Family Reading Night – March 1, 5:30 pm

What’s better than one featured author at Family Reading Night? How about we bring in the illustrator, too? Marc Colagiovanni, author of Reflection in Me, and Peter H. Reynolds, the book’s illustrator and a FRN alum, will join us on Friday, March 1, at the Washington Middle School. Featuring reading rooms, crafts, and prizes! Thank You to the Friends of the Library for generously sponsoring this evening of family fun!

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Give ‘Em Hell, Harry! – March 1, 7:00pm

Give 'Em Hell Harry

Come help us kick off our third annual Community Read with a performance of “Give ‘Em Hell, Harry!” – a one-person play about Harry S. Truman starring his grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel. The performance will take place on Friday, March 1, at 7 PM at the East Central College Anglin Performing Arts Center in Union and is FREE to the public. This event is for adults and young adults. Register online at

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Craft Swap, Feb. 20 @ 6pm

Calling all crafters! Do you have a surplus of supplies? Leftover materials from a past project? Bring them to our craft supply swap and go home with new materials to help spark some inspiration! We’ll help facilitate the swapping. Bring supplies to swap during the event. Guidelines for supplies to swap: Tuesday, February 20th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Adult & Teens

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Jumpin’ Jubilee, Feb. 29 @ 4:00

In February 1924, Washington Public Library began to serve the surrounding community as part of the city of Washington. To honor this special occasion, we’ll leap into 100th anniversary activities for the young and young at heart. It’s a bonus day to commemorate the library’s 100 years! Mayoral Proclamation, Birthday cake, “Party with the Pigeon” dance party, games, crafts and commemorative giveaways. Fun for the whole family. Thursday, February 29th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. All Ages

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2024 Great Decisions Discussion Series starts in February

Washington Public Library is hosting the 2024 Great Decisions discussion series on Wednesdays @ 1:00 pm in February and March. The first session is Wednesday, February 87 @ 1:00 pm. This is an 8-week course. No registration required. Great Decisions is developed by the Foreign Policy Association. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the documentary film series, and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today. You can find a list of the topics at the Foreign Policy Association’s website.

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