Library News

Join the Stuck-at-Home Challenge!

This program is open to all ages. Each challenge you complete is one entry to win one of our prize packs! Don’t forget to fill out the form below to enter! Prize Packs Challenges Read or listen to a book Learn something new Go for a walk Try a new recipe Paint or draw a […]

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Coronavirus Updates & Resources

Updated 3/17, 10:00 AM The Farmington Libraries are currently closed until further notice. We are using an abundance of caution to be socially responsible and avoid spreading this disease. BOOK DROPSOur book drops are NO LONGER OPEN, but we have extended our due date until April 15 (and possibly later). Please keep your items at […]

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Announcement

In order to spend more time with her family and pursue further education, Executive Director Laura Horn tendered her resignation effective March 11, 2020. A search committee has been formed by the Library Board to look for her replacement. The Board would like to thank Laura for her service and contributions to the Farmington Libraries. […]

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Jamming out in the Farmington Library

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Earlier this September, Mary Lee Brody demonstrated two methods of making jam for Farmington Library patrons as part of our popular Master Class series. Patrons tried delicious grape and strawberry jam with crackers and left with jam-making know-how. Interested in attending one of our classes? Sign up in October for Mary’s no-knead bread making class […]

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March of Dimes visits the Farmington Libraries

The Farmington Libraries ended the winter season with a successful Sit-n’-Knit class, led by our in-house knitting expert Jodi Lewanda. Under Jodi’s tutelage, Farmington Libraries patrons learned to knit squares of yarn and then sew them together to make baby blankets for March of Dimes. Thank you to Deborah Poudrier-Fafard, the Associate Executive Director of […]

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The 2019 Maker Fair Is Almost Here!

Mark your calendars for the event of the year! Featuring hands-on high-tech and low-tech activities for all ages, interests, and skill levels. This time we are pulling out all the stops! We will be bursting at the seams with MORE activities, MORE workshops, demonstrations by local artisans, and so much more. Want to know how […]

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Maker Space: Introducing the Cricut Maker and EasyPress

Didn’t get all the crafting equipment you wanted over the holiday season? The Farmington Libraries can help! The Maker Space is now home to the Cricut Maker and the Cricut EasyPress. The Cricut Maker is a cutting machine which, with the correct blade and mat, can cut a range of material, including cardstock, vinyl, fabric, […]

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Welcome to The Book Drop: A Podcast by the Farmington Libraries

Curious about what librarians actually do or who we are?   Well our new monthly podcast The Book Drop will help to answer some of those questions, and more! Every episode, host Sarah Mias, an Information Services Librarian at the Main Library, brings on guests to talk about a range of library related topics including library book clubs, […]

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Go Pro with Video Recording at the Farmington Libraries

It’s hard to stay active during these chilly winter months but the Farmington Libraries may have the perfect gadgets to help get you outdoors and stay creative throughout the year!  Introducing the latest additions to The Studio: the Vuze 360 and the GoPro Hero 5. Interested in learning how to use either of these cameras? […]

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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, October 3, 2018 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) Brooklyn Bridge Jane’s Carousel (under the Brooklyn Bridge) […]

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