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East Branch will return to regular service Wednesday, October 31 from 12 p.m.-8 p.m.

Tippecanoe Branch will be closed for a Staff Training Day

Thursday, October 18, 2018. Regular service will resume on Friday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Washington Park

Washington Park

The Washington Park Library replaced Finney Library (4243 W. North Ave.) which was built in 1953. Washington Park Library officially opened Saturday, April 12, 2003. Named for the park it borders, the library offers improved service to its customers, including additional computers for public use and a computer lab; excellent community meeting space (meeting rooms); a larger area for children and young adults; an expanded collection of books, videos, CDs and DVDs; and allows the library to expand its outstanding adult tutoring program.

The bronze statue of Baron Frederick von Steuben which stands outside the library was commissioned in 1921 by the Steuben Society to commemorate the German hero of the American Revolutionary War. Over the years the statue, sculpted by Swiss-born artist J. Otto Schweizer, has become a Washington Park landmark.


Upcoming Events at Washington Park

Oct 16
Teacher in the Library
3:30 PM

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

Oct 16
Art Workshops Presented by Artists Working in Education, Inc. (A.W.E.)
4:00 PM

A drop-in program designed for children in grades K5-5th grade,…

Oct 16
Computer Class: Intro to Excel
5:30 PM

Learn to create, edit and format simple spreadsheets, perform calculations, save,…

Oct 17
Drop-In Job Help!
1:00 PM

Need help getting a job online? A job trainer specialist…