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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

Halloween in Connecticut

Halloween is Friday, October 31, 2014. Check out this list of Halloween happenings in Connecticut:

Happy Trick or Treating!!!


Spring Forward / Fall Back

Daylight Saving Time Ends on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2am.
Don't forget to turn your clocks back one hour!

An History of Daylight Saving Time

Enjoy the extra hour of sleep !!!


Holiday Closings

The Watertown Library Association will be closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 for Veterans Day


Holiday Closings

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

Have a safe and happy holiday !!!


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

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: Wednesday, October 29, 2014