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 - December 2014

Art Exhibit of the Month

Photographs courtesy of the members of the Charter Oak Photographic Society.

Display Case

Legos from the collection of Wethersfield resident Nicholas Follacchio.

Mitten Tree

The Wethersfield Library will have its annual holiday Mitten Tree again through January 3rd, 2015. The Library puts up a tree each year and members of the community decorate it with mittens, socks, hats and other cold weather clothing items. The Wethersfield Social and Youth Services Department distributes the donated items to individuals and families in town.

Library Board

Tuesday, December 2
7 pm

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

Computer Class

THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Wednesday, December 3
2:30 pm

Buying Guide: Tablets and eReaders. Kindle? Nook? iPad? So many choices! Learn how to decide which device is right for you. Class will be presented in lecture format.

Teen Program

Tuesday, December 9
3:30 - 5:00 pm

Teen Cookie Decorating Workshop. The holidays are here! Looking for a creative gift idea? Teens in grades 7 -12 are invited to attend a cookie decorating workshop taught by The Kakery bakery staff. No experience is necessary, and all supplies are provided. Don’t miss it!

Registration is required and limited to 14 participants.  

Life Skills Program

Tuesday, December 9
6:30 - 8:00 pm

Coping with Grief and Loss During the Holidays. Many people find the holiday season to be a particularly difficult time of the year, especially after someone they love has died. Join us for “Coping with Grief and Loss during the Holidays” presented by Joe Colletti, a bereavement consultant and author. Attendees will receive copies of Mr. Colletti’s book. The program is funded by the Friends of the Wethersfield Library and open to all.

Registration is strongly recommended.

Friends of the Library

Tuesday, December 9
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. 

Saturday Cinema

Saturday,December 13
1:30 pm

Holiday Affair. Don Hartman’s 1949 film stars Robert Mitchum and Janet Leigh. The Christmas-season romance of a young widow and a sales clerk who (thanks to her) is unemployed. (87 min.)


Registration is not required.

Tuesday Evening Movie

Tuesday, December 16
6:15 pm

Jersey Boys. Starring John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen & Michael Lomenda. Directed by Clint Eastwood. The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons. Rated R for language throughout. (134 min.)

Registration is not required. Seating is limited.

Ongoing Events

Time To Talk

Tuesdays
7:00 pm

English Conversation. Time to Talk, Wethersfield Library’s English language conversation group, meets in the Ground Level Conference Room December 2, 9, and 16. 

 

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.

Teen Program

Monday, January 12
3:30 - 5:00 pm

Learn, Laugh & Let Go: Interactive Stress Relief Show. Teens in grades 9 - 12 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.


Registration is required and limited to 20 participants.  

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
6:15 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.

Library Board

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 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.

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