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Adult Events & Programs

Wellmobile
Saturday, September 23, 9:00-11:30am
The Unity Point Health Wellmobile will be at the Main Library
providing free blood pressure, spirometry, blood sugar
and cholesterol screenings with no appointment needed.
An 8-12 hour fast is required for blood sugar and
cholesterol screenings.

Midday Movie at the Branch Library
Monday, September 25, 11:00am
Come enjoy the recently released film My Cousin Rachel
(PG-13) at the Sunnyland Branch! Popcorn provided.

Wednesday Walks
Wednesdays, September 27, 11:00am
Let's get moving! We will meet at the Main Library and set
out for a walk on the trail. In case of bad weather, we will
walk on the track at Five Points Washington. Participants
can set their own pace and distance. Bottled water will
be provided.

Game Night
Thursday, September 28, at 6:00pm
Drop in at the Main Library for a fun evening of board and
card games with a welcoming group. A variety of games
will be available, based on attendance and interest.

Genealogy Meetup

Friday, September 29, 2:30pm
Share your recent genealogical finds with others! Get
help using Ancestry Library Edition and other library
resources to explore your family's history at the Main
Library. Light refreshments provided.

Abraham Lincoln in Song
Saturday, September 30, 2:00pm
Area folk musician Chris Vallillo presents his throughly-
researched period program as a biography of the
president at the Maim Library.

Book Sale Donations Accepted
October 2 - October 14
The library will be accepting donations of books,
DVDs, audio books, and music CDs in good condtion
for the F.o.W.L. Fall Book Sale October 21-25. Please
no magazines, encyclopedias, or textbooks. There is a
sale preview on October 20 from 5:00-7:00pm for
Friends of Washington Library (F.o.W.L.) members.

Book Chatters
Monday, October 2, 11:00-12:00
Our Book Chatters group discusses books we've
been reading and favorites we've enjoyed! Come to
the Main Library to learn about terrific authors and
newly released or upcoming titles, and enter for a
chance to take home an exciting new book before
its official publication! Light refreshments provided.

Knit Night
Tuesday, October 3, 6:30pm
Bring your latest project for a laidback evening of
conversation and yarn work at the Main Library. All
skill levels welcome - staff will be on hand to offer
tips and encouragement. Don't knit? We'll be happy
to help you get started!

Intro to Email at the Branch Library
Thursday, October 5, 6:30-7:30pm
Learn the basics of email using Gmail. Basic keyboarding
and mouse skills needed. Space and computers are limited.
You can also bring your own laptop. Call the Main Library at
444-2241 to register.

Star Wars Reads Day at the Main Library
Saturday, October 7, 12:00-4:00pm
Play Battlefront & Battlefront II on our projection screen, wear
your favorite Star Wars gear or costume and get your picture
taken at our photo booth! Plus snacks, crafts, and other
activities. Be sure to check out the morning activities at
Washington Community High School -- they will have a live
podcast recording with Coffee with Kenobi, tabletop game
demonstrations from Zeek's, storytime, a book sale, & more!



Registration Options (when required):
NOTE: Registrations are limited; on a first-come
basis. If a program / event registration is full when
we receive your submission, we will contact you.

Registration is not required unless indicated.
Online registration is not available unless
otherwise indicated.

  1. Online Registration - when available
  2. Sign-up at either library location
  3. Sign-up by phone:
    Main Library (Five Points): 444-2241
    or Sunnyland Branch (Sunnyland Plaza):
    745-3023

2017 Holiday Schedule

The library will be closed:

January 2
February 20
May 29
July 4
September 4
November 23 & 24
December 25 & 26
December 29 (close at 1:00pm)



Available At The Library:


Ancestry Library Edition is
available at your library!

Discover your family history with the
world's largest genealogy website.
To view Ancestry using the link above
you must be at the Main Library inside
Five Points or the Branch Library
in Washington Plaza.



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.


Historical Society Case
Stop by and see the 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.

Library Book Club
The library's book club for adults meets
once a month, August - May, at 6:30pm.
Contact Erin at the Main Library
(444-2241) for more information.