WOOD-RIDGE, NJ – Get ready for the children’s summer program and other special events at the Wood-Ridge Memorial Library.
The Wood-Ridge Memorial Library remains open to the public and will have new security guidelines starting in June. The Book Depot is open for item returns and all materials will be quarantined for three days prior to being checked in. Pickup from the porch is available upon request.
LILY Wood-Ridge Memorial Library Increases Hours of Operation and Improves Social Distancing
Music with Miss Nita
The Wood-Ridge Memorial Library will host free music and movement lessons with Miss Nita on our Facebook page. The pre-recorded sessions are published every Wednesday at 10 a.m. and can be viewed at any time. Come share the joys of music!
Story time with Mr. Paul
Who doesn’t like to be read? Join Mr. Paul for Story Time, posted on the library’s Facebook and Youtube pages every Monday and Friday at 4 p.m.
Registration for the children’s summer program
Tails and tales! The Wood-Ridge Memorial Library will host a summer reading club for children from birth to age 16. Participants are encouraged to read or be read for 30 minutes per day and will win prizes. Reading logs will be processed online at the address below. The reading program will run from July 1– August 31. Registration opens June 15e at woodridgenj.readsquared.com or by calling the Library at (201) 438-2455
They will also offer an assortment of animal-themed outdoor and virtual programs in July. Please see the calendar of events at bccls.libcal.com/calendar/wood-ridge for more details.
The Wood-Ridge Memorial Library has many entertaining and educational databases including, but not limited to Gale LegalForms, CultureGrams, Ancestry and Biography in context.
We also offer a movie streaming service via Kanopy and access to comprehensive news coverage at local, state, regional and national levels through Major American dailies.
Miss Humblebee Academy
Wood-Ridge families now have free access to Miss Humblebee Academy, an award-winning online educational program that helps the youngest learners in the library develop foundational literacy skills and prepare for kindergarten. Designed for children from 3 to 6 years old, Miss Humblebee Academy employs cool cartoon characters to guide learning activities, making it fun and easy to use, with lessons covering all major academic subjects. Miss Humblebee Academy can be viewed in the library or remotely with a Wood-Ridge Memorial Library card number on the library website at https://woodridgememoriallibrary.org/
The Wood-Ridge Memorial Library lends free admission to 13 museums in New Jersey and New York. Museums include the American Museum of Natural History, the New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Each pass offers free entry for multiple guests; some passes offer additional discounts at the museum gift shop. Passes can be borrowed by any Wood-Ridge resident, 18 years of age and over, with a valid library card. Passes are loaned for three days and can be booked online at the library’s website at https://woodridgememoriallibrary.org/ For more information or to reserve a pass over the phone, please call the Library at (201) 438-2455.
Wood-Ridge Memorial Library cardholders now have free access to BookFlix®, available on the Wood-Ridge Memorial Library website. BookFlix® is an online resource that combines classic Weston Woods animated story books with non-fiction e-books from Scholastic to develop real-world knowledge and early literacy skills. BookFlix® encourages a love of reading and learning in young learners in Kindergarten to Grade 3. BookFlix® can be viewed in the library or remotely with a Wood-Ridge Memorial Library card number on the library website at https://woodridgememoriallibrary.org/
Literary Resource Center database courtesy of the Wood-Ridge Memorial Library
The Wood-Ridge Memorial Library now offers Documentary resource center, the online destination for literary criticism, author biographies, reviews and more. It is the world’s newest, most comprehensive and trusted online documentary database, covering more than 150,000 writers in all disciplines, time periods and regions of the world. Documentary resource center can be viewed in the library or remotely with a Wood-Ridge Memorial Library card number on the library website at https://woodridgememoriallibrary.org/
Wood-Ridge Memorial Library Announces Electronic Library
The Wood-Ridge Memorial Library now offers eLibrary®, a user-friendly general reference tool that simplifies the research process, making it easier and more efficient for novice researchers to choose their research topic and find authoritative information to support their research . Organized by topic, eLibrary® offers one of the largest general reference collections of periodic and digital media content designed to support all users, including elementary students, high school and college researchers, and professional educators. . eLibrary® can be accessed in the library or remotely with a Wood-Ridge Memorial Library card number through the library website at
Wood-Ridge Memorial Library offers LearningExpress Library ™
Improving computer skills, preparing for college admission tests, and passing a career licensing exam just got easier with LearningExpress Library, now available on the Wood-Ridge Memorial Library website. This extensive collection of digital resources includes interactive tutorials, practice tests, and over 200 downloadable eBooks. Online practice tests are available for the GED, PSAT, SAT, AP, TOEFL iBT and US citizenship exams. Customers can also master their computer skills in popular software applications through tutorials ranging from basic to advanced level. LearningExpress Library Resources are available free to Wood-Ridge Memorial Library card holders on the library website at https://woodridgememoriallibrary.org/