August 13, 2018

AUC Woodruff Library Reopens Woodi Café

ATLANTA (Aug. 13, 2018) — On Monday, Aug. 13, the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library announced that its newly renovated eatery, Woodi Café, officially reopened for business.

With an expanded menu, the farm-to-fork café will be serving nutritious and affordable items such as breakfast sandwiches, house-made pastries, chef-inspired soups and pastas and signature sandwiches and salads. The café has been completely updated with new furniture, flooring, lighting and fixtures.

The Library will hold a Grand Reopening celebration on Friday, Aug. 17 to showcase the new space. Atlanta University Center students and faculty will have a chance to win prizes, and one lucky winner will receive free breakfast or lunch every week for the fall semester.

Woodi Café is located on the main level of the AUC Woodruff Library, 111 James P. Brawley Drive SW, Atlanta, GA, near the front entrance. The café is managed by hospitality management company Sterling Spoon. Visit to view the café’s full menu. Learn more about the AUC Woodruff Library by visiting


About the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library

The AUC Woodruff Library serves the nation’s largest consortium of historically black colleges and universities, which includes Clark Atlanta University, the Interdenominational Theological Center, Morehouse College and Spelman College. As the intellectual center of this prestigious academic community, the Library’s mission is to provide the highest level of information resources and services in support of student and faculty success and the cultural preservation of the Atlanta University Center. In addition to the aesthetic benefits of this state-of-the-art facility, the Library has evolved into a model repository of information resources and a frontrunner in the innovative delivery of those resources. The AUC Woodruff Library is the winner of the 2016 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award in the university category from the Association of Collegiate and Research Libraries (ACRL). Library CEO Loretta Parham was named the ACRL 2017 Academic/Research Librarian of the Year.