"Cabin Fever" Returns!
Adult Winter Reading Program
Stop by the Main or Branch Library to pick up a reading
log! Complete your log by March 16th to be entered in
our grand prize drawing for a Kindle Fire!
Thursdsay, March 19, 6:30pm
Author and radio reporter Ken Zurski returns to the
Main Library to share tales from his new book,
Peoria Stories. Zurski will share stories of famous
figures like Abraham Lincoln and Charles Lindbergh
and how they helped to shape the region.
Spring Book Sale
March 28 thru Noon on April 1
Join us at the Main Library for the Friends of
Washington Library (F.o.W.L.) Spring Book Sale.
The sale begins with a preview for F.o.W.L.
members on Friday, March 27, from 5:00-7:00pm.
Non-members can join or pay $5.00 at the preview.
The book sale is open during regular library hours.
Donations of used books, DVDs, and CDs in
good condition will be accepted from March 2
through March 21. Textbooks, magazines, and
encyclopedias will not be accepted.
AARP Tax Aide
Tuesday afternoons by appointment only
February 3 through April 14
Appointments will be made beginning January 19
and must be made in advance. AARP Tax Aide
volunteers will be at the Main Library on Tuesdays
from 1:00 until 4:00pm. Call or stop by the Main Library
to make an appointment.
The Drummer Boy of Shiloh
Thursday, April 30, 6:30pm
Joseph Henry Monroe was just 12 years old when
he became the Civil War's youngest enlistee. Now
the drummer's story will be told in original music
and popular period songs at the Main Library by
popular local performer Barry Cloyd!
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. The next meeting will
be on Thursday, March 12.
Historical Society Case
Stop by and see the new 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
- Online Registration - when available
- Sign-up at either library location
- Sign-up by phone:
Main Library (Five Points): 444-2241
or Sunnyland Branch (Sunnyland Plaza):
2015 Holiday Schedule
The library will be closed:
November 26 & 27
December 24 & 25
December 31 (close at 1:00pm)
January 1, 2016
Alliance Digital Media Library
Washington District Library patrons can
download eBooks and audiobooks to
compatible devices thru the Alliance
Digital Media Library using your library
card number and PIN.
One-on-one instruction is available for
Washington Library cardholders by
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
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.