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Memorial Day Closing

The Farmington Libraries will be closed Saturday, May 25 & Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day. 

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Art Exhibit: I did it MY WAY

All Day 5/8 - 6/13
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Exhibits & Art Shows
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Novel Ideas

1:15pm - 2:00pm
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Event Details:
Join us for a lively discussion on the last Tuesday of the month at 1:15. Pick up a copy of the current book at the Barney library service desk. All are welcome!

In May we will discuss "Less" by Andrew Sean Greer.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:

Please join us for a movie showing! Popcorn and lemonade will be served!

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: Adults
Program Type: Bijou Film
Event Details:

Classic films and popcorn, every Thursday afternoon!

Brigadoon (1954)

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join us to end Musically May with a special program offered by the CT State Troubadour, Kala Farnam! She will be introducing us to Nada Yoga which helps patrons to explore the power of sound vibrations for inner harmony.

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: 2
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 pressure of perfection.  Join us for this one hour of ADULT arts and crafts time each month at the Barney Library.

This month's project is: Fruit Stamped Tea Towels

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Take-and-Make Program: Summer Decoupage Plate

9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

We will make a decorative plate with spring fabric. Great to bring to that summer barbeque!

 

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Biblio Box

All Day
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Sign up for some fun treats and a hand selected library book picked just for you! 

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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.
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Event Details:

Ready to celebrate the start of summer with creativity and fun? Join Creativebug for an exciting live event featuring Abby and Violet Houston as they showcase fun and easy crafts for kids!

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: Adults
Program Type: Bijou Film
Event Details:

Classic films and popcorn, every Thursday afternoon!

The Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dungeons & Dragons: Library Edition

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

We're back from a long rest...

Welcome back for another episode of our Dungeons and Dragons series!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Shelf-Discovery Book Club

10:00am - 11:00am
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Event Details:

This book group is for those in their 20s and 30s looking to meet new people and discover new favorite books. Our books will range from literary fiction to sci fi/fantasy and memoirs to mystery/suspense. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

We will make cactus push pins. A great way to bring the desert indoors!

 

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Main Character Energy Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Join us for book-themed crafts and discussions of an array of "New Adult" titles, from contemporary to romantasy and everything in between. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Make Your Own Seed Paper

10:00am - 11:00am
Barney Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gardening
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

Sign up to Make Your Own Seed Paper at the Barney Library! Seed paper is simply paper with seeds embedded into it. Once placed in soil and watered, it will germinate and sprout.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

As a genealogist and volunteer at the St. Simons Island, Georgia Historical Society, Linda was asked to research Isaac Peckham, a Lighthouse Keeper from 1883-1893.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Virtual Event
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Parents and teens, learn tips and strategies for applying to competitive colleges in 2024/2025.

Disclaimer(s)

If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.
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: Adults
Program Type: Bijou Film
Event Details:

Classic films and popcorn, every Thursday afternoon!

The Public Enemy (1939)
An Irish-American street punk tries to make it big in the world of organized crime. Starring James Cagney, Jean Harlow, and Edward Woods. 1hour 23min.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Virtual Event
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Explore the truths and misconceptions regarding the transgender and gender-expansive population with licensed psychotherapist, author, and transgender woman Jillian Celentano as she shares valuable information.

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

One Shot Dungeons and Dragons

5:30pm - 7:45pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Want to play Dungeons & Dragons? Stop by the library to join in on the action and thrills of classic dungeon delve adventuring run by Professional Game Master Justin.

Registration Required.

Open to Teens and Adults ages 16+

Disclaimer(s)

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

THE NO BOOK BOOK CLUB

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Event Details:

Join the No Book Book Club where there's no assigned reading. This book club gives you the opportunity to make new friends and learn about many books in a one-hour meetup.