The Woodridge Library is celebrating fathers by sponsoring
an essay contest for young people ages 10-16.
Youth are invited to write a one-page essay entitled "The Father in My
Life." Contestants may write about the role and importance of their
father or a father-figure in their lives.The contest is open
International Miss Teen Maryland and International Miss Jr Teen Maryland visited Woodridge Library.The teens are avid readers and stressed the importance of reading.Right to left: Joanna Chery, Janette Graham and Destiny M. Welch.
IT'S TIME (Inspriring Thoughful Students by Taking Initiative to Motivate Students) held its oratorical contest at the Woodridge Neighborhood Library.Six students spoke out about the devastating earthquake in Haiti. The middle school students implored the attendees to support Haiti and the worldwide efforts to help Haiti. The students spoke with conviction and sincerity. Their delivery was impressive.The audience was spellbound by their competence and the heir unique styles of their presentations.
NOTE: You must be a DC resident and live in Ward 5 or 7 to qualify for this program. Morning and afternoon classes will be held at: Woodridge Neighborhood Library -- 1801 Hamlin St. N.E.Francis Gregory Neighborhood Library--3660 Alabama Ave. S.E.ScheduleWoodridge Neighborhood LibraryPC for Beginners 1: MWF ClassesMarch 29-April 16: 1-2:45 p.m. or 3-4:45 p.m.May 10-28: 1-2:45 p.m. or 3-4:45 p.m.PC for Beginners 1: Tues/Thurs Classes: April 13-May 13: 1-2:45 p.m. or 3-4:45 p.m.
"WOW" Wednesday! Teen Movie NightTWILIGHT - the MovieWed. March 17, 2010, 5 p.m.Come view and discuss the movie, Twilight, based on the novel by Stephanie Meyers. Twilight is an action-packed, modern-day love story between a teen girl and a vampire.Ages 13-18. Rated PG-13.
Gifted and local author Shirley Hayden will read from her noted book The Women of Nelson. Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 6 p.m. The Women of Nelson is an easy to read,highly engaging and informative novel,which highlights the role of the Union Army played in the treatment of the women and children of the US Colored Troops housed at Camp Nelson during the Civil War.
Over 100 seniors are enrolled in the free computer classes for ages 55 and over. The classes are taught by ByteBack Computers at the Woodridge Neighborhood Library.The seniors are serious students. They bring their eagerness and willingness to master PC 1 and PC II for beginners.
Paula Young Shelton (second from right), daughter of Civil Rights activist and former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Andrew Young, read from her newly published book, Child of the Civil Rights Movement, to students from John Bur