Memorial Day Closing

The Farmington Libraries will be closed Saturday, May 28 & Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day. 

News & Updates

Book Sale

The Friends of the Farmington Libraries are holding a special ONE DAY book sale of fiction only for kids and adults on Saturday, June 11 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM in the Jay Johnston Community Room.

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National Library Week

First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries of all types across the country each April.

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To celebrate National Library Week during April, the Passport to Connecticut Libraries Program invites you to visit all of the participating Connecticut public libraries. Take the opportunity to explore each library's architecture, ambiance and collection.

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Bicentennial Quilt

If you've stopped by the Main Library and noticed the Farmington Bicentennial Quilt is no longer in the stairwell, don't fret! The quilt has relocated to the hall leading to the Jay Johnston Community Room.

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Laptop Kiosk

The Main Library now has Laptops to Go! You can check out a laptop for a 3 day loan and it comes loaded with links to our eResources available with your Farmington library card.

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Masking Optional
Effective today, March 1st all patrons and staff, regardless of vaccination status, can go without wearing a mask while in the Main and Barney Libraries.
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Farmington Continuing Education offers FREE ESL, GED, and citizenship preparation classes.  The next sessions starts at the end of January.  To register for these programs click 

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Clipart post it note that says Sunday

The Main Library will be open Sundays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, January - April 2022 with some exceptions.  Please check out the full list of dates below. We look forward to seeing you at the library!

January 9, 23 & 30

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Due to the rise in COVID-19 positivity rates The Farmington Libraries are making adjustments to our scheduled in-person programs and events.

A few programs will be cancelled, postponed or moved to virtual - keep an eye on our Event Calendar and your inbox for the latest changes.

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Starting January 1st, Ancestry Library Edition access will no longer be available from home. You can access it through a library computer or if you are connected to the wifi at the Main or Barney Branch Library.

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Barney Library
**UPDATE** The Barney Library will reopen Monday, December 13 at 9:00 AM. Thank you for your patience!
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Help stop the spread wear a mask

In order to protect the health and safety of our patrons and staff, The Farmington Libraries require that all visitors to the libraries wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status. If you do not have a mask, we will happily provide you with one.

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December Friends Book Sale

Don't forget to join us for the upcoming Friends of the Farmington Libraries Book Sale


Friday, December 10, 10:00am - 5:00pm

(9:00am - 10:00am Dealers Hour - $10 admission)

Saturday, December 11, 9:00am - 1:00pm

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