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 - June 2015


Art Exhibit of the Month

Acrylic paintings by Hartford artist Robert DeRay.

Collection on Display

Artists' books - works of art that utilize the form of the book - by Wethersfield resident Charlotte Hedlund.

Computer Class

Wednesday, June 3
10:30 am

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.

Members of the public are invited to attend.

Computer Class

Wednesday, June 3
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.

Friends Meeting.

Tuesday, June 9
7:00 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, June 13
1:30 pm

The Catered Affair. Don Harman’s 1956 film starring Bette Davis and Ernest Borgnine. A working class mother fights to give her daughter a big wedding whether the girl wants it or not. (92 min.)

Registration is not required.

Computer Class

Monday, June 15
2:30 pm

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

Registration is required.

Computer Class

Monday, June 15
6:30 pm

Beyond PowerPoint: Alternative Presentation Tools. PowerPoint has long been the dominant presentation software, but there are alternatives. This lecture-style class will introduce the best new tools for creating and enhancing your presentations.


Registration is recommended

Tuesday Evening Movie

Tuesday, June 16
6:15 pm

Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. Stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson & Liam Hemsworth. Directed by Francis Lawrence. Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images and thematic material. (123 min.)

Registration is not required.

Summer Reading Kick-Off Event

Tuesday, June 23
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Summer Reading Kick-Off Event. Register for the Teen program (Unmask@Your Library) or the Adult program (Escape the Ordinary @ Your Library) at this event for your chance to win a raffle prize basket that includes a Barnes & Noble Samsung NOOK tablet! Light refreshments will be served.

Library Board

Tuesday, June 23
7:00 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, is on summer vacation. Meetings will start up again in September.


Registration is not required.

Events - July 2015


Art Exhibit of the Month

Pencil, charcoal and water color pieces by Wethersfield High School student Anna Kallajian.

Collection on Display

Photographs by Wethersfield resident Peter Alessi.

Food for Fines

Food for Fines. Wethersfield residents will be able to pay off their overdue library fines at the Wethersfield Library in July by bringing in non-perishable food items to donate to the Wethersfield Food Bank. These are the foods most needed: Canned beans (all kinds), canned fruit, canned meats, canned poultry, canned tuna, spaghetti sauce in jars, canned or boxed pasta, peanut butter, jelly or jam in small jars, breakfast cereal, granola bars, shelf-stable milk, 100% fruit juice (in individual boxes, cans, or plastic bottles). Please check for expiration dates on donated items, and donate only fresh items.

Adult Summer Reading

Escape the Ordinary. Wethersfield Library’s Online Adult Summer Reading Program runs until August 17. To sign up go to www.wethersfieldlibrary.org and click on “Adult Summer Reading”. Post three book reviews to be eligible for the first reader's award. Enter three more reviews and you will be eligible for the second reader's award. Awards will be available as long as supplies last. Grand prize drawing is August 17th. Two lucky readers will win a Barnes & Noble Samsung Galaxy Tab Nook 7”!

Teen Summer Reading

Unmask! Find your inner hero through reading! Wethersfield Library’s Online Teen Summer Reading Program runs until August 17th. Log your book reviews to become eligible for Barnes & Noble gift cards, movie passes and the Super Grand Prize - a Samsung NOOK tablet from Barnes & Noble! The more books you read and review, the more chances you have to win!

Computer Class

Wednesday, July 8
10:30 am

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.

Computer Class

Wednesday, July 8
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.

Members of the public are invited to attend.

Computer Class

Monday, July 13
2:30 pm

Windows 8. Students will get to know the new interface and learn the basics of navigation. No experience required. Students will use laptop computers provided by the library.

Registration is required.

Computer Class

Monday, July 13
6:30 pm

Introduction to Microsoft Excel. Learn the basics of a spreadsheet program. You will be taught how to enter data and format cells. Students will use laptop computers provided by the library.


Registration is required.

Friends Meeting.

Tuesday, July 14
7:00 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.

Tuesday Evening Movie

Tuesday, July 21
6:15 pm

Unbroken. Stars Jack O'Connell, Takamasa Ishihara and Domhnall Gleeson. Directed by Angelina Jolie. After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Rated PG-13 for war violence including intense sequences of brutality, and for brief language. (137 min.)

Registration is not required.

Library Board

Tuesday, July 28
7:00 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, is on summer vacation. Meetings will start up again in September.


Registration is not required.

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