Maker Club at Woodridge is back! Join us on the last Wednesday of every month for a crafty new maker project. We'll be trying a wide range of projects from 3D printing to painting to making our own simple circuits. Many of these will be things you can take home, and some will even be things you can eat. All projects are open to kids aged 5 and up, and their adults too. See you there!
Join us on the first and third Thursday of the month for a dance party!
This 25 minute program is designed to help develop motor skills and encourage an appreciation of music. Come and dance to the beat of your drummer.
Recommended for ages birth to 5.
Drop by and build during our weekly LEGO Club.
Come and try something different every Thursday at LEGO Club:
First Thursday - Lego Robots
Second Thursday - Lego Free Play
Third Thursday - All ages karaoke starts at 5:30 p.m.
Fourth Thursday - Collective Design Challenge (build together - share together)
Recommended for ages 4-12.
Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level
Thursdays October 25 – December 6, 2018
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Join us in this beginning level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation. Although focus is on beginners, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level.
The class is free. No need to register.
Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level
Thursdays October 25 – December 6, 2018
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Join us in this intermediate-level class. Review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation. Although focus is on those who already have familiarity with American Sign Language, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level.
The class is free. No need to register
Do you want to learn how to play chess, or just hone your skills? Join us weekly at the adult chess workshop. Instructor Vaughn Bennett will help you to learn and understand the game of chess with the goal of helping you to improve your strategy and techniques. No matter if you are a beginner or a novice, this is a fun opportunity to learn and test your skills against other players.
Do you love terrible puns? Do you like to knit, crochet or something else stitchy? Woodridge has a new monthly club for you!
Getting Stitchy is a new club for anyone who wants to craft. Whether you're an expert seamstress, a novice knitter, or just looking to check out something new, you're welcome here. We'll meet to make cool stuff and we will have supplies for you to borrow. We'll also have advice on finding patterns, getting started with different crafts and coupons.
Get up and get moving at our Baby and Toddler Story Times. These 20-to-30-minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18 to 36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.
Get up and get moving at our Baby and Toddler Story Times. These 20-to-30-minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities, and are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18 to 36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.
Teen Lounge is on hiatus for the summer and will begin again on September 10, occurring every other Tuesday until June 2019. Teen Lounge provides a creative space for those ages 13-19 to do fun activities with their peers such as video games, movies, music and DIY crafts. Teen Lounge meets after school from 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
The best card ever!
What’s smarter than a Smarttrip card, more durable than a smart phone, is no-interest bearing card, lasts longer than cash, direct you in locating health benefits and information? A District of Columbia Public Library card of course!
September is Library Card Signup Month. Bring a buddy to sign up for a library card and enter a drawing for a bag of library goodies. You and your buddy will receive a gift at sign-up.
C’mon and get the best card ever and use it for endless possibilities!
Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed.
The author presents a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential. The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, being more productive and achieving success is understanding how habits work.
This is a timely book that will cause you to questions some of the way you do things from day to day. Take the time this summer to reflect on your habits.