HUB Program

Wednesdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31     1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Do you have questions about mental health, addictions or social services in Oxford County? You can meet with a supportive and caring CMHA staff member who is knowledgeable about mental health and addiction concerns. This person knows what services are available and how to connect you with them. Common questions one might ask are:

  • What is mental health?
  • Where do I go if I'm struggling?
  • What supports are in Oxford County?
  • Or any other questions you might have.

CMHA Staff will provide information and education to be able to connect you to a range of resources in our community, including the various programs and services offered in Oxford County and beyond.

Book a Librarian (NEW times!)

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:

Wednesdays  6:00 - 7:45 pm
Fridays 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
Saturdays  10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Brain Games (NEW time)

Mondays, January 8, 15, 22, 29     10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Gather in the rotunda area of the library on Monday mornings for a great workout for the brain. Socialize as you play Marbles and Cards, Scrabble, Qwirkle and other games that exercise the mind. Refreshments are permitted. No registration required.

Writer's Circle

Wednesdays, January 3, 17     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. No registration required.

Calling All "Mahj" Fans!

Tuesdays, January 9, 16, 23, 30     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. 

Learning American Mah-jongg

Tuesdays, January 9, 16     10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Mah-jongg is a game of skill and strategy with an element of chance. Learn the basics of playing Mah-jongg during a two-week program. Mah-jongg cards and games will be provided. Space is limited, so register early.

Pub Trivia Night

Wednesday, January 17     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.

Mind, Body & Soul

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
This is a new series of lectures that centres on health and well-being. We have a variety of experts lined up to talk about all different aspects of staying healthy--both mind and body.
January 11  - The Importance of Sleep
Stephanie Dance of ACCQ Sleeplabs will share the health benefits of a good night's sleep.
Februrary 8 - Essential Oils
Ashley Conyard will discuss how essential oils can benefit the whole family.

Traveloguing @ WPL

Cruising Greece with Sheri Louie
Thursday, January 18     7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Our Travelogue season begins with Sheri taking us for a cruise through the shimmering turquoise seas and rocky hills of the Greek Islands,  Kotor and Montenegro. Beginning in Athens, Sheri encountered the crossroads of culture and natural beauty seeing classic architecture and breathtaking landscapes beside lively beaches and bars. Sheri will also share her insights to the modern cruising experience.

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
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Address

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