Woodridge Library will be closed Monday, Jan. 31, to have energy-efficient lighting installed. The library will reopen Monday, Feb. 7.
Published on Thursday, January 20, 2011
Once again, AARP will provide income tax assistance at the Woodridge Library.
Individuals must bring their 1099, W-2 and supporting documents. Assistance will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis.
AARP income tax assistance will begin Friday, February 11, and will run to Friday, April 8, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The AARP Tax-Aide program has nearly 32,000 volunteers staffing 8,500 sites across the United States. These IRS-certified volunteers provide free tax counseling and preparation services to millions of low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to those ages 60 and older.
Published on Thursday, September 30, 2010
The National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) has launched the National Get Organized Week, October 4 -11.
Check out these organizing tips from 201 Great Ideas for Your Small Business.
Check out books on getting organized from the library:
Published on Saturday, September 18, 2010
The DC Public Library will be celebrating Teen Read Week, October 17-23. We would like to invite all teens ages 13 and up to visit your local library
to enjoy books, recorded books, DVDs, the hottest young adult magazines and playaways.
Each teen will design a book cover of their favorite book from the American Library Association's (ALA) Teen Choice Award list.
Participating teens will enjoy seeing their poster-size artwork displayed in the picture window at Woodridge Library November 1 to 7.
We will celebrate the winners and participants with a Poster Pizza Party on Wednesday October 27 at 6 p.m.
Published on Friday, September 10, 2010
The Woodridge Neighborhood Library presents a workshop series for library media specialists, librarians, teachers and parents.
Monday, September 27, 5 p.m.
How to Use and Integrate Library Databases into Your Curriculum:
Designed to help teachers, school media specialists and librarians gain
a better understanding of library databases. These trainings are live
You may ask questions, and we have the ability to allow hands-on practice as well.
Published on Monday, August 30, 2010
Hey kids and tweens! We know you want to improve your study habits, take better notes, learn how to prioritize your assignments and write great reports for school. Have we've got resources for you!
Check out the titles below and other titles at your local branch. If the lbrary in your neighborhood doesn't have a copy, the librarian will gladly place the book on hold for you for you to pick up at your local library. Here's to a great school year.You can do it!
Check out the following titles:
"Father in My Life" Contest
Published on Friday, July 16, 2010
The Woodridge Library celebrated fathers by sponsoring an essay contest for young people ages 10 to 16. Youth were invited to write a one-page essay entitled “The Father in My Life.” Contestants wrote about the role and importance of their father or father-figure in their life.
Third Annual Father's Day Essay Contest
Published on Monday, May 17, 2010
The Woodridge Library is celebrating fathers by sponsoring
an essay contest for young people ages 10-16.
Youth are invited to write a one-page essay entitled "The Father in My
Life." Contestants may write about the role and importance of their
father or a father-figure in their lives.
The contest is open
from May 1 to 31, 2010. Winning entries will be chosen by a panel of
All entries should include a cover page with your name,
address, phone number and age.
Entries will become the property of
the DC Public Library. A first, second and third prize winner will be
Miss Maryland Teens Visit the Library
Published on Thursday, April 15, 2010
The teens are avid readers and stressed the importance of reading.
Right to left: Joanna Chery, Janette Graham and Destiny M. Welch.
Haiti Support Oratory Contest
Published on Thursday, April 15, 2010
IT'S TIME (Inspriring Thoughful Students by Taking Initiative to Motivate Students) held its oratorical contest at the Woodridge Neighborhood Library.
Six students spoke out about the devastating earthquake in Haiti. The middle school students implored the attendees to support Haiti and the worldwide efforts to help Haiti. The students spoke with conviction and sincerity. Their delivery was impressive.The audience was spellbound by their competence and the heir unique styles of their presentations.