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Wednesday, July 7

We'll Be Open Even Later!

Starting the week of July 12th, the Noah Webster Library will be open until 8PM Monday – Wednesday, including curbside services.

Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

Research scientist Dr. Goudarz Molaei will discuss the current status of ticks in Connecticut, as well as tick-borne diseases and measures to prevent tick bites. Tuesday, July 13 at 1PM.

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Do You Like Books and Yarn-Related Crafts?

Beginning on Tuesday, August 10, join us on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss a book and your knitting, crocheting, spinning, weaving, felting, or other yarn-related crafts. To join this group, contact Lauren Yarnall at For more information about this book club, please click HERE.

Music for the Birds

Join music historian Jeffrey Engel on Thursday, July 8 at 1PM to learn about and listen to composers with a connection to birds from the past 400 years! Many composers have been inspired by bird songs since at least Clemens Non Papa and his "Réveil des Oiseaux." Since then, music has been written about cuckoos, cockerels, ducks, larks, magpies, nightingales, owls, parrots, swans, wood doves, and unhatched chicks.

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Library Fines

Throughout the pandemic, we eliminated fines on late materials. On July 1, 2021 we re-implemented our fines policy. Please be aware that all late materials will be charged and the fines added to your account. Click here for more information on fines.

Virtual Chess for Teens

Calling all teens! If you are in grade 6-12, join us for Virtual Chess Club hosted by Team DIG USA. This series is for intermediate to advanced players who would like to learn new tricks to improve their game. Every Tuesday in July.

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KC Sisters in Concert

Join the KC Sisters at Eisenhower Park for a fun-filled outdoor concert on Wednesday, August 4 at 6PM. The Casey Family are sisters Noelle, Deanna, Tasha, Elise, & Kathleen who have music in their DNA. The girls were raised by two musicians and introduced to multiple genres of music from rock & roll, country, gospel, folk, R&B and Jazz.

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Stories, Music, and More!

Open to ages 2-5. Join us on Faxon’s side lawn for stories, music, and more! Sunny Stories at Faxon runs Thursday, July 8, July 22, and August 5 from 11:00-11:30AM. 

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Did You Miss the Narwhals Program?

On Thursday, July 4, we hosted a great virtual program with author Todd McLeish. Click HERE to watch the hour-long video about Narwhals!

Upcoming Adult Programs

Upcoming Teen Programs

Upcoming Children's Programs



Dozens of popular magazines are available to West Hartford Public Library cardholders through the touch of a button. Click HERE to start reading.


You can listen to hundreds of songs with your library card through Hoopla. Click HERE for access.

Online Classes

West Hartford Public Library partners with Universal Class, Learning Express, Transparent Language, and Great Courses to offer thousands of classes on a variety of subjects. Click HERE to start learning from the comfort of your own home.

Follow Us!

To keep up-to-date with what's going on at the library, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and GoodReads, where we share staff reviews and recommendations. 

eLibrary A to Z!

For a list of the various digital platforms and databases available to you with your West Hartford Public Library card, click HERE

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