Waynesboro Public Library events: December 2018

Waynesboro Public LibraryWriter’s Workshop: Writing Editing & Publishing a Book

Wednesday, December 5, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wayne Drumheller, founder of the Creative Book Writers Project and author of Writing As Art: Editing & Publishing and Published: Now What?, returns along with local writers who have successfully published their first book. Learn about self-publishing, including the states of writing, editing, cover design, pricing, and marketing. Advance registration required.

Intro to Excel

Friday, December 7, 11 a.m.

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.

Mosaic Handbell Ensemble Holiday Concert

Friday, December 7, 7:00 p.m.

Get into the holiday spirit as the ten-member Mosaic returns to the library with an array of seasonal and pop music. A magical presentation for all ages.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 8, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Breakfast, crafts, and a chance to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus. Bring your cameras!Ages 0-10. Registration required.

Great Decisions Discussion Group

Monday, December 10, 1:30 p.m.

Learn about the most critical global issues facing American today. Participants read 12-16 page articles in the Great Decisions Briefing Book(available in the library or purchase your own copy) which provides background information, expert analysis, and suggested discussion questions on topics such as global health, Russia’s policies, military engagement, or China & America. Then, meet with others to discuss. This program is part of America’s largest discussion program on world affairs, sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association. If you enjoy the Great Decisionson PBS, this is the group for you!

Apple Devices

Wednesday,December 19, 11 a.m.

An introduction to your iPhone or iPad, covering navigation, settings, downloading apps and care of your device. Please bring your Apple device to this class. Advanced registration required.

Teen Video Gaming

Wednesday, December 19, 2:00 p.m.

Snacks and video games on the big screen. Ages 12-18.

Reoccurring Programs

Movie Night at the Library

Friday, December 14, 6:30 p.m. and Friday, December 28, 6:30 p.m.

See new releases on the big screen. Free popcorn and drinks are provided.

Weekly Programs

NO CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS THE WEEK OF CHRISTMAS

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

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Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25.


The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe and Scott German, 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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