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9:00am - 4:00pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Sign up for some fun treats and a hand-selected library book picked just for you!  Register via this calendar one time and be subscribed for 3 months--if you miss two boxes, you'll be removed from the list but it's easy to sign up again! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Saturday Art Studio

10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Using our oil pastels, draw a fun and wacky face inspired by the famous artist, Pablo Picasso! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego Saturday at Barney Library

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Take our Legos and your imagination and what will you build? Creations will be on display for 2 weeks after the program. Duplos available for younger builders.  Drop in- no registration required. Ages 5 and up for Lego play.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

In-Person Chess Classes- Grades 1-4

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for School Age Kids
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
For children in grades 1-4. Registration Required.  A professional chess coach and player from DIG USA will be teaching this in-person chess class. This is an amazing opportunity for you to learn more about chess and to apply those strat...
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This event is in the "Children" group.

Save the Penguins!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
You are an explorer on the artic and you notice a penguin that’s separated from its waddle! There are sea lions and sharks surrounding them so they can’t swim away and it’s only a matter of time before they get too hungry! Can you get your crew over ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Onederful Ones

9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
A fun-filled half hour for child and caregiver featuring books, fingerplays and lots of music.  Registration required; register once for the whole session.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Terrific Twos

10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room 1
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
For two-year-olds and their caregivers. Registration required; register once for the 6-week session.  Enjoy stories together with music, finger rhymes and puppets too! Your child must be two years old when the program begins.  PL...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Terrific Twos

11:15am - 11:45am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room 1
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
For two-year-olds and their caregivers. Registration required; register once for the 6-week session.  Enjoy stories together with music, finger rhymes and puppets too! Your child must be two years old when the program begins.  PL...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Barney Kids Book Club

3:45pm - 4:15pm
Barney Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Group, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Barney Kids Book Club Ages 5-10 Join Miss Amy at Barney to read a book and do a craft.  This program will meet indoors in the Hoppin Gallery.     ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Pint- Sized Picasso

9:30am - 10:15am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
 Each week we will share a story and explore a different art medium that will aim to focus on both early literacy and fine motor skills. Caregiver must accompany their child. (Please note there is a separate registration for each Pint-Sized P...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Movers and Groovers Dance Party

10:00am - 10:45am
Barney Library
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 "Adults" group.

Novel Ideas

1:15pm - 2:00pm
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Event Details:
In January we will discuss: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner   A female apothecary secretly dispenses poisons to liberate women from the men who have wronged them - setting three lives across centuries on a dangerous collision course. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Author Talk with Randall Munroe

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Events
Event Details:
Please join for what is sure to be the most fun-filled hour of the day as we chat online with Randall Munroe about his new book What If? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions.  The millions of people around...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Oh Baby! Baby Storytime

9:30am - 10:15am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
For caregivers of babies ages 0 to 12 months. Registration required; registering for one class registers you for the session.   Perfect for our littlest patrons, this storytime enriches the language learning abilities of babies...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Pop through the Pages with Miss Trish

10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 2.5 - 3 and their caregivers. Registration required; register once for the 8-week session.   Picture books with a twist! Picture books "come to life” told in an engaging and interactive way. ...

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

Happiknits Knit Club

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for School Age Kids
Event Details:
For children ages 7-12 who have gone through "Learn to Knit" with Miss Paula.  No registration required.  A knitting club for those who have gone through "Learn to Knit" with Miss Paula and want to continue to meet to knit together. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Knifty Knitters, Learn to Knit

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for School Age Kids
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn to Knit.  This beginner program is best suited for kids ages 7-12.  We will provide needles and yarn to begin.  Let's knit a project together! PLEASE NOTE:  This class will NOT meet on January 18 and February 15th. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tots and Tunes and Tales

9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library
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.

Celebrate February

10:00am - 10:30am
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

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

PLEASE REGISTER

Celebrate the Month! In February we will celebrate Groundhog's day with a special story time and craft! Join Miss Amy for a special story time and a craft! This program will be indoors and upstairs in the Hoppin Gallery. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Pilates with Mary Therese Royal

10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 42
Event Details:
Join Mary Therese Royal, a nationally certified Pilates instructor, for this workout session. During this class, we will take mat exercises and modify them for the chair for an easy introduction to the method. We will end with some standing leg wo...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Thriving Threes!

10:30am - 11:15am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
For three-year-olds and their caregivers. Registration Required; registering for one class registers you for the session.  This storytime weaves the development of language and listening skills into a fun-fi...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Afternoons at Bijou

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Bijou Film
Event Details:

Classic films and popcorn, every Thursday afternoon!

February is all Clark Gable movies! Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) First mate Fletcher Christian leads a revolt against his sadistic commander, Captain Bligh, in this classic seafaring adventure, based on the real-life 1789 mutiny. Starring Clark...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Advisory Group

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 2
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Clubs & Volunteering
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Join Farmington Libraries' Teen Advisory Group! Give input on all things Teen: programming, the Teen Space, books and games we should get! Make a craft to assist with programming or help out with program prep while we chat and get 1 hour of volunteer...

Disclaimer(s)

If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.