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Adult Events & Programs

Book Binge, Adult Summer Reading Challenge
June 1 - September 1
Register to receive your checklist of 25 types of books
for you to explore between June 1 and September 1.
Choose just 8 of the suggestions to complete then
turn in your form to win a completion prize and be
entered into a grand prize drawing.

Drop-In eBook Assistance
Friday, August 18, 10:00-11:00am
Come to the Main Library for help with ebooks and

Midday Movies at 11:00am
at the Branch Library

Monday, August 21: The Shack (2017) PG-13

Autumn Landscape Care
Thursday, August 24, 6:30pm
Join Illinois Master Gardner Kathy McLaughlin at the
Main Library to learn how to care for home gardens in
the fall.

Genealogy Meetup
Friday, August 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.

Game Time
Thursday, August 31, at 6:00pm
Drop in at the Main Library for a fun evening of board and
card games with a welcoming group. A variety of games
will be available, based on attendance and interest.

Monthly Knit Night
Tuesday, September 5, 6:30pm
Bring your latest project to the Main Library for a laidback
evening of conversation and yarn work. 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!

Wednesday Walk
Wednesdays, September 13, 20 & 27, 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.

Planning for College
Thursday, September 14, 6:30pm
Natalie Irwin from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission
will be at the Main Library to explain the ins and outs of the
college application process. Appropriate for high school
students and their parents, as well as anyone else
considering college.

Medicare 101
Friday, September 15, 10:30am
Which Medicare plan is right for you? A representative from
Humana will present current information on Medicare
choices, policies and procedures at the Main Library.

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):

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

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.