Summer Reading

Woodridge Anime Club

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

Forensic Mystery Workshop

Calling all CSI enthusiasts!!! Join educators from the National Museum of Health and Medicine for an exciting afternoon in forensic investigation.

S.T.E.A.M. Summer Fun

Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics? How about adding some Art? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more! Ages 6-12

Paper Rollercoasters

Teens will create paper roller coasters using paper, tape, and marbles.

End of the Summer Maker Party

Make awesome things! Get your DIY on! Explore cool STEAM innovations!

Sci-fi Movie Night

On a spectacular future Earth that has evolved beyond recognition, one man's confrontation with the past will lead him on a journey of redemption and discovery as he battles to save mankind. PG-13. 126min.

Teen Henna Workshop

Learn the art of henna body art application! Henna is thought to bring joy, togetherness and natural beauty — the perfect way to kick off your summer. Earn your Get Crafty badge for Summer Reading by participating in this program!Every Tuesday from 2 - 4 p.m. in our Teen Space.

Science Fiction or Fact

Read along with us this summer as we highlight our science collection and pick your poison, fact or fiction?Science Fact:July 31, 7 p.m. - A discussion of the book The Poisoner's Handbook by Deborah BlumScience Fiction:August 12, 7 p.m. - A screening of The Time Traveler's Wife based on the book by Audrey Niffenegger

Candyland at the Library!

On Saturday, July 19 we are turning the library into a candy-covered adventure!Throw the dice and travel through Candyland in our life-sized board game.Teens can earn the Game On badge at this event. Games begin at 1, 1:30, and 2 p.m.

Library-Con: Anime, Comics, Manga, and Beyond

Library-Con is a multigenerational programming event that will provide information and expose the world of anime/manga, comics, Star Wars, and TV production to library customers of all ages! Come out and connect with the  community through culturally based activities, forums, and crafts held throughout the library.Time: 12 noon - 4 p.m.