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Memorial Day Closing

The Farmington Libraries will be closed Saturday, May 28 & Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day. 

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Movers and Groovers In Person Dance Party

10:00am - 10:45am
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film, Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Let’s move and groove together in the Library! We will read a fun book and do some dancing. Register to come at 10:00 or 11:00 am. Class size is limited and we will meet in the Gallery upstairs at the Barney. Please register the first child in your f...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Movers and Groovers In Person Dance Party

11:00am - 11:45am
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film, Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Let’s move and groove together in the Library! We will read a fun book and do some dancing. Register to come at 10:00 or 11:00 am. Class size is limited and we will meet in the Gallery upstairs at the Barney. Please register the first child in your f...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Novel Ideas Book Club

1:15pm - 2:15pm
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Event Details:
Our next book will be "Beauty in Breaking" by Michelle Harper An emergency room physician explores how a life of service to others taught her how to heal herself. Michele Harper is a female, African American emergency room physician in a profes...
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: 39
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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Afternoons at Bijou

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Bijou Film
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24

Classic films and popcorn, every Thursday afternoon!

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: 9
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...

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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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Transgender 101 - What's it all about?

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture, Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
Event Details:
Jillian is a transgender woman who began her transition in 2015. She recently received her bachelors degree in psychology at Albertus Magnus College, and is now pursuing her master's degree in social work at Southern Connecticut State University and ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hybrid: All About Asset Protection

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Personal Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
How to Protect your assets from lawsuits, nursing homes, and predators: Lawsuits are a prevalent part of everyday life (One Connecticut woman filed over 70 lawsuits in two years). Learn how proper planning can help protect your assets in the event a ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Monthly Makers

10:00am - 11:00am
Barney Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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 pressu...
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.

Community Forum on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 93
Event Details:
Please join us for a Community Forum on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion facilitated by Dr. Martha Brackeen-Harris and Treda Collier Dickenman. We will review The Farmington Libraries' diversity, equity, and inclusion goals, and ways to grow our cult...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Take-and-Make Program: Seed Paper Card

9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Nice weather is here, time to plant some flowers! Join us in making this lovely spring card along with a seed paper heart to grow wildflowers. Perfect for a loved one, a special friend, or almost any other occasion! No in-person session is availab...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Craft: Rock Painting

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Join us in the Teen Space for Rock Painting! Take a moment for yourself and paint an affirmation on your very own rock you get to take home--or maybe make a meme, the options are endless! Also available as a Grab and Go Kit! Register to save your ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Play Room at the Library

10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:
We’ll pull out our special Play Toys and Busy Bags and play some fun music in our Children’s Program Room for you to enjoy!    ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Afternoons at Bijou

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Bijou Film

Classic films and popcorn, every Thursday afternoon!

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

Yoga with Suraj Kurtakoti

9:30am - 10:30am
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Event Details:
These free classes are suitable for anyone who is a beginner or an intermediate yoga practitioner.  There will be 5 classes starting Saturday, May 7 until June 25, 2022.  NOTE: There will NO classes on May 21, May 28, and June 4 & Ju...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Drop-In Jewelry Making

9:30am - 10:30am
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Event Details:
Stop in to the Barney Library for some independent jewelry making.  We will provide a variety of tools and supplies, and you bring the creativity. This is a self guided independent program (no assistance is available), just drop-in and have fun....
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Grad Cap Decorating

2:30pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Event Details:
Seniors! Stop by the Teen Space to decorate your graduation cap! We'll have paint, hot glue, glitter, and more--express yourself and celebrate your big day! First come, first serve! Open to graduating Seniors. Sponsored by the Friends of the Fa...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Polish Language Storytime

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Speak to your child in the language you know best! Join Miss Eva for Storytime in Polish. Enjoy stories and activities and browse our Polish-language collections. Class size will be limited, and we will meet in the Children's Programming Room.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
Event Details:
This presentation will be drawn from Dr. Benfield’s five years working with the Canadian National Parks system where he wrote the first management plan on the Canmore Corridor, the service area immediately adjacent to Banff National Park, before beco...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Kids Care Club

All Day
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Clubs & Volunteering
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
For children in grades 1-6. Registration Required.  Have you ever wondered how you could help someone in your community? The Farmington Libraries Kids’ Place is collaborating with Services for the Elderly to make crafts for our senior citizen...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
A personalized mug, just for you! You can make a mug for you, a friend--it's up to you! Don't forget to include the Letter you would like so we can include a personalized stencil.     ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Oh Baby! Baby Storytime

9:30am - 10:15am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones, Parents & Caregivers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
For caregivers of babies ages 0 to 12 months. Registration Required for each individual class. Perfect for our littlest patrons, this 20 – 25 minute storytime enriches the language learning abilities of babies through the use o...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Young Adult Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 1
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Book Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Sign up to join our Young Adult Book Club! Whether you're a teen or adult, reading YA is for everyone! This month we will be discussing I Hope You're Listening by Tom Ryan. Registration Required. Ages 14 & up. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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