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This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Outdoors - FX
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
MOTHER GOOSE on the LOOSE at FAXON Ages 18 Months - 4 years, child with adult. This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Music, movement, visual literacy and language development in a fun class that teaches socia...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Infant" group.

Wonderful Ones (NWL)

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Outdoors - NWL
Age Group: Children, Infant
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
WONDERFUL ONES Ages 12-24 Months, child with adult. This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Energetic storytime to match the energy of beginning walkers! For 12-to 24 month-olds with books, songs, and rhymes w...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Faxon Poets (Virtual)

6:30pm - 9:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Writing Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Description:
The Faxon Poets Group was formed in 2002. The group typically meets on the third Saturday of every month at Faxon Library, but the group will be meeting through Zoom until further notice. The mission of the group is to provide a space for poets to...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Register below to receive a link to join on Zoom. Links will be sent out before each class begins. Classes will take place Mondays: 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1 and 11/8 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. The course provides broad understanding of the data a...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Outdoors - FX
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
MOTHER GOOSE on the LOOSE at FAXON Ages 18 Months - 4 years, child with adult. This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Music, movement, visual literacy and language development in a fun class that teaches socia...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Outdoors - NWL
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
PRESCHOOL STEAM STORYTIME Ages 3-5, child with adult. This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Come explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math through children's literature! Through fiction and non-...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween" group.

Pumpkin Painting (NWL)

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Tween
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Tween Tuesdays: PUMPKIN PAINTING* For students in grades 4-7 This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Tuesdays are for Tweens! Join us on the 3rd Tuesday of the month for Tween Tuesdays. It's pumpkin time ... le...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Mayor's Youth Council

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Staff
Description:
Mayor's Youth Council 2021-2022 Meeting. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Register below to receive a link to join on Zoom. Links will be sent out before each class begins. Classes will take place Tuesdays: 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, and 11/9 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. This course provides intensive experience with Tabl...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
THE ATLANTIC monthly magazine discussion has gone VIRTUAL. For information on how to participate via ZOOM please email the library at: atlantic@westhartfordlibrary.org. THE ATLANTIC discussion group meets on the 3rd TUESDAY most months a...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: Outdoors - BC
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
MOTHER GOOSE on the LOOSE at BISHOPS CORNER Ages 18 Months - 4 years, child with adult. This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Music, movement, visual literacy and language development in a fun class that teac...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 76
Description:
THIS PROGRAM IS A VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT. REGISTER BELOW BY LEAVING YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO RECEIVE LOGIN AND CALL-IN INSTRUCTIONS (SENT TO YOU ONE DAY BEFORE THE PROGRAM).  Join natural history author Todd McLeish as he discuss...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Advisory Board

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Staff
Description:
Teen Advisory Board 2021-2022 Meeting. Meets Virtually. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult, Tween, Teen
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
Grades 6-10: Join us for a brainstorming session to help plan our new library Anime Club (formerly called West Hartford Sci-Fi and Anime Club). Meet our volunteers, help pick a group name, and vote for which activities you would like to see us do at ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Register below to receive a link to join on Zoom. Links will be sent out before each class begins. Classes will take place Wednesdays: 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, and 11/10 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. There are many programming languages available, ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Storytime (BC)

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: Outdoors - BC
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
FAMILY STORYTIME at BISHOPS CORNER For families - register 1 family member This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. A storytime with stories and music for the whole family where children of all ages are welcome!...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Come Learn with Me (NWL)

10:30am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Outdoors - NWL
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
COME LEARN with ME Ages 2-3, child with adult. This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Based on 5 principles of Every Child Ready to Read - talking, singing, writing, reading and playing. Each week focuses on a diff...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Language ESOL
Description:
Building Connections a Book Club for Immigrants The Building Connections Book Club is for West Hartford advanced English learners who want to develop their English reading and communications skills in a diverse, inspiring and encouraging env...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Register below to receive a link to join on Zoom. Links links will be sent out before each class begins. Classes will take place Thursdays: 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. If notes are the way to read/write music, SQL i...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Outdoors - NWL
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
MOTHER GOOSE on the LOOSE Ages 18 Months - 4 years, child with adult. This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Music, movement, visual literacy and language development in a fun class that teaches social skills,...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
The New Yorker magazine discussion group first met on May 2, 2014 at the Noah Webster Library, and has been meeting weekly ever since. Currently, the group meets virtually every Friday at 11 a.m. on Zoom. Average attendance is approximately 25 people...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Outdoors - NWL
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
MOTHER GOOSE on the LOOSE Ages 18 Months - 4 years, child with adult. This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Music, movement, visual literacy and language development in a fun class that teaches social skills,...
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Description:
Grades 6-12: Mon. October 25, test your knowledge of spooky Halloween facts! Join us for Kahoot! style trivia in Zoom and win candy prizes. Questions? Email the Teen Department at kkarp@westhartfordCTgov. ...

Library Board Meeting

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Description:
Monthly Board Meeting.  All are welcome and advance registration is optional.  During the pandemic the meetings will be held virtually.  ...