Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Mini-Movers - Party Like a Preschooler! (NWL)

December 3, 2018
11:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
MINI-MOVERS – PARTY LIKE a PRESCHOOLER! Ages 2-5 yrs. (child with adult), no registration required  Explore non-stop fun and interaction with your little ones through music, movement & activities. Meets on Mondays, November 5, 19, 26 &...

Bouncing Babies (BC)

December 3, 2018
11:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
BOUNCING BABIES Ages newborn to 18 Months, no registration required. This program features songs, rhymes, knee bounces and stories followed by group playtime! Meets on Mondays, November 5, 19, 26 & December 3 (no class 11/12) from...

Prime Time with Piper and Mrs. Breen (FX)

December 3, 2018
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
PRIME TIME with PIPER & MRS. BREEN Child with adult, no registration required! Drop-in for stories, songs, dancing, flannels & fingerplays! Enjoy Piper’s silliness and sneak in some creativity. Family fun! Open to all ages. Book selecti...

Shakespeare Book Club (NWL)

December 3, 2018
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
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 works of...

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

December 4, 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 (FX)

December 4, 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: 5
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)

December 4, 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: 2
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 Tuesdays, November 13, 20, 27 & December 4...

Stay & Play (FX)

December 4, 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 ...

Mighty Builders (NWL)

December 4, 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: 3
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...

Wonderful Ones (NWL)

December 4, 2018
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: 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...

COMPUTER COACH (FAXON)

December 4, 2018
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 ...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

December 4, 2018
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Local History Room
Age Group: Adult
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,...

Food Allergies & Intolerances Discussion

December 4, 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: 79
Description:
Join us for a discussion on Food Allergies & Intolerances with local author Colleen Brunetti. Colleen Brunetti, author of the children’s book “Aidan the Wonder Kid Who Could Not be Stopped: A Food Allergy and Intolerance Story” prese...

The Nutcracker - CT Concert Ballet (BC)

December 4, 2018
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Senior Center Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teen, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 66
Description:
The CT Concert Ballet performs selections from The Nutcracker with dancers in full costumes. For children ages 4 & older with parent/adult. Registration required - online or by calling the Bishops Corner Children’s Dept. at 860.561.8210...

Night Owls Book Discussion (NWL)

December 4, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
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 South Main Street...

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

December 5, 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...

Project Linus

December 5, 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

December 5, 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....

Tracey Wilson

December 5, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Author Event
Description:
Dr. Tracy Wilson, West Hartford’s Town Historian and retired Conard history teacher, will discuss her new limited edition book, Life in West Hartford. Dr. Wilson’s book is a compilation of 140 essays that originally appeared as a series in West Hartf...

Tracey Wilson

December 5, 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Description:
Dr. Tracy Wilson, West Hartford’s Town Historian and retired Conard history teacher, will discuss her new limited edition book, Life in West Hartford. Dr. Wilson’s book is a compilation of 140 essays that originally appeared as a series in West Hartf...

Mother Goose on the Loose (FX)

December 6, 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)

December 6, 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)

December 6, 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)

December 6, 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 ...

One World Lecture Series: Prof. Okey Ndibe (NWL)

December 6, 2018
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 31
Description:
ONE WORLD LECTURE: “THE SEDUCTION OF SILENCE: FIVE REASONS NOT TO SURRENDER!” SUMMARY: A major part of what it means to be an enlightened citizen is the habit of informing oneself about the big issues of one's society, and responding in an inform...

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

December 7, 2018
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...

Toddlertime (NWL)

December 7, 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...