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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.

New E-Resources!
The library has new e-resources for
Washington District Library cardholders!
Click Here to see NoveList book
recommendations, Consumer Reports
that you can access from home, Learning
Express Library test preparation, Legal
Information Reference Center, Small
Business Reference Center, and more.

NEW! Museum Pass
Thanks to sponsorship from the Peoria
Riverfront Museum’s Visionary Society,
Washington District Library cardholders
can now borrow a pass to the Peoria
Riverfront Museum! Call or stop by the
library to find out how!

Illinois Veterans' History Project is packed with educational
material. Click on the logo to get started!

Powered by OverDrive
Download free eBooks and audiobooks.
Click Here for more information about
The Alliance Digital Media Library.
Click Here for help with OverDrive App.
Click Here for help with Libby App.

Download free eBooks and audiobooks
thru the eRead Illinois digital library using
the Axis 360 App. Click Here for more
information about using eRead Illinois.

Biblioboard provides e-books including
classics, a rotating selection of titles
hand-picked by librarians, books by
Illinois authors, and more!

Available at the library!

Community Power Project
Click Here for more information about
photos found after the 2013 tornado.

If you have suggestions for how to improve your
library experience, please click "contact us"
below. We welcome your comments.

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New Sunday Hours!
The Main Library will be open on
Sundays from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

Job Opening
The Washington District Library seeks
a customer service-oriented clerk to
perform front desk and reference duties.
Click Here for more information. The
deadline to apply is December 11, 2018.

Community Power Project
Click Here for more information about
photos found after the 2013 tornado.

Tuesday, December 11, 6:00-7:30pm
Teens, in grades 6-12, come to the Main
Library to watch anime, eat ramen, draw &
talk to other fans!

Lunchtime Entertainment
Wednesday, December 12, 11:30am
Bring your kids and lunches to the Main
Library for Music and More! Drinks are

Teen Christmas Party
Wednesday, December 12, 5-7:00pm
Teens, in grades 6-12, celebrate the
holidays at the Main Library! Watch a
Christmas movie, decorate cookies,
make a craft and enjoy snacks. Let us
know what your favorite holiday movie is!

Ornament Workshop
Thursday, December 13, 6:30pm
Register your kids, ages 2 and up, to
make three different ornaments at the
Main Library.

WDL Book Club
Thursday, December 13, 6:30pm
The library's book club for adults meets
once a month, August - May, at 6:30pm.
Contact Erin at the Main Library for more
information. Join other book lovers to
discuss books you choose.

The Essential Christmas Carol
Saturday, December 15, 2:00pm
Join William Pack at the Main Library as
he performs a reading of A Christmas
enhanced with a magic lantern
slide show popular during Dickens' life-
time. Includes Q&A related to the curious
origins of the story. Appropriate for all ages.

One-on-One Tech Help
Dec. 17, 9-10am, at the Branch Library
Dec. 19, 2-3pm, at the Main Library
Dec. 21, 10-11am, at the Main Library

Would you like assistance with ebooks,
email, social media,, your
smartphone, tablet, or laptop computer?
Stop in for help! Questions answered on
a first-come, first-served basis.

Morning Movie
at the Branch Library

Monday, December 17, 10:00am
Enjoy the recently released film The Man
Who Invented Christmas
(PG, 2017).
Popcorn provided.

Kids Crafternoon
at the Branch Library

Thursday, December 20, 4:00pm
Kids of all ages are invited to stop in to do
a make-it-take-it craft. This month is DIY

Spirits of Christmas
Thursday, December 20, 6:30pm
Join author Sylvia Shults at the Main Library
as she presents on the dark side of the
holidays -- Yuletide spirits, holiday horrors
and Christmas catastrophes.