"Super Bowls" Silent Auction
Bids Accepted January 18 thru February 6
Come to the Main Library to bid on fabulous
bowls, baskets, and buckets filled with great
items! The Friends of Washington Library silent
auction will be accepting bids from January 18th
through February 6th.
Adult Winter Reading Program
February 1 through March 14
"Cabin Fever" winter reading program returns!
Get your reading log at the Main or Branch
Library, and start your 6 weeks of reading
on February 1st! Complete a book log by
Monday, March 14th to be entered in our
Grand Prize Drawing for a Kindle Fire!
Medieval Songs & Stories
with Daniel Marcotte
Thursday, March 31, 6:30pm
Families are welcome for this lively evening of
stories and songs from the Middle Ages at the
Main Library. Program includes authentic period
instruments such as a lute and a bohdran (Irish drum).
Friends of Washington Library
Spring Book Sale Donations
Donations of books, DVDs, and CDs in good condition
for the Spring Book Sale will be accepted March 28 thru
April 16. Please no textbooks or encyclopedias.
AARP Tax-Aide Volunteers
Appointments for free tax help will again be scheduled
at the Main Library for senior citizens and low-income
persons through AARP's Volunteer Tax-Aide Program.
Appointments, on Tuesdays between 1:00pm and
4:00pm from February 2nd thru April 12th, are full at
this time. You can add your name to a waiting list by
calling the Main Library at (309) 444-2241.
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.
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
- Online Registration - when available
- Sign-up at either library location
- Sign-up by phone:
Main Library (Five Points): 444-2241
or Sunnyland Branch (Sunnyland Plaza):
2016 Holiday Schedule
The library will be closed:
November 24 & 25
December 23, 24 & 26
December 30 (close at 1:00pm)
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.