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Adult Events & Programs

UnityPoint Wellmobile
Saturday, September 15, 9:00-11:30am
UnityPoint Health will provide free blood pressure,
spirometry, blood glucose* (sugar), and cholesterol*
screenings at the Main Library. Screenings are free and
open to the public, no appointment is necessary.
*Note: An 8 to 12 hour fast is required for the blood
glucose and cholesterol tests.

Family Game Time
Sponsored by the WCHS Game Club
Saturday, September 15, 2:00pm
Washington Community High School (WCHS) Game Club
members will be on hand at the Main Library to teach us
and play games. Come make new friends, learn a new
game, and have fun! All ages welcome.

One-on-One Tech Help
Monday, Sep. 17, 9:00-10:00am (BRANCH Library)
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 2:00-3:00pm (MAIN Library)
Friday, Sep. 21, 10:00-11:00am (MAIN Library)
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.

Morning Movie at the Branch Library
Monday, September 17, 10:00am
Enjoy Chappaquiddick (PG-13, 2017) and popcorn!

Wednesday Walks
September 19 & 26 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. Wednesday Walks will continue through
November 7. No walk will be held on October 10.

Tech Talk: Social Media Basics
Thursday, September 20, 6:30-7:30pm
Join us at the Main Library to learn Facebook, Instagram,
Twitter, and others as time and interest permit. Bring your
questions and your device (optional).

The Art of Living Mindfully
Thursday, September 27, 6:00pm
Mindfulness reduces stress, enhances concentration, and
sharpens minds. Join Wisnu Meier at the Main Library as
she teaches through lecture and hands-on experience.
Registration is required and limited to 25 participants.

Genealogy Meetup
Friday, September 28, 2:30pm
Share your recent genealogical finds with others at the Main
Library! Get help using Ancestry Library Edition and other
library resources to explore your family's history. Light
refreshments provided.

Our Land Between the Rivers:
Illinois in Story & Song

Saturday, September 29, 2:00pm
Join Barry Cloyd at the Main Library for a whirlwind musical
journey through 200 years of Illinois history, from the Illiniwek
Nation to the present.

Book Chatters
Monday, October 2, 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.

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):

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.

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.

Fall Book Sale Donations
October 1 - 13
The library will be accepting donations
of books, DVDs, and CDs in good
condition on October 1 - 13. Please no
textbooks or encyclopedias. The Friends
of Washington Library Fall Book Sale
will be October 20 - 25 with a member
preview (or $5.00 at the door) on Oct. 19.