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Columbus Day Closing

The Farmington Libraries will be closed Monday, October 10 in observance of Columbus Day.

Upcoming Events

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Tots and Tunes and Tales

9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
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. Note: Each Tots & Tunes & Tales class has its own individual registration, so registering for one class...
This event is in the "All Ages" 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
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
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
Waitlist
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!

Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949) Two turn-of-the-century baseball players, who work in vaudeville during the off-season, run into trouble with their team's new female owner and a gambler who doesn't want them to win the pennant. Starring Esther...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Advisory Group

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 2
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Clubs & Volunteering
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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Writing Group

6:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Clubs & Volunteering
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Adult Writing Group Need inspiration? Looking for friendly feedback on your writing? Join the Adult Writing Group at the Farmington Libraries!  Join to meet other writers, review each others' writing and get prompts to spark your creativ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Ghosts and Legends with Jeff Belanger

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Event Details:
Come explore the haunts around the world and those in your own back yard! Jeff Belanger brings different stories every time he offers this program, so no two are the same. This multi-media adventure draws from Jeff's research in his books, podcasts, ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Alphabet Soup

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:
 Have fun getting to know the ABCs! This early literacy program focuses on the alphabet by introducing children to a different letter of the alphabet each week through stories, music, and a craft. This program is for the child alo...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Chess tournament

9:30am - 4:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Team DIG USA presents a Scholastic K-12 Chess Tournament at the Farmington Libraries.  Sections include Open (Advanced level players), U-1000 (Intermediate level players), and U-500 (beginner level players).   Schedul...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Monthly Makers

10:00am - 11:00am
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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 p...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Cider and Stories

10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Garden Patio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join us on the garden patio for a sweet, seasonal story time, including fresh apple cider and cider doughnuts! (In case of inclement weather program will be moved indoors.) ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Halloween Movie at Barney Library

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film
Event Details:
Get in the Halloween spirit and come enjoy Hocus Pocus (rated PG, released 1993) at the Barney Library. "A curious youngster (Omri Katz) moves to Salem, where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of diabolical witches (played by Bet...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Take-and-Make Program: TikTok Glass Painting

9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
We will use sharpies and acrylic paint on glass to replicate a favorite anime image. You will be amazed!       ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Bite-Sized Science

9:00am - 8:00pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
This program offers a fun way to learn simple scientific concepts and conduct experiments. Activity bags with instructions for each program will be available for pick up at the Main Library children’s desk. Put your science hats on and explore! ...
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 "Children" group.

Traveling Makerspace with Playful Engineers!

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science & Technology, Special Event
Event Details:
Come to this make-and-break workshop, "Chain Reactions and Creative Contraptions", featuring catapults, exploding popsicle sticks, gravity-powered carousels, track feeders, spiralators, domino rallies/walls/towers, zip lines & rolling compasses, ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Chess - Grades 5-8

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for School Age Kids
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
For children in grades 5-8. Registration Required.  A professional chess coach and player from DIG USA will be teaching this virtual chess class. This is an amazing opportunity for you to learn more about chess and to apply those strateg...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Movie at the Barney

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film
Event Details:
Stop by the Barney Library on the second Wednesday of the month at 2:30 PM for an afternoon movie. These movies are free and open to the public. Whenever available, movies are shown with Closed Captions.   This month we will be showin...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Knifty Kniters, Learn to Knit

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for School Age Kids
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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 9/28 and 10/5   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Board Game Café

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Join us at the library for an hour of board games! Play some old favorites or try out a new game and feel free to bring your own! Register to reserve your seat. Ages 14 & Up. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Celebrate October

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! Join Miss Amy for a special story time and a craft! This program will be indoors and upstairs in the Hoppin Gallery. Registration required. Ages 2-5 If you have more then one child in your family participating, sign them bo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Puzzle Time at the Barney

10:00am - 11:00am
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Event Details:
Jigsaw puzzle lovers are invited to meet on the second Thursday of the month at the Barney Library. Meet other puzzlers and solve a puzzle in a casual setting. ...