Neighborhood Library

Takeout service available Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Closed from 2 to 3 p.m.every day for sanitizing.

Step Afrika! Reads

Story Time and Mini Dance Workshop for All Ages

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!

Friends of Woodridge Library Book Sale

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!

Great Teen Reads in Audio Books

Listen to a book? Yeah I can do that!

Learn PC Basics at Woodridge

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.

D.C. Emancipation Day

C.R. Gibbs Tells the Story of the First United States Colored Troops

In honor of D.C. Emancipation Day, noted, local, award-winning international lecturer, author and historian of the African Diaspora, C.R.

Reducing Stress through Meditation

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.

Delayed Opening February 21

The Woodridge Library opening will be delayed to 10 a.m. today, Tuesday, February 21 due to lack of heat.

Woodridge Library Celebrates Black History Month

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.

Lecture Series in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King

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.

Hot Picks for Children's Literature

Looking for a good read for your child this summer?  Check out the books below.