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'Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice' by Phillip M. Hoose

Published on Thursday, February 7, 2013

Claudette ColvinChances are you know the heroic actions of Rosa Parks, but do you know about Claudette Colvin?

C.R. Gibbs Will Host Annual Lecture Series

Published on Friday, February 1, 2013

cr gibbswodNoted, local, award-winning international lecturer, author and historian of the African Diaspora, C.R. Gibbs, will present his annual Black History Month Lecture Series. This African History and Culture series will focus on black miners, the life and contributions of phenomenal black women and historical and factual information on the great slave revolts.

This popular lecture series will be held on Wednesdays in February at 7 p.m. on the following dates:

Feb. 13: “Black Miners: A Buried Legacy”
Feb. 20: “Great Black Women”
Feb. 27: “Let Your Motto Be Resistance: Great Slave Revolts”

Published on Friday, February 1, 2013

Heart BookThis month, be sure to join us for:

This year's Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards

Published on Thursday, January 31, 2013

Caldecott 75th anniversary

Earlier this week the American Library Association (ALA) announced the winners of the Youth Media Awards for noteworthy books, videos and other outstanding materials for children and teens. These prestigious awards include the Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards. Learn more about process of choosing these awards on ALA's website.

Here is the list of this year's winners and runnerups with a link to how to find here theme here at the DC Libraries.

Saturday Morning Sewing Class!

Published on Tuesday, December 4, 2012

samira ThompsonJoin us for beginning sewing class for the holidays! Learn basic sewing techniques and create a gift.

Classes will be taught by local designer Samira “Mira” Thompson are set for Dec. 8 and Dec. 22 at 9:30 a.m.

Samira “Mira” Thompson was born and raised in Washington D.C. Samira has always been passionate about the world of fashion. Even as early as the young age of 5, she would play dress up with her cousins. 

Published on Monday, November 5, 2012

Mac and the BallDate change: the Swedish puppet performance "Max" (originally scheduled for Monday Nov. 5) has been changed to Wed., Nov 7 at 2 p.m. Our apologies!

"Max" is a  big performance for the little ones based on Swedish author Barbro Lindgren’s books. The picture books about Max take a look at everyday problems and triumphs typically experienced by toddlers, written in a language reminiscent of children’s first sentences.

Best for ages 2-5.

Please register via email at elizabeth.nolan@dc.gov or call Woodridge Library (202-541-6226) to let us know that you are coming.

Published on Thursday, November 1, 2012
Max and the ball

Join us Monday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. for a big performance for the little ones based on Swedish author Barbro Lindgren’s books. The picture books about Max take a look at everyday problems and triumphs typically experienced by toddlers, written in a language reminiscent of children’s first sentences.

Best for ages 2-5.

Please register via email at elizabeth.nolan@dc.gov or call Woodridge Library (202-541-6226) to let us know that you are coming.

Travel Training by Metro in Partnership with MTM

Published on Friday, October 19, 2012

on the moveOn the Move Travel Training is a free(!) service that will teach you how to use Metro buses and trains to get you where you need to go.

The trainer will work with you over time to plan and learn a route focusing on the specific travel skills that you will need to get to get to a place safely and independently.

Please join us on Friday, Oct. 26  at 10:30 a.m. in the Woodridge Library to learn more about this program and ask any questions.

Participation in the On the Move the Training Program will not affect your eligibility for MetroAccess.

Published on Tuesday, October 9, 2012

The wee ones at Woodridge have been having a lot of fun at Storytime with Crafts. Below are few of our creations and suggestions on accompanying books. Be sure to join us every Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m.!

Learn About Free Resources and Programs for Your Family

Published on Thursday, September 20, 2012

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The Woodridge Neighborhood Library is hosting a “Back to School Night” on Monday, Sept. 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The goal is to inform students and their parents of all the opportunities, free resources and materials that are available to them just by owning a DC Library Card.

Join students, parents, educators and the community for:

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