Creative Writing Camp

Do you dream of someday being an author? Do you love writing stories, poems, or comic books? Then come to creative writing camp at West End Library!Each day we will be focusing on writing in a different genre. Come to one session or all of them!Tuesday, Dec. 3 - FictionWednesday, Dec. 4 - PoetryThursday, Dec. 5 - Comic BooksFor ages 9 - 12.Snacks will be served.

Hanukkah Party!

Come spin the dreidel for chocolate gelt and celebrate the Jewish Festival of Lights, Hanukkah!

Sunday Jazz Performance with Reginald Cyntje

Come and celebrate A Sunday of Jazz with Reginald Cyntje, a jazz trombonist. Experience cultural heritage at the forefront and social justice as the message.This passionate performer blends jazz, Caribbean rhythms and Afrobeat to make a perfect setting for the listener to enjoy the audible testament of "Peace and Love" with his jazz trio.

Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement

Experience sites and sounds from the Civil Rights Movement and the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.School groups are welcome.

Spotlight on Black Inventors

Celebrate the accomplishments of Black inventors with stories and activities.Ages 5 and older.

Kids' Club

Join us on Tuesday afternoons for take home crafts, games and other activities!December ScheduleDec. 3Cookie Decorating PartyCelebrate the holidays at our cookie decorating party! Light refreshments will be provided. Dec. 10Book Remix

Exhibit: Yo Soy…Je Suis…I Am…My Family!

Come to Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library's second floor to view a fascinating exhibit by VSA, the international organization on arts and disability. VSA, an affiliate of the Kennedy Center, has the mission to provide arts and education opportunities for persons with disabilities and expand arts access to all.

Black History Mystery Trivia

Share and gain additional knowledge about notable facts in African American History.Our trivia game will be a similar format to Jeopardy, but all the categories will have a tie-in to notable Black History events/people/pop culture, etc.

Book Scavenger Hunt

Join the Woodridge Public Library in a fun book scavenger hunt focusing on American states.

Picturing America: Selma to Montgomery March for Voting Rights

On Sunday, March 21, 1965, 8,000 people started a 54-mile march from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery, Ala., in order to obtain voting rights for African Americans. It was the third attempt to trek from Selma to Montgomery. By the time they reached Montgomery, they were 25,000 strong, and had paved the way for the achievement of civil rights for African Americans.