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Space Place Partnership

Nasa's Space Place Watertown Library is pleased to announce its community partnership with NASA's Space Place.

Over 350 museums, planetariums and libraries participate in NASA's Space Place community partner program. Watertown Library patrons can visit monthly displays in the library to keep abreast of NASA's exploration efforts along with a bi-monthly newsletter created exclusively for Community Partners.

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The Watertown Library Association is a nonprofit organization which has served the reading and research needs of its community since 1865.

Our Web Site is one of the services we provide as an enhancement to the overall library experience for our patrons, online users, and first time visitors. If you need help, we encourage you to ask our Reference Librarian for assistance in finding the best sources for your research.

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Spring Book Sale

THE BOOK NOOK: SPRING HALF PRICE SALE - All hardcovers 1/2 price (unless otherwise marked). Sale runs the entire month of April. Sponsored by the FRIENDS' of the Watertown Library Association. Call 860 945 - 5360 for more information.

Creative Expressions Program

Wednesdays, March 19, 2014 through May 7, 2014 from 4:30pm - 5:30pm at Watertown Library.

Designed for students in grades 5 through 8

Explore several creative mediums while being introduced to useful technology-based tools. Work on an individual project based around art, photography, or creative writing.

Students will be documenting their creative process through the use of Google Drive, Prezi, and other online tools.

Upon completion, students will have the chance to present their projects and display them within the library.

For more information and to sign-up for this program: call the library at 860-945-5360 or email us at wtnlib@watertownlibrary.org. You may also contact Erica Herbort at 203-598-8755 or email her at erica.herbort@students.post.edu

This program is presented by the Community Club of Post University and The Watertown Library Association.

Interactive Reading Program

Enjoy an hour of reading and various arts & crafts.

Fridays, March 21 through May 9 from 1pm to 2pm at the Watertown Library for children ages 3, 4 and 5 with their adult caregiver. For further information or to sign-up for this program: contact the library at 860-945-5360 / email: wtnlib@watertownlibrary.org or contact Erica Herbort at 203-598-8755 / email: erica.herbort@students.post.edu

Presented by the Community Club of Post University & The Watertown Library Association: 470 Main Street, Watertown, CT.

Children's Storytime

STORYTIME at the Oakville Branch Library (55 Davis Street, Oakville) - 10:00am - Thursdays. Open to 3, 4 and 5 year olds. All children must be accompanied by an adult. No preregistration required. For more information and program details please contact the library at (860) 945-5368.

Friends Reading Group

FRIENDS READING GROUP 2013 - 2014 - Hosted by Robin Osborn - Oakville Branch Library TUESDAYs at 2PM

  • February 4, 2014: Geraldine Brooks, Caleb's Crossing
  • March 4, 2014: Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
  • April 8 2014: Zoe Ferraris, Finding Nouf
  • May 6, 2014: Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence
  • June 3, 2014: Sonia Sotomayor, My Beloved World

Mystery Book Group

Mystery Book Group - Watertown Library - WEDNESDAYS at 7pm (Hosted by Robin Osborn)

  • February 19 : The Bellini Card by Jason Goodwin
  • March 19 : The Bat by Jo Nesbo
  • April 23 : Mind's Eye by Hakan Nesser
  • May 21: The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
  • June 18: The Girl at Central by Geraldine Bonner


Adults come join us for PUZZLEMANIA - Tuesdays, 10:00am at the Oakville Branch Library (55 Davis Street, Oakville). Get together and build jigsaw puzzles. Refreshments and puzzles provided. Bring a friend or two for some good old fashioned fun!