Join us for a delicious sampling of this healthy dish at our Book-it-to-Health Seminars. Book-it-to-Health presents live instruction, simple, delicious, healthy recipes and nutrition information by trained nutrition specialists and chefs, and a raffle for free groceries! We have a great collection of healthy eating cookbooks. So bring your food health questions and library cards, dig in, and browse a great selection of books to take with you!
Best Ages 13 and Up
Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a free screening of Academy Award winning, TSOTSI. This movie is a jewel of a film. Though set in Johannesburg, South Africa, the story is unfortunately so universal that the film could have been made in any country in the world: the lost children of abusive parents who survive life by relying on crime fill the streets of the poor neighborhoods of all major cities. One night, in desperation, Tsotsi steals a woman's car. But as he is driving off, he makes a shocking discovery in the backseat.
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.
Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a free screening of award-winning film, "Mama C: Urban Warrior in the African Bush". This film tells the story of Mama C, an African-American woman who grew up in Kansas City and became a community activist and member of the revolutionary Black Panther party in the 1960’s, leading protests to force the local administration to recognize the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King. This film will be followed a discussion. This program is co-sponsored by IPI’s Culture In Your Community Series.
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.
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.
Join us for a free screening of the film "Skin," a true story of family divided by race. Sanda Laing is a black child born in the 1950s to a white family, unaware of their black ancestry. Her parents are shopkeepers serving the local black community, who lovingly bring her up as their 'white' little girl. But at the age often, Sandra is driven out of white society. The film follows Sandra's 30-year journey from rejection to acceptance, betrayal to reconciliation, as she struggles to define her place in a changing world.
Join us at the Deanwood Neighborhood Library to discover a place of winter magic. Experience the winter merriment through seasonal stories, festive things to make and crafts good enough to eat.
For ages 4-12.