Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Being Mindful While Parenting (NWL)

November 27, 2018
6:45pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Description:
BEING MINDFUL WHILE PARENTING Make parenting a more mindful experience! TUESDAYS September 25, October 9 & 23, November 13 & 27 and December 11 Parenting is more enjoyable when you are calm - achieve this with mindfulness. Parenti...

Mother Goose on the Loose (BC)

November 28, 2018
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: 8
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)

November 28, 2018
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: 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 Wednesdays, November 7, 14, 21 & 28 from 1...

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

November 28, 2018
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: 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 & ...

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

November 28, 2018
11:30am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING 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. This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Join us for stories, finger games, and movement activities. Parents are not required to attend, but are always welcom...

Wonderful Ones (BC)

November 28, 2018
11:30am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Infant
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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...

Project Linus

November 28, 2018
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...

Tech Therapy - Faxon Library

November 28, 2018
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 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 Fridays 2-3 p.m....

Anime Daisuki Club - Grades 5-8

November 28, 2018
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Teen Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Discussion Group, Arts/Crafts, Film
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Grades 5-8: By popular demand, WHPL is offering an anime club just for middle school students! Come to this new monthly group to watch popular shonen and shujo anime and do fun activities like candy sushi, cosplay, manga drawing a...

Connecticut Screenwriters (NWL)

November 28, 2018
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)

November 29, 2018
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: 4
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 & ...

Play, Learn, Create (NWL)

November 29, 2018
10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
PLAY, LEARN, CREATE Ages 3-5 years, child alone. This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Explore interactive activities that encourage the development of early literacy skills. Meets on Thursdays, November...

Family Storytime (BC)

November 29, 2018
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, November 8, 15, 29...

Stay & Play (FX)

November 29, 2018
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 ...

Anime Club (NWL)

November 29, 2018
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
An informal collective for college age and up, facilitated by local anime enthusiasts Jeannette Hall & Rebecca McMahon. The group focuses on pop culture programming with an emphasis on Japanese animated series, video games, and films. Meetings ar...
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 encouraged...

Tech Therapy (NWL)

November 29, 2018
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
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, and presentation software and give some hands on help on a first come, first serve basis. Every Thursday 5:30 ...

Media and Veterans: Exaggerated Reality? (NWL)

November 29, 2018
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: 76
Description:
Thursday, November 29 - This presentation examines how popular media (books, films) tend to portray military personnel/veterans. For the purpose of ratings and best sellers, military personnel and veterans are often portrayed as super&...

Toddlertime (NWL)

November 30, 2018
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...

Babytime (NWL)

November 30, 2018
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, ...
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
The School of Ballet Hartford will read and offer a mini-performance of The Nutcracker in costume. For children of all ages and their parents. No registration is required, simply show up!  School of Ballet Hartford offers pre-profes...

Karen K and the Jitterbugs Holiday Show (NWL)

December 2, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
A Holiday Music Family Concert … music & fun for the whole family! Join Karen K and the Jitterbugs for their fun filled family concert at the Noah Webster Library to celebrate the holiday season. Concert meets in the Meeting Room. We...

TIME for TWO'S (NWL)

December 3, 2018
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
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, November 5, 19, 26 & December 3 f...

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

December 3, 2018
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: 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 & ...

Mother Goose on the Loose (BC)

December 3, 2018
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: 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 &...

Mighty Builders (NWL)

December 3, 2018
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: 4
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...