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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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Fire Prevention Family Program

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Science & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 72
Event Details:
It's Fire Safety Week! We will have a fireman come and talk about fire prevention for adult and kids! Learn about fire safety and what you can do to keep you and your family safe. You'll be able to take pictures with firefighter gear and you may even...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Craft: Mug Decorating

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: 1
Event Details:
Join us in the Teen Space for Mug Decorating! Also available as a Grab and Go Kit! Register to save your seat! Open to those in grades 7-12. ...

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

Young Adult Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 1
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Book Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
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 All of Us Villains by Amanda Foody. Stop by the Information Desk on the second floor of the library before th...

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

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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.
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.
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 "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: Francesco Barone

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Garmany Music Series
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 138
Event Details:
Award winning guitarist Francesco Barone has performed throughout the United States as a soloist and chamber musician. He has been presented at guitar festivals and societies in New England including the Connecticut Guitar Society, New England Guitar...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Solve It: Teen Puzzle Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 1
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Stop by the library for an hour of riddles, puzzles and fun! Register to save your seat. Open to those in Grades 7-12! ...

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

Teen Craft: Bookend Painting

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Help decorate the Teen Space by painting one of our bookends! Once dry, we will display in the Teen Space for everyone to see! Register to save your seat! Open to those in grades 7-12. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Teen Cuisine: Edible Haunted Houses

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Get into the Spooky Season spirit by making your very own Edible Haunted House! Register to save your spot! Open to those in Grades 7-12 ...

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

Teen Dungeons and Dragons

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Main Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Play a one-shot Dungeons and Dragons campaign with Professional Game Master Justin! Register to receive a Zoom link. Please create a free Roll20 account so you can access the game materials. Open to Teens Ages 13+ ...

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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.

Reading Early Epitaphs in Connecticut

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
Event Details:
In this talk, John Hanson will share some outstanding verses on old stones in Connecticut and discuss their sources, including scripture, hymnody, poetry, and original poetry composed for a particular individual. The talk will consider how eighteenth...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Celebrating Midnights: A Taylor Swift Bash

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Event Details:
We at the Farmington Libraries are super excited to celebrate Taylor Swift's new album Midnights! Join us for a Taylor Swift Bash--make buttons, answer trivia, drink some Chai, hang out with other fans, and maybe even win a prize! Open to ages 9+ ...

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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.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Halloween Escape Room

10:00am - 11:00am
Barney Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Gather up a team and join us for our chilling Halloween Escape Room on Saturdays, October 22 & October 29.  Can you solve the clues and 'escape' the room? This program is family-friendly and a great way to get into the spirit of the spooky s...
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.

Family Halloween Escape Room

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barney Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Gather up a team and join us for our chilling Halloween Escape Room on Saturdays, October 22 & October 29.  Can you solve the clues and 'escape' the room? This program is family-friendly and a great way to get into the spirit of the spooky s...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Board Game Café

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Tarot Program

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Are you curious about Tarot? Are you interested in cartomancy? Would you like your cards read by an experienced reader? Join to learn about the mysterious tarot, learn how to do cartomancy, and have your cards read!  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Biblio Box

All Day
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Sign up for some fun treats and a hand selected library book picked just for you!  Register via the calendar one time and be subscribed--if you miss two boxes, you'll be removed from the list but it's easy to sign up again! Fill out this...

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

Family Halloween Escape Room

10:00am - 11:00am
Barney Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Gather up a team and join us for our chilling Halloween Escape Room on Saturdays, October 22 & October 29.  Can you solve the clues and 'escape' the room? This program is family-friendly and a great way to get into the spirit of the spooky s...
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.

Family Halloween Escape Room

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barney Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: All Ages, Adults, Teens, Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Gather up a team and join us for our chilling Halloween Escape Room on Saturdays, October 22 & October 29.  Can you solve the clues and 'escape' the room? This program is family-friendly and a great way to get into the spirit of the spooky s...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Craft: Embroidery Hoop Organizer

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Pick up a Grab and Go Kit to make your own Embroidery Hoop Organizer to keep all your small belongings organized!  Register to receive your kit! Open to those in grades 7-12. ...

Disclaimer(s)

If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.
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: 6
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 Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor. Registration Required. 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 "Teens" group.

Teen Advisory Group

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Craft: Perler Bead Keychains

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Join us in the Teen Space to make Perler Bead Keychains! Also available as a Grab and Go Kit! Register to save your seat! Open to those in grades 7-12. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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