Waynesboro Public Library: August 2018 calendar of events

Waynesboro Public LibraryEvents calendar for the Waynesboro Public Library for August 2018.

Wednesday, August 1, 3 p.m., Intro to PowerPoint
Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to add and delete slides, change slide layouts, format text, select themes and add graphics to a presentation. Advanced registration required.

Tuesday, August 7, 7 p.m. An Evening of Jazz with the Daniel Bennett Group
A rare performance in Virginia by this New York City trio voted “Best New Jazz Group” in Hot House Magazine. Billed as “synergistic jazz” by NPR, saxophonist Daniel Bennett has been hailed as one of the most original and unpredictable musical voices of his generation.

Friday, August 17, 11 a.m., Intro to Excel
Learn how to use Microsoft Excel’s cells, worksheets, and workbooks easily to manipulate, calculate, and format numbers and other types of data. Advanced registration required.

August 20 – September 27, Virginia Women in History
This special exhibit from the Library of Virginia recognizes and celebrates eight women—past and present—for their accomplishments in all walks of life. This year’s exhibit includes poet Rita Dove and educator Isabella Gibbons, both from Charlottesville.

Wednesday, August 22, 7 p.m. Marii Hasegawa: Gentle Woman of a Dangerous Kind
A documentary film about Marii Hasegawa who is honored in the Virginia Women in History exhibit. Hasegawa emigrated from Japan to California in 1919 and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, only to be incarcerated in American concentration camps after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. After WWII, Hasegawa moved to Virginia and quietly began working for peace and human rights over the course of sixty years.

Friday, August 31, 11 a.m. Intermediate Excel
Add to your basic skills with Microsoft Excel, including using tools such as autocomplete, formulas, comments, titles, charts and graphs. A basic knowledge of Excel is needed. Advanced registration required.

Recurring Programs

Movie night at the Library. 
Friday, August 10, at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, August 31, at 6:30 p.m.
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.

uva basketball team of destiny
Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is now available at a special pre-sale discounted price of $20. The book is expected to ship by May 15, 2019, and expected to retail for $25.
Pre-order for $20: click here.


The book, with additional reporting by Scott Ratcliffe and Zach Pereles, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.
 
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