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We have a host of materials, resources,
programs and activities designed just for
you, your family, and friends. Where can
we take you?
Click the links above and left.


For a Main Library virtual tour click here
then select Library from the drop down list.

Community Power Project
We are pleased to announce that the
collection of photos and documents
recovered from the tornado have been
moved to the Washington District
Library located inside Five Points.
Please share this with affected families.
For more information about found
items, click on the following link:
Found Items Information.

Download eBooks and

Library patrons can download eBooks and
audiobooks directly from Washington District
Library's web site through the
Alliance Digital Media Library (ADML).

All you need is 5 minutes a day and an email
address to join one of our FREE online book
clubs! Click on the image for more information
and to join. We have something for everyone!

We’re extremely pleased to announce
that we are now offering ReferenceUSA®,
a powerful online research tool from
Infogroup®! ReferenceUSA provides
library cardholders instant, real-time
access to accurate, in-depth information
on 17 million U.S. businesses and 210
million U.S. residents. It is very easy to
navigate, so even computer novices will feel
at ease searching ReferenceUSA. For use
outside of the library, log on with your
Washington District Library card number.

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HOPE Lives On Digital Story Submission

Shoes for Water
August 1st - 31st
The Main and Branch Library will be
collecting new or used shoes throughout
the month of August to help provide
clean drinking water for those in need. All
shoes will be donated to WaterStep.
More information about WaterStep can
be found at

Communication Junction
Monday, August 25, 9:15-9:45am
Bring your children ages 1-5 to the Main
Library to learn to sign with ever-popular
Abbey Cook from "Communication Junction"
as she combines music and stories with
American Sign Language! No registration

Fall Book Sale Donations
August 25 - September 12
On Monday, August 25th, the library will
begin receiving donations of books, DVDs,
and CDs for the annual Friends of
Washington Library (F.o.W.L.) Fall Book
Sale. We cannot accept donations of
encyclopedias, textbooks, Reader's Digest,
or National Geographic magazines. For
any other magazine donations, please call
Erin at the Main Library at (309) 444-2241.
Donations can be dropped off at the Main
Library through September 12th. The Fall
Book Sale will be held September 20 - 24,
with a F.o.W.L. member preview on Friday,
September 19, from 5:00-7:00pm.

Titanic: Ship of Dreams
Tuesday, August 26, 6:30pm
Join us at the Main Library for a journey
aboard the Titanic and learn about life
aboard the famous ship on its infamous
journey. The Tea Ladies from Bloomington
will share details about the Titanic's
ill-fated passengers.

New Historical Society Case
Stop by and see the new Washington
Historical Society display at the Main
Library. Thanks to donations given in
memory of Marguerite and Gary Lucas,
a display case has been purchased
by the Historical Society and placed at
the Main Library to show treasures from
the Society’s collection.