Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Computer Coach

November 29, 2019
1:00pm - 2:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Learning Lab
Program Type: Author Event
Description:
Computer Coaches can assist with basic computer skills, email, word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet searching. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED ...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

November 30, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Gallery
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Writing Group
Description:
Writers participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) are invited to work on their novels in a supportive environment (with plenty of outlets and writing resources) and enter to win NaNoWriMo prizes!  Light snacks are ...

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This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Anime/Manga Club

December 2, 2019
5:30pm - 8:00pm
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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Shakespeare Book Club (NWL)

December 2, 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:
FIRST 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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Gallery
Age Group: Adult, Tween, Teen, Family
Description:
Trees of West Hartford is the theme of a juried community art show at the Noah Webster Library Gallery, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut. The show will run for three months from Dec. 3, 2019 - February 28, 2020.  The Gall...

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

December 3, 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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Being Mindful While Parenting (NWL)

December 3, 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! 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.

Night Owls Book Discussion (NWL)

December 3, 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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Author Talk: Susan Strecker (NWL)

December 4, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Description:
Piper Pierson is on her way to becoming a NASCAR superstar driving for her family’s team, Pierson Racing. But a terrible wreck nearly takes her father’s life, so Piper trades her dreams of racing for a journalism degree. Drive is the story of hard tr...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Therapy (NWL)

December 5, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

December 6, 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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

December 6, 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...

Computer Coach

December 6, 2019
1:00pm - 2:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Learning Lab
Program Type: Author Event
Description:
Computer Coaches can assist with basic computer skills, email, word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet searching. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Magic and Minecraft - NWL

December 6, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Learning Lab
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Grades 6-12: Friday afternoons come and play in the West Hartford Libraries' Minecraft server with other enthusiasts. We will open up the learning lab, which has ten computers for gaming. Sign up online to reserve your spot. Or, if you play Magic:...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

December 7, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Cookbook Club (NWL)

December 9, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
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 below) at our circulatio...

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

December 10, 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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Happiness is a Choice (NWL)

December 10, 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:
Happiness and suffering are states of mind and so their main causes cannot be found outside the mind. If we really want to be happy, we have to choose which thoughts and intentions we want to follow and which ones we want to let go of. This process o...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Advisory Board - NWL

December 11, 2019
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.

Tech Therapy (NWL)

December 12, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

WH Fiction Writers (NWL)

December 12, 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 ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

December 13, 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...

Computer Coach

December 13, 2019
1:00pm - 2:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Learning Lab
Program Type: Author Event
Description:
Computer Coaches can assist with basic computer skills, email, word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet searching. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Practice SAT / ACT Test

December 14, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Grades 9-12: Get ready for your next standardized test at the Noah Webster Library! C2 Education is offering free full practice tests (minus the essay portion) on four dates this fall. Come to one, two, three or all sessions and when y...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen Multi Town Star Wars Trivia - Farmington Library

December 14, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Saturday, December 14, Snow Date: 1/11/2020 Test your knowledge of the first eight Star Wars films against teens from other towns! Trivia open to grades 5-12; arrive by 12:30PM to save your seat. Movie-themed snacks, buttons, fan club name tags, a...