Waynesboro Public Library: August 2014 Calendar of Events

library-main2August – Book-A-Trip. Everyone is invited to read A Stillness at Appomattox by Bruce Catton. Then, join the bus trip to the Appomattox Court House National Historic Park & Museum of the Confederacy in August. Books will be available to purchase at the library.

Tuesday, August 5, 6:00 pm – Cake Decorating Class with Ms. Appling. Sign up to make a Chanel bag cake.

Friday, August 8, 6:30 pm – 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, August 12, 6:00 pm – Cake Decorating Class with Ms. Appling. Sign up to make a hamburger and fries cake.

Wednesday, August 13, 7:00 pm – Documentary. “The Loving Story” tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving to examine the drama, the history, and the current state of interracial marriage and tolerance in the United States.

Wednesday, August 20, 7:00 pm – Wednesday Night 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.

Saturday, August 23, 8:00 am – Bus Trip. As a part of the Book-A-Trip program, visit Appomattox Court House National Historic Park & Museum of the Confederacy. Cost of the trip is $28.

Friday, August 29, 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.

 

Monday

4:00 pm WPL Knitters. Bring your materials and socialize with other knitters

 

Tuesday

10:00 am – Walking Book Club. Meet at the library briefly to discuss current books you’re reading, then hit the Greenway for a walk. Sign-up at the library.

 

Thursday

10:00 am Computer classes are offered Thursday of every week. Classes rotate between Computer Basics, Basic Internet Skills, Introduction to Microsoft Word and Introduction to Microsoft Excel.  Call (540) 942-6746 to register.

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