Tween Movie Night a Big Hit

Our inaugural Tween Movie Night on Friday, March 20, 2015, was a big hit! Twelve students in grades 5-8 joined Clare and Melissa for pizza and a showing of Mocking Jay: Part I , the third movie in the Hunger Games series. We are looking forward to hosting more Tween Movie Nights and welcome your […]

NWPL Board of Trustees

NWPL Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes – March 2015

Download the NWPL Minutes 3-16-15   PRESENT: Anne Marinello, Ann Sadowsky, Ann Debevoise, Garfield Goodrum, Gennie Lawrence, Courtney Lowe, Jenni Falvey, Emily Boyd, Andy Caffrey, Sarah Roberts, Karen Gilmour, Jen Belton, Librarian. Visitors: Eric Werner, Randy Whatley, from Morgan Stanley. EXCUSED: Peggy Fraser, Gary Horsman. Karen called the meeting to order. Mentioned that both Andy […]

The Alphabet House

New in Fiction

The Alphabet House Jussi Adler-Olsen Two pilots, shot down behind enemy lines, attempt to hide as patients in a mental institution where German doctors subject their patients to daily rounds of shock treatments and experimental drugs.

New in Nonfiction

Sapiens a Brief History of Humankind By Yuval Noah Harari One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth.. today there is only one-homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us?

Our beautiful house of books

We love our library’s architecture and place in our community.  Now French photographer Franck Bohbot has taken it upon himself to travel the world in search of some of the most beautiful book havens out there and so far has visited Paris and Rome.  He plans to travel to Europe and South America, North America […]

Thank You!

On behalf of the Norman Williams Public Library Trustees, staff and volunteers, thank you Woodstock voters for supporting the library’s request for funding. The Special Article — together with our appropriation from the town budget — helps us keep the lights on, the doors open, and all the wonderful things happening inside! A special thank […]

Kudos to our Art Committee

We’d like to recognize the extraordinary efforts of our Art Committee: Kathy Fiske, Barbara Bartlett, Bill Ellis, Gina Auriema, Rachel Kahn, and Jennifer Dembinski. Wanting to offer the local community a new venue to exhibit local artwork, the committee conceived of the Gallery on the Mezzanine several years ago. Meeting at least once a month, […]