Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Babytime (NWL)

February 8, 2019
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 Fridays, ...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

February 9, 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 Cupcake Wars (NWL)

February 9, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Grades 6-12: Join the Teen Advisory Board as we bring back Cupcake Wars in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room Saturday, February 9 from 3-4PM. Compete in three rounds of cupcake decoration to enter to win fun prizes. Regis...

ONE WORLD LECTURE: PROF. THOMAS HARRINGTON (NWL)

February 10, 2019
2:00pm - 3:15pm
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: 60
Description:
ONE WORLD LECTURE: Is Resurgent Nationalism a Threat or a Renewal?: Exploring the Case of Catalonia LECTURE ABSTRACT: We are living in a time of resurgent nationalisms. This is generally seen as a negative trend, and not without reason. But is thi...

Mother Goose on the Loose (BC)

February 11, 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: 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 & ...

Bouncing Babies (BC)

February 11, 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, January 7, 14, 28 and Feb. 11 (no class on 1/21 or 2/4) from 11:30 ...

Cookbook Club (NWL)

February 11, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Monday, February 11: 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 bel...

COMPUTER COACH (FAXON)

February 12, 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 12, 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,...
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:
Another new year, another new diet, right?  Wrong!  Approximately 95% of diets fail--so why try another one?  This course will explore the many reasons that diets (NOT dieters!) fail and how to approach weight loss and maintenance with...

Being Mindful While Parenting (NWL)

February 12, 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

February 13, 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...

Classics of Modernism (NWL)

February 14, 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: 11
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...

WH Fiction Writers (NWL)

February 14, 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 ...

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

February 15, 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)

February 15, 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)

February 16, 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)

February 16, 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. ...

Nextgen Saturdays (NWL)

February 16, 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...

Closed

All Day
Branches:
Noah Webster Library, Bishops Corner Branch, Faxon Branch

Zoo on the Go! (FX)

February 19, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Family
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Zoo on the Go! A Winter Vacation Special Program Animals from the Zoo at Forest Park will visit Faxon Library on Tuesday, February 19. Registration is required, by filling out the form below or calling 860-561-8201. Zoo On the Go is a...

COMPUTER COACH (FAXON)

February 19, 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

February 19, 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...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

February 19, 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,...