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Community Power Project
A collection of photos and documents
recovered from the tornado are being
housed at the Washington District
Library located inside Five Points.
Please share this with affected families.
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Take-Home Craft Kits
Monday, August 3
Cupcake jellyfish take-home craft kit will
be available at the Main and Branch

Family Movie Night
Thursday, August 6, 6:00pm
Come to the Main Library to watch
Annie (2014-rated PG) on our big
screen! Snack provided.

Brown-Bag-It Lunchtime Fun!
Wednesday, August 12, 11:30am
Bring your kids and lunches to the
Main Library for back-to-school stories
and crafts! Drinks are provided.

Hilarious Skits by local kids
WDL's Reader's Theater!

Thursday, August 13, 6:30pm
The 10th season of Washington District
Library's Reader's Theater presents
hilarious skits for the whole family! Join us
at the Main Library for some free family fun.

Make & Take Craft
Thursday, August 20, 4:00pm
at the Branch Library

Come to the Branch Library at Washington
Plaza for a tissue paper stained glass
make & take craft!

"In Memory of Our Dear One:
Victorian Mourning" a program
by The Tea Ladies Inc.
Thursday, August 20, 6:30pm
To commemorate the 150th Anniversary
of Lincoln's Assassination, this audience
participation program with music and
props focuses on Victorian funeral
customs, as well as mourning customs,
fashion, jewelry, and photography. Come
to the Main Library to learn about Lincoln's
funeral train, his hearse, and how Springfield
prepared to bring him home for internment.

Teen Movie Night
Friday, August 21, 4:00-6:00pm
Bring yourself and your friends to the Main
Library to watch Insurgent on our big screen!
Snacks provided. (for teens in grades 6-12)

Cupcake Decorating
for ages 5 & up
Saturday, August 22, 10:00am
Call or stop by to sign up for a morning
of cupcake decorating at the Main Library!

Library LEGO Club
for ages 5 & up

Tuesday, August 25, 4:00pm
Pre-registration is required for this
popular program at the Main Library.
Use library-supplied Legos to build your
own creations, which will be placed in
our library foyer display case! Call or
stop by the Main Library to register.