Join Woodridge Anime on the above date for manga chat and episode viewings throughout early Winter 2016. Come for snacks, then hangout with club members to view popular series listed below.
Mob Psycho 100
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.
Come see the latest designs for the modernization of the central library. Learn about the project timeline and plans for enhanced city-wide library services during construction.
Learn more about the project at dclibrary.org/mlkfuture.
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.
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.
Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
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. The class is FREE. No need to register.
Class meets at the Woodridge Neighborhood Library, 1801 Hamlin Street, NE
Join us the second Saturday of every month for a STEM-themed story time! It’s never too early to introduce basic concepts of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to our youngest learners as they begin exploring their world.
We’ll Sing, Talk, and Read about numbers, colors, plants, weather, and more. Stick around for a simple STEM craft at the end!
Best for ages two to five.
Are you concerned about a criminal record or bad credit report while applying for jobs? Do you want to know more about your legal rights in DC? Come to this workshop and learn about the different laws that can protect you when dealing with background checks during the job search.
Are you concerned about a criminal record or bad credit report while applying for jobs? Do you want to know more about your legal rights when it comes to background checks in DC? Come to this workshop and learn about the different laws that can protect you when dealing with background checks during the job search. Presented by an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program.
Join us as we celebrate and honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day-long program for kids (ages 0-12) and their families.
The day's exciting line up of activities features a fun puppet show, interactive reader's theatre, MLK crafts, and an opportunity for kids to recite a part of their favorite speech by Martin Luther King Jr using a microphone and props. The day ends with an animated movie and popcorn.
District Clay will Demonstrate Pottery on the Wheel
Curious about making pottery? See a live demonstration of pottery on the wheel and learn about classes at District Clay Center in Woodridge. The event will take place on Sunday, November 13, at 1:30 p.m.
Join us for a live performance of the Arlington Forest UMC Community Orchestra, conducted by Randy Sharp, featuring violinist Clarice Labbe Karter. Treat your ears to an afternoon of works by classical musicians and be inspired with information about the musicians. The event will be held on Sunday, October 9, at 2:30 p.m.
New to the game? Do you want to engage in conversation, keep physically active and stimulate your brain activity?
Then, join us for Reading Bridge, a beginner’s class in eight sessions beginning every Thursday from 1:15 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Woodridge Neighborhood Library. Sessions are taught by Daisy Smith, ABA and ACBL Certified teacher. Lots of reading material will be provided. So, read, play, and have fun at the same time!
Panel discussion,“Woodridge: Conversations with the Community on the History, People, Resources and Future of a Magnificent Community in NE,Washington, DC.
Join the community, neighbors and friends at the Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club Kick -Off, for a panel discussion, “Woodridge: Conversations with the Community on the History, People, Resources and Future of a Magnificent Community in NE, Washington, DC.
September is Library Card Sign Up Month -- so if you don't have a library card, this list should inspire you to sign up for one here! It was a struggle to pick just a few picture books about the magical place that is a library! Most of these books play on the imagination factor that allows children (and adults) to dream and play in a new world through reading and books! We know that reading is awesome, and hopefully some of these reads will help you to find your way to the library!
In honor of D.C. Emancipation Day, noted, local, award-winning international lecturer, author and historian of the African Diaspora, C.R. Gibbs will present a lecture entitled, DC Emancipation entitled, “Before Emancipation: Slavery and Freedom in the District of Columbia, 1790-1862. The program will be held on Wednesday, April 15, at 7 p.m.