Interim Library

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.

A Book You Should Read!

Published on Wednesday, February 26, 2014

UnboredHave you ever been bored out of your mind while looking for something fun and interesting to do?

Authors Joshua Glenn & Elizabeth Foy Larsen have just the cure in mind with their book entitled Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun. Inside this big red book, you'll find cool activities with the following themes.

Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales

Published on Tuesday, February 18, 2014
A preview of the shadow puppet show

This Saturday, Feb. 22 at 11:30 a.m., in celebration of Black History Month, we will be having a dramatic reading of stories from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales, accompanied by shadow puppets.

Saturday, February 15th @ 3pm

Published on Wednesday, February 5, 2014

AnotherJoin the Woodridge Library for an entertaining afternoon of anime and related music. The activities for the day are as follows.

Group Activity: 
Create a YouTube playlist for the Woodridge Anime Club highlighting our favorite episode intros. 

Episode Viewings: 

Valentine's event + New and classic children's books for Valentine's Day

Published on Monday, February 3, 2014

Henry in Love book coverIt's Valentine's Day! Well, it will be soon. Here at Woodridge Interim Library’s Children’s Room, we're celebrating by making scratch-off Valentine's Day cards and lollipop bouquets for our friends and family the day before (Feb. 13) starting at 3 p.m.

But in the meanwhile, here are some new and classic Valentine's Day books that you can find at the library to help you start feelin’ the love.

Published on Friday, January 24, 2014

Joanna Harris, children's librarian

Nice to meet you! My name is Joanna Harris. I’m the new children’s librarian at Woodridge Neighborhood Library.

Lizzie, Woodridge’s wonderful former children’s librarian, will be at the newly renovated Northeast branch starting in February. She told me that I should write a post introducing myself to you all.

Here’s a little about me. I look forward to getting to know more about you!

Teens & Young Adults

Published on Thursday, January 23, 2014

No. 6 AnimeThe Woodridge Library will host its first anime club meeting of 2014 on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 5 p.m. Please join us for the following activities listed below.

Group Discussion: 
What makes an anime great? (Talk about anything in regard to plot, characters, soundtrack, suspense and other elements which contribute to a great anime) 

Episode Viewings: 
NO. 6, ep 1 (sci-fi, drama) -- The story of an affluent teenage boy who one day gives shelter to a wanted fugitive.