Virtual Program Videos

We’ve recorded some of our most popular library classes and guest programs so you can learn from home, anytime.

Library Programs and Talks

  1. Ask the Docs: A COVID-19 Town Hall
  2. A Conversation with Culture-Keepers About Local Indigenous History
  3. Zine Roundtable
  4. Decoding the News
  5. Urban Nature, Human Nature

On March 24, 2021, Watertown Free Public Library and Providence Public Library hosted a virtual Town Hall-style event about COVID-19. Brown University’s Dr. Philip A. Chan and Mass General’s Dr. Robin Schoenthaler answered your questions about COVID-19. 

Dr. Chan is an Associate Professor for Warren Alpert Medical School and School of Public Health at Brown. He is also an Attending Physician at The Miriam Hospital Immunology Center and Consultant Medical Director for the Rhode Island Department of Health Division of Preparedness, Response, Infectious Disease and EMS. Dr. Robin Schoenthaler is board-certified radiation oncologist for Massachusetts General Hospital, still she has come to be known by the moniker “the-Boston-cancer-doctor-who-writes-about-COVID”. Since March 2020 she has become a “COVID-translator,” with a weekly column on COVID reaching a national lay audience.

Crafts, Cooking, & DIY

  1. Waxed Cord Bracelets
  2. Light Up Greeting Cards
  3. Lip Balm & Body Butter
  4. Chocolate Truffles
  5. Leaf-Printed Towels
  6. Beeswax Wraps

Take your friendship bracelet-making skills to the next level! Pauli will show you how to make three types of bracelets using waxed cords, beads, charms, and a few simple tools.

This square knot tutorial explains the knots used as the bracelet closure.

Explore the eLibrary

  1. Ancestry Library Edition
  2. Hoopla and Kanopy
  3. Acorn TV and Qello
  4. Overdrive and Libby

Working on our Genealogy Scavenger Hunt? Learn the basics of searching for your family on Ancestry Library Edition.

Stay Tech Savvy

  1. Online Privacy Basics
  2. Smarter Online Shopping
  3. Cutting the Cord
  4. Cloud Storage 101
  5. iPhone and iPad Basics

With so many people shopping and living life online, learn how to stay safe in a digital world.