Thank You, Donors!

Reading togetherA big THANK YOU to all the donors to the Children's Department Summer Reading Program. Their contributions help us encourage kids and families to keep reading over the summer. You can see all the donors here and posted outside the Children's Department.

Getting Started In Genealogy

Family TreeWednesday, August 5, 7:00 p.m.

Itching to explore your family history after you’ve seen those celebrity genealogy shows? Get off on the right foot with guidance on working backwards, talking with relatives, using the census, being a detective, and more. Presented by "Finding Your Chicago Ancestors" author Grace DuMelle.

Genealogy Research in the Computer Training Lab

Genealogy ResearchAugust 8, 10:00 – 11:30 am
Or August 11, 2 :00– 3:30 p.m.

Patrons interested in using Ancestry or HeritageQuest library databases for genealogy research are invited to reserve their seat in the computer training lab. Attendees will work independently on their own projects and a library staff member familiar with the databases will be available to assist.

$uper $avings with $ocial Media

Super Savings with Social MediaWednesday, August 12, 7:00 p.m.

Go beyond the ordinary uses of Facebook , Twitter and other social networking sites. Transform these mild-mannered sites into super-powered bargain heroes! Accounts on these sites are not needed to attend this demonstration.

Library Needlers

Crocheted FlowerMonday, August 17, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Calling all needle workers! Join us for conversation and companionship and to work on any needle-related project. Bring your own supplies and learn from each other. Everyone is welcome, beginners to advanced.

No registration required, just come in any time.

Steve Justman Presents: The Music and Influence of Pete Seeger

Steve JustmanSunday, August 16, 2:00 p.m.

Local favorite Steve Justman entertains with songs from the roots of American folk music as he presents: The Music and Influence of Pete Seeger.

Woodridge Progress Database: A Gift of History

Woodridge ProgressTuesday, August 18, 7:00 p.m.

Join the Friends for an exploration and celebration of Woodridge history resources available at the Library. Adult/YA Department Head George Kalinka will provide a demonstration of the the newly digitized Woodridge Progress newspaper database, a gift from the Woodridge Friends of the Library. Lemonade and light refreshments will be served.

Parking Lot Resurfacing Project

Parking LotThe Town Centre parking lot resurfacing project is complete. Thank you to the Village of Woodridge for their efforts in organizing the project. A big thanks as well to everyone for bearing with the changes.

Library Art Gallery: John Wiet

Burkhart Farm by John WietJohn is an internationally published and award-winning photographer with over thirty years of experience in portraiture, equine sports, and fine art photography.

In addition to his passion for photography, John also competes in various local and international salons with his images. He holds a Masters Degree from the Professional Photographers of America and is the recipient of a Kodak Gallery Award.

John and his wife Dee are longtime residents of Naperville where they share their home with their dog, cockatiel, and two horses.

There will be an Artist's Reception on Friday, August 7 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. All are welcome.

You can view more of his work at


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