Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adult" group.

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

December 13, 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...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Practice SAT / ACT Test

December 14, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Grades 9-12: Get ready for your next standardized test at the Noah Webster Library! C2 Education is offering free full practice tests (minus the essay portion) on four dates this fall. Come to one, two, three or all sessions and when y...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Multi Town Star Wars Trivia - Farmington Library

December 14, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Saturday, December 14, Snow Date: 1/11/2020 Test your knowledge of the first eight Star Wars films against teens from other towns! Trivia open to grades 5-12; arrive by 12:30PM to save your seat. Movie-themed snacks, buttons, fan club name tags, a...
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

DIY Sharpie Mugs

December 16, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Grades 6-12: Make a DIY mug with oil-based Sharpie. Create your own design, or use one of the templates provided. Perfect for drinking hot chocolate or for holiday gifting. Seating is limited and registration is required. Sign up online or by ca...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Anime/Manga Club

December 16, 2019
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Polar Express (FAXON)

December 16, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Film
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 31
Description:
Watch the Polar Express movie at the library in your pajamas! We’ll have hot cocoa and treats. You can even write a letter to Santa! Registration is required below.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Cookbook Club (NWL)

December 16, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
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:
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 below) at our circulatio...

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

December 17, 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...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

December 17, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Local History Room
Description:
The Local History Room, located at the Noah Webster Library, is open and staffed by a volunteer today. In addition, many materials from this collection may be accessed during all library hours. Please inquire at the Reference Desk. ...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

December 17, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Description:
The Local History Room, located at the Noah Webster Library, is normally open for research on Tuesday evenings from 6PM-8:45 PM. If you are coming from a distance to do research, please call the Reference Desk at 860-561-6990 to confirm. In addition,...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Being Mindful While Parenting (NWL)

December 17, 2019
6:45pm - 7:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
BEING MINDFUL WHILE PARENTING Make parenting a more mindful experience! Registration is not required but requested. TUESDAYS December 3 & 17, 2019, January 7 & 21, February 4 & 18, March 3 & 17 Parenting is more enjoyable when ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

The Atlantic Magazine Discussion (NWL)

December 17, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
3rd TUESDAY at 7:00PM - Grab your free copy of The Atlantic monthly magazine and join the library-sponsored discussion at 7:00pm on the third Tuesday of month (most months) in the Noah Webster Library Board Room, 20 South Main Street. All that's need...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Needlecrafters for a Cause

December 18, 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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Therapy (Faxon)

December 18, 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 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. ...
This event is in the "Tween" group.

Code Your Hero (Faxon)

December 18, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Tween
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Join millions of people around the globe by doing a one-hour coding activity during CS Education Week. Using Scratch you will choose an everyday hero from your own life and build a story or game using code that gives your hero sup...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Polar Express (NWL)

December 18, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Film
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
Description:
Watch the Polar Express movie at the library in your pajamas! We’ll have hot cocoa and treats. You can even write a letter to Santa! Registration is required below.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Therapy (NWL)

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

Teen Intro to Coding (NWL)

December 19, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Learning Lab
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Grades 5-8: In honor of Hour of Code, learn how to create a simple website using HTML. Seating is limited and registration is required. Sign up online or call the teen department at 860-561-6996. ...

Pokemon Go Timeless Cup Tournament (NWL)

December 19, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Description:
Ages 13-Adult: All Pokémon Go trainers are welcome to participate in a ranked Silph League Arena Timeless Cup Tournament at the Noah Webster Library on Thursday, December 19! Pre-registration is preferred. Register directly here. On-site registrat...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

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

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

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

Faxon Poets at Noah Webster Library (NWL)

December 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...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

December 21, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Local History Room
Description:
The Local History Room, located at the Noah Webster Library, is normally open for research today between 10am and 12pm. If you are coming from a distance to do research, please call the Reference Desk at 860-561-6990 to confirm. In addition, many mat...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

ART FUN with Laura Marks (NWL)

December 21, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
ART FUN with Laura Marks Children ages 3-6 with their parents are invited to the Noah Webster Library Story Room on Saturday mornings to enjoy art activities focusing on senses and patterns with instructor Laura Marks. Register (for one ...

TECH THERAPY (BISHOPS CORNER)

December 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 -...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Infant" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

FAMILY STORYTIME (FX)

December 23, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
FAXON FAMILY STORYTIME Families, no registration required Join us for a drop-in storytime for the whole family. Children of all ages are welcome. This program features songs, rhymes, dancing and stories. Meets on Mondays, December 2, 9, 23*, 30...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

BISHOPS CORNER BOOK DISCUSSION - (BC)

December 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....