Preschool STEM: Science can be adorable

You may have heard teachers or librarians talk about pre-reading skills, but did you know that children need to develop pre-science skills too?


Memorial Service for Ann Bloom

On Saturday, April 30 at 1pm, there will be a memorial service to celebrate the life of Ann Bloom, a long time Watertown resident and member of the WFPL Board of Trustees, who passed away in January 2016.

The Future of Libraries is Something to Look Forward To!

There has long been an assumption (or fear) that with the digital movement libraries would become obsolete. However, libraries have proven to be very adaptable.

Meditation: Younger, Thinner, Healthier, and More

Meditating is very good for you, with benefits ranging from a more peaceful mind to managing your health.

Listen While You Work

Audiobooks are currently the fastest growing book market in the US, clear evidence that more and more people are discovering the joy of listening.

The Top 7 Reasons You Should be at the WFPL This Thursday Night

Doug Most, Managing Editor of The Boston Globe, reporter, author of The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry that Built America’s First Subway, and all-around interesting guy will be here to tell stories and answer questions.

Literary Travel

Travel outside your comfort zone and pick up some books from different countries.

Watertown Free Public Library Children’s Book Award

If you follow children’s books, you’ll know that we’ve just passed through another awards season. There’s one very special award, though, that you may not know about.