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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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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Garmany Music Series Outdoor Concert: Hot Cat Jazz Band

Join us on the Barney Library Lawn to kick off our summer outdoor concert series with the toe-tapping music of the Hot Cat Jazz Band! Enjoy everything from the swing standards of George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Duke Ellington;  big band hits of Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey; to popular songs from the 1920’s, as well as some […]

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Barney Cinema: Summer 2018

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Spend your afternoon enjoying free screenings of classic musicals every 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Barney Library! Bye Bye Birdie (1963) Tuesday, June 12, 2:00 PM When the draft selects rock star Conrad Birdie, his fans are devastated, but none more than struggling songwriter Albert Peterson (Dick Van Dyke), whose song Birdie was just […]

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Adult Crafternoons @ Barney Library: Summer 2018

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Try your hand at something new! Each month we experiment with a new craft at the Barney Library. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited. Registration required. THURS June 21 @ 2 PM Decorated Beach Bags Register Now! THURS July 26 @ 2 PM Perler Bead Drink Covers Register Now! THURS August 23 @ 2 […]

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Jewelry Hour: Summer 2018

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Do you want to learn how to make (and fix) jewelry? Join us for this regular drop-in program for adults. Morning and afternoon classes at both libraries are available. Use the library’s supplies or bring your own. Barney Library Thursday, June 7, 2 PM – Register Thursday, July 19, 2 PM – Register Thursday, August 9, […]

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A Jolly Good Afternoon Tea to Celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 92nd Birthday

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What is the best way to celebrate Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II’s 92nd birthday? With a tea party of course! Janice Connor will review the history of tea drinking, the locations where tea is best cultivated, the varieties and complexities of the tea blends, its health benefits, and why afternoon tea became so fashionable (and […]

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Adult Crafternoons @ Barney Library: Spring 2018

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Try your hand at something new! Each month we experiment with a new craft at the Barney Library. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited. Registration required. THURS March 22 @ 2 PM Rolled Paper Flowers Register Now! THURS April 26 @ 2 PM Painted Eggs Register Now! THURS May 24 @ 2 PM Pinwheels […]

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Jewelry Hour: Spring Classes

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Do you want to learn how to make (and fix) jewelry? Join us for this regular drop-in program for adults. Morning and afternoon classes at both libraries are available. Use the library’s supplies or bring your own. Barney Library Thursday, March 15, 2 PM – Register Thursday, April 19, 2 PM – Register Thursday, May 17, […]

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Barney Cinema: Spring 2018

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Spend your afternoon enjoying free screenings of critically-acclaimed and award-winning films every 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Barney Library! The Glass Castle (2017) – Trailer Tuesday, March 13, 2:00 PM Based on a memoir, four siblings must learn to take care of themselves as their responsibility-averse, free-spirit parents both inspire and inhibit them. When sober, the children’s […]

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