Looking for a good read for your child this summer? Check out the books below.
Published on Tuesday, March 22, 2011
- Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: the Hidden Gallery by Maryrose Wood
- Violet in Bloom by Lauren Myracle
- The Defense of Thaddeus A. Ledbetter by John Gosselink
Published on Wednesday, March 16, 2011
National Nutrition Month® (NNM) is a nutrition education and information campaign sponsored annually by the American Dietetic Association. The campaign is designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
NNM also promotes ADA and its members to the public and the media as the most valuable and credible source of timely, scientifically based food and nutrition information. Visit your local library, or search for additional books on health and nutrition using the online catalog.
Published on Tuesday, January 25, 2011
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.