General information — To register for any of the programs, go online to or call the library at 920-262-4090.

Savoring the Classics presented by the Friends of the Watertown Public Library has been postponed until Saturday, April 18, 2020. If you have a ticket, please turn it in at the circulation desk for a refund.

Towne Cinema will be hosting a free showing of the movie “The Public” on Nov. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. The movie, starring Emilio Estevez, starts with an act of civil disobedience that turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the cold. The movie is rated PG-13. There will be $6 concessions combo available that includes an 85 oz. popcorn with one free refill and a bottomless 24 oz. soda. For each nonperishable food item a guest brings to donate to the Watertown Food Pantry, they will be entered to win a prize from a local business.

Adult events — Several events for adults are scheduled in the coming weeks in the library.

Hooks & Needles meets every Monday at 6 p.m. in meeting room 2. Knitters, crocheters and other yarn crafters can join a friendly atmosphere to work on a current project, participate in a group project or to learn a new skill. Crafters of all ages and skill levels can attend. Participants need to bring a crochet hook or a pair of knitting needles. Instructions and yarn will be provided.

Anyone experiencing a specific technology issue can sign up for 15 minute appointments with a librarian on Mondays from noon to 1 p.m. Call the reference desk at 920-262-4090, extension 2331 to register.

Job Search Assistance by Wisconsin Job Service will be Tuesday in the tech center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A representative will be available to help job seekers with everything from resume writing to the online application process. Job seekers can also take advantage of the library’s free Wi-Fi, computers and other resources. Call the reference desk at 920-262-4090, extension 2331 to make an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are preferred.

Author Jim Rice will be at the library to present Packers Century on Saturday. Join Rice as he presents his extensive Packer memorabilia collection that traces the team’s history from Lambeau to LeFleur with all the great games, players and moments included.

Climbing Your Family Tree will be on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. in meeting room 1. Four times each year local genealogy guru Charlotte Groth helps participants dive into the world of genealogy and help people discover their ancestry. Registration is required.

Teen events — Events for teens will be held in the coming week.

Teens are invited to caption this month’s picture in the young adult area or stop by to see what other teens have come up with.

The teen advisory board will meet on Thursday from 4 to 4:30 p.m. in meeting room 2. Join fellow teens as the board plan teen events for the library. Snacks will be served. Registration is required.

Thankful Thursday will be Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. on the second floor. Paint rocks and spread a little kindness for this year’s Thankful Thursday. All ages are welcome. No registration is necessary.

Children’s events — A number of weekly happenings are offered in the children’s room.

Agriculture Adventures with the FFA will be on Monday from 6 to 7 p.m. in meeting room 1. This monthly student-led program for children in kindergarten through fifth grade helps participants have agricultural-based fun. Monthly program themes are posted on the library’s kid page. No registration is necessary.

Little University Storytime for children ages 2 to 5 years of age, will meet Tuesday and Thursday from 10 to 10:30 a.m. in meeting room 1. This program’s focus is to incorporate stories, songs, rhymes, crafts, music and movement to promote pre-literacy skills, fine and gross motor skills, and to foster a love for reading at an early age. There are two Little University Storytimes each week.

Survivor Series Book Club will meet on Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in meeting room 1. The club will be reading and discussing a different Survivor Series book each month, along with a fun activity and a snack. Books are available for check-out at the children’s room desk.

Baby Bounce will be Thursday from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. in meeting room 1. Baby Bounce brings caregivers and babies together for 30 minutes of rhymes, songs, books and free play time. The program’s primary focus is the healthy development of infants aged 0 to 2 years, with an emphasis on language enrichment and pre-literacy skills. Siblings are welcome.

Thankful Thursday will be Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. on the second floor. Paint rocks and spread a little kindness for this year’s Thankful Thursday. All ages are welcome. No registration is necessary.

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