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.
The Watertown Library is planning how to return to more regular service based on a Four Stage opening procedure issued by the Connecticut State Library. This plan is subject to change with the Governor's Office updates.
We will keep you informed as the library works through the myriad details involving people, space, materials and the delivery platform.
Thank you and good health to all.
For the health and safety of our patrons and staff, the Watertown Library Association will be closed as of 5pm on Friday, March 13, 2020. This includes the Watertown Library at 470 Main Street in Watertown and the Oakville Branch Library at 55 Davis Street in Oakville. Fines on all library materials will stop accruing as of 5pm. All programs, reading groups and other gatherings are cancelled until further notice. The Book Nook will also be closed for the duration.
Staff will be available to answer questions via email.
We encourange our patrons to take advantage of our Online Resources: eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, videos, research and more. NASA's Space Place offers games, crafts and activities for children of all ages. Scholastic Learn From Home is a free resource providing exciting articles and stories, videos, and fun learning challenges for children facing extended time away from the classroom.
We will continue to evaluate the situation and reopen when safety is assured for all concerned.
Please watch our website and social media for updates.
In the interest of our patrons health and safety it is important to know the facts about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and help stop the spread of rumors and misinformation. Older people and people with severe chronic conditions should take special precautions because they are at higher risk of developing serious COVID-19 illness.
Below you will find useful links relating to COVID-19:
Please take steps to protect yourself and others from the spread of COVID-19.
Mystery Book Club - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 - Watertown Library (map) - WEDNESDAYS at 7pm
FRIENDS TUESDAY BOOK CLUB 2019 - 2020 - Watertown Library (map) - TUESDAYS at 2PM (Hosted by Robin Osborn)
The Watertown Library is pleased to announce an ongoing program that is free and open to the public.
Information Sessions will be held every Friday between 1pm & 3pm at the main library. CANCELED
If you know you want to attend:
please call the library at: 860-945-5360 or send an EMAIL to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are looking for federal and/or state tax forms and publications at the libary:
If you need online tax information, publications, and/or forms: