Library News

Confluence: A Celebration of Jazz Appreciation and National Poetry Months

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Tuesday, April 18 2:00 PM Barney Library April is Jazz Appreciation Month and National Poetry Month! Join local poet Geri Radacsi for a special reading from her collection Soul and All That Jazz. “A hawk’s keen; the croaks of frogs, katydids and cicadas; the whomp of a stork’s wings and acorns plopping into water; the jazz […]

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Maker Space Blog: Digital Quilting with iPads

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This weekend the Farmington Libraries held its 4th Annual Maker Fair. Visitors from all over the area stopped by to design, experiment, tinker, create, and explore by participating in all of our engaging and innovative maker activities. One of the activities that visitors were encouraged to try was our community art project located in the Maker Space. Participants used iPads […]

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Lynda.com: Become a Photographer

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Learn the foundations of photography, from exposure to lenses using Lynda Library’s online learning path “Become a Photographer.” Whether you are a hobbyist or an aspiring professional, Lynda’s curated playlist of expert-created video tutorials will help take your photography skills to the next level. Tutorials include: Getting Started in Photography with Jim Heid Introduction to Photography […]

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100th Anniversary: Platinum Dinner and Dance

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Garmany Music Series: The Lost Acres String Band

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Thursday, April 20 7:00 PM Main Library The Lost Acres String Band serves up a rich stew of songs and instrumentals from a wide variety of musical traditions, with the added spice of some exotic originals.  A typical show includes blues, rags, old-time and contemporary fiddle tunes, Hispanic waltzes from the old Southwest, a classic string-band […]

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Highly Sensitive Children

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Wednesday, April 12 7:00 PM Main Library Is your child/Has your older child been: Shy, “fussy”, fearful of new situations? A vivid dreamer, distressed by scary movies, and prone to hurt feelings? Showing thought beyond her/his years as well as a high level of compassion? Your child may be a highly sensitive child/teen. Roughly 20% of […]

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Live Well: Chronic Disease Management Series

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TUESDAYS, APRIL 4 – MAY 9 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MAIN LIBRARY The Live Well Program, a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP), is a free workshop where people with different chronic health conditions attend together. The program teaches self management techniques which encourage participants to: Find better ways of dealing with pain, fatigue, difficult […]

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Maker Space Blog: Maker Fair 2017!

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Calling all tinkers, explorers, creators, innovators, techies, non-techies, adults, teens, and kids! The Farmington Libraries will be hosting its 4th Annual Maker Fair on Sunday, March 26th from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. The library will provide participants with hands on activities for all ages and all skill levels – including: 3D Printing Soldering Animation Coding […]

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Lynda.com: Become a Project Manager

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Become more confident as a workplace leader by using Lynda Library’s pre-made Learning Path “Become a Project Manager,” dedicated to helping you to learn how to “effectively manage a project, keep it on time, in budget, and on scope.” Lynda’s “Become a Project Manager” learning path contains 13 online tutorials that focus on the skills and […]

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New York City, a La Carte! A Farmington Libraries Bus Trip

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New York City, a La Carte! A Farmington Libraries Bus Trip Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Join Director, Jay Johnston on this traditional visit to New York City! Shop, see the sights, enjoy fine dining, culture, and more! Some options include: MOMA High Line SOHO (South of Houston Street) DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) […]

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