Monthly Archives: July 2015

Spend an Evening with the Dog Listener

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On Monday, August 24, Farmington Libraries will host Pat Wright, the Dog Listener, for a discussion of dog behavior issues, their cause, and possible solutions. This event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Learn how to bring your dog to peace and solve the problem of unwanted […]

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Programming Basics Workshop

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On Thursday, August 20, the Farmington Libraries will host a two-hour workshop on the basics of programming and code for new and inexperienced learners. The workshop will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Programming has been referred to as one of the most important skills of the 21st […]

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Google Maker Camp – Making Music

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During week 2 of Google Maker Camp, teens got the chance to play with a device called the Makey Makey. This device allows the user to turn every day objects into instruments, game controllers, arrow keys, or almost anything you could imagine! During the program, teens turned bananas and other every day objects into instruments […]

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Teen Mario Kart Tournament

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Last Thursday, teens battled for ultimate victory during our Mario Kart Wii tournament! The participants played their way through a single-elimination bracket to determine our grand-prize winner! Stakes were high, and the competition was fierce, with every victory and defeat heralded by loud cheers and groans from everyone watching. Our champion won a movie pass […]

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Google Maker Camp – Stop-Motion Animation

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Last Wednesday, we kicked off our first week of Google Maker Camp! The teens put their imagination to the test as they came up with story lines for their own stop-motion animation films. The twelve participants broke off into teams, and used our iPads to film nine original scenes. The teams had a great time […]

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An Inside Look at the Invention Process

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On Thursday, August 13, the Farmington Libraries will host inventor Marcie Mariani to discuss her experience with the invention process. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Inventors and would-be inventors are encouraged to attend to gain insight into the experience of inventing from Marcie […]

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T-Shirt Quilts Part Two @ the Barney

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On Thursday, August 13, Joanne Hatch will follow up her popular t-shirt quilt workshop with a more in-depth instructional session. This event will take place at 1:00 p.m. at the Barney Library at 71 Main Street. This workshop is perfect for those interested in crafts, sewing, recycling, and those looking to find a use for […]

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Introduction to Arduino Workshop Series

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During the month of August, Farmington Libraries will host a three-part workshop on Arduino microprocessors. Sessions will take place on Wednesdays, August 12, 19, and 26, at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Over the course of this three-part series, participants will become familiar with the Arduino platform, including the basics […]

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Ice Cream Social & Trivia @ the Barney

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On Thursday, August 6, the Farmington Libraries will be hosting an ice cream social and round of trivia with a chance to win prizes great summer-themed prizes. This event will take place at 1:00 p.m. at the Barney Library at 71 Main Street. Grab your friends and beat the summer heat with ice cream, chat […]

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Garmany Music Series: The Rosenthals

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THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL TUESDAY, AUGUST 11. As part of its summer outdoor concert series, Farmington Libraries will host The Rosenthals on Tuesday, August 11, for a performance of bluegrass, folk, and jazz. In the event of rain, this event will be moved indoors. This concert will take place at 6:30 p.m. on […]

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