Upcoming Events

CANCELLED reschedule TBA

By the Book: A conversation with WAMC’s Joe Donahue, author Marshall Karp, and The Golden Notebook’s James Conrad

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 CANCELLED, at the Mescal Hornbeck Community Center (http://woodstockcommunitycenter NULL.org/), 56 Rock City Rd, Woodstock, NY 12498
The Woodstock Public Library presents: “By the Book: A free-wheeling conversation about the intersection of libraries, book sellers, writers, and readers with WAMC’s (http://wamc NULL.org/) Joe Donahue, author Marshall Karp (http://www NULL.karpkills NULL.com/), and The Golden Notebook’s (http://www NULL.goldennotebook NULL.com/) James Conrad.

By the Book: A conversation with WAMC's Joe Donahue, author Marshall Karp, and the Golden Notebook's James Conrad

Woodstock Library is Closed on Saturday, July 2, 2016. We reopen on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 @ 10:00am. Have a Happy Forth of July!

Woodstock Library Forum: A Talk by Vernon Benjamin, “Woodstock in the 20th Century: An Historian’s View”

Saturday, July 9, 2016 @ 5:00pm
Vernon Benjamin will discuss his Overlook Press volumes on the Hudson Valley, the first published in 2014, From Wilderness to the Civil War and the second forthcoming August 16, From the Civil War to Modern Times. He will include particulars of his Woodstock history and his friendships with Alf Evers, Peter Mayer, and Maurice Hinchey, and topics broadly entitled Byrdcliffe and the Maverick, which include the rise of arts and culture within the larger valley context. Vernon Benjamin is an adjunct lecturer at Marist College. He was an aide to Congressman Maurice Hinchey from 1982-1992.

Woodstock Library Forum: A Talk by Vernon Benjamin, “Woodstock in the 20th Century: An Historian’s View”

Forum Dates

Brochures are available at the Circulation Desk or online.

Big Library Read: A Murder in Time by Julie McElwain

Thursday, June 23, 2016-Thursday, July 7, 2016
Take part in the Big Library Read (http://www NULL.BigLibraryRead NULL.com), the world’s largest digital book club, through public libraries that connect millions of readers around the world with the same eBook at the same time. For a two-week period: Woodstock Library patrons will be able to borrow the eBook, A Murder in Time by Julie McElwain (Pegasus Books), from http://mhls.lib.overdrive.com (http://mhls NULL.lib NULL.overdrive NULL.com) and participate in a worldwide version of a local book club. There will be no waitlists for this popular mystery with a twist. Big Library Read is facilitated by OverDrive (https://www NULL.overdrive NULL.com/), the leading platform for eBooks and audiobooks from the library.

A Murder in Time’ by Julie McElwai

Technology Help at the Woodstock Library

Tech Help

Tuesdays @ 3:00pm-5:00pm

We’ve got a volunteer here that may be able to help you from 3:00pm-5:00pm! 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