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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?
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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



Lynda.com 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.

 
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The Main Library and Branch Library
will be closed on Thursday, November
22 and Friday, November 23.



New Sunday Hours
The Main Library will be open on
Sundays from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
for a trial period!


Gingerbread House Decorating
Registration Begins November 1

Register your kids, ages 3 and up, for one
session at the Main or Branch Library on
Saturday, Dec. 8. Sessions at the Main
Library will be at 9am, 11am, 1pm, & 3pm.
Branch Library session will be at 10am.

LEGO Club
Tuesday, November 27, 4:00pm
Kids, ages 5 and up, use library-supplied
Legos at the Main Library to build original
creations that will be displayed for a month!

Craftstravaganza!:
Holiday Gift Edition

Thursday, November 29, 6:00pm
Adults, let's make some holiday gifts
at the Main Library! Supplies and
instruction will be provided for three
projects. Participants can complete
as many or as few as they wish.
Registration is required and limited to
the first 20 registered.

Book Chatters
Monday, December 3, 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 take
home an exciting new book before its
official publication! Light refreshments
provided.

Santa Storytime and Songs
at the Branch Library
Tuesday, December 4, 6:30pm
Come to the Branch Library for a story
with Santa and Music and More with
Miss Tracy.

Your Secret Chef:
Simple Everyday Meals
Tuesday, December 4, 6:30pm
The presentation originally scheduled
on November 15 has been rescheduled.
Personal chef Bill More returns to the Main
Library to present on easy meals, perfect
for the busy days leading up to the holidays.
Registration is required and limited to 25
participants.

Intro to Internet Safety & Privacy
Thursday, December 6, 10:00-11:00am
Come to the Main Library to learn about
strategies to protect yourself, computer,
and privacy online.

STEAM Power Projects
at the Branch Library

Thursday, December 6, 4:00pm
Kids, ages 3 and up, can come on the first
Thursday of each month for a new STEAM
(Science, Technology, Engineering, and
Math) project. This month is CD Hovercrafts!

Knit Night
Tuesday, December 6, 6:30pm
Bring your latest project for a laidback
evening of conversation and yarn work at
the Main Library. All skill levels welcome -
staff will be on hand to offer tips and
encouragement. Don't knit? We'll be happy
to help you get started!