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Adult Events & Programs

Adult Summer Reading Program
June 4 through July 14
Join us for an all-new, all-ages summer reading!
Reading Takes You Everywhere is the theme of this
year's summer reading from June 4-July 14. Register
at the Main Library or Branch Library. Families can
register on one family registration sheet.
Receive
a prize for registering, hours read, and goal completion.
Receive reading tickets for each hour read that can be
used for a chance to win awesome prizes! Adults,
ages 19 and up, must read 15 hours to reach their goal.
Adult goal prizes will be awarded while supplies last.
Prizes available June 4-July 14. The more hours you
read the more chances you'll have to win! Stop by the
library to find out how you can earn extra tickets and for
more information.

Illinois at 200
Thursday, May 24, 6:30pm
Join William Pack at the Main Library for history, storytelling,
trivia, and prizes to celebrate the bicentennial!

One-on-One Tech Help at the Main Library
Friday, May 25, 10:00-11:00am
Would you like assistance with ebooks, email, social
media, Ancestry.com, your smartphone, tablet, or laptop
computer? Stop in for help! Questions answered on a
first-come, first-served basis.

Genealogy Meetup
Friday, May 25, 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.

Knit Night
Tuesday, May 29, 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 happyto help you
get started!

Wednesday Walks
Wednesday, May 30, 11:00am
Meet at the Main Library and walk on the Washington Park
trail! Participants can set their own pace and distance. Bottled
water provided. In case of bad weather, we'll walk the Five
Points track. Wednesday Walks will continue through June 27.

AARP Smart Driver Course for Age 50+

Registration begins June 4 for the AARP Smart Driver Course
being held at the Main Library August 6 and August 7 from
9:30am - 1:30pm. Call or stop by the Main Library to register
and for more information.

Book Chatters
Monday, June 4, 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 achance to take home an
exciting new book before.

Wednesday Walks
Wednesday, June 6, 11:00am
Meet at the Main Library and walk on the Washington Park
trail! Participants can set their own pace and distance. Bottled
water provided. In case of bad weather, we'll walk the Five
Points track. Wednesday Walks will continue through June 27.

Craftstravaganza!
Thursday, June 7, 6:00pm
Adults, join us at the Main Library to make three projects.
Pre-registration is required. Call or stop by the Main Library
to register and for more information. Supplies and instruction
included!



Registration Options (when required):
NOTE: Registrations are limited; on a first-come
basis. If a program / event registration is full when
we receive your submission, we will contact you.

Registration is not required unless indicated.
Online registration is not available unless
otherwise indicated.

  1. Online Registration - when available
  2. Sign-up at either library location
  3. Sign-up by phone:
    Main Library (Five Points): 444-2241
    or Sunnyland Branch (Sunnyland Plaza):
    745-3023

2018 Holiday Schedule

The library will be closed:

January 1
February 19
May 28
July 4
September 3
November 22 & 23
December 24 & 25
December 31 (close at 1:00pm)




Available At The Library:


Ancestry Library Edition is
available at your library!

Discover your family history with the
world's largest genealogy website.
To view Ancestry using the link above
you must be at the Main Library inside
Five Points or the Branch Library
in Washington Plaza.



We’re extremely pleased to announce
that we are now offering ReferenceUSA®,
a powerful online research tool from
Infogroup®! 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. It is very easy to
navigate, so even computer novices will
feel at ease searching ReferenceUSA.
For use outside of the library, log on with
your Washington District Library card
number.


Historical Society Case
Stop by and see the Washington Historical
Society display at the Main Library. Thanks
to donations given in memory of Marguerite
and Gary Lucas, a display case has been
purchased by the Historical Society
and placed at the Main Library to show
treasures from the Society’s collection.


WDL Book Club
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.