Friends Author Dea Hoover: STL Scavenger

Dea Hoover Event

Join animated author Dea Hoover at the Washington Public Library as she presents her book STL Scavenger. Her book provides the perfect family activity of exploring points of interest in the St. Louis community for a day or a staycation. This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library and Neighborhood Reads Bookstore where books may be purchased. Books will also be for sale at the event. Come join us for an hour of fun as we discover St. Louis’ Hidden Treasures. Click Here to see the library’s holdings of STL Scavenger.

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Virtual Teen Guided Paint

Update: The video is now posted! Create an original masterpiece under the virtual guidance of our paint instructor. Ages 12 and up. Materials will be supplied. Registration begins Monday, June 7th. Call the library at, 636-390-1070 to register. Video will air Friday, June 18th at Limit of 20 participants. A list of supplies will be made available to those who would like to participate but did not register.

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Virtual Watercolor Card Guided Paint

The video is now available for viewing. Have fun with your watercolor paintings! The art of watercolor painting is a fun and exciting way to express your creativity. Follow along with the virtual paint instructor to create a watercolor mini masterpiece. Pick up supplies at the library. Available the month of July while supplies last. Recommended for ages 10 & up.

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Summer Reading Challenge

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Go Wild with Washington Public Library’s “Tales & Tails” Summer Reading Challenge. Pick up a reading log at the library or sign up online. All ages can read and earn prizes. Tuesday, June 1st-Saturday, July 31st Register for Summer Reading Program Online. Or download the Beanstack app to your device and register for Summer Reading Program.

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Poetry Contest

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Enter a poem for a chance to win! Let your inner poet shine during National Poetry Month by entering the library’s Poetry Contest. Your poem can be on any topic, using whatever style you prefer. Entry forms can be picked up at the library and returned to the circulation desk or fill out the entry form below. Winners will be notified Monday, May 3rd.

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