Apr
20
Fri
Poetry Month Movies @ Woodridge Library
Apr 20 @ 3:45 pm

Settle in every Friday afternoon in April for our film series inspired by National Poetry Month. We’ll watch in the Children’s Area, and enjoy a popcorn treat for our final movie. These films are recommended for ages 4 and up.

April 6
Mulan
Running time: 88 min.

April 13
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
Running time: 45 min.

April 20
Ellington Was Not a Street
Running time: 12 min.

Ashley Bryan’s World
Running time: 32 min.

April 27
The Reluctant Dragon
Running time: 62 min.

Apr
21
Sat
DC Author Festival @ Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am
The DC Author Festival, in partnership with the Library of Congress, is a gathering for local writers to participate in workshops, discussions, social activities and professional development. For a complete schedule, workshop information and opportunities for local authors and organizations, please visit the DC Author Fest page.

 

DC Author Festival will take place at the Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building:
101 Independence Ave. SE, Washington, D.C. 20540

FREE | OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | ACCESSIBLE VENUE

Family Story Time! @ Woodridge Library
Apr 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Bring your family to the Woodridge Library on the third Saturday of each month for a Family Story Time!

We will read, sing, and dance with our family and friends!

Crafts/ activity will be provided at the end!

Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic @ Woodridge Library
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm
Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the DC Public Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) to learn more about any legal barriers to employment you may have that an attorney might be able to help you resolve. You can get information about issues such as criminal record sealing, credit reports, background checks, obtaining driving and professional licenses, resolving child support arrearages, wage theft and other issues. For more information, please call (202-741-0801) or visit the Adult Reference Desk.
Apr
23
Mon
Baby and Toddler Story Time @ Woodridge Library
Apr 23 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am

Get up and get moving at our Baby and Toddler Story Times. These 20-to-30-minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18 to 36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.

Baby and Toddler Story Time @ Woodridge Library
Apr 23 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 am

Get up and get moving at our Baby and Toddler Story Times. These 20-to-30-minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities, and are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18 to 36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.

Free Community Aerobics Class – Zumba Gold @ North Michigan Park Recreation Center
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Free Community Aerobics Class in Ward 5 Sponsored by MedStar Washington Hospital Center

MedStar Washington Hospital Center is offering a FREE Community Aerobics Class in Ward 5 at North Michigan Park Recreation Center.  Zumba Gold classes will be offered on Mondays from 6 PM – 7 PM. Strength & Toning classes will be offered on Wednesdays from 6 PM – 7 PM. For more information and to register, call 202-877-2084.

Apr
24
Tue
Teen Lounge at Woodridge Library @ Woodridge Library
Apr 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:50 pm

Teen Lounge provides a creative space for kids ages 13-19 to do fun activities with their peers such as video games, movies, music, and DIY crafts!

Every other Tuesday starting November 7, 2017 through June 2018!

Pajama Story Time @ Woodridge Library
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-to-40-minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.

Apr
25
Wed
Preschool Story Time @ Woodridge Library
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations, and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.