Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
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 ...

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. ...
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:
"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...

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. ...
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. ...

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...
Registration
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre, Writing Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Poetry in Action Series July 24 6:30 - 8:30PM Book Discussion of The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo August 7 6:30 - 8:30PM Teen Poetry Slam August 11 5:00 - 8:30PM Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Teen Night All events happening at the Hill-Stead...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Description:
THE POETRY OF TREES with Roderick Waterman. Details will follow.  Roderick Waterman is an adjunct instructor in the English Department at Central Connecticut State University, where he mostly teaches students how to read poetry. He is also Di...

A Universe of Stories: Teen Writing Group (NWL)

August 8, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Writing Group
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. ...

WH Fiction Writers (NWL)

August 8, 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 ...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

August 9, 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 10, 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. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre, Writing Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Poetry in Action Series July 24 6:30 - 8:30PM Book Discussion of The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo August 7 6:30 - 8:30PM Teen Poetry Slam August 11 5:00 - 8:30PM Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Teen Night All events happening at the Hill-Stead...

Anime/Manga Club

August 12, 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...

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

August 13, 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...