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Make Your Own Kente or Adinkra Patterned Bookmarks

Sunday, February 26, 2017, 1:30 pm

Did you ever wonder what the patterns mean in Kente and Adinkra cloth? Come join us for an afternoon of learning, fun and creativity as we make our own Kente patterned laminated or pouch bookmarks.  A Genuine Kente and Adinkra blanket will be on display.
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Monday, February 27, 2017, 10:30 am

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.

Tax Assistance

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 10:00 am

From February 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2016 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit dclibrary.org/incometax.
Pajama Story Time

Pajama Story Time

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 6:00 pm

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.  
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations, and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  

Celebrating Dr. Seuss!

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 11:15 am

Around 11:15 a.m., the Woodridge Library Children's Room will be Seuss-ified! We will have rotating crafts creating puppets, hats, etc and activities celebrating our love of Dr. Seuss! Around 3:30 p.m. we will play the movie: "The Lorax".  Come celebrate the zany world of Dr. Seuss with your friends at Woodridge Library! 
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The Words Beats & Life Academy

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 4:00 pm

Hip-Hop students become Hip-Hop masters: turning fans into community legends. Join Words Beats & Life to master the real world through Hip-Hop. This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  
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LEGO Club!

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 4:00 pm

Drop by and build during our weekly LEGO club! Create a skyscraper, a pirate ship, or whatever your mind can dream up. Best for ages 4-12.
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CAAB’s Financial Education Class

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 6:00 pm

During this free 2-hour long, interactive and engaging workshop you can learn how to gain control of your finances by acquiring knowledge of your relationship with money, how to budget, how to properly utilize credit, be aware of your financial rights and set yourself up for success on how to save & invest for a better future.  To register for this class, please visit our partners at Capital Area Asset Builders.
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 6:30 pm

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level Join us in this beginning level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation. Although focus is on beginners, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level. Thursdays, January 5 - March 9, 2017, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. The class is FREE. No need to register.