• Bracken Memorial Library

    Bracken Memorial Library serves as both the high school library for The Woodstock Academy and as one of the four public libraries in the town of Woodstock. Town patrons are welcome at the library during all hours that the library is open, including during the school day. If you have not been here in a while, stop by and see all of the exciting changes!


    Looking for a good book?

    Bracken Memorial Library Card Catalog: Find books in the library and use WebPath Express to search the Internet for great websites.

    Overdrive: Use Overdrive to download eBooks to your e-reader, or audiobooks to your iPod or MP3 player, for free! All you need is your library barcode number which can you can get from Mrs. Sharpe or Mrs. Laprade. There are over 2,000 titles available.

    Book Review Blog: Check out our blog with reviews of recent books!


    Doing Research?

    Check out our links & resources page!

    Lending Policy

    Books and non-current periodicals can be borrowed for a period of two weeks. Renewals are permitted as long as there is no waiting list. Reference books, such as encyclopedias, do not circulate. Books that are not available in the library may be available through inter-library loan.

    Computer Resources

    The library currently offers desktop computers for patron use. They all have Internet access as well as Microsoft Office and a wide array of electronic research tools. Access to many online periodicals, journals, and newspapers are available for use in the library and from home.

    Library Cards

    Library cards can be obtained by any resident of the town of Woodstock. These cards can also be used to check out books at any public library in Connecticut. If you are not from Woodstock, you must get a library card from the library in the town in which you live. This card can then be used at Bracken Memorial Library as well as in all public libraries in Connecticut.


    M-F: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Sa & Su: Closed



    Su/M/W/F: Closed

    Tu/Th: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to noon 

    *Holiday and school vacation hours may vary



    Deborah Sharpe
    (860) 928-0046

    Michelle Laprade
    Library Assistant
    (860) 928-0046



    North Campus
    Bracken Memorial Library
    57 Academy Road
    Woodstock, CT 06281

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