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Did you enjoy the Grammy Awards last night?

Do you like exploring new music? There’s no better way to keep up with the ever-changing world of music than to grab some of the Grammy winners, pull up a chair, and have a listen! The Watertown Free Public Library is proud to offer a large and diverse collection of music CDs, as well as an up-to-the-minute digital music collection available through HOOPLA.

In the Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 In his new book, received in the library, entitled,   Waking from the Dream: The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr. (2014), David L.

Letting go, for awhile

I’m not really a believer in New Year’s resolutions—well, not anymore; too many failed dreams, hopes, and goals. This year I have decided to try one more time

What would you do?

The Returned

What would you do if your loved ones came back from the dead?

A “novel” way to choose a book

Have you ever been accused of having a fear of commitment? Are you feeling the temptation to spill the beans or suffering from hay fever? Read a book!

We Are Makers

You may have heard some buzz around town about the library’s proposed development of a Makerspace, so I would like to take a moment to tell you a little more about it.

"Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead" by Sheryl Sandberg

“It’s a jungle gym, not a ladder.” While there is only one way to get to the top of a ladder, there are many ways to get to the top of a jungle gym. According to author Sheryl Sandberg, CEO at Facebook, and a former VP at Google, the jungle gym model benefits everyone, but especially women who might be starting careers, switching careers, getting blocked by external barriers, or reentering the workforce after taking time off.

New Author Favorites

Golden Boy

Getting a work of fiction published is a difficult task; maybe even more difficult is finding readers for it.

Another pair of eyes

We, as Reference Librarians, have often been called “magic” because we’ve found an item that the patron has been unable to locate. This very situation happened to me today.

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