|Hours of Operation|
||Closed on Holidays
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|Play the Harmonica; Learn about Press Reader; Join a Virtual Pajama Party!|
Posted on: 1:20 pm Tue Mar 2nd, 2021
PressReader, will allow Waterbury Public Library patrons access to over 7,000 popular magazines and newspapers from over 120 countries on your mobile device or computer.
|Learn the ukulele, practice Qi Gong, join a tech class.|
Posted on: 3:54 pm Wed Jan 27th, 2021
What to do during
the winter while
enduring a pandemic?
|Reminder: A New Path for 2021!|
Posted on: 1:07 pm Mon Jan 4th, 2021
Inspiration, information, and practical tools to set you on your path to
bring greater peace and happiness into every area of your life in 2021!
|Vermont PBS & Vermont Agency Of Education|
Posted on: 3:03 pm Wed Dec 2nd, 2020
Vermont PBS has partnered with the Vermont Agency of Education to provide for continuity of learning for Vermont students and school communities during the COVID-19 outbreak, allowing Vermont teachers and students access to free educational resources via television broadcast throughout the duration of school closures.
|We are here for you!|
Posted on: 11:58 am Wed Sep 16th, 2020
We are open and operating at 25% capacity, allowing for brief, purposeful visits on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
A public library has been part of the educational, cultural, and social life of Waterbury for more than a century. Its beginnings can be traced to the arrival in town of George and Edward A. Colby in 1856. The Colby family set up a lyceum for weekly discussions of issues of the day. The lyceum fanned an interest in reading and led to the creation of an association and the purchase of about 500 books. The Waterbury Public Library Association, established in 1888, eventually took over this collection.
Today the Library is located at 28 North Main Street in Waterbury Village (phone: 244-7036,) in the historic former home of Civil War surgeon Dr. Henry Janes. Here you'll find information, entertainment, friendly staff, and free programs for all ages. The first floor of the house is bursting with books, audio books, magazines, video tapes and DVD's. Computers with Internet access and wi-fi connectivity are available free to residents and travelers alike. Home delivery is available for Waterbury residents who are unable to visit the Library.
The Library shares its building with the Waterbury Historical Society Museum. The Museum on the second floor may be visited during regular Library hours; however, it is not wheelchair accessible.
The Library offers programs for people of all ages. Story times introduce babies, toddlers, and preschoolers to the pleasures of reading, while older children enjoy after school and summer activities. Adults participate in book discussions, attend talks and cultural events, and learn new skills through a variety of workshops and presentations.
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