Ukulele for Everyone!

Author Archives: Leah Farrell

Ukulele for Everyone!

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Join the ranks of ukulele players like Elvis, Jack Johnson, and Israel Kamakawiwo’ole! Instructor Julie Stepanek will lead beginners through a lesson, strum-along, and Q&A about the instrument. Feel free to bring your own instrument, but if you don’t have one, it will be provided for you! This program is for adults and teens. Ages […]

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Understanding Your Best Friend with Phil the Dog Listener

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If you want to gain a much better understanding of your dog and its challenging behaviors, then this session led by Phil Klein, Certified Dog Listener, is for you and your family! Learn the simple, dog-friendly changes in how to interact with your dog to transform its behavior in a kind and lasting way. In […]

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Garmany Music Series Outdoor Concert: The Kerry Boys

The Kerry Boys are Connecticut’s favorite Irish balladeers and have been performing together for over 27 years, dazzling fans of all ages from Maine to New York. Their humorous, high-energy show will have you clapping and singing along in no time, engaging you from start to finish with their wide collection of traditional and original […]

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Turkey, the Land of Surprises, with Jay Johnston

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Take a trip to Turkey, all from the comfort of your local library! Jay Johnston will share his experiences from his 23-day journey through Turkey, a land of surprises, tradition, and the Silk Road. From Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, Blue Mosque, and Bosphorus Bridge; to the Hagia Sophia and Troy’s treasures. From the Libraries at Ephesus […]

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This Business of Fighting: A Human Face on World War II

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Early in 1942, a young man from Rhode Island, Tony Pritchard, who had rarely been outside New England, went into the U.S. Army. By the time he returned home more than five years later, he had been all over the United States and Western Europe, had led troops in combat, had nearly died, had worked […]

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Ready, Set Run! A Series for beginner runners, weekend warriors, and beyond

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READY, SET, RUN! is a series for beginner runners, weekend warriors, and beyond! Our experts will help you reach your personal running goals or simply get started. Runners and non-runners alike are encouraged to attend. Running 101 Thursday, July 12, 7:00 PM New to running or curious about getting started? Then this is a workshop […]

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Family Concert: Yogapalooza with Bari Koral

Catch a concert in Downward Dog! Beloved recording artist and kids’ yoga educator Bari Koral and her band will take kids and families on a rockin’ music and movement adventure. Together we’ll learn yoga with a dancing bear, pop like popcorn, “sleep” like a pony in the barn, fly like rocket ships, run with a […]

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Celebrate Your Pet! An All-Ages Craft Program

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Pets of all shapes and sizes are an important part of our lives and our families. Whether you have a goldfish or a Great Dane, join us to create something special to celebrate your pet! We will have a wide array of crafts supplies from glitter and pom-poms for the kids to canvases and beads […]

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Garmany Music Series Outdoor Concert: Washboard Slim and The Bluelights

Washboard Slim & The Bluelights are back for our summer outdoor concert series! Drawing on a wide variety of traditional music forms, the Bluelights have created a new musical style respecting equally the past and present. A typical Bluelights performance might include original music, early jazz, blues, swing, standards, jug band, gospel, pop music from […]

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American Museum of Natural History: A Farmington Libraries Bus Trip

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Thursday, August 16, 2018 Join Director Jay Johnston for a trip to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City! Cost is $75 per person, which includes: Bus transportation General Museum Admission (PLUS all special exhibitions, giant-screen film, and Space Show) MUSEUM TOURS & SHOWS Public Tours Free with Museum Admission All tours […]

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