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This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Teen
Description:
The continuing campaign in the Wild Beyond the Witchlight D&D 5e setting. 7th to 12th grade teens only. We can accommodate walk-ins, however as the campaign is ongoing, some preparation is recommended. Interested in joining? Or perhaps volunteeri...
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.

The Nutcracker (Offsite)

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adult, Children, Teen, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
The Nutcracker (ballet selections) Family CT Concert Ballet performs selections from The Nutcracker with dancers in full costumes. Please note: Program to be held at the West Hartford Conference Center (Town Hall Auditorium) 50 Sou...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Infant" group.

Babytime (NWL)

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Infant
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
BABYTIME Ages newborn - 12 months  This is a drop-in class. Informal gathering for conversation and play. Parent or caregiver must accompany each child. Meets on Tuesdays, November 29, December 6 & 13 at 11:00 AM. Please note:...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 82
Description:
As the opioid crisis rages and an avalanche of people struggle with substance use disorder (SUD), their families look for ways to help them—to save them. The new book by New York Times bestselling author Judy L. Mandel, White Flag, is the story of on...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween" group.

Faxon Tween Den (FX)

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tween
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
FAXON TWEEN DEN Grades 5-7 This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. The Faxon Meeting Room is the place to hang out after school for chess, art cart, beads, and board games. Parents can drop children off after comple...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Mugs & More (NWL)

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Mugs & More Ages 6-9 Join us for a special 2 series workshop when The Claypen joins us on:     • Wednesday, November 30: to decorate a mug using ceramic paint and on • Wednesday, December 14:  to do a craft, have some...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Teen
Description:
Meeting of the 2022-2023 Teen Advisory Board. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Gallery
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Writing Group
Description:
Celebrate National Novel Writing Month in-person for the first time since 2019! Work on your NaNoWriMo novel, meet other local authors, and complete BINGO challenges to be entered to win prizes! Covered beverages and light refreshments are permi...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Teen Room
Age Group: Teen
Description:
The continuing campaign in the Out of the Abyss D&D 5e setting. 7th to 12th grade teens only. We can accommodate walk-ins, however as the campaign is ongoing, some preparation is recommended. Interested in joining? Or perhaps volunteering with D&...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Language ESOL
Description:
The Building Connections Book Club is for Advanced English learners who want to develop their English reading and communication skills in a diverse, inspiring and encouraging environment. The group will meet once a week for ten weeks to discuss a wor...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: 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 6 PM. Meetings are typically held either in the Library Meeting Room or the Board R...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Practice English (FX)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Language ESOL
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 "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
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. on Zoom. Average attendance is approximately 25 p...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Book Art: Trees

10:30am - 11:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Teen Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library STUDIO 20 SOUTH
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop, Technology Class, Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Have you ever wanted to start a podcast? Attend a workshop where you can learn every step of the process from conceptualization to recording, from post-production to publishing. All equipment will be provided, and no prior experience is necessary. Th...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
The SHAKESPEARE BOOK CLUB has gone VIRTUAL (until further notice)! FOR INFORMATION ON ACCESSING OUR 2022-2023 SEASON via ZOOM, please EMAIL: bard@westhartfordlibrary.org Virtual programs by Capital Classics Theatre Company https://...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Infant" group.

Babytime (NWL)

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Infant
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
BABYTIME Ages newborn - 12 months  This is a drop-in class. Informal gathering for conversation and play. Parent or caregiver must accompany each child. Meets on Tuesdays, November 29, December 6 & 13 at 11:00 AM. Please note:...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Staff
Description:
WHPL D&D Members, Teen Volunteers, DM's and Librarians will begin discussing a large-scale D&D event planned for 2023. Please bring ideas with you to share! Email whpldnd@gmail.com for information and/or the Zoom link. ...
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. Find more information on book discussion groups on our webpage: https://ww...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Things That Go! (NWL)

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Things That Go! For ages 2-5 Whoosh, Dig, Honk, Zoom, Toot, Beep!  Join your library friends in a busy transportation storytime adventure!  Parent/caregiver must attend with child. Registration required.  You are registering f...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween" group.

Faxon Tween Den (FX)

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tween
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
FAXON TWEEN DEN Grades 5-7 This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. The Faxon Meeting Room is the place to hang out after school for chess, art cart, beads, and board games. Parents can drop children off after comple...