Adult Events

Apr
19
Fri
FoWL Book Sale
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – Apr 23 @ 8:00 pm
FoWL Book Sale @ Washington District Library- Main Library

The sale includes thousands of books of all genres and topics. All proceeds go toward adding popular items to the collection, paying for additional programs, and covering expenses for the children’s department and summer reading.

Friday & Saturday: $1 each

Sunday: $0.50 each

Monday: $3/bag

Tuesday: Free/Donation

Book, DVD, and CD donations for the book sale are accepted Apr. 1-14 at the Main Library.

Apr
23
Tue
Sunnyland Craft Night
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Sunnyland Craft Night @ Washington District Library-Sunnyland Branch

Need a decorative rock for your garden, or just something small to display your art skills. Come join us at the Branch for a night of rock painting.

April Craft: Rock Painting

Ages: 18+. Registration Required.

Call (309)745-3023 to register.

Apr
25
Thu
Seed Saving
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Seed Saving @ Washington District Library- Main Library

Did you know that WDL is adding a Seed Library to our Sunnyland Branch location? Join Karen Corrigan from the U of I Extension to learn seed saving tips and techniques to help make this endeavor a success!

Ages: 18+.

Apr
26
Fri
Library Delayed Opening
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Library Delayed Opening

Main and Branch libraries will open at 10 AM on the last Friday of each month to allow for all-staff meetings.

May
1
Wed
Puzzle Competition
May 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Puzzle Competition @ Washington District Library - Main Library

Think your group can be the fastest to put together a 350 piece puzzle? Test your skills against other groups of puzzlers and win a prize if you and your group complete your puzzle first!

Ages: 18+. Registration Required.

Call (309)444-2241 to register.

May
6
Mon
AARP Smart Driver Course
May 6 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
AARP Smart Driver Course @ Washington District Library- Main Library

If you are 50 and over, sign up to attend the AARP Smart Driver Course. Participants must attend both 4-hour sessions to receive a certificate that can provide a discount on car insurance. The cost is $20 for AARP members and $25 for non-members. Participants should arrive 15 minutes early on Monday to sign in and pay.

Ages: 50+. Registration Required.

Call (309)444-2241 to register.

Book Chatters
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Book Chatters @ Washington District Library- Main Library

Are you interested in a book club, but don’t have a lot of extra time? Join us monthly to discuss your latest reads, get recommendations, and learn about upcoming and recently released titles. Plus, take home a new book before its official release date.

Ages: 18+.

Monday Morning Movie
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monday Morning Movie @ Washington District Library-Sunnyland Branch

Come in for some mid-morning entertainment! Join us at Sunnyland the first Monday of the month for a movie. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Movie: The Wolf and the Lion (2021) PG

Ages: 18+.

May
8
Wed
Coffee & Company
May 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Coffee & Company @ Washington District Library-Sunnyland Branch

Have you been feeling isolated? Are you interested in getting out of the house and getting social? Join us to meet new faces and make social connections! Donuts & drinks provided.

Ages: 18+.

May
14
Tue
Cozy Mystery Book Club
May 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Cozy Mystery Book Club @ Washington District Library-Sunnyland Branch

Join us for a discussion of this month’s cozy pick, The American Agent by Jacqueline Winspear.

18+.