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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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Fans of Dog Man and Friends?  We’ll provide different Dog Man & Friends Summer Camp bags each week, filled with pages of activities for you to complete. Separate registration required for each individual week. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

SAND

10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Garden Patio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science & Technology, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
The the Kellogg Environmental Center will visit our library with microscopes and hand lenses to view a collection of sand from Connecticut beaches, streams, and lakes along with some samples from other states. The program includes an art project...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Hug A Tree and Survive

9:30am - 10:30am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
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. Search and Rescue Officer Deb Monde and ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Attend a special author visit for middle grade readers at the Avon Public Library on Friday, June 24 at 11:00 AM, co-sponsored by the Simsbury Public Library and The Farmington Libraries. Written together with her longtime colleague Ange...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Fans of Dog Man and Friends?  We’ll provide different Dog Man & Friends Summer Camp bags each week, filled with pages of activities for you to complete. Separate registration required for each individual week. ...
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 "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 "Children" group.

Story Time on the Children's Patio

10:00am - 10:45am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Garden Patio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Join Miss Trish outside, on our patio, for stories, movement activities, music, and round it off with a craft to take home.  Registration Required Wednesday, June 29, 10:00AM  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Energy in Action Mobile Interactive Exhibit

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science & Technology, Special Event
Event Details:
Ages 7 and up. Location: Main Library Parking Lot Step inside this mobile learning exhibit to participate in mind-blowing, energy-saving experiments in a fun and hands-on way.  Children will learn about energy distribution, energy conserva...
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.

Garmany Music Series - Ryan Mitten Celloist

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Barney Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Barney Library Lawn
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Garmany Music Series
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 173
Event Details:
A lifelong cellist, Ryan Mitten has a unique perspective and style. He plays what you might expect to hear played on a cello (think: Bach and Mozart), but encourages his audience to think bigger. He transports listeners to Hogwarts wit...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Fans of Dog Man and Friends?  We’ll provide different Dog Man & Friends Summer Camp bags each week, filled with pages of activities for you to complete. Separate registration required for each individual week. ...
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 "Children" group.

Summer Surprise Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Garden Patio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Summer is finally here! Join Miss Eva outside on our library patio for fun with stories, music, and a craft.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Picture Books & Popsicles

10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Garden Patio
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Let’s meet on the patio to enjoy a cool treat while listening to some picture book stories!  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Fans of Dog Man and Friends?  We’ll provide different Dog Man & Friends Summer Camp bags each week, filled with pages of activities for you to complete. Separate registration required for each individual week. ...
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 "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 seni...