Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
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Practice SAT Test with C2 Education (NWL)

April 6, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Grades 9-12: Get ready for the SAT at the Noah Webster Library! Register to take a full practice test (minus the essay portion) in a no-pressure environment. Sign up for one date or both and be sure to bring pencils and calculator with...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

April 6, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Description:
The Local History Room, located at the Noah Webster Library, is normally open for research today between 10am and 2pm. If you are coming from a distance to do research, please call the Reference Desk at 860-561-6990 to confirm. In addition, many mate...

The Faxon Poets Annual Reading (NWL)

April 7, 2019
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Author Event, Writing Group
Description:
Join The Faxon Poets in celebrating the publication of their 13th Chapbook PERSPECTIVES XIII at a Poetry Reading and Celebration Party at the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, on Sunday April 7th at 1:30 PM. ...

Anime/Manga Club

April 8, 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...

Cookbook Club (NWL)

April 8, 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: 20
Description:
Monday, April 8: 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) ...

COMPUTER COACH (FAXON)

April 9, 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)

April 9, 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...

Being Mindful While Parenting (NWL)

April 9, 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 ...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

April 10, 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 Gallery
Age Group: Adult, Tween, Teen, Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Art Brings Me Back by Candace M. Nystrom GALLERY SHOW AND RECEPTION at the Noah Webster Library. The artist will be available to talk about her work, and is looking forward to meeting you! All are invited! Candace Nystrom has bee...

Mah Jong - American Version (NWL)

April 11, 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: 27
Description:
Mah Jong is a fascinating game that originated in China and was adopted by Americans in the 1920s.  It is a game for 4 people played with beautifully carved Chinese tiles. The American version of the game has added jokers and a standardized card...

WH Fiction Writers (NWL)

April 11, 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 ...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

April 12, 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...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

April 13, 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. ...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

April 13, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Description:
The Local History Room, located at the Noah Webster Library, is normally open for research today between 10am and 2pm. If you are coming from a distance to do research, please call the Reference Desk at 860-561-6990 to confirm. In addition, many mate...

Nextgen Saturdays (NWL)

April 13, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Children's Main Floor Area
Age Group: Preschool, Tween, Teen, Family
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop, Arts/Crafts
Description:
Do you like to build with Legos? Come play with motors, gears, moving vehicles and learn some basic engineering. You might also make a friend or two! Stop by to see what you can create. Meets in the main area of the Children’s Room from 1-4 PM. No re...

COMPUTER COACH (FAXON)

April 16, 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 ...

Early Birds Book Discussion -NWL

April 16, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
Description The Early Birds is the library's staff-led afternoon book discussion group which meets on the third Tuesday of the month, September through June. New members are always welcome. Copies of the book are available at the Noah Webster L...

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

April 16, 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...

The Atlantic Magazine Discussion (NWL)

April 16, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
THE ATLANTIC discussion group meets on the 3rd TUESDAY of the month at 7:00PM - Grab your free copy of The Atlantic monthly magazine (supply is limited) and join the library-sponsored discussion at 7:00pm on the third Tuesday of month (most months) i...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

April 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...

Faxon Poets at Noah Webster Library (NWL)

April 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...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

April 20, 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. ...