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 […]

Food for Fines

The Norman Williams Public Library will be accepting nonperishable food donations in lieu of overdue fines, during the month of December. Donations are accepted at the Library and will be given to the Woodstock Community Food Shelf. We ask that borrowers use their own sound judgment to make a food donation equivalent to the amount […]

Art Committee

In keeping with the Norman Williams Library’s goal to be the hub of the community, a handful of artists conceived of a community gallery where the public could exhibit their artwork without the constraints and pressures of a for-profit gallery. They repurposed the library Mezzanine space and made it into a lovely gallery. Now the […]

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 […]

NWPL Annual Meeting – Thursday, October 20

The Members of Norman Williams Board of Trustees hope that you will join us for our Annual Meeting. The Norman Williams Public Library holds an Annual Meeting of its Corporators of for the purpose of election of Corporators and Trustees of the library. At this meeting the Library Executive Director updates those in attendance on […]


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 […]

Road Trip Reading with Audio Books

ROAD TRIP?  Listen to audio books and the miles will melt away– you’ll reach your destination before you realize you’ve left! Listening WITH children: The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm 11 year old Ellie has never liked change. She misses fifth grade. She misses her old best friend. She even misses her dearly departed goldfish. […]