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No matter what the question, we have the answers! Visit the Library or contact us via chat, email, text, or instant message with your school, work and personal research questions and you’ll get accurate, credible information to assist you. Need help after the Library has closed? Access our 24/7 research assistance via the Library website.
Global Issues Scholar Series: Weather & Climate
Join us for this seven-week series that explores important issues and trends facing people across the world.
Second Night: Weather & Climate
Presented by Shuang-Ye Wu, UD Associate Professor, Geology. Tuesday, March 11 from 7-8:30 PM at Hithergreen Center.
Book a Librarian
Have you ever wanted access to your own personal librarian? This month, you can Book a Librarian for a one-on-one, 30 minute appointment to discuss a research topic, go over a database, or get help with your tablet or computer. Schedule your appointment today!
Friends of WCPL Annual Meeting
Attend the Friends of WCPL Annual Meeting on Sunday, March 9 from 2-3 PM at Centerville Library and learn how to make a terrarium! Special guest, and Siebenthaler's gardener, Kadie Crawford will show you how. Three finished terrariums will be raffled at the end of the program! Plus, learn more about the Friends of WCPL and how you can get involved.
Mobile Tech Lab at Woodbourne Library
Register now to attend Tech Classes on topics like Microsoft Powerpoint and Excel, Digital Photo Editing Basics, Investment Research Resources and Genealogy while the Mobile Tech Lab is at Woodbourne Library March 19-22.
Children’s Author Visit
Visit with award-winning author, Louise Borden, to hear how the writing and publishing process works and how Borden researches information for her books. Book sales and book signing will directly follow the presentation. Book sales provided by Barnes & Noble. This event is offered in collaboration with Stingley Elementary, a Centerville City School and funded in part by the Friends of Washington-Centerville Public Library.
Big Read Goes Wild
After a year’s hiatus, The Big Read is back and it’s Wild, literally. Join other local residents in reading Wild by Cheryl Strayed. This six week reading event kicks off on March 9 and continues through April 19. Choose from more than 30 opportunities to discuss the book with other participants, including discussions hosted by Washington-Centerville Public Library.
Free Streaming Music Now Available!
Take advantage of 3 hours of streaming music each day via Freegal – the Library’s eMusic collection. Music lovers can still download up to 3 songs each week (and keep them forever) as well using Freegal. Free music, every day, now that’s exciting! Not a music lover? Check out our other eCollection offerings including eBooks, eAudios and eZines.
Help Us Select Digital Reference Books
Visit our Virtual Reference Library to browse all the digital reference books the Library could purchase. Your usage will drive what we ultimately decide to purchase and add to our Virtual Reference Library.
Erma Competition Now Closed
The Erma Bombeck Writing Competition is now closed. Congratulations to the 853 writers (from 13 different countries and 48 states) who captured the essence of Erma’s writings. The essays are currently in first round judging. Please check back for the results mid-March.