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Handley Regional Library

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Picadilly St, Winchester, VA
+1 540-662-9041
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Beautiful library....

A beautiful library in a beautiful little historical town. I love the idea of the reading... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TRacy P
Houghton Lake Heights, mi
Interesting Historical building

The building is somewhat small but well known for its architecture. It also has many interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
McLean, Virginia
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Picadilly St, Winchester, VA
+1 540-662-9041
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful library in a beautiful little historical town. I love the idea of the reading garden....this is a must see for readers and researchers.

Thank TRacy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is somewhat small but well known for its architecture. It also has many interesting holdings-- books, DVDs, magazines.There are several reading rooms --all of which were in use the day we visited.

Thank 416edb
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like beautiful buidlings and libraries so I made sure to stop in. It is quite pretty and wish I had a library like this in my own hometown. I expected the interior to be a bit more spectacular but it was quite nice. I'd...More

Thank viajero5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My children love books and I enjoy taking my children to the library... this library is neat for it's age and architecture but not real child friendly.

Thank Sherwin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This library is well worth a trip if you are visiting Winchester. Get to know the history of the Handley Library and see some beautiful architecture. Still a working library and is enjoyed by the local residents. The friendly staff is always anxious to tell...More

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed June 15, 2017

I was doing research in the archives and the staff could not have been more helpful. Take a sweater though.

Thank FarangYai
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Only on street parking. Helpful staff. Went for genealogy information. Can be confusing, but just ask.

Thank barb5766
Reviewed May 25, 2017

This wonderful building has an outstanding collection of family histories. One specific book is there that is out of print and unavailable to purchase in print. We were pleased to read through some of it.

Thank Saluki66686
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Handley is a terrific library in downtown Winchester. This ancient building does not have the most orthodox layout but it certainly adds character. The library has a large collection of books, DVDs and audio books. Also it is affiliated with two other nearby libraries and...More

Thank jrh825
Reviewed May 11, 2017

This library is so unique and has so much character! From the outside with the large front doors to the spiral staircase and wooden stairs inside, it is a must visit. This library kept the original building feel and is a great place to explore....More

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