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Adult Events & Programs

Mark Dvorak Presents:
The American Folk Song

Monday, September 26, 6:30pm
Join this award-winning folk singer at the Main Library
for toe-tapping American music rooted in African &
British Isle traditions. (co-sponsored by Washington
Historical Society)

Fall Book Sale Donations
September 26 - October 15
Donations of adult and children's books, DVDs, audio
books, and music CDs in good condition will be taken
starting Monday, September 26 through Saturday,
October 15, for the Friends of Washington Library Fall
Book Sale. Please no magazines, encyclopedias,
textbooks, cassettes, or VHS tapes. The sale will be
held at the Main Library October 22-26, with a member
preview on Friday, October 21, from 5:00pm-7:00pm.
Not a member? You can join F.o.W.L. or pay a $5.00
fee at the door to preview. The next F.o.W.L. meeting
will be on October 11 at 6:30pm at the Main Library.
New members always welcome!

Thursday, October 6
Come to the Main Library to learn about the great new
technology offered at your library and enter for a chance
to win fabulous prizes!

Book Chatters
Monday, October 10, 11:00am-12:00
Monday, December 12, 11:00am-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
advanced copies before their official publication date!
Light refreshments provided.

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.

Heroic Tales Films Series
Thursday, October 13, 6:00pm
Join us at the Main Library to watch Suffragette (PG13)
on our big screen. Set in 1912-13 London, a working
woman faces imprisonment, shunning, and a fractured
marriage when joining the fight for women's voting rights.

Hunting Demons with Sylvia Shults
Tuesday, October 18, 6:30pm
This local author will be at the Main Library to discuss
her latest book, the true story of a woman's study of
the supernatural.

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):

2016 Holiday Schedule

The library will be closed:

January 1
February 15
May 30
July 4
September 5
November 24 & 25
December 23, 24 & 26
December 30 (close at 1:00pm)
December 31

January 1, 2017

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.