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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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Art Exhibit: I did it MY WAY

All Day 5/8 - 6/13
Hoppin Gallery at Barney Library
Program Type:
Exhibits & Art Shows
Age Group:
Adults
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Exhibits & Art Shows
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Open Mic Night

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 5:45pm - 7:15pm
Jay Johnston Community Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Music, Dance, & Film
Age Group:
Adults, Teens
Event Details:

Singers, Songwriters, and Musicians, we welcome you to our first Open Mic here at the Farmington Libraries. Artists, please register for the event to save your spot for the show...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Singers, Songwriters, and Musicians, we welcome you to our first Open Mic here at the Farmington Libraries.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Afternoons at Bijou

Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Jay Johnston Community Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Bijou Film
Age Group:
Adults
Bijou:

Classic films and popcorn, every Thursday afternoon!

Event Details:

Bye Bye Birdie (1963) A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted. Starring Ann-Margaret...

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bijou Film
Event Details:

Classic films and popcorn, every Thursday afternoon!

Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

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 "Adults" group.

Novel Ideas

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Hoppin Gallery at Barney Library
Program Type:
Book Group
Age Group:
Adults
Novel Ideas Book Group:

Join us for a lively discussion on the last Tuesday of the month at 1:15. Pick up a copy of the current book at the Barney library service desk. All are welcome!

Event Details:

In May we will discuss "Less" by Andrew Sean Greer. PROBLEM: You are a failed novelist about to turn fifty. A wedding invitation arrives in the mail: your boyfriend of the past...

Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Event Details:
Join us for a lively discussion on the last Tuesday of the month at 1:15. Pick up a copy of the current book at the Barney library service desk. All are welcome!

In May we will discuss "Less" by Andrew Sean Greer.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Movie Night @The Main: War for the Planet of the Apes

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Jay Johnston Community Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Music, Dance, & Film
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Please join us for a movie showing! Popcorn and lemonade will be served! War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with ...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film
Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:

Please join us for a movie showing! Popcorn and lemonade will be served!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crafting Conversation: A Live Event with Rebecca Ringquist

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual at Main Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join Rebecca as she chats about her new Spring Fling Embroidered Sampler Class. 

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Event Details:

Join Rebecca as she chats about her new Spring Fling Embroidered Sampler Class. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Afternoons at Bijou

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Jay Johnston Community Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Bijou Film
Age Group:
Adults
Bijou:

Classic films and popcorn, every Thursday afternoon!

Event Details:

Brigadoon (1954) Two Americans on a hunting trip in Scotland become lost. They encounter a small village, not on the map, called Brigadoon, in which people harbor a mysterious sec...

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bijou Film
Event Details:

Classic films and popcorn, every Thursday afternoon!

Brigadoon (1954)

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sound Meditation with CT State Troubadour: Kala Farnham

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 5:45pm - 7:15pm
Jay Johnston Community Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us to end Musically May with a special program offered by the CT State Troubadour, Kala Farnam! She will be introducing us to Nada Yoga which helps patrons to explore the powe...

Full
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join us to end Musically May with a special program offered by the CT State Troubadour, Kala Farnam! She will be introducing us to Nada Yoga which helps patrons to explore the power of sound vibrations for inner harmony.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Monthly Makers

Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Hoppin Gallery at Barney Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Age Group:
Adults
Monthly Makers:

Monthly Makers is a low stakes arts and crafts program for Adults.  You don’t need to be crafty to enjoy this program, it’s about the process NOT the product.  Each ...

Event Details:

This month's project is: Fruit Stamped Tea Towels

Open
Required
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Monthly Makers is a low stakes arts and crafts program for Adults.  You don’t need to be crafty to enjoy this program, it’s about the process NOT the product.  Each month we will try different crafts, mediums, and styles, without the pressure of perfection.  Join us for this one hour of ADULT arts and crafts time each month at the Barney Library.

This month's project is: Fruit Stamped Tea Towels

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Take-and-Make Program: Summer Decoupage Plate

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

We will make a decorative plate with spring fabric. Great to bring to that summer barbeque!    

Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

We will make a decorative plate with spring fabric. Great to bring to that summer barbeque!

 

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Biblio Box

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

Sign up for some fun treats and a hand selected library book picked just for you!  Register via the calendar one time and be subscribed--if you miss two boxes, you'll be...

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

Sign up for some fun treats and a hand selected library book picked just for you! 

Disclaimer(s)

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

Afternoons at Bijou

Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Jay Johnston Community Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Bijou Film
Age Group:
Adults
Bijou:

Classic films and popcorn, every Thursday afternoon!

Event Details:

The Sweet Smell of Success (1957) Powerful but unethical Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker coerces unscrupulous press agent Sidney Falco into breaking up his sister's romance wi...

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bijou Film
Event Details:

Classic films and popcorn, every Thursday afternoon!

The Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dungeons & Dragons: Library Edition

Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Board Room 2 at Main Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

We're back from a long rest... Welcome back for another episode of our Dungeons and Dragons series! We will start the series off by making new characters for a new campaign and ...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

We're back from a long rest...

Welcome back for another episode of our Dungeons and Dragons series!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Shelf-Discovery Book Club

Saturday, June 8, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Hoppin Gallery at Barney Library
Program Type:
Book Group
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

This book group is for those in their 20s and 30s looking to meet new people and discover new favorite books. Our books will range from literary fiction to sci fi/fantasy and memoi...

Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Event Details:

This book group is for those in their 20s and 30s looking to meet new people and discover new favorite books. Our books will range from literary fiction to sci fi/fantasy and memoirs to mystery/suspense. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Take-and-Make Program: Cactus Push Pins

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library
Program Type:
Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

We will make cactus push pins. A great way to bring the desert indoors!    

Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

We will make cactus push pins. A great way to bring the desert indoors!

 

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Main Character Energy Book Club

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Board Room 1 at Main Library
Program Type:
Book Group
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us for book-themed crafts and discussions of an array of "New Adult" titles, from contemporary to romantasy and everything in between. 

Open
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Join us for book-themed crafts and discussions of an array of "New Adult" titles, from contemporary to romantasy and everything in between. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Make Your Own Seed Paper

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Hoppin Gallery at Barney Library
Program Type:
Gardening
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Sign up to Make Your Own Seed Paper at the Barney Library! Seed paper is simply paper with seeds embedded into it. Once placed in soil and watered, it will germinate and sprout. We...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gardening
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Sign up to Make Your Own Seed Paper at the Barney Library! Seed paper is simply paper with seeds embedded into it. Once placed in soil and watered, it will germinate and sprout.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Local History Presentation - Lighthouse Keeper with Farmington Roots!

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Jay Johnston Community Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Lecture, History, & Culture
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

As a genealogist and volunteer at the St. Simons Island, Georgia Historical Society, Linda was asked to research Isaac Peckham, a Lighthouse Keeper from 1883-1893. With little to g...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:

As a genealogist and volunteer at the St. Simons Island, Georgia Historical Society, Linda was asked to research Isaac Peckham, a Lighthouse Keeper from 1883-1893.

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

ZOOM: Competitive College Admissions: What’s New for This Year?

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual at Main Library
Program Type:
Lecture, History, & Culture
Age Group:
Adults, Teens
Event Details:

Parents and teens, learn tips and strategies for applying to competitive colleges in 2024/2025. Topics include: Why the SAT is more important than ever, Which extracurriculars...

Open
Required
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Parents and teens, learn tips and strategies for applying to competitive colleges in 2024/2025.

Disclaimer(s)

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

Afternoons at Bijou

Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Jay Johnston Community Room at Main Library
Program Type:
Bijou Film
Age Group:
Adults
Bijou:

Classic films and popcorn, every Thursday afternoon!

Event Details:

The Public Enemy (1939) An Irish-American street punk tries to make it big in the world of organized crime. Starring James Cagney, Jean Harlow, and Edward Woods. 1hour 23min.

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bijou Film
Event Details:

Classic films and popcorn, every Thursday afternoon!

The Public Enemy (1939)
An Irish-American street punk tries to make it big in the world of organized crime. Starring James Cagney, Jean Harlow, and Edward Woods. 1hour 23min.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Transgender Population Under Attack: Confronting Misunderstanding & Misinformation

Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Virtual at Main Library
Program Type:
Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Explore the truths and misconceptions regarding the transgender and gender-expansive population with licensed psychotherapist, author, and transgender woman Jillian Celentano as sh...

Open
Required
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Explore the truths and misconceptions regarding the transgender and gender-expansive population with licensed psychotherapist, author, and transgender woman Jillian Celentano as she shares valuable information.