Adult Events

Oct
20
Wed
Genealogy Meetup
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Genealogy Meetup @ Washington District Library - Main

Join us at the Main Library as we bring back our regular Genealogy Meetup. Come and share your discoveries and learn more about genealogical resources.

Halloween Craft Night
Oct 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Halloween Craft Night @ Washington District Library - Main

Join Brendan for a creepy craft night! Everyone will leave with one of two Halloween-themed Luminaries! Registration is required, when registration opens please call 309-444-2241 to sign up.

Oct
21
Thu
Axes & Snaxes
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Axes & Snaxes @ Washington District Library

Are you a fan of podcasts like Crime Junkie and Criminal? Do you consider yourself an armchair detective? Is Paul Holes your Spirit Animal? Then we have a group for you! Join us on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:30 PM to discuss true crime documentaries, podcasts, cold cases, and more! Snacks & drinks provided.

This month only meeting at Five Points banquet rooms.

18+

Oct
22
Fri
FoWL Book Sale
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm
FoWL Book Sale @ Washington District Library- Main Library

Sale includes thousands of books of all genres and topics. All proceeds go toward adding popular items to the collection, paying for additional programs, 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 book sale accepted Oct. 4 -18 at the Main Library.

Oct
27
Wed
Queer Book Club
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Queer Book Club @ Washington District Library - Main

Meet up with people who identify as queer and/or allies to discuss our LGBTQ+ book pick of the month!
October’s title is Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado.

Oct
28
Thu
Which Craft? Crock-tober! Soups
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Which Craft? Crock-tober! Soups @ Washington District Library

Join Erin and her special guest for a soup demonstration & tasting! Everyone will take home recipes. One lucky participant will take home a prize!

18+

Registration required; Registration starts September 27

Nov
10
Wed
Dollar Store Wreaths
Nov 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Dollar Store Wreaths @ Washington District Library--Main Library

Create a beautiful holiday wreath using only materials you can find at the dollar store. All materials are provided.

Ages 18+

Registration is required. Call the Main Library at 309.444.2241 to register.

Nov
25
Thu
Library Closed
Nov 25 all-day
Library Closed

Main and Branch libraries closed all day for Thanksgiving.

Nov
26
Fri
Library Closed
Nov 26 all-day
Library Closed

Main and Branch libraries closed all day for Thanksgiving.

Dec
24
Fri
Library Closed
Dec 24 all-day
Library Closed

Main and Branch libraries closed all day for Christmas.