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, 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

Dec
5
Thu
4:00 pm STEAM Power: Butter Making
STEAM Power: Butter Making
Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
STEAM Power: Butter Making @ Washington District Library - Sunnyland Branch
Join us on the first Thursday of the month to make a new STEAM-powered project! This month’s project is butter making. Ages 3+; no registration required
5:30 pm The Busy People Discussion Group
The Busy People Discussion Group
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
The Busy People Discussion Group @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Have a hard time fitting a book club into your schedule? Every month we will discuss a short story, essay or article and enjoy some refreshments. Ask at the front desk of the Main Library or Sunnyland Branch if you want a paper copy of this month’s discussion topic. This month we will be discussing[...]
Dec
6
Fri
10:30 am Tiny Town Playtime
Tiny Town Playtime
Dec 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tiny Town Playtime @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Drop in to visit our tiny town and see friends while we are on storytime break! Ages 5 and under; no registration required
Dec
7
Sat
9:00 am Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Gingerbread House @ Washington District Library - Sunnyland Branch
Join us for our annual gingerbread house decorating extravaganza! Sign up for a space in either the 9 AM or 11 AM time slot. Ages 3+; registration required Registration opens on November 1 Call at 309-745-3023
9:00 am Gingerbread Houses
Gingerbread Houses
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gingerbread Houses @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Join us for our annual gingerbread house decorating extravaganza! Sign up for a space in either the 9 AM, 11 AM, 1 PM, or 3 PM time slot. Ages 3+; registration required Registration opens on November 1 Call at 309-444-2241
Dec
9
Mon
4:00 pm Make It Monday: Cricut Christmas...
Make It Monday: Cricut Christmas...
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Make It Monday: Cricut Christmas Cards @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Put your maker skills to work with a new project every month. December’s project is Cricut Christmas Cards! Make a card to celebrate the holidays Ages 8-12; no registration required
Dec
10
Tue
6:00 pm Teen ANIME Meeting
Teen ANIME Meeting
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Teen ANIME Meeting @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Love anime and manga? Join the Washington Anime Group to watch anime, eat ramen, draw, and meet other fans. We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from September – June. For teens in grades 6-12.
6:30 pm Santa Storytime and Songs
Santa Storytime and Songs
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Santa Storytime and Songs @ Washington District Library - Sunnyland Branch
Picture and story with Santa, followed by Christmas music with Music & More! All ages; no registration
Dec
11
Wed
11:30 am Brown Bag It: Communication Junc...
Brown Bag It: Communication Junc...
Dec 11 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag It: Communication Junction @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Bring your lunch to the library and enjoy a Sign and Sing Storytime with Communication Junction! Drinks provided. All ages; no registration.
6:00 pm Craftstravaganza!: Holiday Gift ...
Craftstravaganza!: Holiday Gift ...
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Craftstravaganza!: Holiday Gift Edition @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Let’s make some holiday gifts! Supplies and instruction will be provided for three projects. Participants can complete as many or as few as they wish. This event is for adults (18+) only. Registration required – limited to the first 20 signed up. Call 309-444-2241 to register.

HOURS AND LOCATIONS

MAIN LIBRARY
Five Points Washington
380 N. Wilmor Rd.
Washington, IL 61571
Phone: 309.444.2241
Fax: 309.444.4711
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