Book a Librarian

Book a 30-minute session with a librarian to cover a variety of topics, including (but not limited to) downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks, navigating hand-held devices, researching in our local history collection, hands-on tutorials for our online resources, such as Ancestry, NoveList, Hoopla, RBDigital Magazines, Freegal, etc. You decide what you would like to discuss. Choose from the following times:

Thursdays  6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fridays 10:15 - 11:45 am
Saturdays  10:15 - 11:45 am

Brain Games

Mondays, December 4, 11, 18     1:00 - 3:00 pm
Gather in the rotunda area of the library on Monday afternoons for a great workout for the brain. Socialize as you participate in trivia games, Scrabble, and other games that exercise the mind. Refreshments are permitted. 

Writer's Circle

Wednesdays, December 6, 20     6:00 pm- 8:15 pm
Have you ever wanted to write fiction, craft a memoir or write poetry? Would you like feedback, encouragement and the chance to share with other writers? Then, join our newly formed writer's circle--open to all ages from teen to senior. The group will meet the first and third Wednesdays of the month. 

Calling All "Mahj" Fans!

Tuesdays, December 5, 12, 19     10:15 am - 12:15 pm
For American Mah-jongg players looking for a friendly game, join us upstairs in the Fiction area on Tuesday mornings throughout July and August. We can accommodate up to 16 players, so first come, first served. 

Tabletop Gaming Club

(ages 13 to adult)
Fridays, December 1, 8, 15, 22     6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Drop-in to the Program Room every Friday evening for our Tabletop Gaming Club! Choose from a variety of WPL's games, such as Dungeons & Dragons, or bring one of your own if you're comfortable teaching others to play. Have fun, improve your strategic thinking and take over the world... all in one night!

Pub Trivia Night

Wednesday, December 13     7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us at Upper Thames Brewing Company once a month for Pub Trivia, where you and your teammates can test your smarts against other beer enthusiasts. Upper Thames Brewing Co. will sell the drinks and WPL will provide the questions! Participants must be 19 years of age or older.

All Wrapped Up: The Art of Gifting

Thursday, November 30     7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
Learn the arf o how to wrap holiday gifts in quick and clever ways. No more store bought bags or frustrating moments with torn wrapping paper. Everyone will be able to practice making bows and how to apply simple tips to achieve great results. To add holiday fun to the evening, we will have a gift wrap challenge.

Christmas Author Reading with Vicki Delany

Thursday, December 14     7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us in the Fiction area of the Library for an evening of holiday murder as mystery writer, Vicki Delany, reads from her new book Hark, the Herald Angels Slay, to be released on November 28. She will also talk about mystery writing and the writing life.

Hours of Operation

Mon to Fri: 10:00 am to 8:30 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Book Drop: Available 24/7
Holiday Closures


Woodstock Public Library
445 Hunter Street,
Woodstock, ON  N4S 4G7
Tel: 519-539-4801
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