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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.
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
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
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
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
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.