Family Programs

Fire Truck and Police Car

Firefighters and Police Officers Visit the Library

Join us Thursday, October 22 at 3pm to meet the DC firefighters and police officers who help us every day!   Learn what it’s like to be a firefighter and a police officer, and get an up-close look at a fire truck and police car.      

Family Feature Movie- Coraline

An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home. Despite warnings, she decides to unlock the door when she is home by herself. What do you think is behind the door?                           Do you think Coraline will be able to return to her own world? If you want to find out join us for our monthly movie program.   All ages are welcome.

College Life 101

Curious about college? Learn about it from real, live college students!


Hey Tweens & Teens! Join the Woodridge Staff in a contest where you can be as creative as you like and meet new friends. Learn how to make a fabulous SPOOKY pumpkin with an opportunity to prizes and more.   Ages 10-19.

Film Screening: "Half of a Yellow Sun "

Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a free screening of award-winning author Chiamanda Ngozi’s Adichie movie “Half of a Yellow Sun” an adaptation of her book about Nigieria’s historic Biafran war.

Film Screening: "Animals are Beautiful People"

Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neigborhood Library for a free screening of this hilarious film about the amazing and diverse wildlife in the Namib desert. It’s a great film for families and teaches about wildlife in a Southern African country that is rarely talked about in Western societies. This film will be followed a discussion and Q&A with a wildlife biologist who has visited the Namib Desert. This program is co-sponsored by IPI’s Culture In Your Community Series. 

Dr. Seuss on the Loose!

Come and celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday and meet "The Cat in the Hat" and Thing 1 and Thing 2. For ages 3-6 Advance registration is recommended.

National Bullying Prevention Month Film

View a nationally acclaimed and powerful movie on anti-bullying. This film offers insights into many facets of bullying and is a must-see for parents, educators and teens. Color, 99 minutes. Rated PG 13
no bullying t shirts

Make Your Own Anti-Bullying T-shirt

Come in and create your own anti-bullying T-shirt. Space is limited, so participants are encouraged to register by Monday Oct. 5, 2015. You may register at or call 202-541-6226. Walk-ins welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.
Rainbow Foods

Rainbow Food

What are the benefits of eating multiple colored fruits and vegetables? A nutritionist from Giant®  will discuss the nutritional value of fruits and vegetables according to color.