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 - January 2015

Art Exhibit of the Month

Paintings by the students of Wethersfield Academy of the Arts instructor Nicholas Frasco.

Computer Class

Monday, January 5
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

Monday, January 5
6:30 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 recommended.

Life Skills Program

Tuesday, January 6
6:30 - 7:30 pm
Tuesday, February 3
6:30 - 7:30 pm

Guided Meditation and Hypnotherapy. Alicia O’Hara, Certified Clinical Behavioral Therapist will lead two programs at the Library this winter. Plan on attending “Guided Meditation” on January 6 to learn about and experience the healing benefits of meditation.  “Hypnotherapy” meets on Tuesday, February 3. While remaining in control, understand how hypnotherapy works directly with your subconscious mind to achieve a sleep-like or trance state. The program is funded by the Friends of the Wethersfield Library and open to all.


Registering for both workshops is suggested.

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, January 10
1:30 pm

The Heiress. William Wyler’s 1949 film starring Olivia de Havilland and Montgomery Clift. A young naive woman falls for a handsome young man who her emotionally abusive father suspects is a fortune hunter. (115 min.)


Registration is not required.

Friends of the Library

Tuesday, January 13
7 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, January 14
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, January 14
2:30 pm

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.

Teen Program

Monday - Friday,
January 19 - 30
2:30 - 4:30 pm

Crunch ‘N Cram. Calling all teens in grades 9 – 12! Are you looking for a calm place to study for your midterm exams? Bring your friends and plan on coming to the Library Community Room after school for “Crunch and Cram” the last two weeks of January. Light refreshments will be served and tranquil music will be played.


Registration is not required.

Tuesday Evening Movie

Tuesday, January 20
6:15 pm

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Directed by Matt Reeves and starring Gary Oldman and Keri Russell. Ten years after a pandemic disease, apes who have survived it are drawn into battle with a group of human survivors.Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief strong language. (130 minutes)


Registration is not required.

Teen Program

POSTPONED

Wednesday,
January 28
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn, Laugh & Let Go: Interactive Stress Relief Show. Teens are invited to attend an energizing interactive stress relief workshop taught by YouTube sensation Robert Rivest. Robert is an accomplished wellness teacher and electrifying public speaker. Experience Robert’s entertaining combination of mime, comedy, and interaction to learn some basic stress relieving methods.

This program is now open to teen in grades 7 - 12

Registration is required and limited to 20 participants.  

Library Board

CANCELLED

Tuesday, January 27
7 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 January 13, 20 and 27.


Registration is not required.

Events - February 2015

Art Exhibit of the Month

Acrylic and pastel paintings by Wethersfield resident Rita Loring.

Collection on Display

Negro League memorabilia from the collection of Wethersfield resident Harry Lichtenbaum.

Life Skills Program

Tuesday, February 3
6:30 - 7:30 pm

Introduction to Hypnotherapy. Resolve to make 2015 your best year! The Wethersfield Library will host a wellness workshop on hypnotherapy with Alicia O’Hara, Certified Clinical Behavioral Therapist. While remaining in control, understand how hypnotherapy works directly with your subconscious mind to achieve a sleep-like or trance state, enabling the release of unwanted blocks and obstacles.

Funding for this program is provided by the Friends of the Wethersfield Library.

Registration is suggested.

Teen Program

Tuesday, February 10
3:30 - 5 pm

Teen Valentine Cupcake Decorating Workshop. Celebrate Valentine’s Day the sweet way! Teens in grades 7 -12 are invited to attend a cupcake decorating workshop taught by The Kakery bakery staff. Enjoy designing (and tasting) your delicious creations! No experience is necessary, and all supplies are provided.

Registration is required and limited to 14 participants.

Friends of the Library

Tuesday, February 10
7 pm

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

Registering for both workshops is suggested.

Computer Class

Wednesday, February 11
10:30 am

Introduction to Microsoft Word (2013). Learn everything you need to create a letter. You will be shown how to format, layout and print your document. Students will use laptops provided by the library. No experience necessary.

Registration is required.

Computer Class

Wednesday, February 11
2:30 pm

Printing Tax Forms from the Internet. Confused about how to find and print your federal and state tax forms from the internet? Learn how at the library. No tax advice will be given. No recommendations about which forms you need or how to file taxes electronically will be offered.

Registration is required.

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, February 14
1:30 pm

The More the Merrier. George Steven’s 1943 film starring Jean Arthur and Joel McCrea. During the WW2 housing shortage in Washington, two men and a woman share a single apartment and the older man plays Cupid to the other two. (104 min.)


Registration is not required.

Tuesday Evening Movie

Tuesday, February 17
6:15 pm

Guardians of the Galaxy. Directed by James Gunn - starring Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel & Bradley Cooper. A group of space criminal must work together to stop a fanatic from destroying the galaxy. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief strong language. (121 min.)


Registration is not required.

Computer Class

Monday, February 23
2:30 pm

Introduction to Email. Learn the fundamentals of sending and receiving email. You do not need to own a computer to have an email account. Students will use laptops provided by the library.


Registration is required.

Computer Class

Monday , February 23
6:30 pm

Introduction to Microsoft 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.

Library Board

Tuesday, February 24
7 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 February 3, 10 and 24..


Registration is not required.

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