What a summer it has been! Thank you to all who supported us during and after our move, those who participated in Summer Library Challenge and all of the local businesses and program presenters who helped make SLC a success!
You can continue showing the community love by shopping at the Garden Tales Farmers Market, sponsored by the Friends of the Watertown Public Library! The market runs every Thursday from August 5-October 21 from 3:00-6:00 pm. The location is the North 1st Street parking lot near the Fire Station. Make time every week to buy local at the market! Contact Erin M. O'Neill with questions at (920) 261-0601.
All Ages Programs
Reading with Rover Thursday, August 5 & 19, 6:30 pm Children's Area Reading with Rover is back! Join us not once, but twice a month to read with specially trained therapy dogs in the Children's area of the library! Furry friends will be here the first and third Thursday of every month from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Just drop in, find a good book, and snuggle up with a puppy to read. All ages welcome.
Summer Photo Contest August 9-22
Entries for the Summer Photo Contest have been submitted - now it's time to vote for the winner! Votes will be accepted August 9-22. One vote per person. To view the ballot and cast your vote visit: www.watertownpubliclibrary.org.
Kids and Teen Programs
Back to School Bingo August 2-29
Stop by the library or print at home weekly Back to School BINGO activity sheets. Complete 2 Bingos on your card by doing the reading, creating, or engaging activities listed, then stop by the library to spin the Prize Wheel! Prizes are school supplies to get you ready for the new school year! One card per week, per child/teen.
Bookies Wednesday, August 25, 6:00 pm Library Patio Bookies is back in person this summer! We will meet on the library patio to discuss At the Edge of the Haight by Katherine Seligman.
TalkReadPlay's Positive Parenting Program offers free seminars, discussion groups, workshops and one-on-one parenting support for parents and caregivers of children ages 0-12 in Dodge and Jefferson counties. The program is designed to help families spend more time learning and growing together, and less time dealing with stress and misbehavior. It offers practical advice, backed by science and the successes seen by thousands of families worldwide.