Great Downloads & Streaming Options for the Whole Family

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Music, Music Videos, Movies, eBooks, Audiobooks, & More!
Great Downloadable & Streaming Options
for Everyone in the Family

Download (and keep) 5 free songs each week and
stream up to 3 hours per day using Freegal.

Read or listen to free eBooks and eAudiobooks from the
Blue Ridge Download Consortium through OverDrive.
Check out the Kids & Teens page


Drop-In Demos:

Tuesdays 4:30-6:00 PM @ Bowman Library starting January 10
See the Information Desk @ Handley Library

Workshops: (Registration required)

March 4 – 11:00 AM-12:30 PM @ Bowman Library
March 7 – 6:00-7:30 PM @ Bowman Library with Storycrafters
March 15 – 1:30-3:00 PM @ Handley Library


How Are We Achieving Our Mission?

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HRL Service Responses

A library that provides a COMMONS environment helps address the need of people to meet and interact with others in their community and to participate in public conversations about community issues.
• Meeting spaces
• Public spaces
• Provide a “place to be”

Community Referral:
A library that offers COMMUNITY REFERRAL addresses the need for information related to services provided by community agencies and organizations.
• Partnerships
• Cross promotions
• Provide space for outside agencies to conduct co-sponsored programs

Current Topics & Titles:
A library that provides CURRENT TOPICS & TITLES helps to fulfill community residents’ appetite for information about popular culture and social trends and their desire for satisfying recreational experiences.
• Popular materials
• Workshops & Programs
• Up to date technology

2017 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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Handley tours will take you behind the scenes to all floors of the library.
Learn about the architecture and history of the library.
See the famous glass floors and the well under the stage.

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:

January 4 & 21

February 1 & 18

March 1 & 18

April 5 & 15

Meet in the Rotunda for the tour.

The tours are free, but making reservations is helpful.

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

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