Library News

FILM SCREENING – Angst: Breaking the Stigma Around Anxiety

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Thursday, September 28 7:00 PM Main Library Angst is a 60-minute documentary project that looks at anxiety, it’s causes, effects and what we can do about it. With a particular focus on people under the age of 21, “Angst” features interviews with kids and young adults who suffer, or have suffered, from anxiety- and what they’ve […]

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Your Favorite Adult Summer Reading Titles!

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This year for Adult Summer Reading, we asked you to write reviews on your summer reads to share with the community! Now that summer is over, we’ve compiled a list of some of your summer favorite titles! To read full reviews – scroll down below! (Note: Some reviews have been edited for clarity.) Non-Fiction Reads We […]

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Befriending Your Inner Critic: How Mindful Self-Compassion Practice Can Heal

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Thursday, October 19 6:30 PM Main Library Angela Mazur and Theresa Nygren return to guide participants through a number of mindful self-compassion meditations. This will be an hour-long immersion into mindful self-compassion meditation practice. Mindfulness is the first step in emotional healing—being able to turn toward and acknowledge our difficult thoughts and feelings (such as […]

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Small Furniture Painting Series @ the Maker Space

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In this program series, you will have the chance to try your hand at painting and distressing furniture. This is a three session series where you will learn new skills and have a great time! Please bring your own small furniture piece. Suggested items: small side table, picture or mirror frame, step stool, small trunk, […]

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Director’s College: Underwater Photography with Richard Ladisky

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Wednesday, October 11 7:00 PM Main Library Let photographer Richard Ladisky take you on an underwater journey with his incredible pictures of ocean life! This presentation will focus on his expedition to the remote Tubbataha Reef, located 90 miles off Palawan Island in the Philippines. Richard began scuba diving for lobsters and wrecks in New […]

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Garmany Music Series: Bluesgrass

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Thursday, October 5 7:00 PM Main Library The acoustic duo BluesGrass features two experienced musicians who have been steeped for many years in American roots music, including blues, old-time, folk music, and bluegrass (especially its “bluesy” side and its mountain modal sounds). Both are accomplished singers, and their voices blend in close harmony along with […]

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Centennial Celebration High Tea

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Thursday, October 19 1:00 PM Barney Library Join us in celebrating our 100th year of service with a 21st-century luncheon! Enjoy lunch and a performance by Dr. Charles Leach illustrating the development of the libraries in Farmington! The program will also include a showing of “A Legacy Brought Forward: The Farmington Libraries, Then and Now.” Tickets are $20 per […]

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Meditation: The WOW Factor, Younger, Thinner, Healthier and More

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Wednesday, October 4 7:00 PM Main Library Based on his own experience as a gerontologist and someone who has been meditating for many years, Dr. Matthew Raider will talk about what keeps you young even as your body ages. He will also explore the eternal nature of consciousness and explain how you can experience it […]

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Maker Space Blog: Favorite 3D Printing Videos

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Trying to explain what 3D printing is can be a very tricky task. As librarians here at the Farmington Libraries, we are very lucky to be immersed in new, emerging technology on a daily basis, so it is easy for us to understand how things like 3D printing works, and exactly what it is capable […]

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Lynda.com: Re-Energize Your Workweek

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With school back in session and fall weather fast approaching, we are all wondering “where did the summer go?” And for many working individuals, there is no summer break. Which is why having the right resources to help you re-energize your busy work week are crucial to staying on top of your game, and getting […]

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