Happy New Year!

Upcoming Events

January 2023

Library will open Monday, January 16, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, with regular hours.

Chinese Lunar New Year: Family Program


Jan. 19, 7 p.m. REGISTER

Have fun and learn about the traditions of the Chinese Lunar New Year. Ms. Peggy Huang, dressed in traditional Chinese attire, will tell the Zodiac story Year of the Rabbit. Children will receive traditional lucky red envelopes during this interactive program.

New Year's Rock-N-Roll Eve: Live Music for Adults

Sunday, January 15, 2 p.m. REGISTER

Rock & roll your way into the new year with a countdown — Dick Clark style! Heather Braoudakis will sing our favorite 1950s songs such as Rock Around the Clock, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Crazy, and Jailhouse Rock.

In His Own Words:

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

See & hear highlights from the original speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., captured on video and shared in films that you can stream for free, including “I have a Dream,” "Been to the Mountaintop,” and “We March with Selma.” Stream movies with the Kanopy app, free to library cardholders.

Take & Make

JAN 9 - 15: Adult Cash Stuffing Kit
JAN 16 - 22: Children's Snowflake Suncatcher
JAN 16 - 22: Teen Origami Tic-Tac-Toe
JAN 23 -29: Tween Origami Star Wish Jar

Children's Programs



Open Sessions

January through April

WCYDW Watercolors?!

Friday, January 20, 4:30 p.m.

Grades 3 - 8: REGISTER

Cool Ceramic Fun

Monday, January 16, 1 p.m.

Grades 3 - 8: REGISTER

Wacky Picasso Snowman

Monday, January 23, 4:30 p.m.

Grades 2 - 6: REGISTER

LEGO Winter Wonderland

Tuesday, Jan. 17, 4:30 p.m.

Grades 1 - 6: REGISTER

Sew Polar Plushies

Saturday, January 28, 11 a.m.

Grades 3 - 8: REGISTER

Teen & Adult Programs

Virtual for Adults:

Tax Returns:

What You Should Know

Thursday, January 19, 7 p.m.


Teens: SAT Practice Test

Saturday, January 21, Noon

Grades 9 - 12: REGISTER

Adult Book Group

Tuesday, January 24, 7 p.m.


In the Art Gallery

The artwork of adult painting students and their teachers at the Ruihua (Ray) Chinese School in Lisle is being featured in the Woodridge Library's Art Gallery throughout January. There will be an Artist Reception on Chinese New Year--Sunday, January 22--from 1:30 to 3 p.m., in the Library Lobby.

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Library Hours

Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday: 1 - 5 p.m.