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Handley Regional Library

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Address: Picadilly St, Winchester, VA
Phone Number: 5406629041
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Wow Wow Wow!

That was my reaction the whole time there. This old library renovated in 2007 is one of the most beautiful buildings around both inside and out. There are so many rooms and levels... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Jacob D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

That was my reaction the whole time there. This old library renovated in 2007 is one of the most beautiful buildings around both inside and out. There are so many rooms and levels to check out that you can easily spend hours there. The kids section is huge and very clean. If you're a history buff, specifically the civil war... More 

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Thank Jacob D
Mesa, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This library is AMAZING! If I lived in Winchester I would spend hours in this building every day. The building is awesome, and its full of books!! So awesome!

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Thank Cheryl M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Handley Library is a truly beautiful structure, built with funds left for its construction by John Handley, who also left funds to build the magnificent John Handley High School. This library is not only beautiful to look at, there are books and programs for all ages and interests! I highly recommend a visit here!

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Thank debrad225
Winchester, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Handley Regional Library in the middle of Old Town Winchester is like stepping back in time to a more civilized era. It has all the modern amenities in a gorgeous old building. Kids programs, on-line accounts, and an ancestral search program.

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Thank h0lly99
Winchester, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful facility in old town Winchester, VA that houses great referrence materials, good meeting spaces, and a very helpful staff.

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Thank STEVE C
Edinburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice staff and what a beautiful building. Both interior and exterior. This is not your typical library. Be prepared to be wowed when you enter.

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Thank Bigfoot424
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Wow! This library is the best architectural design I have personally experienced. Whether you live in Winchester or are traveling through, it is a must do experience on your journey. Marvel at the curvature of the staircase and the finest details on the center ceiling. Enjoy the nooks and crannies of this antique space.

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Thank VeggieforLife
Winchester, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Love that this is my library now! Sure beats all those big box libraries that are a dime a dozen. They have the same things inside computers and getting my card set up was so easy. The staff behind the desk gave me a info sheet and a little tour. I love going here all the time it's such a... More 

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Thank Evelynne19
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is probably the most gorgeous library I have ever seen! It is beautiful from the outside and even more so from the inside. Stop in the library store and pick up a leaflet which explains what is in each room. The dome is absolutely beautiful and the architecture is amazing. Definitely make this a stop if visiting Winchester!

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Thank Christine F
Front Royal, VA, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

A great place to do research and learn about the City current things as well. Well maintained. Great design to building.

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