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Are Your Child’s “Educational” Toys Really Educating Them?

The holidays are over and many of our homes are now strewn with brand new toys, many of which move, sing, and talk.

Our Most Checked Out Books (& Finding the Best Books for You)

Recommending books is one of my favorite parts about being a librarian. Coincidently, it’s also one of the most difficult parts of my job.

My Ultimate Holiday Playlist

It’s the time of year when we’re bombarded by endless Holiday songs. Though I find some holiday songs grating, there are others I can’t wait to hear.

Hungry? Grab a knish and watch 'Deli Man'

I LOVE deli food—matzo ball soup, Reuben sandwiches, lox and bagels—I could go on and on. However, I don’t need to, since you can just watch Deli Man, a documentary by Erik Greenberg Anjou to learn all there is to know about delis and deli foods.

One Book, One Watertown 2016 Announcement!

Join us this winter, as we step back in time with The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry that Built America's First Subway.

A Gift for the Adventurer

Do you remember the best present you’ve ever received? For me, it was an experience rather than a material object.

The Reason for the Season

We have come to know that the celebration of 1621 was looked upon by the Pilgrims, or Separatists, as an occasion for a harvest feast which

Crossing Genres

The other day, I overheard someone telling their friend that there were James Patterson books in fiction and mystery and that it was confusing. She’s right; it is confusing, even to us.

Winter Concert Series Lineup Announced!

The wait is almost over for the WFPL’s fourth annual Winter Concert Series.

Spotlight on Local History

We’ve got a lot of history going on in the next couple of months!

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