Storm Chasing in Ontario with David T. Chapman

Wednesday, June 13     7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join professional storm chaser and photographer, David T. Chapman and experience the entire cycle of thunderstorms with this exciting and educational presentation. See how they form and develop into powerful lightning and wind storms. Watch an Ontario supercell tornado from start to finish as it cuts a path through the countryside of Arthur, Ontario. A very powerful presentation explaining the effect storms have in Ontario.

HUB Program

Wednesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27     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 

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

Writer's Circle

Wednesdays, June 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. No registration required.

Calling All "Mahj" Fans!

Tuesdays, June 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. 

Pub Trivia Night

Wednesday, June 20     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.

Tabletop Gaming Club

(14+ years)
Fridays, June 8, 15, 22, 29     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, including Settlers of Catan, or bring one of your own if you're comfortable teaching others how to play. Have fun, improve your strategic thinking and take over the world... all in one night.

Historical Walking Tours

In partnership with the Oxford Historical Society and Chateau la Motte Guest House
Historic walking tours are a wonderful way to explore Woodstock's older neighbourhoods and downtown areas. Discover the rich history of Woodstock through the sharing of stories about the homes, buildings and families of our past. Each tour will end at Chateau la Motte for a special tea. Tickets are $10 and are available July 3. All proceeds of the tea go to the Oxford Historical Society.

Saturday, July 14     2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Historic Public buildings starting at the Woodstock Museum

Saturday, August 18     2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Impressive Homes starting at the Woodstock Public Library

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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