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 2015


Art Exhibit of the Month

Photographs by Wethersfield resident Desiree Figueroa.

Collection on Display

Hand-made glass light shades by Wethersfield resident Rich Sozanski.

Adult Summer Reading

Escape the Ordinary. Wethersfield Library’s Online Adult Summer Reading Program runs until August 17. To sign up go to www.wethersfieldlibrary.org and click on “Adult Summer Reading”. Post three book reviews to be eligible for the first reader's award. Enter three more reviews and you will be eligible for the second reader's award. Awards will be available as long as supplies last. Grand prize drawing is August 17th. Two lucky readers will win a Barnes & Noble Samsung Galaxy Tab Nook 7”!

Teen Summer Reading

Unmask! Find your inner hero through reading! Wethersfield Library’s Online Teen Summer Reading Program runs until August 17th. Log your book reviews to become eligible for Barnes & Noble gift cards, movie passes and the Super Grand Prize - a Samsung NOOK tablet from Barnes & Noble! The more books you read and review, the more chances you have to win!

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, August 8
1:30 pm

A Letter to Three Wives. Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s 1949 film starring Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, and Ann Sothern. A letter is addressed to three wives from their "best friend" Addie Ross, announcing that she is running away with one of their husbands: but she does not say which one. (103 min.)

No registration is required.

Friends Meeting.

Tuesday, August 11
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.

Computer Class

Wednesday, August 12
10:30 am

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.

Computer Class

Wednesday, August 12
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.

Members of the public are invited to attend.

Computer Class

Monday, August 17
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.

Computer Class

Monday, August 17
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. Students will use laptop computers provided by the library.


Registration is required.

Tuesday Evening Movie

Tuesday, August 18
6:15 pm

American Sniper. Stars Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner, directed by Clint Eastwood. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind. Rated R for strong and disturbing war violence, and language throughout including some sexual references. (132 min.)

Registration is not required.

Library Board

Tuesday, August 25
7:00 pm

CANCELLED

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 on September 22.


Registration is not required.

Events - September 2015


Art Exhibit of the Month

Art works by students of Wethersfield Senior Center art instructor Faye Ahlberg.

Collection on Display

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

Friends Meeting.

Tuesday, September 8
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, September 12
1:30 pm

Desk Set. Walter Long’s 1957 film starring Katharine Hepburn & Spencer Tracy. Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a TV network's research department. (103 min.)

No registration is required.

Computer Class

Monday, September 14
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. Students will use laptop computers provided by the Library.


Registration is required.

Computer Class

Monday, September 14
6:30 pm

Lynda.com. Learn all about lynda.com, a brand new resource at the library, that offers a huge array of online technology training courses. You can use this product to learn basic to advanced computer skills. You must have a Wethersfield Library card to use this service.

Registration is required.

Tuesday Evening Movie

Tuesday, September 15
6:15 pm

The Theory of Everything. Starring Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior Directed by James Marsh. Biopic of the celebrated scientist Stephen Hawking. Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and suggestive material. (123 min.)

Registration is not required.

Library Board

Tuesday, September 22
7:00 pm

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

Computer Class

Wednesday, September 23
10:30 am

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

Wednesday, September 23
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. Students will use laptop computers provided by the library.


Registration is required.

Teen Yoga Class

Thursday, September 24
3:30 pm

Teen Yoga Class. Back to school blues stressing you out? All seventh and eighth graders are invited to join us for a teen yoga class. Improve your focus, and learn some valuable stress management techniques from certified yoga instructor, Jennifer Lutris. Students are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Yoga mats will be provided, but students may bring their own.

Registration required and limited to 15 participants.

Community Program

Thursday, September 24
7:00 pm

What’s Up with Fall? Find out what makes for the ideal fall foliage season presented by Margery Winters. A lot is going on in our woodlands and in our yards in the fall. Learn what happens to all those fallen leaves, why there are so many acorns one year and none the next, what garden plants have the best fall colors and much more. Margery Winters is the 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.

Ongoing Events

Time To Talk

Tuesdays
7:00 - 8:30 pm

English Conversation. Time to Talk, Wethersfield Library’s English language conversation group meets September 22nd and 29th.


Registration is not required.

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