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Posted: August 24, 2013

The Winchester Star

Handley Library was a gift to Winchester from Judge John Handley. It celebrates 100 years of operation this week at the corner of Piccadilly and Braddock streets. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
James Dalton (from left), 8; Thomas Dalton, 8; Sarah Dalton, 12; Keith Dalton, 10; their grandmother, Elizabeth Minor; their mother, Julie Minor Dalton, and Elizabeth Dalton, 14, gather often at their “regular table” in the Children’s Room of Handley Library. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Elizabeth Dalton (left), 14, and her sister Sarah, 12, entertain their brother, Thomas, 8, with hand puppets while visiting the Children’s Room at the Handley Library. They visit the library often with grandmother, Winchester Mayor Elizabeth Minor. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)

Winchester — A library in the shape of a book that is a gift to the city --- sounds too good to be true, but not in Winchester.

Handley Library — whose shape resembles a standing open book (the…

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