Neighborhood Library

Kids Website Class

Starting July 15

Woodridge Library is happy to announce a learn-to-build-your-own-website class for kids this summer starting July 15.

Kids' Book of the Week

'Artemis Fowl' by Eoin Colfer

If St. Patrick's Day inspires you to get into the Irish spirit, try the adventurous Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer.Artemis is a criminal mastermind, evil genius, and yet only a 12-year-old Irish boy. He attempts to regain his family's fortune in this fast paced thriller.

Mission: Preservation


Kids' Book of the Week

'The Yuckiest, Stinkiest, Best Valentine Ever' by Brenda Ferber and Tedd Arnold

Leon has got a crush on Zoey. But his Valentine's Day card has other ideas about meaning of the day of love.

Kids' Book of the Week

'Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice' by Phillip M. Hoose

Chances are you know the heroic actions of Rosa Parks, but do you know about Claudette Colvin?

Black History Month Lecture Series

C.R. Gibbs Will Host Annual Lecture Series

Noted, local, award-winning international lecturer, author and historian of the African Diaspora, C.R. Gibbs, will present his annual Black History Month Lecture Series. This African History and Culture series will focus on black miners, the life and contributions of phenomenal black women and historical and factual information on the great slave revolts.

February Events for Kids

This month, be sure to join us for:Make a Mardi Gras maskDo you <3 heart <3 books?

2013 ALA Youth Media Awards

This year's Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards

Earlier this week the American Library Association (ALA) announced the winners of the Youth Media Awards for noteworthy books, videos and other outstanding materials for children and teens. These prestigious awards include the Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards. Learn more about process of choosing these awards on ALA's website.Here is the list of this year's winners and runnerups with a link to how to find here theme here at the DC Libraries.

Beginning Sewing Class for the Holidays!

Saturday Morning Sewing Class!

Join us for beginning sewing class for the holidays! Learn basic sewing techniques and create a gift.Classes will be taught by local designer Samira “Mira” Thompson are set for Dec. 8 and Dec. 22 at 9:30 a.m.

Date change: "Max" Swedish Puppet show

Date change: the Swedish puppet performance "Max" (originally scheduled for Monday Nov. 5) has been changed to Wed., Nov 7 at 2 p.m. Our apologies!