Step Afrika! Reads promotes reading and literacy skills with a special story time, then invites kids to get up on their feet to participate in a mini workshop with the artists from Step Afrika!'s newest production, nxt/step at several of our library locations.Each year, Step Afrika!
The Friends of the Woodridge Library will hold its bi-annual book sale on Saturday, June 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.Loads of books and a wide selection in almost every subject and genre will be available for purchase -- this sale is irresistible! Selections also include children’s books, media, albums and much more!
This hands-on adult computer class is designed to let you enter the personal computer world on the ground floor.The class was created for people who feel they need to learn the basics of computers including parts, terminology, Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010, mouse skills (including right-click and left-click) and using the laptop mouse pad.
The scientific community has recently been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality. Join William Smith, retired U.S. Army Lt. Colonial as he discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation in reducing stress-related responses, improving concentration and enhancing clarity of thought and mental equilibrium.
On ExhibitAuthentic Adinkra Cloth from GhanaAuthentic Adinkra cloth woven with Kente cloth patterns from Ghana. Adinkra fabric is stampedwith Adinkra symbols from Ghana. Facts sheets available on the history of Adinkra cloth and Kente cloth will be available.February 1-28All ages. C.R Gibbs African History and Culture SeriesWednesdays, 7 p.m.February 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 7 p.m.Ages: Junior High & up.
C.R. Gibbs to Host "Courage to Make a Difference Lecture Series"
Noted, local, award-winning international lecturer, author and historian of the African Diaspora, C.R. Gibbs, will host three ground-breaking presentations on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his contemporaries at the Woodridge Neighborhood Library.The "Courage to Make a Difference" Lecture Series will be held on Wednesdays, January 11 to 25 at 7 p.m.