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 - August 2014

Artist of the Month

Acrylic paintings by Hartford artist Robert DeRay.

Display Case

Vintage 80s action figures from the collection of Justin Lord.

Community Program

Saturday, August 2
1:30 pm

Lotus Flower Lantern Craft Workshop. Adults and high schoolers learn how to make a Lotus Flower Lantern crafted of colorful paper and wire frames. Members of the Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project will be on hand to guide you through the process. Included in the craft program are traditional Korean refreshments, and short documentary films on Korean artistic traditions and the meaning of the Lotus Flower. There will be a $5.00 per lantern materials fee due on the day of the program. Please pay cash only to the presenter.
Registration is required.

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, August 9
1:30 pm

It Happened One Night. Frank Capra’s 1934 film starring Claudette Colbert and Clark Gable. A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who's actually a reporter looking for a story. 105 min.
Registration is not required.

Tuesday Evening Movie

Tuesday, August 19
*NEW TIME
6:15 pm

Catching Fire. Starring Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson. Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some frightening images, thematic elements, a suggestive situation and language. 146 min.
Tuesday Night Movies are free and open to the public. Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Wethersfield Library.
Registration is not required. Seating is limited. Please note: new start time is 6:15.

 

Events - September 2014

Artist of the Month

Oil paintings by Wethersfield resident Georgia Stathoulas.

Display Case

“Scarecrows along Main” sponsored by the Old Wethersfield Shopkeepers Association.

Friends of the Library

Tuesday, September 9
7:00 pm

Members of the public are invited to attend.

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, September 13
1:30 pm

The Corn is Green.  Irving Rapper’s 1945 film, stars Bette Davis and John Dall. A schoolteacher becomes the mentor of a talented young miner and seeks to get him into a university. (115 min.)

Registration is not required.

Tuesday Evening Movie

Tuesday, September 16
*NEW TIME
6:15 pm

Gravity. Stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after a catastrophe destroys their shuttle and leaves them adrift in orbit.  Rated PG-13 for intense perilous sequences, some disturbing images and brief strong language. (91 min.)

Registration is not required. Seating is limited. Please note: new start time is 6:15.

Community Program

Saturday, September 20
2:00 pm

Laughter Yoga. Laughter Yoga is an incredibly fun and effective way to release stress and bring more joy into your life. It is the simple yet powerful practice of using laughter as exercise. Laughter Yoga may help you feel happier and more relaxed, alleviate anxiety, loneliness, and depression, provide relief from chronic pain, burn calories and prevent emotional eating and help you maintain a positive attitude during challenging times. Program will be presented by certified Laughter Yoga instructor Laura Le.

Registration is suggested.

Computer Class

Monday, September 22
2:30 pm

All You Need to Know About Email. Learn the basics of surfing the internet. Discover what a browser is and how it works. No computer skills are required for this class.


Registration is required.

Computer Class

Monday, September 22
6:30 pm

Introduction to Microsoft Excel. Learn the basics of a spreadsheet program. You will be taught how to enter data and format cells. The use of templates will be explored.

Registration is required.

Library Board

Tuesday, September 23
7:00 pm

All meetings of the Board are open to the public.

Computer Class

Monday, September 29
2:30 pm

eBooks @ Your Library. Learn to download free eBooks to your tablet, eReader, phone, or laptop with Connecticut’s Connect Downloadable catalog. If you have a device, please bring it.


Registration is recommended.

Computer Class

Monday, September 29
6:30 pm

Introduction to Microsoft Excel. Learn the basics of a spreadsheet program. You will be taught how to enter data and format cells. The use of templates will be explored.


Registration is required.

 

Ongoing Events

Advanced Conversation

Tuesdays
7:30 p.m.

Time To Talk

Tuesdays
6:00 p.m.

English Conversation. Advanced Conversation and Time to Talk, Wethersfield Library’s English language conversation groups, do not meet during the summer.

 

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