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
Fall Book Sale
October 22 - October 26
Donations are no longer being accepted for the fall
book sale. The Friends of Washington Library
Fall Book Sale will be held at the Main Library on
Saturday, October 22, through noon on Wednesday,
October 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
Surviving the Depression Era
Thursday, October 27, 6:30pm
Local speaker Jim Daugherty will be at the Main Library
to describe how families survived and persevered despite
the difficulties of America's Great Depression.
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
Tuesday, November 15, 6:00pm
Join us at the Main Library to watch The Straight Story
(rated G) on our big screen. Richard Farnsworth &
Sissy Spacek star in the true story of a 73-yr-old who
travels from Iowa to Wisconsin on a lawn tractor to
make amends with his ill brother.
Washington's Homefront & the POWs
Thursday, November 17, 6:30pm
Washington author Mary Kerr tells us about the German
POWs who worked here during WWII.
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.
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.