READING AT WASHINGTON CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY

A Center of Knowledge

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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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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. 

Open Book

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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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.

Storytelling

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.  

 
Books On Shelf

OPEN HOURS

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

 
 

Upcoming Events

  • TEEN MUG IT
    Tue, Feb 01
    Washington
    Feb 01, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    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 up individually online @ www.washingtonpubliclibrary.org Registration is required for space is limited.
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  • Coffee & Chat
    Coffee & Chat
    Fri, Feb 04
    Washington Carnegie Public Library
    Feb 04, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Washington Carnegie Public Library, 300 W Main St, Washington, IN 47501, USA
    Adults are invited to join host Rick for coffee, tea and conversation.
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  • STEM: Valentine's Day Card Marbling
    Feb 07, 4:00 PM
    Washington, 300 W Main St, Washington, IN 47501, USA
    Do you like both, arts and science? Then this is the perfect activity for you! You will create beautiful marbled Valentine’s themed paper cards and practice science at the same time. It might get a bit messy, so come prepared!
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  • STEM: Teen String Art
    Mon, Feb 14
    Washington
    Feb 14, 4:00 PM
    Washington, 300 W Main St, Washington, IN 47501, USA
    We don't want to string you along this Valentine's Day. We'll help you nail this STEM program!
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  • STEM: Giant Bubbles
    Mon, Mar 07
    Washington
    Mar 07, 4:00 PM
    Washington, 300 W Main St, Washington, IN 47501, USA
    Discover science that’s unbelie-bubbly fun at STEM! Come explore the science behind what makes bubbles (and what makes them pop, too!), and experiment with all sorts of bubble shapes and sizes. This program will take place outside, so be sure to dress for the weather.
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  • What RU Reading?
    What RU Reading?
    Mon, Mar 07
    Washington Carnegie Public Library
    Mar 07, 6:30 PM
    Washington Carnegie Public Library, 300 W Main St, Washington, IN 47501, USA
    Adults are invited to join this fun and lively reading round table to discover what books your fellow patrons are enjoying. Program is hosted by Rick.
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  • STEM: Flipbooks
    Mon, Apr 11
    Washington
    Apr 11, 4:00 PM
    Washington, 300 W Main St, Washington, IN 47501, USA
    Have you ever been tricked by an optical illusion? Optical illusions can be fun, but they are also quite scientific. In this activity you will investigate the phenomenon of apparent motion by making your own flipbook animations.
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CONTACT US

300 West Main Street, Washington, IN 47501

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812.254.4586