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Staunton Public Library to host book launch of thriller novel set in Staunton

The Friends of the Staunton Library will host a book launch and signing for the latest release by award-winning thriller author Brad Parks from 7 to 9 p.m., March 6 at Bedlam Brewing, 2303 N. Augusta St.


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Sunday hours to resume at the Staunton Public Library

After a seven-year hiatus, Sunday hours will resume at the Staunton Public Library at 1 p.m., Sept. 13. The Library will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. each following Sunday through May 22, 2016.


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June events at the Waynesboro Public Library

The Waynesboro Public Library has a busy month of June planned.


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100 years and counting: Change is the constant at the Waynesboro Public Library

Zahir Mahmoud has been on the staff at the Waynesboro Public Library for 26 years, but he was still a rookie when he was tasked in 1990 with the responsibility of overseeing the library’s move toward automation.


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Augusta County Library hosts series on researching family history

The Augusta County Library will host a three-part series that will provide an Introduction to Genealogy on Saturdays, March 7, 14 and 21 at 10 a.m.


Come party at the Staunton Public Library!

The Staunton Public Library will celebrate its 20th anniversary at 1 Churchville Avenue on Saturday, January 24, from 2-4 pm.


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James Madison University calendar: Jan. 16-25

Campus events and activities at James Madison University.


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Public notice ads are a thing of the past: And yet, they’re here to stay?

Legislation proposed by Staunton Republican Del. Dickie Bell would give local governments in Virginia flexibility in advertising public notices outside current requirements to pay to publish the notices in local newspapers.


Charlottesville author brings War and Peace to life for American readers

You hear the words War and Peace, and you’re likely to think: long, too long. The classic Russian novel, by Leo Tolstoy, is long, at 1,500 pages, divided into 365 chapters.


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Virginia Historical Society Programs Calendar 2015

The 2015 calendar of events at the Virginia Historical Society.


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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library announces winter hours

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum announced this week that it will be open for interpretive tours of Woodrow Wilson’s birthplace, self-guided tours through the museum and the period garden, and the President’s Shop.


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Woodrow Wilson birthday celebration in Staunton

On the evening of December 28, 1856 in the Presbyterian Manes at the corner of North Coalter St. and Frederick St. in Staunton, Virginia, Thomas Woodrow Wilson was born.


Cancer discovery: Compounds found to block key cancer driver

Researchers have identified promising compounds to inhibit a key driver of many forms of the disease, including lung, prostate, colon, bladder and pancreatic cancer.


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JMU Time and Place Calendar: Oct. 17-26

Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs. For the dates Oct. 17-26, 2014.


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Remembering the Shenandoah Valley’s muley cows and cattle drives

The Middlebrook Library Station will host a free program called Muley Cows and Mutton Soup at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 16. Part of the Middlebrook Living History Series, the lecture will feature noted local historian Nancy Sorrells.


Augusta County Library events celebrate the fall season

To celebrate the arrival of fall, the Augusta County Library is hosting free Saturday events throughout the county.


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JMU Calendar of Events: Oct. 10-19

Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs.


Documentary on WWII prisoner of war camp in Virginia to debut Nov. 1

The documentary “In This Land: The Camp Lyndhurst Saga” will premiere on Saturday, November 1st at The Waynesboro Public LIbrary. This new feature documentary, from local independent film group Alpha Vision Films, explores a little known and fascinating chapter in Virginia history.


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JMU Calendar of Events: Oct. 3-12

Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs. For the dates Oct. 3-12, 2014.


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JMU Calendar of Events: October 2014

October 2014 Calendar of Events at James Madison University.


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JMU Time and Place: Sept. 19-24

Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs.


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JMU Calendar of Events: Sept. 12-21

Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs. For the dates Sept. 12-21, 2014.


Waynesboro Public Library now accepting credit cards

Waynesboro Public Library will be able to accept credit cards, debit cards, and electronic checks through Paymentus starting Monday, September 8.


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James Madison University events schedule: Sept. 5-14

Campus events and activities at James Madison University.


Share agriculture resources with your favorite teacher, school

While back-to-school shopping this year, don’t forget your favorite teacher or school.


Waynesboro Public Library: September 2014 Calendar of Events

Waynesboro Public Library schedule for September 2014.


EMU alum Kate Baer’s blog on motherhood goes viral

One late night in early August, Kate Baer, EMU ’07, received the email that every writer hopes for. This one was from an editor at the Huffington Post, asking for permission to share Baer’s recent blog post, “When You Are Tightly Wound.”


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CIT GAP Funds invests in PhosImmune

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced this week that it closed an investment in PhosImmune, a Charlottesville-based clinical-stage biotechnology company developing therapeutic cancer vaccines.


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ALZPossible.org helps Virginians find information on dementia

The AlzPossible website, alzpossible.org, has a new look aimed at helping professional caregivers in Virginia with updated information on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.


Augusta County Library expands services

Returning books to the Augusta County Library just got easier. Thanks to a partnership with Blue Ridge Community College, county library users can now return items to the Houff Library or its book return on the Weyers Cave campus.


Waynesboro Public Library: August 2014 Calendar of Events

Events on the schedule at the Waynesboro Public Library in August 2014.


Mariners’ Museum renames Lake Maury

The Mariners’ Museum Board of Trustees has passed a resolution renaming its venerable, 167-acre Lake Maury. The lake’s name is now Loch Maury.


EMU historical library sees leadership transition

On July 1, Simone Horst became the special collections librarian of the Menno Simons Historical Library at Eastern Mennonite University.


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Area libraries to host Teen Comic Con

Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro Libraries are partnering to host a Comic Con for teens July 10 through 12. The free event will change location each day and will feature art and costume contests, anime screenings, exhibits and and food.


Waynesboro Public Library: July 2014 Calendar

Calendar of events for programs and activities at the Waynesboro Public Library.


Winners announced in Augusta County Library Teen Art Show

The Augusta County Library recognized the winners of its first annual Teen Art Show at a reception on Friday, June 27 at the Fishersville Library. The show includes drawings, paintings, sculptures and mixed media works by local artists ranging in age from 11 to 18 years.


Genealogy Roundtable explores Civil War ancestors

The Augusta County Library will host the first in a series of Genealogy Roundtables at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 28 at the Fishersville Library.


Entries sought for Teen Art Show at Augusta County Library

The Augusta County Library is seeking entries for a Teen Art Show. Artists ages 11 to 18 may submit up to two original works of 2-D or 3-D art for inclusion in a juried show.


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Augusta County Library event celebrates Flag Day

At 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 14, Augusta County Library will celebrate Flag Day with Flags on Tour at the Fishersville Library.


Waynesboro Library assistant director pens book on Jonestown

Jonestown: A Novel by Waynesboro Public Library’s Assistant Director, Ryan Roy, is the author’s first published novel, and he will be speaking about it at the library on June 12 at 7:00 p.m.


Waynesboro Public Library: June 2014 Schedule

The calendar of events at the Waynesboro Public Library in June 2014.


Waynesboro Public Library to play Hollywood Squares with local celebs

When was the current Waynesboro Public Library building built? What was the original title of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury? It’s questions like these that will challenge the Library Squares game show contestants at Waynesboro Public Library on Tuesday, June 3 at 7:00 pm.


Augusta County Library receives statewide honors

The Augusta County Library recently received two awards from the Virginia Public Library Directors Association.


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VCU Board of Visitors sets tuition for 2014-15

The VCU Board of Visitors on Friday approved a budget for 2014-2015 that includes a modest 3.5 percent tuition increase, a new $25-per-semester library fee and no increase in the mandatory university fees.


Churchville boy completes 1,000 Books Program

Colton Huffman of Churchville, Va., is the first participant to complete the Augusta County Library’s literacy program, 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. Initiated last fall, the 10KB4K program encourages families to read with their children in preparation of school.