Library News

This Business of Fighting: A Human Face on World War II

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Early in 1942, a young man from Rhode Island, Tony Pritchard, who had rarely been outside New England, went into the U.S. Army. By the time he returned home more than five years later, he had been all over the United States and Western Europe, had led troops in combat, had nearly died, had worked […]

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Ready, Set Run! A Series for beginner runners, weekend warriors, and beyond

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READY, SET, RUN! is a series for beginner runners, weekend warriors, and beyond! Our experts will help you reach your personal running goals or simply get started. Runners and non-runners alike are encouraged to attend. Running 101 Thursday, July 12, 7:00 PM New to running or curious about getting started? Then this is a workshop […]

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Family Concert: Yogapalooza with Bari Koral

Catch a concert in Downward Dog! Beloved recording artist and kids’ yoga educator Bari Koral and her band will take kids and families on a rockin’ music and movement adventure. Together we’ll learn yoga with a dancing bear, pop like popcorn, “sleep” like a pony in the barn, fly like rocket ships, run with a […]

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Celebrate Your Pet! An All-Ages Craft Program

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Pets of all shapes and sizes are an important part of our lives and our families. Whether you have a goldfish or a Great Dane, join us to create something special to celebrate your pet! We will have a wide array of crafts supplies from glitter and pom-poms for the kids to canvases and beads […]

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Garmany Music Series Outdoor Concert: Washboard Slim and The Bluelights

Washboard Slim & The Bluelights are back for our summer outdoor concert series! Drawing on a wide variety of traditional music forms, the Bluelights have created a new musical style respecting equally the past and present. A typical Bluelights performance might include original music, early jazz, blues, swing, standards, jug band, gospel, pop music from […]

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American Museum of Natural History: A Farmington Libraries Bus Trip

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Thursday, August 16, 2018 Join Director Jay Johnston for a trip to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City! Cost is $75 per person, which includes: Bus transportation General Museum Admission (PLUS all special exhibitions, giant-screen film, and Space Show) MUSEUM TOURS & SHOWS Public Tours Free with Museum Admission All tours […]

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Line Dancing for Everyone

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Sharyn Farrell is back to show you some new moves! 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 and teens are welcome. No experience or partner […]

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Garmany Music Series Outdoor Concert: Hot Cat Jazz Band

Join us on the Barney Library Lawn to kick off our summer outdoor concert series with the toe-tapping music of the Hot Cat Jazz Band! Enjoy everything from the swing standards of George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Duke Ellington;  big band hits of Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey; to popular songs from the 1920’s, as well as some […]

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Family Concert: The KC Sisters

Bring a picnic dinner and join us for an outdoor family concert with the multi-talented fivesome The KC Sisters! Their rootsy, Americana sound incorporates folk, country, gospel, R&B, and jazz that is fun for the whole family! No registration required. Program is best suited for ages 5 and up; families are welcome. WHEN: Wednesday, June […]

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Mindful Movement: Where the Joy of Movement Meets the Stillness of Meditation

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Angela Mazur and Theresa Nygren return to guide participants through an experiential hour of participating in Let Your Yoga Dance combined with some time for guided meditation. Let Your Yoga Dance is a joyful and energizing session that will awaken your spirit and move your body. All are welcome. No experience of any kind is […]

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