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 - November 2014

Artist of the Month

Watercolors by Rocky Hill artist Lois Stefano

Book Sale

Saturday, November 1
10 am - 4 pm

Friends of the Wethersfield Library Book Sale. Hundreds of books in different categories. Special sections for children, biography, cookbooks, motor.

All proceeds from the book sale support the work of the Library.

Book Sale

Sunday, November 2
1 pm - 4 pm

Friends of the Wethersfield Library Book Sale. Hundreds of books in different categories. Special sections for children, biography, cookbooks, motor.

All proceeds from the book sale support the work of the Library.  

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, November 8
1:30 pm

Mister Roberts. John Ford’s 1955 film starring Henry Fonda and James Cagney. Comedy-drama about life on a not particularly important ship of the U.S. Navy during WW2. (123 min.)     

Registration is not required.

Friends of the Library

Tuesday, November 11
7 pm

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

 

Members of the public are invited to attend.

Computer Class

Wednesday, November 12
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.  Class will be presented in lecture format. 

 

Registration is recommended.

Computer Class

Wednesday, November 12
2:30 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. Students will use laptop computers provided by the Library.

Registration is required. Registration opens November 1.

Teen Program

Tuesday, November 18
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Mockingjay Craft Program. The wait is over! Mockingjay, the exciting conclusion to The Hunger Games trilogy hits theaters in November. Celebrate the movie premiere by creating some fun crafts inspired by the books. Learn how to make glittering mockingjay emblems to decorate your notebooks, ornaments that you can give as gifts, and bookmarks. 

Registration is required and limited to 10 participants.  

Tuesday Evening Movie

Tuesday, November 18
6:15 pm

The Fault in Our Stars. Stars Shailene Woodley & Ansel Elgort. Hazel Grace Lancaster (Shailene Woodley) and Augustus Waters (Ansel Elgort) are two teenagers who fall hopelessly in love after meeting in a cancer support group, and experience a whirlwind romance that teaches them both what it means to feel truly alive. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, some sexuality and brief strong language.(126 min.)

Registration is not required. Seating is limited.

Computer Class

Wednesday, November 19
10:30 am

Introduction to the Internet. 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. Registration opens November 1.

Computer Class

Wednesday, November 19
2:30 pm

Introduction to Microsoft Word (2013). 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.


Registration is required. Registration opens November 1.

Life Skills Program

Tuesday, November 25
6:30 pm

Creating Moments of Joy. Jo Anne Harrison-Becker, MS (Gerontology) will present this informational program on Alzheimer’s disease. This workshop is designed for caretakers, family and friends of a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Topics discussed will include understanding the person with Alzheimer’s disease, effective communication, sensory and tactical stimulation, memory enhanced environments and much more. The program is funded by the Friends of the Wethersfield Library.

Registration is suggested.

Ongoing Events

Time To Talk

Tuesdays
7:00 pm

English Conversation. Time to Talk, Wethersfield Library’s English language conversation group, meets in the Ground Level Conference Room November 4, 18 and 25. 

 

Events - December 2014

Art Exhibit of the Month

Photographs courtesy of the members of the Charter Oak Photographic Society.

Display Case

Legos from the collection of Wethersfield resident Nicholas Follacchio.

Mitten Tree

The Wethersfield Library will have its annual holiday Mitten Tree again through January 3rd, 2015. The Library puts up a tree each year and members of the community decorate it with mittens, socks, hats and other cold weather clothing items. The Wethersfield Social and Youth Services Department distributes the donated items to individuals and families in town.

Library Board

Tuesday, December 2
7 pm

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

Computer Class

Wednesday, December 3
2:30 pm

Buying Guide: Tablets and eReaders. Kindle? Nook? iPad? So many choices! Learn how to decide which device is right for you. Class will be presented in lecture format.

Registration is recommended.

Teen Program

Tuesday, December 9
3:30 - 5:00 pm

Teen Cookie Decorating Workshop. The holidays are here! Looking for a creative gift idea? Teens in grades 7 -12 are invited to attend a cookie decorating workshop taught by The Kakery bakery staff. No experience is necessary, and all supplies are provided. Don’t miss it!

Registration is required and limited to 14 participants.  

Life Skills Program

Tuesday, December 9
6:30 - 8:00 pm

Coping with Grief and Loss During the Holidays. Many people find the holiday season to be a particularly difficult time of the year, especially after someone they love has died. Join us for “Coping with Grief and Loss during the Holidays” presented by Joe Colletti, a bereavement consultant and author. Attendees will receive copies of Mr. Colletti’s book. The program is funded by the Friends of the Wethersfield Library and open to all.

Registration is strongly recommended.

Friends of the Library

Tuesday, December 9
7 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. 

Saturday Cinema

Saturday,December 13
1:30 pm

Holiday Affair. Don Hartman’s 1949 film stars Robert Mitchum and Janet Leigh. The Christmas-season romance of a young widow and a sales clerk who (thanks to her) is unemployed. (87 min.)


Registration is not required.

Tuesday Evening Movie

Tuesday, December 16
6:15 pm

Jersey Boys. Starring John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen & Michael Lomenda. Directed by Clint Eastwood. The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons. Rated R for language throughout. (134 min.)

Registration is not required. Seating is limited.

Ongoing Events

Time To Talk

Tuesdays
7:00 pm

English Conversation. Time to Talk, Wethersfield Library’s English language conversation group, meets in the Ground Level Conference Room December 2, 9, and 16. 

 

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