The library's collection includes non-fiction, biographies, reference materials and audio books on CD’s. A vast selection of fiction, non-fiction, mystery, biography and large print books are shelved on the ground floor for easy access. An elevator connects all three floors of books for your convenience. For children and juvenile readers, there is a specially designed area that houses their books.
Programs and services available include:
Operation Paperback--Donated paperbacks (that are clean and in good condition) are shipped regularly to our military forces overseas and veterans. We are now receiving donated audio-books for troops and children's books for military families.
Computers--Computers available for writing, checking email, research, etc.
Internet Access--Free WiFi access available on Library computers or through your personal device within the library building.
Copying & Printing-Copy or print from library computers for $.25/page
Meeting Room--Also available is a meeting room that accommodates 10 people and is available free-of-charge to patrons during library hours. To reserve the room, visit the library or call 540-459-2774.
Our current objective is to address the needs of our patrons in this digital age. We have computerized our card catalog. We continually expand our holdings and continue to reach out to those who are unable to come to us for their reading material.
The library is closed on New Year’s Eve and New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and the day after Christmas. Unscheduled closings will be announced on the library's Facebook page or by calling during scheduled hours. Generally the library will be closed for inclement weather when the county public schools are closed.
Residents of Shenandoah County and also people working in Shenandoah County. Children under eight may use their parent's or guardian's card. Children eight or over may obtain their own card.
Reference books may not be checked out. Books are checked out for a period of two weeks. Adults: Cardholders may check out five books, including two new (red-dot) fiction/fiction mystery and one new (red-dot) non-fiction. Children: Cardholders may check out 14 children's books. Three audio CD's may be checked out.
New books (red dot on spine) may not be renewed. All other books may be renewed for two weeks in person or by telephone during library hours. Patrons renewing books by telephone should write the "due date" in the appropriate place.
Books may be returned through the slot in the front door, or in the drop box by the back door if the library is closed.
The Woodstock Library does not charge a fine for overdue books. Donations are accepted from the patron for overdue books.
All books are shelved alphabetically by author.
Children’s books--Younger (E on spine label)
Juvenile Fiction/ Non-Fiction
Carousel near front desk: New books (red dot)
Fiction/Fiction Mystery - A through K
Current Book Club Selections, when applicable
Founders’ Room: Local history and genealogy
Bauserman Reading Room: Newspaper, public use computers, printer/copier and puzzles
Fiction/Fiction Mystery - L through Z
Book club sets (6 to 8 copies each title)