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July News and Events

Hours and Closings:

Monday-Thursday: 10am-7pm

Friday: 10am-5pm

Saturday: 10am-2pm

Closed: Monday, July 4 - Independence Day

Summer Reading Program

June 1 - July 31

This summer, the library is excited to partner with Beanstack for an online Summer Reading Challenge. Sign up online or at the front desk. Choose from a list of reading challenges, read any style or format you like, and log your completed challenges online. Staff are always happy to make reading suggestions!

Summer Reading Registration

Little Critters Traveling Petting Zoo

Saturday, July 2, 10-11 AM

Have you ever met an alpaca? How about a donkey? Get to know the friendly farm animals of Little Critters Traveling Petting Zoo. All ages. No registration required.

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Outdoor Craft Club

Wednesday, June 20, 6PM

Meet at the River Shelter in Ridgeview Park and learn how to make a hanging terrarium. There are limited supplies, so please sign up at the circulation desk or email Anne at:yetzer-jonesam@ci.waynesboro.va.us

Food Truck Friday

Friday, July 22, 11AM-3PM

Kelly’s Kitchen is the newest food truck in Waynesboro and will be set up in the lower-level parking lot selling mini cheesecakes. The Friends of the Library are also having a pop-up book sale.

Summer Finale Party

Saturday, July 30, 11AM-NOON

Celebrate a whole summer of reading! Play games outside, bounce in the bouncy castle and don’t miss a special visit from the Waynesboro Fire Department. All ages. No registration required.

New Online Resource!


Creativebug offers unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes. Watch classes anytime, anywhere and learn from experienced instructors and artists. Since the classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own ­pace. No pressure, just possibilities! 

  • Art + Design
  • Sewing and Quilting
  • Knitting and Crochet
  • Paper Crafts
  • Jewelry
  • Holiday + Party
  • Crafts for Kids

Sign up for a free Creativebug account using your Library card at: WaynesboroPublicLibrary.org

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Weekly Outside Kids Crafts

Tuesdays, 11AM-NOON

Let your creativity shine and get some sunshine at our weekly kids’ craft, outside by the flag pole. Things might get a little messy, so don’t wear your favorite clothes! Ages 6-12. Registration required. Register at the front desk or call 540-942-6746.

Preschool Story Time

Wednesdays, 9:30AM-10:00AM

Stories and songs for ages 3-5 and caregivers. Story time will meet outside; in case of rain, the program will be recorded and posted to Facebook

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Fridays, 9:30AM-10:00AM

Stories and songs for ages 0-3 and caregivers. Story time will meet outside; in case of rain, the program will be recorded and posted to Facebook.


Outdoor Book Club

Waynesboro Public Library will be hosting a book club each month at one of our beautiful parks! Monday, July 11, 2022, we’ll be meeting at 11 am at the pavilion at Coyner Springs Park in Waynesboro. The book will be Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee. Stop by the circulation desk to sign up and pick up a copy of your book.   

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Be sure to check out the Friends' ongoing Book Sale the next time you are in--featuring fiction, nonfiction, children's books, DVDs, VHS, music & paperbacks.

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