Free Flu Shot and Health Screening

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Free. Open to the public. Walk-ins welcome. No Registration Required.

Tuesday, October 3rd

noon until 5 p.m.

Handley Library, Benham Gallery, lower level

Services offered during this event include screenings of:
blood glucose, blood pressure, and body mass index.

Free flu shots will be offered.

An optional cholesterol test will be offered for a fee of $10.00

Must be 18 years or older for testing.

This free to the public health screening is provided by
The Free Medical Clinic of The Northern Shenandoah Valley, Inc.

For more information contact: Todd Strader at 540-662-9041 Ext.19

Caravaggio: The Earthly and the Divine

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Join Art Historian Ben Glenn II for a two part lecture series on Caravaggio,

the renowned early Baroque painter known as a genius, heretic, and criminal.


Part 1

"A Cardinal Prodigy"

October 5 at 6:30 p.m.
Robinson Auditorium
Handley Library



Part 2

"Picturing Redemption"

October 12 at 6:30 p.m.
Robinson Auditorium
Handley Library

Library Card Sign-Up Month

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Take a selfie holding your Library Card and post it on our Facebook page.

Be sure to share your photo with your friends to encourage them to
sign up for their own Library Card.


Each Facebook Account that shares a photo will be entered to win $25 in Book Bucks.

Book Bucks can be used for cash value at the Fall Used Book Sale coming October 24-28 at Bowman Library.

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.
Walk on the famous glass floors and see 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:

June 17
July 5, 15
August 2, 19

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.

For WHAG story about the Handley Library tour, click here.

Get eBooks and more!

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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


Need help getting started?
Visit the Information Desk or
join us for our free "Meet Libby! eBook Workshop"

Libby is the one-tap app for getting and reading free library eBooks!








Programs for Grown Ups

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Library Card Sign up Month Special Events

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Programs for Kids and Teens

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Learn more about ALL our programs for kids from birth to age 17