Library Scavenger Hunt: Once Upon a Wolfie (All Ages)

Wolfie is off to Granny's house, but Red Riding Hood has stolen the basket of goodies he planned to give her. Stumble through a world of fairy tales and nursery rhymes to help Wolfie find Red Riding Hood and the missing basket. Drop in each week to find new clues to help Wolfie!

Jan 6-Mar 7 All day!

Holiday I Spy (All Ages)

Check out the display case in the Children's department and test your skills with our Christmas I Spy quiz. Get the answers right and you could win fun prizes! Winners will be announced January 7. No registration required.

Dec 1-23 All day!

Curiosity Club (2-5 years)

Calling all curious preschoolers! Join us with your caregiver to learn through play, art and hands-on activities! This interactive program will foster imagination and creativity while building early literacy skills. No registration required.


Dec 2, 9, 16
Jan 6-Feb 24

2:00-3:00 pm

After School Meet Up @ the Library (5-12 years)

Drop in after school and meet up with your friends! We'll have tons of fun in our program room with a different activity each week. No registration required.

DateTime Activity
Wed Dec 11 3:45-4:45 pm Lego Club & Gaming
Wed Dec 18 3:45-4:45 pm Art Smarts & Video Gaming
Wed Jan 8 3:45-4:45 pm STEAM Team
Wed Jan 15 3:45-4:45 pm Lego Club & Gaming
Wed Jan 22 3:45-4:45 pm Art Smarts & Video Gaming
Wed Jan 29 3:45-4:45 pm Free Tech Time
Wed Feb 5 3:45-4:45 pm STEAM Team
Wed Feb 12 3:45-4:45 pm Lego Club & Gaming
Wed Feb 19 3:45-4:45 pm Art Smarts & Video Gaming
Wed Feb 26 3:45-4:45 pm Free Tech Time

Maker Lab (6-12 years)

The second Saturday of each month, we will introduce kids to really cool techy Maker fun. Program robots, play with Lego or try your hand at computer programming, just to mention a few. No registration required.


Dec 14
Jan 11
Feb 8

2:00-3:30 pm

Paws for Stories (5-10 years)

Diggs loves to be read to. Once a month, he will visit the library to listen to your child practice reading. Register for a free 15 minute reading session with Diggs, a child certified therapy dog from St. John's Ambulance. Spaces are limited and registration is ongoing.


Dec 21
Jan 18
Feb 15

12:00-1:00 pm

Weekend Pop Ups (All Ages)

Drop in to the Children's area for seasonal activities, crafts, and fun!


Sat Dec 14

10:00 am-5:00 pm

 Tree Ornaments

Sun Dec 15

1:00-5:00 pm

Sat Dec 21

10:00 am-5:00 pm


Sun Dec 22

1:00-5:00 pm

Sat Jan 4

10:00 am-5:00 pm

 Winter Fun!


Sun Jan 5

 1:00-5:00 pm

Sat Feb 8

 10:00 am-5:00 pm

 Valentine's Day


Sun Feb 9

 1:00-5:00 pm

Sat Feb 15

10:00 am-5:00 pm

Family Day

Computer Science Education Week

Celebrate Computer Science Week by participating in the #HourOfCode at WPL. No coding experience is required - the #HourOfCode is an opportunity for everyone to learn basic coding concepts in a fun way. Drop in to the After School Meet Up and STEAM Storytime for fun coding activities. See program listings for further details.

DateTime SlotAges
Dec 9-14 See description See description

Choose Your Own Adventure: Full Steam Ahead! (6-12 years)

You and your friends are enjoying a nice, warm tropcial vacation. While on the beach, you noticce a worn piece of paper lying next to a palm tree. It looks like a treasure map. Do you, a) follow the map? Or b) leave it next to the tree? It's a real life Choose Your Own Adventure game at the library! Solve puzzles, program robots, and see if the choices you make lead you to the treasure! Registration is ongoing.

Thurs Jan 2

2:00-2:45 pm
3:00-3:45 pm

Snowy, Blowy Theatre (4-10 years)

Enjoy a warm movie on a cold day! Snacks provided. No registration required.

DateTime Slot
Fri Jan 3 10:30 am-12 pm

Let it Snow! (All Ages)

Drop in any time during the afternoon for wintery activities and crafts throughout the children's area.

Fri Jan 3 1:00-4:00 pm

Baby Picasso (Birth-18 months)

It's never to early to start creating! Join us the first Monday of the month for messy fun in an interactive program designed especially for little hands. Babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers are invited to explore, experiment, and create art together. All materials are nontoxic and baby friendly. Registration is ongoing.


Jan 6
Feb 3

11:00-11:30 am

PA Day Fun: Winter Sports (4-10 years)

Get your fill of winter sport excitement while staying warm! Drop in to the library to create fun crafts about your favourite snowy sports and activities. No registration required.

Fri Jan 24 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Lego Club and Gaming (6-12 years)

The fourth Saturday each month come build, play board games or video games with your friends! No registration required.


Jan 18
Feb 22

2:00-3:30 pm

Family Literacy Day (All Ages)

Join us Saturday, January 25th as we celebrate Woodstock Family LIteracy Day with a variety of drop in programs all day long! Enter our Family Literacy Day draw for an awesome prize basket!

10:30-11:30 am Family Storytime
11:30 am-12:00 pm Woodstock Fire Department
2:00-2:30 pm Magic with Captain Corbin
3:00-3:30 pm Dance in Style
4:00 pm Prize Draw

Family Game Day and Movie (All Ages)

Help us celebrate the Family Day weekend with a fun-filled day of family entertainment. We'll start at 10:30 am with STEAM storytime and a family Lego challenge. Drop in for a variety of family board games and crafts in the children's area and a family movie at 2:00 pm in our program room. No registration required.

Sat Feb 15 10:30 am-4:30 pm

I Read Canadian Day (All Ages)

WPL is celebrating Canadian books for young people with book displays, storytimes, and activities all aobut "reading Canadian"

Wed Feb 19 All day!

Freedom to Read Week (All Ages)

Celebrate intellectual freedom with us during Freedom to Read Week at the Woodstock Public LIbrary! Check out our displays of challenged and banned books, and get caught reading at our mug shot station!

February 23-29 All day!

Paper Bag Princess Day (All Ages)

Join WPL to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the classic Canadian story: The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munch! There will be drop in activities for clever princes and princesses, a green screen photo booth with royal props and more! Three cheers for standing up to dragons!

Sat Mar 7 2:00-4:00 pm