Upcoming Special Programs

Strong Men and Women in Virginia Exhibit
Strong Men & Women in Virginia’s History 
March 14 - April 19
This traveling exhibit was created as part of an annual project of the Library of Virginia and honors seven African Americans for their contributions to the Commonwealth. 
Citizen Science

Citizen Science & CoCoRaHS 
Saturday, March 24
11:00 a.m.

CoCoRaHS (pronounced KO-ko-rozz) is a grassroots volunteer network of backyard weather observers of all ages and backgrounds working together to measure and map rain, hail and snow in their local communities. Learn why scientists and other people need precipitation data, how to measure precipitation accurately, and how you can help from your own yard.

Midday Music
Wednesday, April 11
12 p.m.

Reggae: the Sound Of Jamaica featuring Chris “Peanut” Whitley
Keyboardist Peanut Whitely tours with the Jamaican roots reggae group Culture and Blues and reggae musician Corey Harris. Join Peanut and friends as they share the upbeat rhythms of Reggae music.
Light lunch provided.

Local Library Resources for Genealogists 
Wednesday, April 18
1 p.m. at Augusta County Library
Representatives from Augusta County, Staunton, and Waynesboro Public libraries talk about the resources in their genealogical and historical collections. This program is sponsored by the Augusta County Genealogical Society and will be held at the Augusta County Library. 

Library Brewery Trivia
7-9 p.m., Wednesday, April 18 at Basic City Beer Co.
Ages 21 and up. 
Come to Basic City Beer Co. for an evening of craft beer and trivia fun hosted by the Waynesboro Public Library.
Teams can consist of up to six adults.
Prizes will be rewarded for first and second place winners.
The trivia is free—beer and snacks are on you. 

Mother’s Day Craft: Framed Flowers
Tuesday, May 8 
3- 5 p.m.

Make a framed display of pressed flowers for a Mother’s Day gift or just for fun.
 All supplies provided.
Participants must be 16 or older.
Advance registration required.


Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine 
Friday, June 4 – Friday, July 13

The magic in J. K. Rowling’s series of Harry Potter novels is partially based on Renaissance traditions that played an important role in the development of Western science, including alchemy, astrology, and natural philosophy. This special exhibit explores the intersection of these worlds, featuring highlights from the collections of the History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine. This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.