Our Annual Book Sale is coming up, September 6-10. We'll have a special members-only preview sale on Wednesday, September 6 from 4-7:30 p.m. Not a Friend yet? That's easy. We'll have membership forms available at the sale, or you can download one here. 2017 Used Book Sale Hours Wednesday, September 6th: 4:00-7:30pm Members Only Pre-Sale! … Continue reading Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale
Friends of the Watertown Public Library will host an antique appraisal fundraiser event on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Watertown Public Library in Watertown. Guest appraiser Mark Moran, a former senior editor of antiques and collectibles books for Krause Publications in Iola, WI, will examine and discuss each item for registered … Continue reading Antique Appraisal Fundraiser on April 11
Editor, Watertown Daily Times: Vote yes for our library. Did that get your attention? I hope so. On Nov. 8 there is an advisory referendum that asks your opinion on the Watertown Public Library. Is it important to you? I hope you think so. Well over 550 people visit our library every day. Our library … Continue reading Vote YES for our Library
Though libraries have existed for millennia, the concept of public libraries, accessible to anyone, regardless of age, income or background, is a more modern invention. From books and movies, special events, classes and more, libraries are a vital part of any community. No longer simply a place to check out books, libraries are a hub … Continue reading Why Libraries Matter
The Friends of the Watertown Public Library will hold their Annual Author Event on Thursday, September 29th. This year our featured Wisconsin Author is Lucy Sanna who has recently written the bestselling novel “The Cherry Harvest.” Taking place in the beautiful Door County, the novel is described as being “A memorable coming-of-age story and love … Continue reading Join us September 29 for a special author event
The Friends of the Library Book Sale will be held from Wednesday, September 14 to Sunday, September 18! Wednesday, September 14th: 4:00-7:30 p.m. Members Only Pre-Sale! Friends of the Library membership starts at $10. Click here for a membership form. Thursday, September 15: 9:00 a.m.- 7:30 p.m. Also, Friends Bake Sale starting at 9:30 a.m. Friday, September 16: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 … Continue reading Friends of the Library Book Sale!
Friends of the Library is excited to announce that author Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff will visit Watertown on Tuesday night, May 17th to share insights and stories from her book The Missing Kennedy: Rosemary Kennedy and the Secret Bonds of Four Women. In this insightful and poignant memoir, based in part on Sister Paulus' private notes and augmented by over one-hundred … Continue reading Special Author Event on May 17