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1 Improve Your Writing Skills
  Dates: June 1, 2017 - September 22, 2017, Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Location: WriterHouse
  The folks at the Writer House want to remind you that Summer classes are here, and sessions are filling up fast, this Summer they are offering 6 week classes in Daytime Fiction, Writing 101, Evening Poetry, just to name a few...Writer...(more)
2 Book Sale
  Dates: September 21, 2017 - September 23, 2017, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Location: Waynesboro Public Library
  The Friends of The Waynesboro Public Library will be holding their annual fall book sale September 21 - 23 at the Library on 600 South Wayne Ave., Waynesboro, VA...The sale will feature thousands of gently used books, be it fiction, history,...(more)
3 Book Release and Printer's Ball
  Dates: September 22, 2017, Friday
Location: Virginia Arts of the Book Center
  On Friday September 22, 2017 from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, The Virginia Arts of the Book Center at 2125 Ivy Rd. #5 in Charlottesville VA., Is hosting the 2017 Printer's Ball, a community celebration to commemorate the publication of "Speaking...(more)
4 College Workshop
  Dates: September 23, 2017, Saturday
Location: White Oak Run Baptist Church
  The White Oak Run Baptist Church on State Rte 721 near Rapidan, VA, will be holding a College Workshop for high school students in 10-12th grades and their parents for preparing for College...It's happening Saturday September 23, 2017 starting at 10:00...(more)
5 Grown-Up Game Night
  Dates: September 25, 2017, Monday
Location: Northside Library
  Game: "Century: Spice Road" Connect with other adults during an evening of board games and refreshments. Games to play include classic standards and modern favorites, and each session will feature tutorials for a different game.
6 Brown Bag Book Club
  Dates: September 25, 2017, Monday
Location: Nelson Memorial Library
  Discussing: "The Underground Railroad" by Colston Whitehead After Cora, a slave in pre-Civil War Georgia, escapes with another slave, Caesar, they seek the help of the Underground Railroad as they flee from state to state and try to evade a slave...(more)
7 College Financial Planning Workshop
  Dates: September 26, 2017, Tuesday
Location: Northside Library
  Parents of freshmen, sophomores, and juniors are invited to this 90-minute workshop on financial planning for college with options for all families, whether your student qualifies for financial aid or not. FAFSA information will be covered. Provided by Virginia College Planning...(more)
8 Mystery Book Group
  Dates: September 26, 2017, Tuesday
Location: Northside Library
  Discussing: "The Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling" by Lawrence Block Someone is willing to pay former burglar-turned-bookseller Bernie Rhodenbarr a great deal of money to steal a rare Kipling manuscript, but Bernie's contact turns up dead, and he has to...(more)
9 Tech Tuesdays
  Dates: September 26, 2017, Tuesday
Location: Nelson Memorial Library
  Need help downloading books to your device? Stop by for some extra help.
10 Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group
  Dates: September 26, 2017, Tuesday
Location: Louisa County Library
  Discussing: "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle...(more)
11 Adult Anime Club
  Dates: September 27, 2017, Wednesday
Location: Northside Library
  Come to watch and discuss anime at this new club for older anime fans. Ages 18+.
12 Page to Screen Movie Night
  Dates: September 27, 2017, Wednesday
Location: Gordon Avenue Library
  Showing: "Tommy's Honour" (2016) In every generation, a torch passes from father to son. And that timeless dynamic is the beating heart of Tommy's Honour - an intimate, powerfully moving tale of the real-life founders of the modern game of golf....(more)
13 Writing Critique Group
  Dates: September 27, 2017, Wednesday
Location: Central Library (JMRL)
  Improve your writing with peer feedback. Participants will bring copies of work previously written to share with peers, and will help constructively critique others’ work as well. For more inquiries, contact Abby at or call 979.7151 x4.
14 YA Book Club for Adults
  Dates: September 28, 2017, Thursday
Location: Northside Library
  Discussing: "Feed" by M.T. Anderson Love young adult novels? Join Northside Library’s newest book club for adults. Ages 18+.
15 Banned Books Week Reading
  Dates: September 29, 2017, Friday
Location: Tin Whistle Irish Pub
  Celebrate Banned Books week by reading excerpts from famous challenged books, such as F. Scott Fitzgerald’s "The Great Gatsby."
16 Star Wars Reads Day
  Dates: September 30, 2017, Saturday
Location: Central Library (JMRL)
  May the force be with you at the Central Library’s fourth annual Star Wars Reads Day celebration. There will be prizes, crafts, games, food, and fun for all ages. Costumes encouraged!
17 Read Local: Sisters in Crime
  Dates: September 30, 2017, Saturday
Location: Gordon Avenue Library
  Sisters in Crime writers Mollie Cox Bryan, Meredith Cole, Jenna Harte, and Rosemary Shomaker will discuss Virginia settings for their mysteries, and the wide variety of local mystery authors. Share your ideas for a mysterious Virginia location, and it may be...(more)
18 Authors in Your Backyard
  Dates: September 30, 2017, Saturday
Location: Gordon Ave. Library
  Join Sisters in Crime and the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library for the READ LOCAL "Authors in Your Backyard" event "Virginia's Got it All: Mystery Writers & Mystery Settings." SISTERS IN CRIME writers Mollie Cox Bryan, Meredith Cole, Jenna Harte, and Rosemary Shomaker...(more)
19 Local Mystery Writer
  Dates: October 4, 2017, Wednesday
Location: Fluvanna County Library
  Crime is one of the most popular fiction genres. Please join Friends of the Fluvanna County Library on Wednesday, October 4th at 7:00 pm as local author and Fluvanna native, Susan Carol Kent, talks about her recently published book Bad Neighbors,...(more)
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