Author Fest
Saturday, March 3, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The Valley is filled with literary talent! Meet local authors who have published fiction, nonfiction, young adult, and children's books. Their books will be available for purchase and signings. For a complete list of authors visit our website.
Bargain Book Sale
Saturday, March 3, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The Friends of the Library will be having a bargain book sale in the lower level of the library. All books will be only 50ยข!
Book Club
Thursday, March 8, 4:00 p.m.
Read a novel, then meet with to discuss. Ask at the circulation desk for the current read.
Blanket Blockbuster
Friday, March 9, 2:00 P.M.
Screening Disney's Coco
PG | 1h  45min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy 
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Free popcorn.
Friday Night Movie
Friday, March 9, 6:30 P.M. 
PG-13 | 1h  46min | Action, Drama, History.
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by
the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance
Free popcorn and soda provided.
Strong Men & Women in Virginia's History
Wednesday, March 14-Thursday, 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.
Midday Music: 
Irish Music with Alex Caton & Pat Egan.
Friday, March 16, 12 p.m. 
Alex Caton and Pat Egan return for a celebration of Irish tunes with the fiddle, claw hammer banjo, guitar and vocals. Egan hails from County Tipperary, Ireland and Caton is a native of England and Scotland. Light lunch provided.
Friday Night Movies
March 23, 6:30 P.M.
Victoria and Abdul
PG-13 | 1h  51min | Biography, Drama, History. 
Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim. 
Stars: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Tim Pigott-Smith 
Free popcorn and soda provided.
Citizen Science & CoCoRaHS
Saturday, March 24, 11 a.m.
Did you know that volunteers all over the country are helping scientists and weather forecasters collect precipitation data? If you have an interest in weather and can volunteer five minutes a day, this informational session about the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network is be for you! 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.

Radio WOOF
Tuesday, March 27, 1:00 p.m.
Family, folklore and fun with musician Bill Wellington.
All ages welcome.

Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 31, 6:30 p.m.
Advance registration required.
Hunt for Easter eggs in the library. 
Toddlers through age 10. 
Call 540-942-6746 to register.

Weekly Children's Programs:

Swing & Sway
Ages 0-6
Mondays at 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Music and movement, no sitting still required. New time!

Chat & Play
Ages 0-6
Mondays at 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free play for little ones, and a chance to chat and relax for parents. Starts immediately after Swing & Sway.

Story Night & Happy Tails
Ages 3+
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
A story, a bedtime snack, and a chance to practice those reading skills with friendly, attentive therapy dogs from Positive Paws.

Mother Goose
Ages 0-3
Wednesdays & Thursdays  at 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 
Board books, lap rhymes, fingerplays and shakers for our littlest library-goers.

Story Time
Ages 3-5
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Stories, songs, and crafts for preschoolers.
(Younger siblings welcome!)

Masterminds Jr & Masterminds
Ages 0-5, 5-12
Thursdays at 4 p.m.
STEAM discovery labs for all ages. Science, art, and LEGO building for school-age in Masterminds; Duplo, magnet blocks, and paint for Pre-K and toddlers in Mastermind Jr.

Coming Soon in April
Stories with a Twist: Storytelling with Barb Lawson
Friday, April 13 at 2:00 p.m.
Laugh-out-loud literacy! Storyteller Barb Lawson brings stories, songs, and plenty of fun. All ages.
Local Library Resources for Genealogists
Wednesday, April 18, 1:00 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
Wednesday, April 18, 7:00 p.m. at Basic City Beer Co.
Come to Basic City Beer Co. for an evening of craft beer and trivia fun hosted by the WPL. Teams can consist of up to six adults. Prizes will be rewarded for first and second place winners. Ages 21 and up. The trivia is free-beer and snacks are on you.