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. […]

Volunteers Needed for Bookstock Book Sale!

Bookstock, our wonderful literary festival is nearly upon us, and with Bookstock comes the Bookstock Book Sale under the tent on the Green. Every year we raise thousands of dollars for the Norman Williams Public Library. Please consider joining us for book sorting, 9-4 beginning on Monday, July 18th and continuing until Friday, July 22nd […]

Reception honoring Sarah Mitchell

The Norman Williams Public Library is honored to be hosting a reception following Sarah Mitchell’s funeral at St. James Episcopal Church. The funeral is at 11:00 on Saturday, June 25; the reception will be in the library Mezzanine following the service.

Help Us Meet Our June 30 Challenge

The Norman Williams Public Library thanks you and all of our generous donors for another successful year of serving the Greater Woodstock Area. Our fiscal year ends on June 30, and your gift will really enable us to end the year on a positive note. Less than 40% of the library’s budget comes from the […]