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programs and activities designed just for
you, your family, and friends. Where can
we take you?
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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!

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audiobooks to compatible devices
thru the Alliance Digital Media Library
using your library card number and PIN.
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Main Library.

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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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The Main Library and Branch Library
will be closed on Monday, May 29.

Summer Reading:
"Reading by Design"

June 5 - July 14
Sign up for Summer Reading for kids,
teens and adults. New this year, if
everyone in your household registers
for Summer Reading, you will be
eligible to enter a drawing for incredible
family prizes!

Sign up your kids, ages 0-11, for loads
of fun at the library all summer long!
Click Here for more information.

Teens, ages 12-18, stop by the Main
Library Information desk to sign up for
this year's design-themed Teen Summer
Reading Program! Click Here for more

Adults can sign up for Book Binge, our
adult summer reading challenge that starts
June 1 and continues until September 1.
Click Here for more information.

LEGO Club for Ages 5 and Up
Tuesday, May 30, 4:00pm
Build original creations at the Main
Library using library-supplied Legos!
No registration required. Finished
projects will be displayed for one
month in our children's department
display case.

WABoT at the Main Library
Thursday, June 1, 5:00-6:00pm
Join the Washington Advisory Board of
Teens to plan fall programs, recommend
items to purchase, and more!

Adult Craftstravaganza!
Thursday, June 1, 6:00pm
Come to the Main Library for this crafty
event. Supplies and instruction will be
provided for three different projects.
Pre-registration is required.

Book Chatters
Monday, June 5, 11:00am-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.

Teen TECH Petting Zoo
at the Branch Library
Tuesday, June 6, 2:00-4:00pm
Check out the library's new Tech Toys!
Navigate a maze with the Sphero, design
paths for the Ozobots, and discover new
uses for the Makey-Makey.

New! Monthly Knit Night
Tuesday, June 13, 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 encouragement.

Brown-Bag-It Lunchtime Fun!
Wednesday, June 14, 11:30am
Bring the kids and lunch to the Main
Library for Barnyard Discoveries
Petting Zoo!