Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Senior Center Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
Description:
The Conversation Project® is a public engagement initiative with a goal that is both simple and transformative: to have every person’s wishes for end-of-life care expressed and respected. Too many people die in a manner they would not choose, and ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Description:
In collaboration with the West Hartford Public Libraries, the West Hartford Special Education PTO Presents: Understanding Dyslexia and Other Reading Struggles Parents of struggling readers may wonder if their child's difficulties with reading a...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Little Dippers (FX)

November 5, 2019
10:15am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Little Dippers (open to students in grades 1-3) Curious Kids STEM Lab @FAXON Branch The science of weather - books, experiments, and hands-on projects all about the weather. Get ready for a whirlwind of fun with clouds, blizzards, and torn...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Leonard Bernstein: The Rise to Fame (NWL)

November 6, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 70
Description:
Leonard Bernstein was the most gifted, famous, popular and successful musician produced by America. He was a virtuoso pianist and conductor, a composer of music ranging from Broadway musicals to the classical repertory, an educator, a lecturer, an au...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Leaders on Board - Governance of Non-Profits (NWL)

November 7, 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:
Leaders on Board is a program of Leadership Greater Hartford that trains individuals on the governance of non-profits and then provides an opportunity for them to meet and connect with non-profits that need board members. Leaders on Board has trained...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop, Writing Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Description:
8 Episodes: Writing Series in the Age of Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Sponsored by the Connecticut Screenwriters and presented by Scott Anderson From The Hot Zone to Veronica Mars to Stranger Things, from Catch 22 to The Dangerous Book For Boys to C...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

One World Lecture with Prof. Marlyse Duguid (NWL)

November 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Discussion Group, Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
ONE WORLD LECTURE: The Not-So-Secret Life of Trees SUMMARY STATEMENT: People have always been fascinated by the idea that trees can be more than just static members of the landscape. This theme repeatedly emerges in pop-culture and is present...
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.

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 "Adult" group.

Being Mindful While Parenting (NWL)

December 17, 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.

Being Mindful While Parenting (NWL)

January 7, 2020
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.

Being Mindful While Parenting (NWL)

January 21, 2020
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.

Being Mindful While Parenting (NWL)

February 4, 2020
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.

Soul, Stax, and Civil Rights (NWL)

February 9, 2020
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: 80
Description:
Professor of Music, composer and bassist Brian Q. Torff analyzes the tremendous impact of Soul music during the 1950’s-70’s, focusing on the legacy of Stax Records in Memphis. Torff’s 2018 trip to Memphis and Mississippi will feature his photos and e...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Being Mindful While Parenting (NWL)

February 18, 2020
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.

Being Mindful While Parenting (NWL)

March 3, 2020
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.
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:
For centuries, women have allowed themselves to be squeezed, twisted, and squished to conform to desired shapes. The history of underwear reveals a lot about women’s changing roles in society – how we perceive ourselves, and how we’re viewed by other...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Being Mindful While Parenting (NWL)

March 17, 2020
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 ...