What’s New at the Library

Library Closing Due to Weather

Due to the upcoming winter storm, both the Main Library and Sunnyland Branch Library will close at 12:00 PM on Thursday, December 22. We will reopen on Monday, December 26 at 9:00 AM.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

-Washington District Library

Extra Weekend Hours

Extra Weekend Hours @ Sunnyland Branch

The Sunnyland Branch will be open extra weekend hours on Saturdays 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM during summer reading!

We will be open on June 11, 18, 25 & July 2, 9, 16.

As usual, the Sunnyland Branch will be closed on Saturdays during the summer after July 16.

Saturday Sunnyland Branch Hours will resume after Labor Day.

Senior Wellness

Senior Wellness

Check out the new program series we are offering at our Sunnyland Branch for the month of May!

Each Wednesday morning, we will have a different wellness program aimed at seniors (ages 55+).

May 11 @ 10 AM: Senior Nutrition

May 18 @ 9 AM: UnityPoint Wellmobile (*blood pressure, cholesterol/blood glucose, pulse oximetry, spirometry screenings)

May 25 @ 10 AM: Low-impact Exercise

 

Updated Covid-19 Policies

We have updated our library building policies regarding Covid-19 mitigation.

What’s Different:

  • Masks must be worn by all staff and patrons, regardless of vaccination status.
  • Patrons and staff are expected to practice social distancing (6 feet apart) whenever possible.
  • Limited capacity at both libraries.
  • Meeting room and study rooms are available for groups of limited size.
  • In-person programming will resume with limited capacity.
  • Games, toys and most seating have been returned and will be regularly disinfected.
  • Hand sanitizer is available.
  • Public services are disinfected hourly.
  • We have returned to pre-pandemic computer usage policies.
  • There is no quarantine on returned items and both indoor and outdoor book drops are available.
May Programs and Events

May Programs and Events

While in-person events are still suspended at WDL due to COVID-19, we still have plenty going on!  Here is the run-down of what’s going on this month.

April Programs And Events

April Programs and Events

While in-person events are still suspended at WDL due to COVID-19 and we are closed for our Main Library Renovation, we still have plenty going on!  Here is the run-down of what’s going on this month.

March Activities and Events

March Programs and Events

While in-person events are still suspended at WDL due to COVID-19, we still have plenty going on!  Here is the run-down of what’s going on this month.

February Events

February Programs and Events

While in-person events are still suspended at WDL due to COVID-19, we still have plenty going on!  Here is the run-down of what’s going on this month.

Tax Help

AARP Tax Help

UPDATE: All of our tax appointment slots are now full.

We have limited tax appointments available at the Main Library courtesy of AARP! Appointments will be a bit different this year.

  1. Appointments can be scheduled in person or by calling the library at (309) 444-2241.
  2. Every tax filer will have two appointments scheduled one week apart (at the same time slot).
    • Appointment 1- You will bring in everything you need to file your taxes and your already filled out information packet*.
    • Appointment 2- (which will be at the same time a week later) You will review and sign your completed return.

*Prior to your first appointment, you must have the information packet already filled out.  There WILL NOT be time to fill it out at your first appointment. Information packets are available for pick up at the information desk at the Main Library.

January

January Programs & Events

While in-person events are still suspended at WDL due to COVID-19, we still have plenty going on!  Here is the run-down of what’s going on this month.