Upcoming Events

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POETRY NOW! Series (NWL)

January 16, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop, Writing Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

January 17, 2020
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 ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

January 17, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Faxon Poets at Noah Webster Library (NWL)

January 18, 2020
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...

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TECH THERAPY (BISHOPS CORNER)

January 20, 2020
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 -...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Mother Goose on the Loose (FX)

January 21, 2020
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: 15
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 & ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

January 21, 2020
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: 15
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 & ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

STAY & PLAY (FX)

January 21, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Children's Area
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. If you registered for Mother Goose,...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

SING & STOMP (NWL)

January 21, 2020
11:30am - 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: 40
Description:
SING & STOMP Ages 2-5 years, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. An active music and movement experience for children for children and caregivers. Sing, dance, shake and stomp to y...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

PLAY, LEARN, CREATE (NWL)

January 21, 2020
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: 15
Description:
Play, Learn, Create  Ages 3-5 years, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Explore interactive activities that encourage the development of early literacy skills. Meets on Tues...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Early Birds Book Discussion (NWL)

January 21, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Description:
  Join us on the third Tuesday afternoon of every month for the Early Birds Book Discussion. New members are always welcome in this lively staff-led conversation about great books and what makes them so! Early Birds 2019-2020 Theme: Works ...

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

January 21, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Being Mindful While Parenting (NWL)

January 21, 2020
6:45pm - 7:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
BEING MINDFUL WHILE PARENTING Make parenting a more mindful experience! Registration is not required but requested. TUESDAYS December 3 & 17, 2019, January 7 & 21, February 4 & 18, March 3 & 17 Parenting is more enjoyable when ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

The Atlantic Magazine Discussion (NWL)

January 21, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.

Toddlertime (NWL)

January 22, 2020
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 Wednesdays Janu...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Infant" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

FAMILY STORYTIME (NWL)

January 22, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
FAMILY STORYTIME For Families; registration requested but walk-ins welcome! Join us for a storytime for the whole family. Children of all ages are welcome. This program features songs, rhymes, dancing and stories. Meets on Wednesdays, Janu...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Infant" group.

Babytime (NWL)

January 22, 2020
11:30am - 12:15pm
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 Wednesdays, J...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Needlecrafters for a Cause

January 22, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Therapy (Faxon)

January 22, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
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. ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Advisory Board - NWL

January 22, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Description:
Meeting of the Teen Advisory Board. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Discussion Group, Film
Description:
WEDNESDAYS AT 6:15PM Noah Webster Library Meeting Room Join film professor Nick Rocco Scalia for a screening and discussion of the Films of John Carpenter. From the genre-defining works, to the cult classics, to the overlooked gems, Nic...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

January 23, 2020
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: 15
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 & ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

PRESCHOOL LAB (FX)

January 23, 2020
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime, Lecture/Workshop, Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
PRESCHOOL LAB: Storytime for Young Scientists Ages 3-5 years, child alone This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Hands-on storytime includes simple experiments and sensory activities on such concepts as A Rainbow o...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

MINI-MAKERS (NWL)

January 23, 2020
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: 15
Description:
MINI-MAKERS Ages 3-5 years, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Perfect for those who enjoy listening to stories, exploring fun activities and making their own creations. Meets on Thursdays...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 77
Description:
This program will explain the difference between skilled nursing homes, independent and assisted living communities, continuing care retirement communities and memory care communities. How do these communities differ in care and amenities? Informatio...