Ultimate Seasonal Playlist 2018

It’s time for my semi-annual review of my favorite seasonal music. I say seasonal because there are songs that crop up this time of year that have nothing to do with Christmas or Hanukkah or even winter but are still somehow associated with the season (I’m looking at you, “My Favorite Things”). Some of my… Continue reading Ultimate Seasonal Playlist 2018

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

Holiday Entertainment

Every year, starting somewhere around Thanksgiving, we notice that many of our holiday-themed movies and music have already been checked out. If the material you are looking for is not in the library, never fear—our digital collections have you covered! If you log into Hoopla, and search “Christmas”, there are over 7,000 results, including movies,… Continue reading Holiday Entertainment

Escaping Into Comics

When the news is filled with difficult, overwhelming, and scary information (and when isn’t it?), it’s important to arm yourself with facts. Roundups like Brian’s recent post on climate change and Jill’s post on decolonizing history are tremendous resources! But, if I’m being honest, sometimes my brain needs a rest before diving in to do… Continue reading Escaping Into Comics