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 - 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.

Events - June 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.

Computer Class

Wednesday, June 3
10:30 am

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.

Members of the public are invited to attend.

Computer Class

Wednesday, June 3
2:30 pm

Computer Basics. Never used a computer before? Learn the basics including mouse skills, highlighting, and storing files. Students will use laptop computers provided by the library. No experience necessary!


Registration is required.

Friends Meeting.

Tuesday, June 9
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.

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, June 13
1:30 pm

The Catered Affair. Don Harman’s 1956 film starring Bette Davis and Ernest Borgnine. A working class mother fights to give her daughter a big wedding whether the girl wants it or not. (92 min.)

Registration is not required.

Computer Class

Monday, June 15
2:30 pm

Introduction to the Internet. 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.

Computer Class

Monday, Jun 15
6:30 pm

Beyond PowerPoint: Alternative Presentation Tools. PowerPoint has long been the dominant presentation software, but there are alternatives. This lecture-style class will introduce the best new tools for creating and enhancing your presentations.


Registration is recommended

Tuesday Evening Movie

Tuesday, June 16
6:15 pm

Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. Stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson & Liam Hemsworth. Directed by Francis Lawrence. Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images and thematic material. (123 min.)

Registration is not required.

Summer Reading Kick-Off Event

Tuesday, June 23
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Summer Reading Kick-Off Event. Register for the Teen program (Unmask@Your Library) or the Adult program (Escape the Ordinary @ Your Library) at this event for your chance to win a raffle prize basket that includes a Barnes & Noble Samsung NOOK tablet! Light refreshments will be served.

Library Board

Tuesday, June 23
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, is on summer vacation. Meetings will start up again in September.


Registration is not required.

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