Waltham Public Library Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Get to know more about the resources Waltham Public Library provides to keep you in the know and entertained while social distancing with our Virtual Scavenger Hunt!  Read the questions below and submit your answers on our form.  You can edit the form after submitting which allows you to do the hunt a little at a time. We’ll be closing the form on July 6, then reviewing responses. By submitting your completed scavenger hunt, you’ll get a chance to win a GIFT CARD to a local business! If you have questions, please write to Have fun! (Hint — all of the answers can be found by visiting

  • Where do you learn how to talk like a pirate?
  • Where can you listen to Fiona Apple’s new album Fetch the Bolt Cutters? What is the name of the first song listed?
  • Where can you watch Weston Woods videos? What’s the name of the video/picture book that you watched?
  • What were the titles that we read through the Virtual Book Club meetings in April?
  • Find the tool you’d use to find the highest rated mattress available for purchase. Tell us the resource.
  • How many trustees are there and where can you find meeting minutes (copy and paste the link!)?
  • Find a recipe for shepherd’s pie using one of our databases. Tell us the name of that database.
  • Follow our account on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, and/or Facebook. Tell us which account you followed.
  • Find the resource that would allow you to find a Boston Globe article about Pedro Martinez coming to play for the Boston Red Sox. Read the article. Tell us the title and author of the article.
  • How do you access a digital copy of The Mirror/Waltham High School Yearbook from 1955? Who was that year’s edition dedicated to?
  • According to Novelist Plus, what are some titles that are “readalikes” for Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead? Why are they considered readalikes?

Submit your answers to
Good luck!

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