Do you have questions about your legal rights at work? Learn about your legal rights during the job application process, while on the job, and after leaving a job. Topics covered include discrimination, payment of wages, applying for jobs if you have a criminal record, medical leave, and more.
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.
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!
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.
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.
A Women's History Month Book Discussion Hosted by the Woodridge Library and Friends Book, March 20, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.
Come and join the Woodridge Library and Friend Book Club discussion of The Inventions of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd on March 20, 2016 at 3:00pm. This Oprah Book Club selection, follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid.
Visit the Woodridge Interim Library in March to play our free Women of Invention matching game and win a prize!
Pick up your sheets at the circulation desk. Photos of inventions by women will be on display during the month of March.
In recognition of Black History and President's Day the Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club will discussThe Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln. Stephen L. Carter's thrilling novel takes as its starting point an alternate history: President Abraham Lincoln survives the assassination attempt at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865.
Breaking Barriers to Employment know your rights legal workshop
On Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 10:30 am the Woodridge Library will host with the Neighborhood Legal Services Program an information program that you do not want to miss. In this workshop, lawyers from Disability Rights DC will teach us about the right to reasonable accommodations and other legal issues that can come up on the job for an adult with a disability. All are welcome.
Noted local, award-winning international lecturer, author and historian of the African Diaspora, C.R. Gibbs, will lecture on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event will be held on Wednesday, January 27, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Best for ages 13 and older.
On Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 at 3 p.m join the Woodridge Interim Library Staff and Friends Book Club and hear the voices of the Washington DC‘s Quintet, God’s Miracles, violinist Clarice Carter and other presentations and tributes to Dr. Martin Luther, King Jr. Reminisce and enjoy songs of the Civil Rights Movement against a backdrop of quotes and inspirational readings about of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Come in any day in the month of February, randomly choose an invention by an African American from our inventions bowl, and bring that invention or a photo of that invention to our Black Inventions party.
This is a fantastic learning project for the entire family. Inventions will be on display during library hours beginning on Saturday, February 27 through Sunday February 28, 2015.
International Games Day is a chance to celebrate games, libraries, and the communities that both help to create and sustain with other library-lovers around the world.
Come join us November 21, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. and bring a friend on International Game Day.
We'll have a ton of fun in the Woodridge Interim Library.
Everyone is welcome, so come out and have a blast!