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

Writer's Circle

Wednesdays, September 6, 20     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, September 5, 12, 19, 26     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. Note: In September the Mah-jongg program will be held in the Program Room.

Creative Space

Wednesdays, September 13, 27     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.

Tabletop Gaming Club

(ages 13 to adult)
Fridays, September 8, 15, 22, 29     6:30 - 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!

Seed Library

September  to October
Fall is here and it is time to drop off your prized vegetable or flower seeds to add to our seed library. We collect the seeds: they will be packaged over the winter and will be ready for your gardens in the spring.

Seed Saving Workshop

Thursday, September 14     7:00 - 8:00 pm
Are you a gardener interested in saving your own high-quality seed? Bob Wildfong, executive director of Seeds of Diversity Canada, and horticultural teacher at the Waterloo Region Museum will be offering a seed saving workshop. No registration required.

Pub Trivia Night

Wednesday, September 20     7:00 - 9:00 pm
Joun 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.

Make Do Event

(all ages)
Friday, September 29     2:00 - 5:00 pm
Saturday, September 30     1:00 - 4:00 pm

MAKE DO combines the creativity of Maker events with the sensibility of being resilient by DOING for yourself. MAKE will feature the chance to experience new technologies and devices such as Sphero robots, green screen and drone photography. DO offers 10-minute demonstrations featuring great practical tips. Multiple topics including computer programs, household tips and gardening advice will be presented with the goal that each participant will walk away with a new skill that will help make life easier.

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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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