Miss Porter’s Students at The Barney Library

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On this frigid and sunny day, Miss Porter’s students and their teachers came to research topics and enjoy the ambiance of our cozy Library!

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The Barney Tea

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Real China Teacups, Pearl at her Harp and lots of friends for tea, sandwiches and sweets. All cares flew out of the window for one hour and we could enjoy, with anticipation, the season to come!

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The Barney Annual Festivities were Fun and Tasty!

  

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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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Learn About Becoming a Foster Parent

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Want to learn how you can change the life of a child who desperately needs you? On Tuesday, March 25, the Farmington Libraries welcome members from the DCF staff for a session on how to become a foster parent. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. […]

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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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Friends Book Sale – German Collection

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Each year in the spring, the Friends of the Farmington Library hold a large book sale.  The proceeds benefit the library’s special programs.  This is one of the largest used book sales in New England.  There are always some foreign language books, but for this year’s sale there has been donated a large collection of […]

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Sunday Movie Matinees!

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On March 23, the Farmington Main Library will be hosting a concert with the music of the Sherman Brothers, who wrote more motion picture scores than any other songwriting team in film history and composed more than 150 songs for Disney films, TV shows, and theme parks. To prepare for the concert and to celebrate […]

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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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2013 Staff Favorites

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We took an informal survey of our staff on their favorite books from 2013, and here are the suggestions we received. Did we miss some of your favorites? Let us know in the comments section – we would love to hear about the books YOU loved from the past year. FICTION Sweet Tea Revenge by […]

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