Special Programs for Adults

Effective Monday, March 16, 6PM 

The health and safety of the citizens of Waynesboro is the library’s top priority. Based on guidance from the Virginia Department of Health we are closing the Waynesboro Public Library today at 6:00 p.m. through April 15th.

Late fees will not be charged during this time, so please continue to enjoy previously checked out books and DVDs in the comfort of your home.

Be sure to  take advantage of our online resources including electronic books and audiobooks at www.waynesboropubliclibrary.org

We have staff standing by to assist you over the phone Monday through Saturday From 9am-5pm at 540-942-6746.

Visit our website and social media for updates.


A Celebration of Black History 
February 3 - 29

This poster exhibit from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History explores various aspects of African American history and accomplishments.

Thomas Jefferson Bicentennial 1743-1943
April 2 – 30

Created and displayed in Washington D.C. for the bicentennial of Jefferson’s birth in 1943, this period exhibit showcases Jefferson’s portraits and architectural work.

Monticello and the Legacies of Slavery 
April 2 -30

This traveling exhibit examines slavery at Monticello as well as its painful legacies, among them the burdens of inequality still carried by many people of color in the United States. It draws heavily from material gathered through the Getting Word Oral History Project, amplifying the voices of descendants of Monticello’s enslaved community. Courtesy of Monticello.

I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story 
May 1 - 30

This poster exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit Services and the  Smithsonian's Asian Pacific American Center and celebrates Asian Pacific American history across a multitude of incredibly diverse cultures and explores how Asian Pacific Americans have shaped and been shaped by the course of our nation’s history.