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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Family Concert: The KC Sisters

Bring a picnic dinner and join us for an outdoor family concert with the multi-talented fivesome The KC Sisters! Their rootsy, Americana sound incorporates folk, country, gospel, R&B, and jazz that is fun for the whole family! No registration required. Program is best suited for ages 5 and up; families are welcome. WHEN: Wednesday, June […]

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The 5th Annual Maker Fair is Here!

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The Farmington Libraries Maker Fair is back, with even more hands-on activities and new technologies to try! All ages welcome. Activities will include: Virtual Reality Soldering Knitting Makey Makey Claymation Robotics …and so much more!   WHEN: Sunday, March 25, 1:00 – 4:00 PM WHERE: Main Library, 6 Monteith Drive SPECIAL PROGRAMS: 1:30 – 3:30 […]

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Ukulele for Everyone!

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Sunday, January 28 2:00 PM Main Library 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! AGES […]

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The Studio Open House

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Monday, January 29 6:00 – 8:00 PM Main Library Join us in for the first glimpse of our brand-new experiential and media production lab, The Studio! Here is just a sampling of what you can do: Record a podcast Use the green screen to transport yourself Explore the human body with zSpace Experience virtual reality with […]

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Gingerbread House Decorating

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Tuesday, December 19 6:00 – 8:00 PM Main Library Bring your family! Bring your friends! People of all ages are invited to join us for this delicious drop-in program. Build and decorate your own ‘gingerbread’ house with graham crackers, frosting, and candy. The library will provide supplies, you supply the creativity! Please register. Ages 11 […]

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Garmany Music Series: Washboard Slim & the Bluelights

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Tuesday, August 15 6:30 PM Barney Library Lawn* Back by popular demand! 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 the […]

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Build Your Own Bottle Rocket

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Wednesday, August 9 6:30 PM Main Library Science, crafting, and fun go hand-in-hand for this hands-on activity, inspired by the bestselling book and Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures! Your team will design, build, and launch a bottle rocket. Bottle rockets (also known as water rockets) use the same phsyics as NASA’s rockets, but with water and […]

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Film Screening: Hidden Figures (2016)

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Tuesday, June 27 6:00 PM Main Library Three brilliant African-American women at NASA — Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) — serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored […]

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