Personalized Recommendations

Don’t know what you want? Check out some of our amazing resources to help you find the right items for you. Adult Department Personalized Recommendations Kids Reading Suggestions Novelist Plus Discover read-alikes for your favorite book, series, author or audiobook narrator. Find out what book comes next in a series. Create lists of books you […]

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In-Lobby Pick Up

Please note the Farmington Libraries will be returning to in-lobby pick up only starting Saturday 11/28 at the Barney Library and Monday 11/30 at both libraries in our efforts to help slow the spread of COVID-19. To pick up your items, please visit the libraries during open hours… Main Library: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays: […]

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Virtual Event: 14th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture with Endre Sarkany

Join us Thursday, November 19th, 2020 at 7:00 PM on Zoom for our 14th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture. Kristallnacht, also referred to as the Night of Broken Glass, was a series of coordinated attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and parts of Austria on November 9 – 10, 1938. German authorities looked on as SA paramilitary […]

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Teen Space Study Stations

The Farmington Library is excited to announce that starting Monday, 9/21, we will begin offering study stations in our Teen Space! Teens in grades 7-12 who are studying remotely may book a study station M, T, Th & F – 9:30am-2pm. These stations are over six feet apart, and include a large desk, and access to a […]

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Friends of the Farmington Library upcoming book sales and donation guidelines.

The Friends are currently accepting donations of books in excellent condition published from 2015 to present. Please bring one bag or box per day, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:30 am to 2:00 pm and Wednesday 2:30 pm – 7:00 pm to the Main Library on 6 Monteith Drive. Thank you for your support! ****Postponed Outdoor Sale: […]

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Evening hours, holds, lobby-side pickup and fines

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Thank you for your patience and understanding! Please read below for updates to our services and policies. Are you still finding items around your house that you checked out in March? No worries! The library will be offering “fine amnesty” for all returned items! Overdue items checked out between 3/14/20 and 10/4/20 will not be […]

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Executive Director Christopher Lindquist!

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The Board of the Farmington Libraries is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Lindquist of West Simsbury, CT as Executive Director of the Farmington Libraries.  The Board’s decision to hire Mr. Lindquist came based on the recommendation of a search committee which conducted a 2 month process of soliciting, assessing, and interviewing candidates for […]

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Virtual Garmany Music Series: Sheri Miller

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Sheri Miller will be performing a set of love songs “from the Beatles to Louis Armstrong” on Tuesday, July 28 at 7 pm. Sheri will be taking song requests from patrons. Sheri has released 2 critically-acclaimed records, “Mantra” and “Winning Hand,” as well as her original song “I Could Love You Still” (feat. Will Lee, Paul […]

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Summer Reading 2020

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Register for the 2020 Summer Reading Program! We have book recommendations and programs for all ages! Click here for Children’s Summer Reading! Click here for Teen Summer Reading! Click here for Adult Summer Reading!

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Lobby Pickup!

An Announcement from the Farmington LibrariesAs you know, the Farmington Libraries have been providing a curbside pickup service since May 28. Governor Lamont has given the green light for libraries to reopen their doors to the public as of June 17.  We are pleased to announce that we will do so on a limited basis beginning […]

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