Learn to Play Ukulele

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Sunday, February 26 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. Space is limited. Registration required.

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Line Dancing for Everyone

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Sunday, January 8 2:00 PM Main Library Dance off the cold and shed those winter blues! Line dance is fun, great exercise, and a wonderful group activity. Receive an introduction to such popular dances as the Cha-Cha Slide, Lindi Shuffle, Cupid Shuffle and more.  Kick your heels up and join us! Adults, Seniors, Teens are […]

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Winter Maker Mornings

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Wednesdays, January 11 – March 29 10:30 AM Main Library Maker Space Register separately for each program in this series. Every session will feature a different project. January 11: Bookbinding 101 – Register January 18: Valentine Sachets – Register January 25: Light-Up Bookmarks – Register February 1: Gyotaku, the Japanese Art of Fish Printing – Register February […]

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Giftmaking Mornings @ the Maker Space

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Wednesdays, September 28 – December 14 10:30 AM Main Library Maker Space Register separately for each program in this series. Every session will feature a different project suitable for gift-giving. No programs on October 12, November 23. September 28: Felted Soap – Register October 5: Polymer Clay Buttons – Register October 19: Leather Flowers – […]

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iPhoneography: Introduction To Creative Photo Apps for iPhone and iPad

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Thursdays, September 8, 22, & 29 6:00 – 8:00 PM Main Library Maker Space This series will introduce you to the best photo apps for taking better photos with your iPhone and/or iPad. Learn how to edit your photos with popular editing apps, such as Snapseed. You will learn tips on photo composition and getting better […]

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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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Summer Crafting Series @ the Maker Space

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Get your craft on this summer at the Farmington Library Maker Space! We have crafts to fit every interest and schedule. All programs are open to ages 12+ (that includes you, adults!). Paper Daffodils Tuesday, June 21, 10:30 – 11:30 AM You’ve seen them at the library, come learn how to make them!  Create paper […]

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Experience the Maker Space this May with the Jewelry Workshop Series

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Be a part of the very first programs to be held in our brand new Maker Space! In May, we will be holding a series of jewelry workshops, where you will have the chance to try your hand at several different jewelry-making techniques. Whether you come to one session or all, you will learn some new […]

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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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Sunday Movies: Jurassic World, Selma, and Avatar

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The Farmington Main Library will be showing the following movies during winter Sunday opening hours:   Jurassic World (PG-13) Sunday, January 10, 1:30 PM Go back to Jurassic Park! A new theme park is built on the original site of Jurassic Park. Everything is going well until the park’s newest attraction–a genetically modified giant stealth killing […]

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