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Adult Events & Programs

Writing Workshop
Tuesday, October 17, 6:00pm
Writers of all experience levels are invited to bring to the
Main Library their latest projects for feedback in a
supportive environment. We will open with writing exercises
and games, followed by a workshop-format discussion.

Wednesday Walks
Wednesdays, October 18 & 25 at 11:00am
Let's get moving! We will meet at the Main Library and set
out for a walk on the trail. In case of bad weather, we will
walk on the track at Five Points Washington. Participants
can set their own pace and distance. Bottled water will
be provided.

One-on-One Tech Help
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2:00-3:00pm (MAIN Library)
Friday, Oct. 20, 10:00-11:00am (MAIN Library)
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

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 beginning Saturday, Oct. 21, thru
Wednesday noon on Oct. 25 during library hours. There is
a sale preview on Oct. 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.

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.

Genealogy Meetup
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 at the Main
Library. Light refreshments provided.

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

Wednesday Walks
Wednesdays, November 1, 8 & 15 at 11:00am
Let's get moving! We will meet at the Main Library and set
out for a walk on the trail. In case of bad weather, we will
walk on the track at Five Points Washington. Participants
can set their own pace and distance. Bottled water will
be provided.

Woodie Guthrie: Dustbowl Troubadour
Saturday, November 4, 2:00pm
Midwest singer & songwriter Barry Cloyd brings American
History to life at the Main Library through the music of Woodie
Guthrie, which chronicles America's history of struggle and
spirit during the 1930s-1950s.




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

2017 Holiday Schedule

The library will be closed:

January 2
February 20
May 29
July 4
September 4
November 23 & 24
December 25 & 26
December 29 (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.

Library Book Club
The library's book club for adults meets
once a month, August - May, at 6:30pm.
Contact Erin at the Main Library
(444-2241) for more information.