AT THE LIBRARY

Extra Weekend Hours

Sunnyland will be open on Saturdays during Summer Reading!

Spooky Stories

A fun night of scary stories and s'more-themed desserts!

Databases are Back!

These can be acessed under the Learning Resources tab.

Upcoming Events

Jul
4
Mon
all-day Library Closed
Library Closed
Jul 4 all-day
Library Closed
Main and Branch libraries closed all day for 4th of July.
Jul
5
Tue
4:00 pm Camping Hacks
Camping Hacks
Jul 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Camping Hacks @ Washington District Library- Main Library
Join Miss Cassie & Miss Morgan every other Tuesday during summer reading to learn skills you can use while out in nature whether it be a simple hike or camping. Each session will focus on a different category of skills. This week we will be learning about health and safety from our friends at Forest[...]
6:00 pm Camp Poison Oak
Camp Poison Oak
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Camp Poison Oak @ Washington District Library- Main Library
Enjoy a visit to summer camp with interactive storyteller, Dennis Porter! There will stories, singing, & silliness, magic, mystery, and more! All ages.
Jul
6
Wed
12:00 pm Picnic at the Park- Wildlife Pra...
Picnic at the Park- Wildlife Pra...
Jul 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Picnic at the Park- Wildlife Prairie Park @ John L. Hensey
Bring your lunch to the Hensey playground and enjoy a visit from one of our friends! [Event will be moved to the Main library in the case of bad weather] All Ages.
2:00 pm Ice Cream & Board Games
Ice Cream & Board Games
Jul 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ice Cream & Board Games @ Washington District Library - Sunnyland Branch
Make your own ice cream sundae and play board games with friends. Ages 12-18.
Jul
7
Thu
9:30 am Baby Bounce
Baby Bounce
Jul 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Baby Bounce @ Washington District Library- Main Library
Looking for something to do with your child that is not quite old enough for storytime? Baby Bounce is the class for you! Geared towards babies under the age of 2, this lap-sit program is a 30-minute music and movement class that teaches pre-literacy skills and prepares your child for a storytime-like setting. Ages: 0-2.
2:00 pm Cozy Mystery Book Club
Cozy Mystery Book Club
Jul 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Cozy Mystery Book Club @ Washington District Library- Sunnyland Branch
Cozy mysteries are a sub-genre of mysteries that include an ordinary person who attempts to solve a community based mystery. In addition to this, there may be unique characters, puns, and a food or library theme! If this sounds interesting to you, join us to discuss July’s book pick, The Secret, Book, and Scone Society[...]
6:00 pm Tween Thursday: Smores Cook Off
Tween Thursday: Smores Cook Off
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Tween Thursday: Smores Cook Off @ Washington District Library- Main Library
Join Miss Cassie every week for a variety of events & activities. Do you have what it takes to make the best smore? Compete against others in a culinary battle to make the tastiest, most unique, and most visually appealing smore. Ages: 9-14. Registration Required. Call (309)444-2241 to register.
7:00 pm Spooky Stories with Sylvia Shults
Spooky Stories with Sylvia Shults
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spooky Stories with Sylvia Shults @ Washington District Library- Main Library
Do you want a fun night of scary stories and s’more themed desserts? Join us for spooky stories with local author, Sylvia Shults! Adults 21+; Registration required. S’more themed desserts and other snacks will be provided, and a cash bar will be available. Call (309)745-3023 to register.
Jul
8
Fri
10:30 am Summer Storytime- Main Library
Summer Storytime- Main Library
Jul 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Summer Storytime- Main Library @ Washington District Library- Main Library & Facebook Live
Six weeks of stories, songs, rhymes, crafts, and weekly themed fun for your littles! Promotes listening skills & a love of books! Theme: Time For a Swim! Craft: Popsicle Stick Pool Friends Sensory: Beach in a Bag Dramatic Play: Pool Floaty Fun Intended for Ages: 2-6.

HOURS AND LOCATIONS

MAIN LIBRARY
Five Points Washington
380 N. Wilmor Rd.
Washington, IL 61571
Phone: 309.444.2241

questions@washingtondl.org
Monday
9am-6pm
Tuesday
9am-8pm
Wednesday
9am-8pm
Thursday
9am-8pm
Friday
9am-5pm
Saturday (Sep - May)
9am-5pm
Saturday (Jun - Aug)
9am-1pm
Sunday
1pm-5pm
SUNNYLAND BRANCH
16 Washington Plaza
Washington, IL 61571
Phone/Fax: 309.745.3023
questions@washingtondl.org


Monday
9am-6pm
Tuesday
1pm-8pm
Wednesday
9am-6pm
Thursday
1pm-6pm
Friday
9am-5pm
Saturday (Sep - May)
9am-1pm
Saturday (Jun - Aug)
Closed
Sunday
Closed