Nearby Jubilee Street Closures: Library Parking Remains Open

Jubilee street closures near the Library run from June 10 through June 17: Woodridge Drive is closed from 71st Street to Center Drive and Center Drive is closed from Wild Plum to Plaza Drive. See the Park District website for Jubilee details

Saturday, June 15 from noon - 3 p.m. visit the Library's fun minion-themed tent at the Jubilee for a photo-op and activity!

Illinois Libraries Present

About the Programs

These premier events are made possible by the Woodridge Public Library's participation in Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries. ILP is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). 

 

Kal Penn

The Many Lives of Kal Penn

Kal Penn is an actor, writer, producer, and former Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement. He is known for his starring roles in Designated SurvivorHouse, Mira Nair’s The Namesake, the Harold & Kumar franchise, and the Christmas comedy The Santa Clauses for Disney+. 

Earlier this year, Penn wrapped production on the Bloomberg Green climate change docuseries, Getting Warmer with Kal Penn, and the Viacom/Paramount+ comedy, Surina & Mel. Following the departure of Trevor Noah from The Daily Show, Kal was named as an upcoming guest host.

Tuesday, May 7, 7 PM

Temple Grandin

Dr. Temple Grandin: The Hidden Gifts of Visual Thinkers

Join us for a special event with Dr. Grandin, one of the world’s most accomplished and well-known adults with autism. Dr. Grandin has been at the forefront of research and activism for autism and neurodiversity for decades.

Her memoir, Emergence: Labeled Autistic, was published in 1986 and she has continued to write about autism and neurodivergence over the decades. Her most recent book is Visual Thinking: The Hidden Gifts of People Who Think in Pictures, Patterns, and Abstractions.

Rescheduled for Tuesday, June 4, 7 PM