Monthly Archives: April 2016

New Farmington Room Hours to Start Next Week!

Hi everyone! I’m very excited to share with you that the Farmington Room’s hours are going to be changing starting next week!  Going forward, we’ll be open on Wednesday mornings from 9:00am to noon and Thursday afternoons from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.  Of course, if you need to come in outside of our normal hours, you […]

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Songbirds of the Northeast

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Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:30 PM Main Library Calling all birdwatchers and nature lovers! Don’t miss this presentation by naturalist and educator John Root, featuring both photographs and recordings of our region’s songbirds. The role of song in these birds’ lives as well as their diet, social behavior, and other adaptations for survival will be […]

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Experience the Maker Space this May with the Jewelry Workshop Series

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Be a part of the very first programs to be held in our brand new Maker Space! In May, we will be holding a series of jewelry workshops, where you will have the chance to try your hand at several different jewelry-making techniques. Whether you come to one session or all, you will learn some new […]

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Garmany Music Series: Peter Greenfogel Quartet

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Enjoy a spring evening filled with the sounds of great jazz music! The Peter Greenfogel Quartet features Peter Greenfogel on tenor saxophone, Matt Dechamplain on piano, Stephen King Porter on bass, and Tido Holtkamp on drums. This event is made possible by Richard P. Garmany through a […]

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Mindful Self-Compassionate Practice Comes to Life

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:30 PM Main Library Angela Mazur and Theresa Nygren return to guide participants through a number of mindful self-compassion meditations. This will be an hour-long immersion into mindful self-compassion meditation practice. Mindfulness is the first step in emotional healing—being able to turn toward and acknowledge our difficult thoughts and feelings (such […]

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Lewis Walpole Library Lecture: James Gillray’s Hogarthian Progress

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016 7:00 PM Lewis Walpole Library, 154 Main Street Cynthia Roman, Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Paintings at the Lewis Walpole Library and co-curator of the current exhibition will talk about “James Gillray’s Hogarthian Progress.” Sequential narration in satiric prints is most famously associated with the “modern moral subjects” of William Hogarth […]

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Farmington Room Blog: Possible Pieces of a House Where Christopher Columbus Stayed

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As you know by now, I find a lot of really interesting things in the Farmington Room.  I think this really takes the cake, though.

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