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Adult Events & Programs

3D Printing Demonstration
Tuesday, October 6, 6:30pm
Be fascinated as WCHS instructor Robert Mitchell
and several students explain and demonstrate the
basics of "additive manufacturing" - technologies
that build 3D objects! Join us at the Main Library to
experience the WCHS Engineering Department's
3D printers!

Soups with Bill More of Your Secret Chef
Thursday, October 15, 6:30pm
Pre-register for this scrumptious presentation at the
Main Library, as Bill More returns to demonstrate how
to make several delicious soups! Space is limited.

Friends of Washington Library
The purpose of our Friends group is to promote
the Washington District Library, stimulate public
support and provide volunteer services. With only
3 meetings per year, it's fun to join FoWL! Pick up
a membership form at the library and attend their
next meeting on Tuesday, October 13th, 6:30pm
at the Main Library. Click on the following link
for more information: F.o.W.L.

Books, DVDs, and CDs in good condition will
again be accepted at the Main Library from
September 28 through October 17, 2015, for
the F.o.W.L. Fall Book Sale. Textbooks and
encyclopedias will not be accepted. Call Erin
at the Main Library about magazine donations.
The sale will take place at the Main Library
October 24-28. (Preview for F.o.W.L. members
on Friday, October 23, from 5-7pm)

Introduction to Our Digital Library
Tuesday, November 3, 6:30-7:30pm
Learn how to check out ebooks and
audiobooks on your electronic devices
through the Alliance Digital Media Library
and eRead Illinois. Registration not required.

Hollywood Through Its Posters
Thursday, November 19, 6:00pm
Come early to the Main Library to see Mike Piepel's
collection of classic movie posters; then learn about
the history of early Hollywood and the film classics
from our past.

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.

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.

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):

2015 Holiday Schedule

The library will be closed:

January 1
February 16
May 25
July 4
September 7
November 26 & 27
December 24 & 25
December 31 (close at 1:00pm)

January 1, 2016

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