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Search Farmington's holdings first, then expand your search to the entire Consortium. If you need assistance, please call The Farmington Libraries at 860-673-6791.

Once you've logged in to your Encore account, you can:

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Tiny Art

If you participated in our Tiny Art Exhibit at the Barney Library, now is the time to come pick up your art work!  We received so many wonderful compliments from visitors to the Tiny Art Exhibit and we thank everyone who participated.

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Idina and Cara Menzel

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, when libraries nationwide join the American Library Association (ALA) to remind parents, caregivers, and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement and lifelong learning.

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Call for Artists

The Farmington Libraries is excited to announce a call for artist submissions for the two galleries available at the Farmington Libraries, the Jay Johnston Community Room located at the Main Library (6 Monteith Drive), and the Hoppin Gallery located at the Barney Library (71 Main Street).

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Library Garden

Stop into the Main Library and checkout the gardening display in the lobby.

While you're there pick up a Library Garden Bingo Card and complete the scavenger hunt of the garden. People who participate have a chance to win a packet of seeds!

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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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Passport to CT Libraries Logo

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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