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Adult Events & Programs

AARP Tax-Aide
Senior citizens and low-income persons may make an
appointment for free tax filing help at the Main Library
beginning Monday, January 15. Tax help appointments
will be on Tuesday afternoons. (Waiting List Only)

Friends of Washington Library "Super Bowls"
Silent auction bidding on beautiful baskets of items
begins on Monday, January 22, and goes through
Saturday, February 10. Come to the Main Library to
place your bids!

Writing Workshop
Tuesday, January 23, 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.

Registration Opens for Your Secret Chef
Thursday, January 25
Your Secret Chef Bill More returns to the Main Library on
Thursday, February 15, at 6:30pm for "Cajun and Creole
Cookin". Registration for this deliciously festive cooking
class begins Thursday, January 25. Program is limited to
25 participants, so sign up early!

Genealogy Meetup
Friday, January 26, 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.

"Cabin Fever" Adult Winter Reading Program

January 29 through March 16
Pick up a reading log starting January 29 and complete
your choice of reading challenges by March 16 to win
a Chamber of Commerce gift certificate or Kindle Fire.

Thursday, February 1, 6:00pm
Adults, register to make an assortment of Valentines and
other cards at the Main Library. Supplies are provided.

Book Chatters
Monday, February 5, 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 enter for a
chance to take home an exciting new book before
its official publication! Light refreshments provided.

Knit Night
Tuesday, February 6, 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!

One-on-One Tech Help
Monday, Feb. 12, 9:00-10:00am (BRANCH Library)
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2:00-3:00pm (MAIN Library)
Friday, Feb. 23, 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.

Your Secret Chef
Thursday, February 15, 6:30pm
Your Secret Chef Bill More returns to the Main Library for
"Cajun and Creole Cookin". Registration is required
and opened on January 25.

Morning Movie at the Branch Library
Monday, February 19, 10:00am
Enjoy a movie and popcorn! Movie to be announced.

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.

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.