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This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Home & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
The Spouses Caring for Spouses support group is facilitated by mental health professionals from Independence Health & Therapy and provides a place for spouses or life partners providing care to their companions to share their unique experiences w...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friday Fun Day/Lego Days

All Day
All Ages
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Fun & Games
Event Details:
First Friday of the month is Lego Day - all day. Check in on the other Fridays for different fun activities.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Preschool Storytime (Session 1)

10:00am - 10:45am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime & Early Childhood
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Talk, read, write, play, and sing your way through learning with books, rhymes, flannel stories and activities. Then stay for a craft to help fine tune those fine motor skills.   Days:  Fridays   Time:  10:00-10...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Spanish-Language Storytime / Cuentos en Español (Session 1)

5:30pm - 6:00pm
Adults, Children, Teens
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Adults, Children, Teens
Program Type: Storytime & Early Childhood
Event Details:
Families who speak, or are learning to speak, Spanish can enjoy stories, crafts, and songs at our Spanish-language storytime. This program is conducted entirely in Spanish.   Days/Time:     Mondays/5:30-6:00 p.m.  ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Babies and Books Storytime (Session 1)

10:00am - 10:45am
Babies & Toddlers
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Enjoy books, songs, activities, and rhymes chosen especially for lap babies, beginning walkers, and their caregivers. Then stay and play with a variety of toys and everyday objects.   Day:    Tuesdays  Time:&nbs...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

YA Study Nights

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Upper Level
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
You have to study anyway, why not do it with friends and classmates at the library? You bring your work, we’ll provide Papa Murphy’s pizza and drinks. Have an allergy? No worries, bring food from home.   Day/Date: Tuesdays/September 13, Oc...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

McHenry County Civil War Roundtable

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Adults
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Join the McHenry County Civil War RoundTable for a series of interesting and informative historical presentations. Topics will be announced on library’s online event calendar.  ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Storytime (Session 1)

10:00am - 10:45am
Babies & Toddlers
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime & Early Childhood
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Enjoy books, songs, activities, and rhymes chosen especially for toddlers. Then stay for a craft to help fine tune those fine motor skills.   Day:    Wednesdays  Time:  10:00-10:45 a.m.  Ages:&nb...
This event is in the "Children" group.

50 Things to do Before You’re 11 ¾

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Explore the world around you through different activities like making a musical instrument, using a compass, or even creating a book.   Day/Date:  Wednesdays/ September 14, October 12, November 9, December 7  Time:  6:...
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Library Board Room
Program Type: Library Board Meeting

Rural Board

Rural Woodstock Public Library District Board Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month and are held in person at the Woodstock Public Library. Agendas, meeting links, and minutes are posted on the library website.

All meetings of the Library Board are open to the public. In compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), they are fully accessible, and if any further accommodations are needed, please contact the Library Director 48 hours prior to the meeting.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Virtual/Online Program
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Event Details:
Join us for an evening with two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward as she discusses how her literary vision and personal experiences address urgent questions about racism and social injustice. Ward, hailed as “the new Toni Morrison” by ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

AARP Smart Driver Course

10:00am - 2:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Two Day Course: October 13 &14 . Drivers 50 years and older will learn defensive driving techniques, proven safety strategies, and new traffic laws and rules of the road. The cost for this class is $20 for AARP members or...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Artistic Expressions

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Dress for a mess and get creative at this hands-on learning experience featuring different artists and the art styles they’re famous for.  Day/Date:  Thursdays/September 15, October 13, November 10, December 8  Time:  6:00-...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Library Board Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library Board Meeting
Event Details:
City of Woodstock Public Library Board Meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. the meeting will be in person at the Woodstock Public Library. The Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month. Agendas, link to the meetings, and minutes are posted on t...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Preschool Storytime (Session 1)

10:00am - 10:45am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime & Early Childhood
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Talk, read, write, play, and sing your way through learning with books, rhymes, flannel stories and activities. Then stay for a craft to help fine tune those fine motor skills.   Days:  Fridays   Time:  10:00-10...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

AARP Smart Driver Course

10:00am - 2:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Two Day Course: October 13 &14 . Drivers 50 years and older will learn defensive driving techniques, proven safety strategies, and new traffic laws and rules of the road. The cost for this class is $20 for AARP members or...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Calling all fans of The Goldens Girls! Join us for bingo, trivia, cheesecake and more to celebrate The Golden Girls. Dressing up/costumes is encouraged.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Spanish-Language Storytime / Cuentos en Español (Session 1)

5:30pm - 6:00pm
Adults, Children, Teens
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Adults, Children, Teens
Program Type: Storytime & Early Childhood
Event Details:
Families who speak, or are learning to speak, Spanish can enjoy stories, crafts, and songs at our Spanish-language storytime. This program is conducted entirely in Spanish.   Days/Time:     Mondays/5:30-6:00 p.m.  ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Babies and Books Storytime (Session 1)

10:00am - 10:45am
Babies & Toddlers
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Enjoy books, songs, activities, and rhymes chosen especially for lap babies, beginning walkers, and their caregivers. Then stay and play with a variety of toys and everyday objects.   Day:    Tuesdays  Time:&nbs...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:
When the time comes to choose a Medicare plan or review your existing coverage the options can become overwhelming. This workshop presented by Jane Sanchez of Aegis Resources, Inc. will provide critical information about the various Medicare plans.&n...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Read to the Dog

6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Ages
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Come spend some time with our therapy dog Maggie who loves hearing stories read to her.  Call or stop by the library to reserve a 10-minute slot. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Quilters Discussion Forum

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Adults
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Join us for the monthly meeting of the Quilter’s Forum. No idea is too simple or too complex. Bring your questions, knowledge, and show and tell projects. Open to any topic relative to the art of quilting: construction, design, tools, books...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Memory Makers Storytelling Group

9:30am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class/Workshop
Event Details:
The art of storytelling is becoming more and more popular. Local resident Joy Aavang, author and storyteller, invites you to join this group to share memories, history or anything that interests you. Participants are not required to share- listeners ...