Upcoming Special Programs

Freedom of the Press
Rescheduled for Tuesday, April 17 at 2:00 pm
Augusta Free Press’ Chris Graham discusses the evolution of publishing freedom from the Pentagon Papers to the Edward Snowden’s Wikileaks.


Jonestown

Self-publishing in the Digital Age
Thursday, March 20 at 6:30 pm or
Thursday, March 27 at 2:00 pm 

Get tips for no-cost self-publishing from WPL’s assistant director, Ryan Roy. His first novel, Jonestown, is available as a paperback and a Kindle e-book. If you like creative writing or have written but aren’t sure what to do with your work, this is for you.

Job Skills Fair
Thursday, April 10 from 3:00-6:00 pm
WPL, in partnership with Waynesboro Rotary Club and the Office on Youth, is hosting a career day to help job seekers learn job finding skills.  

- Resume workshop - Create a resume. 
- Coaching interviews - Practice interview skills.
- First impressions - Learn how to present yourself at an interview.
- Meet representatives from area businesses. Some will be conducting interviews.

The Bradford Staffing Company, Blue Ridge Community College Continuing Education, DuPont Community Credit Union, Lowes of Waynesboro, Wachovia, Waynesboro Area Learning Tree, Waynesboro Public Schools, and Wintergreen Resort will be on site. 


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
Rescheduled for Wednesday, April 16 at  5:30 pm 
~Presentation by Holt Merchant, history professor at Washington and Lee University
Rescheduled for Thursday, April 17 at  7:00 pm