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Library Closed on Friday, December 22 Due to Storm

Due to the expected storm, the Norman Williams Public Library will be closed all day on Friday, December 22. We expect to open again on Saturday, December 23. Please keep an eye on the forecast if you have to drive. We hope all of you stay safe out there and we look forward to seeing […]

Library Open Longer Hours

  The Library is pleased to open its doors for longer hours this summer. Come in on Tuesday evenings. We are now open from 10 am until 8pm! On Saturdays we are now open 10 am to 5pm.

Woodstock Welcomes a New Library Executive Director

Library staff, trustees, patrons, and the whole town is making sure the director of the library gets a warm “Woodstock style” welcome. Amanda Merk, the library’s new executive director, arrived on July 10, and she is already well on her way to meeting everyone in Woodstock! Trustees and staff got to know Amanda better at a […]

Spring Bling!!!

NWPL Children’s Library Closing for a Week How exciting! Thanks to an incredibly generous donor, we are able to refresh the Children’s Library with new paint and carpeting! The Children’s Room (ONLY) will be closed for one week from Monday, March 27 through Saturday, April 1 for this welcome update. Access to the Children’s collection […]

Our New Cataloging System is Here!

Beginning on Monday, February 27, we will begin using our new cataloging system, Koha.  Please be patient with us as we are learning the new system along with our patrons.  The new system will allow for new patron email notifications, better search capabilities and patron-initiated holds on any item among the 15 area libraries that are members […]

Calling All Bridgewater Voters

Norman Williams Public Library is collaborating more widely with the Town of Bridgewater and is petitioning the town to include a funding request NWPL in the warning for this year’s Town Meeting. Please help us to get this item on the ballot by signing the library’s petition. It is vital that signatures be collected prior […]

Volunteer Appreciation

On behalf of the staff and Trustees of the Norman Williams Public Library, I would like to thank the incredible generosity and hard work of our very dedicated volunteers. Without their help, we would not be accomplish even half of what we do. They aid us with programs, circulation, maintenance, IT, art exhibits, book sales […]

Mac Receives Volunteer Service Award from Woodstock Terrace

For the past eight years, James “Mac” McClelland has served the patrons of the Norman Williams Public library as a volunteer, helping in various capacities: repairing and repurposing books, staffing the circulation desk, and running the rare book sale during Bookstock each year. McClelland embodies a strong dedication to serving others–especially seniors–through his volunteer efforts, and […]