On Wednesday, July 25, the library is hosting a workshop called Bullet Journaling Basics. Bullet journaling is a system of organization that combines list-making, scheduling, and task management with inspiration and mindfulness. Created in 2013 by designer Ryder Carroll, the concept has since taken off, spawning multiple social media hashtags (#BulletJournal is just the beginning!),… Continue reading Bullet Journaling Basics: Interview with Brandie Burrows
Voting is the expression of our commitment to ourselves, one another, this country and this world. - Sharon Salzberg There is no shortage on strong opinions around politics, politicians and governing parties these days. What I find interesting is that more people don’t practice their right to vote. According to the Census Bureau in the… Continue reading Register to Vote at the Library
The universe does not want me to continue to drive my ten year-old car (enough said) and I need to replace it. There are so many things to consider when buying a vehicle like budget, fuel economy, reliability, drivability, safety features, etc. Here I’ll share some of the best auto research tools available to you… Continue reading The Great Auto Search
I recently watched the Great American Read on PBS and was reminded just how powerful a great book can be, and how differently books can affect those who read them. If you haven’t heard of the GAR yet, it is a television program and nationwide poll that asks everyone across the country to vote for… Continue reading The Great American Read – Watertown Edition
We are excited to announce FREE digital access to The New York Times. This service includes unlimited article access at the library as well as remote access on any device. How do I do it? In-Library Access: Visit www.nytimes.com on any WFPL computer or wireless network. Log in or create an account to access NY Times online content… Continue reading Extra, Extra, Read All About It!
Last year, one of our Adult Reference librarians read about the popularity of escape rooms and decided that she wanted our library to try to build an escape room. She proposed the idea to our administration, and sent out a call to the staff for people to work on the committee to build an escape… Continue reading Our Harry Potter Escape Room Journey
Summer is nearly upon us! Here in the Children’s Room, we see lots of families getting ready for road trips, camping, beach days, and summer camp. So here’s a roundup of a few of my favorite children’s books about many of our favorite summer activities. Picture Books The Airport Book This picture book follows a… Continue reading Let’s Go to Camp! Summer Books for Kids