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We have a host of materials, resources,
programs and activities designed just for
you, your family, and friends. Where can
we take you?
Click the links above and left.

For a main library virtual tour click here
then select Library from the drop down list. is packed with educational
material. Click on the logo to get started!

Download free library eBooks and
audiobooks to compatible devices
thru the Alliance Digital Media Library
using your library card number and PIN.
Visit Help at
for more information or contact the
Main Library.

Download the new all-in-one app!
Washington Library cardholders can
download eBooks and audiobooks thru
the eRead Illinois digital library. Visit
Help for more information about using
eRead Illinois, the free app, device
compatibility, tips, and troubleshooting.

Available at the library!

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.

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.
Click on the link below for more information:
Found Items Information.

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Summer Reading:
"Reading by Design"

June 5 - July 14
Click Here for information about
summer reading for kids, ages 0-11.

Click Here for information about
summer reading for teens, ages 12-18.

Click Here for information about
Book Binge, our adult summer reading
challenge that goes from June 1 through
September 1.

Your Secret Chef:
Fast, Fresh, Fun Summer Fare

Thursday, July 27, 6:30pm
Personal chef Bill More returns to the
Main Library with fabulous recipes
perfect for summer barbecue and
patio parties. Space is limited. Call
or stop by the Main Library to register.

Genealogy Meetup
Friday, July 28, 2:30pm
Share your recent genealogical finds with
others! Get help using Ancestry Library
Edition and other library resources to
explore your family's history at the Main
Library. Light refreshments provided.

Cupcake Decorating
Saturday, August 5, 10:00am
Call or stop by the Main Library to register
children, ages 3 and up, for a morning of
delicious fun decorating cupcakes at the
Main Library.

Book Chatters
Monday, August 7, 11:00-12:00
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 enter
for a chance to take home an exciting
new book before its official publication!
Light refreshments provided.

New! Monthly Knit Night
Tuesday, August 8, 6:30pm
Knit night is for all skill levels -- or let us
teach you how! Bring your yarn for a laid
back evening of conversation, tips, and

Brown-Bag-It Entertainment
Wednesday, August 9, 11:30am
Bring your kids, lunches, and an item
to tie dye to the Main Library for some
tie dyeing fun! Drinks are provided.

Tween Wii Games
at the Branch Library

Tuesday, August 15, 6:00pm
Kids in grades 3-8, come to the Branch
Library to play Wii games with your friends.
Snacks provided!

Resume Assistance
at the Branch Library

Tuesday, August 15, 6:30pm
Bring a copy of your resume in paper or
electronic format to the Branch Library
and get tips for revisions. Call the Branch
Library to pre-register.