Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Needlecrafters for a Cause

July 31, 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)

July 31, 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...

A Universe of Stories: Star Wars Bloxels (NWL)

August 1, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Teen Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Grades 6-12: Create a video game with Star Wars Bloxels and test out other peoples' games. This program requires participants to bring a smartphone or iPad with the Star Wars app downloaded on it (http://home.bloxelsbuilder.com/starwars/). If you do ...

Tech Therapy

August 1, 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. ...

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

August 2, 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 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 Hartford...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

August 2, 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)

August 3, 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. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Grades 6-12: Build a stomp rocket and a Mars space lander with activities from NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab. Sign up is required and seating is limited. Questions? Contact the teen department at 860-561-6996. ...

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

August 6, 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...

A Universe of Stories: Star Wars Bingo (NWL)

August 6, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 79
Description:
Entering grades 6-12: We are hosting (an original trilogy) Star Wars bingo event on August 6. Try your luck and win Jedi-approved prizes. Questions? Call the teen department at 860-561-6996. ...

Night Owls Book Discussion (NWL)

August 6, 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...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

August 7, 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: Offsite
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre, Writing Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Poetry in Action Series July 24 6:30 - 8:30PM Book Discussion of The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo August 7 6:30 - 8:30PM Teen Poetry Slam August 11 5:00 - 8:30PM Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Teen Night All events happening at the Hill-Stead...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
THE POETRY OF TREES with Roderick Waterman. Poetry is inspired by many sources, but the impact of nature on the poetic imagination is perhaps a greater influence than any other (except, perhaps, for those old chestnuts love and romance). There are, t...

A Universe of Stories: Teen Writing Group (NWL)

August 8, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Writing Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Grades 6-12: Attention teen writers! We are bringing back our Teen Writers Group for three dates in July and August. Read your work, listen to others' stories, and participate in fun creative writing exercises. Registration is requested, but not...

Tech Therapy

August 8, 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. ...

Connecticut Icons (NWL)

August 8, 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: 80
Description:
As editor of Connecticut Magazine from 1989-2013, Charles Monagan spent years discovering and describing the people, places and things that make up the character of his home state. While there, he wrote a “Connecticut Icons” page every...

WH Fiction Writers (NWL)

August 8, 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)

August 9, 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)

August 10, 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. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre, Writing Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Poetry in Action Series July 24 6:30 - 8:30PM Book Discussion of The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo August 7 6:30 - 8:30PM Teen Poetry Slam August 11 5:00 - 8:30PM Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Teen Night All events happening at the Hill-Stead...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Entering grades 6-12: Use mythological clues to escape the room in 45 minutes or less. You don't have to have read Rick Riordans' novels to participate, but it will be more fun if you do. Register individually or as a team. Questions? Call the teen d...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Entering grades 6-12: Use mythological clues to escape the room in 45 minutes or less. You don't have to have read Rick Riordans' novels to participate, but it will be more fun if you do. Register individually or as a team. Questions? Call the t...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Entering grades 6-12: Use mythological clues to escape the room in 45 minutes or less. You don't have to have read Rick Riordans' novels to participate, but it will be more fun if you do. Register individually or as a team. Questions? Call the t...