Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Local History Room Open (NWL)

June 25, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
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,...

Smartphone Photography (NWL)

June 25, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Want to learn how to turn your favorite photo into a work of art? Now you can! Learn some basic tips on how to take better photos and editing techniques using the free editing app Snapseed with your smartphone. Then turn your images into photo painti...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

June 26, 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...

Teen DIY Galaxy T-Shirts (NWL)

June 26, 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
Description:
Grades 6-12: Celebrate "A Universe of Stories" (summer reading theme) with Galaxy T-Shirts! It's just like tie dye in reverse. Take a black t-shirt and layer it with multi-color fabric paint to create a cool intergalactic effect. Shirts, paints, and ...

Connecticut Screenwriters (NWL)

June 26, 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...

COME LEARN with ME (NWL)

June 27, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
COME LEARN with ME: Moving Beyond Storytime  Ages 2-3 years, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. A parent education program based on the 5 principles of Every Child Ready to Read ...

Family Storytime (BC)

June 27, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
FAMILY STORYTIME Child with adult, 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 Thursdays, June 27, July 11, ...

Stay & Play (BC)

June 27, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
STAY & PLAY Ages 18 months & up, child with adult, No registration required An informal play time for children of all ages. Have fun with building blocks, puzzles, and other age-appropriate toys. Families attending Family Stor...

MINI-MAKERS (NWL)

June 27, 2019
11:30am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
MINI-MAKERS Ages 3-5 years, adult optional! This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Perfect for preschoolers who enjoy listening to stories, exploring fun activities & making their own creations! Parents ar...

Tech Therapy

June 27, 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. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Film
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Description:
Film - Stonewall Uprising (82 min) Panel discussion will follow after the film, including: Regina Dyton Program Manager, Children's Advocacy Center, St. Francis Hospital and Journey Writers: Queer Black History Mary Bernstein Department...

Pokémon Go Rainbow Cup PVP Tournament

June 27, 2019
6:15pm - 8:15pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Description:
Ages 13-Adult: All Pokémon Go trainers are welcome to participate in a ranked Silph League Arena Rainbow Cup Tournament at the Noah Webster Library Thursday June 27!  Pre-registration preferred. Register directly...

Summer Family Dance Party

June 27, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Blue Back Square
Age Group: Adult, Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Tween, Teen, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
Sing, dance, and jump the night away with our friend DJ Red Supreme (aka Austin Dailey). Setting in Blue Back is limited, so feel free to bring your own folding chairs. Supported with funding from the West Hartford Library Foundation. ...

Teen Paint Night (NWL)

June 27, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Grades 6-12: Come, relax, and make an "out-of-this world" piece of art. Materials and instruction are provided by the talented Pam's Picassos. Seating is limited and registration is required. Sign up online. Registrants will receive an RSVP e-mail...

Toddlertime (NWL)

June 28, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
TODDLERTIME No registration required! Join us for an informal weekly gathering of age appropriate toys, conversation and a brief program of finger games & music. A parent or caregiver must accompany each child. Meets on Fridays&nb...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

June 28, 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...

Babytime (NWL)

June 28, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Infant
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
BABYTIME No registration required! Join us for an informal weekly gathering of age appropriate toys, conversation and a brief program of finger games & music. A parent or caregiver must accompany each child. Meets on Fridays, ...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

June 29, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Description:
Practice English is a drop-in program for those who want to improve their English skills. For more information please call 860.561.8201. No registration required. ...

Mother Goose on the Loose (BC)

July 1, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
MOTHER GOOSE on the LOOSE Ages 18 months-4 years, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Mother goose on the Loose is an early-literacy program that combines music, movement, visual literacy & ...

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

July 1, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
MOTHER GOOSE on the LOOSE Ages 18 months-4 years, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Mother goose on the Loose is an early-literacy program that combines music, movement, visual literacy & ...

Copy of Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

July 1, 2019
11:15am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
MOTHER GOOSE on the LOOSE Ages 18 months-4 years, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Mother goose on the Loose is an early-literacy program that combines music, movement, visual literacy & ...

Bouncing Babies (BC)

July 1, 2019
11:30am - 12:15pm
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
BOUNCING BABIES Ages newborn to 18 Months, no registration required. This program features songs, rhymes, knee bounces and stories followed by group playtime! Meets on Mondays, July 1, 8, 15 & 22 from 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. IMPORTANT:...

TECH THERAPY (BISHOPS CORNER)

July 1, 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 -...

Anime/Manga Club

July 1, 2019
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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...

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

July 2, 2019
10:15am - 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:
MOTHER GOOSE on the LOOSE Ages 18 months-4 years, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Mother goose on the Loose is an early-literacy program that combines music, movement, visual literacy & ...

COME LEARN with ME (NWL)

July 2, 2019
11:30am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
COME LEARN with ME: Moving Beyond Storytime  Ages 3-5 years, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. A parent education program based on the 5 principles of Every Child Ready to Read ...