Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Needlecrafters for a Cause

March 27, 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...
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Description:
Energy Information Session Come and learn about programs like the CT Energy Assistance Program (CEAP), the Matching Payment Program (MPP), the Winter Protection Program, the New Start Program a Eversource, Peration Fuel and functions of Public Utili...

Come Learn With Me: Family Storytime

March 27, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
A wonderful opportunity for families to learn how to help support their children’s early learning. Includes open play and a storytime offering early literacy tips and ideas for parents. Each week families will take home books, toys and other  m...

Opera Talks With Jeffrey Engel (NWL)

March 27, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre, Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Description:
Music historian Jeffrey Engel will explore four more operas of the Metropolitan Opera’s 2018-2019 season in this interactive discussion series. REGISTER BELOW Engel, a music professor at Northwestern Connecticut Community College who has played...

Connecticut Screenwriters (NWL)

March 27, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Writing Group
Description:
WEDNESDAY - 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 typically held either in the Library Meeting Room or the Board R...

Mother Goose on the Loose (FX)

March 28, 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: 0
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 & ...

TIME for TWO'S (NWL)

March 28, 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: 0
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 Thursdays, March 7, 14, 21 & 28 from ...

Family Storytime (BC)

March 28, 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, March 7, 14, 21 &a...

Stay & Play (FX)

March 28, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community 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 ages 18 months and up. Have fun with building blocks, puzzles, and other age-appropriate toys. Those registered for Mother Goose ...

Wonderful Ones (BC)

March 28, 2019
11:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Infant
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
WONDERFUL ONES Ages 1 year, child with adult. This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. An energetic story time to match the energy of beginning walkers! Designed for active one-year-olds and their caregivers to enjoy...

Wonderful Ones (NWL)

March 28, 2019
11:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Infant
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
WONDERFUL ONES Ages 1 year, child with adult. This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. An energetic story time to match the energy of beginning walkers! Designed for active one-year-olds and their caregivers to enjoy...

Toddlertime (NWL)

March 29, 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)

March 29, 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)

March 29, 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 Fridays, ...

Computer Coach (NWL)

March 29, 2019
1:00pm - 2:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Learning Lab
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Class
Description:
Computer Coaches provide one on one help and can assist with basic computer skills, email, word processing and spreadsheets. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. For registration you can call any West Hartford Public Library locations: Faxon Library - 860...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

March 30, 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. ...

Sleeping Beauty - Mini-Performance by BTWH (NWL)

March 30, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Children, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
Families with children of all ages are invited to view a mini-performance of the upcoming production of the Ballet Theater of West Hartford's production of Sleeping Beauty.  No Registration required. This is a program for families with c...

TECH THERAPY (BISHOPS CORNER)

April 1, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Description:
Our Tech Therapist will do his 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 -m ...

Platform to Employment (NWL)

April 1, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
This informational session will introduce you to what Platform to Employment has to offer. The program https://www.platformtoemployment.com/ is a nationally recognized solution for helping the long-term unemployed get back to work. Not all job s...

Shakespeare Book Club (NWL)

April 1, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
MONDAY - West Hartford Libraries and the Capital Classics Theatre Company team up to bring you the Shakespeare Book Club monthly. Join Capital Classics Artistic Associate and Professor of Theatre Geoffrey Sheehan in discussions of Shakespeare's great...

COMPUTER COACH (FAXON)

April 2, 2019
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Class
Description:
Computer Coaches can assist with basic computer skills, email, word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet searching. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED ...

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

April 2, 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...

Diets Don't Work! (NWL)

April 2, 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: 25
Description:
Another new year, another new diet, right?  Wrong!  Approximately 95% of diets fail--so why try another one?  This course will explore the many reasons that diets (NOT dieters!) fail and how to approach weight loss and maintenance with...

Night Owls Book Discussion (NWL)

April 2, 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...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

April 3, 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...