Upcoming Adult and Teen Events

You may call or email to register for programs. Phone: 860-257-2811. Email: library@wethersfieldlibrary.org. See a complete list of children's events on the Children's Programs page.


Events - April 2015


Art Exhibit of the Month

Comic book inspired mixed media works by self-taught artist Corey Wright.

Collection on Display

Painted slate tiles by Wethersfield resident Rita Loring.

Computer Class

Thursday, April 2
2:30 pm

Introduction to the Internet. Learn the basics of surfing the internet. Discover what a browser is and how it works. Students will use laptop computers provided by the library. No computer skills are required for this class.

Registration is required.

Computer Class

Thursday, April 2
6:30 pm

Introduction to Excel. Learn the basics of a spreadsheet program. You will be taught how to enter data, format cells as well as work with formulas, tables, and charts. Students will use laptop computers provided by the library.

Registration is required.

Teen Program

Thursday, April 9
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Pieces Literary Magazine Poetry and Art Slam. Celebrate poetry month by attending the third annual Wethersfield High School Pieces Literary Magazine Teen Poetry Slam. Support your fellow members as they share their literary and artistic talents with the group! Light refreshments will be served.

Registration is not required. Don’t miss it!

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, April 11
1:30 pm

The Thin Man. W.S. Van Dyke’s 1934 film starring Myrna Loy & William Powell. Nick and Nora Charles, a former detective and his rich, playful wife, investigate a murder case mostly for the fun of it. (91 min.)

Registration is not required.

Friends Meeting.

Tuesday, April 14
7:00 pm

Friends Meeting. The Friends of the Wethersfield Library will hold their regular meeting at the Library.

Members of the public are invited to attend.

Tuesday Evening Movie

Tuesday, April 14
6:15 pm

Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance. Starring Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton. Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory. Rated R for language throughout, some sexual content and brief violence. (119 min.)

Registration is not required.

Book Sale

Saturday, April 18
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friends of the Wethersfield Library Spring Book Sale. Choose from a large selection of books in different categories. All proceeds from the book sale support the work of the Library.

 

Book Sale

Sunday, April 19
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Friends of the Wethersfield Library Spring Book Sale. Choose from a large selection of books in different categories. All proceeds from the book sale support the work of the Library.

ON SUNDAY – BUY A BAG FOR $5.00 and FILL IT!

 

Life Skills Program

Tuesday, April 21
6:30 pm

Protect Yourself: Know Your Rights As a Consumer. Presented by the CT Money School, this workshop highlights identity theft and discusses elder financial abuse, types of insurance to manage risk, as well as financial preparedness.

Registration is suggested.

Computer Class

Wednesday, April 22
10:30 am

eBooks @ your Library. Learn to download free eBooks to your tablet, eReader, phone, or laptop with Connecticut’s Connect Downloadable catalog. Bring your device if you have one.


Registration is recommended.

Computer Class

Wednesday, April 22
2:30 pm

Introduction to Microsoft Word. Learn everything you need to create a letter. You will be shown how to format, layout and print your document. Students will use laptop computers provided by the library. No experience necessary!


Registration is required.

Community Program

Thursday, April 23
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Butterfly Gardens Are for the Birds. Butterfly gardens may attract a host of beautiful winged creatures to your yard, not just butterflies. Find out what makes a successful butterfly habitat. Presented by Margery Winters Assistant Director and instructor at Roaring Brook Nature Center in Canton. She manages the Nature Center’s native plant gardens, is a Past President of the Simsbury Garden Club and is a Master Landscape Design Consultant.


Registration is suggested.

Library Board

Tuesday, April 28
7:00 pm

Library Board Meeting. All meetings of the Board are open to the public.


Ongoing Events

Time To Talk

Tuesdays
7:00 - 8:30 pm

English Conversation. Time to Talk, Wethersfield Library’s English language conversation group, meets in the Ground Level Conference Room April 7, 14, 21 and 28.


Registration is not required.

Events - May 2015


Art Exhibit of the Month

Acrylic paintings by Hartford artist Robert DeRay.

Collection on Display

Artists' books - works of art that utilize the form of the book - by Wethersfield resident Charlotte Hedlund.

Friends Meeting.

Tuesday, May 5
7:00 pm

Friends Meeting. The Friends of the Wethersfield Library will hold their regular meeting at the Library.

Members of the public are invited to attend.

Community Program

Thursday, May 7
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

From Bonnets to Bell Bottoms: A Century of Connecticut Fashion. Clothing is something we use every day of our lives. Whether it has been owned for years, or purchased yesterday, our clothing speaks volumes about who we are and the society in which we live. Come see what has changed and what has stayed the same through 100 years of fashion history. Recall the clothing of your ancestors, your parents, and your own fashion choices. Bring a favorite garment and share your memories! Jenny Steadman, adult program manager at the Connecticut Historical Society, will present the program.


Registration is suggested.

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, May 9
1:30 pm

His Girl Friday. Howard Hawks’ 1940 film, starring Rosalind Russell & Cary Grant. A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. (92 min.)

Registration is not required.

Tuesday Evening Movie

Tuesday, May 19
6:15 pm

Get On Up. Stars Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis and Dan Aykroyd. Directed by Tate Taylor. A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history. Rated PG-13 for sexual content, drug use, some strong language, and violent situations. (139 min.)

Registration is not required.

Library Board

Tuesday, May 26
7:00 pm

Library Board Meeting. All meetings of the Board are open to the public.

Ongoing Events

Time To Talk

Tuesdays
7:00 - 8:30 pm

English Conversation. Time to Talk, Wethersfield Library’s English language conversation group, meets in the Ground Level Conference Room May 5 and the Library Community Room May 12 for a pot luck dinner and last meeting before the summer break.


Registration is not required.

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