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Adult Events & Programs

One-on-One Tech Help
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2:00-3:00pm (MAIN Library)
Friday, Dec. 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.

Spirits of Christmas
Thursday, December 20, 6:30pm
Join author Sylvia Shults at the Main Library as she presents
on the dark side of the holidays -- Yuletide spirits, holiday
horrors and Christmas catastrophes.

Knit Night
Wednesday, January 2, 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!

Get Organized in 2019
Saturday, January 5, 2:00pm
Has getting organized been in your top five New Year's
resolutions for too many years? Professional organizer
Kate Varness will be at the Main Library to help you
make this the year you reach your organizing goals!

Book Chatters
Monday, January 7, 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.

Friends of Washington Library
Tuesday, January 8, 6:30pm
The Friends of Washington Library assist with special
events, sponsor book sales, underwrite youth and adult
programs, replace worn popular books and volunteer to
help with special projects in the library. Join us at the
Main Library. New members always welcome!

Preparing for Retirement
Part 1: Wednesday, January 9, 5:30pm
Part 2: Wednesday, January 16, 5:30pm

Silver Evolutions presents a two-part series on retirement
planning at the Main Library. A light dinner and snacks
will be provided. Part one will cover the upsides of
downsizing and marketing your home. Part two will cover
financial planning and living options for retirement.

WDL Book Club
Thursday, January 10, 6:30pm
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. Join other book lovers
to discuss books you choose.

One-on-One Tech Help
Monday, Jan. 14, 10:00-11:00am (MAIN Library)
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2:00-3:00pm (MAIN Library)
Friday, Jan. 18, 9:00am-1:00pm (BRANCH 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.

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)

January 1, 2019

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.

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!

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.