"A Complete Education...For No Money"

Last week, Aimee wrote about a bunch of the ways that libraries serve the community – some of which may not be visible to everyone.

Here to Stay.

If you are reading this you’re probably not one of the people who regularly ask when libraries will become obsolete. Most of these same people have the “insight” that Google is the answer...

Looking at the Charles River

The Charles River contributed to Watertown being the first inland settlement in 1631.

The Speculative Fiction Feedback Loop

Speculative Fiction, including fantasy, science fiction and their many sub-genres, is becoming much more main stream.

Top 9 Mystery Books Featuring...Librarians!

What could be better for a librarian who loves mysteries to read but books about librarians solving mysteries?

Adult Summer Readers Choose the WFPL Book of the Year!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Adult Summer Reading this year! We were overwhelmed by your level of interest and participation!

Location, Location...

Rugged terrain with tropical weather are described in a book in which I am currently engrossed— 'Three Weeks in December' by Audrey Schulman.

Summer Reads: The Buried Giant

With the help of our summer reads you’ve traveled through time and space; from modern day England, to WWI, to 1950s America. Our final book, The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro, takes us the farthest afield to an English village steeped in legend, sometime after the fall of King Arthur.

Summer Reads: Go Set a Watchman

I chose to approach Go Set a Watchman with an open mind while taking the following into consideration: this was Harper Lee’s debut novel; it was initially rejected, that original unedited draft is what has been published.

Summer Reads: In the Unlikely Event

What comes across most strongly is that “life will go on”, no matter what happens, and that when communities come together, they can make a huge difference.