Join master chess instructor Vaughn Bennet as he leads and instructs children and teens in winning strategies for playing chess.
Don't forget to pick up your copy or place a hold onChess for Children by Sabrina Chevaness.
Best for ages 5 years to 16 years.
Let us assist you with the job seeking resources that can help you in your job search.
Join us every Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m., as the Woodridge Library provides computer access and help with:
creating email accounts
refining your resume
completing job applications online
understanding the importance of using social media sites
finding and using free online continuing education classes
providing networking opportunities with other jobseekers.
Come read stories, sing songs, and play with us! A program designed to encourage literacy in young children.
Story time recommended for children in preschool (ages 3 - 5).
Please call the library in advance if you plan on bringing a large group.
Celebrate National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 15, by riding your bike to work.
Come find DC Public Library at the Freedom Plaza Bike to Work morning pit-stop! Flash your DC Public library card (or sign up for one) and get a bike-friendly gift! Take a photo at our table and enter our #ReadRideDC National Bike Month contest.
The Woodridge Anime Club is a group for like minded otaku who love to read manga and watch anime. Join us on the above date and time for manga discussions and episode viewings from popular shows listed below. Hope to see you there!
Parasyte the Maxim
Best for ages 13 and older.
Story time recommended for children between the ages of 0 - 3.We read stories from the library's collection, sing songs, and engage in play to encourage early literacy.Please call the library if you plan on bringing a large group.
Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card!
This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.
Are you dreading the holidays because it is a stressful time for you?Are you struggling with trying to buy gifts for others?Do the holidays make you feel depressed and lonely?This program is for you.Diane Kern, Ph.D. will lead and facilitate a lively, interactive discussion on the topic "Handling the Holidays." This program will focus on ways to reduce and manage holiday stress, as follows:
Visit the Woodridge Library this fall and interact with like-minded otaku in the following activities:
Join us on each date below or a particular weekend, 3-5 p.m., at your convenience.
Join the Woodridge Library as we begin a new club to promote the maker movement emphasizing arts and crafts to young ladies.
The group will meet every week afterschool from Monday-Wednesday and utilize some of the items below for maximum creativity!
Printed duct tape
And anything else you can think of!
Best for ages 13-16.
Halloween came a few days early this year at the corner of 18th and Douglas St. NE with an afternoon of crafts on Wednesday, Oct. 29.
With more than 20 children in attendance, we made a joyful mess putting together Monster Treat Bags, Paper Plate Spider Webs, and Pipe Cleaner Spiders. Our littlest friends enjoyed having some festive coloring pages on hand too!
What would you take with you if you were stranded on an island?How tall can you build a skyscaper in 15 minutes without it falling down?
These were the challenges we posed for ourselves at the first meeting of LEGO Club, which meets every Thursday afternoon from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Join us for a movie and crafts and get in the Halloween spirit! We'll be watching a popular 1993 flick about three witch sisters who are accidentally resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween Night, and must be stopped by a teenage boy, his little sister, and a talking black cat!
Join the spetacular fun on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 4 p.m.
The movie is rated PG and runs 95 minutes.
For children under 12.
Join us for science fun as we explore and experiment with properties of matter.
All the material on earth is in three states: solid, liquid or gas.
Science Saturdays offers science-related activities for children. We will learn about capillary action on Saturday, Oct. 25.
Space is limited. Please call the library to register.
Best for ages 8 -12.
Christine Davis Easterling, author of A Giant For Justice: Inspirational Biography of William H. "Bill" Simons III: A Tribute To Twenty-Five Years Of Presidential Service To The Washington Teachers' Union will host monthly seminars on How to Write a Book Proposal.
The first seminar will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m and subsequently on the second Saturday of each of each month from 10 a.m. to noon.
Seminar topics will include: