Summer Reading Programs
Every Hero Has a Story C.O.L.O.R. Escape the Ordinary
Children from birth to age 13 can sign up in the Children's Department. We have three different programs to fit all levels of readers. Teens can sign up for C.O.L.O.R. Register and log books online, or at the Adult/Young Adult Reference Desk. Adults can sign up for Escape the Ordinary. Register and log books online, or at the Adult/Young Adult Reference Desk.
Parking Lot Resurfacing Project

Caution ConeTown Centre parking will be resurfaced one area at a time, as conditions permit. The project should last 4-6 weeks, ending in mid-August. Parking will be available but limited throughout the project.

We expect parking near the library to be under construction the week of July 13 with parking available in front of the Village Hall and Public Works Department/Post Office. An outside book drop will be moved to the south lot (main entrance).

Free ACT Practice Test

ACT Practice TestSaturday, July 18, 1:15 – 4:45 p.m.
Or Saturday, August 29, 1:15 – 4:45 p.m.

For students entering Grades 9 – 12 in August.

Build confidence with this simulated ACT test by Sylvan Learning of Woodridge. Check-in begins at 1:15 p.m. Test starts at 1:30 p.m. Bring a calculator and #2 pencils. Wear comfortable clothing. No cell phones permitted. Results delivered via a conference call. Registration required.

Free Digital Magazines: Explore the Secret Lair

Zinio for LibrariesTuesday, July 7, 7:00 p.m.

Uncover the secrets of the Library’s Zinio service to always have exciting reads at your fingertips. The Zinio app recently got a new sidekick called Zinio For Libraries that makes getting your library magazines easier and you’ll learn all about it in this action-packed episode!

Lady Copper: Creating the Symbols of America

Lady CopperThursday, July 9, 7:00 p.m.

In the spirit of liberty, join us for a illustrated lecture "Bartholdi and the Lady Copper." French Sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi's 20 year adventure involving the finest engineers, architects and craftsmen resulted in his greatest achievement: The Statue of Liberty. Presented by Jim Weren, award winning artist, and lecturer (Benedictine University Center for Lifelong Learning).


Lynda.comSaturday, July 18, 10 a.m. – noon

An overview of, the renown online training library that teaches the latest technology, software, creative, and business skills through high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized industry experts. (A Woodridge Public Library card is required to access

Library Needlers

Monday, July 20, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Our group shares conversation and useful tips. Bring your needle-related project/supplies. We help each other!

Click the picture for a free pattern for Knit Kid and Purl Girl.

Check Out E-books: A Marvelous Team-Up

e-booksTuesday, July 21, 7:00 p.m.

Unlock the power of our new online catalog and two amazing e-book collections to escape boredom and rescue your book-buying budget.

Comic Books: Escape the Ordinary

Comic Books: Escape the OrdinarySaturday, July 25, 2:00 p.m.

Carmelo Chimera of Chimera's Comics discusses comic book history, the current comic book industry and recommended comics for collecting and reading.


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