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This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Advisory Board - NWL

October 16, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Description:
Meeting of the Teen Advisory Board. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Soul on Soul: The Blues of Mary Lou Williams (NWL)

October 16, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Description:
Jazz pianist Mary Lou Williams was a pioneer in the evolution of jazz whose development as an artist was profoundly influenced by both modern and traditional blues. In this interactive presentation featuring audio and video clips, renowned bassist Br...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop, Writing Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
To kick off National Novel Writing Month (November 1-30) Noah Webster Library is hosting How to Write a Novel in a Month: Getting Started with NaNoWriMo on October 17 at 7PM with our municipal liaisons, Kat Seelig and Er...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Therapy (NWL)

October 17, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 54
Description:
Established in 1985, the Notable Trees project collects and distributes information about Connecticut's largest and most historic trees, both native and introduced. Frank Kaputa will share the history of the project, along with details rega...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

October 18, 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 Chamber 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 ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

October 18, 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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Faxon Poets at Noah Webster Library (NWL)

October 19, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Writing Group
Description:
*SATURDAY* The library-sponsored Faxon Poets meet in the Noah Webster Library Board Room (20 S. Main Street) on the third Saturday of the month from 10 AM to Noon. The poets share their current work, and discuss poetry generally. The public is in...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

October 19, 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. ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Practice SAT / PSAT Test

October 19, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Grades 9-12: Get ready for your next standardized test at the Noah Webster Library! C2 Education is offering free full practice tests (minus the essay portion) on four dates this fall. Come to one, two, three or all sessions and when y...

TECH THERAPY (BISHOPS CORNER)

October 21, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
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 Mondays 1:30 -...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Anime/Manga Club

October 21, 2019
5:30pm - 8:00pm
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...
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 (FX)

October 21, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
FAMILY STORYTIME Families, 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 Mondays, September 9, 16, 23, October...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

BISHOPS CORNER BOOK DISCUSSION - (BC)

October 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Adult Department
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
No registration necessary. Discussion books are available for checkout at the Bishops Corner branch. Participants enter the library via the Senior Center on the mornings of the discussion. For the full line-up library book discussions, click HERE....

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

October 22, 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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Local History Room Open (NWL)

October 22, 2019
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,...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Author Event: Mark Dressler (NWL)

October 22, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Description:
Summary of Dead Right: Dan Shields, the detective who breaks all the rules, had seen dozens of homicide victims. None sickened him more than this one. The body of twelve-year-old Javier Ibanez was sprawled in front of a Frankland Avenue café. The bo...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Needlecrafters for a Cause

October 23, 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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Therapy (NWL)

October 24, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

West Hartford READS! Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

October 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adult, Teen, Family
Program Type: Author Event
Description:
As details become available they will be posted here: www.westhartfordreads.org     ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

October 25, 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...
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen / Tween Pumpkin Painting (NWL)

October 25, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Grades 5-8: Do some last minute holiday decorating and paint a pumpkin! Several themes will be available, or feel free to make a design of your own. Seating is limited and registration is required. Please sign up online or by calling t...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

October 26, 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. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Spaceship Harmony (NWL)

October 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Spaceship Harmony - A Musical Journey Through the Universe! Open to children ages 2-6 with parent/caregiver, online registration required. Climb aboard for faster-than-the-speed-of-light fun at the Noah Webster Library! The spaceship harmony is...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Mad Science - Spooktacular (NWL)

October 26, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
Mad Science Presents:  Spooktacular - A Halloween Themed Science Show! Take a thrilling look into the secret world of the Mad Scientist's laboratory and come see what's cooking! Open to children ages 5 and up with parent or caregiver....

TECH THERAPY (BISHOPS CORNER)

October 28, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
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 Mondays 1:30 -...