Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

December 3, 2019
1:30pm - 3:15pm
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Description:
Computer Coaches can assist with basic computer skills, email, word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet searching. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. For registration you can call any West Hartford Public Library locations: Faxon Library - 860-561-82...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

December 3, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Description:
The Local History Room, located at the Noah Webster Library, is normally open for research on Tuesday evenings from 6PM-8:45 PM. If you are coming from a distance to do research, please call the Reference Desk at 860-561-6990 to confirm. In addition,...
This event is in the "Family" group.

The Nutcracker: CT Concert Ballet Selections (BC)

December 3, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Senior Center Large 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 &...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Being Mindful While Parenting (NWL)

December 3, 2019
6:45pm - 7:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
BEING MINDFUL WHILE PARENTING Make parenting a more mindful experience! Registration is not required but requested. TUESDAYS December 3 & 17, 2019, January 7 & 21, February 4 & 18, March 3 & 17 Parenting is more enjoyable when ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Night Owls Book Discussion (NWL)

December 3, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
Description Join us once a month on Tuesday evening (1st Tuesday) as we discuss stories about books and stories and those who love them. No registration necessary. Read the entire book, then show up by 7:00 pm at the Noah Webster Library, 20 So...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Needlecrafters for a Cause

December 4, 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)

December 4, 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 "Children" group.

STEM Storytime (NWL)

December 4, 2019
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime, Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
STEM Storytime A storytime for children ages 6-8 where science meets literacy! Registration REQUIRED: online or by phone 860-561-6980. Parking information: http://bit.ly/ParkingValidation. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Author Visit: Susan Strecker (NWL)

December 4, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Description:
Piper Pierson is on her way to becoming a NASCAR superstar driving for her family’s team, Pierson Racing. But a terrible wreck nearly takes her father’s life, so Piper trades her dreams of racing for a journalism degree. Drive is the story of hard tr...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Writing Group
Description:
RESCHEDULED to Wed. Dec. 4 (from Nov. 27) due to Thanksgiving - Connecticut Screenwriters, a library-sponsored group, was established in April 2004. The group meets on the last Wednesday of every month (except Dec.) at 7 PM. Meetings are typical...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Therapy (NWL)

December 5, 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.

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

December 6, 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 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 Hartford...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

December 6, 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...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Magic and Minecraft - NWL

December 6, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Learning Lab
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Grades 6-12: Friday afternoons come and play in the West Hartford Libraries' Minecraft server with other enthusiasts. We will open up the learning lab, which has ten computers for gaming. Sign up online to reserve your spot. Or, if you play Magic:...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

December 7, 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. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

ART FUN with Laura Marks (NWL)

December 7, 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: 20
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 "Preschool" group.

Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday (NWL)

December 10, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
The Very Hungry Caterpillar's 50th BIRTHDAY PARTY! Come party with us! Story, crafts, activities, and birthday cupcakes for preschool children. Meets in the Noah Webster Meeting Room. Registration REQUIRED: online or by phone 860.561....
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Early Birds Book Discussion (NWL)

December 10, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Description:
  Join us on the third Tuesday afternoon of every month for the Early Birds Book Discussion. New members are always welcome in this lively staff-led conversation about great books and what makes them so! Early Birds 2019-2020 Theme: Works ...

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

December 10, 2019
1:30pm - 3:15pm
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Description:
Computer Coaches can assist with basic computer skills, email, word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet searching. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. For registration you can call any West Hartford Public Library locations: Faxon Library - 860-561-82...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Polar Express (BC)

December 10, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Film
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Watch the Polar Express movie at the library in your pajamas! We’ll have hot cocoa and treats. You can even write a letter to Santa! Registration is required below.  ...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

December 10, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Description:
The Local History Room, located at the Noah Webster Library, is normally open for research on Tuesday evenings from 6PM-8:45 PM. If you are coming from a distance to do research, please call the Reference Desk at 860-561-6990 to confirm. In addition,...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Happiness is a Choice (NWL)

December 10, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Description:
Happiness and suffering are states of mind and so their main causes cannot be found outside the mind. If we really want to be happy, we have to choose which thoughts and intentions we want to follow and which ones we want to let go of. This process o...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Needlecrafters for a Cause

December 11, 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)

December 11, 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 "Teen" group.

Teen Advisory Board - NWL

December 11, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Description:
Meeting of the Teen Advisory Board. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

STEM Storytime (NWL)

December 11, 2019
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime, Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
STEM Storytime A storytime for children ages 6-8 where science meets literacy! Registration REQUIRED: online or by phone 860-561-6980. Parking information: http://bit.ly/ParkingValidation. ...
This event is in the "Tween" group.

Code Your Hero (NWL)

December 11, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Learning Lab
Age Group: Tween
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Join millions of people around the globe by doing a one-hour coding activity during CS Education Week. Using Scratch you will choose an everyday hero from your own life and build a story or game using code that gives your hero sup...