Monthly Archives: June 2015

Director’s College Event: Franz Schubert’s Last Year

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On Tuesday, July 28, the Farmington Libraries will host historian Jeffrey Engel for a lecture on the last years and works of composer Franz Schubert. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. The last year of Franz Schubert’s life was marked by professional disappointment and […]

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ISIS & Islam: Islam is Peace

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On Tuesday, July 21, the Farmington Libraries will host a presentation on the peaceful tenets of Islam and a discussion of terror group ISIS from the point of view of the larger Muslim community. This event will take place at 6:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. ISIS, or Islamic State […]

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Garmany Music Series: Washboard Slim & the Bluelights

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As part of its summer outdoor concert series, Farmington Libraries will host Washboard Slim & the Bluelights on Tuesday, July 14, for a performance of music ranging from ragtime to rock. In the event of rain, this event will be moved to the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. This concert will take place […]

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Farmington Libraries Farmers Market to Open July 10

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On Friday, July 10, the Farmington Libraries will open for the first season of its Farmers Market, featuring locally grown fruit, vegetables, as well as coffee, baked goods, pottery, and more. Markets will take place every Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., rain or shine, at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. […]

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Burning in the Sun Documentary Screening

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On Thursday, July 9, the Farmington Libraries will hold a screening of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning film Burning in the Sun, a documentary that follows a young West African man who starts a business building solar panels from scratch and selling them to rural customers in Mali. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. […]

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Award-Winning Poetry Workshop for Seniors @ the Barney

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On Wednesday, July 8, the Farmington Libraries will host Senior Voices, an award-winning workshop designed to teach seniors how to express themselves through poetry. This event will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Barney Library at 71 Main Street. Created and taught by poet Andy Weil, this program is specifically designed to bring the […]

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Defending Your Town’s Healthy Trees

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On Tuesday, June 23, the Farmington Libraries will host an information session on issues related to proposed tree trimming near utility lines around the state. This event will take place at 4:30 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Trees are a crucial piece of Connecticut’s charm, and are one of the […]

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