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Emancipation Day Hours

A neighborhood library will be open in each ward on Tuesday, Apr. 16 in observance of Emancipation Day. Neighborhood libraries will be open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library will be open from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

  • Ward 1 – Mt. Pleasant Library
  • Ward 2 – Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library* 
  • Ward 3 – Tenley-Friendship Library
  • Ward 4 – Petworth Library
  • Ward 5 – Woodridge Library
  • Ward 6 – Southwest Library
  • Ward 7 – Benning/Dorothy I. Height Library
  • Ward 8 – Anacostia Library

The DC Public Library is open online for customers 365 days a year! Access digital resources and watch live and pre-recorded virtual programs on Youtube

Learn More About Library Hours

The Woodridge Branch of the DC Public Library opened January 16, 1958. The library reopened at its current location on September 26, 2016. The library seeks to cultivate and enhance a literate and digitally prepared community by hosting community meetings; provides literacy, educational and cultural programming; and boasts partnerships with advocacy groups to provide customer driven programs and services. The library has three meeting rooms of various sizes, two terraces and 36 public access computers.

Photo of Woodridge library


1801 Hamlin St. NE
Washington, DC 20018
United States

Nearby Locations


Sunday: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Monday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Thursday: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

At this location

Large Print Keyboards
Mail-In Ballot Drop Box
Meeting Rooms
Parking Lot
Printing & Scanning
Study Rooms


Branch Manager
Janette Graham

Events at this Location

All Woodridge Library Events

Guys Read

Guys Read

13 - 19 Years Old (Teens)
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