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2nd Saturday STEM Storytime!

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, 11 a.m.

Join us the second Saturday of every month for a STEM-themed story time! It’s never too early to introduce basic concepts of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to our youngest learners as they begin exploring their world. We’ll Sing, Talk, and Read about numbers, colors, plants, weather, and more. Stick around for a simple STEM craft at the end! Best for ages two to five.
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Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, 3 p.m.

Join the Woodridge Library and Future Makers to create spinning, glowing light machines that hypnotize and amaze! Make use of the following tools to invent a cool machine all your very own.     Motors LED lights Batteries Simple circuitry Stop by for an hour of entertainment, we hope to see you there! Best for ages 7-17.  
Pajama Story Time

Pajama Story Time

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, 6 p.m.

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.  
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Book-it-to Health: Creole Chicken Gumbo Soup

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, 7 p.m.

Join Good Food Markets & UDC C.A.U.S.E.S., The University of the District of Columbia’s College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences, for this educational and scrumptious cooking demo. Come and taste a healthy and delectable Creole Chicken Gumbo soup. A local nutritionist will facilitate the seminar.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations, and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  
Black Explorers

Black Explorers: 2300 BC To the Present

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, 7 p.m.

Noted author, lecturer, and historian C. R. Gibbs will lecture on Black explorers. Join us for this engaging and educational lecture and presentation.
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LEGO Club!

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, 4 p.m.

Drop by and build during our weekly LEGO club! Create a skyscraper, a pirate ship, or whatever your mind can dream up. Best for ages 5-12.

Woodridge Anime Club: Winter 2016

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, 3 p.m.

Join Woodridge Anime Club on the above date for manga chat and episode viewings throughout Winter 2016. Come for the snacks, then hangout with like-minded Otaku for these popular series! 
The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln

The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln by Stephen L. Carter a Novel

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, 3 p.m.

In recognition of Black History Month and President's Day,  the Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club will read Stephen L. Carter's The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln a NovelCheck it out and join us to be a part of the discussion.
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.