Researcher –
ALL AGES.  Authoritative source with full text comprehensive, in-depth reports on current events such as drug abuse, energy, climate change, immigration, and health care reform. Easy to use. Addresses issues within historical, political, and social contexts.

Mango Languages –
ALL AGES.  Learn a new language at your own pace with this interactive tool. Over 60 languages including Spanish, French, German, & Italian, as well as ESL instruction. Available as website and/or Mango app.

To view and access these and other online resources available through your library, click here.

For login information for a particular online resource, contact the librarian via email or call 540-869-9000 x203 or 540-662-9041 x19.

2017 Clarke Book Club

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Bring your lunch and a friend! All are welcome.

Join us at the Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville for the library's monthly book club.

The 'Brown Bag and Books' club meets the first Thursday of every month at noon.

For more information, contact Laurine at Clarke County Library: 540-955-5190.

Brown Bag with Books:  Feb 2017 – June 2017

Feb 2nd: My Brilliant Friend  by Elana Ferrante

Mar 2nd: When Breath Becomes Air  by Paul Kalanithi

Apr 6th: The Underground Railroad  by Colson Whitehead

May 4th: A Man Called Ove  by Fredrik Backman

Jun 1st: Wesley the Owl  by Stacey O’Brien


Take A Tour

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Library staff members and volunteers will give tours of Handley Library

First Wednesday (6:30 p.m.) and the third Saturday (1 p.m.) of each month

Meet in the Rotunda for the tour.

Learn about the architecture and history of the library.

See the famous glass floors and the well under the stage.

Handley tours will take you behind the scenes to all floors of the library.

The tours are free, but making reservations is helpful.

To make reservations or for more information, call 540 662-9041, ext. 11.

November 2 & 19

December 7 & 17

ReferenceUSA for businesses & more...

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New service: Ideal for small business owners & entrepreneurs

ReferenceUSA is a leading provider of business and consumer research. Use ReferenceUSA to research the competition and your potential market, including conducting a search of similar businesses in an area defined by you.

The database contains 44 million businesses, with records updated monthly, providing the most accurate data possible. Search by company name, business type, location, and more.

To use ReferenceUSA, visit any Handley Regional Library location to create a personal account to save your searches and search criteria.

For more information, contact Adult Services Division Head Adrienne Davis at or call 540-869-9000 ext. 212.