Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Library Board Meeting (optional)

December 17, 2018
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
West Hartford Public Library Board Monthly Meeting and the public is welcome. According to Library Board rules residents or taxpayers of the town may address the Board, for not more than three minutes, by signing up at the meeting and identifying the...

COMPUTER COACH (FAXON)

December 18, 2018
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Class
Description:
Computer Coaches can assist with basic computer skills, email, word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet searching. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED ...

Early Birds Book Discussion -NWL

December 18, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
Description The Early Birds is the library's staff-led afternoon book discussion group which meets on the third Tuesday of the month, September through June. New members are always welcome. Copies of the book are available at the Noah Webster L...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

December 18, 2018
6:00pm - 8:45pm
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 on Tuesday evenings from 6PM-8:45 PM. If you are coming from a distance to do research, please call the Reference Desk at 860-561-6990 to confirm. In addition,...

The Atlantic Magazine Discussion (NWL)

December 18, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
3rd TUESDAY at 7:00PM - Grab your free copy of The Atlantic monthly magazine and join the library-sponsored discussion at 7:00pm on the third Tuesday of month (most months) in the Noah Webster Library Board Room, 20 South Main Street. All that's need...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

December 19, 2018
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...

Tech Therapy - Faxon Library

December 19, 2018
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 his 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 Fridays 2-3 p.m....

WH Chamber Connections (NWL)

December 21, 2018
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 Chamber 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 ...

Toddlertime (NWL)

December 21, 2018
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 Fridays&nb...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

December 21, 2018
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...

Babytime (NWL)

December 21, 2018
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 Fridays, ...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

December 22, 2018
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
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...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

December 22, 2018
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. ...

Saturday Silly Sing-Along with Edward Leonard (NWL)

December 22, 2018
11:00am - 11:45am
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
Sing, dance and jump with performer Edward Leonard and experience his full bag of musical surprises! No Registration required. For preschool children & their parents. Meets on Saturdays November 24, December 22 and January 19. ...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

December 26, 2018
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...

Tech Therapy - Faxon Library

December 26, 2018
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 his 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 Fridays 2-3 p.m....

Connecticut Screenwriters (NWL)

December 26, 2018
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...

Abrakidabra Magic Show (NWL)

December 27, 2018
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
Boston’s best comedy magician, Mike Bent (www.abrakidabra.com), comes to West Hartford in a show for the whole family! Meets in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room. Questions? Please call the Children’s Circulation desk at 860-561-6980. Downlo...

Teen Winter Trivia (NWL)

December 27, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Description:
Grades 6-12: Test your knowledge of all things winter with a game of winter-themed Kahoot trivia. Please bring a device (cell phone or tablet) to access the Kahoot website, or contact the teen department if you need to borrow one for the event. Prize...

Anime Club (NWL)

December 27, 2018
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING 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...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

December 28, 2018
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)

December 29, 2018
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. ...

Critical Shading for Teens

December 29, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Grades 6-12: Join us for a winter break art class. Learn tips and tricks from a former graphic novel colorist to take your coloring to the next level. Seating is limited and registration is required. Sign up online or by calling the teen department a...