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This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
THIS WEEKLY DISCUSSION SERIES HAS GONE VIRTUAL - TO RECEIVE LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS to ZOOM in on FRIDAYS at 11am, PLEASE EMAIL: newyorker@westhartfordlibrary.org   The New Yorker magazine discussion group first met on May 2...

Closed

All Day
Branches:
Noah Webster Library, Bishops Corner Branch, Faxon Branch
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Book Ranting Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Grades 6-12: Join this "unstructured" book group where teens share their favorite books they have read or are reading. At the end of each meeting, attendees will vote for the most interesting read mentioned, and that book will be ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Book Buddies (VIRTUAL)

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime, Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Virtual Book Buddies Grades K-3: Sign up to read books, play games, and sing songs with West Hartford Libraries high school volunteers in Zoom! Practice reading aloud or ask your teen buddy to read to you. Multiple sessions are offered: Monda...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Book Buddies (VIRTUAL)

3:45pm - 4:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime, Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Virtual Book Buddies Grades K-3: Sign up to read books, play games, and sing songs with West Hartford Libraries high school volunteers in Zoom! Practice reading aloud or ask your teen buddy to read to you. Multiple sessions are offered: Monda...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
  THIS SUMMER, THE SHAKESPEARE BOOK CLUB HAS GONE VIRTUAL! FOR INFORMATION ON ACCESSING MEETINGS via ZOOM, EMAIL: bard@westhartfordlibrary.org Virtual programs by Capital Classics Theatre Company https://www.capitalclassics...
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Program Type: Technology Class
Description:
Grades 6-12: Join us every Tuesday on YouTube as Teen Advisory Board member Evan P. teaches an 8-part coding course for teens. Check out all 8 episodes to complete your own tech project.   July 7: How to install and IDE, what is an ID...
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Join us for our virtual book discussion led by library staff! Books for discussion by this group will be chosen, at least in part, based on their availability in West Hartford's online collections. Please register below with your email. The week p...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
  THE ATLANTIC monthly magazine discussion has gone VIRTUAL. For information on how to participate via ZOOM please email the library at: atlantic@westhartfordlibrary.org. THE ATLANTIC discussion group meets on the 3rd TUESDAY most mon...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 70
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).  Sailing Under John Paul Jones is a swashbuckling non-f...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Minecraft Meetups

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teen
Description:
Grades 6-12: Join us in the West Hartford Libraries Minecraft server to play with other local teens. We will have occasional scavenger hunts, building competitions, and other special events. If you are a high school student interested in becoming ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Book Buddies (VIRTUAL)

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime, Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Virtual Book Buddies Grades K-3: Sign up to read books, play games, and sing songs with West Hartford Libraries high school volunteers in Zoom! Practice reading aloud or ask your teen buddy to read to you. Multiple sessions are offered: Monda...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Book Buddies (VIRTUAL)

3:45pm - 4:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Virtual Book Buddies Grades K-3: Sign up to read books, play games, and sing songs with West Hartford Libraries high school volunteers in Zoom! Practice reading aloud or ask your teen buddy to read to you. Multiple sessions are offered: Monda...
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Description:
Grades 5-8: Think you know your literature? Join us for a Kahoot! style Battle of the Books trivia competition with special questions from Kids' Lit Quiz written just for this event! Register with your email to get a Zoom link several days befor...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
THIS WEEKLY DISCUSSION SERIES HAS GONE VIRTUAL - TO RECEIVE LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS to ZOOM in on FRIDAYS at 11am, PLEASE EMAIL: newyorker@westhartfordlibrary.org   The New Yorker magazine discussion group first met on May 2...

Closed

All Day
Branches:
Noah Webster Library, Bishops Corner Branch, Faxon Branch
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Program Type: Technology Class
Description:
Grades 6-12: Join us every Tuesday on YouTube as Teen Advisory Board member Evan P. teaches an 8-part coding course for teens. Check out all 8 episodes to complete your own tech project.   July 7: How to install and IDE, what is an ID...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 57
Description:
Hear from the Chair of the Clean Energy Commission about West Hartford’s exciting new plan to achieve 100% clean energy, a critical strategy to address climate change. Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 West Hartford will facilitate a community conversatio...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Minecraft Meetups

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teen
Description:
Grades 6-12: Join us in the West Hartford Libraries Minecraft server to play with other local teens. We will have occasional scavenger hunts, building competitions, and other special events. If you are a high school student interested in becoming ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Writing Group
Description:
THE CONNECTICUT SCREENWRITERS HAVE GONE VIRTUAL! FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO CONNECT VIA ZOOM TO MEETINGS, PLEASE EMAIL: screenwriter@westhartfordlibrary.org    WEDNESDAY - Connecticut Screenwriters, a library-sponsored group, was...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
THIS WEEKLY DISCUSSION SERIES HAS GONE VIRTUAL - TO RECEIVE LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS to ZOOM in on FRIDAYS at 11am, PLEASE EMAIL: newyorker@westhartfordlibrary.org   The New Yorker magazine discussion group first met on May 2...

Closed

All Day
Branches:
Noah Webster Library, Bishops Corner Branch, Faxon Branch
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Teen
Description:
Grades 6-12: Teens are invited to submit work to our first-ever TEEN SUMMER WRITING CONTEST. Original poems, short stories, and essays will be accepted and must follow the following guidelines: Entries must be original work submitted by West Ha...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Gallery
Age Group: Adult, Tween, Teen, Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Description:
CATS vs. DOGS: TAILS of WEST HARTFORD is the theme of a juried community art show at the Noah Webster Library Gallery, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut. The art show will run from December 1 , 2020, through February, 2021.&n...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
Join us on the first Tuesday evening of each month to discuss great books. If you are interested in joining, please contact Andrew Piro, apiro@westhartfordct.gov. Click here for a full listing of Night Owl discussion books! ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
THIS WEEKLY DISCUSSION SERIES HAS GONE VIRTUAL - TO RECEIVE LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS to ZOOM in on FRIDAYS at 11am, PLEASE EMAIL: newyorker@westhartfordlibrary.org   The New Yorker magazine discussion group first met on May 2...