Heading off for a vacation? No time to browse the shelves for a good book or movie? Want to read a new bestseller or watch a just-released DVD without waiting for your turn in the holds queue? Our Express Collection may be your answer.

Hottest Titles and Newest DVDs

The Express Collection contains a changing array of new and popular titles--Fiction and Nonfiction; Adult, Youth and Kids material; Books and DVDs. 

A Fast Moving Collection

Holds queues can be lengthy and we know that there are some of you who can finish a book or a DVD faster than our standard loan periods. This collection provides you with an option: wait for your turn on the holds queue and enjoy a longer loan period, or pick it up sooner from the Express shelves and return it quickly. 

If it is on the shelf--Grab it!

The items on this shelf change all the time. New items are added each week, items are checked out and reshelved throughout the day. There is no predicting when an item will be available, so if you see something you like, grab it--it may not be there when you return. 

No Holds

Items in this collection cannot be placed on hold, nor can they be set aside for pickup. Holds can be placed on the items in our regular collections and if you are fortunate enough to get the item sooner from the Express shelves, you can take your name off the holds list.

Short Loan Periods, No Renewals

The collection is called Express for a reason. The loan periods for these items are shorter than our regular collections. Express Books may be checked out for 7 days. Express DVDs may be checked out for 3 days. Express items cannot be renewed.

Limits and Late Fees

Adult library cards are necessary to check out materials from the Express Collection. Even though there are Young Adult and Kids materials on the Express shelves, an Adult card is still required. A maximum of 3 Express books and 3 Express DVDs may be checked out at one time. If items are returned late, a fee of $1 per day will be charged for each item.

Mon to Fri: 10:00 am to 8:30 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Woodstock Public Library
445 Hunter Street,
Woodstock, ON  N4S 4G7
Tel: 519-539-4801
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