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This event is in the "Children" group.
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Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre, Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Movement Class presented by Ballet Hartford For children ages 3-5 Join dancers from Ballet Hartford for a fun, guided movement class. Newcomers to dance welcome. Tutus and dance outfits not required but are encouraged! Ballet Hartford is Har...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Infant" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Outdoors - NWL
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
SUNNY STORIES Family Join us on the front lawn of the Noah Webster Library for a storytime with music and stories for all ages. Please bring a blanket or towel to sit on. No registration required. (Outdoor program is weather permitting - when i...
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Grades 6-12: Calling all crafty tweens and teens! Join us on Tuesday, August 16th at 6:30pm for an exciting Paint Party, hosted by the local kid-friendly paint party planning group, Pam's Picassos! All art and crafting supplies will be p...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
The Atlantic Discussion Group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm both virtually on Zoom and in-person. For information on the group and instructions on how to join, please email atlantic@westhartfordlibrary.org. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Senior Center Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
UKULELE FUN for the Family with Julie Stepanek All ages This program requires registration Would you like to try an instrument that is fun and easy to paly? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing. Learn to tune,...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
UKULELE FUN for the Family with Julie Stepanek All ages This program requires registration Would you like to try an instrument that is fun and easy to paly? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing. Learn to tune,...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Teen Room
Age Group: Teen
Description:
The continuing campaign in the Out of the Abyss D&D 5e setting. 7th to 12th grade teens only. We can accommodate walk-ins, however as the campaign is ongoing, some preparation is recommended. Interested in joining? Or perhaps volunteering with D&...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Blue Back Square
Age Group: Adult, Children, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
Yo-Yo People - fun family event at Blue Back Square John & Rebecca Higby, who have performed their high energy show featuring Yo-Yos, Hula Hoops, and  a Unicycle in over 26 countries & hold 4 Guinness World Records, are visiting West ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 78
Description:
Are you looking to purchase your first home? How do you find the right people to help you? Where do you start? This workshop will guide you through the process as a first-time homebuyer in Connecticut. Hosted by Attorney Shari Ann Madho (licensed ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Infant" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Lawn Games (BC)

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: Outdoors - BC
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Tween, Teen, Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Description:
FAMILY LAWN GAMES Drop in anytime during the hour to unwind outdoors with a game of corn hole, ring toss, ladder toss snakes & Ladders, and so much more! We encourage families to play together or challenge other families. Please note: This ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Practice English (FX)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Language ESOL
Description:
If you are a speaker of a language other than English and you would like to learn to practice English, please contact Pramod Pradhan, Community Engagement Librarian, at the Faxon Branch Library at (860) 561-8202. Classes are scheduled at Faxon every ...
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 p...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Tween, Teen, Family
Program Type: Film
Description:
Friday Afternoon Flicks ~ Troop Beverly Hills, 1989 • PG • 1h 45m Join us Friday afternoons to screen a different family friendly movie. All movies are G or PG. Movies start promptly at 2:00 PM. Parents are expected to remain with children. No ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Faxon Poets (Virtual)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Writing Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Description:
The Faxon Poets Group was formed in 2002. The group typically meets on the third Saturday of every month at Noah Webster Library and will be a hybrid meeting (both through Zoom and in person). The mission of the group is to provide a space for poe...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

It's All Fun and Games

10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Teen Room
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Grades 6-12: Are you a fan of tabletop games? Join our teen room assistant Jaime and other game enthusiasts as we vote on and play one of the games from West Hartford Libraries new circulating games collection! Bring your library card if you would li...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Infant" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Outdoors - NWL
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
SUNNY STORIES Family Join us on the front lawn of the Noah Webster Library for a storytime with music and stories for all ages. Please bring a blanket or towel to sit on. No registration required. (Outdoor program is weather permitting - when i...
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: 486
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).  Priscilla Joyner was born into the world of slavery in...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Teen Room
Age Group: Teen
Description:
The continuing campaign in the Out of the Abyss D&D 5e setting. 7th to 12th grade teens only. We can accommodate walk-ins, however as the campaign is ongoing, some preparation is recommended. Interested in joining? Or perhaps volunteering with D&...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween" group.

Fun-tastic Forces (FX)

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tween
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Fun-tastic Forces Open to students in grades 3-6 Join the Mad Scientist Of Western New England for this high energy event, where children see Newton’s three laws of motion in action. Thrill as we defy logic with the Mad Science “Bed of Nai...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Practice English (FX)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Language ESOL
Description:
If you are a speaker of a language other than English and you would like to learn to practice English, please contact Pramod Pradhan, Community Engagement Librarian, at the Faxon Branch Library at (860) 561-8202. Classes are scheduled at Faxon every ...
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 p...
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: 499
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). In 2014, a tribal alliance from Yemen's northern regions sei...