Senator Patty Ritchie is a Friend to Libraries, again!

Senator Patty Ritchie secured $2000 for Flower Memorial Library! As she said in the letter, "Libraries play a very important role in our communities and I thank you for the work you do to improve access to books, technology, culture and opportunities for learning in our region."

Just a few months ago, she secured a grant for $100,000 for the new HVAC system at Flower Library in Watertown.

See our Thank You video to Senator Ritchie for the HVAC grant!

Thank you Senator Ritchie!


Tween Survey

We're making some changes and we need your help! Are you a tween (ages 10-13) or caregiver of a tween? Let us know what you'd like to see the library provide for you!

Take the survey online here, or fill one out in the library.

Increase in Fines for Overdue Books

Some of the fines for Overdue Books will increase on Tuesday, July 5th, 2016. The new fines are below.


Material:                                                       Fines/Day                   Max Fine/Item

2016 Battle of the Books Winners

Our library is proud to announce that the winners of our local Battle of the Books 2016 competition are the Nerds! This was a bittersweet victory as this was the last year that the returning champs were eligible to compete.

I'd also like to thank all of our participants and their families--I was blown away not only by how well you knew the books, but with how well you treated one another by being great sports. I walked away this year excited about leading you and already looking forward to the next year. My teams are rock stars!

Changes to WiFi Access

Please note, there will be changes to our WiFi access beginning May 2nd. Please call the main desk with any questions (315)785-7705

Want to Donate to the Library or the Friends?


There are forms at the circulation desk that make it quick and easy to donate. Simply ask for one of the forms, check a box or two, then mail or return the envelope to the library with your tax deductible donation.


During our Mother Goose on the Move Story Time this morning, we broke out the brand new bubble machine as a special treat for our young guests! And you guessed it--it was an instant hit! Be watching, it will make many more appearances during Story Times.

Kids: Library Lego Club

Children's Room visitors ages 6 to 11 spent an hour today building with Legos! Guest programmer Jack Falge led children for the hour and encouraged them to build with their imagination. This was the awesome result!


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