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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Ukulele for Everyone!

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Tuesday, June 20 6:30 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. If the weather is nice, we will play outside! Feel free to bring your own instrument, but if you don’t […]

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Garmany Music Series: The KC Sisters

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Thursday, June 22 6:30 PM Barney Library Lawn* The multi-talented five-some The KC Sisters put a fresh new spin on the term “Sister Act.” Harkening back to the heyday of family groups, with a rootsy, Americana sound that incorporates folk, country, gospel, R&B and jazz. What sets The KC Sisters apart from any other group of […]

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Garmany Music Series: The KC Sisters

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Sunday, March 12 2:00 PM Main Library The multi-talented five-some The KC Sisters put a fresh new spin on the term “Sister Act.” Harkening back to the heyday of family groups, with a rootsy, Americana sound that incorporates folk, country, gospel, R&B and jazz. What sets The KC Sisters apart from any other group of musical […]

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Save the Date! The 4th Annual Maker Fair

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Hands on Activities for All Ages + Skill Levels! 3D Printing Soldering Animation Coding Knitting S.T.E.A.M. Trivia LittleBits …and so much more! We Need Volunteers! Ages 14+ No experience necessary   Contact:  Anna Boisvert, aboisvert@farmingtonlibraries.org Laura Horn, lhorn@farmingtonlibraries.org

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KooKooKangaRoo: The Dream Achievement Tour

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 6:30 PM (doors open at 6:00) Farmington Main Library Lawn* Koo Koo Kanga Roo is coming to the Farmington Libraries for the only Connecticut stop on their Dream Achievement Tour! Koo Koo Kanga Roo is a live show unlike anything you have ever experienced. With the carefree simplicity of your kindergarten days, […]

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The 2016 Maker Fair is Coming!

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Sunday, March 20, 2016 1:00 – 4:00 PM Farmington Main Library Mark your calendars! The Farmington Libraries Maker Fair is an opportunity for the community to have hands-on experiences with 3D printers, soldering, knitting, coding, and so much more! Activity stations will be located throughout the Library, featuring low-tech and hi-tech projects for all ages […]

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