Books That Changed Baseball

Stryker Center 412 N. Boundary St, Williamsburg, VA

Join Williamsburg Regional Library and local author Paul Aron as he discusses several books that changed the way we think about the game, and indeed influenced the game itself.

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Power in the Panels: A Graphic Novel Book Group

Stryker Center 412 N. Boundary St, Williamsburg, VA

To celebrate the spookiness of October we will be reading “Squad” by Maggie Tokuda-Hall. Join us in discussing this fast-paced feminist horror story! Power in the Panels meets on the second Thursday of every month. This group is for graphic novel enthusiasts (18+, please) who want to read and talk about independent graphic novels.

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Character Writing Workshop with the Chesapeake Bay Writers

Stryker Center 412 N. Boundary St, Williamsburg, VA

Join this workshop on character building and dialogue craft taught by local Virginia author Robin Traywick Williams. Ages 13-adult. Robin Traywick Williams is a journalist, author, storyteller and horsewoman. She holds a master’s degree in creative writing from Hollins University and is the author of four books. The manuscript for her horseracing novel, “The Key...

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Sensing Time in the 18th-Century Atlantic World

Stryker Center 412 N. Boundary St, Williamsburg, VA

Clocks feel ever-present in our lives. However, many daily tasks such as cooking, baking, and crafts rely not on the second hand but on our senses to keep time. In the eighteenth-century Atlantic world, craftspeople and artisans relied on their senses to “know time.” Whether they were brewing beer or preparing an indigo dye bath,...

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Real People/Real Stories: A Nonfiction Book Group

Stryker Center 412 N. Boundary St, Williamsburg, VA

Real People/Real Stories meets the third Thursday of each month to explore the best in nonfiction history, biography, science, nature, and the arts. Join us as we discuss The Interrupted Journey: Two Lost Hours Aboard a UFO, by John G. Fuller. On a summer night in 1961, Barney and Betty Hill were driving home through...

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Haunted Williamsburg

Stryker Center 412 N. Boundary St, Williamsburg, VA

Dr. Jamie Pearce, Ph.D. (Parapsychologist), discusses her paranormal experiences from the past 25+ years, her Historic Haunts book series, and some of her favorite investigations.

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Understanding the Chemistry of Paint for Art Conservation

Stryker Center 412 N. Boundary St, Williamsburg, VA

When you gaze at a painting in a museum you’re witnessing the artistry of paint on canvas, but what is paint, really? Chemists want to better understand the fundamental interactions between the key ingredients in paint: pigment and binder. In this talk, Lyndi Kiple, master’s student in Chemistry, will explain her research into the molecular...

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Steam Sunday from Williamsburg Regional Library

Stryker Center 412 N. Boundary St, Williamsburg, VA

See high-tech machines in action, including 3D printers and the Glowforge laser cutter, or get crafty with a Cricut demo and seasonal cardmaking. Kids will learn all about simple machines with the Children’s Museum of Richmond, and explore the physics of a DIY paper rocket launch. Discover all the WRL Makerspace has to offer at...

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