Library News

Jewelry Hour: Spring Classes

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Do you want to learn how to make (and fix) jewelry? Join us for this regular drop-in program for adults. Morning and afternoon classes at both libraries are available. Use the library’s supplies or bring your own. Barney Library Thursday, March 15, 2 PM – Register Thursday, April 19, 2 PM – Register Thursday, May 17, […]

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Barney Cinema: Spring 2018

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Spend your afternoon enjoying free screenings of critically-acclaimed and award-winning films every 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Barney Library! The Glass Castle (2017) – Trailer Tuesday, March 13, 2:00 PM Based on a memoir, four siblings must learn to take care of themselves as their responsibility-averse, free-spirit parents both inspire and inhibit them. When sober, the children’s […]

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Garmany Music Series: Sunday Chamber Concert with Musical Friends

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Musical Friends, founded in 1996 by Leo Snow, is a chamber group of musicians which gathers various musical friends to perform beautiful music. Virginia Church is a classically-trained flutist who plays concert flute, piccolo, and bass flute in C. She is a flutist in Farmington Valley Symphony Orchestra and Principal Flute in Connecticut Valley Symphony […]

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Bullet Journal Bar @ The Maker Space

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Every Other Thursday @ 10:00 AM Maker Space, Main Library Bullet journals are customizable organization systems that can be your to-do list, sketchbook, notebook, and diary – but most likely, all of the above! Learn new techniques, find inspiration with others, and keep your journal up to date each month. Supplies will be provided, just […]

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VR @ The Studio

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Immerse yourself in the virtual reality experience with the Oculus Rift. Explore the ever-growing line-up of apps specially curated by Farmington Libraries staff. Travel to places around the globe, challenge your skills and your courage with apps like The Climb, watch as characters come to life before your eyes as you become immersed in a […]

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CLEAN FOOD (TM) with Terry Walters: Preparing for Spring

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Wednesday, February 28 7:00 PM Main Library Join us in welcoming back friend and best-selling cookbook author, Terry Walters! She will discuss healthy safe cleansing practices and tools for boosting your immune system to ward off spring allergies before they are upon us (which is soon!). She will demo a cleansing smoothie, teach you how to make […]

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Garmany Music Series: Sunday Chamber Concert with Alturas Duo

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Sunday, February 25 2:00 PM Main Library The Alturas Duo has been recognized as one of the most engaging ensembles performing in the chamber music world today. The only group of its kind, the Duo was formed with the idea of playing South American and classical music by bringing together the unusual combination of the […]

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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, May 23, 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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Ukulele for Everyone!

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Sunday, January 28 2:00 PM Main Library Join the ranks of ukulele players like Elvis, Jack Johnson, and Israel Kamakawiwo’ole! Instructor Julie Stepanek will lead beginners through a lesson, strum-along, and Q&A about the instrument. Feel free to bring your own instrument, but if you don’t have one, it will be provided for you! AGES […]

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Master Class: How To Take Better Photographs With Your Camera

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Mondays, 1/22, 2/5, 2/12, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12 6:00 – 8:00 PM Maker Space Do you have a camera (DSLR, Point & Shoot &/or Mirrorless) that is still in the box or you tried using it a few times and it ended up in the closet? Well it’s time to blow off the dust! Photographer Andy Mars will show you tips on […]

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