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Summer Reading 2020 Now Registering

Book Your Backyard Adventure: Register Today! Programs are now open and available online until August 1.
  • Big kids track their reading and accomplish cool missions to earn virtual badges & more.
  • You'll be awarded buttons, earn a great book if you finish 6 missions and qualify for a big prize basket drawing by participating each week.
  • Kids 2 & under read & explore to earn books.
  • Teens & adults log books for a chance at weekly $25 gift cards & $50 GIFT CARD GRAND PRIZE drawings to the local restaurant* of their choice. "Reviews of the Week" will be awarded $10 gift cards. *Visit and scroll down for a complete list of restaurants winners can choose from.
Prefer to complete the program offline? Register online, and then use a print sheet to track yor progress. Return to the library by 8/1/2020.
Need assistance? Email
Our Best Children's Resources 
Storytime At Home
Missing storytime? Surprise! You can have storytime at home with your favorite Woodridge librarians.


New! Fun At Home E-Newsletter
Read the Children's Services "Get Outside Today!" e-newsletter for inspiration while you are all home together: cool web finds, great family activities and a challenge for your kids to complete at home.
E-Books & Audiobooks At Home: Free, Instant, Awesome
Patrons always have access to TumbleBooks, but through August 31 you can now access:
TumbleMath - K-6 math ebook database
Audible - Kids: instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, while schools are closed
TeenBookCloud - gr 7-12 ebook database
AudioBookCloud - all ages audio book database
Best of Our Best Children's E-Books: for Library Cardholders
Bookflix - so many books to choose from by reading level or interest - Get your kids reading today!
Media on Demand for Kids: Kindle books, activity books, chapter books, Harry Potter - all reading ages
Our Best Streaming Content for Kids: No waiting
Hoopla - e-books, audiobooks, movies, tv shows, and comics with no waiting, with 5 checkouts per month. 
Kanopy Kids - movies & Tv which is free while kids are out of school and includes fun, educational and engaging programming with no commercials
Best of the Web At Home: Our Picks for Cool Storytimes & More
Storyline Online - Large collection of recorded stories
Draw Every Day with JJK - Author Jarrett J. Krosoczka is doing daily drawalongs for kids
Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems - Via the Kennedy Center
Author Kate Messner - a HUGE list of resources that include read-alouds as well as lesson plans and other activities

Updated 5/21/2020