Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

July 30, 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)

July 30, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Local History Room
Description:
The Local History Room, located at the Noah Webster Library, is open and staffed by a volunteer today. In addition, many materials from this collection may be accessed during all library hours. Please inquire at the Reference Desk. ...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

July 30, 2019
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,...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Description:
Entering grades 5-8: Kids' Lit Quiz is hosting a Battle of the Books for ages 10-13. There is no reading list, just bring your knowledge of all things books with you! Register individually or create a team to compete. Participants are asked to bring ...

TIME for TWO'S (NWL)

July 31, 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: 15
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, July 10, 17, 24 & 31 from ...

TIME for TWO'S (NWL)

July 31, 2019
11:15am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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, July 10, 17, 24 & 31 from ...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

July 31, 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...

Connecticut Screenwriters (NWL)

July 31, 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...

A Universe of Stories: Star Wars Bloxels (NWL)

August 1, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Teen Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Grades 6-12: Create a video game with Star Wars Bloxels and test out other peoples' games. This program requires participants to bring a smartphone or iPad with the Star Wars app downloaded on it (http://home.bloxelsbuilder.com/starwars/). If you do ...

Tech Therapy

August 1, 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. ...

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

August 2, 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...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

August 2, 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...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

August 3, 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. ...

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Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Grades 6-12: Build a stomp rocket and a Mars space lander with activities from NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab. Sign up is required and seating is limited. Questions? Contact the teen department at 860-561-6996. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Description:
WEST HARTFORD READS 2019 - BOOK DISCUSSIONS In anticipation of author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's visit to West Hartford on October 24, six discussions of Ms. Adichie's books have been scheduled, all led by Connecticut librarians. Discus...

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

August 6, 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...

A Universe of Stories: Star Wars Bingo (NWL)

August 6, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Description:
Entering grades 6-12: We are hosting (an original trilogy) Star Wars bingo event on August 6. Try your luck and win Jedi-approved prizes. Questions? Call the teen department at 860-561-6996. ...

Night Owls Book Discussion (NWL)

August 6, 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

August 7, 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: Offsite
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre, Writing Group
Description:
Poetry in Action Series August 7 6:30 - 8:30PM Teen Poetry Slam Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sunken-garden-poetry-slam-tickets-64628565780 Entering grades 8-12: West Hartford Libraries is collaborating with other loc...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Description:
THE POETRY OF TREES with Roderick Waterman. Poetry is inspired by many sources, but the impact of nature on the poetic imagination is perhaps a greater influence than any other (except, perhaps, for those old chestnuts love and romance). There are, t...

A Universe of Stories: Teen Writing Group (NWL)

August 8, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Writing Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Grades 6-12: Attention teen writers! We are bringing back our Teen Writers Group for three dates in July and August. Read your work, listen to others' stories, and participate in fun creative writing exercises. Registration is requested, but not...

Tech Therapy

August 8, 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. ...

Connecticut Icons (NWL)

August 8, 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: 73
Description:
As editor of Connecticut Magazine from 1989-2013, Charles Monagan spent years discovering and describing the people, places and things that make up the character of his home state. While there, he wrote a “Connecticut Icons” page every...