Upcoming Events

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Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

CRAFTY MORNING (BC)

September 25, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Description:
CRAFTY MORNINGS Ages 2 and older; child with adult No registration, a drop-in program Creative art experience. Make it! Take it! Meets on Wednesdays, September 11, 18, 25 & October 2 from 10:15 – 11:00 am. IMPORTAN...

Babytime (NWL)

September 25, 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 Wednesdays, S...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

September 25, 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...

Connecticut Screenwriters (NWL)

September 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Writing Group
Description:
WEDNESDAY - Connecticut Screenwriters, a library-sponsored group, was established in April 2004. The group meets on the last Wednesday of every month (except Dec.) at 7 PM. Meetings are typically held either in the Library Meeting Room or the Board R...

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

September 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: 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 & ...

Mighty Builders (NWL)

September 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: 15
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...

Tech Therapy

September 26, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Learning Lab
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. ...

Trees of West Hartford - Trees in Art (NWL)

September 26, 2019
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Tween, Teen
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop, Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 52
Description:
More details as they become available... How trees have been depicted by artists over time with examples (slides) from the permanent collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford. This program is made possible with generous fundi...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

September 27, 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)

September 28, 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. ...

Sparkly Treasures (NWL)

September 28, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool, Tween
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 71
Description:
Create a sparkly box using tape, feathers and jewels. ...

Chocolate Workshop (NWL)

September 28, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Program highlighting chocolate entrepreneurs, the history of how chocolate is made and where it comes from, fun chocolate trivia and make and take chocolate creations using various techniques of dipping, decorating, and combing. Demonstration and use...

Jeff Mainville's Acoustic Trio (Blue Back Square)

September 28, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Blue Back Square
Age Group: Adult, Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Tween, Teen, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
Connecticut-based vocal & guitar duo, featuring Jeff Mainville and Billy Steele, have been performing together for 30 years, and with piano player extraordinaire Erik Haeger since 2001.  With over 1,000 shows in the past 18 years, they cover...

Adios, Coco Chanel! DIY Herbal Perfume (NWL)

September 28, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Ditch your store-bought perfume! Most contain dozens of chemicals that do not have to be disclosed on the label. Join the mother/daughter Grounded Goodwife duo to experiment with base fragrances, mid-tones, and top notes. Create your signature scent,...

Chocolate Workshop (NWL)

September 28, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Description:
A fun, educational talk highlighting the history and health benefits of tea and dark chocolate (cacao) with insights from my commercially licensed chocolatier background. We will discuss how to brew a proper cuppa and the tenants of the Tea Ceremony....

Teen Emoji String Art (NWL)

September 28, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Grades 6-12: Come celebrate West Hartford Libraries Happiness Day by making your own string art happy emoji! All materials and instruction are provided by the wonderful Crafty Creations. Seating is limited and registration is required. Plea...

Band: 3G (Blue Back Square)

September 28, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Blue Back Square
Age Group: Adult, Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Tween, Teen, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
Connecticut's up and coming rock & roll party band will put on a show you'll never forget! With Bradd on the guitar and vocals, Chris on keyboards, guitar, and vocals, and the amazing vocals of Kasi, you will be blown away by this young talented ...

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TECH THERAPY (BISHOPS CORNER)

September 30, 2019
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 -...

Mother Goose on the Loose (FX)

October 1, 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: 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 & ...

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

October 1, 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: 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 & ...

TIME for TWO'S (NWL)

October 1, 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: 15
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 Tuesdays, September 10, 17, 24, October 1...

SING & STOMP (NWL)

October 1, 2019
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 1-5 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...

COME LEARN with ME (NWL)

October 1, 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: 8
Description:
COME LEARN with ME: Moving Beyond Storytime  *Ages 3-5 years*, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. A parent education program based on the 5 principles of Every Child Ready to Rea...

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

October 1, 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...

Night Owls Book Discussion (NWL)

October 1, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
Description Join us once a month on Tuesday evening (1st Tuesday) as we discuss stories about books and stories and those who love them. No registration necessary. Read the entire book, then show up by 7:00 pm at the Noah Webster Library, 20 So...

Toddlertime (NWL)

October 2, 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 Wednesdays...