One Book, One Watertown 2019: The Library Book

The Watertown Free Public Library is thrilled to announce that The Library Book will be our One Book, One Watertown community read for 2019. Part true crime, part love letter to libraries (and the people who inhabit them), all expertly woven together into a captivating read by renowned author and journalist Susan Orlean. The Library… Continue reading One Book, One Watertown 2019: The Library Book

Bullet Journaling Basics: Interview with Brandie Burrows

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

Register to Vote at the Library

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 Great American Read – Watertown Edition

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