Summer Book Club

July and August
This summer come and take part in the Great Canadian Reading Challenge to help celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday. Read one book from each of the five challenges, celebrating the authors and stories of Canada. Come and have some fun.

Author Reading

Thursday, August 10     7:00 pm
Woodstock Public Library is delighted to host Elaine Cougler, local author, speaker and workshop presenter, on Thursday, August 10, at 7:00 pm in the Library. Elaine will be speaking on the topic Canada 150 and Oxford District: The Loyalist Trilogy and our Ancestors. Cougler's works of fiction narrate the battle of ordinary people finding inner resources to shape new lives in this new country.

Writer's Circle

Wednesdays, July 5, 19     6:00 - 8:15 pm
Wednesdays, August 2, 16     6:00 - 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, July 4, 11, 18, 25    10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Tuesdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29     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.

Creative Space

Wednesdays, July 12, 26    1:00 - 3:00 pm
Wednesdays, August 9, 23     1:00 - 3:00 pm
This is an opportunity to gather and converse with like-minded creative people and share your talents: knitting, needlework, crocheting, sketching--however, you express your creativity. Meet in the fiction area of the Library the second Wednesday of the month. Refreshments are permitted. No registration is required.

Hours of Operation

Mon to Thur: 10:00 am to 8:30 pm
Fri & Sat: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday: closed
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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