Grand Opening Celebration

Come celebrate the opening of the new Woodridge Library. Special performance and fun activities for all ages. Refreshments. Stay tuned for more details.
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,

Pokémon Go Party!

Come by the library for some Pokémon Go fun! We will play a Pokémon movie, decorate Pokémon  cupcakes and go on a Pokémon hunt through the library. All ages
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Pokémon Go Hangout & Tour

Do you have Pokémon Go on your phone? Did you know that there are five different Pokéstops within reach of Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library?  If you didn't, now you do, and you're also invited to our Pokémon Go Hangout & Tour from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 6.  
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Jam Out (with Professional Musicians!)

Join cellist Staff Sergeant Caroline Bean Stute and violinist Gunnery Sergeant Erika Sato from “The President’s Own” United States Marine Chamber Orchestra for a musical experience.  Learn about about string instruments, how they work, and hear professional musicians play them in this hands-on, interactive kids’ program. Ages 6-12.  

Pokémon Crafts

Did you know that Tenley-Friendship Library is a Pokéstop? Stop on by to obtain items you need to hunt Pokémon. While you are here, make a couple of very simple Pokémon crafts. This is a drop-in event. We will be crafting until 3:00 p.m. or while supplies last.  
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Maker Month: Oobleck

Join us for a reading of Dr. Seuss’ Bartholomew and the Oobleck. Stick around as we create the slimey, Seussian creation and explore its mysterious properties. For Ages 6-12.  
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Family Story Time

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their caregivers are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
recyclable trains

Kids Club: Trains

Have a love for trains? This Kid’s Club is for you! Join us as we explore books about trains, then create your own train out of recyclable materials. Next, take your train on a ride through the library to make your own story.
squishy sea creatures

Kids Club: Spineless Sea Creatures

I shall call him squishy, and he shall be mine, and he shall be my squishy.” ~ Dory Join us as we explore the “spineless” creatures of the ocean - from crabs to octopi to blobfish - with stories, crafts, and songs. For children ages 3 and up and their caregivers.