Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Needlecrafters for a Cause

July 17, 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...

Tech Therapy - Canceled

July 18, 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: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Description:
Rob McWilliams, Connecticut author and newspaper columnist, will talk about the walk across Scotland that inspired his first book, The Kiss of Sweet Scottish Rain (published by Connecticut-based Homebound Publications in 2018). The presentation, full...

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

July 19, 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 ...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

July 19, 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...

Faxon Poets at Noah Webster Library (NWL)

July 20, 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)

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Local History Room
Age Group: Adult
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...

Library Board Meeting (optional)

July 22, 2019
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Monthly Board Meeting.  All are welcome and advance registration is optional.  ...

BISHOPS CORNER BOOK DISCUSSION - (BC)

July 23, 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....

Pokemon Go Jungle Cup Tournament

July 23, 2019
6:45pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Description:
Ages 13-Adult: All Pokémon Go trainers are welcome to participate in a ranked Silph League Arena Jungle Cup Tournament at the Noah Webster Library Tuesday, July 23!  Pre-registration preferred. Register...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

July 24, 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...

Wild Women Coffee Tasting (NWL)

July 24, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 31
Description:
This coffee program focuses on four main topics—growing, roasting and expressing coffee, and reading coffee labels to identify responsibly sourced beans.  It will finish with a “cupping;” a lively tasting session where a variety of beans and roa...

Tech Therapy

July 25, 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. ...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

July 26, 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...

Anime/Manga Club

July 29, 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...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

July 31, 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...

Connecticut Screenwriters (NWL)

July 31, 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...

Tech Therapy

August 1, 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. ...

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

August 2, 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 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 Hartford...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

August 2, 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...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
WEST HARTFORD READS 2019 - BOOK DISCUSSIONS In anticipation of author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's visit to West Hartford on October 24, six discussions of Ms. Adichie's books have been scheduled, all led by Connecticut librarians. Discus...

Night Owls Book Discussion (NWL)

August 6, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
Description Join us once a month on Tuesday evening (1st Tuesday) as we discuss stories about books and stories and those who love them. No registration necessary. Read the entire book, then show up by 7:00 pm at the Noah Webster Library, 20 So...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

August 7, 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...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Description:
THE POETRY OF TREES with Roderick Waterman. Poetry is inspired by many sources, but the impact of nature on the poetic imagination is perhaps a greater influence than any other (except, perhaps, for those old chestnuts love and romance). There are, t...

Tech Therapy

August 8, 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. ...

Connecticut Icons (NWL)

August 8, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Description:
As editor of Connecticut Magazine from 1989-2013, Charles Monagan spent years discovering and describing the people, places and things that make up the character of his home state. While there, he wrote a “Connecticut Icons” page every...

WH Fiction Writers (NWL)

August 8, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Writing Group
Description:
Library-sponsored fiction writers' group for adults meets monthly on the second Thursday at 7:00PM, in the Noah Webster Library Board Room (usually), 20 S. Main Street, West Hartford. The group began in 2005, with the objective of providing feedback ...