Waynesboro Public Library: March 2013 Events

March – One Book One Community. Pick up a free copy of A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson while supplies last. Participate in events related to the book are happening throughout the month. Check out the book display on hiking and the Appalachian Trail.

Friday, March 8, 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.

Saturday, March 9, 10:00 a.m. – Dobie Mountain Hike sponsored by Parks & Recreation. New and old hikers will love this easy hike departing from WPL. For more information call 942-6735. Registration deadline: Friday, March 1. Cost: $5 per person, payable to Parks & Rec.

Tuesday, March 12, 12:00 p.m. – Music at the Library featuring mountain music by the SunnySide Band. Bring your lunch and enjoy free soda.

Saturday, March 16, 1:00 p.m.  – History and Culture of Moonshining in the Southern Mountains presented by Kevin Riddle, The Appalachian Craftsman.

Wednesday, March 20, 7:00 p.m. – Book Club. This month’s selection is A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson. Connect your reading to the environmental concerns of the Appalachian Trail and George Washington National Forest. Presented by David Hannah of Wild Virginia.

Wednesday, March 27, 12:30 p.m. – Blanket Blockbuster. Enjoy a family friendly movie over Spring Break.

Thursday, March 28, 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.

Thursday, March 28, 6:00 p.m. These Hills Were Once Home. Hundreds of mountain families were displaced to create the Shenandoah National Park. Learn their stories from VA Tech professor and author Katrina Powell.

Friday, March 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.

Saturday, March 30, 10:30 a.m. – Wee Walk. In honor of One Book One Community, meet us at the Market Street entrance to the Greenway for a family hike to the Constitution Park pavilion and back.  We will rest along the way and have a story and juice.

Saturday, March 30, 6:00 p.m. – Easter Egg Hunt. Meet at the front of the library for a fun-filled goody search in the stacks. Registration required.  No strollers, please.

 

Weekly

Monday

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.

 

Tuesday

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.

 

Wednesday

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.

 

Thursday

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

 

Saturday

10:30 a.m. Story Time