Upcoming Events

85th Annual Woodstock Library Fair was a blast! Many thanks to The Friends of the Woodstock Library, all the volunteers, staff, local businesses for their donations, Woodstock Police, vendors, and YOU!!! See you at the Fair next year!

2016 Woodstock Mayapple Writers’ Retreat Reading

Friday, July 29, at 6:30pm
Three participants in the 2016 Woodstock Mayapple (http://mayapplepress NULL.com/) Writers’ Retreat will read.

  • Prose writer Rosalyn Rossignol from St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
  • Poet Wendy Taylor Carlisle from Eureka Springs, Arkansas
  • Poet Joyce Kessel from Buffalo, New York

Books by these authors will be available for sale.

Woodstock Library Forum: An Illustrated Talk by Kenneth Hewes Barricklo: Ancient Symbolism and Sacred Geometry as Used in the Design of the Parthenon

Saturday, July 30, 2016 @ 5:00pm
A graphic exploration for architects and mystics. Renowned historical preservation architect, Ken Barricklo (http://www NULL.kennethhewesbarricklo NULL.com), brings Part II of his presentation on the Parthenon, the ancient Greek temple dedicated to Athena. An intellectual treat.

Forum Dates

Brochures are available at the Circulation Desk or online.

New Events just for Teens!

Emotional Intelligence: A Program for Teens

Happening each Tuesday @ 4:00pm-5:00pm until August 30, 2106 at: Mountain View Studio (http://mtnviewstudio NULL.com/), 20 Mountainview Ave, Woodstock, NY 12498
Tools to manage anxiety, stress, pressure, etc. For example, teens or young adults who meditate before an exam do better. The App “Insight” suggests that there is a growing community who practice meditation. Insight can show members at any given time how many people are meditating or reflecting and where they are. For young adults preparing for grades 10th & 11th and college preparation.

Emotional Intelligence Teen Program

Hey Teens: Start your own group or club!

Need a place to meet with friends for game night? Want to start a teen discussion group? Meet for free at the Library! These are just a few possibilities; it is up to you!

2016 Summer Reading Programs

Summer Reading for Kids

Until Friday, August 26, 2016
See Lesley for more info and to sign up for the Summer Reading Program (http://www NULL.summerreadingnys NULL.org/). The Summer Reading Program officially begins for preschool and grade school ages. Get your “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read” Reading Logs and a list of all the wonderful events happening through the summer for kids and teens!

2016 Summer Reading Program banner

Summer Reading Program for Adults & Teens

Wednesday, June 29, 2016-Friday, August 26, 2016
Don’t let the kids have all the fun this summer!

“One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by.” – Jeannette Walls

Grab a Summer Reading Bingo Card online or at the Library at the Circulation Desk or by the hammock display at the Library. Get a Bingo by reading books that fit the suggested topics, then fill out a Raffle card for your chance to win exciting PRIZES!

Summer Reading Program for Adults & Teens 2016

Summer Art Adventure for Saturday, August 13, 2016 @ 12:00pm-3:00pm – Session is FULL!!!

Ongoing Events

Technology Help at the Woodstock Library

Tech Help

Tuesdays @ 10:00am-2:00pm and from 3:00pm-5:00pm

We’ve got a volunteer here that may be able to help you from: 10:00am-2:00pm and from 3:00pm-5:00pm (30 minute sessions)!

Need help with…

  • A new device
  • Learning about digital borrowing free from the library
  • Questions about Facebook, websites, email, problem with your computer?

If they are busy you might be able to make an appointment. Want to BE a Tech Help Volunteer talk to Jessica Kerr, Librarian.

Tech Help

Tech Thursdays

Happens on Thursdays from 10:00am-6:00pm. Please sign up @ Circulation Desk.

Need help with: A new device? • Learning about digital borrowing free from the library? • Questions about: Facebook, websites, and email? • Problem with your computer? • Resume review? • Job search guidance? • Health information online? • Ask and we can probably help! Make an appointment with Librarian, Jessica Kerr! Drop-ins are also welcome if available.

Crocheting and Knitting with Tea and Cookies

Happening on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 3:00pm-5:00pm.

Come and craft in the Art Books Room. Browse terrific collections of patterns and do it yourself instructional materials. We will provide some yarn, crochet and knitting needles available for beginners. Crafters welcome to bring projects from home and share your knowledge with the community.

Crocheting and Knitting with Tea and Cookies