Upcoming Events

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TIME for TWO'S (NWL)

July 17, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
TIME FOR TWO’S Ages 24-35 months, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Join us for stories, finger games, movement activities and playtime. Meets on Wednesdays, July 10, 17, 24 & 31 from ...

Storytimes for 3, 4 & 5's (BC)

July 17, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
STORYTIME for 3, 4 & 5’s Ages 3-5 years, child alone or with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Children have fun building early literacy skills through books, songs, and activities. Child may attend ...

TIME for TWO'S (NWL)

July 17, 2019
11:15am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
TIME FOR TWO’S Ages 24-35 months, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Join us for stories, finger games, movement activities and playtime. Meets on Wednesdays, July 10, 17, 24 & 31 from ...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

July 17, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Description:
Crafting for a Cause!  Stitchers of all levels are invited to drop in to our new Project Linus group on Wednesdays from 1pm - 2pm to knit/crochet/quilt in the company of others. We will be making handmade, washable blankets to be given to s...

Rick Riordan Escape Room Planning Meeting

July 17, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Description:
Teen volunteer planning meeting for the Rick Riordan escape room happening August 12-16. Interested 9-12th grade volunteers should register here.   Questions? Contact the teen department at teenvolunteers@westhartfordlibrary.org. ...

COME LEARN with ME (NWL)

July 18, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
COME LEARN with ME: Moving Beyond Storytime  Ages 2-3 years, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. A parent education program based on the 5 principles of Every Child Ready to Read ...

Family Storytime (BC)

July 18, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
FAMILY STORYTIME Child with adult, no registration required Join us for a drop-in storytime for the whole family. Children of all ages are welcome. This program features songs, rhymes, dancing and stories. Meets on Thursdays, June 27, July 11, ...

Stay & Play (BC)

July 18, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
STAY & PLAY Ages 18 months & up, child with adult, No registration required An informal play time for children of all ages. Have fun with building blocks, puzzles, and other age-appropriate toys. Families attending Family Stor...

MINI-MAKERS (NWL)

July 18, 2019
11:30am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
MINI-MAKERS Ages 3-5 years, adult optional! This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Perfect for preschoolers who enjoy listening to stories, exploring fun activities & making their own creations! Parents ar...

Tech Therapy - Canceled

July 18, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Learning Lab
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Class
Description:
Our Tech Therapist will do their best to answer your questions about downloadable audiobooks, ebooks, word processing, basic mobile device operation and some hands on help on a first come, first serve basis. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Description:
Rob McWilliams, Connecticut author and newspaper columnist, will talk about the walk across Scotland that inspired his first book, The Kiss of Sweet Scottish Rain (published by Connecticut-based Homebound Publications in 2018). The presentation, full...

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

July 19, 2019
7:30am - 9:00am
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
West Hartford Chamber Connections is a fun and energetic morning leaders' exchange group that is held the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month. Attendees are given the great networking opportunity to connect with others doing business in the greater West ...

Toddlertime (NWL)

July 19, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
TODDLERTIME No registration required! Join us for an informal weekly gathering of age appropriate toys, conversation and a brief program of finger games & music. A parent or caregiver must accompany each child. Meets on Fridays&nb...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

July 19, 2019
11:00am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
The New Yorker magazine discussion group meets at 11:00am on Fridays at the Noah Webster Library, 20 South Main St., in West Hartford Center. We gather in the Board Room on the uppermost level, the mezzanine. Each discussion is facilitated by a membe...

Babytime (NWL)

July 19, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Infant
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
BABYTIME No registration required! Join us for an informal weekly gathering of age appropriate toys, conversation and a brief program of finger games & music. A parent or caregiver must accompany each child. Meets on Fridays, ...

Faxon Poets at Noah Webster Library (NWL)

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Writing Group
Description:
*SATURDAY* The library-sponsored Faxon Poets meet in the Noah Webster Library Board Room (20 S. Main Street) on the third Saturday of the month from 10 AM to Noon. The poets share their current work, and discuss poetry generally. The public is in...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Local History Room
Age Group: Adult
Description:
The Local History Room, located at the Noah Webster Library, is normally open for research today between 10am and 12pm. If you are coming from a distance to do research, please call the Reference Desk at 860-561-6990 to confirm. In addition, many mat...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Description:
Practice English is a drop-in program for those who want to improve their English skills. For more information please call 860.561.8201. No registration required. ...

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Mother Goose on the Loose (BC)

July 22, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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. Mother goose on the Loose is an early-literacy program that combines music, movement, visual literacy & ...

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

July 22, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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. Mother goose on the Loose is an early-literacy program that combines music, movement, visual literacy & ...

Copy of Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

July 22, 2019
11:15am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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. Mother goose on the Loose is an early-literacy program that combines music, movement, visual literacy & ...

Bouncing Babies (BC)

July 22, 2019
11:30am - 12:15pm
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
BOUNCING BABIES Ages newborn to 18 Months, no registration required. This program features songs, rhymes, knee bounces and stories followed by group playtime! Meets on Mondays, July 1, 8, 15 & 22 from 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. IMPORTANT:...

TECH THERAPY (BISHOPS CORNER)

July 22, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Description:
Our Tech Therapist will do their best to answer your questions about downloadable audiobooks, ebooks, word processing, basic spreadsheets, and presentation software and give some hands on help on a first come, first serve basis. Every Mondays 1:30 -...

Library Board Meeting (optional)

July 22, 2019
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Monthly Board Meeting.  All are welcome and advance registration is optional.  ...

Family Storytime (FX)

July 22, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
FAMILY STORYTIME Families, no registration required Join us for a drop-in storytime for the whole family. Children of all ages are welcome. This program features songs, rhymes, dancing and stories. Meets on Mondays, July 8, 15, 22 & 29 from...

BISHOPS CORNER BOOK DISCUSSION - (BC)

July 23, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Adult Department
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
No registration necessary. Discussion books are available for checkout at the Bishops Corner branch. Participants enter the library via the Senior Center on the mornings of the discussion. For the full line-up library book discussions, click HERE....