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Watertown Free Public Library

123 Main Street
Watertown, MA  02472-3458
 (617) 972-6431
: (617) 924-5471
: (617) 926-4189


Library is Open to the Public with Limited Hours or Other Restrictions

Emergency Contacts:
Phone: (617)972-6431
Web Updates
Best Email

Library Materials Options

  • In-Library Browsing
  • Curbside / Lobby Pickup
  • Home Delivery
  • Bookdrop Return

For Reference and Informational Question Options

  • In-Person / In-Library
  • Phone, Chat or Email

Library Programs Availability

  • Virtual Programs

Printing, Copying and Fax Services Available

  • Printing
  • Copying
  • Fax

Library Building Spaces Available

  • Bathrooms

Additional Information:

Additiional Saturday hours beginning March 20 (9-5). In library computer use by appointment starting March 22.


Always check library's website, Facebook page, or contact the library via phone or email for service limitations.


Library Catalog & Resources

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Literacy Center


  • Leone E. Cole  –  Director
  • Aimee Lambert –  Project Literacy Program Director
  • Caitlin Browne –  Assistant Director
  • Carey Conkey –  Supervisor of Teen Services
  • Emily Miranda –  Supervisor of Children's Services
  • Jill Martin Clements  –  Supervisor, Adult and Reference Services


  • Leanne Hammonds - Trustee Chair
  • Maja Young
  • Rose Mary Su
  • Sara Keary
  • Sheppard Ferguson
  • Theodore Kokoros

Last Modified: 07/23/2021

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