WFPL Blog

The Library and the Farmers Market

It's not a secret that I adore the Watertown Farmers Market, so it's truly a joy to represent the library at the market. 

Watertown History: In the Library and Online

In case you haven’t had the opportunity to browse the Local History Room and collection, I’m sharing some images I have discovered and enjoyed.

The Mark of a Truly Great Book? Here’s one that will make the cut!

I’ve read a lot of really good books (in fact I've liked the majority of what I've read), but as good as they were not many of those books have stayed with me.

Thank you Watertown Community Foundation

We are so thankful that once again the Watertown Community Foundation awarded us an educational grant to support HATCH.

Mysterious Bookmarks

I’ve been fascinated by the collection of “bookmarks” I’ve found.

Happy National Lucky Penny Day!

The year is full of fun, obscure, sometimes bizarre and often unusual celebrations, each with its own day or sometimes week.

'Wicked Pissed' and Four Famous Feuds

The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, and spring is in the air! So naturally our thoughts turn to … feuds!

A Solar Phone Charging Bench at the Library

In addition to being a resource for people looking to create things, Hatch has also had the longstanding goal of identifying and creating things to help out the community as a whole.

Watertown, The "Mother Town"

Watertown is one of the oldest towns in New England.

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?

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