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1 Writing Opportunity For You
  Dates: May 15, 2018 - August 30, 2018, Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Location: WriterHouse
  WriterHouse is excited to offer a new round of summer classes, retreats, and seminars, geared to take your writing career to the next level...Registration is already underway and sessions are filling up quickly...No matter what type of writing you do, maybe...(more)
2 The Writer's Lens
  Dates: May 20, 2018, Sunday
Location: WriterHouse
  Our best fiction writers are famous for crafting breathtaking stories from everyday experiences, stories that stop us dead in our tracks with wonder. Why does that character jump off the page? Why does that setting grab us by the throat? How...(more)
3 Grown-Up Game Night
  Dates: May 21, 2018, Monday
Location: Northside Library
  Game: "Sagrada" 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.
4 Tasting Cookbook Club
  Dates: May 21, 2018, Monday
Location: Louisa County Library
  This month's theme: Brunch for Supper Every month, we will pick a theme and provide a selection of cookbooks for you to check out. You will be able to select a book and prepare a recipe from that cookbook, then we...(more)
5 Mountains, Madness, & Miracles
  Dates: May 22, 2018, Tuesday
Location: Greene County Library
  Local hiker and ridgerunner for Shenandoah National Park, Lauralee Bliss will share stories and pictures from her 4,000 mile journey hiking the AT in each direction, solo and with her son. Her presentation will inspire you to reach for your hiking...(more)
6 Mystery Book Group
  Dates: May 22, 2018, Tuesday
Location: Northside Library
  Discussing: "Maisie Dobbs" by Jacqueline Winspear Private detective Maisie Dobbs must investigate the reappearance of a dead man who turns up at a cooperative farm called the Retreat that caters to men who are recovering their health after World War I....(more)
7 Tech Tuesdays
  Dates: May 22, 2018, Tuesday
Location: Nelson Memorial Library
  Need help downloading ebooks to your device? Stop by for some extra help.
8 Tuesday Evening Book Group
  Dates: May 22, 2018, Tuesday
Location: Louisa County Library
  Discussing: "The Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah Reunited when the elder's husband is sent to fight in World War II, French sisters Vianne and Isabelle find their bond as well as their respective beliefs tested by a world that changes in horrific...(more)
9 Writing Critique Group
  Dates: May 23, 2018, 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 acox@jmrl.org or call 979.7151 x4.
10 English Conversation Circle
  Dates: May 24, 2018, Thursday
Location: Northside Library
  Is English your second language? Would you like to practice your English speaking skills with others who are also learning English? Join our conversation circle. Library staff will guide the conversation in an informal, no-pressure setting.
11 YA Novel Book Club for Adults
  Dates: May 24, 2018, Thursday
Location: Northside Library
  Discussing: "All American Boys" by Brendan Kiely & Jason Reynolds When sixteen-year-old Rashad is mistakenly accused of stealing, classmate Quinn witnesses his brutal beating at the hands of a police officer who happens to be the older brother of his best...(more)
12 Writing For Pleasure Coffee House
  Dates: May 25, 2018, Friday
Location: Senior Center
  J. Thomas Brown, author of hot-off-the-press, his novel The Land of Three Houses is the guest speaker. Free and open to community.
13 Adult Anime Club
  Dates: May 30, 2018, Wednesday
Location: Northside Library
  Come to watch and discuss anime at this new club for older anime fans. Ages 18+.
14 Picture Book Boot Camp
  Dates: June 2, 2018, Saturday
Location: WriterHouse
  What makes picture books so magical? The alchemy of text and art creates a unique medium for a story, turning it into something more than just the combination of works and pictures. It might seem like a mystery, but writing picture...(more)
15 Summer Reading Kickoff Party
  Dates: June 4, 2018, Monday
Location: Greene County Library
  Get ready for summer reading and join the Greene County Library for all kinds of fun including Bad Kitty, moon bounce, buttered popcorn, ice cream, face painting, tattoos, farm animal petting zoo, reptile and amphibian zoo, and more.
16 Summer Reading Kickoff: Reading Takes You Everywhere
  Dates: June 4, 2018, Monday
Location: Nelson Memorial Library
  Come and learn all about our Summer Reading Challenge. See how we have transformed the library into an adventure of world travel for the evening. Just pick up your passport and let the adventure begin.
17 Getting Started at PVCC
  Dates: June 4, 2018, Monday
Location: Nelson Memorial Library
  PVCCs outreach manager, Denise McClanahan, will be here to provide an introduction to PVCCs degree and certificate programs. Placement test materials and other information will be available.
18 Monday Night Book Group
  Dates: June 4, 2018, Monday
Location: Crozet Library
  Discussing: "Pillars of the Earth" by Ken Follett A prior, a master builder, and their community try to build a cathedral to protect themselves while Stephen and the Empress Maud fight for the crown of England.
19 Live Poets Society
  Dates: June 6, 2018, Wednesday
Location: Gordon Avenue Library
  Come and share original poetry with the group or just listen.
20 Summer Reading Kickoff Party
  Dates: June 7, 2018, Thursday
Location: Scottsville Library
  Let reading take you places! First stop: Italy. Enjoy a slice of pizza, get your face painted and sign up to win books and prizes in our Summer Reading Challenge. Celebrate the start of summer and learn about all the great...(more)
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