I Read Banned Books

September is Banned Books Week. Read a Banned Book, tell us why you like it and receive a prize. Take a picture or selfie with your Banned Book and the picture will be displayed at the library or on our webpage. Photography release forms must be completed. All Ages

Woodridge Anime Club

Visit the Woodridge Library this Summer through September and interact with like-minded otaku in the following activities: 

Woodridge Library Book Club

        Come and enjoy a lively discussion with your adult community and friends. the July Book Club Selection is A History of the World in 6 Glasses.

Back to School Event for All Ages

Join us for activities for the whole family as we celebrate Back to School for All Ages. Participants will  enjoy database demos, college resource information, suggested reading lists, fun educational games and other activitiesBest Ages 6-and up.

T'ai Chi with Susan Lowell

Join Susan Lowell from and learn about the flowing movements of this time-honored Chinese martial art which weaves together meditation and relaxation with the wisdom of Chinese medicine.

'The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense': a Workshop with Susan Lowell

Suzette Haden Elgin's books on The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense offer brilliant techniques for managing verbal aggression.

Urban Gardening: City Strategies

Master Gardener Neil Hoffman will share his experience and provide advice on urban gardening problems such as space, light, and container gardening as part of the Adult Summer Reading program.

Haiku Workshop

Pamela Perkins will lead an hour of learning about and writing haiku, followed by readings and a contest for best haiku. Bring in a small piece of nature, such as a rock or a leaf--or a picture of nature--that inspires you!

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Sapna Batheja, MS, RD, LD of UDC's College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability, and Environmental Sciences, will discuss shopping for healthful foods on a budget. Make time afterward to see the library's garden, and help harvest a sample of vegetables to take home!

Family Oral History Workshop

Join us for an oral history workshop with Special Collections Librarian and Oral Historian Kelly Navies, who will share tips on interview techniques and research strategies for a family oral history project.