Monthly Archives: September 2014

DIY Ice Cream at the Library!

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Today a group of ten teens made their own ice cream out of simple ingredients like milk, heavy cream, and vanilla extract!  They added their own special toppings like chocolate chips, M&Ms, and even red velvet chips!  We were amazed–we ran out of ingredients!

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Cultural and Language Essentials in American Business for ESL and ELL students

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On Tuesday, October 14, the Farmington Libraries will host Dr. Nara Venditti for an educational workshop on “Cultural and Language Essentials in American Business for ESL and ELL students.”   This event will take place at 7:00 PM at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Foreign-born and immigrant professionals face two critical hurdles to success […]

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October Art Exhibit @ the Main Library

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The exhibition is in conjunction with the Lyme Art Association and will present works from the estate of maritime artist Yves Parent. Parent was born in Normandy in 1941 and was exposed to art and the sea from an early age. His mother was an art teacher, from whom he probably learned about art as […]

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Lyme Art Association Exhibition Opening and Reception

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On Tuesday, October 7, the Farmington Libraries will host an opening and reception for its latest exhibition of maritime and landscape paintings made available in Farmington by the Lyme Art Association. This event will begin at 7:00 PM at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive and will include a wine and cheese reception […]

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September Art Exhibit @ the Main Library

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During the month of September, the Farmington Main Library will host an art show by Fatemeh Kahfi entitled, Freedom of Colors. Miss Kahfi was born in 1961 in Tehran, Iran. After completing high school she studied art with a private tutor for five years and then worked as a professional artist for over twenty years. […]

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Professor-Led Book Discussion Group: Death in Venice by Thomas Mann

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On Thursday, September 25, the Farmington Libraries welcome Professor Nels Highberg as he leads our classic book discussion on the novel, Death in Venice, by Thomas Mann. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. Published on the eve of World War I, Death in Venice tells […]

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Garmany Music Series: Sheri Miller acoustic guitar

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On Saturday, September 20, the Farmington Libraries will hos New York-based singer, song writer, and musician, Sheri Miller, for an acoustic guitar concert. This event will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Sheri Miller is a New York-based singer/songwriter who has played in venues like Rockwood Music Hall, […]

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Long Term Care: The Facts and Finances

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On Thursday, September 18, the Farmington Libraries will host an educational workshop on ““Long Term Care: The Facts and Finances.”   This event will take place at 7:00 PM at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. With 10,000 Baby Boomers daily turning 65 over the next 20 years, the already great demand for Long-Term Care […]

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Director’s College Event: GMO OMG Documentary Film

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On Wednesday, September 17, the Farmington Libraries will host a showing of the documentary film, “GMO OMG,” followed by a discussion and question and answer period with a dietitian from GMO Free CT. This program will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. GMO OMG director and concerned […]

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