Happy Independence Day!

The Library will be closed on Monday, July 4. Have a safe and happy Fourth of July!

 
Summer Reading Programs
On Your Mark, Get Set...Read! Reaching Every Adventurer's Dream Exercise Your Mind, Read!
Children from birth to age 13 can sign up in the Children's Library. We have three different programs to fit all levels of readers. Teens can sign up for R.E.A.D. Register and log books online, or at the Adult & Teen Reference Desk. Adults can sign up for Exercise Your Mind: READ! Register and log books online, or at the Adult & Teen Reference Desk.
 
Ravinia Tickets

The Library has 17 sets of tickets to give away for Ravinia's 2016 season. Tickets are for lawn seats.

We will give away tickets on a first come, first serve basis to Woodridge Public Library cardholders on Thursday, June 30 at the Adult & Teen Reference Desk.

 
Free Summer Lunch

Mondays & Thursdays, Noon - 1 p.m.

Children age 18 and younger are welcome to come in for a free and nutritious lunch with milk, similar to a school lunch. Come early at 11:30 a.m. to work with a teacher and stay until 1:30 p.m. for books and fun.

Sponsored by Northern Illinois Food Bank. This program is designed to support families by providing a free healthy lunch and encouraging summer learning and reading.

 
Coding Can Be Fun!

Saturday, July 2, 10 a.m.

What exactly is coding? Coding is what makes it possible for us to create software, apps and websites. Learning about code helps you understand the technology shaping our world, develops problem-solving skills, and encourages creativity. We’ll explore a variety of fun and engaging resources for anyone, at any age, who wants to take the first step into the world of code.

 
Climbing Longs Peak

Thursday, July 21, 7 p.m.

Experienced climber Sean Luster will present a photo tour of Colorado's iconic Longs Peak touching on climbing techniques, Rocky Mountain National Park history, and safety concerns. The hike will be discussed with levels of challenge appropriate for everyone as there are milestones to reach early on that a casual visitor can easily achieve and there are variations on the hike to make it far more challenging for those looking for something demanding. Presented as part of the Summer Reading Program, Exercise Your Mind: Climb!

 
Qigong

Sunday, July 24, 2 p.m.

Exercise your mind and body, learn more about this ancient Chinese health care practice that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and mental focus. Our thanks to Summer Reading partner Pei Gen Health, a Chinese Medicine Center located in Bolingbrook. A representatice from Pei Gen will offer our Qiqong program and have a drawing for a free service at their health center.

 
Stump the Genealogy Expert

Monday, July 25, 7 p.m.

A fun Q & A program presented by genealogist Grace DuMelle. Ask questions that focus on search categories and genealogy methodology (not the details of your specific ancestor). Examples: How do I start looking for adoption records? How can I learn more about the business my ancestor operated? How do I find the parents of my furthest generation?

If you truly “Stump the Expert” your name goes in the drawing for a gift card to an office supply store for all those supplies you need as you research your family history!

 
Donuts & Downloads

Saturday, July 30, 10 a.m.

Have a snack while learning about all the things you can download for free from the Library. The Library offers free e-books, audiobooks, magazines, streaming movies, and top-notch online tutorials. These services will all be demonstrated—no tablet, smartphone, or computers required to attend but one is needed to use these services.

 
Clubs & Meetings

Lisle Township Job Club
Mondays, 10 a.m.
Learn effective interviewing and networking strategies in a supportive and relaxed atmosphere.  Job leads are shared.

Book Discussions
See our Book Discussion page for titles, dates, and times.

Chess Club
2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 10 a.m.
Beginners and experienced chess players are wanted for friendly games of chess. 

Library Needlers
3rd Mondays, 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Bring your needle-related project and join us for conversation and useful tips. We help each other!

 

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Sat: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sun: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.