Handley Regional Library System and the Friends of the Handley Regional Library announce their annual meeting with special speaker Christine A. Patrick, owner of independent book store, Winchester Book Gallery. Members of the Friends and the general public may attend the meeting on May 15th at 7 PM at Handley Library in Winchester for free. Christine will share her thoughts on community support that libraries and booksellers offer while meeting the primary goal of literacy. The meeting is also designed to celebrate the successful year of used book sales and other initiatives designed by the Friends that help fund programs and services at all 3 libraries within Handley Regional Library System.
About the Speaker
Christine is an independent bookseller in Winchester providing opportunities for thought provoking reflection and humor every day. As the owner/manager of the 48 year old Winchester Book Gallery and bookkeeper for 7 year old Skyline Indie Film Fest, Christine works hard to deliver the Shenandoah Valley opportunities for literacy, education, art and discovery.
Christine is a member of the Old Town Winchester Business Association and the Kiwanis Club of Old Town. She completed a bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies at DePaul University. She and her husband, Brian Patrick, have two children and live in Winchester.