Upcoming Adult and Teen Events

 

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SUMMER READ 2017!

Wethersfield Public Library Summer Reading Registration!

You can register (click the link above) for the Wethersfield, CT Summer Reading Program. The program begins on June 19th and ends Monday, August 14th. Read and review three books and receive a Reading Light. Read and review six books and receive a Gift Card to a Wethersfield Eatery. For every book you read, your name will be automatically entered into a grand prize drawing for a Samsung Galaxy Tab A! Winner will be chosen on August 15th.

Click here for reader reviews to help you find your next summer read!

 

You may visit the library or call Adult Services at 860-257-2811 to register for programs. See a complete list of children's events on the Children's Programs page.

Events - June/July


Artist of the Month

Robert DeRay

Impressionist and realist paintings of local artist Robert DeRay will be on display at the library during the month of June.

Collection on Display

Mementos of the Charter Oak and postcards of Old Wethersfield will be on display at the Library during the month of June. From the personal collection of Wethersfield residents Maureen Hayes and Jane Foxall.

Adult Summer Reading Kick-off

Tuesday, June 20
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Attend the Wethersfield Library adult summer reading program kick-off! Register for the online reading program and be entered to win a $25 Barnes and Noble gift card. A light dinner will be served.  During the summer, read and log three books and receive a prize. Read and log six books and receive another prize! Program ends Monday, August 14th.

Gardening Tips from the Wethersfield Men’s Garden Club

Tuesday, June 27
6:30 - 8:00 pm

The Wethersfield Library will host a talk on rose care, tomato growing and the Wethersfield community garden. Get beneficial advice from expert gardeners. This workshop will be presented by Richard Prentice and John Oldham of the Wethersfield Men’s Garden Club.

Registration is suggested but not required.

Library Board Meeting

Tuesday, June 27
7:00 pm

All meetings of the Board are open to the public.

Library Closed

Monday, July 3 -
Tuesday, July 4th

The library will be closed for Independence Day. We will resume normal hours on Wednesday, July 5th.

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, July 8
1:30 pm

To Sir, With Love  (1967 Drama)
Directed by James Clavell.
Stars Sidney Poitier & Lulu.

A novice teacher faces a class of rowdy, undisciplined working class punks in this classic film that reflected some of the problems and fears of teens in the ‘60s. (105 min., NR)

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

Friends of the Library Meeting

Tuesday, July 11
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.

Library Board Meeting

Tuesday, July 25
7:00 pm

All meetings of the Board are open to the public.

Teen Programs

These programs are free and open to teens in grades 7 - 12. Registration is required.
Attendance at summer events earns you an entry in the summer reading prize drawing.

Teen Summer Reading

June 19 – August 14

 

Log your books and write reviews to be entered to win great prizes for any entries done between June 19th and August 14th! These entries will be shared with Silas Deane Middle School and Wethersfield High School and can fulfill students' summer reading log requirement.

You can register by clicking here.

Potato Chip Taste-Off

Thursday, June 22
6:30 - 7:30 pm

We will guess unique potato chip flavors in a blind taste test and vote for our favorite flavor. Board games and coloring will also be available!

Attendance at summer events earns you an entry in the summer reading prize drawing.

Sharpie Tie-Dye

Thursday, July 6
6:30 - 7:30 pm

We will be making tie-dye creations with sharpies. Bring a white piece of clothing or pillowcase to tie dye. Board games and coloring will also be available!

Eleanor Buck Wolf Nature Center Visit

Friday, July 7
10:30 - 11:30 am

The Eleanor Buck Wolf Nature Center will be coming to visit us at the library! You’ll have a chance to hear about exotic animals, how they are taken care of at the center, and why they don’t make good pets. If you’re an animal lover or are interested in an animal career come to the library and check out the Nature Center!

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See a complete listing of Children's Events.