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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Bullet Journal Bar @ The Maker Space

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Every Other Thursday @ 10:00 AM Maker Space, Main Library Bullet journals are customizable organization systems that can be your to-do list, sketchbook, notebook, and diary – but most likely, all of the above! Learn new techniques, find inspiration with others, and keep your journal up to date each month. Supplies will be provided, just […]

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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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Master Class: How To Take Better Photographs With Your Camera

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Mondays, 1/22, 2/5, 2/12, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12 6:00 – 8:00 PM Maker Space Do you have a camera (DSLR, Point & Shoot &/or Mirrorless) that is still in the box or you tried using it a few times and it ended up in the closet? Well it’s time to blow off the dust! Photographer Andy Mars will show you tips on […]

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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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Winter Tabletop Game Nights

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Join us for Tabletop Game Nights! Play old favorites with new friends, and learn some great new games from an expert. Snacks will be provided. Games include Gloom, Munchkin, Settlers of Catan, Scrabble, Elder Sign, Hogwarts Battle and more! Please feel free to bring any games you would like to share with the group. Open […]

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DIY Winter @ the Maker Space

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Due to high demand, we request that you only sign up for four (4) programs of this series. No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Make Your Own Gift Wrap – Register Wednesday, December 13, 6:30 PM Say goodbye to generic wrapping paper! Make one-of-a-kind gift wrap in the color of […]

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Jewelry Hour: Winter Classes

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Do you want to learn how to make 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. Learn how to design and make your own jewelry, fix broken jewelry, the sky’s the limit! Barney Library Thursday, December […]

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