Family Programs

Black History Trivia: How Much Do You Know?

February is Black History Month, and to help celebrate, we want to see how much you know.Come out and test your knowledge on the facts about black history. Prizes will be given to winners, so come out, join the fun, and make this a "win-win" event!All ages welcome!

Special Needs Information Series: Educational Advocacy in Transition

Join us for our first program in the Special Needs Information Series with Quality Trust for People with Disabilities, Inc.

Shadow Puppet Show: Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales

In celebration of Black History Month, Woodridge Neighborhood Library is putting on a shadow puppet show reenacting stories from Nelson Mandela's Favor

Glorious March to Liberty: Civil War to Civil Rights

The mission of the African American Civil War Museum is to preserve and tell the stories of the United States Colored Troops and African American involvement in the American Civil War.

Coyaba Dance Theater

Africa is a Continent! Journey with Coyaba Dance Theater through song and dance as they explore the diverse sounds and movements of the different parts of Africa. The audience will also learn words and movements from various African countries that are used in naming and creating dances and instruments.Coyaba Dance Theater is a contemporary West African Dance and drumming company.  The company specializes in traditional dance and rhythms from the Mali Empire (Guinea, Senegal and Mali).

Sunday Movie Matinee

Come on down to Southwest Library for our Sunday Movie Matinee!We'll be showing the film that landed Octavia Spencer her Oscar.

A Lundi Gras Story Time

Come early for a special Monday story time event. Join us for revelries before Mardi Gras.Ages 2-5.

Happy Lunar New Year

The 15-day-long Lunar or Chinese New Year festivities begin Jan. 31.Add the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library to your calendar of events and celebrate on the sixth day of the Year of the Horse with us.Crafts, games and more will available for all ages.

The Smithsonian Presents Mission: Preservation

 In this Smithsonian Institution sponsored program, children will learn from primary resources about preserving family oral histories and objects.

Read Aloud Time

Join a rotating team of readers every Saturday for stories, action rhymes and songs.For ages 2 - 5 and caregivers.