Upcoming Special Programs

Health Fair
Thursday, January 23  from 1-2 pm
Free bone density, blood pressure, glucose and skin damage health screenings provided by Augusta Health.
Book Challenge
Starting in January, read at least four books a month to be eligible for monthly prize drawings. The program continues through May.
Created Equal: America's Civil Right Struggle
This initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities uses the power of documentary films to encourage community discussion of America’s civil rights history. WPL is one of 473 institutions across the country to be awarded a set of films chronicling the history of the civil rights movement.

The Abolitionists documentary
Wednesday, February 12 at  7:00 pm 
Presentation by Holt Merchant, history professor at Washington and Lee University
Thursday, February 13 at  7:00 pm
Slavery by Another Name
 documentary
Wednesday, February 19, 7:00 pm Presentation by Amy Tillerson-Brown, African-American studies instructor at Mary Baldwin College
Thursday, February 20,  7:00 pm
The Freedom Riders
documentary 
Wednesday, February 26 at 7:00 pm
Presentation by Theodore DeLaney, history professor at Washington and Lee University
Thursday, February 27 at 7:00 pm