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 - March 2015


Art Exhibit of the Month

Wethersfield High School Art Students.

Collection on Display

Ukrainian Pysanky eggs courtesy of Tanya Osadca.

Teen Program

Thursday, March 5
3:30 - 5:00 pm

Teen Employment Skills Workshop. Find out where to look for jobs online, how to write a dynamic resumé and cover letter, and how to make a great first impression in an interview! If possible, please bring your own personal laptop or smart phone. Taught by Career Coach Nancy Frede of Frede Enterprises, LLC.

Registration is required and limited to 12 participants.

Life Skills

Tuesday March 10
6:30 - 8:30 pm

Interviewing Techniques for 2015. Learn strategies for practicing ahead of time, handling challenging questions and following-up. In addition, the workshop will cover problematic issue that can jeopardize an interview. The workshop presenter is Ross Primack, Resource Associate from the Connecticut Department of Labor.

Registration is suggested.

Friends of the Library

Tuesday, March 10
7:00 pm

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

 

Computer Class

Thursday, March 12
2:30 pm

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.

Registration is suggested.

Computer Class

Thursday, March 12
6:30 pm

Introduction to Windows 8. Windows 8 is a departure from the design of previous Windows operating systems, and may be confusing to may users. Students will get to know the new interface and learn the basics of navigation. No experience required. Students will use laptops provided by the library.

Registration is required.

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, March 14
1:30 pm

Laura. Otto Preminger’s 1944 film starring Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews. A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating. (88 min.)

Registration is not required.

Tuesday Evening Movie

Tuesday, March 17
6:15 pm

Gone Girl. Stars Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike and Neil Patrick Harris. Directed by David Fincher. With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent. Rated R for a scene of bloody violence, some strong sexual content/nudity, and language. (149 min.)

Registration is not required.

Teen Program

Thursday, March 19
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Insurgent Party. The premiere of Insurgent is fast approaching! All seventh and eighth grade Silas Deane students are invited to celebrate the movie release by attending an Insurgent party, co-sponsored with the Silas Deane Middle School library staff. Participate in a team trivia contest (prizes will be awarded to the winning team), choose a henna faction “tattoo” applied by henna artist Jamilah of Jamilah Henna Creations, and create some fun crafts related to the Divergent series.

Registration is required and limited to 20 participants.

 

Library Board

Tuesday, March 24
7:00 pm

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

Computer Class

Wednesday, March 25
10:30 am

Introduction to Windows 8. Windows 8 is a departure from the design of previous Windows operating systems, and may be confusing to may users. Students will get to know the new interface and learn the basics of navigation. Students will use laptops provided by the library.


Registration is required.

Computer Class

Wednesday, March 25
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.


Registration is required.

Community Program

Saturday, March 28
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Singer, Composer Connor Wallowitz. The public is invited to an afternoon performance by Wethersfield resident Connor Wallowitz. Connor is a 13-year-old singer, pianist and composer who has recently released his first CD. He began playing piano at age 5 and starting singing and composing shortly after. He has played benefit concerts, weddings, bars, parties, and private events. He is passionate about performing and would like to make it his career.


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 in the Ground Level Conference Room March 3, 10, 17, and 24.


Registration is not required.

Events - April 2015


Art Exhibit of the Month

Comic book inspired mixed media works by self-taught artist Corey Wright.

Collection on Display

Painted slate tiles by Wethersfield resident Rita Loring.

Computer Class

Thursday, April 2
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.

Registration is required.

Computer Class

Thursday, April 2
6:30 pm

Introduction to Excel. Learn the basics of a spreadsheet program. You will be taught how to enter data, format cells as well as work with formulas, tables, and charts. Students will use laptop computers provided by the library.

Registration is required.

Teen Program

Thursday, April 9
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Pieces Literary Magazine Poetry and Art Slam. Celebrate poetry month by attending the third annual Wethersfield High School Pieces Literary Magazine Teen Poetry Slam. Support your fellow members as they share their literary and artistic talents with the group! Light refreshments will be served.

Registration is not required. Don’t miss it!

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, April 11
1:30 pm

The Thin Man. W.S. Van Dyke’s 1934 film starring Myrna Loy & William Powell. Nick and Nora Charles, a former detective and his rich, playful wife, investigate a murder case mostly for the fun of it. (91 min.)

Registration is not required.

Friends Meeting.

Tuesday, April 14
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.

Tuesday Evening Movie

Tuesday, April 14
6:15 pm

Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance. Starring Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton. Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory. Rated R for language throughout, some sexual content and brief violence. (119 min.)

Registration is not required.

Book Sale

Saturday, April 18
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friends of the Wethersfield Library Spring Book Sale. Choose from a large selection of books in different categories. All proceeds from the book sale support the work of the Library.

 

Book Sale

Sunday, April 19
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Friends of the Wethersfield Library Spring Book Sale. Choose from a large selection of books in different categories. All proceeds from the book sale support the work of the Library.

ON SUNDAY – BUY A BAG FOR $5.00 and FILL IT!

 

Life Skills Program

Tuesday, April 21
6:30 pm

Protect Yourself: Know Your Rights As a Consumer. Presented by the CT Money School, this workshop highlights identity theft and discusses elder financial abuse, types of insurance to manage risk, as well as financial preparedness.

Registration is suggested.

Computer Class

Wednesday, April 22
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.


Registration is recommended.

Computer Class

Wednesday, April 22
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.

Community Program

Thursday, April 23
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Butterfly Gardens Are for the Birds. Butterfly gardens may attract a host of beautiful winged creatures to your yard, not just butterflies. Find out what makes a successful butterfly habitat. Presented by Margery Winters 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.

Library Board

Tuesday, April 28
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 April 7, 14, 21 and 28.


Registration is not required.

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