Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.

Toddlertime (NWL)

November 20, 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 Wednesdays Octo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

CRAFTY MORNING (BC)

November 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Description:
CRAFTY MORNINGS Ages 2 and older; child with adult No registration, a drop-in program Creative art experience. Make it! Take it! Meets on Wednesdays, October 23, 30, November 6, 13 & 20 from 10:15 – 11:00 am. IMPORTANT: No p...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Mighty Builders (NWL)

November 20, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
MIGHTY BUILDERS Ages 3-5 years, child alone This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Enjoy stories about construction, inventing and engineering. Build with Legos, blocks, create a marble run and more! A great opport...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Infant" group.

Babytime (NWL)

November 20, 2019
11:30am - 12:15pm
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 Wednesdays, O...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Needlecrafters for a Cause

November 20, 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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Therapy (Faxon)

November 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
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. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Author Visit: Dr. Michael Fine (NWL)

November 20, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 69
Description:
Join author Michael Fine who will be reading from his debut novel, Abundance at the West Hartford Public Library on November 20th at 7pm. About Abundance: Two young Americans go to Liberia in 2003, looking to find something missing in themselves. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

November 21, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist 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. Mother goose on the Loose is an early-literacy program that combines music, movement, visual literacy & ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

PRESCHOOL LAB (FX)

November 21, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
PRESCHOOL LAB: Storytime for Young Scientists Ages 3-5 years, child alone This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Hands-on storytime includes simple experiments and sensory activities on such concepts as A Rainbow o...
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.

FAMILY STORYTIME (BC)

November 21, 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, October 24, Novemb...
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.

Music Together (NWL)

November 21, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Music Together of West Hartford and Farmington Valley visits the West Hartford Public Libraries! You are invited to experience this international research-based music and movement program for children from birth – Kindergarten and grown-ups who lo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

MINI-MAKERS (NWL)

November 21, 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: 5
Description:
MINI-MAKERS Ages 3-5 years, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Perfect for those who enjoy listening to stories, exploring fun activities and making their own creations. Meets on Thursdays...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Therapy (NWL)

November 21, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Gallery
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Writing Group
Description:
Writers participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) are invited to work on their novels in a supportive environment (with plenty of outlets and writing resources) and enter to win NaNoWriMo prizes!  Light snacks are ...

Pokemon Go Ferocious Cup Tournament

November 21, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Description:
Ages 13-Adult: All Pokémon Go trainers are welcome to participate in a ranked Silph League Arena Ferocious Cup Tournament at the Noah Webster Library on Thursday, November 21! Pre-registration is preferred. Register directly here. On-site registra...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

November 22, 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...

Computer Coach

November 22, 2019
1:00pm - 2:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Learning Lab
Program Type: Author Event
Description:
Computer Coaches can assist with basic computer skills, email, word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet searching. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED ...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

November 23, 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. ...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

November 23, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Local History Room
Description:
The Local History Room, located at the Noah Webster Library, is normally open for research today between 10am and 2pm. If you are coming from a distance to do research, please call the Reference Desk at 860-561-6990 to confirm. In addition, many mate...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Gallery
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Writing Group
Description:
Writers participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) are invited to work on their novels in a supportive environment (with plenty of outlets and writing resources) and enter to win NaNoWriMo prizes!  Light snacks are ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

ART FUN with Laura Marks (NWL)

November 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
ART FUN with Laura Marks Children ages 3-6 with their parents are invited to the Noah Webster Library Story Room on Saturday mornings to enjoy art activities focusing on senses and patterns with instructor Laura Marks. Register (for one ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Snow Sisters (NWL)

November 23, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
Snow Sisters Fan of Frozen? Drop-in for a Snowtastic afternoon of stories, singing, and games with the Snow Sisters! Meet-and-greet follows performance. Takes places in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, no registration needed. Prese...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

November 25, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
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 & ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Art Cart (NWL)

November 25, 2019
11:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Description:
ART CART No registration required! Join us on Wednesdays in the Children's Room for creative art experiences for children and their caregivers. Make it! Take it! Meets on Mondays October 21, November 4, 18 & 25. IMPORTANT: ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Library Board Meeting

November 25, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
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.  ...
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.

FAMILY STORYTIME (FX)

November 25, 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, September 9, 16, 23, October...
This event is in the "Family" group.

The Nutcracker: CT Concert Ballet Selections (NWL)

November 25, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
The Nutcracker: Selections with the CT Concert Ballet The CT Concert Ballet performs selections from The Nutcracker with dancers in full costume at the West Hartford Libraries. All shows start at 6:30 PM. Tickets required for Noah Webster &...