Friends of Washington Library
Spring Book Sale at the Main Library
Saturday, April 23 - Noon on Wednesday, April 27
The Friends of Washington Library members can
preview the sale on Friday, April 22, from 5:00pm-
7:00pm. Non-members can preview the sale by
paying a $5.00 admittance fee. Donations are no
longer being accepted for this sale; however, the
Friends will have another sale in the fall!
Adult Coloring Club
May 14 from 2:00-4:00pm
Coloring is no longer just for kids! Grab a
friend and join us at the Main Library to chat,
relax, be artistic without pressure, and return
to simple pleasures. Coloring sheets and
crayons are provided or you are welcome to
bring your own. Treats to share are welcome, too!
Brian "Fox" Ellis Presents:
Captain Black Jack Logan,
Civil War General
Thursday, May 26, 6:30pm
Join us at the Main Library as Ellis brings to life
this Illinois hero, who was Grant's favorite officer,
a powerful senator, and Mark Twain's favorite
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.