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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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Download free eBooks and audiobooks
thru the Alliance Digital Media Library.
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Media Library for more information or
contact the Main Library. Click Here
for help with the OverDrive App.
Click Here for help with the Libby App.

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information about using eRead Illinois,
the free app, device compatibility, tips,
and troubleshooting or contact the Main

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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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Library Anniversary Reception!
Thursday, October 26, 6:00pm
The library is celebrating its 90th anniversary,
as well as 10 years in our Five Points location!
Hear about the library's history, and then enjoy
some food and the music of acoustic guitarist
Dennis Neff.

at the Branch Library

Thursday, October 19, 4:00pm
All ages are welcome to come to the Branch
Library for Sharpie tie-dye!

One-on-One Tech Help
at the Main Library

Friday, October 20, 10:00-11:00am
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.

F.o.W.L. Fall Book Sale
October 21-25
The Friends of Washington Library Fall
Book Sale will be held at the Main Library
on Saturday, October 21, thru Wednesday
at noon on October 25 during library hours.
There is a sale preview on Friday, October
20, from 5:00-7:00pm for F.o.W.L. members.
New members always welcome!

Midday Movie
at the Branch Library

Monday, October 23, 11:00am
Come enjoy the recently released film
Churchill (PG) at the Sunnyland Branch!
Popcorn provided.

Halloween Stories
at the Branch Library

Tuesday, October 24, 6:30pm
All ages welcome! Enjoy some not-so-spooky

Genealogy Meetup
at the Main Library

Friday, October 27, 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.

Scary Movie Night for grades 6-12
Friday, October 27, 5:00-6:30pm
Bring yourself and your friends to the Main
Library to celebrate Halloween with the scary
movie Lights Out, candy, and other snacks.
Costume optional.

Halloween Gingerbread House
Saturday, October 28
10:00am at Branch or 1:00pm at Main
Free for ages 3 and up. Sign up to reserve
a spot to create a Halloween-themed
gingerbread house at the Branch Library
or Main Library. Children under 8 must be
accompanied by an adult.

Tuesday, October 31, 4:00pm
Kids ages 5 and up can use library-supplied
Legos at the Main Library to build their own
creations, which will be placed in our children's
department display case for one month and
then disassembled for our next Lego event.

Halloween Movie
Tuesday, October 31, 6:00pm
Come to the Main Library to watch The
(1961), a classic supernatural
horror movie, on our big screen. Popcorn