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This event is in the "Adult" group.

Leaders on Board (NWL)

November 7, 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: 80
Description:
Leaders on Board is a program of Leadership Greater Hartford that trains individuals on the governance of non-profits and then provides an opportunity for them to meet and connect with non-profits that need board members. Leaders on Board has trained...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

November 8, 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 "Teen" group.

Teen Magic and Minecraft - NWL

November 8, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Learning Lab
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Grades 6-12: Friday afternoons come and play in the West Hartford Libraries' Minecraft server with other enthusiasts. We will open up the learning lab, which has ten computers for gaming. Sign up online to reserve your spot. Or, if you play Magic:...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
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 ...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

November 9, 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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COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

November 12, 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.

Cookbook Club (NWL)

November 12, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Do you enjoy trying new recipes? Do you like tasting new things and discussing them with others? Then come to one of our Cookbook Club events! What do you need to do? Check out a copy of the cookbook of the month (see list below) at our circulatio...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Advisory Board - NWL

November 13, 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. ...

POETRY NOW! Series (NWL)

November 13, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Description:
THURSDAY - POETRY NOW! - LIBRARY BOARD ROOM Join Julie Choffel, West Hartford's Poet Laureate, in reading and conversation about poems that speak to our lives today. Each time we will discuss a different handful of poems from a range of contempora...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Therapy (NWL)

November 14, 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.
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 ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Practice SAT / ACT Test

November 14, 2019
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

WH Fiction Writers (NWL)

November 14, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Writing Group
Description:
Library-sponsored fiction writers' group for adults meets monthly on the second Thursday at 7:00PM, in the Noah Webster Library Board Room (usually), 20 S. Main Street, West Hartford. The group began in 2005, with the objective of providing feedback ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

November 15, 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)

November 15, 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.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
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 ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Faxon Poets at Noah Webster Library (NWL)

November 16, 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)

November 16, 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 "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Anime/Manga Club

November 18, 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 "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

One World Lecture with Prof. Marlyse Duguid (NWL)

November 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Discussion Group, Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Description:
ONE WORLD LECTURE: The Not-So-Secret Life of Trees SUMMARY STATEMENT: People have always been fascinated by the idea that trees can be more than just static members of the landscape. This theme repeatedly emerges in pop-culture and is present...

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

November 19, 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 "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Kids' Lit Quiz Presents Battle of the Books

November 19, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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 b...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

The Atlantic Magazine Discussion (NWL)

November 19, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
THE ATLANTIC discussion group meets on the 3rd TUESDAY of the month at 7:00PM - Grab your free copy of The Atlantic monthly magazine (supply is limited) and join the library-sponsored discussion at 7:00pm on the third Tuesday of month (most months) i...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Author Visit: Dr. Michael Fine (NWL)

November 20, 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:
Join author Michael Fine who will be reading from his debut novel, Abundance at the West Hartford Public Library on Thursday, November 14th at 6:30pm. About Abundance: Two young Americans go to Liberia in 2003, looking to find something missing in...