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Adult Events & Programs

"Super Bowls" Auction
January 16 through February 4
This popular Friends of Washington Library
fundraiser returns to the Main Library! Bid
on their silent auction "Super Bowls".

AARP Tax-Aide
Appointments for free tax help at the Main Library
for seniors and low-income persons through the
AARP Tax-Aide program can be made starting
Monday, January 16, 2017. Appointments are full.

"Cabin Fever" Adult Reading Program
The Cabin Fever adult reading program returns
on January 23! Stop by the Main or Branch
Library to pick up a book log. Return the log
by March 18 for a chance to win a Kindle Fire!

Introduction to eBooks and Audiobooks
Thursday, January 26, 6:30-7:30pm
Join us at the Main Library to learn how to use the
Alliance Digital Media Library and eRead Illinois
to check out a wide range of titles for adults,
young adults, and children that can be enjoyed on
your smart phones, tablets, ereaders, and computers.
Registration not required.

Book Chatters
Monday, February 6, 11:00am-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 a
chance to take home an exciting new book before
its official publication! Light refreshments provided.

Your Secret Chef: Valentine's Desserts
Thursday, February 9, 6:30pm
Back by popular demand at the Main Library, Bill More
demonstrates how to make yummy desserts just in time
for Valentine's Day! Presentation is limited to 20
participants. Call to register!

Drop-In eBook Assistance
Wednesday, February 15, 2:00-3:00pm
Come to the Main Library for help with ebooks.

Award Winning Movies Series
Thursday, February 16, 6:30pm
Join us at the Main Library to watch Casablanca
(1942) on our big screen.

Drop-In eBook Assistance
Friday, February 17, 10:00-11:00am
Come to the Main Library for help with ebooks.

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.




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.