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.
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.
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.
Join us Monday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. for a big performance for the little ones based on Swedish author Barbro Lindgren’s books. The picture books about Max take a look at everyday problems and triumphs typically experienced by toddlers, written in a language reminiscent of children’s first sentences.Best for ages 2-5.
On the Move Travel Training is a free(!) service that will teach you how to use Metro buses and trains to get you where you need to go.The trainer will work with you over time to plan and learn a route focusing on the specific travel skills that you will need to get to get to a place safely and independently.
The wee ones at Woodridge have been having a lot of fun at Storytime with Crafts. Below are few of our creations and suggestions on accompanying books. Be sure to join us every Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m.!
Learn About Free Resources and Programs for Your Family
The Woodridge Neighborhood Library is hosting a “Back to School Night” on Monday, Sept. 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The goal is to inform students and their parents of all the opportunities, free resources and materials that are available to them just by owning a DC Library Card.