Find Out What’s Going On a the Watertown Library in September

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Movies, coding for girls and a fun run are just a taste of what’s going on at the Watertown Free Public Library this month. 

The WFPL sent out the following information about events during September. The library is located at 123 Main St., Watertown:

Getting a Refreshing Night’s Sleep: Heal Your Insomnia*
Thursday 9/28 | 7-8 p.m.
Lucia Mastrangelo Room
Learn how you can use natural techniques to improve your sleep–and the overall functioning of your mind-body system. Kali Patrick is a Mind-body Wellness Consultant specializing in improving people’s health with more ease & enjoyment.
*Register at the Reference Desk, 617.972.6436 or
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Tai Chi
Saturday 9/9 | 10 a.m.
Watertown Savings Bank Room
In this Tai Chi Easy™ class, you will learn some gentle movement and meditations to take home with you. The class is suitable for beginners, and introduces a variety of Tai Chi and Qi Gong exercises that are easy to learn and can be adapted for use while sitting, standing or walking. No registration.

Girls Who Code*
October-May | 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Lucia Mastrangelo Room
It is time to register for the Girls Who Code (GWC) program! The program runs from October through May on Thursdays 6:30-8:30 pm. All girls who are in grades 6-12 are welcome to join and will learn various types of computer code, will get experience in how to collaborate on projects and have a lot of fun. No previous experience in coding is required. *GWC is free but pre-registration is required. Girls who participated last year have priority but there are spaces for new people to join. For more information, call the Teen Department, 617.972.6437 and speak to Carey.

Movie Mondays
Mondays | 6:30 p.m.
Watertown Savings Bank Room
9/4: Library Closed
9/11: Megan Leavey [PG-13]
9/18: The Lost City of Z [PG-13]
9/25: The Big Sick [R]


Immigration Clinic
Wednesday 9/20 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Study Room 3
The Watertown Free Public Library & Kandilian Law Offices welcome you to attend our monthly immigration clinic offering Free Legal Advice to our immigrant community.
Our immigrant community in Watertown and surrounding neighborhoods is important to us, and we invite you to attend and ask your questions.

Thursday 9/14 | 7-8:45 p.m.
Watertown Savings Bank Room
Filmmaker Laurie Kahn will screen her award-winning film Tupperware!, discuss what it takes to make a documentary film, and answer questions about the making of the film.

Tupperware! tells the remarkable story of Earl Silas Tupper, an ambitious but reclusive small-town inventor, and Brownie Wise, the self-taught saleswoman who built him an empire out of bowls that burped. Brownie was an intuitive marketing genius who trained a small army of Tupperware Ladies to put on Tupperware parties in living rooms across America in the 1950s. Her saleswomen earned thousands, even millions of dollars, selling Tupperware.And the experience changed their lives.

Reduced Admission for Om Births Yoga Classes
We now have passes for Om Births yoga classes at Inner Strength Studios in Watertown! The pass admits 1 person for reduced admission to a regular class (includes prenatal, postnatal, baby & me, and fertility yoga) for $10, or 1 parent+child for reduced admission to a kid’s yoga class (either the crawlers class or walkers class). There is a limit of 3 reservations per person. Please check Om Births’ website for their class listings for the day of your booking, as the schedule is subject to change.

Reserve a pass at the Circulation desk, 617.972.6431, or online at



WFPL Book it and Run! 5k
Saturday 9/9 | 9 a.m.
Registration is still open for the 4th Annual Book it and Run 5k!

Join us for a family friendly community event! Together we’ll run through Watertown’s beautiful neighborhoods. Participants of all ability levels are encouraged to take part. Plus, get a fun t-shirt for participating!

Read to a Dog*
Thursdays | 3:30 p.m.
Children’s Program Room
Read to a therapy dog! This program creates a supportive environment for early and struggling readers to practice their skills.
For independent readers in grades K to 5.

*Call the Children’s Room at 617.972.6435 to register. Registration begins two weeks prior to the program date.

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