Upcoming Events

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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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

PRACTICE ENGLISH (FAXON)

April 18, 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.

The Faxon Poets Annual Reading (NWL)

April 19, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Author Event, Writing Group
Description:
Join The Faxon Poets in celebrating the publication of their 14th Chapbook PERSPECTIVES XIV at a Poetry Reading and Celebration Party at the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, on Sunday April 19th at 1:30 PM....

TECH THERAPY (BISHOPS CORNER)

April 20, 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 "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Anime/Manga Club (NWL)

April 20, 2020
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD 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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Early Birds Book Discussion (NWL)

April 21, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Description:
  Join us on the third Tuesday afternoon of every month for the Early Birds Book Discussion. New members are always welcome in this lively staff-led conversation about great books and what makes them so! Early Birds 2019-2020 Theme: Works ...

Local History Room Open (NWL)

April 21, 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 "Adult" group.

The Atlantic Magazine Discussion (NWL)

April 21, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
THE ATLANTIC discussion group meets on the 3rd TUESDAY of the month at 7:00PM - Grab your free copy of The Atlantic monthly magazine (supply is limited) and join the library-sponsored discussion at 7:00pm on the third Tuesday of month (most months) i...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Needlecrafters for a Cause

April 22, 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 22, 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.
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: Discussion Group, Film
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
WEDNESDAYS AT 6:15PM Beginning January 22 Noah Webster Library Meeting Room Register Below to receive an email reminder Join film professor Nick Rocco Scalia for a screening and discussion of the Films of John Carpenter. From the genre...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Therapy (NWL)

April 23, 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.

Author Talk: "Out of Town Landlord" (NWL)

April 23, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Description:
Capitalize on the Next Big Dip in the Real Estate Market! The successful out-of-town landlord will give you the inside tips and tools of: Discovering step-by-step ways to manage process from afar Conquering the myths and learning the benef...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Classics of Modernism (NWL)

April 23, 2020
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:
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...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

New Yorker Mag Discussion (NWL)

April 24, 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)

April 25, 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. ...

TECH THERAPY (BISHOPS CORNER)

April 27, 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 ...

Library Board Meeting

April 27, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Description:
Monthly Board Meeting.  All are welcome and advance registration is optional.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

BISHOPS CORNER BOOK DISCUSSION - (BC)

April 28, 2020
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....

Local History Room Open (NWL)

April 28, 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 "Adult" group.

AN INVITATION TO MINDFULNESS (BISHOPS)

April 28, 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: 97
Description:
What are you thinking about right now? Dwelling on the past or obsessing about the future? An Invitation to Mindfulness presents an opportunity for you to learn how sweet it is to live in the present moment and use new ways to work with challenges an...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Needlecrafters for a Cause

April 29, 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 29, 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.

Gershwin is Great (NWL)

April 29, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Description:
Join music historian Jeffrey Engel as he explores the life of world-renowned composer George Gershwin.  Critical opinion of Gershwin ranges from “he was immensely gifted” to “Rhapsodie in Blue is junk music.” Fortunately, the general public p...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Connecticut Screenwriters (NWL)

April 29, 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 "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Teen Room
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Description:
West Hartford students and residents in grades 6-12 are invited to submit up to 2 poems for consideration for the 2020 Teen Poetry Contest. Poems may be any style or length, but must reflect the author's original work. To enter, please submit two ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Therapy (NWL)

April 30, 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...