Events Calendar

Apr
23
Tue
AARP Smart Driver Course for Age 50+
Apr 23 @ 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.

Apr
24
Wed
AARP Smart Driver Course for Age 50+
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.

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
TBR: Using Apps and Websites to Find Your Next Great Read
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
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.

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.

May
1
Wed
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
What’s It Worth? Antique Appraisals with Mark Moran
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 limited to one item and given a spot in a one-hour time slot.   Registration opens April 1.  Call 309-444-2241 to register.

Mr. Moran is available to make home visits for people with big things, or fragile things (or a lot of things). House calls are $75 an hour (a portion of which goes back to the library) and there is no mileage charge if within 10 miles of the appraisal event site. To arrange, call 715-281-5060 or email moranm1953@gmail.com.

Categories of objects for appraisal may include: Fine art, including paintings, drawings, prints and statuary; furniture (usually smaller pieces are best); ceramics, including figural pottery, vases, dishes, kitchenware and stoneware; glassware, including lighting, marbles and souvenir items; vintage photographs, including snapshots, tintypes, ambrotypes and daguerreotypes; advertising, including posters, lithographed tin, paper and figural objects; folk art, including carvings, quilts, weathervanes, windmill weights and “outsider” art; assorted toys, including dolls (bisque, composition and plastic), windups and mechanical banks; metal ware, including iron, bronze, brass, pot metal, silver, silver plate; clocks, including mantel, hanging and figural; costume jewelry, including brooches, bracelets, and earrings; musical Instruments, including string, wind and reed instruments; antique and vintage lighting of all kinds; books and sports memorabilia.

Excluded items: all weapons, including swords and knives (though folding knives with advertising are accepted); traps (like leg-hold); Nazi memorabilia; coins and paper money; fine jewelry, including precious gems; Beanie Babies.

May
6
Mon
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.

May
9
Thu
WDL Book Club
May 9 @ 6:30 pm
WDL Book Club @ Washington District Library - Main Library

Discuss a book selected on a monthly basis.  Contact Erin at 309-444-2241 for more details.