Upcoming Events

Event Type

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Age
Program Type
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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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 79
Description:
Climate change is a challenge to us all. Are you asking yourself questions like "What can I do?" or "Am I doing enough?" This program will explore the emissions that lead to climate destruction and individual and community actions that can reduce our...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Connecticut Screenwriters (NWL)

March 25, 2020
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...
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)

March 26, 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)

March 26, 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)

March 26, 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)

March 26, 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.

Tech Therapy (NWL)

March 26, 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.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 79
Description:
NEIGHBORS FROM AROUND THE WORLD: SPEAKERS FORUM Please join us to hear personal stories told by immigrants with very different experiences. Speakers:- Lisbet Chavez Gonzalez - Cuba Ktaw Doh -  Burma Mubera Becirovic - Bosnia Modera...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

POETRY NOW! Series (NWL)

March 26, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop, Writing Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
THURSDAY - POETRY NOW! - LIBRARY BOARD ROOM Join Julie Choffel, West Hartford's Poet Laureate, in reading and conversation about poems that speak to our lives today. Each time we will discuss a different handful of poems from a range of contempora...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

March 27, 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.

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

March 28, 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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Mother Goose on the Loose (BC)

March 30, 2020
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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.

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

March 30, 2020
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
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.

TIME for TWO'S (NWL)

March 30, 2020
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
TIME FOR TWO’S Ages 24-35 months, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Join us for stories, finger games, movement activities and playtime. Meets on Mondays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and April 6 fr...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Art Cart (NWL)

March 30, 2020
11:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Story Room
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Description:
ART CART No registration required! Join us on Wednesdays in the Children's Room for creative art experiences for children and their caregivers. Make it! Take it! Meets on Mondays March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and April 6. IMPORTANT: ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Infant" group.

Wonderful Ones (NWL)

March 30, 2020
11:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Infant
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
WONDERFUL ONES Ages 1 year, child with adult. This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. An energetic story time to match the energy of beginning walkers! Designed for active one-year-olds and their caregivers to enjoy...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Infant" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.

BOUNCING BABIES (BC)

March 30, 2020
11:30am - 12:15pm
Library Branch: Bishops Corner Branch
Room: BC Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Infant, Toddler
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
BOUNCING BABIES Ages newborn to 18 Months, no registration required. This program features songs, rhymes, knee bounces and stories followed by group playtime! Meets on Mondays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and April 6 from 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. ...
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)

March 30, 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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Mother Goose on the Loose (FX)

March 31, 2020
10:15am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Community Room
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
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.

Mother Goose on the Loose (NWL)

March 31, 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: 2
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.

STAY & PLAY (FX)

March 31, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Faxon Branch
Room: Faxon Children's Area
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
STAY & PLAY Ages 18 months & up, child with adult, No registration required An informal play time for children of all ages. Have fun with building blocks, puzzles, and other age-appropriate toys. If you registered for Mother Goose,...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

SING & STOMP (NWL)

March 31, 2020
11:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Children, Toddler, Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Description:
SING & STOMP Ages 2-5 years, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. An active music and movement experience for children for children and caregivers. Sing, dance, shake and stomp to y...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

PLAY, LEARN, CREATE (NWL)

March 31, 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: 7
Description:
Play, Learn, Create  Ages 3-5 years, child with adult This program requires registration - this is not a drop-in class. Explore interactive activities that encourage the development of early literacy skills. Meets on Tues...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

March 31, 2020
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Local History Room
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,...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.

Toddlertime (NWL)

April 1, 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 1, 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 1, 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...