See the Online Programs Coming Up at the Watertown Library

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The following information was provided by the Watertown Library:

Our doors are still closed, but online, the Watertown Free Public Library is busy as ever. This week, get your kiddos excited for cookie baking with Emily and the new Lunch Bunch Book Club via Facebook Live. Do you know a teen in need of a creative outlet? Tell them about our collaborative web comic. For adults, we’re offering new workshops, craft meetups, and more via Zoom. Keep scrolling for a full list of virtual events!

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Children’s Baking with Emily (via Zoom)
Wednesday, 4/22 |12 PM | Join Children’s Librarian Emily to bake chewy chocolate chip cookies. By now, you’ve probably made the recipe for cookies on the back of the bag of chocolate chips. Let’s try something new! We’ll be following the instructions from the Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs by America’s Test Kitchen. This title is available without waiting from Hoopla. Register:

Lunch Bunch Book Group via Facebook Live!
Monday and Thursday beginning 4/23 | 12 PM | Children’s Librarians will read aloud from The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo. Listen while you eat some lunch, or read along! This title is available without waiting from Hoopla. Tune in at

Story Time…via Facebook Live!
Mondays at 10 am with Kathleen | Tuesdays at 10:30 am with Emily | Thursdays at 11 am with Kazia | Tune in at


Collaborative Web Comic (via Flickr)
Ongoing Project – Join us!| Let’s create a web comic together! Your job is to illustrate the story that we provide. Every weekday, we’ll share a new story prompt and post submitted illustrations to our Flickr page. Learn more:

Audiobook Discussion Groups (via Zoom)
Wednesdays 4/22 and 4/29 | 3:30 PM | Need an escape? Let’s get lost in a great story! This month, we’ll be listening to Cinder by Marissa Meyer and Children of Blood and Bone by Tomikas Adeyemi. Both audiobooks are available for free, instant listening via the Hoopla app. Learn more and register via Zoom:


Community Yoga (Online Class)
Every Wednesday | 9:15 AM | Our popular Community Yoga returns online! Join our community instructors from Groundworks Studios, as they offer a weekly 1-hour yoga class just for Watertown Library patrons! No registration required. To join the class, head to:

Learn to Knit with Emily (Online Class)
Thursday, 4/23 | 11 AM | A beginner class, that will be held weekly. Participants should have knitting needles and yarn. Register via Zoom:

Smarter Online Shopping (Online Class)
Thursday 4/23 | 2 PM | With so many people shopping and living life online, Jaccavrie will share some tips and tricks for smart shopping. Register via Zoom:

Craft Corner (Online Class)
Friday 4/24 | 10 AM | This class will meet online every other Friday morning. Pauli will demonstrate some simple craft projects you can make with materials you probably have at home. Register via Zoom:

RBDigital and Overdrive for Magazines (Online Class)
Monday 4/27 | 2 PM | Stephanie will teach how to access our great selection of digital magazines for the beginner. Register via Zoom:

Knitting With Cables (Online Class)
Monday 4/27 | 4 PM | Emily will show more experienced knitters how to knit cables. Register via Zoom:

Home DIY: Hanging Pictures (Online Demo)
Wednesday, 4/22 | 2 pm | This week we’ll be hanging framed artwork. We’ll cover hardware, wiring, what to do on different types of walls, and tools of the trade. There’s no better time to redecorate (or finally hang those pictures)! You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions in real-time. Register via Zoom:

Book Repair – Part 2 (Online Demo)
Friday, 4/24 | 2 PM | Learn how to repair a book with damaged cover joints! Last week we worked on internal hinges, and this week will be external hinges. We will be focusing on functional repair, not restoration. Register via Zoom:

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