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Jazz Guitar 101

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
NWL Studio 20 South at Noah Webster Library
Program Type:
Performing Arts - Music/Theatre, Lecture/Workshop, Studio 20 South
Age Group:
Adult, Teen
Description:

Ready to take your guitar playing to the next level? Join us in this hands-on workshop to learn the basics of jazz guitar. Topics covered include vocabulary, harmony, standard repe

Required
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Studio 20 South
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre, Lecture/Workshop, Studio 20 South
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Ready to take your guitar playing to the next level? Join us in this hands-on workshop to learn the basics of jazz guitar. Topics covered include vocabulary, harmony, standard repertoire, and chord-melody playing. PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is gea...

Disclaimer(s)

Any individual requiring an accommodation to participate in a library program should contact the library two weeks prior to the program. Please use the contact information listed on this page.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Resisting Erasure: Two Short Films about Indigenous Experiences, with Q&A by film-maker Roger Paul (Passamaquoddy, Wolastoq) - Virtual

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Noah Webster Library at Noah Webster Library
Program Type:
Film
Age Group:
Adult
Description:

THIS PROGRAM IS A VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT. REGISTER BELOW BY LEAVING YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO RECEIVE LOGIN AND CALL-IN INSTRUCTIONS (SENT TO YOU ONE DAY BEFORE THE PRO

Required
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Film
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 443
Description:
THIS PROGRAM IS A VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT. REGISTER BELOW BY LEAVING YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO RECEIVE LOGIN AND CALL-IN INSTRUCTIONS (SENT TO YOU ONE DAY BEFORE THE PROGRAM).  Bounty (9 min) Bounty, part of the Dawnland fi...

Disclaimer(s)

Any individual requiring an accommodation to participate in a library program should contact the library two weeks prior to the program. Please use the contact information listed on this page.

This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen 3D Printed Luggage Tags

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 5:00pm - 8:00pm
NWL Studio 20 South at Noah Webster Library
Program Type:
Technology Class, Studio 20 South
Age Group:
Teen
Description:

Grades 8-12: Teens will learn how to design a fun and small project (a tag with their name on it that can attach to their backpack) using the free computer-aided design (CAD)

Required
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Studio 20 South
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Technology Class, Studio 20 South
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Grades 8-12: Teens will learn how to design a fun and small project (a tag with their name on it that can attach to their backpack) using the free computer-aided design (CAD) website TinkerCad. Then they will have the opportunity to print their ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen D&D: Curse of Strahd

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
NWL Teen Room at Noah Webster Library
Age Group:
Teen
Description:

This campaign is currently full. Questions about Dungeons & Dragons programming? Email us at whpldnd@gmail.com.

Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Teen Room
Age Group: Teen
Description:
This campaign is currently full. Questions about Dungeons & Dragons programming? Email us at whpldnd@gmail.com. ...

Cookbook Club

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 6:15pm - 7:45pm
NWL Meeting Room at Noah Webster Library
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

Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Meeting Room
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 our webpage) at our circulati...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween" group.

Tween Tuesdays (NWL)

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:45pm
NWL Story Room at Noah Webster Library
Program Type:
Arts/Crafts
Age Group:
Children, Tween
Description:

TWEEN TUESDAYS: Virtual Reality For students in grades 4-6 This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Calling all Tweens! experience the digital wor

Required
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Story Room
Age Group: Children, Tween
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
TWEEN TUESDAYS: Virtual Reality For students in grades 4-6 This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Calling all Tweens! experience the digital world like you never have been for when you join us for an afternoon of V...

Disclaimer(s)

Any individual requiring an accommodation to participate in a library program should contact the library two weeks prior to the program. Please use the contact information listed on this page.

This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Tween D&D

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
NWL Teen Room at Noah Webster Library
Age Group:
Tween, Teen
Description:

This campaign is currently full. Questions about Dungeons & Dragons programming? Email us at whpldnd@gmail.com.

Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Teen Room
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Description:
This campaign is currently full. Questions about Dungeons & Dragons programming? Email us at whpldnd@gmail.com. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Poetry Now! A Guided Reading and Discussion Group Focused on New Poetry (In-Person)

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
NWL Board Room at Noah Webster Library
Program Type:
Discussion Group
Age Group:
Adult
Description:

Please note that this program will be held in-person at the Noah Webster Library.  This group will meet to read and discuss poems from contemporary writers that speak to ou

Required
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Please note that this program will be held in-person at the Noah Webster Library.  This group will meet to read and discuss poems from contemporary writers that speak to our lives today. Participants will gain new approaches to reading poetry...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Building Connections: A Book Club for Immigrants (NWL)

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 6:15pm - 7:45pm
NWL Story Room at Noah Webster Library
Program Type:
Discussion Group, Language ESOL
Age Group:
Adult
Building Connections Book Club:

IN-PERSON MEETING The Building Connections Book Club is for West Hartford Advanced English learners who want to develop their English reading and communication skills in a diver

Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Story Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Language ESOL

IN-PERSON MEETING

The Building Connections Book Club is for West Hartford Advanced English learners who want to develop their English reading and communication skills in a diverse, inspiring and encouraging environment. Participants will be given reading material each week and then meet in a group to ask questions and discuss the text.

For questions or to register, contact Elizabeth Hanlon (eemhanlon@gmail.com) (text/call: 860-305-1786).

Building Connections is funded by Hartford Foundation Community Grant.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

College Prep By Design: Dream it. Achieve it. Your Path to Top 5% on SAT

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
NWL Meeting Room at Noah Webster Library
Program Type:
Lecture/Workshop
Age Group:
Adult, Teen
Description:

Recommended Grades 10-11 & Parents: Join Dr. Ismail (College Prep By Design) to gain insight into what matters the most when applying to college, how developing a growth mindse

Required
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Recommended Grades 10-11 & Parents: Join Dr. Ismail (College Prep By Design) to gain insight into what matters the most when applying to college, how developing a growth mindset lead to independence, and how a student can begin to master the ACT ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

The Atlantic Magazine Discussion

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Online Events
Program Type:
Discussion Group
Age Group:
Adult
Description:

The Atlantic Discussion Group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm. For information on the group and instructions on how to join, please email atlantic@westhar

Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
The Atlantic Discussion Group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm. For information on the group and instructions on how to join, please email atlantic@westhartfordlibrary.org. ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Advisory Board 2023-2024

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
NWL Story Room at Noah Webster Library
Program Type:
Staff
Age Group:
Teen
Description:

Meeting of the 2023-2024 Teen Advisory Board.

Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Story Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Staff
Description:
Meeting of the 2023-2024 Teen Advisory Board. ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen D&D: Dragonlance

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
NWL Teen Room at Noah Webster Library
Age Group:
Teen
Description:

This campaign is currently full. Questions about Dungeons & Dragons programming? Email us at whpldnd@gmail.com.

Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Teen Room
Age Group: Teen
Description:
This campaign is currently full. Questions about Dungeons & Dragons programming? Email us at whpldnd@gmail.com. ...
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Tween D&D: Tomb of Annihilation

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
NWL Story Room at Noah Webster Library
Age Group:
Tween, Teen
Description:

This campaign is currently full. Questions about Dungeons & Dragons programming? Email us at whpldnd@gmail.com.

Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Story Room
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Description:
This campaign is currently full. Questions about Dungeons & Dragons programming? Email us at whpldnd@gmail.com. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Brazilian Drumming - A Community Big Bang (BBS)

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Offsite
Program Type:
Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Age Group:
Adult, Children, Teen, Family
Description:

Brazilian Drumming - A Community Big Bang BLUE BACK SQUARE, 6:30-7:30 PM With Professor Eric Galm of Trinity College and his The Trinity Samba Ensemble - a drumming and singi

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adult, Children, Teen, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
Brazilian Drumming - A Community Big Bang BLUE BACK SQUARE, 6:30-7:30 PM With Professor Eric Galm of Trinity College and his The Trinity Samba Ensemble - a drumming and singing ensemble that performs Afro-Brazilian music featured during the ann...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Growing Up in Public: Coming of Age in a Digital World (NWL)

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:45pm
NWL Meeting Room at Noah Webster Library
Program Type:
Lecture/Workshop
Age Group:
Adult
Description:

IN-PERSON PROGRAM The definitive book on helping kids navigate growing up in a world where nearly every moment of their lives can be shared and compared. Join fellow parent

Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Description:
IN-PERSON PROGRAM The definitive book on helping kids navigate growing up in a world where nearly every moment of their lives can be shared and compared. Join fellow parents to discuss this book and the important topic it covers. This prog...

Disclaimer(s)

Any individual requiring an accommodation to participate in a library program should contact the library two weeks prior to the program. Please use the contact information listed on this page.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Let's Talk College Series: Finding Scholarships (Virtual)

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Noah Webster Library
Program Type:
Lecture/Workshop
Age Group:
Adult, Teen
Description:

Recommended High School and Parents: Priyanka Shingala from Let's Talk College, LLC will be offering a series of workshops on some of the most popular and important college prep to

Required
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Recommended High School and Parents: Priyanka Shingala from Let's Talk College, LLC will be offering a series of workshops on some of the most popular and important college prep topics. Sign up for each date individually! Register online with your...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Earth Day Presentation: How to Build Your Own Rain Harvesting System (Virtual)

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Noah Webster Library
Program Type:
Lecture/Workshop
Age Group:
Adult, Teen
Description:

As a way to recognize and celebrate Earth Day and increase awareness around plastic waste and water conservation, come join us for a virtual program to learn how to

Required
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
As a way to recognize and celebrate Earth Day and increase awareness around plastic waste and water conservation, come join us for a virtual program to learn how to create a rainwater harvesting system for your community.   ...

PRACTICE ENGLISH @ FAXON

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
FX Community Room at Faxon Branch
Description:

If you are a speaker of a language other than English and you would like to learn to practice English, please contact Pramod Pradhan, Community Engagement Librarian, at the Faxon B

Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: FX Community Room
Description:
If you are a speaker of a language other than English and you would like to learn to practice English, please contact Pramod Pradhan, Community Engagement Librarian, at the Faxon Branch Library at (860) 561-8202. Classes are scheduled at Faxon every ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Come Learn with Me: What's that Sound? (NWL)

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
NWL Story Room at Noah Webster Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Children, Preschool
Description:

Come Learn with Me: What's that Sound? For ages 3-5 Join us for stories, songs & playtime exploring the “What's that Sound?” theme. Children will take home a backpack wit

Required
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Story Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Come Learn with Me: What's that Sound? For ages 3-5 Join us for stories, songs & playtime exploring the “What's that Sound?” theme. Children will take home a backpack with books, toys & learning games based on the theme. Registration re...

Disclaimer(s)

Any individual requiring an accommodation to participate in a library program should contact the library two weeks prior to the program. Please use the contact information listed on this page.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

New Yorker Discussion Group (Hybrid)

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
NWL Board Room at Noah Webster Library
Program Type:
Discussion Group
Age Group:
Adult
Description:

The New Yorker magazine discussion group first met on May 2, 2014 at the Noah Webster Library, and has been meeting weekly ever since. Currently, the group meets virtually eve

Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
The New Yorker magazine discussion group first met on May 2, 2014 at the Noah Webster Library, and has been meeting weekly ever since. Currently, the group meets virtually every Friday at 11 a.m. in a hybrid format, both in-person and on Zoom. A...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

The Tortured Poets Society Release Day Crafts

All Day
NWL Teen Room at Noah Webster Library
Program Type:
Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Age Group:
Teen
Description:

Grades 6-12 (Drop-In Event): In honor of Taylor Swift's new album release, stop by the Teen Room to make a beaded bracelet or try your hand at blackout poetry.    Brou

Required
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Teen Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Description:
Grades 6-12 (Drop-In Event): In honor of Taylor Swift's new album release, stop by the Teen Room to make a beaded bracelet or try your hand at blackout poetry.    Brought to you by the 2023-2024 West Hartford Libraries Teen Advisory Boar...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Faxon Poets (Hybrid)

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 10:15am - 12:15pm
NWL Board Room at Noah Webster Library
Program Type:
Writing Group
Age Group:
Adult
Description:

The Faxon Poets Group was formed in 2002. The group typically meets on the third Saturday of every month at Noah Webster Library and will be a hybrid meeting (both through Zoom and

Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: NWL Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Writing Group
Description:
The Faxon Poets Group was formed in 2002. The group typically meets on the third Saturday of every month at Noah Webster Library and will be a hybrid meeting (both through Zoom and in person). The mission of the group is to provide a space for poe...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Pip Yoga visits Faxon (FX)

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:15am
FX Community Room at Faxon Branch
Program Type:
Lecture/Workshop
Age Group:
Children, Preschool, Family
Description:

Pip Yoga Studio visits the Faxon Library For ages 3-7 and their parents Pip Yoga for kids is a story-based yoga class focusing on mindfulness, creative movement and fun! Your

Required
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: FX Community Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Pip Yoga Studio visits the Faxon Library For ages 3-7 and their parents Pip Yoga for kids is a story-based yoga class focusing on mindfulness, creative movement and fun! Your little one will go on a narrative journey, stretching their bodies as...

Disclaimer(s)

Any individual requiring an accommodation to participate in a library program should contact the library two weeks prior to the program. Please use the contact information listed on this page.