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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 "Adults" group.

Caregiver Support Group: Spouses Caring for Spouses

11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Home & Wellness
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 "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 "All Ages" group.

Read to the Dog

1:00pm - 2:00pm
All Ages
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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. ...
Branches:
Woodstock Public Library
Description:
The Library will be closed on October 23 for the Woodstock Witches & Wizards Event. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Woodstock Witches & Wizards

12:00pm - 4:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Woodstock Historic Square
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Fun & Games
Event Details:
The Hat is back - and all the other fun as well! Join us on, and around the Woodstock Square for the magical talking hat, quidditch, balloon animals, great food, fun vendors, crafts, lots of costumes, owls and other raptors, Griselda Grubb, scavange...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

CASA and Child Welfare

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Home & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
What happens to a child after someone makes a hotline call to protect the child? Learn the world of child welfare with staff of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) of McHenry County. The focus will be on the child’s experience in foster care...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Franken-toys

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
IT’S ALIVE! Disassemble toys and put them back together again in strange ways, just like Dr. Frankenstein.   Day/Date: Tuesday/October 25  Time:  6:30-8:00 p.m.   Ages:  Grades 6-12  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Library Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Friends of the Library Event
Event Details:
The Friends of Woodstock Public Library were formed in 1983 to support the library through fundraising, special programs, and volunteering. The highlight of the year is the Friends Mini-Links event when the Friends transform the library into a m...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Virtual TV Witches & Wizards Trivia

6:30pm - 8:00pm
All Ages
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Virtual/Online Program
Age Group: All Ages
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
  Do you know Sabrina Spellman from Samantha Stevens? Can you name the Charmed sisters? If you answered yes to these questions, join us for Virtual TV Witches & Wizards Trivia on Zoom. Play solo or as part of a team. Prizes...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Trick-or-Treat on the Square

4:00pm - 6:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Woodstock Historic Square
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Fun & Games
Event Details:
Look out for Ms. Kate and Ms. Michala with treats at the event on the Square. Trick-or-Treaters may also visit the library from 1:00-5:00 for treats at each of our service desks.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Game Night

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Upper Level
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Do you love planning cross country train routes or do you know all sorts of random information you share constantly? Try your hand at our teen game night. Multiple board games will be available as well as the Wii and Switch consoles.   Day/Date...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Home & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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 "All Ages" group.

Giant Game Day

All Day
All Ages
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Fun & Games
Event Details:
Join us for a day of super-sized family fun as we play GIANT versions of classic board games around the Children's Department.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DAR Genealogy Workshops

10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Upper Level
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
Volunteer genealogists from the Kishwaukee Trail Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will help prospective members with applications. Members must be descended from the patriots who assisted in the Revolution for American Independence. Re...
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 2)

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 "Adults" group.

Green Screen Family Photo Session

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Training Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Sign up for a family photo session with local photographer Tricia. After registration you will be contacted to select a 10-minute time slot and background preference of winter or Christmas. Please note: Do not wear green or bring pets. Photos will be...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Babies and Books Storytime (Session 2)

10:00am - 10:45am
Babies & Toddlers
Registration
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Storytime (Session 2)

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: 20
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.

McHenry County Civil War Roundtable

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Adults
Library Branch: Woodstock Public Library
Room: Training 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.  ...