Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

First Ladies (NWL)

March 21, 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: 21
Description:
Presented by Mariann Millard, Licensed Washington, DC Guide and International Tour Director, the purpose of the presentation is to educate and entertain participants about the personalities and adventures of the women who became the First Ladies of t...

POETRY NOW! Series (NWL)

March 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Description:
THURSDAY - POETRY NOW! - LIBRARY BOARD ROOM Join Julie Choffel, West Hartford's Poet Laureate, in reading and conversation about poems that speak to our lives today. Each time we will discuss a different handful of poems from a range of contempora...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

March 23, 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. ...

Teen Minute to Win It Challenge (NWL)

March 23, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Grades 6-12: Want to see if you can complete a series of challenges in under a minute? Have your scores measured against other competitors' to see who is the ultimate Minute to Win It champion! Registration is required and seating is limited. Si...

Mother Goose on the Loose (BC)

March 25, 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: 1
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)

March 25, 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 & ...

TIME for TWO'S (NWL)

March 25, 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:
TIME FOR TWO’S Ages 24-35 months, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Join us for stories, finger games, movement activities and playtime. Meets on Mondays, March 4, 11, 18, 25, from 10:15 ...

Bouncing Babies (BC)

March 25, 2019
11:30am - 12:00pm
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, March 4, 11, 18 & 25, from 11:30 am – 12:00 noon. IMPORTANT:...

Play, Learn, Create (NWL)

March 25, 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: 3
Description:
PLAY, LEARN, CREATE Ages 3-5 years, child alone. This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Explore interactive activities that encourage the development of early literacy skills. Meets on Mondays, March 4, 11, 18...

TECH THERAPY (BISHOPS CORNER)

March 25, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Description:
Our Tech Therapist will do his 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 -m ...

Anime/Manga Club

March 25, 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: 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...

Come Learn With Me: Family Storytime

March 25, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
A wonderful opportunity for families to learn how to help support their children’s early learning. Includes open play and a storytime offering early literacy tips and ideas for parents. Each week families will take home books, toys and other  m...
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Local History Room
Age Group: Adult
Description:
The Local History Room will not be open this afternoon or evening.However, many materials from this collection may be accessed during all library hours. Please inquire at the Reference Desk. ...

BISHOPS CORNER BOOK DISCUSSION - (BC)

March 26, 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....

Mother Goose on the Loose (FX)

March 26, 2019
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community 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 & ...

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

March 26, 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 & ...

Stay & Play (FX)

March 26, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community 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 ages 18 months and up. Have fun with building blocks, puzzles, and other age-appropriate toys. Those registered for Mother Goose ...

Mighty Builders (NWL)

March 26, 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:
MIGHTY BUILDERS Ages 3-5 years, child alone This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Enjoy stories about construction, inventing and engineering. Build with Legos, blocks, create a marble run and more! A great opport...

COMPUTER COACH (FAXON)

March 26, 2019
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Class
Description:
Computer Coaches can assist with basic computer skills, email, word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet searching. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED ...

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

March 26, 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...

Library Board Meeting

March 26, 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.  ...

Being Mindful While Parenting (NWL)

March 26, 2019
6:45pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Description:
BEING MINDFUL WHILE PARENTING Make parenting a more mindful experience! TUESDAYS January 8 & 22, February 12 & 26, March 12 & 26, April 9 & 23, May 14 & 28. Parenting is more enjoyable when you are calm - achieve this with ...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Description:
ONE WORLD LECTURE: "THE POLITICS OF REPRESSION IN THE MIDDLE EAST" SUMMARY STATEMENT: The legacies of repression in Egypt and Tunisia contributed to developments in each country after the 2011 'Arab Spring' uprisings. This lecture will dissect the...

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

March 27, 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
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 & ...

Art Cart (NWL)

March 27, 2019
11:15am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Children's Main Floor Area
Description:
ART CART No registration required! Join us on Wednesdays in the Children's Room for creative art experiences for children and their caregivers. Make it! Take it! Meets on Wednesdays March 6, 13, 20 & 27. IMPORTANT: No prog...