​And the Oscar goes to …

Do we know how to pick ‘em or what? Next Monday March 2nd at 6:30 PM we will be screening Birdman (the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), Academy Award winner for Achievement in Directing, Original Screenplay, Cinematography and Best Motion Picture!

A Grisly Pattern

Have you ever noticed a pattern in the books you’re reading? As if the authors got together and decided that “X” would be a good idea to write about?

California Dreamin'

It was my pleasure to travel to Pasadena, California, recently to visit family during the time of the big snow here.

So Alone

Have you ever finished listening to a story and felt a void?

Tax Forms 2014: What’s the Deal?

First – the good news: the Watertown Free Public Library has received the 2014 Mass.


Boston Girl

That is the word I would use to describe Boston Girl by Anita Diamant.

A Birds-eye View of Culture via a Novel and a Memoir

China Dolls

Reading fiction and non-fiction by authors who have knowledge or experience of another time or culture can be rewarding.

One Book, One Watertown: It's Time to Read!

As we approach the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the staff of the Watertown Free Public Library invites the entire community to join us in reading Chris Bohjalian’s novel, The Sandcastle Girls.

New Fiction Authors to Check Out!

If you are a reader that likes to stick with specific authors, ones that you have read before and know you can count on, it might be time to incorporate a few new authors in your reading rotation.

Why Word?! Why?!!

Microsoft Word is a very useful tool, but it also has a lot of quirks that drives us nuts.  Here are a few of my favorite tricks to get around Word’s many annoyances: