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Wednesday, November 2

Caroline Ferriday: A True Story

The real-life story of Caroline Woolsey Ferriday and the remarkable events that shaped her life and those she came in contact with. Wednesday, November 9 at 6:30PM.

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Veterans Question the Militarization of Society. Maybe You Should Too?

In-Person. Veterans from Connecticut, some of who directly experienced the violence of the Korean and Vietnam wars and their lifetime costs,  question our country's military investment in preparing for the next war. Recent violence in the world suggests we should all think about this investment of our tax dollars and the moral cost it may be having on our society. Tuesday, 11/15 at 6:30PM.

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The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

The West Hartford Public Library, in partnership with First Church West Hartford, presents The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers on Tuesday, 11/8 at 2:30 PM in the First Church Auditorium. This program is for families with children of all ages. Registration recommended for notification purposes.

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The Kindness Project

Our 6th Annual Kindness Project is back! In the spirit of kindness toward others, the West Hartford Public Library will help those in need by collecting donations to help the community. We are proud to donate to The West Hartford Food Pantry and Fern Street. Drop off at any West Hartford Public Library location between November 14 – December 16, 2022.

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In-Person. Come Write In's are happening Wednesday nights and Saturdays in November.

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Board Games and Art Cart

Grades 1-4. Bring a friend to Faxon on Tuesday, 11/8 at 10:30AM for board games, cards, chess, or art creations. Adult in charge must remain in the library. Registration required.

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My Music Room

Family. Join Michele Urban for an interactive, musical experience about making friends and having empathy, inclusion and acceptance. Families with young children are invited to sing, dance, learn, and play rhythm instruments and use props to experience a wonderful time together. Registration is required. Choose Wednesday, 11/16 at Noah Webster Library or Monday, 12/12 at Faxon, both at 10:30am.

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Who Took the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?

Ages 2-5. Who took the cookie from the cookie jar? Join us on Thursday, 11/17 at Faxon or Friday, 11/18 at Noah Webster Library for songs, stories, and games celebrating everyone's favorite treat - the cookie! Registration required.

Did You Miss the Program on Islam?

The library recorded the program on Islam last night. If you didn't get a chance to watch it, please click on the link.

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Upcoming Adult Programs

Upcoming Children Programs


eBooks and eAudiobooks

Use your West Hartford library card to borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks to your computer or device through Hoopla and Overdrive/Libby. Click HERE for access.


You can stream hundreds of movies and TV shows with your library card through Hoopla, Kanopy, and Overdrive/Libby. 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.

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