Upcoming Events

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How Our Pets Keep Us Alive and Well (BISHOPS)

April 7, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Senior Center Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Description:
Audrey B. Carlson, a public speaker, writer and owner of the Happiness Club in Hartford, CT will present a talk on how our personal pets can play a positive role in our lives. After a personal family tragedy of losing her daughter at the tender age o...
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Description:
To succeed with a new business, information is king!  Your West Hartford Public Library card gives you free subscription access to ReferenceUSA, the premier online research and reference tool for business professionals, job seekers, entrepren...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.

Toddlertime (NWL)

April 8, 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, Mar...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

CRAFTY MORNING (BC)

April 8, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
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! This is a drop-in program Creative art experience. Make it! Take it! Meets on Wednesdays, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1 and 8 from 10:30 – 11:00 am. IM...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Infant" group.

Babytime (NWL)

April 8, 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, M...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Needlecrafters for a Cause

April 8, 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)

April 8, 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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

April 9, 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: 9
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)

April 9, 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: 3
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 "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 (BC)

April 9, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
FAMILY STORYTIME Child with adult, no registration required Join us for a drop-in storytime for the whole family. Children of all ages are welcome. This program features songs, rhymes, dancing and stories. Meets on Thursdays, March 5, 12, 19, 2...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

MINI-MAKERS (NWL)

April 9, 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: 8
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.

All Things Google - Drive (NWL)

April 9, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
In this series you will learn how to access and effectively use free, cloud-based software made available by Google. Applications covered include Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Photos, and Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drawings). Registrati...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Therapy (NWL)

April 9, 2020
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 spreadsheets, presentation software, and give some hands-on help on a first-come, first-serve basis. Every Thursday 5:30 p...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

WH Fiction Writers (NWL)

April 9, 2020
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.

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

April 11, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Language ESOL
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.

Local History Room Open (NWL)

April 11, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
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 today between 10am and 2pm. If you are coming from a distance to do research, please call the Reference Desk at 860-561-6990 to confirm. In addition, many mate...

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TECH THERAPY (BISHOPS CORNER)

April 13, 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, presentation software, and give some hands-on help on a first-come, first-serve basis. Mondays 1:30 pm 2:30 ...
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 (FX)

April 13, 2020
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
FAXON FAMILY STORYTIME Families, no registration required Join us for a drop-in storytime for the whole family. Children of all ages are welcome. This program features songs, rhymes, dancing and stories. Meets on Mondays, March 2, 9, 23, 30, Ap...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Cookbook Club (NWL)

April 13, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Needlecrafters for a Cause

April 15, 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)

April 15, 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 "Adult" group.

Tech Therapy (NWL)

April 16, 2020
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 spreadsheets, presentation software, and give some hands-on help on a first-come, first-serve basis. Every Thursday 5:30 p...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

April 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 Connections is a fun and energetic morning leaders' exchange group that is held the 1st and 3rd Friday of most months. Attendees are given the great networking opportunity to connect with others doing business i...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

April 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)

April 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...