Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
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BISHOPS CORNER BOOK DISCUSSION - (BC)

January 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. Please call Bishops Corner at 860.561.8212 with any questi...

COMPUTER COACH (FAXON)

January 22, 2019
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Class
Description:
Computer Coaches can assist with basic computer skills, email, word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet searching. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED ...

Project Linus

January 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...

Tech Therapy - Faxon Library

January 23, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Class
Description:
Our Tech Therapist will do his 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 Fridays 2-3 p.m....

Classics of Modernism (NWL)

January 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
This course is a unique opportunity to really deconstruct the nuances and implications of influential texts; to debate what things mean and hear other perspectives in discussions guided by the questions and suggestions of a university professor. It i...
Registration
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Teen, Family
Registration Required
Description:
Saturday, January 26, Snow Date: 2/2/2019 Test your knowledge of Rick Riordan books against teens from other towns! Trivia open to grades 6-12; arrive by 1PM to save your seat. Blue snacks, edible Parthenon building and Camp Half Blood crafts will...

Library Board Meeting

January 28, 2019
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
West Hartford Public Library Board Monthly Meeting and the public is welcome. According to Library Board rules residents or taxpayers of the town may address the Board, for not more than three minutes, by signing up at the meeting and identifying the...

COMPUTER COACH (FAXON)

January 29, 2019
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Class
Description:
Computer Coaches can assist with basic computer skills, email, word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet searching. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED ...

Project Linus

January 30, 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)

January 30, 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...

THREE: Gallery Show Reception (NWL)

January 31, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Gallery
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Description:
The WeHa Artists Emporium is hosting a group show entitled, THREE. There will be a reception on Thursday, January 31 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm, open to the public.The show features work from eighteen local artists. THREE is at the main gallery of the Noah...

Classics of Modernism (NWL)

January 31, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
This course is a unique opportunity to really deconstruct the nuances and implications of influential texts; to debate what things mean and hear other perspectives in discussions guided by the questions and suggestions of a university professor. It i...

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

February 1, 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...

A British Afternoon Tea Party

February 2, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
An Afternoon British Tea Party for students in grades 2-5. This is a 90 minute presentation with tea, linens, china, a presentation and sweet treats. Serina Julien of The Tea Round brings the British tradition of afternoon tea to you.  Registrat...

Shakespeare Book Club (NWL)

February 4, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
MONDAY - West Hartford Libraries and the Capital Classics Theatre Company team up to bring you the Shakespeare Book Club monthly. Join Capital Classics Artistic Associate and Professor of Theatre Geoffrey Sheehan in discussions of Shakespeare's great...

COMPUTER COACH (FAXON)

February 5, 2019
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Class
Description:
Computer Coaches can assist with basic computer skills, email, word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet searching. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED ...

Project Linus

February 6, 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...

A Century of Connecticut Fashion, 1860-1960 (NWL)

February 6, 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:
Maybe you remember Grandma’s old blue dress and serious shoes or Dad’s best suit and hat, but did you ever wonder why they wore what they wore? This program explores how clothing communicates who we are, what we do, and the society in which we live. ...

Classics of Modernism (NWL)

February 7, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
This course is a unique opportunity to really deconstruct the nuances and implications of influential texts; to debate what things mean and hear other perspectives in discussions guided by the questions and suggestions of a university professor. It i...

Teen Cupcake Wars (NWL)

February 9, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Description:
Grades 6-12: Join the Teen Advisory Board as we bring back Cupcake Wars in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room Saturday, December 15 from 3-4PM. Compete in three rounds of cupcake decoration to enter to win fun prizes. Registrat...

ONE WORLD LECTURE: PROF. THOMAS HARRINGTON (NWL)

February 10, 2019
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Lecture/Workshop
Description:
ONE WORLD LECTURE: Is Resurgent Nationalism a Threat or a Renewal?: Exploring the Case of Catalonia LECTURE ABSTRACT: We are living in a time of resurgent nationalisms. This is generally seen as a negative trend, and not without reason. But is thi...

Cookbook Club (NWL)

February 11, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Monday, February 11: 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 bel...

COMPUTER COACH (FAXON)

February 12, 2019
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Class
Description:
Computer Coaches can assist with basic computer skills, email, word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet searching. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED ...