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Adult Crafting Event

Push those sleeves up, get the creative juices flowing, and join us for an adult art program in Fishersville. We’ll be hosting a workshop on Artists’ Trading Cards on Saturday, February 1st at 2:00 pm. Create and trade miniature 2 ½ X 3 ½ inch works of art using painting, collage, or another technique. Local […]

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Can Your Fines

Libraries Help Food Bank & Reduce Overdue Fines From now until January 4, donations of canned goods will reduce overdue fines at Augusta County Library, Staunton Public Library and Waynesboro Public Library.  Known as “Can Your Fines,” this annual event encourages the return of overdue library materials while also helping those in need in our […]

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One Book One Community 2014

Thank you to everyone who submitted a ballot for this year’s One Book One Community public voting. We’re excited to announce that the selected title for the 2014 program is Rebecca Skloot’s nonfiction bestseller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Your area libraries are already starting to plan for next year’s program. Be on the […]

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Friends of the Library Announcement

November 1, 2013 bi-annual Friends of the Augusta County Library proposals for voting: 1. Proposed amendment to the Friends of the Augusta County Library Executive section of the by-laws: 2. Add the position of recent past president to serve for 2 years on the executive board for continuity and help to incoming president. This will […]

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Help Choose Next Year’s Community-Wide Read

Once again, we’re letting you, the readers, choose the upcoming book for our community-wide reading program. For this past year’s choice, fans of One Book One Community selected Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods to be read across the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro area. What will 2014′s title be? You can submit your vote between October 1 […]

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Celebrate your fREADom!

Libraries, booksellers, and publishers join together to celebrate Banned Books Week every year. From September 22 – 28, we’ll address the continuing issue of censorship in our communities by highlighting titles that are often challenged around the country. Look for displays and controversial favorites from our staff members! As librarians, we heartily believe that everyone should […]

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