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Handley Regional Library

Picadilly St, Winchester, VA
+1 540-662-9041
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What an architectural jewel! Antique glass floors, significant historical artifacts and maps. We... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
LivinLookinUp
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Winchester, United States
The Most Beautiful Library You'll Ever Visit

Handley Regional Library is one of the most beautiful buildings - outside and in - that I've ever... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
CallMeGeorge
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Winchester, Virginia
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Picadilly St, Winchester, VA
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"beautiful building"
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"reading room"
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"spiral staircase"
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"beaux arts building"
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"glass floor"
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"original building"
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"outstanding collection"
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"research room"
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"architectural gem"
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"national register of historic places"
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"main floor"
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"street parking"
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"worth a trip"
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"downtown winchester"
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

What an architectural jewel! Antique glass floors, significant historical artifacts and maps. We stumbled across a person who had worked there for a while and she took the time to show us a few significant details to this stunning building. Will go back to check...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Handley Regional Library is one of the most beautiful buildings - outside and in - that I've ever been to (and it's right here at home!). The parking is a little tough - mostly metered - but it's worth the hassle. The historical reverence you...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

I checked out a few books and used their computer for map quest directions. The friendly lady at the desk took the time to explain how the printer would work at her desk.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I travel a lot and use "Books on Dvd's" to help pass the time on the road. The library has many titles to choose from, many off the best sellers list within a year. I also get Dvd's from movies and documentaries. They have a...More

Thank csaduck
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

The library is very large with 3 stories. There is a full floor for children's books and they have story time. The ladies at the book check are friendly and helpful.

Thank Ryanne B
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

This building is truly special and unexpected in a small town setting. If you are into architecture you will truly love this craftsmanship.

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Stop there at a recent trip to Winchester. This is an amazing building, in excellent condition. I would recommend stopping in to visit it if you are in the area.

Thank RalphK328
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This historical building is worth going into in Winchester just to look at the architecture. And the added bonus is they have books!!

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I have never seen such a beautiful place it's so beautiful the stair cases going up to the second floor just so unique the people were quiet the workers were very helpful a beautiful place in the heart of old town winchester va just so...More

Thank Kathy I
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Old Town Winchester is a wonderful walking mall with restaurants and neat stores, surrounded by cool historic attractions like the Old Handley library. Like the courthouse and several other sites its free to go in. It has been upgraded but retains its original charm. Nearby...More

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