Upcoming Events

84th Annual Woodstock Library Fair

84th Annual Woodstock Library Fair

Saturday, July 25th, 10:00am-4:00pm

Woodstock’s oldest and largest celebration for the entire family! Pure Fun is all around, all day! Please note: Library will be CLOSED during the Fair!!

Book Sale and White Elephant Sale during Library Fair

Please note: No Book Sale donations: July 18, 2015-July 27, 2015! PLUS: No antiques/collectibles this year, please do not donate any. Thanks!

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

Classic Teen Reading Group

Discussion: Friday, July 31, 2015 @ 2:00pm-4:00pm
A Summer Literary Fiction Reading group led by Joanne Rendell. Have you read all the teen fiction bestsellers? Do you want something more than another novel about a 16 year old girl wielding a crossbow or a 17 year old boy gnashing his vampire fangs? Then come to “Classic Summers,” a literary fiction reading group for teens at the Woodstock Library led by Joanne Rendell (PhD in Literature and author of 3 novels published by Penguin). Sign up with Lesley in the Children’s Library and get your FREE copy of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen!

Teen Reading Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Woodstock Library Forum: Fighting Lyme Disease: A Panel Discussion

Saturday, August 01, 2015 @ 5:00pm
Lyme disease researcher Barbara Rosen will lead a panel discussion on ways of coping with Lyme disease. Guest speakers will include: Hilary Thing, acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist and Edward Ullman, co-owner of Wellness RX (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.com/pages/The-High-Falls-Emporium/)in High Falls and Tannersville, NY.

Woodstock Library Forum

Hester Mundis’s Live Comedy Special has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 10, 2015 @ 5:00pm!

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.

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