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Things are moving forward at Woodridge

The library expects to receive its building permit for the Woodridge Library in early August. In the meantime, the contractors are able to continue some work without the permit, including pouring concrete and the construction of the main floor. We … Continue reading

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Keep an eye on the new library

We know it’s been a while since we’ve posted an update, but things have been moving forward! You can now keep an eye on progress in real time with the live Woodridge Library Web cam.

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Chairs, chairs, chairs …

Late last week, we got a glimpse at some options for the furnishings for the new Woodridge Library. Take a look!

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Demolition of Old Woodridge Library Begins

Today, Mayor Vincent C. Gray and DC Public Library Executive Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan celebrated the demolition of the old Woodridge Library. Both leaders praised the community’s involvement in the planning of the new Woodridge Library. “The number of categories of … Continue reading

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Woodridge Interim Library opens today!

Happy Monday! The Woodridge Interim Library at 1790 Douglas St. NE, three blocks south of the Woodridge Neighborhood Library, opens today at 9:30 a.m. We posted some photos of the interior of the interim on Facebook about a week ago, but … Continue reading

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Interim library opening date announced

In preparation for construction, the Woodridge Library will close on Dec. 22 at 5:30 p.m. During construction, an interim library will operate three blocks south of the library at 1790 Douglas St. NE. (the corner of 18th & Douglas). The … Continue reading

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Delays for Woodridge closing, interim opening

Due to delays with site preparation, the Woodridge Interim Library opening, originally scheduled for Nov. 12, is postponed. A new date has not yet been determined. The Woodridge Library, scheduled to close Oct. 27, will remain open. We will update … Continue reading

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