eBooks & More

The library gives you access to downloadable ebooks and audiobooks!

eResources

The library has tons of electronic resources for Washington District Library cardholders!  Check out NoveList book recommendations, Consumer Reports that you can access from home, courses from Lynda.com, Learning Express Library test preparation, Legal Information Reference Center, Small Business Reference Center, and more.

Text Message Services

You can keep up-to-date with your library account by signing up here via Shoutbomb.  Please note that while the library does not charge a fee to use the Shoutbomb service, your mobile phone service plan standard text messaging rates apply.

Upcoming Events

Jan
23
Wed
6:30 pm A Ugandan Coffee Adventure
A Ugandan Coffee Adventure
Jan 23 @ 6:30 pm
A Ugandan Coffee Adventure @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Yvonne Andreson of The Blend presents on her travels in Uganda researching coffee farming.
Jan
24
Thu
5:00 pm Teen Ramen Cook-Off
Teen Ramen Cook-Off
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Teen Ramen Cook-Off @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Come with a group or by yourself to test out your cooking skills with ramen!  Using a microwave and the ingredients provided you will make a dish to put before our judges.  Prizes will be awarded to the best cooks!
Jan
25
Fri
2:30 pm Genealogy Meetup
Genealogy Meetup
Jan 25 @ 2:30 pm
Genealogy Meetup @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Share your recent genealogical finds with others!  Get help using Ancestry Library Edition and other library resources to explore your family’s history.  Light refreshments provided.
Jan
29
Tue
4:00 pm Library LEGO Club
Library LEGO Club
Jan 29 @ 4:00 pm
Library LEGO Club @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Use library-supplied LEGOs to build original creations that will be displayed for one month! Ages 5+; no registration.
6:00 pm Anime Night for High School
Anime Night for High School
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Anime Night for High School @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Watch anime, eat ramen, draw, meet other fans, and more!
Jan
30
Wed
9:30 am 3-Year Old Storytime
3-Year Old Storytime
Jan 30 @ 9:30 am
3-Year Old Storytime @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Stories, songs, puppets, finger rhymes, crafts and weekly themed fun for your little ones! Promotes listening skills and a love of books! Age 3.
10:30 am 2-Year Old Lapsit Storytime
2-Year Old Lapsit Storytime
Jan 30 @ 10:30 am
2-Year Old Lapsit Storytime @ Washington District Library - Main Library
A beginning experience of listening to stories, learning simple finger rhymes and enjoying puppet play in a group setting, all from the security of a parent’s or caregiver’s lap! Each session lasts approximately 20 minutes with an opportunity to select books and play afterwards.
6:00 pm Cardstravaganza!
Cardstravaganza!
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Cardstravaganza! @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Adults: let’s make some cards! These will be appropriate for Valentine’s Day or other card-giving occasions. Supplies and instruction will be provided for at least three card styles.  Participants can complete as many or as few as they wish. Registration required – limited to the first 20 signed up.  Call 309-444-2241 to register.
Jan
31
Thu
2:00 pm 4-6 Year-Old Storytime
4-6 Year-Old Storytime
Jan 31 @ 2:00 pm
4-6 Year-Old Storytime @ Washington District Library - Main LIbrary
Stories, songs, puppets, finger rhymes, crafts and weekly themed fun for your little ones! Promotes listening skills and a love of books!
Feb
1
Fri
10:30 am 3-6 Year-Old Storytime
3-6 Year-Old Storytime
Feb 1 @ 10:30 am
3-6 Year-Old Storytime @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Stories, songs, puppets, finger rhymes, crafts and weekly themed fun for your little ones! Promotes listening skills and a love of books!