Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Entering grades 6-12: Use mythological clues to escape the room in 45 minutes or less. You don't have to have read Rick Riordans' novels to participate, but it will be more fun if you do. Register individually or as a team. Questions? Call the t...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Entering grades 6-12: Use mythological clues to escape the room in 45 minutes or less. You don't have to have read Rick Riordans' novels to participate, but it will be more fun if you do. Register individually or as a team. Questions? Call the t...

Faxon Poets at Noah Webster Library (NWL)

August 17, 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)

August 17, 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 BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
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 20, 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...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

August 21, 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...
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...

A Universe of Stories: Teen Writing Group (NWL)

August 22, 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 22, 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. ...

White House Memories (NWL)

August 22, 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: 72
Description:
Alan DeValerio is a former White House butler and he's coming to West Hartford! He'll give you the inside details about all the preparations involved in White House entertaining. Not only will he relate his first-hand experiences with history, but he...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

August 23, 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 24, 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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Anime/Manga Club

August 26, 2019
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING 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 Board Meeting (optional)

August 26, 2019
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Monthly Board Meeting.  All are welcome and advance registration is optional.  ...

BISHOPS CORNER BOOK DISCUSSION - (BC)

August 27, 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)

August 27, 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...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

August 28, 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...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 78
Description:
"Soldiers of a Foreign War" presents the Vietnam War in all its conflicted complexity. It is told from the enlisted soldiers' perspective and deals with the American and Vietnamese's, experiences as they leave their families and enter their countries...

Connecticut Screenwriters (NWL)

August 28, 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...

Tech Therapy

August 29, 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. ...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

August 30, 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 31, 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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