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Onederful Ones

9:30am - 10:15am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
For one-year olds and their caregivers. A fun filled half-hour featuring finger plays, books, and lots of music and movement. You will receive a personal bag of props during each class.  This will eliminate the spread of germs! Class si...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Terrific Twos

10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
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.  Enjoy stories together along with music and finger rhymes. Your bag of song props will be given out when we meet.  Class size will be limited and we will meet in the large C...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Polish Language Storytime

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Main Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
For children ages 2 to 7 with caregiver. Registration Required. 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 l...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Dial-a-Story

All Day
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones, Series for School Age Kids
Event Details:
Call us at 860-673-6791, choose option 8, and then select what type of recording you would like to hear - a picture book story, a poem, a relaxation story, a Polish language story or rhyme, or a joke or riddle.  Recordings change each Tuesday. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Kids Care Club

All Day
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Clubs & Volunteering
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
For children in grades K-6. Registration Required.  Have you ever wondered how you could help some in your community? The Farmington Libraries Kids’ Place is collaborating with Services for the Elderly to make crafts for our senior citiz...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Movers and Groovers Zoom Dance Party

9:30am - 10:00am
Barney Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film, Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Come Move and Groove with Miss Amy - let's have a virtual party!  We will read a favorite book and do some dancing! Tell your grown-ups to put on their dancing shoes and be ready to move and groove!  Register to receive the Zoom invit...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Pint-Sized Picassos -Take and Make

9:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: J Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Each week pick up a take-home art project for your child to complete with parental guidance. Each project will explore a different medium and will aim to focus on both early literacy and fine motor skills. Registration required - please note that ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Haunted Candy Houses

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Create spooky and sweet haunted houses made of candy.  (While there will be no nuts, some of the chocolate may be manufactured on equipment that processes nuts.)  Please register all children that will be with you, and please att...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Oh Baby! Baby Storytime

9:30am - 10:15am
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: 3
Event Details:
For caregivers of babies ages 0 to 12 months. Registration Required.  Perfect for our littlest patrons, this 20 – 25 minute storytime enriches the language learning abilities of babies through the use of sto...
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: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Registration Required.   Picture books with a twist!   Picture books come to “life” told in an engaging and interactive way. Class size will be limited and we will meet in the large Community Room...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Learn to Knit

5:30pm - 6:30pm
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:
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! Class size will be limited; children are required to wear masks.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

PJ Storytime - Facebook Live Virtual Event

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:
Ages 0-7.  Join us on Facebook Live (@FLKIDSPLACE) for a relaxing, interactive storytime that will help  your child wind down at the end of the day.  Get cozy in your PJs and with your favorite stuffie or blanket from the comfort of...
This event is in the "Children" group.

PJ Storytime - In-person Class

6:30pm - 7:00pm
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 0-7. Registration Required – please note that each class will have its own individual registration; registering for one class does not register you for all of them. Please register every child that will be attending. Join us in-person or on F...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tots & Tunes & Tales

9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 2 to 5 with caregiver. Registration Required – please note that each class will have its own individual registration; registering for one class does not register you for all of them. Please register all children that will be ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Thriving Threes!

10:30am - 11:15am
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: 1
Event Details:
For three-year-olds and their caregivers. Registration Required.  This storytime weaves the development of language and listening skills into a fun-filled program of read-alouds, flannel board activitie...
This event is in the "Children" group.

After-school Fun

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Library Lawn
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming, Series for School Age Kids
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
For children in grades K – 3. Registration Required.  Come after school and enjoy time with your friends and a variety of activities including crafting, cooking, outdoor games, and lots of fun. A surpri...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Alphabet on the Run

All Day
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 3-5. Registration Required    Take-Home 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. Sign up and receive weekly ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Take & Make Big Green Monster

All Day
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
 Come to the Children's Department to pick up your child's Big Green Monster craft, inspired by the book!  This craft will be held for 1 week. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Take & Make Painted Pumpkin Decorating

All Day
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Paint a pumpkin for your porch with this take-and-make craft!  ...
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Ages 3-5, for the child alone. Registration Required    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, ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Friday Surprise on Facebook Live!

10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Series for Little Ones
Event Details:
Ages two to five.  Join us on Facebook Live (@FLKidsPlace) for a family storytime!  Each week children and their caregivers will meet a children’s librarian who will share stories, songs to dance to, puppets...who knows wh...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Saturday with Sophie the Dog

9:30am - 11:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Library Garden Patio
Age Group: All Ages, Children
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Would you like to read to Sophie, the certified therapy dog?  Call the Library at 860-673-6791 to schedule your very own 10-minute, one-on-one snuggle and read time.  Bring your favorite book or choose one of ours. This program is perf...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Spooky Storytime Fun!

10:00am - 10:30am
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Barney Library Lawn
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 2-8.    Registration required.  Come to Barney Library for a fun Saturday storytime and craft. Wear your costume!  We will read some fun and spooky Halloween books and make a non-mes...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Spooky Storytime Fun!

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Barney Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Barney Library Lawn
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 2-8.    Registration required.  Come to Barney Library for a fun Saturday storytime and craft. Wear your costume!  We will read some fun and spooky Halloween books and make a non-mes...