The Main and Branch libraries will be closed all day July 4th in honor of Independence Day.
The Washington District Library seeks a customer service-oriented clerk to perform front desk and materials repair duties. For the full job posting, please visit our Employment page.
To celebrate National Library Week, there will be no fines on overdue items returned between Sunday, April 7th and Saturday, April 13th.
It’s time for the spring book sale!
The sale will be open the following dates and times. In order to enter the Friday preview event, you must be a member of Friends of Washington Library or pay $5. You can join FoWL and pay dues that night, as well.
Friday 5:00-7:00 – All items $1 except current bestsellers $2
Saturday 9:00-5:00 – All items $1 except current bestsellers $2
Sunday 1:00-5:00 – All items $1 except current bestsellers $2
Monday 9:00-6:00 – All items half price
Tuesday 9:00-8:00 – Plastic grocery bag full for $3
Wednesday 9:00-8:00 – By donation or free
Thursday 9:00-12:00 – By donation or free
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.
Washington cardholders now have access to passes to cultural institutions throughout Illinois via the Explore More Illinois program! Click on this link, log in with your library card number and PIN and search for available passes you can reserve. Participating attractions include the Peoria Riverfront Museum, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Kidzeum and more. New attractions are joining the program all the time! More information can be found here.
The library is accepting donations for the Friends of Washington Library (FoWL) spring book sale March 18th-30th. All donations can be brought to the front desk of the Main Library during normal operating hours. No textbooks, encyclopedias, VHS, cassette tapes, or Reader’s Digest compilations, please.
All DVDs and Blu-Ray discs that check out for 7 days (older movies and all TV shows) will now be eligible for one 7-day renewal, as long as the items do not have holds. New movies, which check out for 3 days, cannot be renewed.
Tonight’s Children’s Lego Club and High School ANIME events have been canceled due to the frigid temperatures. Please stay home and stay warm!
The library board has voted to put Sunday hours into place on a permanent basis. The Main Library will continue to be open 1:00-5:00 pm on Sundays.