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.
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
And anything else you can think of!
Best for ages 13-16.
Dr. Diane Kern, Ph.D. will lead and facilitate a lively, interactive discussion on the topic, "Turning New Years Resolutions Into SMART Goals."
What are your resolutions for 2015?
Tired of making resolutions that fail?
Let's set some "SMART" goals that will help you plan to succeed. Come join Dr. Diane Kern and others in a presentation on the SMART goal-setting system, which provides a structure for creating a plan for carrying out our goals. Let's get 2015 off to a good start and learn:
The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!
All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online!
1. Have your own film festival at home.
View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.
For its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week of festivities from Jan. 11 to Jan. 15 the DC Public Library proudly celebrates "A Century of Black Life, Culture and History."
It is fitting that Howard Dodson Jr., Director of Howard University Libraries and Director of Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, will deliver the keynote address on Jan. 14 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall.
Jan. 6 will be a very special night for everyone at Woodridge, when we welcome a quintet from the National Symphony Orchestra for a special performance of Prokiev's Peter and the Wolf!
The five-piece ensemble will be joined by our own Children's Librarian, Ms. Jenny, who will serve as narrator for the program. The NSO presented this engaging tale as their family program early in 2014 and we're honored that we get to share it with our friends in the neighborhood!
Join us for this 45-minute program at 7 p.m.!
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.
Join us Dec. 9 at 10:30 a.m.
Best for ages 16 and older.
Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card!
This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.
Hey Teens! Do you need something to do over the holidays? Come create your own ornaments this year to take home and place it on your holiday tree.
Thursday, Dec. 4: Let's have fun together! We will show you how to make doe out of simple ingredients. You will have lots of fun meeting new friends and putting your own style on your ornament.
Do you need something to do over the holidays? Come create your own stocking this year to take home and place on your mantel. Use different types of fabric and tools to make your own creative stocking.
Let’s have fun! Between Dec. 16 and Dec. 19 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., we will show you how to make your own unique stocking. You will have lots of fun meeting new friends putting your own style on your own unique stocking.
Great for ages 11-19.