Events Calendar

Library Closed
May 30 all-day
Library Closed

Main and Branch libraries closed all day for Memorial.

Cozy Mystery Book Club
Jun 2 @ 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 June’s book pick, A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette.

Ages: 18+.

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

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 Movies
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monday Morning Movies @ 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.

June movie: The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947) – not rated

Ages: 18+.

Library Closing Early
Jun 6 @ 4:00 pm
Library Closing Early @ Washington District Library - Sunnyland Branch

Both WDL branches will close at 4 PM on Monday, June 6th for our Summer Reading Kick-Off Carnival.

Summer Reading Kick Off
Jun 6 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Summer Reading Kick Off @ Washington District Library- Main Library
Help us kick off our summer reading program with a carnival! While getting signed up for summer reading enjoy bubble stations, yard games, food, and so much more!
(Carnival will be located in Five Points South Parking Lot, in front of the theater and across the street from the high school)
Check out our event on Facebook to get updates on what food trucks and entertainment will be there!
All Ages.
Camping Hacks
Jun 7 @ 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 have a handful of cooking hacks. We will be making a mini spice kit, firestarters, coffee pods, and a waterproof match kit!
Ages: 5+.
Axes & Snaxes After Dark
Jun 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Axes & Snaxes After Dark @ Kep's Sports Bar & Grill

Join us for True Crime Trivia Night at Kep’s! Compete on your own or as a team to win fun prizes! Registration required. Registration begins May 20th.

Ages: 18+. Registration Required.

Call (309)444-2241 to register.

Paranormal Illinois
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Paranormal Illinois @ Washington District Library - Main Library

Come to hear paranormal investigator Chad Lewis talk about Illinois tales of ghosts, UFOs, and mysterious creatures.

Ages 12+.

Genealogy Meet-Up
Jun 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Genealogy Meet-Up @ Washington District Library - Main Library

Join us at the Main Library for our Genealogy Meet-Up. Come and share your discoveries and learn more about genealogical resources.

Ages: 18+.