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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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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.
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 ...
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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 "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 "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 "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 "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.
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: 10
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...

Disclaimer(s)

If you have special needs to attend this program, please contact the library in advance.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Here's a bonus program: Mystery Craft! You will pick up one craft to complete at home. You might get one you've done before, you might get a different craft than a friend, take a gamble and try it out!    ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Event Details:
People have been practicing meditation for centuries and today we see a surge in its popularity as new benefits continue to be discovered. Incorporating meditation into one’s life has many positive effects. Now more than ever in today’s modern w...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Summer Movie Series

10:30am - 12:30pm
Barney Library
Library Branch: Barney Library
Room: Hoppin Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music, Dance, & Film
Event Details:
Join us for a break from the summer time heat and come enjoy an afternoon movie. These movies are free and open to the public. Whenever available, movies are shown with Closed Captions ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Board Game Café

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Join us at the library for an hour of board games! Play some old favorites or try out a new game! Registration Required. Ages 14 & Up. ...
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 "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 "Adults" group.

Adult Take-and-Make Program: Shell Printing

9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
For this Maker Activity will we use shells to paint beautiful prints on fabric.   ...
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: Teen Space
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 Beyond the Ruby Veil by Mara Fitzgerald. 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 "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: 10
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...

Disclaimer(s)

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