August 2019 Crozet Library Events

The Crozet Library is an incredible resource and hub for the community. I’ve pasted some of the August events below.


Read It or Leave It?: Self-Improvement Book Discussion

Monday, August 5 at 7-8:30pm

Can’t find the time to read the latest self-improvement book? Learn the basics about new and popular titles and share what has or hasn’t worked for you. Ages 18+. Requested registration begins July 22, but drop ins are welcome!

Become a Community Responder: CERT Level 1 Training

Wednesday, August 7 at 5:45-8:45pm

Learn to prepare for disasters that could impact your community. In an emergency, CERT members assist others when professional responders are not immediately available, and take a more active role in emergency preparedness projects. This class will cover personal preparedness, hazards, and an introduction into fire safety and medical operations. Taught by the Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle Office of Emergency Management. Ages 16+. Requested registration begins July 24.

Intro to T’ai Chi

Friday, August 9 at 10-11:30am

Move mindfully with this class that will demonstrate basic movements and introduce you to this ancient practice that focuses on balance, body awareness, and controlled motion. No prior experience necessary.  Class by Lee Felton of Blue Ridge T’ai Chi. Ages 18+. Required registration begins July 26.

How to Tidy with the Konmari Method

Monday, August 19 at 6:30-8pm

Learn the basics of Marie Kondo’s popular book The Life-Changing Magic Art of Tidying Up and get resources and checklists to help you start on your decluttering journey.

A Night at the Movies 

Monthly on Mondays at 6:30pm

Join the Crozet Library for a night at the movies with theater-style popcorn and drinks. Refer to ratings for age restrictions.  

August 26: On the Basis of Sex (PG-13 – 2018) [2 hr]

Future Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg launches her career fighting for gender equality by proving discrimination “on the basis of sex” is unconstitutional.

Watch the trailer here

Stitches Handcraft Group & Learn to Knit

Last Tuesdays at 4:30-5:30pm

June 25, July 30, August 27

Bring any project you’re working on or are interested in learning, and join this fun group for an hour of handcrafting and sharing.  To learn to knit, bring along knitting needles and a basic yarn that you would like to turn into a simple scarf. Ages 8 to adult.

SUMMER READING CHALLENGE: To participate in the Challenge, pick up a challenge sheet at the library, do 5 of the (super easy) challenges, and get a prize: for adults it’s a free book! Each 5 challenges you do is another chance at the grand prize: a Kindle Fire tablet.  There are 3 challenge sheets over the course of the summer, so you can get up to three prize books!

Going on a trip over the summer (or anytime)? You can get Lonely Planet travel guides on your phone, eReader, or tablet through JMRL’s Freading app with your library card, we have downloadable audiobooks to listen to in the car or plane, and if you just aren’t into downloadables, you can always take a book from our paperback exchange station – which you don’t have to return, and don’t have to worry about getting sandy.

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