WELCOME TO
THE WASHINGTON
CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY
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Washington Carnegie Public Library  is the cornerstone of a growing community: welcoming people of all ages and cultures; strengthening neighborhoods and learning networks; and inspiring all with the world of ideas.

WHAT’S NEW

Washington Carnegie Public Library offers a variety of free programs for the wider community. From interactive story times and author visits to educational classes and book discussions, we have activities for all ages and interests.

 
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COFFEE & A CHAT

Adults are welcome to come stop in the meeting room for a cup of coffee or tea and a chat with Rick. Have a cuppa and make new friends!

See the "Calendar of Events" to view the Google Calendar with the dates & times. 

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CURBSIDE SERVICES

We offer a variety of curbside services that include: book pickup, mobile printing from a cellular device, faxing/coping documents.

For those who suffer from transportation issues or are home bound, please call 812-254-4586 and ask for Rick to arrange accommodations. 

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OPEN STEM LAB

Wednesdays, 2:00-5:00 p.m. Grades K-12 Weekly hands-on exploration of science, technology, engineering & math with a variety of fun learning activities. These activities are self directed with supervision of the STEM Coordinator. *Children 8 and under must have parental/adult supervision. Cost is free.

STORYTIME WITH MS. ERIN

Spring Storytime will begin on January 6th and run through May 26th. We offer two storytime sessions: Thursday mornings at 10:40am and then again in the afternoon at 3:40pm. Storytime is aimed at ages 2-6 but older and younger children are welcome to join in too. We start each session with a snack and drink as Ms Erin reads stories and poems aloud. When the weather is great, we'll take storytime outdoors! Please dress for the weather. 

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WORLD BOOK EBOOKS

World Book has ebooks available to every interest. View simultaneously in a classroom with students, in a small study group, or with parents/friends. Access the world through World Book.  

 
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OPEN HOURS

Visit Us

Mon - Wed: 10am - 7pm
Thur - Fri: 10am - 5pm
Sat: 10am - 2pm
Sun: Closed

 
 

Upcoming Events

  • Meet Pepe & Nugget!
    Mon, Oct 03
    Washington
    Oct 03, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Washington, 300 W Main St, Washington, IN 47501, USA
    Meet 2 real skunks. Learn all about skunks. For all ages. Free Event.
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  • TEEN MUG IT
    Tue, Oct 04
    Washington
    Oct 04, 4:00 PM – Oct 05, 5:00 AM
    Washington, 300 W Main St, Washington, IN 47501, USA
    Teens (grades 7-12) come and microwave something in a mug. We will be trying different mug it recipes and eating them too. Please register each child individually online @ www.washingtonpubliclibrary.org Registration is required for space is limited.
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  • All About Honey Bees and Beekeeping
    Oct 04, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Washington, 300 W Main St, Washington, IN 47501, USA
    Fun & Free event about BEES!!!
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  • Gross Science: Terre Haute Children's Museum
    Oct 24, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Washington, 300 W Main St, Washington, IN 47501, USA
    Let’s get gross and explore the inner workings of our bodies, ruminate about runny noses, and dive into digestion. Explore the functions of your body through experiments that model how your body works. Learn why it’s so important to keep your body healthy! This program is for grades K-12.
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  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Program
    Tue, Oct 25
    Washington
    Oct 25, 6:00 PM – Oct 26, 7:00 PM
    Washington, 300 W Main St, Washington, IN 47501, USA
    Please register for this program @ www.wshingtonpubliclibrary.org
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  • Iditarod Talks: Karen Land
    Mon, Nov 14
    Washington
    Nov 14, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Washington, 300 W Main St, Washington, IN 47501, USA
    Family STEM Program!! Karen Land will talk about mushing in Alaska along with her pals Noggin and Chloe. You will not want to miss this fun program!
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  • STEM Holiday Program
    Mon, Dec 12
    Washington
    Dec 12, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Washington, 300 W Main St, Washington, IN 47501, USA
    Family STEM Program!! Join us for a holiday STEM program! We will be investigating polarity and making trees/ornaments spin.
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CONTACT US

300 West Main Street, Washington, IN 47501

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812.254.4586