Your Favorite Adult Summer Reading Titles!

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Your Favorite Adult Summer Reading Titles!

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This year for Adult Summer Reading, we asked you to write reviews on your summer reads to share with the community! Now that summer is over, we’ve compiled a list of some of your summer favorite titles! To read full reviews – scroll down below! (Note: Some reviews have been edited for clarity.) Non-Fiction Reads We […]

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Maker Space Blog: Favorite 3D Printing Videos

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Trying to explain what 3D printing is can be a very tricky task. As librarians here at the Farmington Libraries, we are very lucky to be immersed in new, emerging technology on a daily basis, so it is easy for us to understand how things like 3D printing works, and exactly what it is capable […]

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Lynda.com: Re-Energize Your Workweek

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With school back in session and fall weather fast approaching, we are all wondering “where did the summer go?” And for many working individuals, there is no summer break. Which is why having the right resources to help you re-energize your busy work week are crucial to staying on top of your game, and getting […]

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Maker Space Blog: Farmington Retold Podcast

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A few months ago, I tried creating a unique blog post using the Maker Space’s iMac and Blue’s Yeti USB Microphone to experiment with creating and editing audio and vocal narration. Using a combination of our Maker Space equipment and audio editing software, patrons have the potential to create their own podcasts right here in […]

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Maker Space Blog: Painting with iPads

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Are you a painter looking to branch out of your typical medium? Or maybe you consider yourself a drawing novice, looking to improve you skills but without the hassle of purchasing additional supplies or cleaning up messes. Either way, our Maker Space has a great alternative for drawing and painting enthusiasts at all levels of curiosity!   Our […]

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Lynda.com: Become a Programmer

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Get the essential skills and tools to become a successful computer programmer with Lynda Library’s “Become a Programmer” tutorial series. Learn the fundamental concepts and practices that are critical to the task of coding – no matter what language you choose! Develop the knowledge to begin programming in any language, connect programming theory to practice […]

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Maker Space Blog: Digital Quilting with iPads

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This weekend the Farmington Libraries held its 4th Annual Maker Fair. Visitors from all over the area stopped by to design, experiment, tinker, create, and explore by participating in all of our engaging and innovative maker activities. One of the activities that visitors were encouraged to try was our community art project located in the Maker Space. Participants used iPads […]

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Lynda.com: Become a Photographer

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Learn the foundations of photography, from exposure to lenses using Lynda Library’s online learning path “Become a Photographer.” Whether you are a hobbyist or an aspiring professional, Lynda’s curated playlist of expert-created video tutorials will help take your photography skills to the next level. Tutorials include: Getting Started in Photography with Jim Heid Introduction to Photography […]

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Maker Space Blog: Maker Fair 2017!

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Calling all tinkers, explorers, creators, innovators, techies, non-techies, adults, teens, and kids! The Farmington Libraries will be hosting its 4th Annual Maker Fair on Sunday, March 26th from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. The library will provide participants with hands on activities for all ages and all skill levels – including: 3D Printing Soldering Animation Coding […]

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Lynda.com: Become a Project Manager

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Become more confident as a workplace leader by using Lynda Library’s pre-made Learning Path “Become a Project Manager,” dedicated to helping you to learn how to “effectively manage a project, keep it on time, in budget, and on scope.” Lynda’s “Become a Project Manager” learning path contains 13 online tutorials that focus on the skills and […]

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