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Adult Events & Programs

One-on-One Tech Help
Wednesday, July 18, 2:00-3:00pm (MAIN Library)
Friday, July 20, 10:00-11:00am (MAIN Library)
Would you like assistance with ebooks, email, social
media,, your smartphone, tablet, or laptop
computer? Stop in for help! Questions answered on a
first-come, first-served basis.

Morning Movie at the Branch Library
Monday, July 23, 10:00am
Enjoy popcorn while watching The Greatest Showman
(2017, PG).

Your Secret Chef: The Mediterranean Diet
Tuesday, July 24, 6:30pm
Personal chef Bill More returns to the Main Library to
teach about flavorful, healthy foods from Italy. Registration
is full; call the Main Library about a waiting list.

Genealogy Meetup
Friday, July 27, 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.

AARP Smart Driver Course for Age 50+
Monday, Aug. 6 & Tuesday, Aug. 7, 9:30am-1:30pm
Call or stop by the Main Library to register for the AARP
Smart Driver Course being held at the Main Library.
Please arrive 15 minutes early on the first day and
bring your driver's license and your AARP card if you
are a member. Non-member class fee is $20. AARP
members pay $15. Please make checks payable to
AARP. Payment will be collected on the first day.
Participants must attend both days.

Book Chatters
Monday, August 6, 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 take home an
exciting new book before its official publication!
Light refreshments provided.

Knit Night
Tuesday, August 7, 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!

WDL Book Club
The library's book club for adults meets once a month,
August - May, at 6:30pm. Contact Erin at the Main Library
for more information. Join other book lovers at the Main
Library to discuss books you choose. Next meeting will
be on Thursday, August 9

Paranormal Illinois
Saturday, August 11, 2:00pm
Join author Chad Lewis at the Main Library as he presents
our supernatural history.

Morning Movie at the Branch Library
Monday, August 20, 10:00am
Enjoy popcorn while watching The Post (2017, PG-13).

One-on-One Tech Help
Monday, Aug. 20, 9:00-10:00am (MAIN Library)
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2:00-3:00pm (MAIN Library)
Friday, Aug. 24, 10:00-11:00am (MAIN Library)
Would you like assistance with ebooks, email, social
media,, your smartphone, tablet, or laptop
computer? Stop in for help! Questions answered on a
first-come, first-served basis.

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):

2018 Holiday Schedule

The library will be closed:

January 1
February 19
May 28
July 4
September 3
November 22 & 23
December 24 & 25
December 31 (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

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.