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Memorial Day Closing

The Farmington Libraries will be closed Saturday, May 25 & Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day. 

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This event is in the "Children" group.

Barney Kids Book Club

Monday, May 20, 2024 at 3:45pm - 4:15pm
Hoppin Gallery at Barney Library
Program Type:
Series for School Age Kids, Book Group
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join Miss Amy for a school age picture book story time and craft!

Full
Required
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for School Age Kids, Book Group
Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Join Miss Amy for a school age picture book story time and craft!

This event is in the "Children" group.

Movers and Groovers Dance Party

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Hoppin Gallery at Barney Library
Program Type:
Music, Dance, & Film, Series for Little Ones
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Let’s move and groove together in the Library! We will read a fun book and do some dancing. We will meet in the Gallery upstairs at the Barney. This is a drop in program.

Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film, Series for Little Ones
Event Details:

Let’s move and groove together in the Library! We will read a fun book and do some dancing. We will meet in the Gallery upstairs at the Barney. This is a drop in program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tween and Teen: DIY Spa Day!

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Teen Space at Main Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Age Group:
Teens, Children
Event Details:

Ready to relax and treat yourself? Make your own lip balm, paint your nails, and make a scrub while listening to some tunes for the ultimate self care evening! Open to those in ...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens, Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Ready to relax and treat yourself? Make your own lip balm, paint your nails, and make a scrub while listening to some tunes for the ultimate self care evening!

Disclaimer(s)

If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Patio Play!

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 9:30am - 11:00am
Library Garden Patio at Main Library
Program Type:
Special Event
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Ages 5 and under. Visit our outdoor patio any time between 9:30 and 11:00 AM to play with our water table, sidewalk chalk, and bubbles.

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Garden Patio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:

Ages 5 and under.

Visit our outdoor patio any time between 9:30 and 11:00 AM to play with our water table, sidewalk chalk, and bubbles.

This event is in the "Children" group.

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All Day
Main Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

For kids in Grades 4-6.  Registration required. Sign up for some fun treats and a hand-selected library book picked just for you! Here’s how it works: Register throug...

Full
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

For kids in Grades 4-6.  Registration required.

Sign up for some fun treats and a hand-selected library book picked just for you! Here’s how it works:

This event is in the "Children" group.

Tots and Tunes and Tales

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Jay Johnston Community Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Series for Little Ones
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Drop-in program. This high-energy music and movement class will have us dancing and laughing!  We'll start with a story and then move to the music.    

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:

Drop-in program.

This high-energy music and movement class will have us dancing and laughing!  We'll start with a story and then move to the music.

 

 

LIBRARY CLOSED

All Day
Main Library, Barney Library, Off Site
Closing
Branches:
Main Library, Barney Library, Off Site

LIBRARY CLOSED

All Day
Main Library, Barney Library, Off Site
Closing
Branches:
Main Library, Barney Library, Off Site
This event is in the "Children" group.

Movers and Groovers Dance Party

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Hoppin Gallery at Barney Library
Program Type:
Music, Dance, & Film, Series for Little Ones
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Let’s move and groove together in the Library! We will read a fun book and do some dancing. We will meet in the Gallery upstairs at the Barney. This is a drop in program.

Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film, Series for Little Ones
Event Details:

Let’s move and groove together in the Library! We will read a fun book and do some dancing. We will meet in the Gallery upstairs at the Barney. This is a drop in program.

This event is in the "Children" group.

We Play Wednesday

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 9:30am - 11:00am
Hoppin Gallery at Barney Library
Program Type:
Special Event
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Come play at Barney library. Time for caregivers and children to form friendships! Parents can chat while children play in the Gallery turned playroom! Drop in for a few minutes or...

Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:

Come play at Barney library. Time for caregivers and children to form friendships! Parents can chat while children play in the Gallery turned playroom! Drop in for a few minutes or stay the whole time. No registration required. 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Patio Play!

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 9:30am - 11:00am
Library Garden Patio at Main Library
Program Type:
Special Event
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Ages 5 and under. Visit our outdoor patio any time between 9:30 and 11:00 AM to play with our water table, sidewalk chalk, and bubbles.

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Garden Patio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:

Ages 5 and under.

Visit our outdoor patio any time between 9:30 and 11:00 AM to play with our water table, sidewalk chalk, and bubbles.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Celebrate May

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Hoppin Gallery at Barney Library
Program Type:
Special Event
Age Group:
Children
Celebrate [season]:

Ages 2 - 5. Celebrate the season!  Come for a special story time and craft. Sing and dance, be prepared to get messy! PLEASE REGISTER

Full
Required
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Ages 2 - 5. Celebrate the season!  Come for a special story time and craft. Sing and dance, be prepared to get messy!

PLEASE REGISTER

This event is in the "Children" group.

Tots and Tunes and Tales

Friday, May 31, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Jay Johnston Community Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Series for Little Ones
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Drop-in program. This high-energy music and movement class will have us dancing and laughing!  We'll start with a story and then move to the music.    

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:

Drop-in program.

This high-energy music and movement class will have us dancing and laughing!  We'll start with a story and then move to the music.

 

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Construction Zone!

Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
J Program Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Special Event
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Calling all construction fans, you're invited to our Construction Zone! The Children's Program Room will be filled with crafts, activities, and a movie, all trucks- and building-th...

Full
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Calling all construction fans, you're invited to our Construction Zone! The Children's Program Room will be filled with crafts, activities, and a movie, all trucks- and building-themed.  Come have fun with us!

This event is in the "Children" group.

Movers and Groovers

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Hoppin Gallery at Barney Library
Program Type:
Music, Dance, & Film
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Let’s move and groove together in the Library! We will read a fun book and do some dancing. We will meet in the Hoppin Gallery upstairs at the Barney. This is a drop in program.

Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film
Event Details:

Let’s move and groove together in the Library! We will read a fun book and do some dancing. We will meet in the Hoppin Gallery upstairs at the Barney. This is a drop in program.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Oh Baby! Baby Storytime

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 9:15am - 10:15am
J Program Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Series for Little Ones
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

For babies ages 0 to 12 months with their caregivers. Registration required. Perfect for our littlest patrons, this storytime enriches the language learning abilities ...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

For babies ages 0 to 12 months with their caregivers. Registration required.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Afterschool Art Club

Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Hoppin Gallery at Barney Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

The Afterschool Art Club is a block of time set aside to come in and work on an art project that drives your creativity. Assorted supplies available. There is no specific project, ...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

The Afterschool Art Club is a block of time set aside to come in and work on an art project that drives your creativity. Assorted supplies available.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Read to a Dog

Saturday, June 8, 2024 at 9:30am - 11:00am
J Program Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Series for Little Ones, Series for School Age Kids
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Please call the Library at 860-673-6791 to schedule your very own one-on-one reading time with a certified therapy dog.  Bring your own book or choose one of ours to snuggle a...

Cancelled
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones, Series for School Age Kids
Event Details:

Please call the Library at 860-673-6791 to schedule your very own one-on-one reading time with a certified therapy dog.  Bring your own book or choose one of ours to snuggle and read.

 

Disclaimer(s)

Ages 11 & under must be accompanied by an adult.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Movers and Groovers

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Hoppin Gallery at Barney Library
Program Type:
Music, Dance, & Film
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Let’s move and groove together in the Library! We will read a fun book and do some dancing. We will meet in the Hoppin Gallery upstairs at the Barney. This is a drop in program.

Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film
Event Details:

Let’s move and groove together in the Library! We will read a fun book and do some dancing. We will meet in the Hoppin Gallery upstairs at the Barney. This is a drop in program.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Jones Apiary Honeybee Program

Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Jay Johnston Community Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Special Event
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

What's the Buzzzz all about!? The American Beekeeping Federation presents Lainey Bell, the 2024 American Honey Princess. As the 2024 American Honey Princess, Lainey serves as a nat...

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:

What's the Buzzzz all about!? The American Beekeeping Federation presents Lainey Bell, the 2024 American Honey Princess.

Disclaimer(s)

Ages 11 & under must be accompanied by an adult.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tots and Tunes and Tales

Friday, June 14, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Jay Johnston Community Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Series for Little Ones
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Drop-in program. This high-energy music and movement class will have us dancing and laughing!  We'll start with a story and then move to the music.    

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:

Drop-in program.

This high-energy music and movement class will have us dancing and laughing!  We'll start with a story and then move to the music.

 

 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Hug A Tree and Survive

Friday, June 14, 2024 at 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Jay Johnston Community Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Special Event
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

The Hug-A-Tree and Survive program is designed to teach children ages 5-12 how to keep from getting lost, what to do if they become lost, how to stay warm and dry, and how they can...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

The Hug-A-Tree and Survive program is designed to teach children ages 5-12 how to keep from getting lost, what to do if they become lost, how to stay warm and dry, and how they can help searchers to find them.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego Lab @ the Barney

Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Barney Library
Program Type:
Science & Technology
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Students ages 6 to 12 can sign up to join us at the Barney Library to learn basic engineering and coding with Lego SPIKE Prime! Space is limited, registration is required. If you'r...

Full
Required
Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science & Technology
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Students ages 6 to 12 can sign up to join us at the Barney Library to learn basic engineering and coding with Lego SPIKE Prime! Space is limited, registration is required.