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"The Harlem Renaissance: A 21st Century Reappraisal."

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join author and historian C.R.Gibbs for this engaging presentation on a second look at the Harlem Renaissance.
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BHM Teen Fun: Buttons, A Movie & Munchies

Thursday, February 9, 2017, 4:00 pm

Teens come on out and celebrate Black History Month with us - Have fun making big, creative, wearable buttons that make a positive statement about you, your heritage and your community!! We'll also watch a great movie together and enjoy some special BHM munchies!!      
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2nd Saturday STEM Storytime!

Saturday, February 11, 2017, 11:00 am

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.

Selma: One Dream Can Change the World

Thursday, February 16, 2017, 6:00 pm

"A film that everyone needs to see to understand the importance of voting in the United States.  Although the Civil Rights Act of 1964 legally desegregated the South, discrimination was still rampant in certain areas, making it very difficult for blacks to register to vote. In 1965, an Alabama city became the battleground in the fight for suffrage. Despite violent opposition, Dr. Martin Luther 
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Family Story Time!

Saturday, February 18, 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! 
Judge Robert  L. Wilkins

"Long Road to Hard Truth: The 100 Year Mission to Create the National Museum of African American History and Culture"

Saturday, February 18, 2017, 1:00 pm

 Join the Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club and  the community as we celebrate Black History Month through conversation and a book signing with the U.S. Circuit Honorable Robert L. Wilkins.
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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.
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The Regulatory Process of Starting a Small Business

Monday, June 19, 2017, 6:30 pm

Are you interested in starting a small business in the District?  Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about: Business Licensing Corporate registration