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The Invention of Wings: A Novel by Sue Monk Kidd

A Women's History Month Book Discussion Hosted by the Woodridge Library and Friends Book, March 20, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

Come and join the Woodridge Library and Friend Book Club discussion of The Inventions of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd on March 20, 2016 at 3:00pm.  This  Oprah Book Club selection, follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid.


Women of Invention

Celebrating Women in Science

Visit the Woodridge Interim Library in March to play our free Women of Invention matching game and win a prize! Pick up your sheets at the circulation desk. Photos of inventions by women will be on display during the month of March.  

Dr. Diane Kern

Discovering Your Love Language

After 7 Tuesdays! presents Dr. Diane Kern, Ph.D.

What is your love language? How do you express and receive love? Join Dr. Diane Kern, Ph.D. and others in an engaging discussion of the book, The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate by Dr.

Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln

Book Discussion: The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln by Stephen L. Carter

February 21, 2016 at 3:00 PM

In recognition of Black History and President's Day the Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club will discuss The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln.  Stephen L. Carter's thrilling  novel takes as its starting point an  alternate history: President Abraham Lincoln survives the assassination attempt at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865.

Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Disabilities Rights At Work

Breaking Barriers to Employment know your rights legal workshop

On Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 10:30 am the Woodridge Library will host with the Neighborhood Legal Services Program an information program that you do not want to miss.  In this workshop, lawyers from Disability Rights DC will teach us about the right to reasonable accommodations and other legal issues that can come up on the job for an adult with a disability. All are welcome. 

Dr King and Africa

Facing The Rising Sun: The Forgotten Story of Dr. King & Africa

C.R. Gibbs Lecture in Dr. King's Honor

Noted local, award-winning international lecturer, author and historian of the African Diaspora, C.R. Gibbs, will lecture on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event will be held on Wednesday, January 27, 2015 at 7 p.m. Best for ages 13 and older.  


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 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!



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.