Learn How To Download Audio & E-Books - 7/24 (Tues)

    Sign up for a half hour one-on-one appointment to learn how to download free digital magazines, audio and e-books from the Waterbury Public Library!

    We'll show you how to download & use the library specific apps for your laptop, tablet, smartphone, or mp3 player.

    Bring your smartphone or tablet to your appointment with you. If you want to put audio books on your mp3 player, bring the player and a laptop.

    Or, if you use a regular desktop computer (not a laptop), we can also walk you through the steps of how to view digital magazines or e-books on your computer.

    If you are using a Mac or iPhone or iPad, please make sure you know your Apple ID and password as you'll need it to download the apps.

    Call 244-7036 or email to sign up for an appointment. 

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    Healthy Ladies' Night - 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 (Wed)

    When: August 15, 22, and 29 from 7-8 pm

    Kate Greenleaf, Massage Therapist, Yoga Instructor and Health Coach and Becky Widschwenter, Movement Instructor and Health Coach join forces in presenting their 3-part series for a healthy-body-system-reboot!

    Wed., August 15th: How to kick the sugar habit and get your health back on track.

    Wed., August 22nd: Balance your hormones naturally by exploring healthy foods, teas/elixirs, essential oils and mindful eating.

    Wed. August 29th: Mindful moves - brief yoga, breath/body mind movement techniques and strength demos that will support you at any stage of your life. (Limited to 12 participants)

    Sign up for one, or sign up for all! Call the library at 244-7036 to reserve your space.

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    Summer Qi Gong - 7/18, 7/25, 8/1 (Wed)

    Summer Qi Gong (held in the SAL room inside)

    Wednesdays June 13th – August 1st,  11-11:45 (no class July 4th)

    Qi Gong is designed to promote well-being, energy, strength and balance through gentle movements and breath.

    Kenneth Russell leads a summer 7 week Qi Gong session.

    All levels welcome.  Sign up for each class.  Limited to 12 participants.

    Walk-ins welcome if there is room.

    Call 244-7036 to register.


    Summer Tai Chi in the Garden

    This program has finished. Thanks for participating!


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    One-on-One Technology Help Sessions

    WHEN: By appointment - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

    Need help using your new tablet or laptop? Want to get started online but don’t know how? Waterbury Public Library is offering computer and other personal electronic device assistance in the form of free 30 minute one-on-one help sessions.
    Help topics we cover include:

    • Computer basics (Windows 7, 8, 10, Macs & Ipads)
    • Downloading library eBooks, audiobooks and magazines to your eReader, tablet or other device
    • Using an iPad, Kindle, Android device or smartphone
    • Setting-up an email, Facebook, Skype or other account
    • Organizing files, photos and music
    • Microsoft Office Basics (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • USB Flash Drives to save personal files
    • Google Drive, Cloud Computing
    • Addressing other specific questions

    Schedule a Help Session
    Currently we are scheduling 30-60 minute appointments with our Technology Librarian by appointment, Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. To schedule an appointment, call 802-244-7036. Please let us know when you call what topic you would like help with.

    When scheduling a one-on-one technology help appointment, please remember:

    • Staff members are unable to troubleshoot or repair devices. The library is not liable for any damage to customer equipment that may occur during a help session.
    • Bring any device you need help with (including necessary power cords), or let the instructor know that you wish to use a library computer for instruction (Library computers run on the Windows 10 operating system).
    • Staff may not be able to provide assistance for all device types, programs, and problems. Appointments are available based on library staff availability; customers can only book sessions one at a time.
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    Book Group

    Food For Thought Book Group

    Regular meetings are usually held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm in the Library, and reading selections alternate between fiction and nonfiction. New members are always welcome.

    The Book Group is currently on vacation for the summer. 


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    Genealogy Quest Group

    Are you interested in learning how to go about finding your family history?

    Join the Genealogy Quest Group, which meets here in the Library on the last Tuesday of each month (except during summer months). Meetings are free and open to the public. Meetings begin at 7:00pm and are located in the SAL room.

    Upcoming Meetings:

    (Meetings begin at 7:00pm)


    The Genealogy Group is currently on summer vacation. Monthly meetings resume in September. 

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