Woodridge
Neighborhood Library

MLK

Come and Celebrate the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. at Woodridge Library

Civil Rights Movement

On Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 at 3 p.m join the Woodridge Interim Library Staff and Friends Book Club and hear the voices of the Washington DC‘s Quintet, God’s Miracles, violinist Clarice Carter and other presentations and tributes to Dr. Martin Luther, King Jr.   Reminisce and enjoy songs of the Civil Rights Movement against a backdrop of quotes and inspirational readings about of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  

Black Inventions Party

Black Inventions Party

African-American Inventions on display

Come in any day in the month of February, randomly choose an invention by an African American from our inventions bowl, and bring that invention or a photo of that invention to our Black Inventions party. This is a fantastic learning project for the entire family. Inventions will be on display during library hours beginning on Saturday, February 27 through Sunday February 28, 2015.

international

International Game Day

International Games Day is a chance to celebrate games, libraries, and the communities that both help to create and sustain with other library-lovers around the world. Come join us November 21, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. and bring a friend on International Game Day.  We'll have a ton of fun in the Woodridge Interim Library. Everyone is welcome, so come out and have a blast!

rataouille

RATATOUILLE

Family Feature Movie

This rat (Reny) was so inspired by his favorite chef Auguste Gusteau to do what he loves most —-to cook. His family and friends thought that he was weird for being a rat who wanted to cook. But everyday he watched Chef Auguste Gusteau talk about why it’s so important to believe in yourself, and Remy knew nothing is impossible. Join us for  a fun  afternoon our movie  program on Wednesday, November 25 at 3:00 p.m. All Ages.

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Polar Express

Family Featured Movie

Have you ever wanted to travel to the North Pole? Hey, do you want to know a secret?                       You know who will be there!  Shhh. Tick Tock!   Tick Tock!   Choo-Choo!!  Hop on board the express train as we take a wild adventure to the North Pole. Join us December 6 at 2 p.m. for an afternoon of adventure and fun for the entire family.   

Bleach

Hot Manga for the Soul

A Brief Guide for all Otaku

For those who enjoy the vast world of anime, you're probably familiar with the source material that is manga also. DC Public Library has a number of series that range in sub-genre spanning across action, suspense, comedy, slice of life, dystopian themes, dark undertones, shōnen, shōjo, and many others. If you consider yourself an avid reader, or a casual fan looking to build a queue, please consider these recommendations for your reading pleasure. 

LEGO masks of the Scarlet Spider and Deadpool

Super LEGO to the Rescue!

Some of our LEGO club regulars brought their love of comics to recent meetings and recreated their favorite superheroes in brick form.

4 year

Back to School College Prep

High school is usually when students put serious thought into college for the first time. The process of SAT preparedness, choosing a major, career exploration, applying to scholarships, and selecting a school become critical tasks moving toward senior year. During this exciting time, allow your public library to get you started with informative books listed below. 

banned books2015

Banned Books Week

Celebrating the Freedom to Read

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. By focusing on efforts across the country to remove or restrict access to books, Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of censorship. Come and visit us Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2015 and browse a Banned Books display and exercise your FREEDOM to READ! Match our Banned Books trivia and receive a special prize. For ages 10 years and older.

Woodridge Summer Reading Prize Drawing

Drawing for Summer Reading Prizes

Now that you’ve almost or completed your Summer Reading program, it’s time to get ready for the drawing. If you haven’t signed up, there is still time to sign up! Just visit the library and staff will be more that delighted to get you on board! The Summer Reading program for children, teens and adults ends at all DC Public Libraries on Aug. 31, 2015. The drawings for those who completed Summer Reading at the Woodridge Interim Library will be held on Wednesday,September 6, 2015 at 6 p.m.

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