March of Dimes visits the Farmington Libraries

The Farmington Libraries ended the winter season with a successful Sit-n’-Knit class, led by our in-house knitting expert Jodi Lewanda. Under Jodi’s tutelage, Farmington Libraries patrons learned to knit squares of yarn and then sew them together to make baby blankets for March of Dimes. Thank you to Deborah Poudrier-Fafard, the Associate Executive Director of […]

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The 2019 Maker Fair Is Almost Here!

Mark your calendars for the event of the year! Featuring hands-on high-tech and low-tech activities for all ages, interests, and skill levels. This time we are pulling out all the stops! We will be bursting at the seams with MORE activities, MORE workshops, demonstrations by local artisans, and so much more. Want to know how […]

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Go Pro with Video Recording at the Farmington Libraries

It’s hard to stay active during these chilly winter months but the Farmington Libraries may have the perfect gadgets to help get you outdoors and stay creative throughout the year!  Introducing the latest additions to The Studio: the Vuze 360 and the GoPro Hero 5. Interested in learning how to use either of these cameras? […]

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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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DIY Summer @ The Maker Space

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Take part in Do-It-Yourself (DIY) culture by learning to create beautiful items in our Maker Space! No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Space is limited. Registration required. Registration opens one month before the program. THURS June 21 @ 6:30 PM Fabric-Covered Cork Boards Register 5/24 WED June 27 @ 6:30 […]

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Make It Nice: A Gift Wrapping and Paper Crafting Series @ The Maker Space

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Step-up your party-planning and gift-giving with this program featuring beautiful and fun DIY stamps, wrapping paper, and more! No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Space is limited. Registration required. Registration opens one month before the program. THURS June 7 @ 10:00 AM Lemon-Lime Wrapping Paper Register Now! THURS June 21 […]

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Preserve Your Story: Community Scanning Days

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Register today for a one-on-one appointment with our resident scanning specialist to digitally scan and save all of your family’s precious memories. Bring your photos, 35mm slides, negatives, postcards or letters and our staff will scan and save as many as possible during the one-hour session. Have too much for just an hour? No problem! […]

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Master Class: Learn to Felt

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Master craftswoman Roxann Lovell will lead participants through the creation of one of her signature felted bags. Each participant will finish this series with their own bag and a brand new skill in the art of felting! No experience necessary. REQUIREMENTS: Must attend all classes. Ages 16+ only. Space is limited. Registration required. Call 860.673.6791 […]

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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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DIY Spring @ The Maker Space

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Take part in Do-It-Yourself (DIY) culture by learning to create beautiful items in our Maker Space! No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Space is limited. Registration required. Registration opens one month before the program. WED March 21 @ 6:30 PM Mini Journals Register 2/21 THURS March 29 @ 6:30 PM […]

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