Monthly Archives: May 2015

Director’s College Event: Experience India

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On Wednesday, June 24, the Farmington Libraries will host Ram Gopalan and Alan Sherman for an adventure through India. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. The audience will learn about Indian culture, languages, religious practices, as well as the sights and sounds of this […]

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Alternative Energy: Powering Our Future

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On Tuesday, June 23, the Farmington Libraries will host the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection for a lecture on alternative energy. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. The presentation will include a discussion of different types of alternative and renewable energies, how […]

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5K Solstice Race to Benefit the Farmington Village Green and Library Association

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On Wednesday, June 17, 2015, the Hartford Track Club will run its annual 5K Solstice Race. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Farmington Village Green and Library Association, of which the Farmington Libraries are a part. The race will take place at the MDC Reservoirs at 1420 Farmington Avenue in West Hartford. This is […]

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Armchair Traveler: Experience a Springtime Riverboat Cruise through Holland @ the Barney

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Seasoned and unseasoned travelers alike are invited to join the Farmington Libraries as they welcome Barbara Knibbs to take audience members on a springtime cruise through Holland. This event will take place on Thursday, June 18, at 1:00 p.m. It will be held at the Barney Library at 71 Main Street. The audience will be […]

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POSTPONED – Garmany Music Series: Sharades

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This event has been postponed to June 23 due to rain. Location and time remain the same. To kick off its summer outdoor concerts, the Farmington Libraries will host the band Sharades on Tuesday, June 23, for a performance of oldies and more. This concert will take place at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn of […]

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Andy Weil: Poetry with a Touch of Mid-Life Insanity

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Join the Farmington Libraries as they host a poetry reading like no other, when Andy Weil presents his program “Poetry with a Touch of Mid-Life Insanity” on Wednesday, June 10. This event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library on 6 Monteith Drive. The evening will be filled with poetry and laughter […]

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Martha’s Movies: Chocolat @ the Barney

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Come for the chocolate, stay for the movie!  On Monday, May 11 at 1:15 p.m., the Farmington Libraries will be showing (and serving) Chocolat. The event will take place at the Barney Library at 71 Main Street. Chocolat is a 2000 romantic drama film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. Martha Reingold will share her film […]

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Beat the Summer Heat with Midsomer Murders @ the Barney

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British mystery lovers are invited to join the Farmington Libraries this summer to enjoy the beloved series Midsomer Murders, served with tea and biscuits. Viewings will take place on Thursday June 4, July 23, and August 20 at 1:00 p.m. at the Barney Library at 71 Main Street. Midsomer Murders is a long-running and iconic […]

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Two-Part Teacher-Led Meditation with Clare Vidich: Deeper into Meditation

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Farmington Libraries will host a two-part deep meditation workshop on Tuesday, June 2 and Tuesday, June 9. Both sessions will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Clare Vidich, a long-time meditator, will lead this helpful and stimulating workshop for old and new meditators. She will demonstrate a natural […]

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