The Friends of the Woodridge Library held its semi-annual book sale on Saturday, December 5, 2009. Library customers, book enthusiats, bookcollectors and local residents braved the Washington, DC area’s first snowfall and wintry mix to browse and purchase books, dvd’s, video cassettes, recorded books, and music cd’s on almost every subject.
The next books sale is scheduled for the Spring 2010. The Friends of the Woodridge Library eagerly supports programming at Woodridge Library through financial support, volunteering and attending library programs at the Woodridge Neighborhood Library.
All donations benefit the Woodridge Neighborhood Library.
Friends of Woodridge Library Hold Semi-annual Booksale
Published on Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Published on Thursday, November 19, 2009
Saturday, November 21, 2009
Join Yoga instructor Deirdre Smith for yoga, bodywork and food you can use to maintain strength,health and vitality,during the winter seasons.
Fun, Fitness and Lively Discussion
Published on Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Monday, November 16, 2009, 7 p.m.
DC ParentPrep is a series of hour-long discussions, focusing mostly on literacy, although some will focus on child development, and communication and social skills for children. Senior Children's Specialist Eboni M. Stokes will lead the classes, which are geared toward parents of preschoolers.
The program's purpose is to help parents with early-learning skills, and explain steps they can take to help prepare their child for school. Topics will include reading to infants and toddlers, reading to children even when they are old enough to read, encouraging writing skills and teaching kids to tune into people's body language.
Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 4 p.m.
National Gaming Day
Teens, bring your best game! Join your friends for an afternoon of games.
Published on Saturday, October 3, 2009
The D.C. Public Library offers full historic content from three major black newspapers: The Chicago Defender (1909-1975), The New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), and The Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003).
Published on Sunday, September 27, 2009
The National Book Award, given since 1950, honors the year’s best work in fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Read past young people's literature winners:
Published on Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Through OverDrive, the library offers AudioBooks you can download and listen to on your iPod or other device.
Whether you like romance, Westerns, history, humor, classics, self-improvement, sci-fi or mystery and suspense, this site has something for you.
You must have a library card to use this service. To get started, visit the help page.
Find Out What the Rest of the City Is Reading
Published on Thursday, August 27, 2009
- Animal Vegetable Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
- The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
- Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
- Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt
- The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan
- Dreams From My Father by Barack Obama
- Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
- The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman
- Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
- A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
- God Is Not Great by Christopher Hitchens
- The World Without Us by Weisman, Alan
- Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah