More than a book

The Watertown Public Library cut the ribbon on Monday for its new addition. Although it will be months before the move is complete, many of the new areas in the $10 million project are already open and being used. TOP: Francisco Luna Rodriguez, 2, plays with blocks in the TalkReadPlay area of the new Watertown Public Library. LOWER LEFT: Derek Tannis, 7, doesn’t waste any time finding a book to check out Monday. Rodriguez’s mother, Mariela Rodriguez, is a Watertown Library Board member. LOWER RIGHT: Taking part in the ribbon cutting during the soft opening of the Watertown Public Library were, from left, library director Peg Checkai, Eleanor Lampe, 11, Watertown Mayor Emily McFarland, Daniele Luna Rodriguez, 10, and Greater Watertown Community Health Foundation President and CEO Tina Crave. Library hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m,; Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ; and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.

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