Library Hosting College Admissions Workshop, Author Talk and Poetry Reading

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The Watertown Free Public Library has some events coming up for fans of New England history, poetry and those looking to apply to college.

Heart and Soul: A Reading of Poetry and Spiritual Essays

Sunday May 22 at 2 p.m.

Join Lawrence and Janet Kessenich for a reading from their works, including Lawrence’s collection of poetry, Age of Wonders, and Janet’s book of spiritual essays, Music Lessons for the Spirit. The readings bring together insightful and enjoyable poems and essays that are both accessible and uplifting. Free and open to all at the Watertown Free Public Library.

Wicked Pissed: Author Talk with Chronicle’s Ted Reinstein

Wednesday May 25 at 7 p.m.

Boston’s WCVB-TV’s Chronicle reporter and local author Ted Reinstein will join us at the Watertown Free Public Library for a free talk about his newest book: Wicked Pissed: New England’s Most Famous Feuds. From sports to politics, food to finance, aviation to engineering, to bitter disputes over simple boundaries. Ted will show what it really means when New Englanders get Wicked Pissed.

Free College Admissions Workshops at Watertown Free Public Library

The Watertown Free Public Library will host two information-rich college admissions workshops on May 31 and June 6. The workshops will be led by local Educational Consultant Alexandra Peruta, who will also be offering one-on-one college counseling sessions on June 14. “Taking the Stress Out of College Admissions Testing,” on May 31, is geared towards upperclassmen, and “Jump Start Your College Search & Application Process,” on June 6, is geared toward Freshmen and Sophomores who want to know how to begin their search. For more information or to register for any of these free workshops or sessions, come into the library, call 617-972-6436, or go to

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