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Handley Regional Library

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One of the local shopkeepers suggested we stop by to see the library. We were blown away. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rockville, Maryland
Beautiful Public Library

I have always loved the Handley Regional Library. The architecture is incredible, the cleanliness... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Stephanie T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the local shopkeepers suggested we stop by to see the library. We were blown away. The architecture both on the outside and inside is beautiful. We spent some time just wandering around looking at all the nooks and crannies and that amazing dome.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I have always loved the Handley Regional Library. The architecture is incredible, the cleanliness of the facility is excellent, and the variety of books available is impressive. There is a huge children's section upstairs. They have many children's activities throughout the summer and they also...More

Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This place is so unique.Great selection of books to choose from.Nice reading areas and great kid activities.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Love this museum and grounds! We live close and it is a great place to spend a few hours reading in a quiet nook of the gardens!

Thank tinaliong7
Reviewed 6 August 2018

My family grew up in the area and bringing my daughters here is always nice. The basement has a lot of older yearbooks where they could see family members which was pretty neat.

Thank Brandy A
Reviewed 18 July 2018

If you are spending some time in downtown Winchester, stroll over and visit the Handley Library. Walk around and take in the exterior features then go inside and glance upward at the stained glass dome depicting ancient printer's marks then go through past the desk...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Incredible to see such a building among all the old colonial and Gothic revival style ones. We drove by, and our jaws dropped. Parked our car (most spaces are metered———- a quarter for 20 minutes), and after climbing some stairs, we were inside. You almost...More

5  Thank NYU62
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This place is worth the visit even if books aren't your thing. First, the architecture is amazing. The arches, winding staircases, and clerestory windows make this place beautiful and charming. And there's usually something going on...something theatrical, educational and fun. Chess tournaments, actors portraying characters...More

1  Thank Barry S
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Interesting building, impressive to visit. Old historic library in a lovely civil war era town. Important part of a tour of Winchester.

Thank Designs1
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing building; very professional & meticulous files, ledgers, books pre-civil war. Mother, found a plethora of knowledge on relations from 1750!! Children had a puppet show, puzzle, & books for me for a couple of hours. Was nice visiting.

Thank PeachTea18
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27 August 2018|
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They are open 10-8