In the summer I, like many people, tend to focus on light reading. And, I’m usually pretty good at it.
This year, the Watertown Free Public Library, in collaboration with The New Repertory Theatre, has selected Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird as our community read for One Book, One Water
This summer, people all over Watertown will be reading one of the most influential and beloved books of the 20th century: To Kill a Mockingbird. Harper Lee’s poignant coming of
This was an engrossing read, but it was not what I expected. With her debut novel Walker has depicted a world uncomfortably familiar to our own. The book is centered on a young girl and
This is a fascinating book, but I felt it was less about Julia and Paul Child than about their friend and OSS (Office of Strategic Services) colleague, Jane Foster.
A recent evening radio talk show had as its theme, “What would you watch, listen to, or read if you could stay home during these hot summer days?” Callers suggested c
Purchasing cookbooks for the library is the most challenging part of my job. I’ve come to terms with it by acknowledging we all have some responsibilities that we struggle with more than others.
This summer, people all over Watertown will be reading one of the most influential and beloved books of the 20th century: To Kill A Mockingbird.
In this space, we'll be spreading the word about happenings both in the library and in the world of books at large, and sharing books and movies that thrill us, excite us, anger us, or move us!
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