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This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Read-Alikes

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Description:
Grades 6-12: Text the library to get live summer reading book recommendations from the Teen Librarian & teen volunteers! We will recommend great books based on things you've already read. Looking for your next summer read? Look no ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Cookbook Club (NWL)

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Do you enjoy trying new recipes? Do you like tasting new things and discussing them with others? Then come to one of our Cookbook Club events! What do you need to do? Check out a copy of the cookbook of the month (see list below) at our circulatio...
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Program Type: Technology Class
Description:
Grades 6-12: Join us every Tuesday on YouTube as Teen Advisory Board member Evan P. teaches an 8-part coding course for teens. Check out all 8 episodes to complete your own tech project.   July 7: How to install and IDE, what is an ID...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Origami Fun (VIRTUAL)

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Origami Fun Zoom Crafts Tuesday 3:00-3:45pm Learn how to make an Origami Pikachu, ninja star, and more! Email required to sign-up. Supplies: paper, scissors, crayons or markers, ruler ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
THIS IS A VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT.  REGISTER BELOW BY LEAVING YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO RECEIVE LOGIN AND CALL-IN INSTRUCTIONS (SENT 1-2 DAYS BEFORE THE PROGRAM).  Co-sponsored with the West Hartford Senior Center and the West...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Minecraft Meetups

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teen
Description:
Grades 6-12: Join us in the West Hartford Libraries Minecraft server to play with other local teens. We will have occasional scavenger hunts, building competitions, and other special events. If you are a high school student interested in becoming ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
Grades 6-12: The teen room may be closed, but that doesn't mean that our games are off-limits! Play party games with us online, including book trivia, Scattergories, Pictionary, and Outburst. Come to one, two, or all sessions (register for each ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
THIS WEEKLY DISCUSSION SERIES HAS GONE VIRTUAL - TO RECEIVE LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS to ZOOM in on FRIDAYS at 11am, PLEASE EMAIL: newyorker@westhartfordlibrary.org   The New Yorker magazine discussion group first met on May 2...

Closed

All Day
Branches:
Noah Webster Library, Bishops Corner Branch, Faxon Branch
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Book Ranting Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
Grades 6-12: Join this "unstructured" book group where teens share their favorite books they have read or are reading. At the end of each meeting, attendees will vote for the most interesting read mentioned, and that book will be ...
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Grades 6-12: Log in to meet some of the 2021 Teen Nutmeg Nominees and talk about their books and writing process. *****Please read the book and submit at least 1 comment or question for the author to kkarp@westhartfordCT.gov befor...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
  THIS SUMMER, THE SHAKESPEARE BOOK CLUB HAS GONE VIRTUAL! FOR INFORMATION ON ACCESSING MEETINGS via ZOOM, EMAIL: bard@westhartfordlibrary.org Virtual programs by Capital Classics Theatre Company https://www.capitalclassics...
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Program Type: Technology Class
Description:
Grades 6-12: Join us every Tuesday on YouTube as Teen Advisory Board member Evan P. teaches an 8-part coding course for teens. Check out all 8 episodes to complete your own tech project.   July 7: How to install and IDE, what is an ID...
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Join us for our virtual book discussion led by library staff! Books for discussion by this group will be chosen, at least in part, based on their availability in West Hartford's online collections. Please register below with your email. The week p...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Toilet Paper Roll Fun Zoom Crafts Tuesday 3:00-3:45pm Make crafts and learn fun uses for your leftover toilet paper and paper towel rolls. Email required to sign-up. Supplies: Toilet Paper Rolls, Paper Towel Rolls, glue, scissors, ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
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 mon...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 82
Description:
THIS IS A VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT.  REGISTER BELOW BY LEAVING YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO RECEIVE LOGIN AND CALL-IN INSTRUCTIONS (SENT 1-2 DAYS BEFORE THE PROGRAM).  Co-sponsored with the West Hartford Senior Center and the West...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Minecraft Meetups

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teen
Description:
Grades 6-12: Join us in the West Hartford Libraries Minecraft server to play with other local teens. We will have occasional scavenger hunts, building competitions, and other special events. If you are a high school student interested in becoming ...
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Grades 6-12: Log in to meet some of the 2021 Teen Nutmeg Nominees and talk about their books and writing process. *****Please read the book and submit at least 1 comment or question for the author to kkarp@westhartfordCT.gov befor...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 92
Description:
THIS IS A VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT.  REGISTER BELOW BY LEAVING YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO RECEIVE LOGIN AND CALL-IN INSTRUCTIONS (SENT 1-2 DAYS BEFORE THE PROGRAM).  Co-sponsored with the West Hartford Senior Center and the West...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Grades 6-12: The teen room may be closed, but that doesn't mean that our games are off-limits! Play party games with us online, including book trivia, Scattergories, Pictionary, and Outburst. Come to one, two, or all sessions (register for each ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
THIS WEEKLY DISCUSSION SERIES HAS GONE VIRTUAL - TO RECEIVE LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS to ZOOM in on FRIDAYS at 11am, PLEASE EMAIL: newyorker@westhartfordlibrary.org   The New Yorker magazine discussion group first met on May 2...

Closed

All Day
Branches:
Noah Webster Library, Bishops Corner Branch, Faxon Branch
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Program Type: Technology Class
Description:
Grades 6-12: Join us every Tuesday on YouTube as Teen Advisory Board member Evan P. teaches an 8-part coding course for teens. Check out all 8 episodes to complete your own tech project.   July 7: How to install and IDE, what is an ID...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Wandmaking 101 (VIRTUAL)

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Wandmaking 101 Zoom Crafts Tuesday 3:00-3:45pm Are you a witch or a wizard looking for a wand?  Learn how to make your own wand. Email required to sign-up. Supplies: chopsticks, hot glue gun, paint, string, beads ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 77
Description:
Join us for a reading and conversation with Chelsea Bieker. Her debut novel, Godshot, tells the story of a teenage girl’s feminist awakening and her search for her missing mother. For fans of Janet Fitch’s White Oleander and ...