Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to do more cooking at home? Whether you are vegetarian, flexitarian or eat anything, following are some of the most anticipated cookbooks coming out this year to help you keep your resolution. Milk Street Fast and Slow: Instant Pot Cooking at the Speed You Need by Christopher Kimball… Continue reading What will you cook in 2020?
As a librarian who used to bar tend in Boston’s fine dining bar scene, I always am on the hunt for the next interesting read on all things wine. Here are a few of my favorite wine related reads on all matters red, white, and bubbly – and everything in between! Make sure to join… Continue reading Read Between the Wines: Book Recommendations to Spread Liquid Joy this Holiday Season
It’s that time of year again, the dreaded time when I realize I have to buy a gift for someone but I have no idea what to get them because they already have everything. Maybe it’s because I am a librarian, maybe it’s because I like books, but whatever the reason, I tend to go the… Continue reading Giving Books for the Holidays
Are you an admirer of Beethoven, Bach, and Brahms? Do you like to jam out with friends to the latest pop hits? Would you like to get started playing piano or guitar, or serenade that special someone with your magical music skills? Well, you are in luck! The Watertown Free Public Library has a collection… Continue reading Take Note and Listen Up! Sheet Music at the Watertown Free Public Library
Did you know that WFPL librarians can provide you with personalized reading recommendations? It’s a little-known service that we’ve offered for years, and it’s as easy as filling out a form on our website. Our librarians are always happy to suggest books in person, but if you can’t get to the library – or if… Continue reading Tailored to Your Tastes
If you’re a frequent visitor of the Children’s Room, you might have noticed a few changes recently! We’re excited to announce that we’re bringing back Launchpads! These are small, portable touchscreen tablets pre-loaded with early learning games similar to those on the AWE computer we had. With educational games and puzzles featuring everything from farm… Continue reading New Children’s Room Technology
The role of libraries has evolved significantly over the years, and at the WFPL, we’re very proud to continue the march forward. We will always have collections of books on almost any topic imaginable, so we will always endeavor to fire your imagination and satisfy your need for information. But as important as our… Continue reading What’s in a Library of Things?