Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Rolie-Polie Guacamole (NWL)

February 2, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
Rolie Polie Guacamole is an award-winning family & children friendly band from Brooklyn, New York sharing a mix of funk, rock and folk music mashed into original tunes about natural living, healthy eating and staying active. Great fun for th...

A British Afternoon Tea Party (NWL)

February 2, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
An Afternoon British Tea Party for students in grades 2-5. This is a 90 minute presentation with tea, linens, china, and sweet treats. Serina Julien of The Tea Round brings the British tradition of afternoon tea to you.  Registration begins...

Connecticut's African American Heroines

February 3, 2019
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop, Staff
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 44
Description:
African Americans have played a major role in the development of our state, our nation and our world. African American women from Connecticut are no exception. This interactive multi-media program presented by the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame wil...

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

February 4, 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)

February 4, 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, January 7, 14, 28 and February 4, fro...

Play, Learn, Create (NWL)

February 4, 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:
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, January 7,...

Piper's Birthday Party (FX)

February 4, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Description:
PIPER'S BIRTHDAY PARTY! Ages 2 and up with an adult. This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. It's time for another birthday for the Piper Girl. She's finally four! We'll share flannel board stories, songs and cake. ...

Shakespeare Book Club (NWL)

February 4, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
MONDAY - West Hartford Libraries and the Capital Classics Theatre Company team up to bring you the Shakespeare Book Club monthly. Join Capital Classics Artistic Associate and Professor of Theatre Geoffrey Sheehan in discussions of Shakespeare's great...

Mother Goose on the Loose (FX)

February 5, 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)

February 5, 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)

February 5, 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)

February 5, 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)

February 5, 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 ...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

February 5, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
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 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,...

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

February 6, 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 & ...

Art Cart (NWL)

February 6, 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 January 9, 16, 23, 30 and February 6. IMPORTANT:&...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

February 6, 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...

A Century of Connecticut Fashion, 1860-1960 (NWL)

February 6, 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: 72
Description:
Maybe you remember Grandma’s old blue dress and serious shoes or Dad’s best suit and hat, but did you ever wonder why they wore what they wore? This program explores how clothing communicates who we are, what we do, and the society in which we live. ...

Mother Goose on the Loose (FX)

February 7, 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: 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 & ...

TIME for TWO'S (NWL)

February 7, 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 Thursdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31 and February...

Stay & Play (FX)

February 7, 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 ...

Wonderful Ones (NWL)

February 7, 2019
11:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Infant
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
WONDERFUL ONES Ages 1 year, child with adult. This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. An energetic story time to match the energy of beginning walkers! Designed for active one-year-olds and their caregivers to enjoy...

Anime/Manga Club

February 7, 2019
5:30pm - 8:30pm
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...

Classics of Modernism (NWL)

February 7, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
This course is a unique opportunity to really deconstruct the nuances and implications of influential texts; to debate what things mean and hear other perspectives in discussions guided by the questions and suggestions of a university professor. It i...

Toddlertime (NWL)

February 8, 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...