third wheel

Wimpy Kid Group: The Third Wheel

Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 4:00 pm

Hello, Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans!

Woodridge Anime: October/November Schedule

Saturday, November 5, 2016, 3:00 pm

Join Woodridge Anime on the above date for manga chat and episode viewings throughout Fall 2016. Come for snacks, then hangout with like-minded Otaku to view popular series! 
Chris Barrick

Jazz in the Basement with Chris Barrick

Visit the historic MLK Jr. Memorial Library for an afternoon of jazz (classics and a few originals) with local vibraphonist, Chris Barrick.  Chris Barrick, vibraphone Allyn Johnson, piano Ethan Philion, bass Ele Rubenstein, drums  
Floppy Fish

Floppy Fish

Prepare for upcoming holidays by learning how to do this great craft that uses simple origami, scissors and glue to create a floppy, funny fish.   Ages 11-19
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince Back Cover Art by Kazu KibuishiHarry Potter Book in ChainsHogwarts Crest

UNCENSORED: Harry Potter, Profanity, and the Banned Book

Join us as Harry Potter scholars Tolonda Henderson and Kylie Madden share their unique expertise in this lecture double feature in honor of Banned Books Week!
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part One movie poster Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part Two movie poster

UNCENSORED: Banned Books Week-Harry Potter Screening & Book Preview

Did you know that the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowlings were on the Banned/Challenged books list from 2000-2009?

UNCENSORED: Film Festival

Banning is a removal of materials or books based upon the point of view of a person or group. Read these challenged books and watch the movie adaptations at the Dorothy I. Height Library during Banned Book Week on September 26 - October 1, 2016. For ages 13 -19Monday, September 26

Grand Opening Celebration

Celebrate the opening of the new Woodridge Library. Special performances and fun activities for all ages.    10 a.m. -- Special Bilingual "Three Billy Goats Gruff" performed by our amazing librarians (for ages 3-8) 10:30 a.m. – Senior Stretch with Golden Olympian Sue Barnes (adults) 11:15 a.m. -- Storyteller Arianna Ross (for ages 4+) 12 p.m. -- Building Tour 12 p.m. -- God’s Miracles (Rhythm & Blues) 1 p.m. -- DC Retro Jumpers Double Dutch Team (all ages)
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Keeping Cool with Capoeira

Get introduced to the music, rhythm, language and movements of the Afro-Brazilian martial art form. Beginners and advanced students will all have a chance to learn self-defense and creative movements. For teens, ages 13-19. Waiver required.  Please see library staff for more information.
Chuck Brown Day

Library Takeout at The 2nd Annual Chuck Brown Day & Book Bag Giveaway

Join DCPL staff at the 2nd Annual Chuck Brown Celebration and Book Bag Giveaway with the Chuck Brown Band, Plunky & Oneness and Secret Society. Visit the UNI, our mobile library bookshelf, to check out a book, learn about The Labs,