Vote for your favorite book, learn how to use e-readers and head to a children’s event at the Watertown Free Public Library in August.
These are just some of the events hosted by the library this month:
Cast Your Vote!
Vote for your favorite of our Summer Reading suggestions (including Girl on the Train, Judy Blume, Harper Lee and more) for a chance to win a free meal from one of these Main St. eateries: Halfway Cafe, Stellina, Little Thai Cafe, The Talk, Kefi’s Kitchen and Coffee, Red Leaf Cafe, and The Spot Cafe.
Grab a bookmark from our 2nd floor display, rip off the ticket on the bottom, fill out your info and place the ticket in the ballot box of your favorite!
We’ll announce the winners after August 19!
Introducing e-Tea: Drop in tech help sessions at WFPL
Thursdays starting August 6 (click here for more details)
Watertown Free Public Library is pleased to offer our patrons drop in help sessions for basic computer skills and ereaders. You can also learn how to use our many free resources including ebook apps like Overdrive and Hoopla, and our free digital magazines through Zinio.
In the Children’s Room…
Summer fun continues with daily programs until August 19. We have story times, gardening, crafts, special guests, music, and more every day. Celebrate our summer reading success with the Summer Reading Wrap Up Party on August 19! Check out our events.
From the Library to the Market
Thursday, August 13 from 2-6pm
The WFPL is at the Watertown Farmers Market on the second Thursday of every month. Stop by for book sales and more, plus fresh local food and friendly conversation.
Find the Market @ Kingsbury Ave, off Arsenal St.
Cook the Books
Tuesday, August 11 at 7pm
Lucia Mastrangelo Room
The theme for August is…
Cook the Farmers Market
On the 2nd Tuesday of each month, we each bring one dish based on the theme, as well as the cookbook it was prepared from, to share with the group!
No registration. Drop-ins welcome.
Mondays at 6:30pm
Watertown Savings Bank Room
Aug. 3 McFarland USA [PG]
Aug. 10 Water Diviner [R]
Aug. 17 Insurgent [PG-13]
Aug. 24 Clouds of Sils Maria [R]
Aug. 31 Spare Parts [PG-13]
No registration. Free and open to all!
Also, see the Community Events at the Library for the wide variety of events put on by local groups and organizations.