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Upcoming Events

Jan
25
Sat
11:30 am Chinese Noon Year Celebration
Chinese Noon Year Celebration
Jan 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Chinese Noon Year Celebration @ Washington District Library - Sunnyland Branch
Ring in the Lunar Noon Year with a library bash! There will be crafts, activities, and snacks in honor of the Year of Rat. All ages; no registration
Jan
27
Mon
10:30 am Toddler Dance Party
Toddler Dance Party
Jan 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Dance Party @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Bubbles and dancing and music, oh my! Bring your little one is for a dance party just for them! Ages 0-5; no registration
Jan
28
Tue
4:00 pm Library Lego Club
Library Lego Club
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 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.
Jan
29
Wed
10:00 am Little Listeners Storytime
Little Listeners Storytime
Jan 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Little Listeners Storytime @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Stories, rhymes, songs, sensory experiences, and weekly themed fun! This storytime is just the thing to help your little one develop a love of books, learning, and trying new things! Ages 2-3; no registration  
Jan
30
Thu
9:30 am Baby Bounce
Baby Bounce
Jan 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Baby Bounce @ Washington District Library - Main Library
This music and movement class will include interactive songs, instrument play, sign language, and more. The goal is to help build a strong base for language development and help your little one prepare for a storytime setting! This class is intended for children ages 0-24 months and their caregivers. No registration required.
2:00 pm Ready Readers Storytime
Ready Readers Storytime
Jan 30 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Ready Readers 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! Ages 4-6; no registration required
6:00 pm Cardstravaganza!
Cardstravaganza!
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Cardstravaganza! @ Main Library
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. This event is for adults (18+) only. Registration required – limited to the first 20 signed up.[...]
Jan
31
Fri
10:30 am Together Time Storytime
Together Time Storytime
Jan 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Together Time 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! Ages 3-6; no registration required
Feb
2
Sun
2:00 pm Family Movie Matinee
Family Movie Matinee
Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Movie Matinee @ Washington District Library - Main Library
Come in to enjoy a movie with the whole family! Popcorn provided. February Movie: Playing With Fire
Feb
3
Mon
11:00 am Book Chatters
Book Chatters
Feb 3 @ 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.

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