Interim Library

Published on Monday, April 28, 2014

Thanks to everyone who participated in our first ever bookmark contest during National Library Week (April 11 - 19). We got so many amazing entries! You made it extremely tough for us to decide. Each first place winner from the teen and children's division won a $25 dollar gift card to Amazon.com - generously donated by the Friends of the Woodridge Library.

Our first place winner in the children's division was Hayden W. and Sarah B. took home the prize for the teen's division.

Recommended reading for National Poetry Month

Published on Wednesday, April 23, 2014

“How to Eat a Poem”

by Eve Merriam

Don’t be polite.

Bite in.

Pick it up with your fingers and lick the juice that

may run down your chin

It is ready and ripe now, whenever you are.

You do not need a knife or fork or spoon

General interest meeting

Published on Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Clip art of a magnifying glass over a stack of books Are you a kid between the ages of 10 - 13 who can't get enough mystery and horror?

Published on Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Understand RapDeciphering hip hop lyrics can be quite the task for someone who does not follow the genre of music.

Rest assured, Understand Rap is a funny read that breaks down some of the most popular, controversial, and humorous rap lines into digestible language even a parent could understand.

Best for teens and older.

Published on Monday, April 7, 2014

oam logoMay is Older Americans Month. Since 1963, our nation has designated this month as a time to celebrate the many contributions of older Americans and to focus attention on staying healthy and active.

From 1963 until 1973, May was referred to as Senior Citizens Month. In May 1974, President Jimmy Carter changed the name to Older Americans Month. 

Each year, the Administration for Community Living, an organization of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, selects a theme for Older Americans Month. This year’s theme, “Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow,” focuses on injury prevention.

Published on Thursday, April 3, 2014

Woodridge Interim Library is proud to announce its first bookmark contest for youth and teens in celebration of National Library Week, April 13-19. Design a bookmark that shows what you love about the library! Bookmarks will be judged by staff based on originality, creativity, and application of the theme.

Word art featuring words about public libraries

On Sunday, April 13, we will be having a kick-off event where you can come into the library any time that day and make bookmarks using our craft supplies. However, you can come to the library throughout the week to work on your entry or drop one off made at home.

Thursday, March 27th @ 5 PM

Published on Thursday, March 27, 2014

music manThe Woodridge Library is introducing a new social club geared to teens within the community. Join us for the first meeting as we talk about our favorite songs, artists, browse music at the library, and via Freegal online!

A special weekend story time in honor of Women's History Month

Published on Friday, March 14, 2014

Cover of Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters Saturday, March 22 at 11:30 a.m., young royals between the ages of 3 to 6 years are invited to Woodridge Interim Library for a special princess-themed story time and activity!

An afternoon of anime fun

Published on Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Galiei Donna Join the Woodridge  Interim Library  Anime Club on Saturday, May 15 , at 3 p.m. for a fun afternoon of anime and related discussion pertaining to the genre. The slate of activities are listed below.

Word of the Week: 仲間 Nakama (friend, buddy)

Group Discussion:
Who are most important to a story line........heroes or villains?

Episode Viewings:
Galiei Donna

Published on Thursday, February 27, 2014
Some children who came to the shadow puppet show beside the shadow puppet "stage"

We had a very fun and educational Black History Month here at Woodridge Interim Library this year.