Library Has Tons of Fun This Summer, Including Sports, Reading and a 5K

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library summer sampler

The Watertown Free Public Library is full of fun activities this summer.

Here are just a few of the activities:

Summer Sports Sampler

Saturdays starting July 16

The Watertown Free Public Library presents a series of free opportunities to be active this summer! Click on the links below to learn more and register. You may also choose to register at the Reference desk or by calling 617-972-6436.

Book it and Run 5K!

Saturday Sept. 10 at 9 a.m.

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Watertown Fun Runs

Mondays at 5:15 p.m., starting July 11 Get in shape for the 5k, or just jog for fun! We’ll meet in front of the library. Rain or shine.

Adult Summer Reading

Join us as we celebrate some exceptional books we know you’ll love, and offer scads of read-alikes to keep you engaged for months to come. Visit the Adult Department to grab one of these titles and the corresponding bookmark filled with read-alikes.

Trivia Night

Wednesday July 27 at 7 p.m.

Be the team to beat at the WFPL’s next trivia night – an evening filled with friendly competition, good company and free pizza!

Register at the Reference Desk, 617.972.6436 or Be sure to arrive early to form your teams.

Movie Mondays

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

July 11 Hello My Name is Doris [R]

July 18 Eye in the Sky [R]

July 25 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot [R]

July 1 Demolition [R]

Teen Summer Reading

This year’s summer reading program encourages readers to try different genres of books. Everyone will get a bingo card. For every BINGO kids earn an entry into the grand prize drawing.

This summer we’ll also have movies, crafts, creative writing, scavenger hunts, board games, minute to win it challenges, and much more.

Find out more about events at the library by clicking here!

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