Upcoming Events

Library Closed Saturday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day!

We will reopen as usual, Tuesday, July 7th at 10am.

Summer Reading Program: Sign up

STARTS: Saturday, June 27, 2015 @ 10:00am-5:00pm
Sign up for 2015 Summer Reading Program (http://www NULL.nysl NULL.nysed NULL.gov/libdev/summer/), or visit us anytime after this date to receive your reading log! The Summer Reading Program is sponsored by The Friends of the Woodstock Library.

2015 Summer Reading Program at Woodstock Library

Book Sale

Saturday, July 11, 2015 @ 10:00am-3:00pm
Books and more for all tastes and ages. Happens in the Book Barn!

Woodstock Library Forum: Peter Lamborn Wilson: A Reading

Saturday, July 11, 2015 @ 5:00pm. Free!
A reading with one of America’s leading dissident intellectuals, Peter Lamborn Wilson (aka Hakim Bey) is an American anarchist author who has published books on a wide range of subjects, from gardening to Sufism, pirates, and Charles Fourier. He is best known for his book T.A.Z., which introduced the concept of Temporary Autonomous Zones, such as raves. A literary event not to be missed.

Library Forum Dates

June-August, 2015 – Library Forum brochures are available online and at the Circulation Desk.

Woodstock Library Fair Great Expectations Raffle

Drawing the 84th Annual Library Fair, Saturday, July 25, 10:00am-4:00pm (need not be present to win)


Support the Friends of the Woodstock Library and get a chance to win a wild VIP nocturnal adventure!

$1 per raffle; $5 for 6 chances to win a night to last a lifetime at the American Museum of Natural History (http://www NULL.amnh NULL.org/) that includes a spectacular night of flashlight tours, crafts, live animals, and more. Tickets available at Circulation Desk!

List of other great prizes you can also win coming soon!

Grand Prize Winner will receive:

  • 4 VIP Tickets to “A Night at the Museum Sleepover” at the American Museum of Natural History.
  • Includes complimentary parking and a $50 food voucher.
  • Value: Priceless

*Space is limited. Reservations are required. Tickets must be redeemed within 12 months.

OverDrive Summer Read program for Young Readers

Tuesday, June 9, 2015-Thursday, July 9, 2015


Mid-Hudson Library System libraries are participating in a new OverDrive Summer Read program for Young Readers (http://mhls NULL.lib NULL.overdrive NULL.com), offering another way to keep students reading during summer vacation. In this program the following 2 eBooks are available for simultaneous use from now to July 9th for every patron that wishes to read them—no holds, no waitlists!

  • Red Berries, White Clouds, Blue Sky by Sandra Dallas
  • The Fat Boy Chronicles by Diane Lang & Michael Buchanan

Community: Woodstock Library Portrait Project with Claire Lambe

June 2015 Update:

Claire Lambe is taking a break to work on other project but she will resume this project in September of this year. She hopes to catch up with some of the people who signed up that she didn’t get to yet. The work from this project will be exhibited at Oriole 9 (http://www NULL.oriole9 NULL.com/) in October. To see more of Claire’s work, including other library paintings, (http://www NULL.clairelambe NULL.net/portraits NULL.html) visit her website (http://www NULL.clairelambe NULL.net/). Also in September, she will resume teaching her portrait painting and drawing class at the Woodstock School of Art (http://woodstockschoolofart NULL.org/).

Claire Lambe Community Portrait