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Published on Wednesday, July 6, 2011

National Library of Medicine logoFor health diagnoses and medical emergencies, your first call should always be to your doctor. But once you have received that diagnosis, or if you are curious about medications or supplements that you are taking, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) has a number of free consumer health databases that provide reliable, accurate, free information.

This hands-on seminar will introduce you to a number of NLM databases, including MedlinePlus, to give you the skills to find trustworthy medical information on the Internet.

Published on Thursday, May 5, 2011

Looking for a good read for your child this summer?  Check out the books below.

Published on Wednesday, March 16, 2011

picture of vegetables and fruitsNational 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

Free Tax Help graphicOnce 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

Picture of hands under a pile of paper, waving a white flagThe 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

picture of colored pencilsThe 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.

image of a man on a TV with a key

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
and interactive. 

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: