Friends Washington DC Bus Trip

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New Storytime!

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Click to register! Must register for each storytime session.

Join us for a NEW storytime at Handley Library on Saturdays at 11:30am.

We meet weekly for stories, rhymes, movement, and play in a closed off space with sensitive light and sound.

For questions, please contact Katie Moss, Youth Services Supervisor at


Handley Harvest Hoedown

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Who's ready for a hoedown? Join us on Monday, October 15th from 4:30-6:30pm for the 11th annual fall celebration with stories, songs, a puppet show and other activities for all, including Face Paint with Rachel! Children can dress in costumes! This is an event you don't want to miss! 


Click HERE to say you are 'going' to our Facebook Event!

Star Wars Reads Day

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Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character and enjoy the fun at Bowman Library!

Hear Star Wars stories, join a light saber battle, and enjoy Star Wars treats.


Book Drop Off at Bowman & Handley

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Bring your donations to Bowman or Handley Libraries between 9 am and noon.  There will be volunteers to help take your books, CDs, DVDs, electronc games, and sheet music. Your donations will become part of the Friends of HRL Fall Used Book Sale beginning October 16th at beautiful Bowman Library. We will not be accepting donations during the book sale.

RSVP to Event on Facebook

Winchester Art & Music Festival

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Health Screenings

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The Handley Regional Library system is hosting two free on-site health screenings
provided by the Sinclair Health Clinic.


The first screening will be held at the Handley branch in downtown Winchester
on September 27 in the Benham Gallery.

The second screening will be held at the Bowman branch off Tasker Road in Frederick County
October 2 in the Meeting Room. 

Both screenings will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Members of the public ages 18 and over may get a free flu shot* and
screenings of blood glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, and health education.

*Flu shots are available at no cost for those not having insurance. A Cholesterol test is also available for a fee of $15.00 cash.


For more information contact Todd Strader at (540) 662-9041 ext. 18
or The Sinclair Clinic at 540.536.1680