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

Apr
24
Wed
9:30 am AARP Smart Driver Course for Age...
AARP Smart Driver Course for Age...
Apr 24 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
AARP Smart Driver Course for Age 50+ @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Upon completion of this refresher class, participants may receive a discount on their auto insurance.  Participants must attend both days. Cost is $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. Registration required.  Registration opens February 4.  Call 309-444-2241 to register.
2:00 pm One-on-One Tech Help
One-on-One Tech Help
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
One-on-One Tech Help @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Have a question about ebooks, devices or computers?  Stop in and we can help!  First come, first serve availability. WDL cardholders can contact Erin for individual appointments.
Apr
25
Thu
6:30 pm TBR: Using Apps and Websites to ...
TBR: Using Apps and Websites to ...
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm
TBR: Using Apps and Websites to Find Your Next Great Read @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Learn how to use NoveList, Goodreads and other websites and apps to find great books.
Apr
26
Fri
9:00 am One-on-One Tech Help
One-on-One Tech Help
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
One-on-One Tech Help @ Washington District Library - Sunnyland Branch
Have a question about ebooks, devices or computers?  Stop in and we can help!  First come, first serve availability. WDL cardholders can contact Erin for individual appointments.
2:30 pm Genealogy Meetup
Genealogy Meetup
Apr 26 @ 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.
4:30 pm Teen Zombie Night
Teen Zombie Night
Apr 26 @ 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Teen Zombie Night @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Pre-register and pick up permission slips at the library for Zombie Night!  Bring your Nerf guns to play Humans vs. Zombies, then watch Warm Bodies.  Pizza and other snacks provided! PERMISSION SLIPS ARE REQUIRED.  Registration required – call 309-444-2241 after April 1st to register. Rain Date: May 10th
Apr
30
Tue
4:00 pm Library LEGO Club
Library LEGO Club
Apr 30 @ 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.
May
1
Wed
6:30 pm Knit Night
Knit Night
May 1 @ 6:30 pm
Knit Night @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Bring your latest project for a laidback evening of conversation and yarn work.  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!
May
3
Fri
4:00 pm What’s It Worth? Antique Apprais...
What’s It Worth? Antique Apprais...
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
What's It Worth? Antique Appraisals with Mark Moran @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Mark Moran, a professional appraiser and guest expert on Antiques Roadshow, will be at the Main Library to give you his opinion on the value of your items.  Spectators are welcome to drop in throughout the program. Registration required to have an item appraised – limited to the first 40 signed up.  You will be[...]
May
6
Mon
11:00 am Book Chatters
Book Chatters
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Book Chatters @ Washington District Library - Main Library
What are you reading?  Discuss your latest reads, get recommendations and learn about upcoming and recently released titles.  Take home an exciting new book before its official publication!  Light refreshments provided.