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West Hartford Public Library, Faxon Branch

1073 New Britain Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06110

United States

860-561-8200; whplwesthartford.org

Type: Library

Web site: http://www.westhartfordlibrary.org/faxon/index.htm

Events: http://www.westhartfordlibrary.org/faxon/ev… (updated February 2009)

Amenities: wifi

Description: This community-oriented branch in the Elmwood section of West Hartford, CT offers a complete array of services.

Special features include:
A WELCOME CENTER featuring books and DVD’s in the primary 4 non- English languages spoken in the area (Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese and Vietnamese), plus materials on learning English. Community members were involved in the selection of these materials.

Regular programs include:
- A weekly drop-in English conversation class (PRACTICE ENGLISH)
- A monthly poetry-writing group (FAXON POETS)
- An ongoing RACE MATTERS film and book discussion series
- A monthly adult book discussion
- Occasional “coffee talks” to meet with community leaders
- Innovative family and children’s programs and storytimes, featuring one of our most popular events — an annual outdoor screening of a family film projected onto the wall of the adjacent Puritan Furniture building.

Hours:
Seasonal: check website for more information

West Hartford Library Director: Pat Holloway
Faxon Branch Librarian: Marcia Lewis

Added by: Ambrosia4  Contacted: Not contacted  Venue ID: 37298

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