Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Local History Room Open (NWL)

March 3, 2020
6:00pm - 8:45pm
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 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.

Being Mindful While Parenting (NWL)

March 3, 2020
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: 15
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.

Toddlertime (NWL)

March 4, 2020
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, Mar...
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)

March 4, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
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! This is a drop-in program Creative art experience. Make it! Take it! Meets on Wednesdays, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1 and 8 from 10:30 – 11:00 am. IM...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Infant" group.

Babytime (NWL)

March 4, 2020
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, M...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Needlecrafters for a Cause

March 4, 2020
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)

March 4, 2020
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 44
Description:
For centuries, women have allowed themselves to be squeezed, twisted, and squished to conform to desired shapes. The history of underwear reveals a lot about women’s changing roles in society – how we perceive ourselves, and how we’re viewed by other...
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)

March 5, 2020
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
Seats Remaining: 9
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)

March 5, 2020
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime, Lecture/Workshop, Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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)

March 5, 2020
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 5, 12, 19, 2...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

MINI-MAKERS (NWL)

March 5, 2020
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: 8
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.

FAXON BOOK DISCUSSION (FAXON)

March 5, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Description:
No registration necessary. Discussion books are available for checkout at Faxon library. For the full line-up library book discussions, click HERE. Please call Faxon library at 860.561.8202 with any questions. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Therapy (NWL)

March 5, 2020
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 spreadsheets, presentation software, and give some hands-on help on a first-come, first-serve basis. Every Thursday 5:30 p...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 65
Description:
Join us for an author talk with Michael Koncewicz: "They Said 'No' to Nixon". Kirkus Review calls author Michael Koncewicz's recently published work "excruciatingly timely". They Said 'No' to Nixon: Republicans Who Stood up to the President's Abus...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Classics of Modernism (NWL)

March 5, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
This course is a unique opportunity to really deconstruct the nuances and implications of influential texts; to debate what things mean and hear other perspectives in discussions guided by the questions and suggestions of a university professor. It i...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

March 6, 2020
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 most months. Attendees are given the great networking opportunity to connect with others doing business in the greater West H...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

March 6, 2020
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 "Adult" group.

Memoir Writing Workshop (Series, NWL)

March 6, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Writing Group
Description:
Three Memoir Writing Workshops (Series) Noah Webster Library, 20 South Main Street CLOSED - WORKSHOPS ARE FULL. NO ADDITIONAL SEATING IS AVAILABLE. Funded with a grant from the Thomas F. Kilfoil Memorial Bequest Three memoir/personal essay&nb...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

March 7, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Language ESOL
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 "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 76
Description:
In 21st century America, issues of race are still prominent in what many describe as a post-racial society. As an educator and a former athlete, Rick Collins has constantly found himself at the center of racially based questions and discussions both ...
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Description:
Join us to learn more about the West Hartford Community Fund and, more specifically, the process to apply for the Advisory Committee.  All are welcome! The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving established $100,000 community funds for each of...
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 (BC)

March 9, 2020
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: 7
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.

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

March 9, 2020
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: 3
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.

TIME for TWO'S (NWL)

March 9, 2020
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
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 Mondays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and April 6 fr...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Art Cart (NWL)

March 9, 2020
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 March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and April 6. IMPORTANT: ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Infant" group.

Wonderful Ones (NWL)

March 9, 2020
11:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Infant
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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...