Monthly Archives: May 2016

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

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On Wednesday, June 15, 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, beginning at […]

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‘He Named Me Malala’ Documentary Screening

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Monday, June 27, 2016 6:00 PM Main Library He Named Me Malala is an intimate portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot when returning home on her school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old was singled out, along with her […]

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Maker Space Blog: Podcasts

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  Click the play button to listen to this week’s Maker Space blog post! (Song title “Soar” by Noisy Oyster) The equipment and software used in the making of this audio clip: Macbook Blue’s Yeti USB Microphone GarageBand FreeSoundtrackMusic.com Podcast Favorites: RadioLab This American Life Judge John Hodgman Snap Judgement The Moth The Dinner Party Download Serial […]

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Meditation: A Tool to Balance Your Life, a Two-Part Series

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Tuesdays, June 21 & 28, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Get on the road to wellness in mind, body, and spirit at the Farmington Library this summer! Join Clare Vidich, long time meditator, as she connects meditation and spiritual development to important aspects of our lives. She will offer a practical technique of meditation that can […]

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Farmington Room Blog: The City of Hartford, Conn. and Vicinity

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This week I want to share with you a very beautiful book I’ve come across here in the Farmington Room, as well as a bit of news.

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Summer Crafting Series @ the Maker Space

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Get your craft on this summer at the Farmington Library Maker Space! We have crafts to fit every interest and schedule. All programs are open to ages 12+ (that includes you, adults!). Paper Daffodils Tuesday, June 21, 10:30 – 11:30 AM You’ve seen them at the library, come learn how to make them!  Create paper […]

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Summer Foraging with the 3 Foragers

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Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:30 PM Main Library Get on the road to wellness in mind, body, and spirit at the Farmington Library this summer! The summer months are a bounty of ripe berries, nectar-laden edible flowers, amazing edible plants along the seashore, and edible mushrooms can carpet the forest floor after warm, rainy days. […]

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Total Healing: the Meditation Prescription with Dr. Matthew Raider

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library Get on the road to wellness in mind, body, and spirit at the Farmington Library this summer! What can meditation do for you? It can help you deal with the stress in your life. It can boost your immune system and help you with your physical and emotional […]

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Garmany Music Series Outdoor Concert: U.S. Coast Guard Saxophone Quartet

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016 6:30 PM Barney Library Lawn* This year’s Summer Outdoor Concert Series will kick off with the fabulous Coast Guard Saxophone Quartet! The United States Coast Guard Band Saxophone Quartet is comprised of the saxophone section of the U.S. Coast Guard Band, one of the five premier U.S. military bands. In addition to […]

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Coloring Cafe Summer Sessions

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Get in on the adult coloring craze! Coloring promotes relaxation and stress-reduction. Listen to relaxing music, enjoy some Starbucks Coffee, and color your stress away! The library will provide all supplies, but feel free to bring your own. Thursday, June 30, 2:00 PM – Register for a reminder Barney Library Thursday, July 28, 2:00 PM […]

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