Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library will be closed on the following dates: Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Jan. 20 for Inauguration Day
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Family Story Time!

Saturday, January 21, 2017, 10:30 am

Bring your family to the Woodridge Library on the third Saturday of each month for a Family Story Time! We will read, sing, and dance with our family and friends! Crafts/ activity will be provided at the end! 
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Monday, January 23, 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.

Breaking Barriers: Ban the Box--The Fair Criminal Records Screening Act

Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 4:00 pm

Are you a jobseeker with questions about criminal records? Do you believe that your criminal record is preventing you from getting or keeping a job? A new D.C. law passed in 2014 says that certain employers are not allowed to ask questions about criminal background on initial job application forms, and can only ask about criminal convictions after a conditional offer of employment is made.

Ban the Box Workshop: Know your rights while applying for jobs

Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 4:00 pm

Do you ever have questions about some of the information that you are asked to fill in on some job applications?  Join us at this free workshop hosted by the Neighborhood Legal Services Program of D.C. and find out what your rights are when applying for jobs. 
Pajama Story Time

Pajama Story Time

Tuesday, January 24, 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, January 25, 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.  
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The Words Beats & Life Academy

Wednesday, January 25, 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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" From Black Cargoes to Black Lives Matter:A Brief History of African American Protest"

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 7:00 pm

Please join us for the third presentation in the 2017 C.R. Gibbs Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture Series at the Woodridge Neighborhood Library.The presentation will be led by noted author and historian C.R. Gibbs.
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LEGO Club!

Thursday, January 26, 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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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Thursday, January 26, 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.