The York County Public Library introduces the Explore @ Your Library series in 2018. Explore @ Your Library features monthly sessions exploring a variety of interests, hobbies, skills, and more.
Let's Go Cruising on July 7
Have you been putting off your dream vacation because you don't know where to start in the planning process? Then wait no more! Join AAA travel agent Angel Q. Washington on Saturday, July 7, from 2-3 p.m. at the Yorktown Library to learn tips on how to make your dream cruise vacation come true. Registration is not required. Questions? Contact the Yorktown Library at 757-890-5207.
Explore the World Book Chat on July 14
Share the books you've been reading during the "Explore the World @ Your Library" Adult Summer Reading Program and get ideas from other readers to help fill up your Library Passport! We'll chat from 3-4 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, in the Tabb Library meeting room. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is required. Register online through the library's Events Calendar or by calling 757-890-5120.
A Hike in the Woods on July 17
Join retired Army veteran and hiker Buck Mandeville to hear stories from his latest thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail, as well as his quest to hike the three longest trails in the United States. We'll meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17 at the Yorktown Library. Register online through our Event's Calendar. Questions? Contact the Yorktown Library at 757-890-5207.
Summer Staycation featuring the Watermen's Museum
All ages are welcome to discover the benefits of planning a "staycation" right here in York County this summer. York County Tourism representatives will help you explore the fun events happening in the area. And a special guest from the Watermen's Museum will give you a sample of the adventure that awaits you there. This program begins at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18, at the Yorktown Library. Register online through the library's Events Calendar. For more information, call 890-5207.
Summer Staycation featuring the American Revolution Museum
All ages are welcome to discover the benefits of taking a "staycation" right here in York County this summer. York County Tourism representatives will help you explore the fun events happening in the area. And a special guest from the American Revolution Museum will give you a sample of the historic adventure that awaits you there. This program begins at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, July 20, in the Tabb Library meeting room. Register online through the library's Events Calendar. For more information, call 890-5120.
Travel Photography 101 on July 24
Take your photography to the next level with photographer Jim Pile on July 24, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at the Yorktown Library. This workshop will cover equipment, design, color/black-and-white considerations, photographing people, as well as covering any questions participants may have. Jim will share photos demonstrating the concepts that will be covered. Each attendee should expect to gain a better understanding of what it takes to create outstanding images, whether they are travelling the world or exploring their own hometowns. Register online through the library's Event's Calendar or by calling 757-890-5207.
Jim Pile, former Director of Photography for VistaGraphics Publishing in Virginia Beach, has created images for as many as 40 magazines in 5 states. During his extensive travels - which includes trips throughout Italy, the British Isles, the Netherlands and Belgium, he has captured a innumerable images.