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Space Place Partnership

Watertown Library is pleased to announce it's 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.


Visit the Book Nook - the library book store

The BOOK NOOK sells a wide assortment of HARDCOVERS and PAPERBACKS, both fiction and non-fiction, all BELOW RETAIL PRICES!

Run and organized by the FRIENDS of the WLA - proceeds benefit the Watertown Library Association.

Don't miss Hardcover Sale Days! The entire months of April, August and December!

What's New @ The Library

Holiday Closings

The Watertown Library Association will be closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014
for Thanksgiving Day.

Have a safe and happy holiday !!!

Family Event - Sirius Coyote

Sirius Coyote of Watertown will be preforming at the Waterown Library on Saturday, November 29 - 10:30am.

Enjoy these wonderful musicians and storytellers performing New Latin music enriched with the magical sounds of the Americas.

This program is free and open to the public.

For more information contact the Watertown Library at 860-945-5360.

Barnes & Noble Book Fair

Save the Date: Barnes & Nobles Book Fair.

Book Fair at Barnes & Noble to benefit the Watertown Library on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 and Thursday, December 11, 2014.

Come to Barnes & Noble at 235 Union Street, Waterbury, CT 06706 for Library STORYTIME with our own Susan Jean at 10am on Wednesday, December 10 and Thursday, December 11.

All are Welcome! - It is free and open to the public.

Shop at B&N on Wednesday and Thursday, December 10 and 11 with Bookfair ID 11477585 or shop online from December 10 through 16 at BN.com/bookfairs enter Bookfair ID 11477585 at checkout.

A percentage of your purchase will benefit the library.

Letters to Santa + A Very Special Storytime Guest

News Bulletin: Letters to Santa will be accepted at the Oakville Branch Library.

Stop by the Oakville Branch Library from Tuesday, December 2 through Thursday, December 18 to write and/or send your letter to Santa in their dedicated North Pole Mailbox.

Come to Oakville Branch Library for Storytime and a Very Special Guest on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 10 am.

Holiday Book Sale

Holiday Half Price Sale @ the Book Nook.
The entire month of December - all hard covers - 1/2 price (unless otherwise marked)
Stop by the BOOK NOOK - 470 Main Street, Watertown CT 06795
Gift certificates also available.
Books make fantastic holiday gifts - don't miss out!!!

Mystery Book Club

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

  • September 17, 2014: Jan Coffey, The Puppet Master (led by the authors)
  • October 22, 2014: P. D. James, Death Comes to Pemberley
  • November 19, 2014: John Le Carre, The Spy Who Came In From the Cold
  • December 17, 2014: Graham Greene, Our Man in Havana
  • January 21, 2015: Alan Furst, Mission to Paris

Friends Reading Group

FRIENDS READING GROUP 2014 - 2015 - Oakville Branch Library TUESDAYs at 2PM

  • October 7, 2014: Donna Tartt, The Goldfinch
  • November 4, 2014: Cindy Eastman, Flip-Flops After Fifty
  • December 2, 2014: Carlos Eire, Waiting for Snow in Havana
  • January 6, 2015: Ariana Franklin, Mistress of the Art of Death
  • February 3, 2015: Jo Baker, Longbourn
  • March 3, 2015: Alice Hoffman, The Museum of Extraordinary Things
  • April 7, 2015: Kate Atkinson, Life After Life
  • May 5, 2015: Alice Munro, Dear Life
  • June 2, 2015: Anna Quindlen, Still Life with Bread Crumbs


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!.
Need more more information? Contact the library at (860) 945-5368.

Get In Touch

Watertown Library Association
470 Main Street, Watertown CT 06795
VOICE: 860 945-5360
EMAIL: WtnLib@watertownlibrary.org

Oakville Branch Library
55 Davis Street, Oakville, CT 06779
Voice: (860) 945-5368
EMAIL: OakBr@watertownlibrary.org

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Site Updated: Friday, November 21, 2014