Waynesboro Public Library: April 2018 Calendar

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Friday, April 6, 11 a.m., Intermediate Excel. Advance registration required.

Wednesday, April 11, 12 p.m., Midday Music: Reggae: the Sound Of Jamaica featuring Chris “Peanut” Whitley.

Keyboardist Peanut Whitely tours with the Jamaican roots reggae group Culture and blues and reggae musician Corey Harris. Reggae music. Light lunch provided.

Friday, April 13, at 2:00 p.m., Stories With a Twist: Storytelling with Barb Lawson. Laugh-out-loud literacy! Storyteller Barb Lawson brings stories, songs, and plenty of fun. All ages.

Friday, April 13, at 3:00 p.m., Board Games. Board games in the children’s area, starting immediately after Stories With a Twist ends. Bring the whole family, all ages welcome.

April 9 – April 14: Fine Forgiveness. National Library Week is an annual celebration of the life-changing work of libraries, librarians and library workers. In celebration of National Library Week, WPL will forgive library fines for overdue items. Ask at the circulation desk if you would like your fines forgiven.

April 21-28: Money Smart Week. The library is collaborating with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a federal government agency, to provide free resources about personal finances such as a credit reports, making a budget, buying a house, payday loans, investing, and more.

Wednesday, April 18, 1 p.m., Local Library Resources for Genealogists, takes place at Augusta County Library. Representatives from Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro Public Libraries talk about the resources in their genealogical and historical collections. This program is sponsored by the Augusta County Genealogical Society and will be held at the Augusta County Library.

Wednesday, April 18, 7-9 p.m. Library Brewery Trivia at Basic City Beer Co. Come to Basic City Beer Co. for an evening of craft beer and trivia fun hosted by the WPL. Teams can consist of up to six adults. Prizes will be rewarded for first and second place winners. Ages 21 and up. The trivia is free—beer and snacks are on you.

Friday, April 20, 11 a.m. Intro to Word. Advance registration required.

Reoccurring Programs

Second and Fourth Fridays., Friday night at the Movies. See new releases on the big screen. Free popcorn and drinks are provided.

Monthly- Second Thursdays at 4 p.m., Book Club. Read a novel, then meet with others to discuss. Ask at the circulation desk to check out a copy of the book-of-the-month.

Monthly- Fourth Tuesdays at 7 p.m., Nonfiction Book Club. Our new nonfiction book club will read and discuss nonfiction books. Ask for your copy at the circulation desk or check out our e-library.

Weekly

Monday

9:30 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.

10:00 am-12:00 p.m., Chat & Play. provides interactive play for your little one and conversation for you. Open to children ages 0-6 and their caregivers.

4:00 p.m., WPL Knitters. Bring your materials and socialize with other knitters.

Tuesday

6:30 p.m., Story Night & Happy Tales. A story, a bedtime snack, and a chance to practice those reading skills with friendly, attentive therapy dogs from Positive Paws.

Wednesday

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

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

4:00 p.m., Teen Volunteer Club. Need volunteer hours? Start here. Come ready to be assigned a library project, or bring an idea for a project of your own. Middle & high school. Snacks provided.

Thursday

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 three and their caregivers.

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

4:00 p.m., Masterminds. Full STEAM ahead! Science, technology, engineering, arts, and math are the waves of the future. (ages 5-12) are invited to take part in fun experiments and interactive lessons. Activities will vary but fun is guaranteed.

4:00 p.m., Junior Masterminds is perfect for preschoolers who want to go full STEAM ahead. It is focused mainly on building, with a scientific flair. If you are too young for Masterminds (ages 0-5) this program is for you.


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