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watertown free public library photoThe Watertown Free Public Library Children’s Department offers a welcoming space for children from birth to fifth grade. Whether your child has just started to crawl or is working on their first research assignment, you are sure to find something here for you.

Check out our events calendar to see what's happening today.

Our extensive monthly programming schedule includes but is not limited to:
  • Baby lapsits
  • Story times
  • Music performances
  • Book groups and celebrations
  • Crafting
  • Gaming
  • Tween programs
  • Movie nights on the big screen
  • Baby & Me movie screenings for mothers and caregivers
  • Summer Reading
  • Vacation week activities

Our space includes:
  • 10 public computers with printing capabilities
  • Wireless Internet
  • Reading/study tables
  • Craft room for children’s programming and quiet study space
  • Play area

    Don't forget that Discount Museum Passes are available to Watertown residents. Reserve online or call the Library for more details.

    Our staff strives to provide public space and free services for all children of Watertown and the surrounding towns.

    Find out more at:

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    123 Main St., Watertown, MA, 02472 map
    Phone: 617-972-6431

    From the West: Take Rt. 20 east. Pass Rt. 128. The library is about 5 miles from Rt. 128 on the left. Or, take Mass Pike east to Newton Corner. Exit onto Galen St. to Watertown Sq. Take left onto Rt. 20. Library on right.

    From East: Take Rt. 16 west to Watertown Sq. Take right onto Rt. 20. Or, take Rt. 60 west, left onto Rt. 20. Follow Rt. 20 for about 5 miles. Library will be on left.

    Public Transit: The library is accessible via MBTA Bus routes Express 502, Express 504, 52, 57, 59, 70, 70A, and 71. Busses arriving in Watertown Yard are less than a five minute walk from the library.

    There is a municipal parking lot directly behind the library and metered spaces on Main St.


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