Waynesboro Public Library: April 2013 Calendar

Creative Covers Art Contest – Read a great book? Design an original cover. Artwork will be displayed during National Library Week April 14-20. Get the complete rules when you register.

Thursday, April 4, 7:00 p.m. – Local Food. Tanya Denckla Cobb, discusses her book, Reclaiming Our Food:How the Grassroots Movement is Changing the Way We Eat, which tells the stories of people across America who are finding new ways to grow, process, and distribute food for their own communities.

Friday, April 12, 6:30 p.m. – Friday Night at the Movies. Showing new releases on the big screen. Free popcorn and drinks. Check at the library for the featured film.

Tuesday, April 9, 12:00 p.m. – Music at the Library featuring Blue O’Connell with a little bit of everything. Bring your lunch and enjoy free soda.

Saturday, April 12, 12:00 p.m. – How Does Your Garden Grow? WPL, in association with the Waynesboro Landscape and Garden Center, invites your pint-sized gardener to a fun filled program about how things grow. Meet at the garden center for story time and a tour.

Tuesday, April 16, 6:00 p.m. – Budgeting Class presented by Sarah Landrum, Financial Educator at DuPont Community Credit Union.

Thursday, April 18, 2:00 p.m. – Spy Ship. Jim Burns discusses his book, The Cold Coasts: A Cold War Caper in the High Arctic, a detailed and factual account of the 1955 spy-ship mission of the Norwegian sealing vessel Godønes.

Thursday, April 18, 6:00 p.m. – B.Y.O. – Save your spring-water bottles. We’ll make awesome trash to treasure bracelets. Registration required. Ages 12 and up.

Wednesday, April 17, 7:00 p.m. – Book Club. Fascinating and far ranging discussion with other book lovers. The book is provided, participants vote on selections, and a staff member leads the discussion. This month’s selection is Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him by Luis Carlos Montalvan.

Thursday, April 25, 3:00-7:00 p.m. – Job Skills Fair. Learn how to get a job in this fair presented in association with the Waynesboro Rotary Club. Sessions include resume help, coaching interviews, dressing for success, vocational training options, and interviews with area businesses.

Thursday, April 25, 6:00 p.m. – Pajama Night. Come in your jammies for some bedtime fun – a story, crafts, games and more. Great for preschool and early elementary children.

Friday, April 26, 6:30 p.m. – Friday Night at the Movies. Showing new releases on the big screen. Free popcorn and drinks. Check at the library for the featured film.





10:30 a.m. Swing and Sway This music and movement class is just the thing you need to get started in the morning. No stories, just song and dance.  Ages 0-6.




9:30-11:30 a.m. Chat-N-Play provides interactive play for your little one and conversation for you. Open to children ages 0-3 and their caregivers.




9:30 a.m.  Mother Goose Time is an interactive program featuring songs, finger-plays, books, movements, and nursery rhymes for children from birth through age two and their caregivers.

10:30 a.m.  Story Time features books, stories, songs, puppets, flannel board activities, and crafts for children ages two through five accompanied by an adult.




9:30 a.m.  Mamá Ganso, mother Goose in Spanish, features stories, songs, finger-plays, and movements for children from birth through age two and their caregivers.

10:30 a.m.  Story Time

 1:00 p.m.  Story Time

 2:00 p.m.  Mother Goose



10:30 a.m. Story Time


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