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 - February


Artist of the Month

Wethersfield Academy for the Arts – Youth Art Program

The exhibit consists of portraits, still lifes, landscapes and more by students aged 6-16.

Collection on Display

"Miniature Scenes of Urban Life"

Created using mixed media, these scenes are the creation of Wethersfield Academy for the Arts 9th grader Jason Bove.

Teen Valentine
Cake Decorating Workshop

Tuesday
February 7
3:15 - 4:15 pm

Celebrate Valentine's Day the sweet way! Teens in grades 7 -12 are invited to attend a cake decorating workshop at the Wethersfield Library, taught by The Kakery bakery staff. Enjoy designing (and tasting) your delicious creations! No experience is necessary, and all supplies are provided.

Registration is required and space is limited.

Breaking Bread -
Is Gluten-Free For You?

Tuesday
February 7
6:30 - 7:30 pm

Let's continue to make 2017 your best year! Discover what gluten is, the symptoms of gluten intolerance and gluten sensitivity and how to determine if you should be on a gluten-free diet. Take time for yourself and join us!

This workshop will be presented by Heather Jacobsen. Ms. Jacobsen holds a MSc in Ethnobotany and is the author of Going Gluten-Free: 7 Surprising Facts You Should Know if You Want to Achieve Dietary Success. Copies of the book will be available for $10.00.

Registration is required.

Saturday Cinema

Saturday
February 11
1:30 pm

Sergeant Rutledge (1960 Historical Fiction /Drama)
Directed by John Ford.
Stars Jeffrey Hunter, Constance Tower, & Woody Strode.

In 1866, new fighting units are formed within the U.S. Cavalry: the courageous 9th and 10th regiments. Plains Indians call them "Buffalo Soldiers" because of the bison coats they wear in the winter. History calls them heroes, but racial tensions arise when a 9th Cavalry officer (Woody Strode) goes on trial for rape and murder. (111 minutes)


Saturday Cinema is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

Friends of the Library Meeting

Monday
February 13
7:00 pm

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

Members of the public are invited to attend.

Healthy Indulgences: Chocolate

Saturday
February 18
2:00 - 3:30 pm

It's a demo, it's a workshop and it's a great rationalization for indulging! Alissa Monteleone, author of Everybody EATS, will: introduce us to the value of indulging in healthy ways, instruct us in making our own chocolate bark bars, and demonstrate no bake, flourless chocolate tart making. Best of all, everyone will go home with the chocolate bark they created!
Allergen Alert: We will be using nuts when making the bark.

Registration is required and space is limited. We are registering Wethersfield residents only through February 11, 2017. Non-residents may register after that date.

Presidents' Day

Monday
February 20

Library Closed. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday, February 21st.

Teen Matinee

Tuesday
February 28
2:30 - 4:30 pm

The BFG. Enjoy an after-school movie with friends! Teen Matinee at Wethersfield Library will be showing "The BFG" directed by Steven Spielberg. This adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved novel tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a lonely orphan and a "big friendly giant". Rated PG. 117 minutes.

Teen Matinee is free and open to teens in grades 7 -12. Registration is required and limited to 20 participants. Popcorn and beverages will be provided.

Library Board Meeting

Tuesday
February 28
7:00 pm

All meetings of the Board are open to the public.

Technology Classes

Book-A-Librarian

By appointment

A one-on-one class to help you build basic computer skills. Classes are by appointment only. Time slots available vary. Registration is required by phone or in person.

Technology Classes

Mondays
February 6, 13, &27
6:30 – 8:00 pm

Computer classes taught by library staff on a variety of topics. Registration is required; class size is limited. This month's topics include Microsoft Word: Basic (Feb. 6), Microsoft Word: Intermediate (Feb. 13), and Digital Scrapbooking (Feb. 27).

Ongoing Events

Time To Talk

Tuesdays
7:30 - 8:30 pm

English Conversation. Time to Talk, Wethersfield Library’s English language conversation group.

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