Friends of the NWPL

Become a Friend of Norman Williams Public Library

The Friends of the Norman William Public Library is a completely separate organization and is not run by the library. It is a a non-profit tax deductible organization formed for the benefit of the Library. They provide special programs, activities and events that augment the Library’s mission to enrich the intellectual and cultural life of […]

NWPL Legacy Society

Become a Legacy Society member

More than a century ago, Dr. Edward H. Williams made a bequest in honor of his parents to provide Woodstock and surrounding towns with a library.  You, too, can consider naming the Library in your will or estate plan and become a member of the Legacy Society. To Make a Planned Gift to the Library, consult with […]

Calling all artists!

Calling All Artists – Community Art Exhibit in Conjunction with The Flurry! “Art That Celebrates Winter” – A Winter Community Exhibition February 14 through March 31 Gallery on the Mezzanine at Norman Williams Public Library, Woodstock, VT Two-dimensional work in all media One piece per artist, framed and ready to hang Drop off of Artwork […]

What's on your nightstand?

What’s on Your Nightstand-Jan 2015 Recommendations

Jan 2015 Recommendations FICTION An Unnecessary Woman ­ Rabih Alemeddine ­ a meditation on aging, politics, literature, loneliness, grief and resilience (Sarah) Binocular Vision New and Selected Stories­ Edith Pearlman­ quiet elegant take on the predicaments of being human (Kathy) Edge of Eternity ­ Ken Follett ­ 3rd in Century Trilogy(Carol) In a Summer Season ­ […]

2014 Annual Report of the NWPL

THE NORMAN WILLIAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY 10 THE GREEN, WOODSTOCK, VERMONT The Norman Williams Public Library (NWPL) is a private Not-For-Profit Corporation celebrating our 130th year of service to the community. NWPL’s mission is to enrich the intellectual and cultural life of the Greater Woodstock Community by providing access to literature, culture, current information, and technology; […]

NWPL Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees’ Meeting Minutes-November 17, 2014

NORMAN WILLIAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY 10 The Green Woodstock, VT 05091 Minutes, Board of Trustees’ Meeting – November 17, 2014 PRESENT: Jack McGuire, Peggy Fraser, Chris Lloyd and Anne Marinello Lacking a quorum, no action was taken. However, trustees present discussed the following: Chris Lloyd announced that library volunteer Rebecca Boardman died. It was agreed that the […]

NWPL Board of Trustees

2014 Annual Meeting

THE NORMAN WILLIAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY Annual Meeting of the Members of the Library Corporation September 29, 2014 Meeting Called to Order: Jack McGuire, President President Jack McGuire called the meeting to order at 5:15 p.m. The president welcomed the corporators and visitors and asked everyone to be sure to sign in to record their presence. […]

Wassail Weekend 2014

NWPL serves as a backdrop for Wassail Weekend Living on the Green means that we are spiritually and physically in the heart of Woodstock.  Wassail Weekend joyfully demonstrates how integral we are to the community.   Wassail 2014