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

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On Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 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. This is […]

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First Annual Spring Fling

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First Annual Spring Fling fundraiser! On Thursday, April 10, from 6:30 to 9:30pm, there will be live music, an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction. The proceeds will benefit the FVGLA, of which the Farmington Libraries are a part! Tickets are $65 a piece and the event will take place at Farmington Gardens. […]

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Farmington Libraries Maker Faire

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The Farmington Libraries will host its first Maker Faire on Sunday, February 2, 2014, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. This event will take place at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. The Maker Faire is full of free opportunities for hands-on learning and demonstrations of what children can create using the tools […]

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Farmington Libraries’ 7th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture With Dr. Leon Chameides

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On Monday, November 11, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., the Farmington Libraries will host its seventh annual Kristallnacht lecture with speaker Dr. Leon Chameides. The event will take place at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. Born in Poland, Dr. Leon Chameides will share his family experiences through World War II, including his own […]

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Meet the Library’s New Little Lady…

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Have you seen the newest addition to our gardens? Thanks to the Friends of the Farmington Libraries Remembrance Fund, we have a lovely new little girl statue to call our own. Stop by the garden at the Main Library to meet the newest member of the library family!

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Executice Director Jay Johnston’s Reflections on 9/11

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I remember September 11, 2001, as vividly as yesterday — a clear azure sky and an autumnal nip for punctuation. It was a beautiful day filled with anticipation and yet within a few moments everything began to unravel. The first plane seemed to be OK, just pilot error, but no, this second plane was  not an error […]

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Never forget September 11, 2001

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Learn, Teach, Remember…….. These items are on display in the lobby at the Main Library.

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Thank you Farmington Rotary

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Farmington Rotary’s 2013 President Patty Strazzulla along with  past President Mike Schloss presented $1000 check for the main libraries Tween Space on Friday, August 23. This generous gift along with gifts from the Friends of the Libraries,  Farmington Community Chest,  and Terry and Peter Roberts will continue our strong commitment to the youth of Farmington. […]

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