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The Space Place

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.

the BOOK NOOK

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

Friend's Read Together

8th ANNUAL COMMUNITY READ - Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Author and Book Signing event.

Announcing the 8th Annual Community Read - presented by the Friend's of the Watertown Library Association.

Pulitzer Prize winning reporter, author, Carl Bernstein will speak on October 15, 2014 - 7PM at the Watertown High School.

The 40th Anniversary Edition of his book - All the President's Men - is now on sale for the special price of $15 at the Watertown Library, the Oakville Branch Library and the Book Nook.

This event is open to the public, call 860-945-5360 for more information

Thanks to the following sponsors for their support:

  • Bradshaw Chrysler Jeep
  • Litchfield Bancorp
  • Rotary Club of Watertown, CT

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

Book Sale

Celebrate the "Queen's" Birthday.
During the week of September 16th - 20th, 2014, the Book Nook will be honoring Queenie's 90th birthday with a fantastic sale event.
All harcovers (unless otherwise marked) will be on sale for only 90 cents.
Don't miss out!!!


Farmers Market

7th ANNUAL FARMERS’ MARKET at the Watertown Library Parking Lot (470 Main Street, Watertown) - 9am to 1pm Saturdays, July 12 through October 11, 2014.

Locally grown produce and grass fed beef, pork, & chicken will be available along with baked goods, flavored vinegars & infused olive oil, relishes, jams, eggs, honey, plants, handcrafted gifts & so much more. The market also features weekly themes as well as visiting artists and musicians.

Don't forget: the Book Nook is also open during market hours.



Puzzlemania

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, September 19, 2014