Upcoming Events

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POETRY NOW! Series (NWL)

September 18, 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...

Tech Therapy

September 19, 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. ...

One World Lecture Series: Prof. Ian Shapiro (NWL)

September 19, 2019
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: 71
Description:
ONE WORLD LECTURE: "Democratic Competition: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" SUMMARY STATEMENT: Why are so many people are alienated from politics? Why do the often-tried remedies only make the problem worse? And what sorts of reforms would be bet...

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

September 20, 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 ...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

September 20, 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...

Faxon Poets at Noah Webster Library (NWL)

September 21, 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)

September 21, 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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TECH THERAPY (BISHOPS CORNER)

September 23, 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 -...

Library Board Meeting

September 23, 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)

September 24, 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)

September 24, 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...

Titanic: The Connecticut Connections (NWL)

September 24, 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:
When the Titanic sank on April 15, 1912, there were 33 passengers onboard with Connecticut connections. This presentation focuses on the story of the ship itself as well as those passengers on it with interesting stories, especially those with Connec...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

September 25, 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)

September 25, 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

September 26, 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. ...

Trees of West Hartford - Trees in Art (NWL)

September 26, 2019
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Tween, Teen
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop, Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
More details as they become available... How trees have been depicted by artists over time with examples (slides) from the permanent collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford. This program is made possible with generous fundi...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

September 27, 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)

September 28, 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. ...

Sparkly Treasures (NWL)

September 28, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool, Tween
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Description:
Create a sparkly box using tape, feathers and jewels. ...

Chocolate Workshop (NWL)

September 28, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Learn about chocolate, view a chocolate making demonstration, participate in tastings. ...

Jeff Mainville's Acoustic Trio (Blue Back Square)

September 28, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Blue Back Square
Age Group: Adult, Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Tween, Teen, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
Connecticut-based vocal & guitar duo, featuring Jeff Mainville and Billy Steele, have been performing together for 30 years, and with piano player extraordinaire Erik Haeger since 2001.  With over 1,000 shows in the past 18 years, they cover...

Adios, Coco Chanel! DIY Herbal Perfume (NWL)

September 28, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Ditch your store-bought perfume! Most contain dozens of chemicals that do not have to be disclosed on the label. Join the mother/daughter Grounded Goodwife duo to experiment with base fragrances, mid-tones, and top notes. Create your signature scent,...

Chocolate Workshop (NWL)

September 28, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
Description:
Learn about chocolate, view a chocolate making demonstration, participate in tastings ...

Band: 3G (Blue Back Square)

September 28, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Blue Back Square
Age Group: Adult, Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Tween, Teen, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
Connecticut's up and coming rock & roll party band will put on a show you'll never forget! With Bradd on the guitar and vocals, Chris on keyboards, guitar, and vocals, and the amazing vocals of Kasi, you will be blown away by this young talented ...

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TECH THERAPY (BISHOPS CORNER)

September 30, 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 -...