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Teen Tech Week 2015

Internet Game Programming

Teen Tech Week is an opportunity for public libraries to highlight all things technology and computer science geared to teens.  Popular Internet games and mobile apps are programmed with a high-powered, yet easy to learn language known as Python.  Please join the Woodridge Library on Wednesday, March 11 at 4 p.m. as we play "Code Combat" to learn the basics of Python coding for game navigation.  Best for ages 10 and older.

LEGO Hearts on display

Recent Creations from our LEGO Club!

Valentines + African American Inventions

Our Thursday afternoons, LEGO Club enjoyed a lot of free building time in February, inspired by Valentine's Day and our own imaginations. On Feb. 17, we used our LEGO collection to re-create inventions by African Americans to celebrate Black History Month. We re-created: the cabinet bed invented in 1885 by Sarah Goode, the first African-American woman to receive a patent the traffic light and gas mask, invented by Garrett Morgan in the early 20th century Join us to build every Thursday afternoon from 4-6 p.m. for more fun!

Library Closed February 17

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Feb. 17 due to inclement weather.

still looking

Finding Mr. or Ms. Right

7:30 Tuesdays! Still looking for The One?

Still looking for The One?  Join Dr. Diane Kern and special guest Ms. Kiki Strickland, local dating coach and Ebony Magazine's No. 1 Matchmaker, as we discuss strategies to improve your dating skills and search for that special someone. This will be a lively interactive forum, where the following issues will be addressed:

jobseekers

Computer Basics and Jobseekers Assistance

Learn how to borrow and download e-resources

Learn how to: borrow and download e-resources from DC Public Library navigate online Websites download and attach files to documents get email accounts use Learning Express Library to improve computer skills and for applying for and monitoring job searches Jobseekers Clinic and computer classes will be held on Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Best for ages 18 and older.

Sunday Feature Film

First Sunday Feature Film

Sunday afternoon family films

Join us on Sunday, Feb. 1 at 2:30 p.m. for our First Sunday Feature Film. This film tells the story of a teen and her challenges in participating in a spelling bee. Rated PG, 112 minutes. Best for ages 9 and older!

HS admissions writing

High School Admissions Writing

Are you an eighth grade student in need of writing assistance with your admissions application? Drop by the Woodridge Interim Library and ask Darryl for help between Monday and Thursday during the hours of 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. The areas of focus will highlight:   Brainstorming talking points Sentence and paragraph structure Grammar usage Hope to see you soon!

Tokyo Ghoul

Woodridge Anime Club

Winter 2015 Schedule

Visit the Woodridge Library as we begin 2015 with another year of anime. Interact with like-minded otaku in the following activities listed below: Episode Viewings Group Discussions Manga Chat Character Debates Recommendations Games and Snacks!! Join us on each date below or a weekend of your choice from 3 p.m.- 5 p.m. Hope to see you there!

Marion Barry

Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club

A film viewing and discussion on the life of Marion S. Barry Jr.

Join the The Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club for a viewing of a documentary on the life of former District of Columbia mayor, Marion S. Barry Jr. The event begins at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 18 at the Woodridge Interim Library. The film discussion will be led by Mr. Chuck Hicks, community activist and chair of the DC Black History Celebration Committee. Please call 202-541-6226 for additional information.   Best for ages 13 and older.

Graffiti Arts

Graffiti Arts: A Young Ladies Maker Club

Mondays and Wednesdays

Join the Woodridge Library as we open 2015 with afterschool arts and crafts geared to young ladies. The group will meet every Monday and Wednesday between 3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. to encourage creativity using the items below. Graphic duct tape Yarn for crocheting Popsicle sticks Pipe cleaners Construction paper Magazine clippings Writing utensils And anything else you can think of! Best for ages 13-16.

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