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Woodstock Public Library Board

City Hall


The Woodstock Public Library Board was established under provincial legislation and is responsible for the management and control of the Library. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Determining and adopting written policies to govern the operation and programs of the library
  • Determining the goals of the library and securing adequate funds to fulfill these goals
  • Understanding the library's programs and the needs of the community in relation to the library
  • Establishing support and participating in planned public relations programs
  • Preparing a budget adequate to carry out the library's goals and objectives and presenting it to municipal council.


  • Ross Gerrie
  • Mary Anne Silverthorn
  • Vanessa Vogwill
  • Ken Whiteford
  • Councillor Connie Lauder (Council Representative)
  • Councillor Deb Tait (Council Representative)



Committee meetings are held at Woodstock Public Library. The committee meets once a month except in July and August at a regular date and time mutually agreed upon by a majority of the members. Visit the Library's website for more information.

Raising issues

If you have an issue or concern, contact us. We will respond within 7 days of receiving your concern.


Members of the committee remain on the committee for the duration of the current council term of office.

Applying for a Board or Committee Position

City of Woodstock residents can make a difference in the community by becoming a volunteer member of a Board or Committee.  Advisory Board and Committee members provide information to City Council, which contributes to the development of policies, programs and initiatives. Your expertise, enthusiasm and pride can make all the difference.

  • Notices are placed on the City Website or in the What's on Woodstock magazine when positions become available. 

Current Opportunities

We are now recuiting for the Woodstock Environment Advisory Committee . Applications must be received by 4 p.m. on October 30, 2019 for the term ending November 14, 2022.

We are now recuiting for the Woodstock Heritage Advisory Committee. Applications must be received by 4 p.m. on August 29th for the term ending November 14, 2022.

Please complete the application below. We thank everyone who applied for your interest in the City of Woodstock boards and committees.

Boards and Committees Application

Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7


Phone: 519-539-1291
TTY: 519-539-7268
Email: General Information

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