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The Ultimate Rewards Card
Unlock the rewards that come with having a Library card! Free access to more than 380,000 items, the use of an expert research team, a wealth of subscription-free online resources and discounts to local merchants are just some of the benefits youíll enjoy with a WCPL library card. Register for a card today or re-acquaint yourself with benefits about which you werenít aware. During the month of August, if you register for a new Library card, you will be automatically entered to win a gift card from the Business of the Week! New registrations only!
Book a Librarian
Want to attend a Tech Class but canít make the date or time? Now you can Book a Librarian for a one-on-one session. Simply visit the Reference Desk to schedule an appointment, or make an appointment online.
Help Your Child Succeed in School
Whether itís getting little ones excited about books at storytime or building reader confidence at Tail Waggin' Tutors, the Library has many services to help parents and caregivers prepare their children for school success. Take advantage of services to help your student meet the 3rd Grade Reading Guarantee and Common Core Standards. View this video for more about the Common Core.
New Date for New Book Club for Kids & Parents!
Based on patron feedback, the date and time for our newest book club for kids in 1st and 2nd grades with their parents has been changed. The club will now meet the last Thursday of each month from 6-7 PM. The first meeting will be September 25 at 6 PM at Centerville Library. Donít miss this initial meeting when participants will select a name for the new club.
Point, Shoot and Win
Have a passion for digital photography? Enter the annual Beyond Point & Shoot Photo Contest jointly sponsored by the Washington-Centerville Public Library and the Centerville Arts Commission. Complete contest rules and entry form are online for this contest that runs August 1-28.
Are You Ready For Some Football?Check out these resources to help you draft a solid Fantasy Football team or simply catch up on the NFL and college football scene. Registration for the Library's first Family Fantasy Football League is now closed, but you can still follow the fun by checking the status of our teams!
Get the scoop on the newest books, movies and other items added to our collection as well as reading suggestions on all types of genres sent right to your email or feed reader. With the Libraryís RSS feeds youíll never be at a loss for what to read next!
Join the Teen Advisory Board
Get involved with your Library and community by serving on the Teen Advisory Board. Assist in planning programs, writing reviews, volunteering and suggesting great books and other materials. TAB is a great way to get community service credit and looks good on college applications. Open to teens in grades 6-12. Applications must be submitted by October 1.
Thank you Summer Readers and Sponsors
More than 4,700 kids, teens and adults participated in Summer Reading Club. A big congratulations to the kids who collectively read more than 16,000 hours and the teens who read a record-number of over 5,000 books this summer. Special thanks to our local businesses who generously donated prizes for this yearís program.
Donít forget! The Centerville Library is open on Sundays in the summer! Woodbourne Library is closed on Sundays from Memorial weekend until after Labor Day and both libraries will be closed on Monday, September 1 for Labor Day. See a complete list of Library operating hours.