• DO NOT come to the Library if you are sick!

• Please use the provided hand sanitizer – IT IS REQUIRED for the safety of staff, you and others using the Library!

• Masks are recommended but not required.

• Maintain 6 feet social distancing from others.

• Return Library Items in Outside Book Return.

• Only 10 people at a time are allowed in the Library.

• Time in the library is limited to 30 min.

• Computers are for Essential Use only – No Gaming!

CURBSIDE SERVICE will continue for those who feel more comfortable not entering the Library.

ALL Library Materials returned will be quarantined for 7 days (as recommended by REALM testing) and sanitized before being available to check-out. Please DO NOT self clean library materials!

No fines will be charged on library materials at this time.

Public Restrooms are available.


NO Inside returns of library materials.

NO Donations will be accepted.

NO Magazines or newspapers will be available.

NO Water Fountain.

NO Book Sale.

NO Interlibrary Loan Service at this time.

All toys including the train table are not available


The following new books have been added to the Washington Public Library’s collection during the month of August.

Adult Fiction:

A Cowboy State of Mind (Creedence Horse Rescue Series; #1)

by Jennie Marts.

A Walk Along The Beach by Debbie Macomber.

A Week At The Shore by Barbara Delinsky.

Blindside (Michael Bennett Series; #2) by James Patterson.

Camino Winds (Camino Island Series; #2) by John Grisham.

Collusion (Mayberry & Garrett Series; #1) by Newt Gingrich.

Courage Under Fire (True Blue K-9 Unit Series; #7) by Sharon Dunn.

Deadly Obsession (Steele Ops Series; #1) by April Hunt.

Die With The Outlaws (Matt Jensen; the last mountain man series; #11)

by William Johnstone.

Firestick (Firestick Series; #1) by William Johnstone.

Golden In Death (In Death Series; #50) by J.D. Robb.

Hideaway by Nora Roberts.

If It Bleeds by Stephen King.    

Killer Takes All (Duff MacCallister Series; #10) by William Johnstone.

Lethal Redemption (Steele Ops Series; #2) by April Hunt.

Look For Me (Detective D.D. Warren Series; #9) by Lisa Gardner.

Massacre at Crow Creek Crossing (Cole Bonner Series; #2) by Charles West.

Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner.

Necessary People by Anna Pitoniak.

Shakedown (Mayberry & Garrett Series; #2) by Newt Gingrich.

Someone Like You (Baxter Family Collection; #7) by Karen Kingsbury.

Sunrise On Half Moon bay by Robyn Carr.

The 20th Victim (Women’s Murder Club Series; #20) by James Patterson.

The Dilemma by B.A. Paris.

The Last Flight by Julie Clark.

The Lies That Bind by Emily Giffin.

The Rifleman by Oliver North.

The Runaway Bride (Bride Ships Series; #2) by Jody Henlund.

The Summerhouse by James Patterson.

They Came to Kill (Preacher & MacCallister Series; #2) by William Johnstone.

Unyielding Hope (When Hope Calls Series; #1) by Janette Oke.

Walk The Wire (Amos Decker Series; #6) by David Baldacci.

You’ll Gonna Love Me (Thunder Creek Series; #2) by Robin Hatcher.

You’ll Think of Me (Thunder Creek Series; #1) by Robin Hatcher.

Adult Non-Fiction:

The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland by Jim DeFede.

The Room Where It Happened: a White House Memoir by John Bolton.

The House of Kennedy by James Patterson

From The Inside Out: Harrowing Escapes from the Twin Towers of the World Trade

    Center by Erik Ronningen.

Large Print Books:

A Song of Joy (Under Northern Skies Series; #4) by Lauraine Snelling.

An Unlikely Amish Match by Vannetta Chapman.

Arsenic and Old Books (Cat In the Stacks Mystery Series; #6) by Miranda James.

Call Me Lonesome (Morgan Clyde Series; #2) by Brett Cogburn.

Chocolate Cream Pie Murder (Hannah Swensen Series; #24) by Joanne Fluke.

Coconut Layer Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke.

Collision of Lies (Amara Alvarez Series; #1) by Tom Threadgill.

Daddy’s Girls by Danielle Steel.

Dead End (Kaely Quinn Profiler Series; #2) by Nancy Mehl.

Lavender Blue Murder (Tea Shop Mystery Series; 21) by Laura Childs.

Mending Fences (Deacon’s Family Series; #1) by Susanne Fisher.

One Little Lie (Pelican Harbor Series; #1) by Colleen Coble.

Sawbones (Sawbones Series; #1) by William Johnstone.

Secrets of My Heart (Willamette Brides Series; #1) by Tracie Peterson.

Springfield 1880 by William Johnstone.

Stitches In Time (Deacon’s Family Series; #2) by Suzanne Fisher.

The Jackals (Jackals Series; #1) by William Johnstone.

The Runaway Bride (Bride Ships Series; #2) by Jody Hedlund.

The Way of the Brave (Global Search & Rescue Series; #1) by Susan Warren.

Two Steps Forward (Deacon’s Family Series; #3) by Suzanne Fisher.

Check-out Sunflower eLibrary

Since the Library is temporary closed & you are stuck at home — check out free ebooks and audiobooks from home with your library card! All current patrons of the Washington Public Library have a membership to Sunflower eLibrary.

Go to:
Click on the “Sign In” button located on the upper right part of the screen.
Use the pull down arrow to “Select your library from the list below”.
Scroll down & Choose “Washington Library”. Enter your library card # in the box indicated. Enter in your 5-digit zip code in the box indicated. Click on the “Sign In” button.

If you do not know your library card #, call the Library during regular hours to find out what it is. We may ask you a piece of identifying information before giving you the library card #.