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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 "Have you seen Luis Velez?" by Catherine Ryan Hyde Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn’t belong. Not with his mother’s new family. Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father’s wife. Not at school, where he’s an outca...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Enjoy the season with these pumpkin spice candles! Kits will be available at the Information Services desk starting on Wednesday, October 20. The kits will be labeled with your name and will be left out until you pick it up. On...

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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.

Eat This Not That (Virtual)

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 44
Event Details:
Eat This Not That! Good nutrition can positively impact our immune system, health, well-being, productivity, performance, energy, mood, weight management, and prevent certain chronic diseases.  Join us for this fun and interactive nutrition p...

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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.

A Conversation with Author Lynn Katz (Virtual)

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 67
Event Details:
Join us for a thought-provoking conversation with Lynn Katz, a former Farmington school principal. Her debut novel, The Surrogate, explores the psychological profile of a disturbed teen and the high school English teacher who tries to help ...

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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 Crafternoon with Creativebug

All Day
Barney Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Barney Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Spend the afternoon making a project with Creativebug!  Craft kits will be available for pick up at the Barney Library beginning the day of the program and will be left out for you to pick up the rest of the week. When you are ready to try ou...

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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.

Adult Virtual Maker Program: Faux Caramel Apple

9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
We will be making faux food--Fall Caramel Apples! You can pick up your kit of materials at the Adult Services desk on the second floor starting Tuesday November 2. Instructions will be included in the kit, no video link will be sent out. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

15th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture (virtual)

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Event Details:
***This event has been cancelled*** Join us online for the Farmington Libraries' 15th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture Kristallnacht, also referred to as the Night of Broken Glass, was a series of coordinated attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Ge...

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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: 2
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 reading Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko. Registration Required. Ages 14 & up. ...

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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 Chair Pilates with Mary Therese

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Virtual Chair Pilates with Mary Therese Join Mary Therese Royal, a nationally certified Pilates instructor, for this workout session.  During this class, we will take mat exercises and modify them for the chair for an easy introd...

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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.

Adult Writing Group

6:00pm - 7:00pm
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...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Mystery author, Neal Sanders presents his program, Gardening Is Murder, a ‘husband’s point of view’ of gardening.  It is filled with humor and insight from someone who gardens less from an abiding love of horticulture than for the love...

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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.

Adult Virtual Maker Program: Fall Door Sign

9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Since there wasn't interested in our in-person session, we decided to double the size of the Virtual program!  For this Maker Activity will we will be making a Fall Door Sign. Please indicate the letter you prefer for your sign. You can ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Event: Women in Jazz

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture, Music, Dance, & Film
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 77
Event Details:
Women in Jazz Women have been involved in jazz since the early 1920s, not just as vocalists, but as instrumentalists, composers and arrangers. An understanding of jazz would not be complete without highlighting the influence and contributions of w...

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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.

Paint Along

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Jay Johnston Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Enjoy an afternoon of painting and listening to music. The instructor will have a unique acrylic painting ready for you to copy and will be available to answer questions. This program is supported by the Friends of the Farmington Libraries. ...

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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.

Adult Maker Activity: Charm Bookmark

All Day
Main Library
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Make a cute charm bookmark for the next time you curl up with a good book from the library!  Kits will be available at the Information Services desk starting on Wednesday, November 10. The kits will be labeled with your name and wil...

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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.

Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
The public is invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. Due to current health and safety concerns, the Board will meet on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. Please check the calendar f...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Chair Pilates with Mary Therese

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Virtual Chair Pilates with Mary Therese Join Mary Therese Royal, a nationally certified Pilates instructor, for this workout session.  During this class, we will take mat exercises and modify them for the chair for an easy introd...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Sue Walker of the Lewis Walpole Library will deliver a talk on Annie Burr Lewis and her contributions to organizations involved in education, historic preservation, and nursing, in Farmington, at Yale University, and beyond. Annie Burr Lewis is pe...

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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 Chair Pilates with Mary Therese

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Event Details:
Virtual Chair Pilates with Mary Therese Join Mary Therese Royal, a nationally certified Pilates instructor, for this workout session.  During this class, we will take mat exercises and modify them for the chair for an easy introd...

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 - 7:00pm
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...

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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.

Felted Woodland Animals Workshop

5:30pm - 8:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Board Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Hobbies, & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
In this class you will have the opportunity to create two or more charming miniature felted critters. You will start with one basic shape and learn how to use a special barbed needle to transform it into a variety of animals such as a mouse, fox, hed...

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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.

Ask a Cat Behaviorist (Virtual)

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Lecture, History, & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Ask a Cat Behaviorist Is your cat not quite as cute as those we see on the internet? Are you tired of your cat thinking outside the box? Is your cat a hard core shredder (and I don't mean snowboarding!)? And if you have a ...

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Ages 11 & under must be accompanied by an adult.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
The public is invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. Due to current health and safety concerns, the Board will meet on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. Please check the calendar f...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Chair Pilates with Mary Therese

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Event Details:
Virtual Chair Pilates with Mary Therese Join Mary Therese Royal, a nationally certified Pilates instructor, for this workout session.  During this class, we will take mat exercises and modify them for the chair for an easy introd...

Disclaimer(s)

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