Many Activities and Events at the Watertown Library This February

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The Watertown Free Public Library has plenty of activities and events to choose from this month.

The Library sent out the following information:

SCOTT SANCHEZ – Winter Concert Series

Saturday, Feb. 13 at 2 p.m., Watertown Savings Bank Room

An experienced classical guitarist, Scott Sanchez is recognized by audience members, concert presenters, and reviewers for his unique artistry and solid musicianship. He currently teaches guitar and guitar ensemble at Franklin Pierce University. His eclectic repertoire includes music by Manuel Ponce, Astor Piazzola, Agustin Barrios, Joaquin Turina and Dave Brubeck. Come to the library and join us for another passionate and entertaining guitar performance, courtesy of Scott Sanchez.

Tickets are not required.

Cook the Books: Appetizers

Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m.

On the 2nd Wednesday of the month, people who like to discuss food and cooking are invited to bring a prepared dish, as well as the cookbook the recipe came from, to share with the group. This will give everyone a chance to sample dishes from an assortment of cookbooks while only having to prepare one. No registration.

Movie Mondays

Mondays at 6:30 p.m., Watertown Savings Bank Room

  • Feb. 8: The Walk [PG]
  • Feb. 22: Black Mass [R]
  • Feb. 29: Suffragette [PG-13]

In the Gallery…

AANE: Asperger/Autism Network Artists’ Collaborative Mixed Media

On view all month in the 2nd floor gallery, located near the Reference desk.

Life Reimagined from AARP

Sunday, Feb. 28 from 2-4 p.m., Watertown Savings Bank Room

Have you found yourself at a crossroads in your life, wondering which path to take? Sign up for a free Life Reimagined workshop. Sponsored by AARP and the WFPL. Register at the Reference Desk, 617-972-6436 or

For the Kiddos

Financial Coaching Sessions

Saturday, Feb. 13 from 10 a.m.-noon, Tuesday Feb. 23 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Sign up for a personalized 20 minute financial coaching session with Stephen Barkhuff, Founder and President of Financial Fundamentals, LLC. Get guidance on budgeting & saving, reducing debt, improving your credit score, or whatever your needs are.

Register at the Reference Desk, 617-972-6436 or

Playwright’s Reading Room presents: “Skin and Bones”

Sunday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m., Watertown Savings Bank Room

The Playwright’s Reading Room will return for Laura Neill’s original play “Skin and Bones.”

e-Tea: Drop in Tech Help Sessions

Thursday mornings and evenings

Get basic help in using computers, eReaders, smart phones, etc. Bring your device and your questions!

Feb. 4: 7-9 p.m.: Study Room 3
Feb. 11: 9-11 a.m.: Lucia Mastrangelo room
Feb. 18: 7-9 p.m.: Raya Stern Trustees Room
Feb. 25: 9-11 a.m.: Study Room 3

Do You Want to Help Someone Learn English?

Next Training Session begins March 2

Project Literacy is accepting volunteer applications for our next session. Our volunteer tutors are fluent in English and are willing to spend two hours a week with adult learners, most of whom are learning or improving their English communication skills.

There is a 5-session, 15-hour pre-service training that meets over the course of five weeks.

Learn more and apply here.

Save the Date: In the Ruins Book Launch

The WFPL is proud to welcome the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) as they launch their new book: a translation of Zabel Yessayan’s In the Ruins, a powerful first-hand account of the aftermath of the 1909 massacres in Adana. Please plan to join us!

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