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Shoes for Water
August 1st - 31st
The Main and Branch Library will be
collecting new or used shoes throughout
the month of August to help provide
clean drinking water for those in need. All
shoes will be donated to WaterStep.
More information about WaterStep can
be found at waterstep.org.
Teen Movie Night
Thursday, August 21, 6:00p
Bring your friends to the Main Library to
watch Divergent! Pizza and snacks provided!
Monday, August 25, 9:15-9:45am
Bring your children ages 1-5 to the Main
Library to learn to sign with ever-popular
Abbey Cook from "Communication Junction"
as she combines music and stories with
American Sign Language! No registration
Fall Book Sale Donations
August 25 - September 12
On Monday, August 25th, the library will
begin receiving donations of books, DVDs,
and CDs for the annual Friends of
Washington Library (F.o.W.L.) Fall Book
Sale. We cannot accept donations of
encyclopedias, textbooks, Reader's Digest,
or National Geographic magazines. For
any other magazine donations, please call
Erin at the Main Library at (309) 444-2241.
Donations can be dropped off at the Main
Library through September 12th. The Fall
Book Sale will be held September 20 - 24,
with a F.o.W.L. member preview on Friday,
September 19, from 5:00-7:00pm.
Titanic: Ship of Dreams
Tuesday, August 26, 6:30pm
Join us at the Main Library for a journey
aboard the Titanic and learn about life
aboard the famous ship on its infamous
journey. The Tea Ladies from Bloomington
will share details about the Titanic's
New Historical Society Case
Stop by and see the new 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.