The West Hartford Public Library system sponsors four writing groups. Come and sit in on a meeting and see if you like it! No requirements or registration necessary. No obligation. Meetings are run by knowledgeable volunteers.
• Faxon Poets meet on the third Saturday
of every month from 10 AM to Noon at the Faxon Branch Library of the West Hartford Public Library system. The library is located at 1073 New Britain Avenue in the Elmwood section of West Hartford. All are invited. Free.
• Connecticut Screenwriters was established in April, 2004. The group meets on the last Wednesday
of every month (except Dec.) at 7 PM. Meetings are held in the Library
Meeting Room, Lower Level, Noah Webster Library, 20 S. Main Street, West
Hartford. Park in the Isham Garage and go directly to the library to validate parking. The group's objective is to provide feedback on original scripts.
This group is not instructor-led; every month a new volunteer moderator is selected from the group to oversee the meeting, and to facilitate the distribution of scripts. Group is geared to those with some
screenwriting experience. New attendees welcome; those individuals who attend meetings regularly, and review submitted scripts, qualify to have
their own script(s) reviewed by the group. Age 18 and older only. Free.
• West Hartford Fiction Writers meet on the second Thursday of every month at 7 PM. Meetings are held in the Library Board Room, Noah Webster Library, Lower Level, 20 S. Main Street, West Hartford. Park in the Isham Garage and go directly to the library Information Desk (Main Level) to validate parking. The group began in 2005, with the objective of providing feedback on original fiction. A new volunteer moderator selected from the group each month. New attendees welcome; only those attending regularly qualify to have their fiction reviewed by the group. Age 18 and older. Free.
• Saturday Morning Writers' Lounge
Saturday morning from 10am to Noon at the Noah Webster Library, 20 S. Main Street, West Hartford. Hang
with other writers in the Gallery area (main level) and write, write,
write. Bring your own covered beverage or quiet snack and let your