Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Faxon Poets at Noah Webster Library (NWL)

February 16, 2019
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...

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

February 16, 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. ...

Nextgen Saturdays (NWL)

February 16, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Children's Main Floor Area
Age Group: Preschool, Tween, Teen, Family
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop, Arts/Crafts
Description:
Do you like to build with Legos? Come play with motors, gears, moving vehicles and learn some basic engineering. You might also make a friend or two! Stop by to see what you can create. Meets in the main area of the Children’s Room from 1-4 PM. No re...

Gourmet Chefs - Chopped (BC)

February 19, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Gourmet Chefs Prepare, cook & eat a delicious treat with a cooking instructor from Gourmet Chefs. Work together as a team to follow a recipe, measure, and combine ingredients while learning to prepare healthy foods. 10:00 - 11:00 AM: "Chopp...

Zoo on the Go! (FX)

February 19, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Family
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Zoo on the Go! A Winter Vacation Special Program Animals from the Zoo at Forest Park will visit Faxon Library on Tuesday, February 19. Registration is required, by filling out the form below or calling 860-561-8201. Zoo On the Go is a...

Gourmet Chefs - Cupcake Wars (BC)

February 19, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Gourmet Chefs Prepare, cook & eat a delicious treat with a cooking instructor from Gourmet Chefs. Work together as a team to follow a recipe, measure, and combine ingredients while learning to prepare healthy foods. 11:30 - 12:30 PM: "Cupca...

COMPUTER COACH (FAXON)

February 19, 2019
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

February 19, 2019
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...

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

February 19, 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...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

February 19, 2019
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,...

Needlecrafters for a Cause

February 20, 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...

Game On (NWL)

February 20, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Tween Room
Age Group: Tween
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Game On Play and learn new board games with teen volunteers! Meets in the Noah Webster Library In Be-tween Room for a series of 4 times on Wednesdays, February 20, 27, March 6 & 13. Open to students in grades 5-8. Register in-person, by p...

Classics of Modernism (NWL)

February 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
This course is a unique opportunity to really deconstruct the nuances and implications of influential texts; to debate what things mean and hear other perspectives in discussions guided by the questions and suggestions of a university professor. It i...

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

February 22, 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)

February 23, 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. ...

TECH THERAPY (BISHOPS CORNER)

February 25, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
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 Mondays 1:30 -m ...

Library Board Meeting

February 25, 2019
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Monthly Board Meeting.  All are welcome and advance registration is optional.  ...

Opera Talks With Jeffrey Engel (NWL)

February 25, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre, Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
Description:
Music historian Jeffrey Engel will explore four more operas of the Metropolitan Opera’s 2018-2019 season in this interactive discussion series. REGISTER BELOW Engel, a music professor at Northwestern Connecticut Community College who has played...

BISHOPS CORNER BOOK DISCUSSION - (BC)

February 26, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Adult Department
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
No registration necessary. Discussion books are available for checkout at the Bishops Corner branch. Participants enter the library via the Senior Center on the mornings of the discussion. For the full line-up library book discussions, click HERE....

COMPUTER COACH (FAXON)

February 26, 2019
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 ...

COMPUTER COACH (Bishops Corner)

February 26, 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...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

February 26, 2019
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,...